1989 Vancouver Canadians Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 73-69
Finished 2nd in the PCL's North Division
Manager: Marv Foley (73-69)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ballpark: Nat Bailey Stadium
Attendance: 281,812, Avg. 3,969
1989 Vancouver Canadians Statistics

Playoffs - Vancouver Canadians 3 games, Calgary Cannons 0
Finals - Vancouver Canadians 3 games, Albuquerque Dukes 1

The Vancouver Canadians of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1989 season with a record of 73 wins and 69 losses, finishing second in the league's North Division.

The Canadians conceded 527 runs, the lowest total in the circuit. Vancouver plated 498 runs, worst in the circuit,. Billy Jo Robidoux paced the team with 11 home runs Steve Springer accounted for 56 RBI. Lance Johnson led all regular batters by connecting at a .304 clip, while Adam Peterson topped the squad with 14 wins, and Jeff Bittiger recorded a 2.12 ERA, leading qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1989 Vancouver Canadians who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Mark Davis, John Davis, Tom Drees, Doug Frobel, Ray Chadwick, Jeff Bittiger, Rick Rodriguez, Billy Jo Robidoux, Jeff Schaefer, Sammy Sosa, Keith Smith, Steve Springer, Jose Segura, Adam Peterson, John Pawlowski, Jack Hardy, Lance Johnson, Jerry Kutzler, Greg Hibbard, Carlos Martinez, Russ Morman, Ken Patterson, Kelly Paris, Bill Long, Jack McDowell, Tom McCarthy, Matt Merullo, Jim Weaver, George Wright, Marc Sullivan, Jerry Willard, Dana Williams and Eddie Williams.

Marv Foley served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jeff BittigerRRApril 13, 19625'10"175Jersey City, NJ US
Tony BlasucciLLApril 28, 19626'3"206
Ray ChadwickSRNovember 17, 19626'2"180Durham, NC US
John DavisRRJanuary 5, 19636'7"215Chicago, IL US
Kevin DavisSRJuly 6, 19645'9"180Charlotte, NC US
Mark DavisRRNovember 25, 19646'0"180San Diego, CA US
Tom DreesSLJune 17, 19636'6"210Des Moines, IA US
Tom ForresterLLApril 16, 19646'2"195
Doug FrobelLRJune 6, 19596'4"196Ottawa, ON CA
Jack HardyRROctober 8, 19596'2"175St. Petersburg, FL US
Greg HibbardLLSeptember 13, 19646'0"180New Orleans, LA US
Lance JohnsonLLJuly 6, 19635'10"160Cincinnati, OH US
Jerry KutzlerLRMarch 25, 19656'1"175Waukegan, IL US
Doug LittleRNovember 14, 19636'0"165
Bill LongRRFebruary 29, 19606'0"185Cincinnati, OH US
Carlos MartinezRRAugust 11, 19656'5"175La Guaira, Vargas VE
Tom McCarthyRRJune 18, 19616'0"180Landstuhl, DE
Jack McDowellRRJanuary 16, 19666'5"180Van Nuys, CA US
Glen McElroyRRMarch 18, 19645'10"180
Marlin McPhailRRNovember 24, 19606'0"185New London, CT US
Matt MerulloLRAugust 4, 19656'2"200Winchester, MA US
Russ MormanRRApril 28, 19626'4"215Independence, MO US
Kelly ParisRROctober 17, 19576'0"175Encino, CA US
Ken PattersonLLJuly 8, 19646'4"210Costa Mesa, CA US
John PawlowskiRRSeptember 6, 19636'2"175Johnson City, NY US
Adam PetersonRRDecember 11, 19656'3"190Long Beach, CA US
Billy Jo RobidouxLRJanuary 13, 19646'1"200Ware, MA US
Rick RodriguezRRSeptember 21, 19606'3"190Oakland, CA US
Jeff SchaeferRRMay 31, 19605'10"170Patchogue, NY US
Jose SeguraRRJanuary 26, 19635'11"180Fundacion, Barahona DO
Keith SmithSROctober 20, 19616'1"175Los Angeles, CA US
Sammy SosaRRNovember 12, 19686'0"165San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Steve SpringerRRFebruary 11, 19616'0"190Long Beach, CA US
Marc SullivanRRJuly 25, 19586'4"205Quincy, MA US
Dan WagnerRROctober 23, 19646'0"185
Jim WeaverLLOctober 10, 19596'3"190Kingston, NY US
Jerry WillardLRMarch 14, 19606'2"195Oxnard, CA US
Dana WilliamsRRMarch 20, 19635'10"170Weirton, WV US
Eddie WilliamsRRNovember 1, 19646'0"175Shreveport, LA US
George WrightSRDecember 22, 19585'11"180Oklahoma City, OK US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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