2002 Vancouver Canadians Roster

Northwest League (NL) - Class: Short Season A
Team Record: 37-39
4th in the NL's West Division
Manager: Orv Franchuk (37-39)
Affiliation: Oakland Athletics
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ballpark: Nat Bailey Stadium
Attendance: 127,099, Avg. 3,345 in 38 home dates
2002 Vancouver Canadians Statistics

The Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League ended the 2002 season with a record of 37 wins and 39 losses, fourth in the league's West Division. The team scored 334 runs, while allowing 310 runs. Orv Franchuk served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Donald AtencioRRAugust 1, 19816'4"190Farmington, NM US
John BakerLRJanuary 20, 19816'1"215Alameda, CA US
David BeckLLFebruary 23, 19786'5"230Middleburg Heights, OH US
Joe BlantonRRDecember 11, 19806'3"215Bowling Green, KY US
Jeremy BrownRROctober 25, 19795'10"226Birmingham, AL US
Jared BurtonRRJune 2, 19816'5"225Westminster, SC US
Santiago CasillaRRJuly 25, 19806'0"210San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Brant ColamarinoLLDecember 4, 19805'11"225Pittsburgh, PA US
J. R. CriderRRDecember 7, 19796'1"195Honolulu, HI US
Justin CrowderLLSeptember 24, 19796'0"208Mobile, AL US
Nelson CruzRRJuly 1, 19806'2"230Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Monte Cristi DO
Drew DickinsonLLDecember 13, 19796'2"174Freeport, IL US
Chris DunwellRRJanuary 29, 19806'1"193San Diego, CA US
Ben FritzRRMarch 29, 19816'4"240San Jose, CA US
Danny GibbonsLROctober 21, 19806'3"200Toronto, ON CA
Chris GillRRFebruary 17, 19816'0"188San Diego, CA US
Francis GomezRRSeptember 2, 19815'11"184La Romana, La Romana DO
David HarrimanRROctober 15, 19806'0"200Richmond, BC CA
Chris HowayRRAugust 17, 19796'3"220New Westminster, BC CA
Thad JohnsonRRApril 22, 19796'4"205Hays, KS US
Otis KellyRRMay 27, 19796'2"221Florence, SC US
Mark KigerRRMay 30, 19805'11"180San Diego, CA US
Shawn KohnRRJanuary 28, 19806'2"208Madison, WI US
Leonard LanderosLLDecember 12, 19806'3"185Exeter, CA US
Brigmer LeonRRApril 7, 19816'3"213Cumana, Sucre VE
Sandy MaderaRRAugust 11, 19806'2"176Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
John McCurdyRRApril 17, 19816'1"200Pittsburgh, PA US
Jed MorrisLRMarch 4, 19805'11"200Eugene, OR US
Jeff MuessigRRFebruary 27, 19826'1"220Mount Sinai, NY US
Bill MurphyLLMay 9, 19815'11"195Anaheim, CA US
Austin NagleRROctober 20, 19826'1"190Baton Rouge, LA US
Kirk NordnessRRDecember 20, 19796'0"200Portland, OR US
Steve ObenchainRRJuly 29, 19816'5"220South Bend, IN US
J. P. PeirceRROctober 4, 19796'3"210Wichita Falls, TX US
J. R. PickensLRJune 22, 19806'0"227Plano, TX US
Manuel RodriguezRRMay 2, 19816'3"183Jusepin, VE
Brian RookeRRAugust 8, 19796'2"210Santa Monica, CA US
Steve SchilskyRRJanuary 3, 19816'2"210Springfield, IL US
Chris ShankRRJanuary 31, 19816'1"200Fitchburg, MA US
Eduardo SierraRRApril 15, 19826'3"185San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Brian StaviskyLRJuly 6, 19806'3"230Olean, NY US
John SuomiLROctober 5, 19805'11"200Toronto, ON CA
Nick SwisherSLNovember 25, 19806'0"195Columbus, OH US
Mark TeahenLRSeptember 6, 19816'3"230Redlands, CA US
Chris TritleRRJune 22, 19826'3"210Cedar Rapids, IA US
Lloyd TurnerRRApril 11, 19806'1"175Warner Robins, GA US
Kory WaymentRRFebruary 18, 19816'1"173Ogden, UT 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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