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