2001 Williamsport Crosscutters Roster

New York-Pennsylvania League (NYPL) - Class: Short Season A
Team Record: 48-26
Finished 1st in the NYPL's McNamara Division
Manager: Tony Beasley (48-26)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Bowman Field 1924-
Attendance: 72,258, Avg. 2,007 in 36 home dates
2001 Williamsport Crosscutters Statistics

Playoffs - Williamsport Crosscutters 2 games, Jamestown Jammers 0
Finals - Brooklyn Cyclones 1 game, Williamsport Crosscutters 0 - Series cancelled; Brooklyn and Williamsport declared co-champions.

The Williamsport Crosscutters of the New York-Pennsylvania League ended the 2001 season with a record of 48 wins and 26 losses, finishing first in the league's McNamara Division.

The Crosscutters scored 374 runs and yielded 275 runs. Walter Young led Williamsport with 13 home runs and drove in 47 runs. Chris Duffy paced all regular hitters by hitting .317, and Juan Rodriguez topped the team with 8 wins, while Ian Snell earned a 1.4 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 2001 Williamsport Crosscutters who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Jose Bautista, Adrian Brown, John Van Benschoten, Walter Young, Jose Silva, Chris Shelton, Ian Snell, Chris Duffy, Rajai Davis and Roberto Novoa.

Tony Beasley served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Humberto AliendoRROctober 31, 19806'1"170, Miranda VE
Avelino AsprillaRRJanuary 1, 19815'11"190Calidonia, PA
Jose BautistaRROctober 19, 19806'0"205Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Jason BiddlestoneRRAugust 12, 19786'4"202Westerville, OH US
Brady BornerLLApril 12, 19795'10"182Edina, MN US
Adrian BrownSRFebruary 7, 19746'0"175McComb, MS US
Joe BurruezoRRSeptember 10, 19805'11"174Tampa, FL US
Yoelmis CabreraRROctober 4, 19815'11"155San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Travis ChapmanRRSeptember 6, 19806'1"215Bakersfield, CA US
Claudell ClarkRLNovember 20, 19795'11"185Chesapeake, VA US
Jorge CortesLLOctober 17, 19806'0"180Barranquilla, Atlantico CO
Alex CruzRRApril 9, 19816'0"170New Port Richey, FL US
Dan D'AmatoLLNovember 8, 19796'1"190West Chester, PA US
Rajai DavisRROctober 19, 19805'10"195Norwich, CT US
Miguel De La CruzRROctober 18, 19796'2"180Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Carlos De Los SantosRRApril 11, 19786'0"180Azua, Azua DO
Chris DuffyLLApril 20, 19805'10"185Brattleboro, VT US
Jeff DutrembleLLOctober 8, 19786'2"200Biddeford, ME US
Michael FortinRRJuly 31, 19776'5"205Holyoke, MA US
Drew FriedbergLLMarch 3, 19796'2"205Madison, WI US
Ron GilchristLLJanuary 17, 19786'1"200Baton Rouge, LA US
Julio GuerreroRRJanuary 4, 19816'4"200San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
David HawkLLJune 20, 19796'6"213Bakersfield, CA US
Josh HudnallRRFebruary 22, 19806'3"180Monroe, LA US
Alexander LissirRRDecember 29, 19826'0"207Tucacas, Falcon VE
Matt MeathSROctober 6, 19796'0"175Chicago, IL US
Victor MercedesSRApril 15, 19795'11"190La Romana, La Romana DO
Jeff MillerRRFebruary 1, 19806'4"220Belleville, NJ US
Jon MylerRRAugust 5, 19796'0"215Warren, PA US
Roberto NovoaRRAugust 15, 19796'5"200Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan DO
Zack RieraSRApril 16, 19796'0"190Tallahassee, FL US
Juan RodriguezRRJune 10, 19816'1"190Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi DO
Jon SearlesRRJanuary 18, 19816'3"200Huntington, NY US
Chris SheltonRRJune 26, 19806'0"220Salt Lake City, UT US
Jose SilvaRRDecember 19, 19736'6"235Tijuana, Baja California MX
Ian SnellRROctober 30, 19815'11"200Dover, DE US
Aaron StoryLLOctober 2, 19806'0"180Lawrenceburg, TN US
John Van BenschotenRRApril 14, 19806'4"215San Diego, CA US
Troy VeleberSRJune 7, 19795'10"165Jacksonville, FL US
Walter YoungLRFebruary 18, 19806'5"320Hattiesburg, MS 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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