2002 Williamsport Crosscutters Roster

New York-Pennsylvania League (NYPL) - Class: Short Season A
Team Record: 48-28
Finished 2nd in the NYPL's McNamara Division
Manager: Andy Stewart (48-28)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Bowman Field 1924-
Attendance: 82,006, Avg. 2,216 in 37 home dates
2002 Williamsport Crosscutters Statistics

Playoffs - Staten Island Yankees 2 games, Williamsport Crosscutters 0

The Williamsport Crosscutters of the New York-Pennsylvania League ended the 2002 season with a record of 48 wins and 28 losses, finishing second in the league's McNamara Division.

The Crosscutters plated 376 runs and surrendered 304 runs. Brad Eldred paced Williamsport with 10 home runs and drove in 48 runs. Jorge Cortes led all regular batters by hitting .328, while Josh Shortslef topped the squad with 10 wins, and Alex Hart earned a 1.85 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 2002 Williamsport Crosscutters who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Rajai Davis, Brad Eldred, Chris Demaria, Henry Owens, Roberto Novoa and Shane Youman.

Andy Stewart 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
Chris BassRROctober 18, 19816'2"180Shelbyville, IN US
Russ BayerLLDecember 19, 19796'4"200Hinsdale, IL US
David BeighRRFebruary 2, 19816'5"240West Lafayette, IN US
Anthony BocchinoLLMay 15, 19805'10"193Brooklyn, NY US
Travis ChapmanRRSeptember 6, 19806'1"215Bakersfield, CA US
Sam ChristensenLRDecember 20, 19796'4"210Pocatello, ID US
Michael CockrellRRJuly 25, 19815'10"173Long Beach, CA US
Mike CollumRRJuly 16, 19816'3"185Fort Lauderdale, FL US
Jorge CortesLLOctober 17, 19806'0"180Barranquilla, Atlantico CO
Alex CruzRRApril 9, 19816'0"170New Port Richey, FL US
Marcus DavilaRRAugust 14, 19816'1"200Key West, FL US
Rajai DavisRROctober 19, 19805'10"195Norwich, CT US
Chris DemariaSRSeptember 28, 19806'3"210Torrance, CA US
Dean DevineRROctober 4, 19796'0"170Joliet, IL US
Brad EldredRRJuly 12, 19806'6"270Fort Lauderdale, FL US
Nick GravelleLLFebruary 14, 19806'4"190Longview, WA US
Alex HartRRJanuary 10, 19806'6"220Chambersburg, PA US
Chris HoltRRApril 19, 19796'0"190Portland, ME US
Bobby KingsburyLLAugust 30, 19806'1"184Cleveland, OH US
Taber LeeSROctober 18, 19806'1"185Glendale, CA US
Alexander LissirRRDecember 29, 19826'0"207Tucacas, Falcon VE
Chaz LytleLLOctober 27, 19806'1"190Orlando, FL US
Matt MeathSROctober 6, 19796'0"175Chicago, IL US
Manny MejiaRRNovember 5, 19786'2"190Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Victor MercedesSRApril 15, 19795'11"190La Romana, La Romana DO
Ryan NewmanRRFebruary 25, 19795'11"170Hayward, CA US
Roberto NovoaRRAugust 15, 19796'5"200Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan DO
Yoshiyuki OhtsukaRRJune 19, 19805'10"190Yokohama-Shi, JP
Henry OwensRRApril 23, 19796'3"230Miami, FL US
Victor RamosLROctober 4, 19816'3"220San Juan, PR
Juan RodriguezRRJune 10, 19816'1"190Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi DO
Mickey ScalaLRNovember 7, 19776'1"190Des Plaines, IL US
Jon SchneiderRROctober 28, 19796'7"210Norfolk, VA US
Kurt ShaferRRDecember 4, 19816'4"195Tampa, FL US
Josh ShortslefRLFebruary 1, 19826'4"250Oswego, NY US
Shane YoumanLLOctober 11, 19796'4"220New Iberia, LA 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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