Prairie League

Team Opening Day Rosters

Regina
Cyclones

West Man
Wranglers

Grand Forks
Varmints

Saskatoon
Stallions


Moose Jaw
Diamond Dogs

Southern
Minny Stars

Minot
Mallards

Aberdeen
Pheasants


ABERDEEN PHEASANTS

Opening Day Roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         

25

Altaffer, Todd

LHP

6' 2"

245

Tullahoma, TN

Waterloo Damonds

26

Archer, Durt

RHP

6' 4

230

Burlington, WA

New Orleans Zephyrs

16

Brown,Cory

RHP

6' 3"

185

St. Petersburg, FL

High Desert Mavericks

14

Mejias, Fernando

RHP

6' 3"

210

Coaberdava, VZ

Venezuela

29

Nygaard, Chris

LHP

6' 3"

240

Margaate, FL

Taiwan

1

Ramirez, Marco

RHP

5' 11"

175

Tampa, FL

Univ. of Central Florida

21

Reyes, Jose

RHP

6' 3"

220

Bronx, NY

Albany DiamondDogs

18

Rhodriquez, Rory

RHP

5' 10"

190

Miami, FL

West PalmBeach Expos

15

Roque, Alberto

RHP

6' 0"

195

San Turce, PR

New Jersey Cardinals

3

Carmon, Brad

RHP

6' 3"

225

Howard, SD

Univ. of South Dakota

             
 

Catchers

         

22

Gay, Brad

R-R

5' 11"

210

St. Petersburg, FL

Aberdeen Pheasants

28

Strus, George

S-R

6' 2"

225

North Caldwell, NJ

Aberdeen Pheasants

             
 

Infield

         

23

Berlin, Randy

R-R

6' 4"

220

Rockville, MD

Albany Diamond Dogs

5

Dour, Craig

R-R

6' 1"

170

Palm Harbor, FL

Univ. South Carolina

12

Huff, Chris

R-R

5' 9"

170

Winter Springs, FL

Aberdeen Pheasants

4

Szwejbka, Ryan

R-R

5' 10"

175

Fairport, NY

Univ. South Carolina

             
 

Outfield

         

17

Tovar, Edgar

R-R

6' 1"

170

Estado, VZ

Aberdeen Pheasants

7

Larrequi, Edgardo

R-R

5' 11"

200

Carolina, PR

Orlano Cubs

13

Smith, Luke

R-R

6' 0"

205

St. Petersburg, FL

Aberdeen Pheasants

30

Smith, Tom

S-R

6' 2"

240

Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Sultans

8

Lally, J.J.

R-R

5' 10"

168

Dennison, IA

Univ. of South Dakota

             

#10

Manager - Bob Flori

#19 Coach - Kevin Elliott

 
             

Trainer - Amy Jo Vietor

 

#27 Dallas Bohle

 

 


(AUSTIN) SOUTHERN MINNY STARS

Opening day roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         
 

Juan Berenguer

R-R

   

Eden Prairie, MN

Minnesota Twins

 

Jonathan Jenkins

R-R

   

Culpeper, VA

Chicago White Sox

 

Chris Gogolewski

L-L

   

Oshkosh, WI

Texas Rangers

 

Brett Lagerblade

R-L

   

Rock Island, IL

Moose Jaw Diamond Dogs

 

Justin Fletschock

R-R

   

Munich, ND

North Dakota State

 

Chris Bartosiewski

R-R

   

Sauk Center, MN

North Dakota State

 

Steve Hayward

R-R

   

New York City, NY

Boston Red Sox

 

Jason Rogalski

R-L

   

Minneapolis, MN

Chicago White Sox

 

Dennis Hogan

R-R

   

CT

Siena College(NY)

 

Catchers

         
 

Matt Paulsen

R-R

   

St. Louis Park, MN

Moose Jaw Diamond Dogs

 

Brian Sutter

S-R

   

Goodhue, MN

Minnealpolis Loons

 

Infielders

         
 

Dwayne Gerald

R-R

   

St. Pauls, NC

Kansas City Royals

 

Eddie Gerald

S-R

   

St. Pauls, NC

Kansas City Royals

 

Chris McMillan

R-R

   

Santa Maria, CA

Welland Aqua Ducks

 

Sean McKamie

R-R

   

St. Paul, MN

Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Shaun Figuroa

R-R

   

Hoboken, NJ

Rider University(NJ)

 

Joe Gordon

R-R

   

Simi Valley, CA

Brandon Grey Owls

 

Outfielders

         
 

Ramon Vega

R-R

   

Puerto Rico

San Francisco Giants

 

Jarvis White

R-R

   

Palmetto, FL

Baltimore Orioles

 

Darrio Green

L-R

   

Tupelo, MS

Will County Cheetahs

 

Bobby Kneefe

L-L

   

St. Michael, MN

Minneapolis Loons

             
 

Greg Olson

Director Baseball Ops.

Edina, MN

Atlanta Braves

 

Paul Pruitt

General Manager

Atlanta, GA

Minnesota Timberwolves

 

Kevin Graber

Manager

 

Albany, NY

Pine Rivers(Australia)

 

Jonathan Jenkins

Pitching Coach

 

Culpeper, VA

Chicago White Sox

 

Scott Sheehan

Bullpen Catcher

 

Omaha, NE

Omaha Merchants

 

GRAND FORKS VARMINTS

Opening day roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         
 

Dickie Brown

RHP

       
 

Ryan Heuchert

RHP

       
 

Sammie Mathis

RHP

       
 

Jess Gonzales

RHP

       
 

Rob Gaiko

RHP

       
 

Neil Forsythe

RHP

       
 

David Prosser

RHP

       
 

Trevor Standlund

LHP

       
 

Catchers

         
 

Tom Careione

         
 

Bryan Pell

         
 

Infielders

         
 

Cory Wafer

         
 

Bill Dunn

         
 

Jamie Hoffner

         
 

Brian sosa

         
 

Jason Wandler

         
 

James Wambach

         
 

Scott Whetter

         
 

Outfielders

         
 

Shea Wardwell

         
 

Larry Hisle Jr.

         
 

Ty Griffin

         
             
 

Mike Verdi

Manager

     

MINOT MALLARDS

Opening day roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         

7

Damon Newman

RHP

       

18

John Kelly

RHP

       

19

Collin Kerley

RHP

       

25

Craig Lewis

RHP

       

26

Henry Ogden

RHP

       

29

Aaron Knieper

RHP

       

39

Bill Bragg

RHP

       

24

Chris Shanahan

LHP

       

33

Ken Osterkamp

LHP

       

12

Chris Parker

         
 

Catchers

         

11

Cory Reeder

         

27

Alonzo Ramirez

         
 

Infielders

         

1

Derek Smith

         

35

Jay Reid (Coach)

         

5

Louie Napoleon

         

17

Ashanti McDonald

         

23

Darryl Robinson

         
 

Outfielders

         

21

Marc Albarado

         

4

Gary Collum

         

28

Todd Vanek

         

15

Marshall Bennett

         

 


MOOSE JAW DIAMOND DOGS

(suspended play midseason)

Opening Day Roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         

7

Lee Langley

         

10

Scott Engelhart

         

15

Russ Lehoisky

         

16

Scott Myers

         

21

Rob Debrino

         

31

Jon Wente

         

34

Mike Toney

         

37

Josh Oliver

         

44

Derron Spiller

         
 

Catchers

         

8

Andrew Prater

         

9

Brad Heller

         
 

Infielders

         

1

Kevin Bracy

         

6

Mack Steele

         

27

Pacer Wilson

         

12

Mark Henry

         

22

Bobby Holley

         

36

Dan Kopriva

         
 

Outfielders

         

24

Brian Cornelius

         

23

Dave Bingham

         

3

Joelle Williams

         
             

4

Scotty Douglas

Manager

     

30

Tim Kissner

Coach

       
 

Tetsuji Shinoda

Coach

       
 

Don Anderson

General Manager

   

 


REGINA CYCLONES

Opening Day Roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         

47

Nick Lovato

RHP

6' 1"

195

Alberquerque, NM

Sioux Falls(Northern)

34

Bo Magee

LHP

6' 5"

200

Jackson,MS

Moose Jaw(Prairie)

26

Patrick Meier

LHP

6' 4"

190

Aurora, CO

Cyclones

18

Daisuke Miyashita

RHP

6' 0"

195

Tokyo, Japan

N/A

33

Morgan Reiter

RHP

6' 2"

175

Kelowna, BC

SW Texas St. Univ.

24

Steve Spurgeon

RHP

6' 1"

190

Omaha, NE

Grand Forks(Prairie)

32

Rod Tafoya

LHP

5' 11"

165

Santa Fe, NM

Erie(NY-Penn)

7

Thomas Taylor

RHP

6' 1"

180

Lousia, VA

El Paso(Texas)

56

Joey Vreonis

RHP

6' 4"

235

Oakley, CA

Pine Bluff(Big South)

 

Catchers

         

9

Randy Kapano

R-R

6' 2"

220

Diamond Bar, CA

Moose Jaw(Prairie)

 

Infielders

         

8

Jim Cafferty

R-R

6' 0"

180

Burbank, CA

Cyclones

30

Malcolm Cepeda

R-R

6' 1"

195

Rio Piedres, PR

Burlington(Midwest)

21

Kiko Garcia

R-R

5' 9"

170

Palmdale, CA

Newark(N.Atl.)

29

Johnny Howard

L-L

6' 2"

205

Pasadena, CA

Minnesota Twins

3

Jarrod Patterson

L-R

6' 1"

195

Clanton, AL

St. Lucie(Fla. St.)

23

Gordon Powell

R-R

6' 2"

202

Cincinnati, OH

Grand Forks(Prairie)

12

Alberto Quintana

R-R

6' 1"

185

Woodridge, IL

Green Bay(Prairie)

 

Outfielders

         

40

Tommy Griffith

R-R

5' 11"

195

Altadena, CA

Moose Jaw(Prairie)

4

Hirohide Hoshikawa

L-L

6' 1"

173

Tokyo, Japan

N/A

17

Reed Olmstead

L-L

6' 4"

225

Pasadena, CA

Thunder Bay(Northern)

 


SASKATOON STALLIONS

Opening day roster 1997

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         
 

Andrew Cochrane

LHP

6'2" 200lbs Richmond B.C. Eugene (Northwest)
 

James Gamble

RHP

5’10" 175 Lafayette, Louisiana Saskatoon(P.L.)
 

Nori Hamada

RHP

6"1" 175 Tuttori, Japan Mesa (AFL)
 

Jadashi Ishiwata

RHP

6’0" 165 Kanagawa, Japan Mugashi
 

Brian Nelson

RHP

6’1 190 San Carlos, Cal. Saskatoon(P.L.)
 

Ernesto Nieves

RHP

5’11" 185 Brooktyn, N.Y Midland(Texas)
 

Terry Rosenkranz

LHP

6'4" 205 Niles, Illinois Orlando(Southern)
 

Rfan Sontag

RHP

6’6" 230 N. Massapequa, NY Atbany (Norhwest)
 

Catchers

         
 

Benji Kaber

RlR 5’9" 185 Pueblo, Colorado Saskatoon(P.L.)
 

Lee Torres

R/R 6’0" 190 Anaheim Hills, CA Long Beach(Western)
 

Infielders

         
 

Dan Helpern

R/R 6’0" 220 Garnersville, NY Dakota(P.L.)
 

Takehito Ishida

R/R 6’0" 165 Hokkaido, Japan Hokkaido
 

Eduardo Rios

R/R 5’10" 160 Caracas, VZ Alberquerque(Pacific Cst)
 

Keitard Yasuraoka

R/R 5’10" 165 Saitana, Japan Kumagya
 

Keith Smith

R/R 6’1" 190 North Hollywood CA Chicago Cubs
 

Outfielders

         
 

Kyle Billingsley

L/L 5’10" 185 Chino Hills, CA Saskatoon(P.L.)
 

Shawn Jeter

L/R 6’2" 185 Shreveport, Louisina Saltillo(Mexico)
 

Andre Johnson

R/R 6’0" 205 Baltimore, Maryland Saskatoon(P.L.)
  Jackie Ross S/R 5’9" 190 Yirgin tslands Thunder Bay (Northern)

 


(Brandon)West Man Wranglers

Opening Day Roster

#

 

B/T

Ht.

Wt.

Residence

Previous Team

 

Pitchers

         
 

Ron Weeks (1B)

L-L

6' 1"

200

 

Westmount University

 

Joshua Foshie

R-R

6' 3"

195

 

Brandon

 

Derek Edison

R-R

6' 1"

200

 

Expos

 

Dave Gray

R-R

6' 2"

230

 

Lewis Clark

 

Ernie Silva

R-R

6' 0"

170

 

Concordia

 

Jeff Fortune

R-R

6' 2"

180

 

Springfield

 

Mike Spears

L-L

6' 0"

220

 

Saskatoon

 

Rick Wagner

R-R

6' 3"

190

 

Brandon

 

Catchers

         
 

Mike Boyle

R-R

6' 0"

200

 

Azusa Pacific

 

Chris Cooper (3B)

R-R

5' 11"

190

 

Brandon

 

Infielders

         
 

Jason Moeller

R-R

6' 0"

170

 

Southern Colorado

 

Scott Payne

R-R

5' 10"

175

 

Cal Baptist

 

Chris Hummell

L-R

6' 3"

205

 

Bend Oregon

 

Patrick Vitamanti

R-R

6' 5"

220

 

Cal Baptist

 

Ed Campaniello

R-R

5' 9"

180

 

Reds

 

Outfielders

         
 

Geoff Clark

L-R

6' 1"

185

 

Regina

 

Bryce Christensen

R-R

5' 9"

175

 

Regina

 

Scott Deck

L-L

5' 11"

180

 

Westmount University

 

Shane Spicer

L-L

5' 10"

161

 

Cal Baptist

 

Steve Esquibel

R-R

6' 0"

215

 

Azusa Pacific

 

Rob Lettulippe

R-R

6' 1"

200

 

Brandon


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