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Monday, December 26, 2022

1990 Prince William Cannons, high-A affiliate of the New York Yankees

Features on each member of the 1990 Prince William Cannons, high-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, as included in that year's team set. 

Prince William Cannons (30)

  1. Sammy Arena started as clubhouse manager, then became club general manager, 12/26/22
  2. Brad Ausmus maintained his skills over 18 major league seasons; Then managed Tigers, Angels, 12/14/22
  3. Jason Bridges just wanted to play baseball; Did over three seasons, made high-A, 12/16/22
  4. Mike Brown showed his back was healthy, then saw time in six ML seasons, coached, scouted, 12/22/22
  5. Art Canestro played five seasons, made high-A; Elbow injury ended career, 11/18/22
  6. Russ Davis dreamed about playing in big leagues; Made it over eight seasons, with three teams, 12/25/22
  7. Gary Denbo knew Jeter's swing better than anyone; Served as player, coach, in Jeter's front office, 12/6/22
  8. Herb Erhardt believed as long as he played, he had a chance; Saw four seasons, made high-A, 11/20/22
  9. Mike Gardella's confidence improved watching big leaguers; Saw seven pro seasons, made AAA, 12/5/22
  10. Cullen Hartzog became among Yankees' top prospects, then got injured; Saw five pro seasons, made AA, 12/8/22
  11. Kiki Hernandez worked hard mentally and physically over decade in pros; Topped out at AAA, 12/1/22
  12. David Howell helped carry college team's offense; Saw five pro seasons, made AA, 12/10/22
  13. Darren London handled scary incident first year as trainer, then spent three decades in organization, 12/17/22
  14. Bob Mariano did pretty much everything over his long career in baseball; Had passion to teach, 12/19/22
  15. Ed Martel made AAA with the Yankees, but injuries slowed career; Later studied injuries; Passed in 2018, 11/13/22
  16. James Moody received praise at Oneonta and Prince William; Saw two pro seasons, made high-A, 12/2/22
  17. Jerry Nielsen got ML debut out of way without nerves; Saw two ML seasons with Yankees, Angels, 11/13/22
  18. Sherman Obando hoped for regular big league time, got it with Expos - then in Japan, 11/12/22
  19. Paul Oster set short-term goals early on; Saw seven pro campaigns, made AA, 11/11/22
  20. Rich Polak adjusted to pros and new pitching role; Saw six seasons, made AA, 11/12/22
  21. Bruce Prybylinski came back from bad arm to make AA; Saw six pro seasons, missed bigs, 11/15/22
  22. Curtis Ralph felt confident in himself, then saw eight pro seasons; Made AAA, 11/10/22
  23. Andres Rodriguez had solid night for Fort Lauderdale in 1992; Saw four pro seasons, made high-A, 12/21/22
  24. Frank Seminara pitched well-controlled over three major league seasons, then went into financial advising, 12/10/22
  25. Dave Silvestri played baseball in the Olympics and in bigs: Saw time in eight ML seasons, 12/3/22
  26. J.T. Snow took pride in his defense; Saw 16 ML seasons, won six Gold Gloves, 11/29/22
  27. John Viera saw college career imperiled by miscommunication; Saw four pro seasons, made AAA, 11/11/22
  28. Tom Weeks played with Deion at Fort Lauderdale; Saw four pro seasons, made high-A, 11/17/22
  29. Jim Wiley threw strong innings at high-A; Saw six pro seasons, topped out at AA, 11/27/22
  30. Mauricio Zazueta started in the Yankees system, then made a career in his native Mexico, 12/20/22

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