Jacksonville Suns

Jacksonville Suns

MiLB infobox
name = Jacksonville Suns
founded = 1962
city = Jacksonville, Florida
owner = Peter Bragan, Sr
misc =
gm = Pedro Bragan, Jr
manager = John Shoemaker

class level = Double-A (1970-present)
past class level= Triple-A (1962-1968)
current league = Southern League (1970-Present)
conference =
division = Southern Division
past league = International League (1962-1968)
majorleague = Florida Marlins (2009-)
pastmajorleague = Los Angeles Dodgers (2001-2008)
*Detroit Tigers (1994-2000)
*Seattle Mariners (1991-1993)
*Montreal Expos (1970, 1985-1990)
*Kansas City Royals (1972-1984)
*New York Mets (1966-1968)
*St. Louis Cardinals (1964-65)
*Cleveland Indians (1962-63, 1971)
uniform =
nickname = Jacksonville Suns (1962-present)
pastnames =
ballpark = Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
pastparks = Sam W. Wolfson Baseball Park
leaguechamps = 1968, 1996, 2001, 2005
divisionchamps =
misc6 =
owner = Peter D. Bragan, Sr.
manager = John Shoemaker
gm = Kirk Goodman

The Jacksonville Suns are a minor league baseball team that plays in Jacksonville, Florida. The team is a member of the Southern League, is the Class AA affiliate of the Florida Marlins, and won the AA championship in 2005. In the past the Suns have been affiliated with the Los Angeles Dodgers (2001-2008), the Kansas City Royals (1972-1984), the Montreal Expos (1985-1990), the Seattle Mariners (1991-1994), and the Detroit Tigers (1994-2000).

The team plays at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, an 11,000-person capacity park that opened in 2003.

Current roster

Notable players who once played for the Suns or another team in Jacksonville

*Russell Martin
*Juan Encarnación
*Tug McGraw
*Alex Rodriguez
*Nolan Ryan
*Tom Seaver
*Hank Aaron
*Phil Niekro
*Tommy John
*Randy Johnson
*Hoyt Wilhelm
*Alan Ashby
*Skeeter Barnes
*Buddy Biancalana
*Tom Candiotti
*Ed Charles
*Tony Cloninger
*Onix Concepcion
*Chuck Cottier
*Wes Covington
*Al Cowens
*Delino DeShields
*Jim Frey
*Mark Gardner
*Mark Gubicza
*Atlee Hammaker
*Danny Jackson
*Tom Kelly
*Jerry Koosman
*Bill Laskey
*Dale Long
*Dal Maxvill
*Sam McDowell
*Amos Otis
*Jamie Quirk
*Dan Quisenberry
*Steve Renko
*Bret Saberhagen
*Ken Singleton
*Don Slaught
*Luis Tiant
*Bobby Tolan
*Bob Uecker
*Zoilo Versalles
*John Wathan
*Frank White
*Willie Wilson
*Bret Boone
*Frank Catalanotto
*Francisco Cordero
*Bubba Crosby
*Andres Galarraga
*Mike Hampton
*Brandon Inge
*Gabe Kapler
*Derek Lowe
*Mike Maroth
*Edgar Martínez
*Phil Nevin
*Matt Stairs
*John Vander Wal
*Larry Walker
*Jeff Weaver
*Chad Billingsley
*James Loney

External links

* [http://www.jaxsuns.com/ Jacksonsville Suns official website]

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