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1997 St. Louis CardinalsPayroll Summary
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Dennis Eckersley earned $1,625,000 for the 1997 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record73-89 (4th in National League Central)League Rank12thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkBusch Stadium II
ManagerTony La RussaGeneral ManagerWalt Jocketty
CoachesMark DeJohn (Bullpen Coach), Dave Duncan (Pitching Coach), George Hendrick (Hitting Coach), Rene Lachemann (Third Base Coach), Carney Lansford (Bench Coach), Dave McKay (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAdam Kennedy (#20)
Payroll$44,179,167 (Rank: 9th)
Attendance2,634,014 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesLouisville Redbirds (AAA) 58-85 ... Arkansas Travelers (AA) 68-72 ... Prince William Cannons (A+) 69-70 ... Peoria Chiefs (A) 70-69 ... New Jersey Cardinals (A-) 35-39 ... Johnson City Cardinals (Rk) 23-45 ...
Years Available1892-2019

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Payroll Data for 1997 St. Louis Cardinals

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Manny AybarP6-1 177 R-R 1969-11-28 27Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2005
1991-   UDFA-SLN
150,00076638  
Rich BatchelorP6-1 195 R-R 1967-04-08 30Florence,South Carolina MLB1990-20001993-1997
1989-38- 987-NYA
157,50071429  
Jose BautistaP6-1 205 R-R 1964-07-25 32Bani,Dom Rep MLB1981-20001988-1997
1981-   UDFA-NYN
150,00076640  
David Bell3B-2B5-10 175 R-R 1972-09-14 24Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1990-20061995-2006
1990- 7- 190-CLE
170,00066928  
Rigo BeltranP5-11 185 L-L 1969-11-13 27Tijuana,Mexico MLB1990-20061997-2004
1991-26- 675-SLN
150,00076641  
Alan BenesP6-5 235 R-R 1972-01-21 25Evansville,Indiana MLB1991-20061995-2003
1993- 1-  16-SLN
240,00052025  
Andy BenesP6-6 245 R-R 1967-08-20 29Evansville,Indiana MLB1986-20021989-2002
1988- 1-   1-SDN
4,850,000482  
Jeff Berblinger2B6-0 190 R-R 1970-11-19 26Wichita,Kansas MLB1990-20021997-1997
1993- 7- 200-SLN
150,00076642  
Mike BusbyP6-4 210 R-R 1972-12-27 24Lomita,California MLB1991-20011996-1999
1991-14- 363-SLN
150,00076643  
Royce ClaytonSS6-0 183 R-R 1970-01-02 27Burbank,California MLB1988-20071991-2007
1988- 1-  15-SFN
2,650,0001519  
Delino DeShields2B6-1 175 L-R 1969-01-15 28Seaford,Delaware MLB1987-20021990-2002
1987- 1-  12-MON
1,600,00023214  
Mike DiFeliceC6-2 205 R-R 1969-05-28 28Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081996-2008
1991-11- 285-SLN
152,50075033  
Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 42Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998
1972- 3-  50-CLE
1,625,00022913  
Tony FossasP6-0 187 L-L 1957-09-23 39Havana,Cuba MLB1979-19991988-1999
1979-12- 303-TEX
750,00031916  
Micah FranklinRF6-0 205 B-R 1972-04-25 25San Francisco,California MLB1990-20041997-1997
1990- 3-  90-NYN
150,00076644  
John FrascatoreP6-1 223 R-R 1970-02-04 27Queens,New York MLB1989-20011994-2001
1991-24- 623-SLN
155,00072131  
Gary Gaetti3B6-0 205 R-R 1958-08-19 38Centralia,Illinois MLB1979-20001981-2000
1979- 1-  11-MIN
2,100,00018110  
Mike Gallego2B-SS5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 36Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997
1981- 2-  33-OAK
150,00076645  
Ron GantLF-CF6-0 196 R-R 1965-03-02 32Victoria,Texas MLB1983-20031987-2003
1983- 4- 100-ATL
4,500,000684  
Scarborough GreenCF-RF5-10 170 R-R 1974-06-09 23Creve Coeur,Missouri MLB1993-20011997-2000
1992-10- 279-SLN
150,00076646  
Mike Gulan3B6-1 190 R-R 1970-12-18 26Steubenville,Ohio MLB1991-20041997-2001
1992- 2-  53-SLN
150,00076635  
Rick HoneycuttP6-1 190 L-L 1954-06-29 43Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1976-19971977-1997
1976-17- 405-PIT
500,00037619  
Danny JacksonP6-0 195 R-L 1962-01-05 35San Antonio,Texas MLB1981-19971983-1997
1982- 1-   1-KCA
4,600,000623  
Brian JordanRF-LF6-1 206 R-R 1967-03-29 30Baltimore,Maryland MLB1986-20061992-2006
1988- 1-  29-SLN
3,300,0001087  
Curtis KingP6-5 205 R-R 1970-10-25 26Norristown,Pennsylvania MLB1994-19991997-1999
1994- 5- 138-SLN
150,00076647  
Tom LampkinC5-11 195 L-R 1964-03-04 33Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1984-20021988-2002
1986-11- 265-CLE
500,00037618  
Ray LankfordLF5-11 200 L-L 1967-06-05 30Modesto,California MLB1987-20041990-2004
1987- 3-  72-SLN
4,466,667725  
Scott Livingstone3B-1B6-0 190 L-R 1965-07-15 31Dallas,Texas MLB1985-20011991-1998
1988- 2-  56-DET
600,00035317  
Sean LoweP6-2 205 R-R 1971-03-29 26Dallas,Texas MLB1991-20031997-2003
1992- 1-  15-SLN
150,00076637  
Eric LudwickP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-14 25Whiteman AFB,Missouri MLB1991-20021996-1999
1993- 2-  50-NYN
155,00072132  
John MabryRF-1B6-4 195 L-R 1970-10-17 26Wilmington,Delaware MLB1991-20071994-2007
1991- 6- 155-SLN
390,00042821  
Eli MarreroLF-RF6-1 180 R-R 1973-11-17 23Havana,Cuba MLB1993-20071997-2006
1993- 3-  88-SLN
150,00076636  
T.J. MathewsP6-1 214 R-R 1970-01-19 27Belleville,Illinois MLB1989-20061995-2002
1992-36-1007-SLN
240,00052024  
Willie McGeeRF-CF6-1 185 B-R 1958-11-02 38San Francisco,California MLB1977-19991982-1999
1977- 1-  15-NYA
1,300,00025315  
Tom McGrawP6-2 195 L-L 1967-12-08 29Portland,Oregon MLB1987-19981997-1997
1990- 6- 169-MIL
150,00076648  
Mark McGwire1B6-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 33Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001
1984- 1-  10-OAK
7,150,00081  
Roberto Mejia2B5-11 160 R-R 1972-04-14 25Hato Mayor del Rey,Dom Rep MLB1991-20091993-1997
1988-   UDFA-LAN
185,00061327  
Matt MorrisP6-5 210 R-R 1974-08-09 22Middletown,New York MLB1993-20081997-2008
1995- 1-  12-SLN
150,00076634  
Luis Ordaz2B-SS5-11 170 R-R 1975-08-12 21Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1993-20101997-2006
1992-   UDFA--
150,00076639  
Donovan OsborneP6-2 195 L-L 1969-06-21 28Roseville,California MLB1988-20081992-2004
1990- 1-  13-SLN
2,750,0001438  
Tom PagnozziC6-1 190 R-R 1962-07-30 34Tucson,Arizona MLB1983-19981987-1998
1983- 8- 208-SLN
1,650,00022611  
Lance PainterP6-1 200 L-L 1967-07-21 29Bedford,England MLB1990-20031993-2003
1990-25- 681-SDN
375,00043622  
Mark PetkovsekP6-0 198 R-R 1965-11-18 31Beaumont,Texas MLB1986-20011991-2001
1987- 1-  29-TEX
325,00046323  
Phil PlantierLF-RF5-11 195 L-R 1969-01-27 28Manchester,New Hampshire MLB1987-19981990-1997
1987-11- 292-BOS
150,00076649  
Brady RaggioP6-4 210 R-R 1972-09-17 24Los Angeles,California MLB1992-20051997-2003
1992-20- 559-SLN
150,00076650  
Steve Scarsone2B-3B6-2 195 R-R 1966-04-11 31Anaheim,California MLB1986-19991992-1999
1986- 2-  34-PHI
150,00076651  
Danny SheafferC6-0 185 R-R 1961-08-02 35Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19981987-1997
1981- 1-  20-BOS
425,00040320  
Todd StottlemyreP6-3 200 L-R 1965-05-20 32Yakima,Washington MLB1983-20021988-2002
1985- 1-   1-SLN
4,100,000766  
Mark SweeneyRF-1B6-1 195 L-L 1969-10-26 27Framingham,Massachusetts MLB1988-20081995-2008
1991- 9- 246-CAL
185,00061326  
Fernando ValenzuelaP5-11 195 L-L 1960-11-01 36Etchohuaquila,Mexico MLB1979-19971980-1997
1979-   UDFA-LAN
1,650,00022612  
Dmitri YoungLF-1B6-2 235 B-R 1973-10-11 23Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1991-20091996-2008
1991- 1-   4-SLN
155,00072130