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1997 Chicago White SoxPayroll Summary
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Wilson Alvarez earned $4,662,500 for the 1997 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record80-81 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkComiskey Park II
ManagerTerry BevingtonGeneral ManagerRon Schueler
CoachesBill Buckner (Hitting Coach), Ron Jackson (Hitting Coach), Ron Jackson (First Base Coach), Art Kusnyer (Bullpen Coach), Bryan Little (First Base Coach), Joe Nossek (Bench Coach), Mike Pazik (Pitching Coach), Doug Rader (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJason Dellaero (#15)
Payroll$54,377,500 (Rank: 3rd)
Attendance1,864,782 (Rank: 16th)
Minor League AffiliatesNashville Sounds (AAA) 74-69 ... Birmingham Barons (AA) 76-62 ... Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+) 63-77 ... Hickory Crawdads (A) 76-64 ... Bristol White Sox (Rk) 30-38 ... Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk) 26-34 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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Payroll Data for 1997 Chicago White Sox

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)
Jeff AbbottCF-LF6-2 200 R-L 1972-08-17 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1991-20031997-2001
1994- 4- 117-CHA
150,00076641  
Wilson AlvarezP6-1 245 L-L 1970-03-24 27Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1987-20051989-2005
1986-   UDFA-TEX
4,662,500595  
Harold BainesOF6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 38St. Michael's,Maryland MLB1977-20011980-2001
1977- 1-   1-CHA
1,925,0002009  
James BaldwinP6-3 235 R-R 1971-07-15 25Southern Pines,North Carolina MLB1990-20061995-2005
1990- 4- 105-CHA
250,00050723  
Albert BelleLF-RF6-2 210 R-R 1966-08-25 30Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1985-20001989-2000
1987- 2-  47-CLE
10,000,00011  
Jason BereP6-4 189 R-R 1971-05-26 26Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1990-20051993-2003
1990-36- 952-CHA
420,00041019  
Mike BertottiP6-1 185 L-L 1970-01-18 27Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1991-20021995-1997
1991-31- 826-CHA
160,00069432  
Mike CameronCF-RF6-2 190 R-R 1973-01-08 24LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20111995-2011
1991-18- 488-CHA
160,00069431Retired  
Carlos CastilloP6-2 250 R-R 1975-04-21 22Boston,Massachusetts MLB1994-20091997-2001
1994- 3-  89-CHA
150,00076642  
Tony CastilloP5-10 190 L-L 1963-03-01 34Lara,Venezuela MLB1983-19981988-1998
1983-   UDFA-TOR
1,200,00026113  
Chris ClemonsP6-4 220 R-R 1972-10-31 24Baytown,Texas MLB1992-20071997-1997
1994- 1-  33-CHA
150,00076643  
Nelson CruzP6-1 185 R-R 1972-09-13 24Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1991-20051997-2003
1989-   UDFA-MON
150,00076639  
Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 41Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998
1976-   UDFA-TEX
475,00039017  
Jeff DarwinP6-3 180 R-R 1969-07-06 27Sherman,Texas MLB1988-19991994-1997
1988-13- 331-SEA
172,50066229  
Doug DrabekP6-1 185 R-R 1962-07-25 34Victoria,Texas MLB1981-19981986-1998
1983-11- 279-CHA
1,300,00025312  
Ray Durham2B5-8 180 B-R 1971-11-30 25Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1990-20081995-2008
1990- 5- 132-CHA
310,00046621  
Scott EyreP6-1 200 L-L 1972-05-30 25Inglewood,California MLB1991-20091997-2009
1991- 9- 248-TEX
150,00076638  
Jorge FabregasC6-3 215 L-R 1970-03-13 27Miami,Florida MLB1990-20031994-2002
1991- 1-  34-CAL
275,00048822  
Chad Fonville2B-SS5-6 155 B-R 1971-03-05 26Jacksonville,North Carolina MLB1992-20041995-1999
1992-11- 299-SFN
240,00052024  
Tom FordhamP6-2 205 L-L 1974-02-20 23San Diego,California MLB1993-20031997-1998
1993-11- 313-CHA
150,00076644  
Keith FoulkeP6-0 200 R-R 1972-10-19 24Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1994-20091997-2008
1994- 9- 256-SFN
150,00076637  
Ozzie GuillenSS5-11 150 L-R 1964-01-20 33Oculare Del Tuy,Venezuela MLB1981-20001985-2000
1980-   UDFA-SDN
4,500,000687  
Roberto HernandezP6-4 235 R-R 1964-11-11 32Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20071991-2007
1986- 1-  16-CAL
4,620,000606  
Matt KarchnerP6-4 215 R-R 1967-06-28 30Berwick,Pennsylvania MLB1989-20001995-2000
1989- 8- 205-KCA
200,00057527  
Ron KarkoviceC6-1 215 R-R 1963-08-08 33Union,New Jersey MLB1982-19971986-1997
1982- 1-  14-CHA
1,500,00024110  
Chad KreuterC6-2 200 B-R 1964-08-26 32Greenbrae,California MLB1985-20031988-2003
1985- 5- 109-TEX
647,50034816  
Al LevineP6-3 198 R-R 1968-05-22 29Park Ridge,Illinois MLB1990-20081996-2005
1991-11- 306-CHA
157,50071433  
Darren LewisCF6-0 190 R-R 1967-08-28 29Berkeley,California MLB1988-20021990-2002
1988-18- 463-OAK
1,325,00025211  
Robert MachadoC6-1 205 R-R 1973-06-03 24Caracas,Venezuela MLB1991-20041996-2004
1989-   UDFA-CHA
150,00076640  
Norberto Martin2B-SS5-10 182 R-R 1966-12-10 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1984-20021993-1999
1984-   UDFA-CHA
350,00045020  
Dave MartinezOF5-10 175 L-L 1964-09-26 32Brooklyn,New York MLB1983-20011986-2001
1983- 3-  53-CHN
950,00028814  
Chuck McElroyP6-0 205 L-L 1967-10-01 29Port Arthur,Texas MLB1986-20011989-2001
1986- 8- 192-PHI
817,00031015  
Lyle MoutonRF-LF6-4 230 R-R 1969-05-13 28Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1990-20031995-2001
1991- 5- 126-NYA
225,00052925  
Jaime NavarroP6-4 230 R-R 1968-03-27 29Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20031989-2000
1987- 3-  71-MIL
5,000,000434  
Greg Norton3B-1B6-1 205 B-R 1972-07-06 24San Leandro,California MLB1991-20091996-2009
1993- 2-  59-CHA
155,00072134  
Magglio OrdonezRF6-0 200 R-R 1974-01-28 23Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20111997-2011
1991-   UDFA-CHA
150,00076636Retired  
Tony PenaC6-0 185 R-R 1957-06-04 40Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1976-19971980-1997
1975-   UDFA-PIT
425,00040318  
Tony Phillips2B-LF5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 38Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999
1978- 1-  10-MON
2,200,0001788  
Bill SimasP6-3 235 L-R 1971-11-28 25Hanford,California MLB1992-20101995-2000
1992- 6- 160-CAL
200,00057526  
Mike SirotkaP6-1 200 L-L 1971-05-13 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1990-20001995-2000
1993-15- 425-CHA
165,00067630  
Chris Snopek3B-SS6-1 185 R-R 1970-09-20 26Cynthiana,Kentucky MLB1992-20021995-1998
1992- 6- 176-CHA
185,00061328  
Frank Thomas1B-DH6-5 270 R-R 1968-05-27 29Columbus,Georgia MLB1987-20081990-2008
1989- 1-   7-CHA
7,150,00082  
Larry ThomasP6-1 190 R-L 1969-10-25 27Miami,Florida MLB1989-20001995-1997
1991- 2-  69-CHA
150,00076645  
Mario Valdez1B6-2 190 L-R 1974-11-19 22Ciudad Obregon,Mexico MLB1994-20141997-2001
1993-48-1333-CHA
150,00076635  
Robin Ventura3B6-1 198 L-R 1967-07-14 29Santa Maria,California MLB1986-20041989-2004
1988- 1-  10-CHA
6,000,000313