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1997 Cincinnati RedsPayroll Summary
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Kent Mercker earned $1,700,000 for the 1997 Cincinnati Reds
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameReds
LocationCincinnati,Ohio
Record76-86 (3rd in National League Central)League Rank10thMLB Rank22nd
BallparkCinergy Field
ManagerJack McKeon,Ray KnightGeneral ManagerJim Bowden
CoachesKen Griffey (Hitting Coach), Don Gullett (Pitching Coach), Tom Hume (Bullpen Coach), Denis Menke (Bench Coach), Ron Oester (First Base Coach), Joel Youngblood (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBrandon Larson (#14)
Payroll$43,267,000 (Rank: 11th)
Attendance1,785,788 (Rank: 17th)
Minor League AffiliatesIndianapolis Indians (AAA) 85-59 ... Chattanooga Lookouts (AA) 70-69 ... Burlington Bees (A) 72-68 ... Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats (A) 76-62 ... Billings Mustangs (Rk) 39-32 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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Payroll Data for 1997 Cincinnati Reds

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)
Stan BelindaP6-3 215 R-R 1966-08-06 30Huntingdon,Pennsylvania MLB1986-20001989-2000
1986-10- 238-PIT
950,00028812  
Ricky BonesP6-0 202 R-R 1969-04-07 28Salinas,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031991-2001
1986-   UDFA-SDN
390,00042819  
Aaron Boone3B6-2 200 R-R 1973-03-09 24La Mesa,California MLB1992-20091997-2009
1994- 3-  72-CIN
150,00076643  
Bret Boone2B5-10 180 R-R 1969-04-06 28El Cajon,California MLB1988-20081992-2005
1990- 5- 134-SEA
1,700,0002179  
Jeff Branson3B-2B6-0 180 L-R 1967-01-26 30Waynesboro,Mississippi MLB1986-20021992-2001
1988- 2-  45-CIN
550,00036317  
Jeff BrantleyP5-10 197 R-R 1963-09-05 33Florence,Alabama MLB1982-20011988-2001
1985- 6- 134-SFN
2,800,0001406  
Dave BurbaP6-4 240 R-R 1966-07-07 30Dayton,Ohio MLB1985-20051990-2004
1987- 2-  33-SEA
2,100,0001818  
Giovanni CarraraP6-2 235 R-R 1968-03-04 29Anaco,Venezuela MLB1991-20071995-2006
1990-   UDFA-TOR
150,00076642  
Hector CarrascoP6-2 220 R-R 1969-10-22 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20111994-2007
1988-   UDFA-NYN
560,00036216  
Jim CrowellP6-4 220 L-L 1974-05-14 23Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1993-20071997-2005
1995-   UDFA-CLE
150,00076646  
Joey EischenP6-1 200 L-L 1970-05-25 27West Covina,California MLB1989-20061994-2006
1989- 4-  92-TEX
215,00054726  
Brook FordyceC6-0 190 R-R 1970-05-07 27New London,Connecticut MLB1989-20041995-2004
1989- 3-  84-NYN
150,00076641  
Curtis GoodwinCF-LF5-11 180 L-L 1972-09-30 24Oakland,California MLB1991-20071995-1999
1991-12- 316-BAL
150,00076647  
Danny GravesP5-11 185 R-R 1973-08-07 23Saigon,Vietnam MLB1992-20081996-2006
1994- 4- 101-CLE
160,00069434  
Willie Greene3B5-11 192 L-R 1971-09-23 25Milledgeville,Georgia MLB1989-20001992-2000
1989- 1-  18-PIT
300,00046922  
Lenny Harris3B-2B5-10 220 L-R 1964-10-28 32Miami,Florida MLB1983-20051988-2005
1983- 5- 108-CIN
650,00033815  
Damian Jackson2B-SS5-11 185 R-R 1973-08-06 23Los Angeles,California MLB1992-20091996-2006
1991-44-1148-CLE
150,00076644  
Kevin JarvisP6-2 200 L-R 1969-08-01 27Lexington,Kentucky MLB1988-20061994-2006
1991-21- 561-CIN
197,00060027  
Mike KellyLF-RF6-4 195 R-R 1970-06-02 27Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20041994-1999
1991- 1-   2-ATL
175,00064432  
Barry LarkinSS6-0 185 R-R 1964-04-28 33Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1983-20041986-2004
1985- 1-   4-CIN
5,350,000382  
Richie LewisP5-10 175 R-R 1966-01-25 31Muncie,Indiana MLB1985-20031992-1998
1987- 2-  44-MON
250,00050723  
Pedro MartinezP6-2 185 L-L 1968-11-29 28Villa Mella,Dom Rep MLB1987-20021993-1997
1986-   UDFA-SDN
216,00054525  
Kent MerckerP6-2 195 L-L 1968-02-01 29Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1986-20081989-2008
1986- 1-   5-ATL
1,700,00021710  
Mike MorganP6-2 220 R-R 1959-10-08 37Tulare,California MLB1978-20021978-2002
1978- 1-   4-OAK
500,00037618  
Hal Morris1B6-2 195 L-L 1965-04-09 32Fort Rucker,Alabama MLB1986-20001988-2000
1986- 8- 210-NYA
3,100,0001195  
Jon NunnallyRF-CF5-10 190 L-R 1971-11-09 25Pelham,North Carolina MLB1992-20061995-2000
1992- 3-  70-CLE
190,00061128  
Joe OliverC6-3 220 R-R 1965-07-24 31Memphis,Tennessee MLB1983-20011989-2001
1983- 2-  41-CIN
375,00043620  
Eric OwensLF-RF6-0 198 R-R 1971-02-03 26Danville,Virginia MLB1990-20051995-2003
1992- 4- 101-CIN
175,00064431  
Terry Pendleton3B5-9 195 B-R 1960-07-16 36Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981984-1998
1982- 7- 179-SLN
350,00045021  
Eduardo Perez1B-3B6-4 215 R-R 1969-09-11 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-20061993-2006
1991- 1-  17-CAL
180,00063629  
Pokey Reese2B-SS5-11 180 R-R 1973-06-10 24Columbia,South Carolina MLB1991-20081997-2004
1991- 1-  20-CIN
150,00076640  
Mike RemlingerP6-1 210 L-L 1966-03-23 31Middletown,New York MLB1985-20061991-2006
1987- 1-  16-SFN
155,00072135  
Felix RodriguezP6-1 190 R-R 1972-09-09 24Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1991-20091995-2006
1989-   UDFA-LAN
175,00064430  
Pete Rose3B-1B6-1 180 L-R 1969-11-16 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-20091997-1997
1988-12- 295-BAL
150,00076648  
Deion SandersCF-LF6-1 195 L-L 1967-08-09 29Fort Myers,Florida MLB1986-20011989-2001
1988-30- 781-NYA
1,200,00026111  
Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1 185 R-R 1967-12-01 29Florence,South Carolina MLB1988-20071991-2007
1987- 7- 180-CIN
3,700,000944  
Pete SchourekP6-5 220 L-L 1969-05-10 28Austin,Texas MLB1987-20011991-2001
1987- 2-  56-NYN
2,640,0001527  
Scott ServiceP6-6 240 R-R 1967-02-26 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1986-20041988-2004
1985-   UDFA-PHI
225,00052924  
Jeff ShawP6-2 200 R-R 1966-07-07 30Washington Court House,Ohio MLB1986-20011990-2001
1986- 1-   1-CLE
650,00033814  
Ruben SierraRF6-1 200 B-R 1965-10-06 31Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1983-20061986-2006
1982-   UDFA-TEX
6,700,000181  
John SmileyP6-4 210 L-L 1965-03-17 32Phoenixville,Pennsylvania MLB1983-19971986-1997
1983-12- 300-PIT
3,750,000903  
Chris Stynes3B-2B5-10 185 R-R 1973-01-19 24Queens,New York MLB1991-20041995-2004
1991- 3-  94-TOR
165,00067633  
Scott SullivanP6-3 210 R-R 1971-03-13 26Carrollton,Alabama MLB1991-20051995-2004
1993- 2-  62-CIN
150,00076639  
Jeff TabakaP6-2 201 R-L 1964-01-17 33Barberton,Ohio MLB1983-20021994-2001
1986- 2-  43-MON
150,00076638  
Eddie TaubenseeC6-3 230 L-R 1968-10-31 28Beeville,Texas MLB1986-20011991-2001
1986- 6- 150-CIN
900,00029113  
Ozzie TimmonsLF-RF6-2 225 R-R 1970-09-18 26Tampa,Florida MLB1991-20061995-2000
1991- 5- 137-CHN
150,00076645  
Brett TomkoP6-4 216 R-R 1973-04-07 24San Diego,California MLB1995-20141997-2011
1995- 2-  54-CIN
150,00076637Free Agent  
Pat WatkinsCF-RF6-2 195 R-R 1972-09-02 24Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1991-20011997-1999
1993- 1-  32-CIN
150,00076649  
Gabe WhiteP6-2 200 L-L 1971-11-20 25Sebring,Florida MLB1990-20051994-2005
1990- 1-  28-MON
150,00076636  
Scott WinchesterP6-2 210 R-R 1973-04-20 24Midland,Michigan MLB1993-20031997-2001
1995-14- 390-CLE
150,00076650