Season Information
Team Name
1997 Chicago White Sox
American League
W-L Record
80-81 (.497)   GBL: -6
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 6 / 13
Runs For/Against
779 / 833   Diff: -54
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1997 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1997Chicago White SoxAmerican LeagueCentralMLB1618081.4976779833-54261,864,78216Terry BevingtonComiskey Park IIdnq
1997Nashville SoundsAmerican AssociationEasternAAA1437469.51712.5706718-1233269,1868Tom SpencerHerschel Greer Stadiumdnq
1997Birmingham BaronsSouthern LeagueWestAA1387662.55107937444912302,1442Dave HuppertHoover Metropolitan Stadiumdnq
1997Winston-Salem WarthogsCarolina LeagueSouthernA+1406377.45024615653-3847156,2856Mark Haley, Mike HeathErnie Shore Fielddnq
1997Hickory CrawdadsSouth Atlantic LeagueCentralA1407664.54317486697924196,3943Chris CronL. P. Frans StadiumLost in 1st Round
1997Bristol White SoxAppalachian LeagueSouthRk683038.44113440465-254825,1058Nick CapraDevault Memorial Stadiumdnq
1997Gulf Coast White SoxGulf Coast LeagueNorthwestRk602634.43310218261-4371100Roly De ArmasEd Smith Stadiumdnq
7 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1997 Chicago White Sox

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeff AbbottCF-LFRL24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Jon AcevesCRR19AAAGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Frank AguirregaviriaCRR19RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Rashad AlbertOFRR21A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Clemente AlvarezCRR29MLBBirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Wilson AlvarezPLL27MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)SFN, SFN
    John AmbrosePRR22AAAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Chuck AntczakCRR23AAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Harold BainesOFLL38MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)BAL
    James BaldwinPRR25MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Joe BalesPRR22AHickory Crawdads (A), Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Lorenzo BarceloPRR19MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)SFN, SFN
    Allen BattleCF-LFRR28MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Darren BaughSSRR21A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Juan BautistaSSRR22AAABirmingham Barons (AA)BAL
    Kevin BeirnePLR23MLBBirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Albert BelleLF-RFRR30MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Jason BerePRR26MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA), Hickory Crawdads (A), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Matt Berger1BRR22A+Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Mike BertottiPLL27MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Rocky BiddlePRR21MLBHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Elio BorgesSSBR19AGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Ben BoulwareOFRR25A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Chad BradfordPRR22MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Doug Brady2BBR27MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Tom BuckmanPRR23AHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Shane ButeauxPRR25AABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike CameronCF-RFRR24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Carmine CappuccioOFLR27AAANashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Brett CaradonnaOFLR18AAABristol White Sox (Rk), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Steve CardonaPRR23A+Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Mike CarusoSSLR20MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)SFN
    Carlos CastilloPRR28AAANashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Carlos CastilloPRR22MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Tony CastilloPLL34MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Carlos ChantresPRR21AAAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    McKay ChristensenCFLL21MLBHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Scott ChristmanPLL25AABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Chris ClemonsPRR24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Ed Cochran2BRR19RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Kevin ConnacherIFRR22AAAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Sean ConnollyPRR23RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Scott Coolbaugh3BRR31MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Ellery Cordero3BRR18RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    John CottonIFLR26AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Joe Crede3BRR19MLBHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Nelson CruzPRR24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Tim CurrensPLR21A+Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Pat DanekerPRR21MLBBristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Danny DarwinPRR41MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)SFN, SFN
    Jeff DarwinPRR27MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Chris Delgado1BRR19AGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Jason DellaeroSSBR20MLBHickory Crawdads (A), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Erik DesrosiersPRR22A+Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Jim DixonPRR24A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Brian DownsCRR22AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Doug DrabekPRR34MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Sean DuncanPLL24AAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)HOU
    Chad DurhamOFRR19AAGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Ray Durham2BBR25MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jason EvansOFBR26AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Scott EyrePLL25MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jorge FabregasCLR27MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)ANA
    Daniel FagleyCRR22AAABirmingham Barons (AA), Hickory Crawdads (A)MIA
    Joe FarleyPLL22AAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Josh FauskeOFRR23AHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Miguel FelixPRR20AAABristol White Sox (Rk), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Jason Fennell1B-CBR19A+Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Juan FigueroaPRR22AAGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    John Finn3B-OFRR29AAABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Chad Fonville2B-SSBR26MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)LAN
    Tom FordhamPLL23MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Gene FortiPLL19RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Keith FoulkePRR24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)SFN, SFN
    Ovidio Frias2BRR20AHickory Crawdads (A), Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Yovany FriasPRR18RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ariel GarciaPRR21AAHickory Crawdads (A), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Luis GarciaRF-CFRR21MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Rolando GarzaPRR17A+Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Ramon GomezOFBR21AAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Jose GonzalezIFRR19AAABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Manny GonzalezOFBR21AAAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Jason GrayPRR20ABristol White Sox (Rk), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Ozzie GuillenSSLR33MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Derek HasselhoffPRR23AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Mike HeathcottPRR28MLBNashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Chris HeintzCRR22MLBHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Russ HerbertPRR25AAABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Roberto HernandezPRR32MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)SFN, SFN
    Michael Hill3B-OFRR22RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Reid HodgesPRR22RkBristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Daron HollinsOFRR22AHickory Crawdads (A), Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Bob HowryPLR23MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)SFN, SFN
    Jon HuntPLL23A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Brandon HydeCRR23AAAGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mario IglesiasPBR23AAAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Rigoberto IglesiasOF-1BBR21RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Jeff InglinOFRR21AAAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Kirk IrvinePRR22AHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Hansel IzquierdoPRR20MLBBristol White Sox (Rk), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Andrew JacobsonPRR21ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Barry JohnsonPRR27AAANashville Sounds (AAA)PIT, PIT
    Mark JohnsonCLR21MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Stacy JonesPRR30MLBNashville Sounds (AAA), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Matt KarchnerPRR30MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Ron KarkoviceCRR33MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Brian KeyserPRR30MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Chuck KleeSSRR20A+Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Tim KrausPLR24AHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Chad KreuterCBR32MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)ANA
    Jay KvasnickaPRR20RkBristol White Sox (Rk), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jason LakmanPRR20AAAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Carlos Lee1BRR21MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Scott Leius3BRR31MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Al LevinePRR29MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Darren LewisCFRR29MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)LAN
    Jeff Liefer1B-LFLR22MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Jose LopezPBR21A+Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Omar Lopez3BRR20ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    David LundquistPRR24MLBBirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Manny Lutz3BLR21AABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Robert MachadoCRR24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Brian ManningOFRR22AAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)SFN
    Norberto Martin2B-SSRR30MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Dave MartinezOFLL32MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Chuck McElroyPLL29MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)ANA
    Sandy McKinnonOFRR24AABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Ricardo Medrano2BBR19RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Geronimo MendozaPLR21AAAGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Frank Menechino2BRR26MLBNashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Jake MeyerPRR22AAABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Kendrick MitchellPRR23A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Brandon MooreSSRR24AAABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    J.R. MountsOFRR18A+Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Lyle MoutonRF-LFRR28MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    John MusachioPLL23AHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Aaron MyettePRR19MLBHickory Crawdads (A), Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jaime NavarroPRR29MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    J.J. NewkirkOFLL21ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Alan NewmanPLL27MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Jamie NicholsPRR21AAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Greg Norton3B-1BBR24MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Francisco NovaOFRR21RkBristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Maximo NunezPRR25AAABirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jason OlsenPRR22AAABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Dan OlsonOFLL22AAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Magglio OrdonezRFRR23MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jim ParqueOFLL21MLBNashville Sounds (AAA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Josh PaulCRR22MLBBirmingham Barons (AA), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Eddie Pearson1BLR23AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Jesus PenaPLL22MLBHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Tony PenaCRR40MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)HOU
    Elvis PerezPRR17AAGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Tony Phillips2B-LFBR38MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)ANA, OAK
    Wil PolidorSSBR23AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Rich PrattPLL26AAANashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Pete Pryor1BLL23A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Richardo RamonOFLL19RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Ed RandolphCBR22A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Travis RappCRR22AABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Luis Raven1BRR28AAABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Tom ReimersPRR22ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Todd RizzoPRL26MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Mark RobertsPRR21AAAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Marcus RodgersPRR20ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Liu Rodriguez2B-SSBR20MLBHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Junior RomanSSBR16RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Marty RomeroIFRR20ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Rafael RuizPLL22A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Bristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Olmedo Saenz1B-3BRR26MLBGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Fausto SantanaPRR19RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Warren Sawkiw2BBR29AAABirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Gene Schall1BRR27MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Brian SchmackPRR23MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Brian ScottPRR21AAHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Jason SecodaPRR22AAAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Greg Shepard1B-OFLR26A+Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Bill SimasPLR25MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Brian SimmonsLF-CFBR23MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Mike SirotkaPLL26MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Chuck SmithPRR27MLBNashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Chris Snopek3B-SSRR26MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    John SnyderPRR22MLBBirmingham Barons (AA)---
    Angel Solano2BRR21AHickory Crawdads (A)---
    Kevin StinsonCRR21RkGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Joe SuttonCLR22ABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Eloy TellezPLR21AGulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Jim TerrellOFLR19AABristol White Sox (Rk)---
    Robert TheodilePRR24AAABirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Allen ThomasOFLL23A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Frank Thomas1B-DHRR29MLBChicago White Sox (MLB)---
    Juan ThomasIFRR25AAABirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Larry ThomasPRL27MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Ryan TophamOFLL23AABirmingham Barons (AA), Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Julien TuckerPLR24AAHickory Crawdads (A)HOU
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mario Valdez1BLR22MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Robin Ventura3BLR29MLBChicago White Sox (MLB), Nashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Julio VinasOFRR24AAANashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Ken ViningPLL22MLBWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)SFN
    Adam VirchisPRR23AAAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+), Hickory Crawdads (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Derek WallacePRR25MLBBristol White Sox (Rk)NYN
    Curtis WhitleyPLL23AAHickory Crawdads (A), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Jerry WhittakerOFRR23AAWinston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Brent Wilhelm3BRR24A+Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+)---
    Tom WilliamsPRR21RkBristol White Sox (Rk), Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk)---
    Craig Wilson3B-SSRR26MLBNashville Sounds (AAA)---
    Brian WoodsPRR26AAANashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    Steve WorrellPLL27AAABirmingham Barons (AA)CHN, CHN
    Rick WronaCRR33MLBNashville Sounds (AAA), Birmingham Barons (AA)---
    209 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached