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1997 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Todd Walker played for the 1997 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record68-94 (4th in American League Central)League Rank12thMLB Rank26th
BallparkHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
ManagerTom KellyGeneral ManagerTerry Ryan
CoachesTerry Crowley (Hitting Coach), Ron Gardenhire (First Base Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Dick Such (Pitching Coach), Scott Ullger (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMichael Cuddyer (#9)
Payroll$25,747,500 (Rank: 23rd)
Attendance1,411,064 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesSalt Lake Buzz (AAA) 72-71 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 70-72 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 81-58 ... Fort Wayne Wizards (A) 68-67 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 38-30 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 28-32 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1997 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 Minnesota Twins Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
38Rick AguileraP6-5 203 R-R 1961-12-31 35San Gabriel,California MLB1981-20001985-2000Edgewood (West Covina,CA)Brigham Young U.
1983- 3-  58-NYN
 
57Scott AldredP6-4 228 L-L 1968-06-12 29Flint,Michigan MLB1987-20041990-2000Hill McCloy (Montrose,MI)
1986-16- 411-DET
 
25Rich BeckerCF5-10 193 L-L 1972-02-01 25Aurora,Illinois MLB1990-20021993-2000West Aurora (Aurora,IL)
1990- 3-  85-MIN
 
52Shane BowersP6-4 215 R-R 1971-07-27 25Glendora,California MLB1993-20041997-1997Charter Oak (Covina,CA)Loyola Marymount U.
1993-21- 597-MIN
 
51Brent BredeRF6-4 208 L-L 1971-09-13 25New Baden,Illinois MLB1990-20001996-1998Wesclin (Trenton,IL)
1990- 5- 140-MIN
 
28Greg Colbrunn1B6-0 205 R-R 1969-07-26 27Fontana,California MLB1988-20051992-2004Fontana (Fontana,CA)
1987- 6- 148-MON
 
8Ron Coomer3B5-11 206 R-R 1966-11-18 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1987-20031995-2003Lockport Township (Lockport,IL)Taft Col
1987-14- 355-OAK
 
40Marty CordovaLF6-0 206 R-R 1969-07-10 27Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1989-20031995-2003Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas,NV)Orange Coast Col
1989-10- 269-MIN
 
18Eddie GuardadoP6-0 194 R-L 1970-10-02 26Stockton,California MLB1990-20091993-2009Franklin (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
32LaTroy HawkinsP6-5 204 R-R 1972-12-21 24Gary,Indiana MLB1991-20151995-2015West Side (Gary,IN)
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
7Denny HockingSS-3B5-10 183 B-R 1970-04-02 27Torrance,California MLB1990-20051993-2005West Torrance (Torrance,CA)El Camino Col
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
15Darrin JacksonCF6-0 191 R-R 1963-08-22 33Los Angeles,California MLB1981-19991985-1999Culver City (Culver City,CA)
1981- 2-  28-CHN
 
26Kevin JarvisP6-2 200 L-R 1969-08-01 27Lexington,Kentucky MLB1988-20061994-2006Tates Creek (Lexington,KY)Wake Forest U.
1991-21- 561-CIN
 
5Roberto KellyRF6-2 198 R-R 1964-10-01 32Panama City,Panama MLB1982-20031987-2000  
1982-   UDFA-NYA
 
11Chuck Knoblauch2B5-9 170 R-R 1968-07-07 28Houston,Texas MLB1987-20021991-2002Bellaire (Bellaire,TX)Texas A&M U.
1989- 1-  25-MIN
 
59Chris LathamCF6-0 198 B-R 1973-05-26 24Coeur d'Alene,Idaho MLB1991-20071997-2003Basic (Henderson,NV)
1991-11- 299-LAN
 
50Matt LawtonRF-LF5-10 186 L-R 1971-11-03 25Gulfport,Mississippi MLB1992-20061995-2006Harrison Central (Gulfport,MS)Gulf Coast St
1991-13- 336-MIN
 
2Pat MearesSS6-0 187 R-R 1968-09-06 28Salina,Kansas MLB1990-20011993-2001Sacred Heart (Salina,KS)Wichita St
1990-12- 329-MIN
 
39Damian MillerC6-2 190 R-R 1969-10-13 27La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1988-20071997-2007West Salem (West Salem,WI)Viterbo U.
1990-20- 544-MIN
 
20Travis MillerP6-3 209 R-L 1972-11-02 24Dayton,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2002National Trail (New Paris,OH)Kent St
1994- 1-  34-MIN
 
4Paul MolitorDH6-0 195 R-R 1956-08-22 40St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1975-19981978-1998Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN)Minnesota
1977- 1-   3-MIL
 
24Greg MyersC6-2 225 L-R 1966-04-14 31Riverside,California MLB1984-20051987-2005Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)
1984- 3-  74-TOR
 
31Dan NaultyP6-6 224 R-R 1970-01-06 27Los Angeles,California MLB1989-20001996-1999Ocean View (Huntington Beach,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Cerritos Col
1992-14- 402-MIN
 
30Gregg OlsonP6-4 208 R-R 1966-10-11 30Scribner,Nebraska MLB1986-20011988-2001Northwest (Omaha,NE)Auburn U.
1988- 1-   4-BAL
 
27David Ortiz1B6-4 237 L-L 1975-11-18 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20161997-2016  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
22,23Brad RadkeP6-2 180 R-R 1972-10-27 24Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Jesuit (Tampa,FL)
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
23Todd RitchieP6-3 222 R-R 1971-11-07 25Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1990-20081997-2004Duncanville (Duncanville,TX)
1990- 1-  12-MIN
 
47Rich RobertsonP6-4 182 L-L 1968-09-15 28Waller,Texas MLB1990-20001993-1998Waller (Waller,TX)Texas A&M U.
1990- 9- 241-PIT
 
33Frankie RodriguezP6-0 210 R-R 1972-12-11 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1991-20081995-2001Eastern District (Brooklyn,NY)Howard Col
1990- 2-  41-BOS
 
16Dan SerafiniP6-1 195 B-L 1974-01-25 23San Francisco,California MLB1992-20131996-2007Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)
1992- 1-  26-MIN
 
37Scott Stahoviak1B6-5 230 L-R 1970-03-06 27Waukegan,Illinois MLB1989-20001993-1998Carmel Catholic (Mundelein,IL)Creighton U.
1991- 1-  27-MIN
 
36Terry SteinbachC6-1 212 R-R 1962-03-02 35New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1981-19991986-1999New Ulm (New Ulm,MN)Minnesota
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
41Dave StevensP6-3 195 R-R 1970-03-04 27Fullerton,California MLB1989-20041994-2000La Habra (La Habra,CA)Fullerton Col
1989-20- 512-CHN
 
17Greg SwindellP6-3 230 R-L 1965-01-02 32Fort Worth,Texas MLB1984-20031986-2002Sharpstown (Houston,TX)Texas
1986- 1-   2-CLE
 
19Bob TewksburyP6-4 206 R-R 1960-11-30 36Concord,New Hampshire MLB1981-19981986-1998Merrimack Valley (Penacook,NH)Saint Leo U.
1981-19- 493-NYA
 
21Mike TrombleyP6-2 210 R-R 1967-04-14 30Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1987-20021992-2002Minnechaug Regional (Wilbraham,MA)Duke U.
1989-14- 373-MIN
 
26Javier ValentinC5-10 200 B-R 1975-09-19 21Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20091997-2008Fernando Callejo (Manati,PR)
1993- 3-  93-MIN
 
12Todd Walker3B6-0 181 L-R 1973-05-25 24Bakersfield,California MLB1992-20071996-2007Airline (Bossier City,LA)Louisiana St
1994- 1-   8-MIN
 
38 Players