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1997 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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Jermaine Allensworth played for the 1997 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record79-83 (2nd in National League Central)League Rank8thMLB Rank15th
BallparkThree Rivers Stadium
ManagerGene LamontGeneral ManagerCam Bonifay
CoachesJoe Jones (First Base Coach), Jack Lind (Third Base Coach), Rick Renick (Bench Coach), Spin Williams (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJ.J. Davis (#8)
Payroll$9,071,666 (Rank: 28th)
Attendance1,657,022 (Rank: 21st)
Minor League AffiliatesCalgary Cannons (AAA) 60-78 ... Carolina Mudcats (AA) 55-82 ... Lynchburg Hillcats (A+) 82-58 ... Augusta GreenJackets (A) 71-71 ... Erie Sea Wolves (A-) 50-26 ... Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk) 27-32 ...
Years Available1887-2019

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 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 Pittsburgh Pirates 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)
46Jermaine AllensworthCF6-0 190 R-R 1972-01-11 25Anderson,Indiana MLB1991-20081996-1999Madison Heights (Anderson,IN)Purdue U.
1993- 1-  34-PIT
 
13Adrian BrownCF6-0 185 B-R 1974-02-07 23McComb,Mississippi MLB1992-20061997-2006McComb (McComb,MS)
1992-48-1351-PIT
 
19Emil BrownLF6-2 193 R-R 1974-12-29 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1994-20091997-2009Harlan (Chicago,IL)Indian River St
1994- 6- 149-OAK
 
41Jason ChristiansenP6-5 241 R-L 1969-09-21 27Omaha,Nebraska MLB1990-20051995-2005Elkhorn (Elkhorn,NE)Cameron U., Iowa Western CC
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
6Lou CollierSS5-10 182 R-R 1973-08-21 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1993-20071997-2004Chicago Vocational Career Academy (Chicago,IL)Triton Col
1992-31- 875-PIT
 
26Steve CookeP6-6 229 R-L 1970-01-14 27Lihue,Hawaii MLB1990-20001992-1998Tigard (Tigard,OR)Col. So.Idaho
1989-35- 912-PIT
 
67Francisco CordovaP6-1 197 R-R 1972-04-26 25Veracruz,Mexico MLB1996-20111996-2000  
1996-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Midre CummingsLF-RF6-0 195 L-R 1971-10-14 25St. Croix,Virgin Islands MLB1990-20051993-2005Miami Edison (Miami,FL)
1990- 1-  29-MIN
 
71Elmer DessensP6-0 187 R-R 1972-01-13 25Hermosillo,Mexico MLB1995-20111996-2010  
1993-   UDFA-PIT
 
3Shawon DunstonSS6-1 180 R-R 1963-03-21 34Brooklyn,New York MLB1982-20021985-2002Thomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY)
1982- 1-   1-CHN
 
10Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 32San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)Golden West Col
1984- 2-  28-NYN
 
57John EricksP6-7 220 R-R 1967-06-16 30Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB1986-19971995-1997Chicago Christian (Palos Heights,IL)Illinois
1988- 1-  22-SLN
 
22Freddy Garcia3B6-2 190 R-R 1972-08-01 24La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1993-20001995-1999  
1991-   UDFA-TOR
 
39Jeff GrangerP6-4 200 R-L 1971-12-16 25San Pedro,California MLB1991-20001993-1997Orangefield (Orangefield,TX)Texas A&M U.
1993- 1-   5-KCA
 
11Jose GuillenRF5-11 195 R-R 1976-05-17 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2010  
1992-   UDFA-PIT
 
36Jason JohnsonP6-6 235 R-R 1973-10-27 23Santa Barbara,California MLB1992-20131997-2008Conner (Hebron,KY)
1992-   UDFA-PIT
 
36Mark Johnson1B6-4 230 L-L 1967-10-17 29Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1987-20021995-2002Holy Name (Worcester,MA)Dartmouth Col
1990-20- 537-PIT
 
18Jason KendallC6-0 195 R-R 1974-06-26 23San Diego,California MLB1992-20121996-2010Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1992- 1-  23-PIT
Retired  
47Jon LieberP6-3 225 L-R 1970-04-02 27Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1991-20081994-2008Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)South Alabama, Iowa Western CC
1992- 2-  44-KCA
 
34Esteban LoaizaP6-3 210 R-R 1971-12-31 25Tijuana,Mexico MLB1991-20131995-2008Mar Vista (Imperial Beach,CA)
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
51Rich LoiselleP6-5 253 R-R 1972-01-12 25Neenah,Wisconsin MLB1991-20011996-2001Lawton (Lawton,OK)Odessa Col
1991-38- 991-SDN
 
28Al MartinLF6-2 214 L-L 1967-11-24 29West Covina,California MLB1985-20031992-2003Rowland (Rowland Heights,CA)
1985- 8- 198-ATL
 
55Ramon MorelP6-2 175 R-R 1974-08-15 22Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep MLB1992-20041995-1997  
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
48Abraham NunezSS-2B5-11 185 B-R 1976-03-16 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20111997-2008  
1994-   UDFA-TOR
 
15Keith OsikC6-0 192 R-R 1968-10-22 28Port Jefferson,New York MLB1988-20051996-2005Shoreham-Wading River (Shoreham,NY)Louisiana St
1990-24- 641-PIT
 
38Chris PetersP6-1 170 L-L 1972-01-28 25Bethel Park,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20031996-2001Peters Township (McMurray,PA)Indiana U.
1993-37-1046-PIT
 
2Kevin PolcovichSS5-9 182 R-R 1970-06-28 27Auburn,New York MLB1991-20031997-1998Auburn (Auburn,NY)Florida
1992-30- 847-PIT
 
16Joe Randa3B5-11 190 R-R 1969-12-18 27Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Kettle Moraine (Jackson,WI)Tennessee, Indian River St
1991-11- 288-KCA
 
73Ricardo RinconP5-10 187 L-L 1970-04-13 27Veracruz,Mexico MLB1997-20111997-2008  
1997-   UDFA-PIT
 
49Matt RuebelP6-2 180 L-L 1969-10-16 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-20001996-1998Ames (Ames,IA)Oklahoma
1991- 3-  97-PIT
 
42Jason SchmidtP6-5 213 R-R 1973-01-29 24Lewiston,Idaho MLB1991-20091995-2009Kelso (Kelso,WA)
1991- 8- 205-ATL
 
56Jose SilvaP6-5 235 R-R 1973-12-19 23Tijuana,Mexico MLB1992-20111996-2002Hilltop (Chula Vista,CA)
1991- 6- 172-TOR
 
25Mark SmithRF-LF6-3 235 R-R 1970-05-07 27Pasadena,California MLB1989-20041994-2003Arcadia (Arcadia,CA)USC
1991- 1-   9-BAL
 
63Clint SodowskyP6-4 200 L-R 1972-07-13 24Ponca City,Oklahoma MLB1991-20061995-1999Ponca City (Ponca City,OK)Connors St
1991- 9- 244-DET
 
17Dale Sveum3B-SS6-2 212 B-R 1963-11-23 33Richmond,California MLB1982-19991986-1999Pinole Valley (Pinole,CA)
1982- 1-  25-MIL
 
43Paul WagnerP6-1 210 R-R 1967-11-14 29Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1989-20011992-1999Washington (Germantown,WI)Illinois St
1989-12- 314-PIT
 
53Dave WainhouseP6-2 196 L-R 1967-11-07 29Toronto,Ontario MLB1986-20011991-2000Mercer Island (Mercer Island,WA)Washington St
1988- 1-  19-MON
 
39Jeff WallaceP6-2 238 L-L 1976-04-12 21Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1995-20021997-2001Minerva (Minerva,OH)
1995-25- 694-KCA
 
12Turner WardCF-RF6-2 204 B-R 1965-04-11 32Orlando,Florida MLB1986-20011990-2001Satsuma (Satsuma,AL)South Alabama, Coastal Alabama CC
1986-18- 470-NYA
 
35Marc WilkinsP5-11 212 R-R 1970-10-21 26Mansfield,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2001Ontario (Ontario,OH)Toledo
1992-47-1323-PIT
 
30Eddie Williams1B6-0 210 R-R 1964-11-01 32Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1983-20021986-1998Hoover (San Diego,CA)
1983- 1-   4-NYN
 
5Tony Womack2B5-9 159 L-R 1969-09-25 27Danville,Virginia MLB1991-20061993-2006Gretna (Gretna,VA)Guilford Col
1991- 7- 201-PIT
 
29Kevin Young1B6-3 222 R-R 1969-06-16 28Alpena,Michigan MLB1990-20031992-2003Washington (Kansas City,KS)So.Mississippi, Kansas City CC
1990- 7- 187-PIT
 
43 Players