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1997 St. Louis CardinalsSeason Roster
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Steve Scarsone played for the 1997 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record73-89 (4th in National League Central)League Rank12thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkBusch Stadium II
ManagerTony La RussaGeneral ManagerWalt Jocketty
CoachesMark DeJohn (Bullpen Coach), Dave Duncan (Pitching Coach), George Hendrick (Hitting Coach), Rene Lachemann (Third Base Coach), Carney Lansford (Bench Coach), Dave McKay (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAdam Kennedy (#20)
Payroll$44,179,167 (Rank: 9th)
Attendance2,634,014 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesLouisville Redbirds (AAA) 58-85 ... Arkansas Travelers (AA) 68-72 ... Prince William Cannons (A+) 69-70 ... Peoria Chiefs (A) 70-69 ... New Jersey Cardinals (A-) 35-39 ... Johnson City Cardinals (Rk) 23-45 ...
Years Available1892-2019

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 St. Louis Cardinals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 St. Louis Cardinals 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)
38Manny AybarP6-1 177 R-R 1969-11-28 27Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2005  
1991-   UDFA-SLN
 
44Rich BatchelorP6-1 195 R-R 1967-04-08 30Florence,South Carolina MLB1990-20001993-1997Hartsville (Hartsville,SC)South Carolina-Aiken
1989-38- 987-NYA
 
33Jose BautistaP6-1 205 R-R 1964-07-25 32Bani,Dom Rep MLB1981-20001988-1997  
1981-   UDFA-NYN
 
27David Bell3B-2B5-10 175 R-R 1972-09-14 24Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1990-20061995-2006Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)
1990- 7- 190-CLE
 
53Rigo BeltranP5-11 185 L-L 1969-11-13 27Tijuana,Mexico MLB1990-20061997-2004Point Loma (San Diego,CA)Wyoming
1991-26- 675-SLN
 
41Alan BenesP6-5 235 R-R 1972-01-21 25Evansville,Indiana MLB1991-20061995-2003Lake Forest (Lake Forest,IL)Creighton U.
1993- 1-  16-SLN
 
40Andy BenesP6-6 245 R-R 1967-08-20 29Evansville,Indiana MLB1986-20021989-2002Evansville Central (Evansville,IN)Evansville
1988- 1-   1-SDN
 
56Jeff Berblinger2B6-0 190 R-R 1970-11-19 26Wichita,Kansas MLB1990-20021997-1997Goddard (Goddard,KS)Kansas
1993- 7- 200-SLN
 
54Mike BusbyP6-4 210 R-R 1972-12-27 24Lomita,California MLB1991-20011996-1999Phineas Banning (Wilmington,CA)
1991-14- 363-SLN
 
11Royce ClaytonSS6-0 183 R-R 1970-01-02 27Burbank,California MLB1988-20071991-2007St. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)
1988- 1-  15-SFN
 
7Delino DeShields2B6-1 175 L-R 1969-01-15 28Seaford,Delaware MLB1987-20021990-2002Seaford (Seaford,DE)
1987- 1-  12-MON
 
37Mike DiFeliceC6-2 205 R-R 1969-05-28 28Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081996-2008Bearden (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee
1991-11- 285-SLN
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 42Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
48Tony FossasP6-0 187 L-L 1957-09-23 39Havana,Cuba MLB1979-19991988-1999St. Mary's (Lynn,MA)South Florida
1979-12- 303-TEX
 
68Micah FranklinRF6-0 205 B-R 1972-04-25 25San Francisco,California MLB1990-20041997-1997Lincoln (San Francisco,CA)
1990- 3-  90-NYN
 
50John FrascatoreP6-1 223 R-R 1970-02-04 27Queens,New York MLB1989-20011994-2001Oceanside (Oceanside,NY)C.W. Post Campus/Long Island U.
1991-24- 623-SLN
 
8Gary Gaetti3B6-0 205 R-R 1958-08-19 38Centralia,Illinois MLB1979-20001981-2000Centralia (Centralia,IL)NWMissouri St, Lake Land Col
1979- 1-  11-MIN
 
22Mike Gallego2B-SS5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 36Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)UCLA
1981- 2-  33-OAK
 
5Ron GantLF6-0 196 R-R 1965-03-02 32Victoria,Texas MLB1983-20031987-2003Victoria (Victoria,TX)
1983- 4- 100-ATL
 
22Scarborough GreenCF-LF5-10 170 R-R 1974-06-09 23Creve Coeur,Missouri MLB1993-20011997-2000Lafayette (Wildwood,MO)St. Louis CC-Meramec
1992-10- 279-SLN
 
53Mike Gulan3B6-1 190 R-R 1970-12-18 26Steubenville,Ohio MLB1991-20041997-2001Catholic Central (Steubenville,OH)Kent St
1992- 2-  53-SLN
 
32Rick HoneycuttP6-1 190 L-L 1954-06-29 43Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1976-19971977-1997Lakeview Academy (Gainesville,GA)Tennessee
1976-17- 405-PIT
 
29Danny JacksonP6-0 195 R-L 1962-01-05 35San Antonio,Texas MLB1981-19971983-1997Aurora Central (Aurora,CO)Oklahoma, Trinidad St Junior Col
1982- 1-   1-KCA
 
3Brian JordanRF6-1 206 R-R 1967-03-29 30Baltimore,Maryland MLB1986-20061992-2006Milford Mill (Baltimore,MD)Richmond
1988- 1-  29-SLN
 
57Curtis KingP6-5 205 R-R 1970-10-25 26Norristown,Pennsylvania MLB1994-19991997-1999Plymouth-Whitemarsh (Plymouth Meeting,PA)Thomas Jefferson U.
1994- 5- 138-SLN
 
49Tom LampkinC5-11 195 L-R 1964-03-04 33Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1984-20021988-2002Bishop Blanchet (Seattle,WA)Portland, Edmonds CC
1986-11- 265-CLE
 
16Ray LankfordCF5-11 200 L-L 1967-06-05 30Modesto,California MLB1987-20041990-2004Davis (Modesto,CA)Modesto Junior Col
1987- 3-  72-SLN
 
29Scott Livingstone3B6-0 190 L-R 1965-07-15 31Dallas,Texas MLB1985-20011991-1998Lake Highlands (Dallas,TX)Texas A&M U.
1988- 2-  56-DET
 
34Sean LoweP6-2 205 R-R 1971-03-29 26Dallas,Texas MLB1991-20031997-2003Mesquite (Mesquite,TX)Arizona St, McLennan CC
1992- 1-  15-SLN
 
54Eric LudwickP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-14 25Whiteman AFB,Missouri MLB1991-20021996-1999Eldorado (Las Vegas,NV)UNLV, California
1993- 2-  50-NYN
 
47John MabryRF-1B6-4 195 L-R 1970-10-17 26Wilmington,Delaware MLB1991-20071994-2007Bohemia Manor (Chesapeake City,MD)West Chester Pennsylvania
1991- 6- 155-SLN
 
26Eli MarreroC6-1 180 R-R 1973-11-17 23Havana,Cuba MLB1993-20071997-2006Coral Gables (Coral Gables,FL)
1993- 3-  88-SLN
 
33TJ MathewsP6-1 214 R-R 1970-01-19 27Belleville,Illinois MLB1989-20061995-2002Columbia (Columbia,IL)UNLV, St. Louis CC-Meramec
1992-36-1007-SLN
 
51Willie McGeeRF6-1 185 B-R 1958-11-02 38San Francisco,California MLB1977-19991982-1999Harry Ells (Richmond,CA)Diablo Valley Col
1977- 1-  15-NYA
 
61Tom McGrawP6-2 195 L-L 1967-12-08 29Portland,Oregon MLB1987-19981997-1997Battle Ground (Battle Ground,WA)Washington St
1990- 6- 169-MIL
 
25Mark McGwire1B6-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 33Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001Damien (La Verne,CA)USC
1984- 1-  10-OAK
 
67Roberto Mejia2B5-11 160 R-R 1972-04-14 25Hato Mayor del Rey,Dom Rep MLB1991-20091993-1997  
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
35Matt MorrisP6-5 210 R-R 1974-08-09 22Middletown,New York MLB1993-20081997-2008Valley Central (Montgomery,NY)Seton Hall U.
1995- 1-  12-SLN
 
52Luis OrdazSS5-11 170 R-R 1975-08-12 21Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1993-20101997-2006  
1992-   UDFA--
 
31Donovan OsborneP6-2 195 L-L 1969-06-21 28Roseville,California MLB1988-20081992-2004Carson (Carson City,NV)UNLV
1990- 1-  13-SLN
 
19Tom PagnozziC6-1 190 R-R 1962-07-30 34Tucson,Arizona MLB1983-19981987-1998Rincon (Tucson,AZ)Arkansas
1983- 8- 208-SLN
 
28Lance PainterP6-1 200 L-L 1967-07-21 29Bedford,England MLB1990-20031993-2003Nicolet (Milwaukee,WI)Wisconsin
1990-25- 681-SDN
 
46Mark PetkovsekP6-0 198 R-R 1965-11-18 31Beaumont,Texas MLB1986-20011991-2001Monsignor Kelly Catholic (Beaumont,TX)Texas
1987- 1-  29-TEX
 
23Phil PlantierRF5-11 195 L-R 1969-01-27 28Manchester,New Hampshire MLB1987-19981990-1997Poway (Poway,CA)
1987-11- 292-BOS
 
64Brady RaggioP6-4 210 R-R 1972-09-17 24Los Angeles,California MLB1992-20051997-2003San Ramon Valley (Danville,CA)Chabot Col
1992-20- 559-SLN
 
38Steve Scarsone2B6-2 195 R-R 1966-04-11 31Anaheim,California MLB1986-19991992-1999Canyon (Anaheim,CA)Santa Ana Col
1986- 2-  34-PHI
 
12Danny Sheaffer3B6-0 185 R-R 1961-08-02 35Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19981987-1997Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)Clemson U.
1981- 1-  20-BOS
 
30Todd StottlemyreP6-3 200 L-R 1965-05-20 32Yakima,Washington MLB1983-20021988-2002A.C. Davis (Yakima,WA)UNLV, Yakima Valley CC
1985- 1-   1-SLN
 
23Mark SweeneyRF-LF6-1 195 L-L 1969-10-26 27Framingham,Massachusetts MLB1988-20081995-2008Holliston (Holliston,MA)Maine
1991- 9- 246-CAL
 
34Fernando ValenzuelaP5-11 195 L-L 1960-11-01 36Etchohuaquila,Mexico MLB1979-19971980-1997  
1979-   UDFA-LAN
 
24Dmitri Young1B6-2 235 B-R 1973-10-11 23Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1991-20091996-2008Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)
1991- 1-   4-SLN
 
51 Players