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1997 Chicago White SoxSeason Roster
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Tony Phillips played for the 1997 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record80-81 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkComiskey Park II
ManagerTerry BevingtonGeneral ManagerRon Schueler
CoachesBill Buckner (Hitting Coach), Ron Jackson (Hitting Coach), Ron Jackson (First Base Coach), Art Kusnyer (Bullpen Coach), Bryan Little (First Base Coach), Joe Nossek (Bench Coach), Mike Pazik (Pitching Coach), Doug Rader (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJason Dellaero (#15)
Payroll$54,377,500 (Rank: 3rd)
Attendance1,864,782 (Rank: 16th)
Minor League AffiliatesNashville Sounds (AAA) 74-69 ... Birmingham Barons (AA) 76-62 ... Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+) 63-77 ... Hickory Crawdads (A) 76-64 ... Bristol White Sox (Rk) 30-38 ... Gulf Coast White Sox (Rk) 26-34 ...
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 Chicago White Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 Chicago White Sox 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)
45Jeff AbbottLF-RF6-2 200 R-L 1972-08-17 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1991-20031997-2001Dunwoody (Dunwoody,GA)Kentucky, Cal St Fullerton
1994- 4- 117-CHA
 
40Wilson AlvarezP6-1 245 L-L 1970-03-24 27Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1987-20051989-2005  
1986-   UDFA-TEX
 
3Harold BainesDH6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 38St. Michael's,Maryland MLB1977-20011980-2001St. Michaels (Easton,MD)
1977- 1-   1-CHA
 
37James BaldwinP6-3 235 R-R 1971-07-15 25Southern Pines,North Carolina MLB1990-20061995-2005Pinecrest (Southern Pines,NC)
1990- 4- 105-CHA
 
8Albert BelleLF6-2 210 R-R 1966-08-25 30Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1985-20001989-2000Huntington (Shreveport,LA)Louisiana St
1987- 2-  47-CLE
 
46Jason BereP6-4 189 R-R 1971-05-26 26Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1990-20051993-2003Wilmington (Wilmington,MA)Middlesex CC
1990-36- 952-CHA
 
51Mike BertottiP6-1 185 L-L 1970-01-18 27Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1991-20021995-1997Cornwall Central (New Windsor,NY)Iona Col
1991-31- 826-CHA
 
24Mike CameronCF6-2 190 R-R 1973-01-08 24LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20111995-2011LaGrange (LaGrange,GA)
1991-18- 488-CHA
Retired  
61,43Carlos CastilloP6-2 250 R-R 1975-04-21 22Boston,Massachusetts MLB1994-20091997-2001Southwest Miami (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1994- 3-  89-CHA
 
44,49Tony CastilloP5-10 190 L-L 1963-03-01 34Lara,Venezuela MLB1983-19981988-1998  
1983-   UDFA-TOR
 
57Chris ClemonsP6-4 220 R-R 1972-10-31 24Baytown,Texas MLB1992-20071997-1997McGregor (McGregor,TX)Texas A&M U.
1994- 1-  33-CHA
 
60Nelson CruzP6-1 185 R-R 1972-09-13 24Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1991-20051997-2003  
1989-   UDFA-MON
 
36,44Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 41Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998Bonham (Bonham,TX)Grayson County Col
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
48Jeff DarwinP6-3 180 R-R 1969-07-06 27Sherman,Texas MLB1988-19991994-1997Bonham (Bonham,TX)Alvin CC
1988-13- 331-SEA
 
15Doug DrabekP6-1 185 R-R 1962-07-25 34Victoria,Texas MLB1981-19981986-1998St. Joseph (Victoria,TX)Houston
1983-11- 279-CHA
 
5Ray Durham2B5-8 180 B-R 1971-11-30 25Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1990-20081995-2008Harding University (Charlotte,NC)
1990- 5- 132-CHA
 
36Scott EyreP6-1 200 L-L 1972-05-30 25Inglewood,California MLB1991-20091997-2009Cyprus (Magna,UT)Col. So.Idaho
1991- 9- 248-TEX
 
12Jorge FabregasC6-3 215 L-R 1970-03-13 27Miami,Florida MLB1990-20031994-2002Columbus (Miami,FL)Miami
1991- 1-  34-CAL
 
22Chad FonvilleSS-CF5-6 155 B-R 1971-03-05 26Jacksonville,North Carolina MLB1992-20041995-1999White Oak (Jacksonville,NC)Louisburg Col
1992-11- 299-SFN
 
32Tom FordhamP6-2 205 L-L 1974-02-20 23San Diego,California MLB1993-20031997-1998Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)Grossmont Col
1993-11- 313-CHA
 
44Keith FoulkeP6-0 200 R-R 1972-10-19 24Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1994-20091997-2008Hargrave (Huffman,TX)Lewis-Clark St, Galveston Col
1994- 9- 256-SFN
 
13Ozzie GuillenSS5-11 150 L-R 1964-01-20 33Oculare Del Tuy,Venezuela MLB1981-20001985-2000  
1980-   UDFA-SDN
 
39Roberto HernandezP6-4 235 R-R 1964-11-11 32Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20071991-2007New Hampton School (New Hampton,NH)South Carolina-Aiken
1986- 1-  16-CAL
 
47Matt KarchnerP6-4 215 R-R 1967-06-28 30Berwick,Pennsylvania MLB1989-20001995-2000Berwick (Berwick,PA)Bloomsburg Pennslyvania
1989- 8- 205-KCA
 
20Ron KarkoviceC6-1 215 R-R 1963-08-08 33Union,New Jersey MLB1982-19971986-1997Boone (Orlando,FL)
1982- 1-  14-CHA
 
12Chad KreuterC6-2 200 B-R 1964-08-26 32Greenbrae,California MLB1985-20031988-2003Redwood (Larkspur,CA)Pepperdine U.
1985- 5- 109-TEX
 
54Al LevineP6-3 198 R-R 1968-05-22 29Park Ridge,Illinois MLB1990-20081996-2005Hoffman Estates (Hoffman Estates,IL)So.Illinois U.
1991-11- 306-CHA
 
10Darren LewisCF6-0 190 R-R 1967-08-28 29Berkeley,California MLB1988-20021990-2002Moreau Catholic (Hayward,CA)California, Chabot Col
1988-18- 463-OAK
 
55Robert MachadoC6-1 205 R-R 1973-06-03 24Caracas,Venezuela MLB1991-20041996-2004  
1989-   UDFA-CHA
 
7Norberto MartinSS-3B5-10 182 R-R 1966-12-10 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1984-20021993-1999  
1984-   UDFA-CHA
 
14Dave MartinezRF-1B5-10 175 L-L 1964-09-26 32Brooklyn,New York MLB1983-20011986-2001Lake Howell (Winter Park,FL)Valencia CC
1983- 3-  53-CHN
 
26Chuck McElroyP6-0 205 L-L 1967-10-01 29Port Arthur,Texas MLB1986-20011989-2001Lincoln (Port Arthur,TX)
1986- 8- 192-PHI
 
28Lyle MoutonRF6-4 230 R-R 1969-05-13 28Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1990-20031995-2001St. Thomas More (Lafayette,LA)Louisiana St
1991- 5- 126-NYA
 
38Jaime NavarroP6-4 230 R-R 1968-03-27 29Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20031989-2000Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa,PR)Miami-Dade Col
1987- 3-  71-MIL
 
31Greg Norton3B6-1 205 B-R 1972-07-06 24San Leandro,California MLB1991-20091996-2009Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland,CA)Oklahoma
1993- 2-  59-CHA
 
30Magglio OrdonezRF6-0 200 R-R 1974-01-28 23Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20111997-2011  
1991-   UDFA-CHA
Retired  
29Tony PenaC6-0 185 R-R 1957-06-04 40Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1976-19971980-1997  
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
73Tony PhillipsRF5-10 175 B-R 1959-04-25 38Atlanta,Georgia MLB1978-20151982-1999Roswell (Roswell,GA)New Mexico Military Institute
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
41Bill SimasP6-3 235 L-R 1971-11-28 25Hanford,California MLB1992-20101995-2000St. Joseph (Santa Maria,CA)Fresno City Col
1992- 6- 160-CAL
 
33Mike SirotkaP6-1 200 L-L 1971-05-13 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1990-20001995-2000Westfield (Houston,TX)Louisiana St
1993-15- 425-CHA
 
27Chris Snopek3B6-1 185 R-R 1970-09-20 26Cynthiana,Kentucky MLB1992-20021995-1998Harrison County (Cynthiana,KY)Mississippi
1992- 6- 176-CHA
 
35Frank Thomas1B-DH6-5 270 R-R 1968-05-27 29Columbus,Georgia MLB1987-20081990-2008Columbus (Columbus,GA)Auburn U.
1989- 1-   7-CHA
 
50Larry ThomasP6-1 190 R-L 1969-10-25 27Miami,Florida MLB1989-20001995-1997Winthrop (Winthrop,MA)Maine
1991- 2-  69-CHA
 
34Mario Valdez1B6-2 190 L-R 1974-11-19 22Ciudad Obregon,Mexico MLB1994-20141997-2001Miami Senior (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1993-48-1333-CHA
 
23Robin Ventura3B6-1 198 L-R 1967-07-14 29Santa Maria,California MLB1986-20041989-2004Ernest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)Oklahoma St
1988- 1-  10-CHA
 
45 Players