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1997 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 101-61 .623
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 791-581 + 210
Roster Continuity 67.21% 10/28
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Turner Field
Payroll: $ 50,488,500 5/28
Attendance: 3,464,488 3/28
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Marlins)
Top Draft Pick: Troy Cameron (#29) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jim Beauchamp
Bullpen Coach: Ned Yost
First Base Coach: Bobby Dews
Hitting Coach: Clarence Jones
Pitching Coach: Leo Mazzone
Third Base Coach: Pat Corrales

#1 Draft Picks

Chipper Jones (#1), Michael Tucker (#10)
National League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1997 Atlanta Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Danny BautistaRF-LF5-11170R-R251993Not draftedMLB--
    2Rafael BelliardSS5-6160R-R351982UDFAMLB--
    26Mike BieleckiP6-3195R-R371984KCA: 1979-6-147MLB--
    4Jeff BlauserSS6-1190R-R311987SLN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    50Joe BorowskiP6-2225R-R261995CHA: 1989-32-823MLBCleveland Indians
    49Chris BrockP6-0185R-R271997ATL: 1992-12-341MLB--
    45Paul ByrdP6-1184R-R261995CLE: 1991-4-112MLBBoston Red Sox
    38Mike CatherP6-2195R-R261997TEX: 1993-41-1151MLB--
    30Brad ClontzP6-1195R-R261995ATL: 1992-10-285MLB--
    23Greg Colbrunn1B6-0205R-R271992MON: 1987-6-148MLB--
    32Alan EmbreeP6-2190L-L271992CLE: 1989-5-125MLBBoston Red Sox
    40Chad FoxP6-3190R-R261997CIN: 1992-23-633MLBChicago Cubs
    11Ed Giovanola3B-2B5-10170L-R281995ATL: 1990-7-183MLB--
    47Tom GlavineP6-0185L-L311987ATL: 1984-2-47MLBAtlanta Braves
    14Tony Graffanino2B-3B6-1195R-R251996ATL: 1990-10-264MLBCleveland Indians
    19Tommy Gregg1B-RF6-1190L-L331987PIT: 1985-7-164MLB--
    25Andruw JonesLF6-1210R-R201996Not draftedMLB-Int
    10Chipper Jones3B6-4210B-R251993ATL: 1990-1-1MLB-Retired
    18Ryan KleskoLF-1B6-3220L-L261992ATL: 1989-5-116MLBSan Francisco Giants
    20Mark Lemke2B5-9167B-R311988ATL: 1983-27-677MLB--
    50John LeroyP6-3175R-R221997ATL: 1993-15-432MLB--
    46Kerry LigtenbergP6-2215R-R261997Not draftedMLBArizona Diamondbacks
    1Keith Lockhart2B-3B5-10170L-R321994CIN: 1986-11-280MLB--
    7Kenny LoftonCF6-0180L-L301991HOU: 1988-17-428MLBTexas Rangers
    8Javy LopezC6-3200R-R261992Not draftedMLBBaltimore Orioles
    31Greg MadduxP6-0185R-R311986CHN: 1984-2-31MLBSan Diego Padres
    27Fred McGriff1B6-3215L-L331986NYA: 1981-9-233MLB--
    34Kevin MillwoodP6-4220R-R221997ATL: 1993-11-320MLB-Retired
    16Mike Mordecai3B-2B5-10185R-R291994ATL: 1989-6-142MLBFlorida Marlins
    48Greg MyersC6-2225L-R311987TOR: 1984-3-74MLBToronto Blue Jays
    15Denny NeagleP6-3225L-L281991MIN: 1989-3-85MLB--
    12Eddie PerezC6-1185R-R291995Not draftedMLBAtlanta Braves
    33Randall Simon1B6-0230L-L221997Not draftedMLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    29John SmoltzP6-3220R-R301988DET: 1985-22-574MLBBoston Red Sox
    9Tim SpehrC6-2200R-R301991KCA: 1988-5-127MLB--
    24Michael TuckerRF-LF6-2185L-R261995KCA: 1992-1-10MLBNew York Mets
    36Terrell WadeP6-3205L-L241995Not draftedMLB--
    43Mark WohlersP6-4207R-R271991ATL: 1988-8-190MLB--

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