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1997 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-94 .420
Rank: 5th in National League Central
Run Differential: 687-759 -72
Roster Continuity 68.08% 8/28
Manager(s): Jim Riggleman
General Manager: Ed Lynch
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 39,829,333 14/28
Attendance: 2,190,308 13/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jon Garland (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rick Kranitz
Bench Coach: Billy Williams
Bullpen Coach: Dave Bialas
First Base Coach: Max Oliveras
Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland
Hitting Coach: Tony Muser
Pitching Coach: Phil Regan
Third Base Coach: Dan Radison

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Tyler Houston (#2), Brooks Kieschnick (#10), Dave Clark (#11), Doug Glanville (#12), Brian McRae (#17), Terry Mulholland (#24), Kevin Orie (#29)
National League Central 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 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33,51Terry AdamsP6-3205R-R241995CHN: 1991-4-111MLB--
    24Manny AlexanderSS-2B5-10180R-R261992Not draftedMLB--
    47Miguel BatistaP6-2195R-R261992UDFAMLBColorado RockiesMinors
    34,45Kent BottenfieldP6-3240R-R281992MON: 1986-4-96MLB--
    37Brant BrownLF-CF6-3205L-L261996CHN: 1992-3-81MLB--
    20Miguel Cairo1B-3B6-1160R-R231996UDFAMLB-Retired
    55Larry CasianP6-0175R-L311990MIN: 1987-6-139MLB--
    49Frank CastilloP6-1190R-R281991CHN: 1987-6-140MLB--
    48Dave ClarkRF-LF6-2210L-R341986CLE: 1983-1-11MLB--
    22Mark ClarkP6-5235R-R291991SLN: 1988-9-236MLB--
    12Shawon DunstonSS6-1180R-R341985CHN: 1982-1-1MLB--
    31Kevin FosterP6-1175R-R281993MON: 1987-29-746MLB--
    1,8Doug GlanvilleCF6-2172R-R261996CHN: 1991-1-12MLB--
    54Jeremi GonzalezP6-2210R-R221997Not draftedMLB--
    17Mark Grace1B6-2200L-L331988CHN: 1985-24-622MLB--
    25Dave Hansen3B-1B6-0195L-R281990LAN: 1986-2-47MLB--
    18Jose HernandezSS-3B6-1180R-R271991Not draftedMLB--
    7Tyler Houston3B-C6-1210L-R261996ATL: 1989-1-2MLB--
    6Mike HubbardC6-1205R-R261995CHN: 1992-8-219MLB--
    29Robin JenningsRF-1B6-2210L-L251996CHN: 1991-33-865MLB--
    1Lance JohnsonCF5-11165L-L331987SLN: 1984-6-139MLB--
    19Brooks KieschnickP-LF6-4230L-R251996CHN: 1993-1-10MLB--
    10Terrell LoweryCF-LF6-3195R-R261997TEX: 1991-2-63MLB--
    56Brian McRaeCF6-0195B-R291990KCA: 1985-1-17MLB--
    33Ramon MorelP6-2175R-R221995Not draftedMLB--
    45Terry MulhollandP6-3220R-L341986SFN: 1984-1-24MLB--
    59Rodney MyersP6-1215R-R281996KCA: 1990-12-342MLB--
    15Kevin Orie3B6-4215R-R241997CHN: 1993-1-29MLB--
    35Bob PattersonP6-1195R-L381985SDN: 1982-21-524MLB--
    41Marc PisciottaP6-5225R-R261997PIT: 1991-19-513MLB--
    51Mel RojasP5-11212R-R301990Not draftedMLB--
    11Rey SanchezSS-2B5-9175R-R291991TEX: 1986-13-319MLB--
    23Ryne Sandberg2B6-2180R-R371981PHI: 1978-20-511MLB--
    9Scott ServaisC6-2210R-R301991HOU: 1988-3-64MLB--
    21Sammy SosaRF6-0220R-R281989Not draftedMLB--
    40Dave StevensP6-3195R-R271994CHN: 1989-20-512MLB--
    38Dave SwartzbaughP6-2195R-R291995CHN: 1989-9-226MLB--
    36Kevin TapaniP6-1190R-R331989OAK: 1986-2-40MLB--
    52Ramon TatisP6-3185L-L241997Not draftedMLB--
    44Amaury TelemacoP6-3222R-R231996Not draftedMLB--
    46Steve TrachselP6-4205R-R261993CHN: 1991-8-215MLB--
    13Turk WendellP6-2205L-R301993ATL: 1988-5-112MLB--

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