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1997 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  68-94   .420
Result:   5th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jim Riggleman
General Manager:   Ed Lynch
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  2,190,308
Payroll:  $39,829,333
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Patterson (38)
Youngest Player:  Jeremi Gonzalez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Ryne Sandberg (15)
Top Hitter:  Sammy Sosa (12)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Trachsel (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Jon Garland (#10)

Roster Continuity:  68.08%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston8478.519--
Pittsburgh7983.4885.0
Cincinnati7686.4698.0
St. Louis7389.45111.0
Chi Cubs6894.42016.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
33,51Terry AdamsPMLB6-3205RightRight3/6/197324Mobile,Alabama19914112CHN

24Manny AlexanderSS-2BMLB5-10180RightRight3/20/197126San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1988UDFA BAL
47Miguel BatistaPMLB6-2195RightRight2/19/197126Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1988UDFA MON
34,45Kent BottenfieldPMLB6-3240RightRight11/14/196828Portland,Oregon1986496MON
37Brant BrownLF-CFMLB6-3205LeftLeft6/22/197126Porterville,California1992381CHN
20Miguel Cairo1B-3BMLB6-1160RightRight5/4/197423Anaco,Venezuela1990UDFA LAN
55Larry CasianPMLB6-0175RightLeft10/28/196531Lynwood,California19876139MIN
49Frank CastilloPMLB6-1190RightRight4/1/196928El Paso,Texas19876140CHN
48Dave ClarkRF-LFMLB6-2210LeftRight9/3/196234Tupelo,Mississippi1985124NYA
22Mark ClarkPMLB6-5235RightRight5/12/196829Bath,Illinois19889236SLN
12Shawon DunstonSSMLB6-1180RightRight3/21/196334Brooklyn,New York198211CHN
31Kevin FosterPMLB6-1175RightRight1/13/196928Evanston,Illinois198729745MON
1,8Doug GlanvilleCFMLB6-2172RightRight8/25/197026Hackensack,New Jersey1991112CHN
54Jeremi GonzalezPMLB6-2210RightRight1/8/197522Maracaibo,Venezuela1991UDFA CHN
17Mark Grace1BMLB6-2200LeftLeft6/28/196433Winston-Salem,North Carolina198524622CHN
25Dave Hansen3B-1BMLB6-0195LeftRight11/24/196828Long Beach,California1986247LAN
18Jose HernandezSS-3BMLB6-1180RightRight7/14/196927Vega Alta,Puerto Rico1987UDFA TEX
7Tyler Houston3B-CMLB6-1210LeftRight1/17/197126Long Beach,California198912ATL
6Mike HubbardCMLB6-1205RightRight2/16/197126Lynchburg,Virginia19928219CHN
29Robin JenningsRF-1BMLB6-2210LeftLeft4/11/197225Singapore,Singapore199133866CHN
1Lance JohnsonCFMLB5-11165LeftLeft7/6/196333Lincoln Heights,Ohio19846139SLN
19Brooks KieschnickP-LFMLB6-4230LeftRight6/6/197225Robstown,Texas1993110CHN
10Terrell LoweryCF-LFMLB6-3195RightRight10/25/197026Oakland,California1991262TEX
56Brian McRaeCFMLB6-0195BothRight8/27/196729Bradenton,Florida1985117KCA
33Ramon MorelPMLB6-2175RightRight8/15/197422Villa Gonzalez,Dominican Republic1992UDFA PIT
45Terry MulhollandPMLB6-3220RightLeft3/9/196334Uniontown,Pennsylvania1984124SFN
59Rodney MyersPMLB6-1215RightRight6/26/196928Rockford,Illinois199012332KCA
15Kevin Orie3BMLB6-4215RightRight9/1/197224West Chester,Pennsylvania1993129CHN
35Bob PattersonPMLB6-1195RightLeft5/16/195938Jacksonville,Florida198221523SDN
41Marc PisciottaPMLB6-5225RightRight8/7/197026Edison,New Jersey199119514PIT
51Mel RojasPMLB5-11212RightRight12/10/196630Haina,Dominican Republic1985UDFA MON
11Rey SanchezSS-2BMLB5-9175RightRight10/5/196729Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico198613319TEX
23Ryne Sandberg2BMLB6-2180RightRight9/18/195937Spokane,Washington197820511PHI
9Scott ServaisCMLB6-2210RightRight6/4/196730La Crosse,Wisconsin1988364HOU
21Sammy SosaRFMLB6-0220RightRight11/12/196828San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1985UDFA TEX
40Dave StevensPMLB6-3195RightRight3/4/197027Fullerton,California198920510CHN
38Dave SwartzbaughPMLB6-2195RightRight2/11/196829Middletown,Ohio19899224CHN
36Kevin TapaniPMLB6-1190RightRight2/18/196433Des Moines,Iowa1986240OAK
52Ramon TatisPMLB6-3185LeftLeft1/5/197324Guayubin,Dominican Republic1990UDFA NYN
44Amaury TelemacoPMLB6-3222RightRight1/19/197423Higuey,Dominican Republic1991UDFA CHN
46Steve TrachselPMLB6-4205RightRight10/31/197026Oxnard,California19918216CHN
13Turk WendellPMLB6-2205LeftRight5/19/196730Pittsfield,Massachusetts1989UDFA ATL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Mark AdairScout 
Dave BialasBullpen Coach 
Tom BourqueScout 
Harry CarayBroadcaster 
Keith ChampionAdvance Scout 
Jim CrawfordScout 
Oneri FleitaScout 
Stephen FullerScout 
Tom GamboaMinor League Field Coordinator 
Al GeddesScout 
Gene HandleyScout 
Joe HouseyScout 
Pat HughesBroadcaster 
Spider JorgensenScout 
Buzzy KellerScout 
Brad KelleyScout 
Rick KranitzAssistant Coach 
Josh LewinBroadcaster 
Ed LynchGeneral Manager 
Scott MayScout 
Brian MilnerScout 
Tony MuserHitting Coach 
Max OliverasFirst Base Coach 
Jeff PentlandHitting Coach 
Dan RadisonThird Base Coach 
Phil ReganPitching Coach 
Jim RigglemanManager 
Alberto RondonScout 
Marc RussoScout 
Ron SantoBroadcaster 
Jose SerraScout 
Mark ServaisScout 
Steve StoneBroadcaster 
Lester StrodeMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Billy SwoopeScout 
Jose TrujilloScout 
Billy WilliamsBench Coach 


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