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1997 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  80-81   .497
Result:   2nd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Terry Bevington
General Manager:   Ron Schueler
Stadium:  Comiskey Park II
Attendance:  1,864,782
Payroll:  $54,377,500
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Danny Darwin (41)
Youngest Player:  Carlos Castillo (22)
Longest Tenure:  Ozzie Guillen (13)
Top Hitter:  Frank Thomas (2)
Top Pitcher:  James Baldwin (28)
Top Draft Pick:  Jason Dellaero (#15)

Roster Continuity:  77.18%
Top Prospect:   Mike Cameron
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8675.534--
Chi White Sox8081.4976.0
Milwaukee7883.4848.0
Minnesota6894.42018.5
KC Royals6794.41619.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Albert BelleLF-RF30$ 10,000,000   
Frank Thomas1B-DH29$ 7,150,000  10 
Robin Ventura3B29$ 6,000,000  33 
Jaime NavarroP29$ 5,000,000  49 
Wilson AlvarezP27$ 4,662,500  63 
Roberto HernandezP32$ 4,620,000  64 
Ozzie GuillenSS33$ 4,500,000  75 
Tony Phillips2B-LF38$ 2,200,000   
Harold BainesOF38$ 1,925,000   
Ron KarkoviceC33$ 1,500,000   
Darren LewisCF29$ 1,325,000   
Doug DrabekP34$ 1,300,000   
Tony CastilloP34$ 1,200,000   
Dave MartinezOF32$ 950,000   
Chuck McElroyP29$ 817,000   
Chad KreuterC32$ 647,500   
Danny DarwinP41$ 475,000   
Tony PenaC40$ 425,000   
Jason BereP26$ 420,000   
Norberto Martin2B-SS30$ 350,000   
Ray Durham2B25$ 310,000   
Jorge FabregasC27$ 275,000   
James BaldwinP25$ 250,000   
Chad Fonville2B-SS26$ 240,000   
Lyle MoutonRF-LF28$ 225,000   
Matt KarchnerP30$ 200,000   
Bill SimasP25$ 200,000   
Chris Snopek3B-SS26$ 185,000   
Jeff DarwinP27$ 172,500   
Mike SirotkaP26$ 165,000   
Mike BertottiP27$ 160,000   
Mike CameronCF-RF24$ 160,000   
Al LevineP29$ 157,500   
Greg Norton3B-1B24$ 155,000   
Jeff AbbottCF-LF24$ 150,000   
Carlos CastilloP22$ 150,000   
Chris ClemonsP24$ 150,000   
Nelson CruzP24$ 150,000   
Scott EyreP25$ 150,000   
Tom FordhamP23$ 150,000   
Keith FoulkeP24$ 150,000   
Robert MachadoC24$ 150,000   
Magglio OrdonezRF23$ 150,000   
Larry ThomasP27$ 150,000   
Mario Valdez1B22$ 150,000   


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