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1997 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 3rd in National League Central
Run Differential: 651-764 -113
Manager(s): Ray Knight, Jack McKeon
General Manager: Jim Bowden
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Cinergy Field
Payroll: $ 43,267,000 11/28
Attendance: 1,785,788 17/28
Top Draft Pick: Brandon Larson (#14) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Denis Menke
Bullpen Coach: Tom Hume
First Base Coach: Ron Oester
Hitting Coach: Ken Griffey
Pitching Coach: Don Gullett
Third Base Coach: Joel Youngblood

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Kelly (#2), Mike Morgan (#4), Barry Larkin (#4), Mike Morgan (#4), Kent Mercker (#5), Mike Remlinger (#16), Eduardo Perez (#17), Willie Greene (#18), Pokey Reese (#20), Gabe White (#28), Pat Watkins (#32)
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  • 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 Cincinnati Reds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Stan BelindaP6-3215R-R301989PIT: 1986-10-238MLB--
    40Ricky BonesP6-0202R-R281991UDFAMLB--
    17Aaron Boone3B6-2200R-R241997CIN: 1994-3-72MLB--
    29Bret Boone2B5-10180R-R281992SEA: 1990-5-131MLB--
    20Jeff Branson3B-2B6-0180L-R301992CIN: 1988-2-45MLB--
    45Jeff BrantleyP5-10197R-R331988SFN: 1985-6-134MLB--
    34Dave BurbaP6-4240R-R301990SEA: 1987-2-33MLB--
    61Giovanni CarraraP6-2235R-R291995UDFAMLB--
    58Hector CarrascoP6-2220R-R271994UDFAMLB--
    50Jim CrowellP6-4220L-L231997UDFAMLB--
    49Joey EischenP6-1200L-L271994TEX: 1989-4-91MLB--
    6Brook FordyceC6-0190R-R271995NYN: 1989-3-84MLB--
    0Curtis GoodwinCF-LF5-11180L-L241995BAL: 1991-12-317MLB--
    32Danny GravesP5-11185R-R231996CLE: 1994-4-101MLB--
    12Willie Greene3B5-11192L-R251992PIT: 1989-1-18MLB--
    28Lenny Harris3B-2B5-10220L-R321988CIN: 1983-5-108MLB--
    4Damian Jackson2B-SS5-11185R-R231996CLE: 1991-44-1148MLB--
    32Kevin JarvisP6-2200L-R271994CIN: 1991-21-562MLB--
    15Mike KellyLF-RF6-4195R-R271994ATL: 1991-1-2MLB--
    11Barry LarkinSS6-0185R-R331986CIN: 1985-1-4MLB--
    58Richie LewisP5-10175R-R311992MON: 1987-2-44MLB--
    53Pedro MartinezP6-2185L-L281993UDFAMLB--
    38Kent MerckerP6-2195L-L291989ATL: 1986-1-5MLB--
    31,36Mike MorganP6-2220R-R371978OAK: 1978-1-4MLB--
    23Hal Morris1B6-2195L-L321988NYA: 1986-8-210MLB--
    22Jon NunnallyRF-CF5-10190L-R251995CLE: 1992-3-70MLB--
    7Joe OliverC6-3220R-R311989CIN: 1983-2-41MLB--
    18Eric OwensLF-RF6-0198R-R261995CIN: 1992-4-101MLB--
    9Terry Pendleton3B5-9195B-R361984SLN: 1982-7-179MLB--
    39Eduardo Perez1B-3B6-4215R-R271993CAL: 1991-1-17MLB--
    3Pokey Reese2B-SS5-11180R-R241997CIN: 1991-1-20MLB--
    43Mike RemlingerP6-1210L-L311991SFN: 1987-1-16MLB--
    67Felix RodriguezP6-1190R-R241995UDFAMLB--
    14Pete Rose3B-1B6-1180L-R271997BAL: 1988-12-295MLB--
    21Deion SandersCF-LF6-1195L-L291989NYA: 1988-30-781MLB--
    16Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1185R-R291991CIN: 1987-7-180MLB--
    46Pete SchourekP6-5220L-L281991NYN: 1987-2-56MLB--
    50Scott ServiceP6-6240R-R301988UDFAMLB--
    41Jeff ShawP6-2200R-R301990CLE: 1986-1-1MLB--
    22Ruben SierraRF6-1200B-R311986UDFAMLB--
    57John SmileyP6-4210L-L321986PIT: 1983-12-300MLB--
    20Chris Stynes3B-2B5-10185R-R241995TOR: 1991-3-95MLB--
    56Scott SullivanP6-3210R-R261995CIN: 1993-2-62MLB--
    51Jeff TabakaP6-2201R-L331994MON: 1986-2-43MLB--
    10Eddie TaubenseeC6-3230L-R281991CIN: 1986-6-150MLB--
    31Ozzie TimmonsLF-RF6-2225R-R261995CHN: 1991-5-138MLB--
    40Brett TomkoP6-4216R-R241997CIN: 1995-2-54MLB-Free Agent
    44Pat WatkinsCF-RF6-2195R-R241997CIN: 1993-1-32MLB--
    48Gabe WhiteP6-2200L-L251994MON: 1990-1-28MLB--
    52Scott WinchesterP6-2210R-R241997CLE: 1995-14-390MLB--

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