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1997 Oakland AthleticsPayroll Summary
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Jose Canseco earned $4,225,000 for the 1997 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record65-97 (4th in American League West)League Rank14thMLB Rank28th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerArt HoweGeneral ManagerSandy Alderson
CoachesBob Cluck (Pitching Coach), Duffy Dyer (Bench Coach), Bradley Fischer (First Base Coach), Denny Walling (Hitting Coach), Ron Washington (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickChris Enochs (#11)
Payroll$21,911,000 (Rank: 24th)
Attendance1,264,218 (Rank: 28th)
Minor League AffiliatesEdmonton Trappers (AAA) 80-64 ... Huntsville Stars (AA) 77-62 ... Modesto A's (A+) 74-67 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 71-69 ... Southern Oregon Timberjacks (A-) 41-35 ... Arizona Athletics (Rk) 29-27 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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Payroll Data for 1997 Oakland Athletics

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Mark AcreP6-8 235 R-R 1968-09-16 28Concord,California MLB1990-19971994-1997
1991-   UDFA-OAK
165,00067622  
Willie AdamsP6-7 215 R-R 1972-10-08 24Gallup,New Mexico MLB1991-20001996-1997
1993- 1-  36-OAK
157,50071429  
Tony Batista3B-SS6-0 185 R-R 1973-12-09 23Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1992-20081996-2007
1991-   UDFA-OAK
162,50068825  
Mark Bellhorn2B-3B6-1 214 B-R 1974-08-23 22Boston,Massachusetts MLB1993-20091997-2007
1995- 2-  35-OAK
150,00076643  
Geronimo BerroaRF-LF6-0 210 R-R 1965-03-18 32Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1984-20031989-2000
1983-   UDFA-TOR
3,300,0001083  
Rafael BournigalSS-2B5-11 176 R-R 1966-05-12 31Azua,Dom Rep MLB1987-20001992-1999
1987-19- 482-LAN
162,50068826  
Billy BrewerP6-1 197 L-L 1968-04-15 29Fort Worth,Texas MLB1990-20001993-1999
1990-28- 751-MON
200,00057513  
Tilson Brito2B-3B6-0 175 R-R 1972-05-28 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1992-20061996-1997
1990-   UDFA-TOR
160,00069428  
Scott Brosius3B6-1 202 R-R 1966-08-15 30Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1987-20011991-2001
1987-20- 511-OAK
2,550,0001564  
Jose CansecoRF-LF6-4 240 R-R 1964-07-02 32Havana,Cuba MLB1982-20181985-2001
1982-15- 392-OAK
4,225,000742  
Jason GiambiDH6-3 235 L-R 1971-01-08 26West Covina,California MLB1992-20141995-2014
1992- 2-  58-OAK
205,00056712Retired  
Ben GrieveRF-LF6-4 230 L-R 1976-05-04 21Arlington,Texas MLB1994-20051997-2005
1994- 1-   2-OAK
150,00076642  
Buddy GroomP6-2 207 L-L 1965-07-10 31Dallas,Texas MLB1987-20051992-2005
1987-12- 297-CHA
390,0004286  
Gary HaughtP6-1 190 B-R 1970-09-29 26Tacoma,Washington MLB1992-19991997-1997
1992-22- 620-OAK
150,00076644  
Jimmy HaynesP6-4 203 R-R 1972-09-05 24LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20051995-2004
1991- 7- 186-BAL
165,00067621  
Dane JohnsonP6-5 205 R-R 1963-02-10 34Coral Gables,Florida MLB1984-19991994-1997
1984- 2-  48-TOR
172,50066219  
John JohnstoneP6-3 210 R-R 1968-11-25 28Liverpool,New York MLB1987-20001993-2000
1987-20- 524-NYN
150,00076641  
Steve KarsayP6-3 205 R-R 1972-03-24 25Flushing,New York MLB1990-20061993-2006
1990- 1-  22-TOR
160,00069427  
Tim KubinskiP6-4 205 L-L 1972-01-20 25Pullman,Washington MLB1991-20021997-1999
1993- 7- 209-OAK
150,00076645  
Pat LennonLF-RF6-2 230 R-R 1968-04-27 29Whiteville,North Carolina MLB1986-20051991-1999
1986- 1-   8-SEA
150,00076646  
Brian LesherLF-1B6-5 216 R-R 1971-03-05 26Antwerp,Belgium MLB1991-20031996-2002
1992-25- 704-OAK
152,00075835  
Richie LewisP5-10 175 R-R 1966-01-25 31Muncie,Indiana MLB1985-20031992-1998
1987- 2-  44-MON
250,0005079  
Andrew LorraineP6-3 200 L-L 1972-08-11 24Los Angeles,California MLB1991-20091994-2002
1993- 4- 103-CAL
154,00073732  
Eric LudwickP6-5 210 R-R 1971-12-14 25Whiteman AFB,Missouri MLB1991-20021996-1999
1993- 2-  50-NYN
155,00072131  
Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4 215 L-R 1962-09-30 34Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20011986-2001
1983- 2-  32-NYN
255,0005057  
Damon MashoreCF-LF5-11 209 R-R 1969-10-31 27Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20021996-1998
1991- 9- 255-OAK
154,00073733  
T.J. MathewsP6-1 214 R-R 1970-01-19 27Belleville,Illinois MLB1989-20061995-2002
1992-36-1007-SLN
240,00052010  
Brent MayneC6-1 192 L-R 1968-04-19 29Loma Linda,California MLB1988-20041990-2004
1989- 1-  13-KCA
225,00052911  
Jason McDonaldCF-LF5-8 175 B-R 1972-03-20 25Modesto,California MLB1993-20021997-2000
1993- 4- 125-OAK
150,00076647  
Mark McGwire1B6-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 33Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001
1984- 1-  10-OAK
7,150,00081  
Mike MohlerP6-2 208 R-L 1968-07-26 28Dayton,Ohio MLB1990-20031993-2001
1989-42-1101-OAK
250,0005078  
Izzy MolinaC5-11 224 R-R 1971-06-03 26New York,New York MLB1990-20031996-2002
1990-22- 610-OAK
152,00075836  
Steve MontgomeryP6-4 208 R-R 1970-12-25 26Westminster,California MLB1993-20021996-2000
1992- 3-  83-SLN
150,00076649  
Mike OquistP6-2 189 R-R 1968-05-30 29La Junta,Colorado MLB1988-20041993-1999
1989-13- 323-BAL
195,00060215  
Ariel PrietoP6-2 247 R-R 1969-10-22 27Havana,Cuba MLB1995-20051995-2001
1995- 1-   5-OAK
194,00060917  
Carlos ReyesP6-1 190 B-R 1969-04-04 28Miami,Florida MLB1990-20041994-2003
1991-   UDFA-ATL
200,00057514  
Brad RigbyP6-6 213 R-R 1973-05-14 24Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1992-20011997-2000
1994- 2-  36-OAK
150,00076648  
Scott Sheldon3B-SS6-3 215 R-R 1968-11-20 28Hammond,Indiana MLB1990-20041997-2001
1991- 8- 229-OAK
150,00076640  
Aaron SmallP6-5 225 R-R 1971-11-23 25Oxnard,California MLB1989-20061994-2006
1989-22- 575-TOR
155,00072130  
Scott Spiezio1B-2B6-2 222 B-R 1972-09-21 24Joliet,Illinois MLB1991-20101996-2007
1993- 6- 181-OAK
151,00076337  
Matt StairsDH-1B5-9 217 L-R 1968-02-27 29Saint John,New Brunswick MLB1989-20111992-2011
1989-   UDFA-MON
165,00067620  
Billy TaylorP6-8 235 R-R 1961-10-16 35Monticello,Florida MLB1980-20011994-2001
1980- 2-  39-TEX
575,0003595  
Miguel Tejada2B-3B5-9 188 R-R 1974-05-25 23Bani,Dom Rep MLB1995-20151997-2013
1993-   UDFA-OAK
150,00076639Free Agent  
Dave TelghederP6-2 223 R-R 1966-11-11 30Middletown,New York MLB1986-19991993-1998
1989-31- 814-NYN
165,00067623  
Don WengertP6-3 205 R-R 1969-11-06 27Sioux City,Iowa MLB1990-20021995-2001
1992- 4- 116-OAK
172,50066218  
George WilliamsC5-10 190 B-R 1969-04-22 28La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1990-20011995-2000
1991-24- 645-OAK
165,00067624  
Jay WitasickP6-4 235 R-R 1972-08-28 24Baltimore,Maryland MLB1992-20071996-2007
1993- 2-  58-SLN
150,00076638  
Steve WojciechowskiP6-2 185 L-L 1970-07-29 26Blue Island,Illinois MLB1991-20011995-1997
1991- 4- 125-OAK
154,00073734  
Ernie YoungCF-RF6-1 234 R-R 1969-07-08 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1988-20071994-2004
1990-10- 289-OAK
195,00060216