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1997 Boston Red SoxPayroll Summary
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John Valentin earned $3,750,000 for the 1997 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record78-84 (4th in American League East)League Rank9thMLB Rank18th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerJimy WilliamsGeneral ManagerDan Duquette
CoachesDave Jauss (First Base Coach), Joe Kerrigan (Pitching Coach), Wendell Kim (Third Base Coach), Grady Little (Bench Coach), Jim Rice (Hitting Coach), Herman Starrette (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJohn Curtice (#17)
Payroll$43,232,000 (Rank: 12th)
Attendance2,226,136 (Rank: 12th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 81-60 ... Trenton Thunder (AA) 71-70 ... Sarasota Red Sox (A+) 63-76 ... Michigan Battle Cats (A) 70-67 ... Lowell Spinners (A-) 38-38 ... Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk) 31-28 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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Payroll Data for 1997 Boston Red Sox

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)
Steve AveryP6-4 205 L-L 1970-04-14 27Trenton,Michigan MLB1988-20031990-2003
1988- 1-   3-ATL
4,850,000482  
Mike BenjaminSS-3B6-0 172 R-R 1965-11-22 31Euclid,Ohio MLB1987-20021989-2002
1987- 3-  74-SFN
150,00076636  
Toby BorlandP6-6 193 R-R 1969-05-29 28Ruston,Louisiana MLB1988-20051994-2004
1987-27- 696-PHI
262,50050022  
Darren BraggRF-CF5-9 180 L-R 1969-09-07 27Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1989-20051994-2004
1991-22- 578-SEA
240,00052023  
Mark BrandenburgP6-0 180 R-R 1970-07-14 26Houston,Texas MLB1991-19971995-1997
1992-26- 734-TEX
187,50061225  
Robinson ChecoP6-1 185 R-R 1971-09-09 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20001997-1999
1989-   UDFA-CAL
925,00029014  
Michael ColemanCF5-11 215 R-R 1975-08-16 21Nashville,Tennessee MLB1994-20061997-2001
1994-18- 495-BOS
150,00076639  
Wil CorderoLF-SS6-2 200 R-R 1971-10-03 25Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1988-20051992-2005
1988-   UDFA-MON
3,000,0001284  
Jim CorsiP6-1 220 R-R 1961-09-09 35Newton,Massachusetts MLB1982-20001988-1999
1982-25- 642-NYA
470,00039219  
Vaughn EshelmanP6-3 205 L-L 1969-05-22 28Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1990-20011995-1997
1991- 4- 108-BAL
182,00063328  
Jeff Frye2B5-9 170 R-R 1966-08-31 30Oakland,California MLB1988-20021992-2001
1988-30- 765-TEX
900,00029115  
Rich GarcesP6-0 215 R-R 1971-05-18 26Maracay,Venezuela MLB1988-20081990-2002
1987-   UDFA-MIN
172,00066730  
Nomar GarciaparraSS6-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 23Whittier,California MLB1992-20091996-2009
1994- 1-  12-BOS
150,00076634  
Tom GordonP5-9 190 R-R 1967-11-18 29Sebring,Florida MLB1986-20091988-2009
1986- 6- 157-KCA
2,900,0001355  
Ken GrundtP6-4 195 L-L 1969-08-26 27Melrose Park,Illinois MLB1991-19981996-1997
1991-53-1354-SFN
150,00076641  
Chris HammondP6-1 195 L-L 1966-01-21 31Atlanta,Georgia MLB1985-20061990-2006
1986- 6- 148-CIN
700,00032916  
Bill HaselmanC6-3 223 R-R 1966-05-25 31Long Branch,New Jersey MLB1986-20031990-2003
1987- 1-  23-TEX
650,00033817  
Scott HattebergC-1B6-1 205 L-R 1969-12-14 27Salem,Oregon MLB1990-20081995-2008
1991- 1-  43-BOS
150,00076635  
Butch HenryP6-1 205 L-L 1968-10-07 28El Paso,Texas MLB1987-20061992-1999
1987-15- 388-CIN
400,00041520  
Joe HudsonP6-1 180 R-R 1970-09-29 26Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1990-20001995-1998
1992-27- 758-BOS
150,00076642  
Reggie Jefferson1B-LF6-4 215 L-L 1968-09-25 28Tallahassee,Florida MLB1986-19991991-1999
1986- 3-  72-CIN
1,900,00020310  
Kerry LacyP6-2 195 R-R 1972-08-07 24Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1991-20011996-1997
1991-15- 404-TEX
150,00076643  
Derek LoweP6-6 230 R-R 1973-06-01 24Dearborn,Michigan MLB1991-20131997-2013
1991- 8- 214-SEA
150,00076637Free Agent  
Shane MackLF-CF6-0 190 R-R 1963-12-07 33Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981987-1998
1984- 1-  11-SDN
1,850,00020611  
Ron MahayP6-2 190 L-L 1971-06-28 26Crestwood,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2010
1991-18- 486-BOS
150,00076638Retired  
Pat MahomesP6-4 212 R-R 1970-08-09 26Bryan,Texas MLB1988-20091992-2003
1988- 6- 155-MIN
360,00044821  
Jose MalaveRF-LF6-2 212 R-R 1971-05-31 26Cumana,Venezuela MLB1990-20031996-1997
1989-   UDFA-BOS
150,00076644  
Walt McKeelC6-2 200 R-R 1972-01-17 25Wilson,North Carolina MLB1990-20021997-2002
1990- 3-  91-BOS
150,00076645  
Tim Naehring3B-2B6-2 190 R-R 1967-02-01 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1987-19971990-1997
1988- 8- 199-BOS
2,700,0001446  
Troy O'LearyLF-RF6-0 200 L-L 1969-08-04 27Compton,California MLB1987-20051993-2003
1987-13- 331-MIL
1,100,00027013  
Rudy PembertonRF6-1 185 R-R 1969-12-17 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20051995-1997
1987-   UDFA-DET
152,00075831  
Arquimedez Pozo3B-2B5-10 160 R-R 1973-08-24 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1992-20001995-1997
1990-   UDFA-SEA
150,00076646  
Curtis PrideLF-RF5-11 195 L-R 1968-12-17 28Washington,District of Columbia MLB1986-20081993-2006
1986-10- 258-NYN
216,00054524  
Brian RoseP6-3 215 R-R 1976-02-13 21New Bedford,Massachusetts MLB1995-20051997-2001
1994- 3-  75-BOS
150,00076640  
Bret SaberhagenP6-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 33Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011984-2001
1982-19- 480-KCA
500,00037618  
Aaron SeleP6-5 215 R-R 1970-06-25 27Golden Valley,Minnesota MLB1989-20071993-2007
1991- 1-  23-BOS
1,126,00026612  
Heathcliff SlocumbP6-3 220 R-R 1966-06-07 31Jamaica,New York MLB1984-20001991-2000
1984-   UDFA-NYN
2,300,0001708  
Mike StanleyC-1B6-0 190 R-R 1963-06-25 34Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1982-20001986-2000
1985-16- 395-TEX
2,100,0001819  
Jeff SuppanP6-2 210 R-R 1975-01-02 22Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20121995-2012
1993- 2-  49-BOS
150,00076633Retired  
Jesus TavarezOF6-0 170 B-R 1971-03-26 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20001994-1998
1989-   UDFA-SEA
175,00064429  
Ricky TrlicekP6-2 200 R-R 1969-04-26 28Houston,Texas MLB1987-19981992-1997
1987- 4- 104-PHI
184,25063227  
John ValentinSS-3B6-0 185 R-R 1967-02-18 30Mineola,New York MLB1988-20021992-2002
1988- 5- 121-BOS
3,750,000903  
Jason VaritekC6-2 220 R-R 1972-04-11 25Rochester,Michigan MLB1991-20111997-2011
1994- 1-  14-SEA
150,00076632Retired  
Mo Vaughn1B6-1 268 L-R 1967-12-15 29Norwalk,Connecticut MLB1987-20031991-2003
1989- 1-  23-BOS
6,350,000241  
Tim WakefieldP6-2 210 R-R 1966-08-02 30Melbourne,Florida MLB1988-20111992-2011
1988- 8- 200-PIT
2,500,0001587Retired  
John WasdinP6-2 195 R-R 1972-08-05 24Fort Belvoir,Virginia MLB1991-20091995-2007
1993- 1-  25-OAK
185,00061326