Season Information
Team Name
1997 San Francisco Giants
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
90-72 (.556)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 3 / 5
Runs For/Against
784 / 793   Diff: -9
Playoffs
Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
Playoff Series
Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
Playoff Series
NLDS vs FLO (L 3-0)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
20
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
11
Years Active
1883-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1997-12-24Steve ReedSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-2212RR1966-03-01Los Angeles,CA
1988-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1992-20051988-2005
1997-12-20Chris BrockSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-0185RR1970-02-05Orlando,FL
1992- 12- 341-ATL
MLB1997-20021990-2007
1997-12-19Erik PlantenbergSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-1180BL1968-10-30Renton,WA
1990- 16- 443-BOS
MLB1993-19971990-2015
1997-12-09Orel HershiserSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-3192RR1958-09-16Buffalo,NY
1979- 17- 440-LAN
MLB1983-20001979-2000
1997-12-07Rich RodriguezSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-0205LL1963-03-01Downey,CA
1984-  9- 211-NYN
MLB1990-20031984-2003
1997-12-06Danny DarwinSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-3190RR1955-10-25Bonham,TX
1976-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1978-19981976-1998
1997-11-26Chad ZerbeSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-0200LL1972-04-27Findlay,OH
1991- 17- 455-LAN
MLB2000-20031991-2005
1997-11-26Stan JavierSigned as Free Agent by Giants.OF-RF6-0202BR1964-01-09San Francisco de Macoris,DR
1981-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1984-20011981-2001
1997-11-21Brent MayneSigned as Free Agent by Giants.C-3B6-1192LR1968-04-19Loma Linda,CA
1989-  1-  13-KCA
MLB1990-20041989-2004
1997-11-18Robb NenTraded by Marlins to Giants for Mike Villano, Mike Pageler and Joe Fontenot.P6-5215RR1969-11-28San Pedro,CA
1987- 32- 831-TEX
MLB1993-20021987-2002
1997-11-18Dan CarlsonSelected by Devil Rays from Giants in expansion draft (Pick #28).P6-0200RR1970-01-26Portland,OR
1989- 33- 856-SFN
MLB1996-19991990-2001
1997-11-18Joe FontenotTraded by Giants with Mike Villano and Mike Pageler to Marlins for Robb Nen.P6-2185RR1977-03-20Lafayette,LA
1995-  1-  16-SFN
MLB1998-19981995-1999
1997-11-11Charlie HayesTraded by Yankees with Cash to Giants for Chris Singleton and Alberto Castillo.3B-1B6-0215RR1965-05-29Hattiesburg,MS
1983-  4-  96-SFN
MLB1988-20011983-2001
1997-11-11Chris SingletonTraded by Giants with Alberto Castillo to Yankees for Charlie Hayes and Cash.OF-CF6-2195LL1972-08-15Martinez,CA
1993-  2-  48-SFN
MLB1999-20051993-2005
1997-11-10Chris SingletonTraded by Giants with LHP Alberto Castillo to Yankees for 3B Charlie Hayes and cashOF-CF6-2195LL1972-08-15Martinez,CA
1993-  2-  48-SFN
MLB1999-20051993-2005
1997-11-07Doug CreekPurchased by White Sox from Giants.P6-0210LL1969-03-01Winchester,VA
1991-  7- 181-SLN
MLB1995-20051991-2005
1997-09-01John JohnstoneSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-3210RR1968-11-25Liverpool,NY
1987- 20- 524-NYN
MLB1993-20001987-2000
1997-08-19William Van LandinghamSigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-2210RR1970-07-16Columbia,TN
1991-  5- 141-SFN
MLB1994-19971991-1998
1997-08-08Terry MulhollandClaimed on waivers by Giants from Cubs.P6-3220RL1963-03-09Uniontown,PA
1984-  1-  24-SFN
MLB1986-20061984-2006
1997-08-08William Van LandinghamReleased by Giants.P6-2210RR1970-07-16Columbia,TN
1991-  5- 141-SFN
MLB1994-19971991-1998
1997-08-07John JohnstoneClaimed on waivers by Athletics from Giants.P6-3210RR1968-11-25Liverpool,NY
1987- 20- 524-NYN
MLB1993-20001987-2000
1997-08-06Rene ArochaReleased by Giants.P6-0180RR1966-02-24Havana,CU
1991-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1993-19971992-1998
1997-08-01Rick WilkinsReleased by Giants.C-1B6-2215LR1967-06-04Jacksonville,FL
1986- 23- 582-CHN
MLB1991-20011987-2002
1997-07-31Keith FoulkeTraded by Giants with Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Mike Caruso and Lorenzo Barcelo to White Sox for Roberto Hernandez, Danny Darwin and Wilson Alvarez.P6-0200RR1972-10-19Rapid City,SD
1994-  9- 256-SFN
MLB1997-20081994-2009
1997-07-31Roberto HernandezTraded by White Sox with Danny Darwin and Wilson Alvarez to Giants for Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Keith Foulke, Mike Caruso and Lorenzo Barcelo.P6-4235RR1964-11-11Santurce,PR
1986-  1-  16-CAL
MLB1991-20071986-2007
1997-07-31Bob HowryTraded by Giants with Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Keith Foulke, Mike Caruso and Lorenzo Barcelo to White Sox for Roberto Hernandez, Danny Darwin and Wilson Alvarez.P6-5220LR1973-08-04Phoenix,AZ
1994-  5- 144-SFN
MLB1998-20101994-2010
1997-07-31Lorenzo BarceloTraded by Giants with Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Keith Foulke and Mike Caruso to White Sox for Roberto Hernandez, Danny Darwin and Wilson Alvarez.P6-4220RR1977-08-10San Pedro de Macoris,DR
1994-  0-   0-SFN
MLB2000-20021995-2018
1997-07-31Mike CarusoTraded by Giants with Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Keith Foulke and Lorenzo Barcelo to White Sox for Roberto Hernandez, Danny Darwin and Wilson Alvarez.SS-2B6-1172LR1977-05-27Queens,NY
1996-  2-  42-SFN
MLB1998-20021996-2009
1997-07-31Ken ViningTraded by Giants with Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Keith Foulke, Mike Caruso and Lorenzo Barcelo to White Sox for Roberto Hernandez, Danny Darwin and Wilson Alvarez.P6-0180LL1974-12-05Decatur,GA
1996-  4- 102-SFN
MLB2001-20011994-2003
1997-07-31Wilson AlvarezTraded by White Sox with Roberto Hernandez and Danny Darwin to Giants for Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Keith Foulke, Mike Caruso and Lorenzo Barcelo.P6-1245LL1970-03-24Maracaibo,VZ
1986-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1989-20051987-2005
1997-07-31Danny DarwinTraded by White Sox with Roberto Hernandez and Wilson Alvarez to Giants for Ken Vining, Brian Manning, Bob Howry, Keith Foulke, Mike Caruso and Lorenzo Barcelo.P6-3190RR1955-10-25Bonham,TX
1976-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1978-19981976-1998
1997-07-29Cory BaileyTraded by Rangers to Giants for Chad Hartvigson.P6-1210RR1971-01-24Marion,IL
1991- 15- 408-BOS
MLB1993-20021991-2007
1997-07-18Pat RappTraded by Marlins to Giants for Bobby Rector and Brandon Leese.P6-3215RR1967-07-13Jennings,LA
1989- 15- 388-SFN
MLB1992-20011989-2001
1997-07-16Marcus JensenTraded by Giants to Tigers for Brian Johnson.C-1B6-4204BR1972-12-14Oakland,CA
1990-  1-  33-SFN
MLB1996-20021990-2006
1997-07-16Brian JohnsonTraded by Tigers to Giants for Marcus Jensen.C-1B6-2210RR1968-01-08Oakland,CA
1989- 16- 415-NYA
MLB1994-20011987-2001
1997-05-30Francisco SantosSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.1B-OF6-1170LL1974-03-09Santo Domingo,DR
1997-  0-   0-SFN
MLB2003-20032000-2005
1997-04-14Rich DeLuciaTraded by Giants to Angels for Travis Thurmond.P6-0185RR1964-10-07Reading,PA
1986-  6- 141-SEA
MLB1990-19991986-2001
1997-04-03Takashi KashiwadaPurchased by Mets from Yomiura Giants (Japan Central).P5-11165LL1971-05-14Tokyo,JP
1997-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1997-19971994-2004
1997-03-31Darrin JacksonReleased by Giants.OF-LF6-0191RR1963-08-22Los Angeles,CA
1981-  2-  28-CHN
MLB1985-19991981-1999
1997-03-27Julio CordidoSigned as nondrafted free agent by Giants3B-2B6-1192RR1980-07-30Caracas,VZ
AAA1999-2008
1997-03-26Steve BourgeoisContract purchased by Rockies from GiantsP-3B6-1220RR1972-08-04Lutcher,LA
1993- 21- 582-SFN
MLB1996-19961993-2007
1997-03-25Carlos ValdezPurchased by Red Sox from Giants.P5-11191RR1971-12-26Nizao Bani,DR
1990-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1995-19981991-2002
1997-03-18David GlickReleased by GiantsP-2B6-1190LL1976-04-02Canoga Park,CA
1994- 48-1304-MIL
AA1982-2007
1997-02-12Rene ArochaTraded by Cardinals to Giants for Tom Lampkin.P6-0180RR1966-02-24Havana,CU
1991-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1993-19971992-1998
1997-01-24David GlickSigned by GiantsP-2B6-1190LL1976-04-02Canoga Park,CA
1994- 48-1304-MIL
AA1982-2007
1997-01-10Darryl HamiltonSigned as Free Agent by Giants.OF-CF6-1192LR1964-12-03Baton Rouge,LA
1986- 11- 269-MIL
MLB1988-20011986-2001
1997-01-08Doug HenrySigned as Free Agent by Giants.P6-4205RR1963-12-10Sacramento,CA
1985-  8- 185-MIL
MLB1991-20011986-2001
1997-01-06Damon BerryhillSigned as Free Agent by Giants.C-1B6-0210BR1963-12-03South Laguna,CA
1984-  1-   4-CHN
MLB1987-19971984-1998
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