Season Information
Team Name
1997 Chicago White Sox
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
80-81 (.497)   GBL: -6
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 6 / 13
Runs For/Against
779 / 833   Diff: -54
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
16
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
3
Years Active
1901-2020
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1997 Chicago White Sox Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    45Jeff Abbott241OF-SS6-2200RL1972-08-17Atlanta,GA
    1994-  4- 117-CHA
    MLB1997-20011991-20030.000US
    40Wilson Alvarez278P6-1245LL1970-03-24Maracaibo,VZ
    1986-  0-   0-TEX
    MLB1989-20051987-20050.000VZ
    3Harold Baines3818DH-OF6-2195LL1959-03-15St. Michael's,MD
    1977-  1-   1-CHA
    MLB1980-20011977-20010.000US
    37James Baldwin253P6-3235RR1971-07-15Southern Pines,NC
    1990-  4- 105-CHA
    MLB1995-20051990-20060.000US
    8Albert Belle309OF-LF6-2210RR1966-08-25Shreveport,LA
    1987-  2-  47-CLE
    MLB1989-20001987-20000.000US
    46Jason Bere265P6-4189RR1971-05-26Cambridge,MA
    1990- 36- 952-CHA
    MLB1993-20031990-20050.000US
    51Mike Bertotti273P6-1185LL1970-01-18Jersey City,NJ
    1991- 31- 826-CHA
    MLB1995-19971991-20020.000US
    24Mike Cameron243CF-OF6-2190RR1973-01-08LaGrange,GA
    1991- 18- 488-CHA
    MLB1995-20111991-20110.000US
    61Carlos Castillo221P6-2250RR1975-04-21Boston,MA
    1994-  3-  89-CHA
    MLB1997-20011994-20090.000US
    44Tony Castillo349P5-10190LL1963-03-01Lara,VZ
    1983-  0-   0-TOR
    MLB1988-19981983-19980.000VZ
    57Chris Clemons241P6-4220RR1972-10-31Baytown,TX
    1994-  1-  33-CHA
    MLB1997-19971992-20070.000US
    60Nelson Cruz241P6-1185RR1972-09-13Puerto Plata,DR
    1989-  0-   0-MON
    MLB1997-20031991-20050.000DR
    36Danny Darwin4120P6-3190RR1955-10-25Bonham,TX
    1976-  0-   0-TEX
    MLB1978-19981976-19980.000US
    48Jeff Darwin273P6-3180RR1969-07-06Sherman,TX
    1988- 13- 331-SEA
    MLB1994-19971989-19990.000US
    15Doug Drabek3412P6-1185RR1962-07-25Victoria,TX
    1983- 11- 279-CHA
    MLB1986-19981983-19980.000US
    5Ray Durham2532B-DH5-8180BR1971-11-30Charlotte,NC
    1990-  5- 132-CHA
    MLB1995-20081990-20080.000US
    36Scott Eyre251P6-1200LL1972-05-30Inglewood,CA
    1991-  9- 248-TEX
    MLB1997-20091992-20090.000US
    12Jorge Fabregas274C-1B6-3215LR1970-03-13Miami,FL
    1991-  1-  34-CAL
    MLB1994-20021992-20030.000US
    22Chad Fonville263SS-2B5-6155BR1971-03-05Jacksonville,NC
    1992- 11- 299-SFN
    MLB1995-19991992-20040.000US
    32Tom Fordham231P6-2205LL1974-02-20San Diego,CA
    1993- 11- 313-CHA
    MLB1997-19981993-20030.000US
    44Keith Foulke241P6-0200RR1972-10-19Rapid City,SD
    1994-  9- 256-SFN
    MLB1997-20081994-20090.000US
    13Ozzie Guillen3313SS-2B5-11150LR1964-01-20Oculare Del Tuy,VZ
    1980-  0-   0-SDN
    MLB1985-20001981-20000.000VZ
    39Roberto Hernandez327P6-4235RR1964-11-11Santurce,PR
    1986-  1-  16-CAL
    MLB1991-20071986-20070.000PR
    47Matt Karchner303P6-4215RR1967-06-28Berwick,PA
    1989-  8- 205-KCA
    MLB1995-20001989-20000.000US
    20Ron Karkovice3312C-DH6-1215RR1963-08-08Union,NJ
    1982-  1-  14-CHA
    MLB1986-19971982-19970.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    12Chad Kreuter3210C-DH6-2200BR1964-08-26Greenbrae,CA
    1985-  5- 109-TEX
    MLB1988-20031985-20030.000US
    54Al Levine292P6-3198RR1968-05-22Park Ridge,IL
    1991- 11- 306-CHA
    MLB1996-20051991-20080.000US
    10Darren Lewis298OF-CF6-0190RR1967-08-28Berkeley,CA
    1988- 18- 463-OAK
    MLB1990-20021988-20020.000US
    55Robert Machado242C-1B6-1205RR1973-06-03Caracas,VZ
    1989-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1996-20041991-20040.000VZ
    7Norberto Martin3052B-SS5-10182RR1966-12-10Santo Domingo,DR
    1984-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1993-19991984-20020.000DR
    14Dave Martinez3212OF-RF5-10175LL1964-09-26Brooklyn,NY
    1983-  3-  53-CHN
    MLB1986-20011983-20010.000US
    26Chuck McElroy299P-LF6-0205LL1967-10-01Port Arthur,TX
    1986-  8- 192-PHI
    MLB1989-20011986-20010.000US
    28Lyle Mouton283OF-RF6-4230RR1969-05-13Lafayette,LA
    1991-  5- 126-NYA
    MLB1995-20011991-20030.000US
    38Jaime Navarro299P6-4230RR1968-03-27Bayamon,PR
    1987-  3-  71-MIL
    MLB1989-20001987-20030.000PR
    31Greg Norton2423B-1B6-1205BR1972-07-06San Leandro,CA
    1993-  2-  59-CHA
    MLB1996-20091991-20090.000US
    30Magglio Ordonez231RF-OF6-0200RR1974-01-28Caracas,VZ
    1991-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1997-20111992-20110.000VZ
    29Tony Pena4018C-1B6-0185RR1957-06-04Monte Cristi,DR
    1975-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1980-19971976-19970.000DR
    73Tony Phillips38162B-SS5-10175BR1959-04-25Atlanta,GA
    1978-  1-  10-MON
    MLB1982-19991978-20150.000US
    41Bill Simas253P6-3235LR1971-11-28Hanford,CA
    1992-  6- 160-CAL
    MLB1995-20001992-20100.000US
    33Mike Sirotka263P6-1200LL1971-05-13Chicago,IL
    1993- 15- 425-CHA
    MLB1995-20001993-20000.000US
    27Chris Snopek2633B-SS6-1185RR1970-09-20Cynthiana,KY
    1992-  6- 176-CHA
    MLB1995-19981992-20020.000US
    35Frank Thomas298DH-1B6-5270RR1968-05-27Columbus,GA
    1989-  1-   7-CHA
    MLB1990-20081987-20080.000US
    50Larry Thomas273P6-1190RL1969-10-25Miami,FL
    1991-  2-  69-CHA
    MLB1995-19971991-20000.000US
    34Mario Valdez2211B-OF6-2190LR1974-11-19Ciudad Obregon,MX
    1993- 48-1333-CHA
    MLB1997-20011994-20140.000MX
    23Robin Ventura2993B-1B6-1198LR1967-07-14Santa Maria,CA
    1988-  1-  10-CHA
    MLB1989-20041986-20040.000US
    45 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system