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1997 Colorado RockiesSeason Roster
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Mark Hutton played for the 1997 Colorado Rockies
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRockies
LocationDenver,Colorado
Record83-79 (3rd in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank12th
BallparkCoors Field
ManagerDon BaylorGeneral ManagerBob Gebhard
CoachesP.J. Carey (Bullpen Coach), Frank Funk (Pitching Coach), Gene Glynn (Third Base Coach), Clint Hurdle (First Base Coach), Clint Hurdle (Hitting Coach), Jackie Moore (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMark Mangum (#18)
Payroll$42,870,501 (Rank: 13th)
Attendance3,888,453 (Rank: 1st)
Minor League AffiliatesColorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) 76-64 ... New Haven Ravens (AA) 64-78 ... Salem Avalanche (A+) 63-75 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 62-76 ... Portland Rockies (A-) 44-32 ... Arizona Rockies (Rk) 22-34 ...
Years Available1993-2019

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1997 Colorado Rockies.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 Colorado Rockies Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
34Pedro AstacioP6-2 208 R-R 1969-11-28 27Hato Mayor del Rey,Dom Rep MLB1989-20061992-2006  
1987-   UDFA-LAN
 
31Roger BaileyP6-1 180 R-R 1970-10-03 26Chattahoochee,Florida MLB1990-19991995-1997Chattahoochee (Chattahoochee,FL)Florida St
1992- 3-  95-COL
 
6Jason Bates2B-SS5-10 185 B-R 1971-01-05 26Downey,California MLB1992-20001995-1998Esperanza (Anaheim,CA)Arizona
1992- 7- 207-COL
 
41Robbie BeckettP6-5 235 R-L 1972-07-16 24Austin,Texas MLB1990-20001996-1997McCallum (Austin,TX)
1990- 1-  25-SDN
 
10Dante BichetteLF6-3 238 R-R 1963-11-18 33West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1984-20041988-2001Jupiter Community (Jupiter,FL)Palm Beach St
1984-17- 424-CAL
 
37John BurkeP6-4 220 B-R 1970-02-09 27Durango,Colorado MLB1984-19981996-1997Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Florida
1992- 1-  27-COL
 
26Ellis BurksCF-LF6-2 205 R-R 1964-09-11 32Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1983-20041987-2004Everman (Fort Worth,TX)Ranger Col
1983- 1-  20-BOS
 
9Vinny Castilla3B6-1 205 R-R 1967-07-04 29Oaxaca,Mexico MLB1990-20061991-2006  
1990-   UDFA-ATL
 
48Frank CastilloP6-1 190 R-R 1969-04-01 28El Paso,Texas MLB1987-20081991-2005Eastwood (El Paso,TX)
1987- 6- 140-CHN
 
28Darnell Coles3B-LF6-1 185 R-R 1962-06-02 35San Bernardino,California MLB1980-19971983-1997Eisenhower (Rialto,CA)Orange Coast Col
1980- 1-   6-SEA
 
44Mike DeJeanP6-2 212 R-R 1970-09-28 26Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1992-20081997-2006Walker (Walker,LA)West Alabama, Mississippi Delta CC
1992-24- 662-NYA
 
45Jerry DipotoP6-2 205 R-R 1968-05-24 29Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1988-20001993-2000Toms River East (Toms River,NJ)Virginia Commonwealth U.
1989- 3-  71-CLE
 
11Angel EchevarriaRF-LF6-3 226 R-R 1971-05-25 26Bridgeport,Connecticut MLB1990-20061996-2002Bassick (Bridgeport,CT)Rutgers U.
1992-17- 487-COL
 
14Andres Galarraga1B6-3 235 R-R 1961-06-18 36Caracas,Venezuela MLB1979-20041985-2004  
1979-   UDFA-MON
 
28Rene Gonzales3B6-3 201 R-R 1960-09-03 36Austin,Texas MLB1982-19991984-1997Rosemead (Rosemead,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, Glendale CC
1982- 5- 123-MON
 
17Todd HeltonLF-1B6-2 206 L-L 1973-08-20 23Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1993-20131997-2013Knoxville Central (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee
1995- 1-   8-COL
Retired  
40Darren HolmesP6-0 199 R-R 1966-04-25 31Asheville,North Carolina MLB1984-20031990-2003Roberson (Asheville,NC)
1984-16- 415-LAN
 
53Mark HuttonP6-6 240 R-R 1970-02-06 27South Adelaide,Australia MLB1989-20001993-1998  
1988-   UDFA-NYA
 
36Bobby JonesP6-0 178 R-L 1972-04-11 25Orange,New Jersey MLB1991-20131997-2004Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)Chipola Col
1991-44-1140-MIL
 
16Curtis LeskanicP6-0 186 R-R 1968-04-02 29Homestead,Pennsylvania MLB1986-20041993-2004Steel Valley (Munhall,PA)Louisiana St
1989- 8- 203-CLE
 
8Kirt ManwaringC5-11 198 R-R 1965-07-15 31Elmira,New York MLB1986-19991987-1999Horseheads (Horseheads,NY)Coastal Carolina U.
1986- 2-  31-SFN
 
3Quinton McCrackenCF5-7 173 B-R 1970-03-16 27Wilmington,North Carolina MLB1989-20071995-2006South Brunswick (Southport,NC)Duke U.
1992-25- 711-COL
 
38Jeff McCurryP6-6 220 R-R 1970-01-21 27Tokyo,Japan MLB1990-19991995-1999St. Thomas Catholic (Houston,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-14- 376-PIT
 
47Nate MincheyP6-8 225 R-R 1969-08-31 27Austin,Texas MLB1987-20031993-1997Pflugerville (Pflugerville,TX)
1987- 2-  36-MON
 
43Mike MunozP6-2 198 L-L 1965-07-12 31Baldwin Park,California MLB1984-20001989-2000Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)Cal Poly Pomona
1986- 3-  74-LAN
 
5Neifi PerezSS-2B6-0 175 B-R 1975-06-02 22Villa Mella,Dom Rep MLB1993-20071996-2007  
1992-   UDFA-COL
 
24Harvey PulliamLF6-0 205 R-R 1967-10-20 29San Francisco,California MLB1986-20011991-1997McAteer (San Francisco,CA)
1986- 3-  79-KCA
 
12Brian Raabe2B5-9 177 R-R 1967-11-05 29New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1989-19991995-1997New Ulm (New Ulm,MN)Minnesota
1990-41-1081-MIN
 
15Jeff ReedC6-2 190 L-R 1962-11-12 34Joliet,Illinois MLB1980-20011984-2000Joliet West (Joliet,IL)
1980- 1-  12-MIN
 
39Steve ReedP6-2 212 R-R 1966-03-01 31Los Angeles,California MLB1988-20051992-2005Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)Lewis-Clark St
1988-   UDFA-SFN
 
23Bryan RekarP6-3 210 R-R 1972-06-03 25Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB1991-20041995-2002Providence Catholic (New Lenox,IL)Bradley U.
1993- 2-  70-COL
 
30Kevin RitzP6-4 229 R-R 1965-06-08 32Eatontown,New Jersey MLB1986-19981989-1998Davis County (Bloomfield,IA)William Penn U.
1985- 4-  79-SFN
 
18Bruce RuffinP6-2 215 B-L 1963-10-04 33Lubbock,Texas MLB1983-19971986-1997Hanks (El Paso,TX)Texas
1985- 2-  34-PHI
 
54Tim ScottP6-2 205 R-R 1966-11-16 30Hanford,California MLB1984-20021991-1997Hanford (Hanford,CA)
1984- 2-  51-LAN
 
20Bill SwiftP6-0 180 R-R 1961-10-27 35Portland,Maine MLB1981-19981985-1998South Portland (Portland,ME)Maine
1984- 1-   2-SEA
 
32Mark ThompsonP6-2 213 R-R 1971-04-07 26Russellville,Kentucky MLB1990-20031994-2000Logan County (Russellville,KY)Kentucky
1992- 2-  65-COL
 
52John ThomsonP6-3 187 R-R 1973-10-01 23Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1992-20071997-2007Sulphur (Sulphur,LA)McNeese St, Blinn Col
1993- 7- 212-COL
 
35John Vander WalRF-1B6-2 197 L-L 1966-04-29 31Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1987-20041991-2004Hudsonville (Hudsonville,MI)Western Michigan U.
1987- 3-  70-MON
 
33Larry WalkerRF6-3 237 L-R 1966-12-01 30Maple Ridge,BC MLB1985-20051989-2005Maple Ridge (Maple Ridge,BC)
1984-   UDFA-MON
 
22Walt WeissSS6-0 175 B-R 1963-11-28 33Tuxedo,New York MLB1983-20001987-2000Suffern (Suffern,NY)North Carolina
1985- 1-  11-OAK
 
19Jamey WrightP6-5 221 R-R 1974-02-24 23Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20141996-2014Westmoore (Oklahoma City,OK)
1993- 1-  28-COL
Retired  
21Eric Young2B5-8 175 R-R 1967-05-18 30New Brunswick,New Jersey MLB1987-20061992-2006New Brunswick (New Brunswick,NJ)Rutgers U.
1989-43-1123-LAN
 
42 Players