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1997 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Wade Boggs played for the 1997 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record96-66 (2nd in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerJoe TorreGeneral ManagerBob Watson
CoachesJose Cardenal (First Base Coach), Chris Chambliss (Hitting Coach), Tony Cloninger (Bullpen Coach), Willie Randolph (Third Base Coach), Mel Stottlemyre (Pitching Coach), Gary Tuck (Assistant Coach), Don Zimmer (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Indians)
#1 Draft PickTyrell Godwin (#24)
Payroll$59,148,877 (Rank: 1st)
Attendance2,580,325 (Rank: 10th)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 79-63 ... Norwich Navigators (AA) 73-69 ... Tampa Yankees (A+) 70-66 ... Greensboro Bats (A) 75-65 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 49-26 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 40-20 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 New York Yankees 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)
62Willie BanksP6-1 202 R-R 1969-02-27 28Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1987-20101991-2002St. Anthony (Jersey City,NJ)
1987- 1-   3-MIN
 
41Brian BoehringerP6-2 190 B-R 1970-01-08 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1988-20071995-2004Northwest (House Springs,MO)UNLV, St. Louis CC-Meramec
1991- 4- 124-CHA
 
12Wade Boggs3B6-2 197 L-R 1958-06-15 39Omaha,Nebraska MLB1976-19991982-1999Henry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)Hillsborough CC
1976- 7- 166-BOS
 
52Joe BorowskiP6-2 225 R-R 1971-05-04 26Bayonne,New Jersey MLB1990-20081995-2008Marist (Bayonne,NJ)Rutgers U.
1989-32- 823-CHA
 
38Homer Bush2B5-10 180 R-R 1972-11-12 24East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1991-20041997-2004East St. Louis (East St. Louis,IL)
1991- 7- 185-SDN
 
36David ConeP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 34Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
1981- 3-  74-KCA
 
47Ivan CruzDH-1B6-2 219 L-L 1968-05-03 29Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20031997-2002Colegio Santiago Apostal (Fajardo,PR)Jacksonville U.
1989-28- 732-DET
 
28Chad CurtisLF-CF5-10 185 R-R 1968-11-06 28Marion,Indiana MLB1989-20011992-2001Benson Union (Benson,AZ)Grand Canyon U., Cochise Col, Yavapai Col
1989-45-1157-CAL
 
18Mariano Duncan2B6-0 185 R-R 1963-03-13 34San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1982-19991985-1997  
1982-   UDFA-LAN
 
45Cecil FielderDH6-3 240 R-R 1963-09-21 33Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981985-1998Nogales (La Puente,CA)UNLV
1982- 4-  67-KCA
 
63Mike FiggaDH-C6-0 200 R-R 1970-07-31 26Tampa,Florida MLB1990-20041997-1999Leto (Tampa,FL)Col. Central Florida
1989-44-1140-NYA
 
18,26Andy Fox3B6-4 205 L-R 1971-01-12 26Sacramento,California MLB1989-20051996-2004Christian Brothers (Sacramento,CA)
1989- 2-  45-NYA
 
25Joe GirardiC5-11 200 R-R 1964-10-14 32Peoria,Illinois MLB1984-20031989-2003Spalding Institute (Peoria,IL)Northwestern U.
1986- 5- 116-CHN
 
11Dwight GoodenP6-3 210 R-R 1964-11-16 32Tampa,Florida MLB1982-20001984-2000Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1982- 1-   5-NYN
 
13Charlie Hayes3B6-0 215 R-R 1965-05-29 32Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB1983-20011988-2001Forrest County Agricultural (Brooklyn,MS)
1983- 4-  96-SFN
 
52Pete IncavigliaDH6-1 230 R-R 1964-04-02 33Pebble Beach,California MLB1983-20021986-1998Monterey (Monterey,CA)Oklahoma St
1985- 1-   8-MON
 
35Hideki IrabuP6-4 240 R-R 1969-05-05 28Hyogo,Japan MLB1988-20041997-2002  
1997-   UDFA-SDN
 
2Derek JeterSS6-3 195 R-R 1974-06-26 23Pequannock,New Jersey MLB1992-20141995-2014Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)
1992- 1-   6-NYA
Retired  
14Pat Kelly2B6-0 182 R-R 1967-10-14 29Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20001991-1999Catasauqua (Catasauqua,PA)West Chester Pennsylvania
1988- 9- 235-NYA
 
27Graeme LloydP6-7 234 L-L 1967-04-09 30Geelong,Australia MLB1988-20031993-2003  
1988-   UDFA-TOR
 
24Tino Martinez1B6-2 210 L-R 1967-12-07 29Tampa,Florida MLB1989-20051990-2005Thomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)Tampa
1988- 1-  14-SEA
 
54Jim MecirP6-1 195 B-R 1970-05-16 27Queens,New York MLB1989-20051995-2005Smithtown East (St. James,NY)Eckerd Col
1991- 3-  84-SEA
 
55Ramiro MendozaP6-2 155 R-R 1972-06-15 25Los Santos,Panama MLB1993-20091996-2005  
1991-   UDFA-NYA
 
43Jeff NelsonP6-8 225 R-R 1966-11-17 30Baltimore,Maryland MLB1984-20061992-2006Catonsville (Catonsville,MD)Catonsville CC
1984-22- 569-LAN
 
21Paul O'NeillRF6-4 215 L-L 1963-02-25 34Columbus,Ohio MLB1981-20011985-2001Brookhaven (Columbus,OH)
1981- 4-  93-CIN
 
46Andy PettitteP6-5 225 L-L 1972-06-15 25Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1991-20131995-2013Deer Park (Deer Park,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-22- 594-NYA
Free Agent  
20,22Jorge PosadaC6-2 205 B-R 1971-08-17 25Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1991-20111996-2011  
1990-24- 646-NYA
 
38Scott PoseLF-RF5-11 180 L-R 1967-02-11 30Davenport,Iowa MLB1989-20021993-2000Dowling (West Des Moines,IA)Arkansas, Iowa
1989-34- 888-CIN
 
31Tim RainesLF5-8 186 B-R 1959-09-16 37Sanford,Florida MLB1977-20021979-2002Seminole (Sanford,FL)
1977- 5- 106-MON
 
63Danny RiosP6-2 192 R-R 1972-11-11 24Madrid,Spain MLB1993-20081997-1998Monsignor Edward Pace (Miami,FL)Miami
1990-72-1456-NYA
 
42Mariano RiveraP6-2 170 R-R 1969-11-29 27Panama City,Panama MLB1990-20131995-2013  
1990-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
17Kenny RogersP6-1 205 L-L 1964-11-10 32Savannah,Georgia MLB1982-20081989-2008Plant City (Plant City,FL)
1982-39- 816-TEX
 
26Rey Sanchez2B5-9 175 R-R 1967-10-05 29Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051991-2005Live Oak (Morgan Hill,CA)
1986-13- 319-TEX
 
19Luis Sojo2B5-11 175 R-R 1966-01-03 31Caracas,Venezuela MLB1987-20031990-2003  
1986-   UDFA-TOR
 
20Mike StanleyDH-1B6-0 190 R-R 1963-06-25 34Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1982-20001986-2000St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Florida
1985-16- 395-TEX
 
29Mike StantonP6-1 215 L-L 1967-06-02 30Houston,Texas MLB1987-20071989-2007Midland (Midland,TX)Alvin CC
1987-13- 324-ATL
Free Agent  
39Darryl StrawberryLF-DH6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 35Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 1-   1-NYN
 
52Dave WeathersP6-3 230 R-R 1969-09-25 27Lawrenceburg,Tennessee MLB1988-20091991-2009Loretto (Loretto,TN)Motlow St CC
1988- 3-  82-TOR
 
33David WellsP6-4 235 L-L 1963-05-20 34Torrance,California MLB1982-20071987-2007Point Loma (San Diego,CA)
1982- 2-  30-TOR
 
22Mark WhitenLF6-3 235 B-R 1966-11-25 30Pensacola,Florida MLB1986-20031990-2000Pensacola (Pensacola,FL)Pensacola St
1986- 5- 130-TOR
 
51Bernie WilliamsCF6-2 205 B-R 1968-09-13 28San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20061991-2006  
1985-   UDFA-NYA
 
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