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1997 San Diego PadresSeason Roster
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Mark Smith played for the 1997 San Diego Padres
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePadres
LocationSan Diego,California
Record76-86 (4th in National League West)League Rank11thMLB Rank21st
ManagerBruce BochyGeneral ManagerKevin Towers
CoachesGreg Booker (Bullpen Coach), Tim Flannery (Third Base Coach), Dave Lopes (First Base Coach), Rob Picciolo (Bench Coach), Merv Rettenmund (Hitting Coach), Dan Warthen (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKevin Nicholson (#27)
Minor League AffiliatesLas Vegas Stars (AAA) 56-85 ... Mobile BayBears (AA) 69-68 ... Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (A+) 77-63 ... Clinton LumberKings (A) 65-71 ... Idaho Falls Braves (Rk) 39-33 ... Arizona Padres (Rk) 25-30 ...
Years Available1969-2017

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 San Diego Padres.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 San Diego Padres 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)
14George Arias3B5-11 190 R-R 1972-03-12 25Tucson,Arizona MLB1993-20061996-1999Pueblo (Tucson,AZ)Arizona, Pima CC
1993- 7- 187-CAL
 
43Andy AshbyP6-5 202 R-R 1967-07-11 29Kansas City,Missouri MLB1986-20051991-2004Park Hill (Kansas City,MO)Crowder Col
1986-   UDFA-PHI
 
46Rich BatchelorP6-1 195 R-R 1967-04-08 30Florence,South Carolina MLB1990-20001993-1997Hartsville (Hartsville,SC)South Carolina-Aiken
1989-38- 987-NYA
 
31Trey BeamonLF6-0 192 L-R 1974-02-11 23Dallas,Texas MLB1992-20061996-1998W.T. White (Dallas,TX)
1992- 2-  61-PIT
 
40,44Sean BergmanP6-4 225 R-R 1970-04-11 27Joliet,Illinois MLB1990-20041993-2000Catholic Academy (Joliet,IL)So.Illinois U.
1991- 4- 114-DET
 
45Doug BochtlerP6-3 215 R-R 1970-07-05 26West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1989-20031995-2000John I. Leonard (Greenacres,FL)Indian River St
1989- 9- 228-MON
 
55Jim BruskeP6-1 185 R-R 1964-10-07 32East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1986-20011995-2000Palmdale (Palmdale,CA)Loyola Marymount U.
1986- 1-   6-CLE
 
33Terry BurrowsP6-1 185 L-L 1968-11-28 28Lake Charles,Louisiana MLB1990-20011994-1997Pointe Coupee Central (Morganza,LA)McNeese St
1990- 7- 198-TEX
 
21Ken Caminiti3B6-0 200 B-R 1963-04-21 34Hanford,California MLB1983-20011987-2001Leigh (San Jose,CA)San Jose St
1984- 3-  71-HOU
 
29Archi Cianfrocco1B-3B6-5 215 R-R 1966-10-06 30Rome,New York MLB1987-19981992-1998Rome Free Academy (Rome,NY)Purdue U., Onondaga CC
1987- 5- 122-MON
 
39Will CunnaneP6-2 200 R-R 1974-04-24 23Suffern,New York MLB1993-20111997-2004Clarkstown North (New City,NY)
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
44Todd ErdosP6-1 190 R-R 1973-11-21 23Washington,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20071997-2001Meadville (Meadville,PA)
1992- 9- 253-SDN
 
12Steve FinleyCF6-2 180 L-L 1965-03-12 32Union City,Tennessee MLB1984-20071989-2007Paducah Tilghman (Paducah,KY)So.Illinois U.
1987-13- 325-BAL
 
23John FlahertyC6-1 200 R-R 1967-10-21 29New York,New York MLB1986-20051992-2005St. Joseph Regional (Montvale,NJ)George Washington U.
1988-25- 641-BOS
 
10Chris GomezSS6-1 195 R-R 1971-06-16 26Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20081993-2008Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Long Beach St, Loyola Marymount U.
1992- 3-  84-DET
 
19Tony GwynnRF5-11 220 L-L 1960-05-09 37Los Angeles,California MLB1979-20011982-2001Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)San Diego St
1981- 3-  58-SDN
 
50Joey HamiltonP6-4 230 R-R 1970-09-09 26Statesboro,Georgia MLB1989-20041994-2003Statesboro (Statesboro,GA)Georgia So.U.
1991- 1-   8-SDN
 
24Rickey HendersonLF5-10 190 R-L 1958-12-25 38Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-20051979-2003Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
1976- 4-  96-OAK
 
9,65Carlos HernandezC5-11 215 R-R 1967-05-24 30San Felix,Venezuela MLB1985-20021990-2000  
1984-   UDFA-LAN
 
41Sterling HitchcockP6-1 192 L-L 1971-04-29 26Fayetteville,North Carolina MLB1989-20041992-2004Armwood (Seffner,FL)
1989- 9- 233-NYA
 
51Trevor HoffmanP6-0 205 R-R 1967-10-13 29Bellflower,California MLB1988-20101993-2010Savanna (Anaheim,CA)Arizona, Cypress Col
1989-11- 290-CIN
 
34Danny JacksonP6-0 195 R-L 1962-01-05 35San Antonio,Texas MLB1981-19971983-1997Aurora Central (Aurora,CO)Oklahoma, Trinidad St Junior Col
1982- 1-   1-KCA
 
20Chris JonesRF-LF6-2 210 R-R 1965-12-16 31Utica,New York MLB1984-20041991-2000Liverpool (Liverpool,NY)
1985- 4- 105-TOR
 
22Wally Joyner1B6-2 200 L-L 1962-06-16 35Atlanta,Georgia MLB1983-20011986-2001Redan (Stone Mountain,GA)Brigham Young U.
1983- 3-  67-CAL
 
32Marc KroonP6-2 195 R-R 1973-04-02 24Bronx,New York MLB1991-20111995-2004Shadow Mountain (Phoenix,AZ)
1991- 2-  72-NYN
 
27Derrek Lee1B6-5 225 R-R 1975-09-06 21Sacramento,California MLB1993-20111997-2011El Camino (Sacramento,CA)
1993- 1-  14-SDN
 
8Scott Livingstone3B-1B6-0 190 L-R 1965-07-15 31Dallas,Texas MLB1985-20011991-1998Lake Highlands (Dallas,TX)Texas A&M U.
1988- 2-  56-DET
 
52Joey LongP6-2 220 R-L 1970-07-15 26Sidney,Ohio MLB1990-20001997-1997   Kent St
1991- 5- 133-SDN
 
54Paul MenhartP6-2 190 R-R 1969-03-25 28St. Louis,Missouri MLB1988-20011995-1997Fitch (Groton,CT)Western Carolina U.
1990- 8- 231-TOR
 
48Heath MurrayP6-4 215 L-L 1973-04-19 24Troy,Ohio MLB1992-20021997-2002Troy (Troy,OH)Michigan
1994- 3-  66-SDN
 
7Phil PlantierLF5-11 195 L-R 1969-01-27 28Manchester,New Hampshire MLB1987-19981990-1997Poway (Poway,CA)
1987-11- 292-BOS
 
28Ruben RiveraRF-CF6-3 200 R-R 1973-11-14 23La Chorrera,Panama MLB1992-20171995-2003  
1990-   UDFA-NYA
 
3Mandy RomeroC6-0 180 B-R 1967-10-29 29Miami,Florida MLB1988-20041997-2003Miami Senior (Miami,FL)Eastern Florida St
1988-19- 486-PIT
 
54Tim ScottP6-2 205 R-R 1966-11-16 30Hanford,California MLB1984-20021991-1997Hanford (Hanford,CA)
1984- 2-  51-LAN
 
18Craig ShipleySS-2B6-1 190 R-R 1963-01-07 34Sydney,Australia MLB1984-19981986-1998   Alabama
1984-   UDFA-LAN
 
26Terry Shumpert2B6-2 195 R-R 1966-08-16 30Paducah,Kentucky MLB1986-20041990-2003Paducah Tilghman (Paducah,KY)Kentucky
1987- 2-  41-KCA
 
14Don SlaughtC6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-11 38Long Beach,California MLB1979-19971982-1997Palos Verdes Peninsula (Rollings Hills Estates,CA)UCLA, El Camino Col
1980- 7- 172-KCA
 
47Pete SmithP6-2 200 R-R 1966-02-27 31Weymouth,Massachusetts MLB1984-19991987-1998Burlington (Burlington,MA)
1984- 1-  21-PHI
 
8Mark SweeneyRF-1B6-1 195 L-L 1969-10-26 27Framingham,Massachusetts MLB1988-20081995-2008Holliston (Holliston,MA)Maine
1991- 9- 246-CAL
 
34Fernando ValenzuelaP5-11 195 L-L 1960-11-01 36Etchohuaquila,Mexico MLB1979-19971980-1997  
1979-   UDFA-LAN
 
25Greg VaughnLF6-0 202 R-R 1965-07-03 31Sacramento,California MLB1986-20031989-2003Kennedy (Sacramento,CA)Miami
1986- 1-   4-MIL
 
13Jorge VelandiaSS-2B5-9 185 R-R 1975-01-12 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2008  
1992-   UDFA-DET
 
53Dario VerasP6-1 155 R-R 1973-03-13 24Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1993-20101996-1998  
1990-   UDFA-LAN
 
4Quilvio Veras2B5-9 166 B-R 1971-04-03 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20011995-2001  
1989-   UDFA-NYN
 
36Tim WorrellP6-4 215 R-R 1967-07-05 29Pasadena,California MLB1987-20061993-2006Maranatha (Sierra Madre,CA)Biola U.
1989-20- 520-SDN
 
45 Players