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1997 Indianapolis Indians (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Cincinnati Reds
W-L Record: 85-59 .590
Rank: 2nd in American Association Eastern
Run Differential: 669-567 + 102
Manager(s): Dave Miley
Attendance: 618,095 2/8
Playoffs: Lost in Semi-Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Jim Thrift
Pitching Coach: Grant Jackson

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Kelly (#2), Roger Salkeld (#3), Chad Mottola (#5), Pokey Reese (#20), Gabe White (#28), Pat Watkins (#32)
American Association Eastern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1997 Indianapolis Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Paul BakoC6-2205L-R25CIN: 1993-5-148MLB--
    -Tim Belk1B6-3200R-R27CIN: 1992-15-409MLB--
    -Rodney BoltonP6-2190R-R28CHA: 1990-13-348MLB--
    -Aaron Boone3B6-2200R-R24CIN: 1994-3-72MLB--
    -Bret Boone2B5-10180R-R28SEA: 1990-5-134MLB--
    -Jeff Branson3B-2B6-0180L-R30CIN: 1988-2-45MLB--
    -Giovanni CarraraP6-2235R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Hector CarrascoP6-2220R-R27Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim CrowellP6-4220L-L23Not draftedMLB--
    -Joey EischenP6-1200L-L27TEX: 1989-4-92MLB--
    -Brook FordyceC6-0190R-R27NYN: 1989-3-84MLB--
    -Guillermo GarciaC6-3215R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Curtis GoodwinCF-LF5-11180L-L24BAL: 1991-12-316MLB--
    -Danny GravesP5-11185R-R23CLE: 1994-4-101MLB--
    -Billy HallOF5-9180B-R28SDN: 1991-17-445AAA--
    -Brian Hunter1B6-0225R-L29ATL: 1987-8-194MLB--
    -Damian Jackson2B-SS5-11185R-R23CLE: 1991-44-1148MLB--
    -Mark Johnson1B6-4230L-L29PIT: 1990-20-537MLB--
    -Mike KellyLF-RF6-4195R-R27ATL: 1991-1-2MLB--
    -Scott KlingenbeckP6-2205R-R26BAL: 1992-5-128MLB--
    -Joe KmakC6-0185R-R34SFN: 1985-10-238MLB--
    -Richie LewisP5-10175R-R31MON: 1987-2-44MLB--
    -Kevin Maas1B6-3195L-L32NYA: 1986-22-572MLB--
    -Ricky MagdalenoSS6-0185R-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Pedro MartinezP6-2185L-L28Not draftedMLB--
    -Keith MitchellLF-RF5-10195R-R27ATL: 1987-4-90MLB--
    -Chad MottolaRF6-3225R-R25CIN: 1992-1-5MLB--
    -Glenn MurrayRF6-2225R-R26MON: 1989-2-40MLB--
    -Jim NixSS5-11175R-R26CIN: 1992-19-521AAA--
    -Joe OliverC6-3220R-R31CIN: 1983-2-41MLB--
    -Eric OwensLF-RF6-0198R-R26CIN: 1992-4-101MLB--
    -Steve ParrisP6-0195R-R29PHI: 1989-5-118MLB--
    -Terry Pendleton3B5-9195B-R36SLN: 1982-7-179MLB--
    -Chris ReedP6-2220R-R23CIN: 1991-7-197AAA--
    -Pokey Reese2B-SS5-11180R-R24CIN: 1991-1-20MLB--
    -Felix RodriguezP6-1190R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Pete Rose3B-1B6-1180L-R27BAL: 1988-12-295MLB--
    -Roger SalkeldP6-5215R-R26SEA: 1989-1-3MLB--
    -Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1185R-R29CIN: 1987-7-180MLB--
    -Scott ServiceP6-6240R-R30Not draftedMLB--
    -Chris Stynes3B-2B5-10185R-R24TOR: 1991-3-94MLB--
    -Scott SullivanP6-3210R-R26CIN: 1993-2-62MLB--
    -Jeff TabakaP6-2201R-L33MON: 1986-2-43MLB--
    -Ozzie TimmonsLF-RF6-2225R-R26CHN: 1991-5-137MLB--
    -Brett TomkoP6-4216R-R24CIN: 1995-2-54MLB-Free Agent
    -Mike WalkerP6-1195R-R30CLE: 1986-2-27MLB--
    -Pat WatkinsCF-RF6-2195R-R24CIN: 1993-1-32MLB--
    -Gabe WhiteP6-2200L-L25MON: 1990-1-28MLB--
    -Todd WilliamsP6-3210R-R26LAN: 1990-54-1333MLB--
    -Brandon WilsonIF6-1170R-R28CHA: 1990-18-483AAA--
    -Scott WinchesterP6-2210R-R24CLE: 1995-14-390MLB--

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