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1997 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Art Howe
General Manager:   Sandy Alderson
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  1,264,218
Payroll:  $21,911,000
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Billy Taylor (35)
Youngest Player:  Ben Grieve (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mark McGwire (12)
Top Hitter:  Geronimo Berroa (62)
Top Pitcher:  Billy Taylor (36)
Top Draft Pick:  Chris Enochs (#11)

Roster Continuity:  63.35%
Top Prospect:   Miguel Tejada
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Seattle9072.556--
Anaheim8478.5196.0
Texas7785.47513.0
Oakland6597.40125.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
21Scott Spiezio+1b-2b-241993-6-181MLB147538581312841465934475123413.243.300.388688.303209590430684.3.258
16Jason Giambi+dh74261992-2-58MLB142519661524122081015589630811.293.362.495857.3712575883871017.1.316
7Scott Brosius+3b-301987-20-510MLB12947959972011141943410241549.203.259.317576.258152526404372.4.232
33Jose Canseco+rf-lf84321982-15-391MLB108388569119023748251122310415.235.325.461786.342179446318564.7.275
25Mark McGwire+1b68331984-1-10MLB10536648104240348110589848059.284.383.6281012.421230433276908.8.293
12Matt Stairs+dh-1b-29UDFA: 1989MLB13335262105190277332506031146.298.386.582969.413205410260858.8.290
31Damon Mashore+cf-lf92271991-9-256MLB92279556910231854508251715.247.370.330700.32792342227354.1.338
17Dave Magadan+3b-1b-341983-2-32MLB128271388210143010504021417.303.414.391805.368106328201496.6.342
29Geronimo Berroa+rf-lf6232UDFA: 1983MLB7326140811201642323658120112.310.395.540935.404141299195547.4.346
6Brent Mayne+c-291989-1-13MLB85256297412062210183341226.289.343.406749.332104282192385.4.311
2Jason McDonald+cf-lf-251993-4-125MLB782364762114414138364910210.263.361.394755.34193276185375.5.315
47Mark Bellhorn+2b-3b-221995-2-35MLB6822433519161971327000501.228.324.357681.31080261180274.0.304
26Rafael Bournigal+ss-2b90311987-19-481MLB79222296290120211619417011.279.339.333672.30674249179263.9.302
19George Williams+c-281991-24-646MLB7620130589132201354620212.289.397.388786.36078241149346.1.359
28Tony Batista+3b-ss-23UDFA: 1991MLB68188223810141822143120308.202.265.330594.26762207163152.5.222
11Ernie Young+cf-rf-271990-10-281MLB7117522397051513195720226.223.303.349652.29461200149152.7.296
5Brian Lesher+lf-1b-261992-25-704MLB461311730414164193000024.229.275.366641.28248142108123.1.263
23Pat Lennon+lf-rf-291986-1-8MLB5611614346111401153500003.293.374.388762.3464513186165.0.412
13Izzy Molina+c-261990-22-593MLB4811162231370031700101.198.219.324544.237361159182.3.209
4Miguel Tejada+2b-3b-23UDFA: 1993MLB26991020322102022230003.202.240.333574.253331048272.3.240
14Ben Grieve+rf-lf-211994-1-2MLB249312296032400132511101.312.402.473875.3864410866187.4.400
8Tilson Brito+2b-3b-25UDFA: 1992MLB174681321260011000200.283.298.500798.34123493575.7.324
8Scott Sheldon+3b-ss-281991-8-230MLB1324260012001610100.250.308.375683.3079271933.8.294
45Mike Oquist+p-291989-13-321MLB54010000000000100.250.250.250500.22515402.0.250
57Brad Rigby+p-241994-2-36MLB23000000000200000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
41Eric Ludwick+p-251993-2-50MLB62000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
51Jimmy Haynes+p-241991-7-187MLB12000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
50Dave Telgheder+p-301989-31-811MLB12000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
30Aaron Small+p-251989-22-580MLB31000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
20Steve Karsay+p-251990-1-22MLB240100000000000000.000.000.0000.000000--.000
Totals: (30 players)16255897641451274231977147136642118149234940133.260.339.423762--2362636943968345.1.295

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
56Don Wengert+-271992-4-116MLB5116.04491210162134.0177969021416828 01.6311.891.412.754.570.60.3380.91
20Steve Karsay+67251990-1-22MLB3125.7724240000132.2166928520479279 01.6111.261.363.196.240.51.3360.83
48Ariel Prieto+-271995-1-5MLB685.0422220000125.0155847016709075 11.8011.161.155.046.480.78.3470.94
45Mike Oquist+-291989-13-321MLB465.0219171000107.2111626015437226 01.439.281.253.596.020.60.2900.69
32Mike Mohler+-281989-42-1098MLB1105.13621000161101.2116655811546647 01.6710.270.974.785.840.82.3410.80
50Dave Telgheder+-301989-31-811MLB466.0620190000101.0134716815355542 01.6711.941.343.124.900.64.3460.83
30Aaron Small+69251989-22-580MLB954.287100022496.210950466405743 01.5410.150.563.725.310.70.3341.13
57Brad Rigby+-241994-2-36MLB174.871414000077.292444214223432 01.4710.661.622.553.940.65.3040.90
37Carlos Reyes+-28UDFA: 1991MLB345.82376009077.1101525013254322 11.6311.751.512.915.000.58.3330.88
51Jimmy Haynes+-241991-7-187MLB364.421313000073.17438367406542 11.559.080.864.917.980.62.3190.84
22Billy Taylor+36351980-2-39MLB343.8272000452373.07032313366605 01.458.630.374.448.140.55.3241.41
24,42Buddy Groom+50311987-12-296MLB225.15780007364.27538379244530 01.5310.441.253.346.260.53.3250.88
40Willie Adams+-241993-1-36MLB358.181312000058.17353539323724 01.8011.261.394.945.710.86.3330.68
59Dane Johnson+-341984-2-48MLB414.533800012245.24928234314342 11.759.660.796.118.470.72.3380.85
49Andrew Lorraine+-241993-4-103MLB316.37126001029.24522212151801 02.0213.650.614.555.460.83.4020.72
29T.J. Mathews+-271992-36-1007MLB624.402400014328.23418145122401 01.6010.671.573.777.530.50.3330.65
41Eric Ludwick+-251993-2-50MLB148.2565000024.03224227161401 02.0012.002.636.005.251.14.3290.60
44,51Richie Lewis+-311987-2-44MLB209.64140005018.22421207151221 02.0911.573.377.235.791.25.2980.78
55Mark Acre+-28UDFA: 1991MLB205.74150005015.2211010181200 01.8512.060.574.606.890.67.3770.61
58Tim Kubinski+-251993-7-209MLB005.68110003012.21298261001 01.428.531.424.267.110.60.2861.17
49Gary Haught+-261992-22-620MLB007.1560002011.11299361112 01.599.532.384.768.740.55.3100.57
52Jay Witasick+-241993-2-58MLB005.7380001011.0147726800 01.8211.451.644.916.550.75.3330.77
39Steve Wojciechowski+-261991-4-126MLB027.8422000010.1179921500 01.7414.811.740.874.350.20.4051.00
53Steve Montgomery+-26UDFA: 1993MLB019.954000006.1107728100 02.8414.212.8411.371.428.00.3480.63
53John Johnstone+-281987-20-523MLB002.845000106.172207400 02.219.950.009.955.681.75.3500.62
47Billy Brewer+-291990-28-734MLB0013.503000102.043312100 03.0018.004.509.004.502.00--0.80
Totals: (30 players)65975.4916216220160381,445173494688119764295351--41.4510.801.234.005.930.67.333 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brent MayneC834193625.9960.00 
George WilliamsC673362764.9840.00 
Izzy MolinaC482181721.9920.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mark McGwire1B10188460688.9940.00 
Jason Giambi1B5139939549.9890.00 
Dave Magadan1B30123110151.0000.00 
Matt Stairs1B720312.9580.00 
Brian Lesher1B3212031.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Scott Spiezio2B146280415793.9900.00 
Mark Bellhorn2B174156416.9600.00 
Rafael Bournigal2B717001.0000.00 
Tilson Brito2B238051.0000.00 
Tony Batista2B124001.0000.00 
Scott Sheldon2B112011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Scott Brosius3B10792206723.9770.00 
Dave Magadan3B49255457.9400.00 
Mark Bellhorn3B40316658.9510.00 
Tilson Brito3B1081522.9200.00 
Tony Batista3B431001.0000.00 
Scott Sheldon3B10000.0000.00 
Scott Spiezio3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rafael BournigalSS7499192640.9800.00 
Tony BatistaSS6191169838.9700.00 
Scott BrosiusSS30253928.9700.00 
Miguel TejadaSS265468418.9680.00 
Scott SheldonSS12151624.9390.00 
Tilson BritoSS658011.0000.00 
Mark BellhornSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jason GiambiLF68102521.9820.00 
Brian LesherLF3161230.9550.00 
Damon MashoreLF28241001.0000.00 
Matt StairsLF2838220.9520.00 
Pat LennonLF2338020.9500.00 
Jose CansecoLF19251001.0000.00 
Jason McDonaldLF1815010.9370.00 
Scott BrosiusLF650001.0000.00 
Ernie YoungLF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Damon MashoreCF71175923.9890.00 
Jason McDonaldCF66132241.9710.00 
Ernie YoungCF60126530.9780.00 
Scott BrosiusCF69010.9000.00 
Pat LennonCF14010.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Matt StairsRF6385410.9890.00 
Geronimo BerroaRF4371111.9860.00 
Jose CansecoRF2749150.9090.00 
Ben GrieveRF24391011.0000.00 
Pat LennonRF12110001.0000.00 
Ernie YoungRF1213010.9290.00 
Scott BrosiusRF11112001.0000.00 
Damon MashoreRF640001.0000.00 
Brian LesherRF351011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Buddy GroomP7864210021.0001.68 
Billy TaylorP7273313011.0001.97 
Aaron SmallP719651512.9521.87 
Mike MohlerP6210171810.9622.22 
Don WengertP49134131612.9671.95 
Dane JohnsonP38451420.7141.00 
Carlos ReyesP3777611011.0001.98 
Steve KarsayP2413271341.8331.36 
T.J. MathewsP24281410.8331.60 
Ariel PrietoP2212591952.8482.02 
Dave TelghederP20101924041.0002.94 
Mike OquistP1910781012.9471.51 
Mark AcreP151511001.0001.18 
Richie LewisP141803001.0001.48 
Brad RigbyP147751412.9502.22 
Willie AdamsP1358210001.0001.86 
Jimmy HaynesP137361022.8891.97 
Andrew LorraineP122942011.0001.85 
Tim KubinskiP111221011.0002.21 
Jay WitasickP8110000.0000.00 
Gary HaughtP61111001.0001.62 
Eric LudwickP62423011.0001.88 
John JohnstoneP5610001.0001.48 
Steve MontgomeryP4610001.0001.48 
Billy BrewerP320000.0000.00 
Steve WojciechowskiP21004001.0003.56 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jose CansecoDH56.0000.00 
Geronimo BerroaDH32.0000.00 
Jason GiambiDH25.0000.00 
Dave MagadanDH25.0000.00 
Pat LennonDH17.0000.00 
Matt StairsDH16.0000.00 
Mark BellhornDH3.0000.00 
Brian LesherDH3.0000.00 
Tony BatistaDH1.0000.00 
George WilliamsDH1.0000.00 
Ernie YoungDH1.0000.00 


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