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1997 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 764-946 -182
Manager(s): Art Howe
General Manager: Sandy Alderson (1997-10-17), Billy Beane
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 21,911,000 24/28
Attendance: 1,264,218 28/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Chris Enochs (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Duffy Dyer
First Base Coach: Bradley Fischer
Hitting Coach: Denny Walling
Pitching Coach: Bob Cluck
Third Base Coach: Ron Washington

#1 Draft Picks

Ben Grieve (#2), Ariel Prieto (#5), Pat Lennon (#8), Mark McGwire (#10), Brent Mayne (#13), Steve Karsay (#22), Willie Adams (#36)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8478.5196.0
7785.47513.0
6597.40125.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1997 Oakland Athletics. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1997 Oakland Athletics Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1OAKvs CLEL7-90-141020No179-2
    2OAKvs CLEW5-41-13611No0.51213-1
    3OAKvs NYAW4-22-1249Yes--16151
    4OAKvs NYAL5-102-22513Yes--2125-4
    5OAKvs NYAW3-03-2159Yes--2425-1
    6OAKvs BOSW6-24-2126Yes--30273
    7OAKvs BOSL7-134-31512Yes--3740-3
    8OAKvs BOSW4-35-3127Yes--4143-2 
    9OAK@ NYAW3-16-3126Yes--44440 
    10OAK@ NYAL2-37-4127Yes--53512
    11OAK@ NYAW7-47-4127Yes--53512
    12OAK@ BOSL1-107-51410Yes--5461-7 
    13OAK@ BOSL2-77-62612No15668-12 
    14OAK@ TORL3-47-73714No25972-13 
    15OAK@ TORL4-57-83815No36377-14
    16OAK@ DETW9-58-83815No27282-10 
    17OAK@ DETW7-19-82714No17983-4 
    18OAK@ DETL2-99-93716No28192-11 
    19OAKvs MINL3-59-103815No3.58497-13
    20OAKvs MINW6-110-103714No2.59098-8
    21OAKvs MINW12-1111-103513No2102109-7 
    22OAKvs KCAL3-1011-114714No3105119-14 
    23OAKvs KCAW7-612-113411Yes2112125-13 
    24OAKvs KCAL1-712-124613No3113132-19 
    25OAK@ CLEL4-1012-1341017No3.5117142-25
    26OAK@ CLEW11-913-134714No2.5128151-23
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    27OAK@ CLEL1-713-1441018No3129158-29 
    28OAK@ BALL1-713-1541019No4130165-35 
    29OAK@ BALW4-314-1541019No3134168-34
    30OAK@ BALL0-1114-1641120No4134179-45
    31OAK@ MILL7-1114-1741120No4.5141190-49 
    32OAK@ MILW6-515-1741019No4.5147195-48
    33OAK@ MILL0-115-1841121No5147196-49
    34OAK@ CHAL6-1015-1941121No5153206-53 
    35OAK@ CHAL2-315-2041121No6155209-54 
    36OAK@ CHAL8-915-2141121No7163218-55 
    37OAK@ CHAL5-815-2241324No7168226-58
    38OAKvs BALL1-515-2341425No7169231-62
    39OAKvs BALL3-715-2441424No8172238-66 
    40OAKvs MILW7-416-2441222No8179242-63 
    41OAKvs MILW6-517-2441020No7185247-62
    42OAKvs CHAL2-617-2541222No7187253-66
    43OAKvs CHAL6-717-2641323No7193260-67
    44OAKvs CHAL4-1017-2741425No8197270-73 
    45OAK@ TEXL3-817-2841426No9200278-78 
    46OAK@ TEXW7-318-2841324No8207281-74 
    47OAK@ TEXL7-1018-2941425No9214291-77
    48OAK@ MINW8-419-2941324No8222295-73
    49OAK@ MINL4-719-3041425No9226302-76
    50OAK@ MINL6-719-3141426No9232309-77 
    51OAK@ KCAW2-120-3141425No8234310-76
    52OAK@ KCAW8-621-3141425No8242316-74
    53OAKvs ANAL10-1421-3241425No8252330-78 
    54OAKvs ANAL1-721-3341426No9253337-84 
    55OAKvs TORW12-722-3341425No8265344-79 
    56OAKvs TORL3-1322-3441426No9268357-89 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    57OAKvs TORW8-223-3441426No8276359-83 
    58OAKvs DETL7-823-3541426No9283367-84
    59OAKvs DETW9-824-3541426No8292375-83
    60OAK@ TORW4-325-3541324No8296378-82
    61OAK@ TORL1-425-3641324No8297382-85
    62OAK@ TORL1-325-3741324No8298385-87
    63OAK@ TORW7-526-3741324No8305390-85
    64OAK@ DETL4-626-3841324No8.5309396-87
    65OAK@ DETL2-426-3941426No9311400-89
    66OAKvs LANW5-427-3941426No9316404-88
    67OAKvs LANL4-627-4041426No10320410-90
    68OAKvs COLL1-727-4141426No11321417-96 
    69OAKvs COLW5-228-4141426No11326419-93
    70OAK@ SDNW10-329-4141425No10336422-86
    71OAK@ SDNW11-930-4141424No9347431-84
    72OAK@ ANAL3-430-4241425No10350435-85 
    73OAK@ ANAL2-530-4341426No11352440-88
    74OAK@ ANAL3-530-4441426No12355445-90
    75OAK@ ANAL6-730-4541426No13361452-91
    76OAK@ SEAL5-630-4641426No14366458-92
    77OAK@ SEAW4-131-4641426No13370459-89 
    78OAK@ SEAL4-931-4741426No14374468-94 
    79OAKvs TEXW6-332-4741426No14380471-91
    80OAKvs TEXW7-433-4741426No14387475-88
    81OAKvs TEXL0-233-4841426No14387477-90
    82OAKvs TEXW7-534-4841426No14394482-88
    83OAKvs SDNL6-1534-4941426No14400497-97 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    84OAKvs SDNW8-635-4941426No14408503-95 
    85OAK@ SFNW8-136-4941426No13416504-88
    86OAK@ SFNL4-636-5041426No13420510-90
    87OAK@ TEXL6-736-5141427No14426517-91
    88OAK@ TEXL1-836-5241427No14427525-98 
    89OAK@ TEXW9-837-5241427No13436533-97
    90OAKvs ANAL4-837-5341427No14440541-101
    91OAKvs ANAL4-1437-5441427No15444555-111 
    92OAKvs ANAL3-637-5541427No15447561-114
    93OAKvs ANAL3-537-5641427No15450566-116
    94OAKvs SEAL2-637-5741427No16452572-120 
    95OAKvs SEAW8-538-5741427No15460577-117
    96OAKvs KCAW11-339-5741427No15471580-109 
    97OAKvs KCAW11-340-5741325No14482583-101 
    98OAKvs MINL3-740-5841326No15485590-105 
    99OAKvs MINL6-740-5941427No15491597-106
    100OAKvs MINL0-140-6041427No16491598-107 
    101OAK@ BOSL3-440-6141427No16494602-108
    102OAK@ BOSW5-241-6141427No16499604-105
    103OAK@ BOSL0-341-6241427No17499607-108
    104OAK@ CLEW2-142-6241427No17501608-107
    105OAK@ CLEL3-642-6341427No18504614-110 
    106OAK@ CLEL2-442-6441427No19506618-112
    107OAK@ NYAL3-442-6541427No19.5509622-113 
    108OAK@ NYAL4-742-6641427No19.5513629-116
    109OAK@ NYAL0-742-6741427No19.5513636-123 
    110OAKvs BALL0-442-6841427No19.5513640-127 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    111OAKvs BALW2-143-6841427No19515641-126 
    112OAKvs BALL3-1343-6941427No20518654-136 
    113OAKvs BALL5-743-7041427No21523661-138
    114OAKvs CHAL0-343-7141427No21.5523664-141
    115OAKvs CHAW3-244-7141427No21.5526666-140
    116OAKvs MILW5-445-7141427No21531670-139 
    117OAKvs MILW3-246-7141427No20.5534672-138
    118OAKvs MILW4-347-7241427No20543684-141 
    119OAKvs MILL5-947-7241427No20543684-141 
    120OAK@ BALL0-847-7341427No20543692-149 
    121OAK@ BALW4-248-7341427No19.5547694-147
    122OAK@ CHAW12-549-7341426No19559699-140 
    123OAK@ CHAW11-650-7341426No19570705-135 
    124OAK@ MILL5-650-7441426No19.5575711-136 
    125OAK@ MILL2-550-7541427No20577716-139
    126OAKvs BOSL5-750-7741427No20.5586728-142
    127OAKvs BOSL4-550-7741427No20.5586728-142
    128OAKvs BOSW13-651-7741426No20.5599734-135 
    129OAKvs CLEL3-551-7841427No21.5602739-137
    130OAKvs CLEL4-751-7941427No21.5606746-140
    131OAKvs CLEW4-152-7941427No21.5610747-137
    132OAKvs NYAL2-1852-8041427No22612765-153 
    133OAKvs NYAW8-753-8041427No21620772-152 
    134OAK@ LANL1-753-8141427No21621779-158 
    135OAK@ LANL4-553-8241427No21625784-159 
    136OAK@ COLL3-453-8341427No21628788-160 
    137OAK@ COLL4-1053-8441427No22632798-166 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    138OAKvs SFNL2-853-8541427No23634806-172 
    139OAKvs SFNW12-354-8541428No22646809-163
    140OAK@ KCAL6-754-8641428No23652816-164 
    141OAK@ KCAW9-655-8641428No23661822-161
    142OAK@ KCAW9-356-8641428No23670825-155
    143OAK@ KCAW9-457-8641428No22679829-150 
    144OAK@ MINL2-757-8741428No22681836-155 
    145OAK@ MINW5-158-8741428No22686837-151 
    146OAKvs TORW3-259-8741428No22689839-150 
    147OAKvs TORW8-760-8741427No21697846-149 
    148OAKvs DETL2-760-8841428No22699853-154
    149OAKvs DETW4-261-8841326No21703855-152
    150OAKvs DETL5-661-8941427No22708861-153
    151OAKvs DETL3-661-9041427No23711867-156
    152OAK@ ANAL4-861-9141428No23715875-160 
    153OAK@ ANAW7-362-9141327No23722878-156 
    154OAKvs SEAL4-962-9241327No24726887-161 
    155OAKvs SEAW4-363-9241327No23730890-160 
    156OAKvs SEAL2-963-9341428No24732899-167 
    157OAKvs SEAL2-463-9441428No25734903-169
    158OAKvs TEXL6-1463-9541428No26740917-177 
    159OAKvs TEXL4-863-9641428No26744925-181 
    160OAK@ SEAW8-564-9641428No25752930-178
    161OAK@ SEAL3-964-9741428No26755939-184 
    162OAK@ SEAW9-765-9741428No25764946-182


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