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1997 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-94 .420
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 668-840 -172
Roster Continuity 44.87% 27/28
Manager(s): Terry Francona
General Manager: Lee Thomas (1997-12-10), Ed Wade
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Veterans Stadium
Payroll: $ 35,463,500 17/28
Attendance: 1,490,638 24/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: J.D. Drew (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Chuck Cottier
Bullpen Coach: Joseph Rigoli
First Base Coach: Brad Mills
Hitting Coach: Hal McRae
Pitching Coach: Galen Cisco
Third Base Coach: John Vukovich

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Lieberthal (#3), Wayne Gomes (#4), Derrick May (#9), Tyler Green (#10), Rex Hudler (#18), Gregg Jefferies (#20), Scott Ruffcorn (#25), Rico Brogna (#26), Reggie Harris (#26), Midre Cummings (#29)
National League East 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 Philadelphia Phillies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Ruben AmaroRF-LF5-10187B-R321991CAL: 1987-11-291MLB--
    53Tony BarronRF6-0185R-R301996LAN: 1987-7-170MLB--
    55Matt BeechP6-2195L-L251996PHI: 1994-7-198MLB--
    22Ron BlazierP6-6215R-R251996Not draftedMLB--
    52Ricky BottalicoP6-1217L-R271994Not draftedMLB--
    49Billy BrewerP6-1197L-L291993MON: 1990-28-751MLB--
    2Rico Brogna1B6-2203L-L271992DET: 1988-1-26MLB--
    5Rob ButlerLF-CF5-11185L-L271993Not draftedMLB--
    16Midre CummingsRF-CF6-0195L-R251993MIN: 1990-1-29MLB--
    10Darren DaultonC6-2190L-R351983PHI: 1980-25-629MLB--
    27Bobby EstalellaC6-1205R-R221996PHI: 1992-23-641MLB--
    61Wayne GomesP6-2227R-R241997PHI: 1993-1-4MLB--
    44Mike GraceP6-4219R-R271995PHI: 1991-10-265MLB--
    28Tyler GreenP6-5208R-R271993PHI: 1991-1-10MLB--
    40Reggie HarrisP6-2217R-R281990BOS: 1987-1-26MLB--
    14Rex Hudler2B-LF6-0202R-R361984NYA: 1978-1-18MLB--
    25Gregg JefferiesLF-2B5-10185B-R291987NYN: 1985-1-20MLB--
    23Kevin Jordan2B-3B6-1201R-R271995NYA: 1990-20-542MLB--
    57Ryan KarpP6-4220L-L271995NYA: 1992-9-242MLB--
    31Mark LeiterP6-3220R-R341990BAL: 1983-4-102MLB--
    24Mike LieberthalC6-0190R-R251994PHI: 1990-1-3MLB--
    50Calvin MaduroP6-0188R-R221996Not draftedMLB--
    29Wendell MageeCF-RF6-0220R-R241996PHI: 1994-12-338MLB--
    34Derrick MayLF6-4225L-R281990CHN: 1986-1-9MLB--
    41Billy McMillonLF-RF5-11179L-L251996FLO: 1993-8-239MLB--
    47Mike MimbsP6-2180L-L281995LAN: 1990-24-645MLB--
    12Mickey Morandini2B5-11180L-R311990PHI: 1988-5-120MLB--
    35Bobby MunozP6-7210R-R291993NYA: 1988-15-391MLB--
    35Ryan NyeP6-2214R-R241997PHI: 1994-2-57MLB--
    15Ricky OteroCF5-7150B-R251995NYN: 1990-45-1173MLB--
    8Mark ParentC6-5245R-R351986SDN: 1979-4-92MLB--
    41Erik PlantenbergP6-1180B-L281993BOS: 1990-16-443MLB--
    21Mark PortugalP6-0208R-R341985Not draftedMLB--
    49Edgar RamosP6-4190R-R221997Not draftedMLB--
    30Desi RelafordSS-2B5-9174B-R231996SEA: 1991-4-110MLB--
    34Mike Robertson1B-LF6-0189L-L261996CHA: 1991-3-98MLB--
    17Scott Rolen3B6-4226R-R221996PHI: 1993-2-46MLB-Free Agent
    33Scott RuffcornP6-4210R-R271993CHA: 1991-1-25MLB--
    51Ken RyanP6-3230R-R281992Not draftedMLB--
    38Curt SchillingP6-4231R-R301988BOS: 1986-2-39MLB--
    11Kevin SefcikLF-CF5-10184R-R261995PHI: 1993-33-916MLB--
    48Jerry SpradlinP6-7246B-R301993CIN: 1988-19-488MLB--
    54Garrett StephensonP6-5208R-R251996BAL: 1992-18-492MLB--
    19Kevin StockerSS6-1175B-R271993PHI: 1991-2-54MLB--
    45Danny TartabullRF6-1205R-R341984CIN: 1980-3-71MLB--
    58Darrin WinstonP6-0195R-L301997MON: 1988-18-466MLB--

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