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1997 SAN DIEGO PADRES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  San Diego,CA
Team Record:  76-86   .469
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bruce Bochy
General Manager:   Kevin Towers
Stadium:  Qualcomm Stadium
Attendance:  2,089,333
Payroll:  $34,698,672
Playoffs:  -

San Diego Padres affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Slaught (38)
Youngest Player:  Derrek Lee (21)
Longest Tenure:  Tony Gwynn (16)
Top Hitter:  Tony Gwynn (5)
Top Pitcher:  Trevor Hoffman (35)
Top Draft Pick:  Kevin Nicholson (#27)

Roster Continuity:  62.89%
Top Prospect:   Derrek Lee
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
SF Giants9072.556--
LA Dodgers8874.5432.0
Colorado8379.5127.0
San Diego7686.46914.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Danny JacksonP35$ 4,600,000  66 
Tony GwynnRF37$ 4,575,000  68 
Greg VaughnLF31$ 4,000,000  83 
Wally Joyner1B35$ 3,800,000  91 
Andy AshbyP29$ 3,400,000   
Ken Caminiti3B34$ 3,150,000   
Rickey HendersonLF-OF38$ 3,045,000   
Steve FinleyCF32$ 2,986,672   
Fernando ValenzuelaP36$ 1,650,000   
Trevor HoffmanP29$ 1,500,000   
Sterling HitchcockP26$ 1,200,000   
John FlahertyC29$ 900,000   
Chris GomezSS26$ 850,000   
Tim WorrellP29$ 835,000   
Joey HamiltonP26$ 675,000   
Scott Livingstone3B-1B31$ 600,000   
Craig Shipley3B-SS34$ 500,000   
Pete SmithP31$ 435,000   
Carlos HernandezC30$ 425,000   
Tim ScottP30$ 415,000   
Archi Cianfrocco1B-3B30$ 400,000   
Chris JonesRF-LF31$ 380,000   
Quilvio Veras2B26$ 310,000   
Sean BergmanP27$ 275,000   
Doug BochtlerP26$ 250,000   
Jim BruskeP32$ 185,000   
Mark SweeneyRF-1B27$ 185,000   
Paul MenhartP28$ 175,000   
Dario VerasP24$ 172,000   
Ruben RiveraCF-RF23$ 158,800   
Rich BatchelorP30$ 157,500   
George Arias3B25$ 150,000   
Trey BeamonLF-RF23$ 150,000   
Terry BurrowsP28$ 150,000   
Will CunnaneP23$ 150,000   
Todd ErdosP23$ 150,000   
Marc KroonP24$ 150,000   
Derrek Lee1B21$ 150,000   
Joey LongP26$ 150,000   
Heath MurrayP24$ 150,000   
Phil PlantierLF-RF28$ 150,000   
Mandy RomeroC29$ 150,000   
Terry Shumpert2B-3B30$ 150,000   
Don SlaughtC38$ 150,000   
Jorge Velandia2B-SS22$ 150,000   


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