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1997 San Diego Padres (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 795-891 -96
Roster Continuity 62.89% 18/28
Manager(s): Bruce Bochy
General Manager: Kevin Towers
Location: San Diego, California
Ballpark: Qualcomm Stadium
Payroll: $ 34,698,672 18/28
Attendance: 2,089,333 14/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kevin Nicholson (#27) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rob Picciolo
Bullpen Coach: Greg Booker
First Base Coach: Dave Lopes
Hitting Coach: Merv Rettenmund
Pitching Coach: Dan Warthen
Third Base Coach: Tim Flannery

#1 Draft Picks

Joey Hamilton (#8), Derrek Lee (#14), Pete Smith (#21)
National League West 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 San Diego Padres season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14George Arias3B5-11190R-R251996CAL: 1993-7-187MLB--
    43Andy AshbyP6-5202R-R291991Not draftedMLB--
    46Rich BatchelorP6-1195R-R301993NYA: 1989-38-987MLB--
    31Trey BeamonLF-RF6-0192L-R231996PIT: 1992-2-61MLB--
    40,44Sean BergmanP6-4225R-R271993DET: 1991-4-114MLB--
    45Doug BochtlerP6-3215R-R261995MON: 1989-9-228MLB--
    55Jim BruskeP6-1185R-R321995CLE: 1986-1-6MLB--
    33Terry BurrowsP6-1185L-L281994TEX: 1990-7-198MLB--
    21Ken Caminiti3B6-0200B-R341987HOU: 1984-3-71MLB--
    29Archi Cianfrocco1B-3B6-5215R-R301992MON: 1987-5-122MLB--
    39Will CunnaneP6-2200R-R231997Not draftedMLB--
    44Todd ErdosP6-1190R-R231997SDN: 1992-9-253MLB--
    12Steve FinleyCF6-2180L-L321989BAL: 1987-13-325MLBColorado Rockies
    23John FlahertyC6-1200R-R291992BOS: 1988-25-641MLBNew York Yankees
    10Chris GomezSS6-1195R-R261993DET: 1992-3-84MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    19Tony GwynnRF5-11220L-L371982SDN: 1981-3-58MLB--
    50Joey HamiltonP6-4230R-R261994SDN: 1991-1-8MLB--
    24Rickey HendersonLF-OF5-10190R-L381979OAK: 1976-4-96MLB--
    9,65Carlos HernandezC5-11215R-R301990Not draftedMLB--
    41Sterling HitchcockP6-1192L-L261992NYA: 1989-9-233MLB--
    51Trevor HoffmanP6-0205R-R291993CIN: 1989-11-290MLBMilwaukee Brewers
    34Danny JacksonP6-0195R-L351983KCA: 1982-1-1MLB--
    20Chris JonesRF-LF6-2210R-R311991TOR: 1985-4-105MLB--
    22Wally Joyner1B6-2200L-L351986CAL: 1983-3-67MLB--
    32Marc KroonP6-2195R-R241995NYN: 1991-2-72MLB--
    27Derrek Lee1B6-5225R-R211997SDN: 1993-1-14MLBBaltimore Orioles
    8Scott Livingstone3B-1B6-0190L-R311991DET: 1988-2-56MLB--
    52Joey LongP6-2220R-L261997SDN: 1991-5-133MLB--
    54Paul MenhartP6-2190R-R281995TOR: 1990-8-231MLB--
    48Heath MurrayP6-4215L-L241997SDN: 1994-3-66MLB--
    7Phil PlantierLF-RF5-11195L-R281990BOS: 1987-11-292MLB--
    28Ruben RiveraCF-RF6-3200R-R231995Not draftedMLB--
    3Mandy RomeroC6-0180B-R291997PIT: 1988-19-486MLB--
    54Tim ScottP6-2205R-R301991LAN: 1984-2-51MLB--
    18Craig Shipley3B-SS6-1190R-R341986Not draftedMLB--
    26Terry Shumpert2B-3B6-2195R-R301990KCA: 1987-2-41MLB--
    14Don SlaughtC6-1190R-R381982KCA: 1980-7-172MLB--
    47Pete SmithP6-2200R-R311987PHI: 1984-1-21MLB--
    8Mark SweeneyRF-1B6-1195L-L271995CAL: 1991-9-246MLBLos Angeles Dodgers
    34Fernando ValenzuelaP5-11195L-L361980Not draftedMLB--
    25Greg VaughnLF6-0202R-R311989MIL: 1986-1-4MLB--
    13Jorge Velandia2B-SS5-9185R-R221997Not draftedMLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    53Dario VerasP6-1155R-R241996Not draftedMLB--
    4Quilvio Veras2B5-9166B-R261995Not draftedMLB--
    36Tim WorrellP6-4215R-R291993SDN: 1989-20-520MLBSan Francisco Giants

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