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1997 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 1st in National League West
Run Differential: 784-793 -9
Roster Continuity 50.83% 25/28
Manager(s): Dusty Baker
General Manager: Brian Sabean
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: 3Com Park at Candlestick Point
Payroll: $ 33,469,213 19/28
Attendance: 1,690,869 20/28
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Giants)
Top Draft Pick: Jason Grilli (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ron Perranoski
First Base Coach: Carlos Alfonso
Hitting Coach: Gene Clines
Pitching Coach: Dick Pole
Third Base Coach: Sonny Jackson

#1 Draft Picks

Mark Lewis (#2), Barry Bonds (#6), Shawn Estes (#11), Roberto Hernandez (#16), Dante Powell (#22), Terry Mulholland (#24), Jacob Cruz (#32), Marcus Jensen (#33)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8874.5432.0
8379.5127.0
7686.46914.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1997 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11997-04-01L 2-5 PIT
    21997-04-03W 7-5 PIT
    31997-04-04W 6-4 NYN
    41997-04-05W 2-0 NYN
    51997-04-06L 2-4 NYN
    61997-04-07W 4-3 PHI
    71997-04-08L 1-2 PHI
    81997-04-09W 3-0 PHI
    91997-04-13W 5-1 @NYN
    101997-04-13W 7-6 @NYN
    111997-04-14W 3-2 @NYN
    121997-04-15W 8-4 @PHI
    131997-04-16W 6-5 @PHI
    141997-04-18W 5-4 FLO
    151997-04-19W 3-2 FLO
    161997-04-20W 2-0 FLO
    171997-04-22L 0-4 ATL
    181997-04-23W 4-3 ATL
    191997-04-25L 4-5 @HOU
    201997-04-26W 2-0 @HOU
    211997-04-27W 3-2 @HOU
    221997-04-28L 2-5 @SLN
    231997-04-29L 7-9 @SLN
    241997-04-30W 6-1 @PIT
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    251997-05-01L 2-3 @PIT
    261997-05-02L 2-6 CIN
    271997-05-03L 1-3 CIN
    281997-05-04W 2-1 CIN
    291997-05-05W 4-2 MON
    301997-05-06L 3-10 MON
    311997-05-07L 3-19 MON
    321997-05-09L 3-5 CHN
    331997-05-10W 4-2 CHN
    341997-05-11W 11-5 CHN
    351997-05-13W 4-1 @CIN
    361997-05-14W 4-2 @CIN
    371997-05-15L 7-8 @MON
    381997-05-16L 13-14 @MON
    391997-05-17W 4-1 @CHN
    401997-05-18L 3-5 @CHN
    411997-05-19L 4-15 @CHN
    421997-05-20W 6-3 COL
    431997-05-21L 7-10 COL
    441997-05-22W 7-2 COL
    451997-05-23W 2-0 SLN
    461997-05-24L 3-9 SLN
    471997-05-25L 3-9 SLN
    481997-05-26W 4-3 HOU
    491997-05-27W 5-4 HOU
    501997-05-29W 4-2 @ATL
    511997-05-30L 2-3 @ATL
    521997-05-31W 6-4 @ATL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    531997-06-01L 3-4 @ATL
    541997-06-02L 2-4 @FLO
    551997-06-03W 9-1 @FLO
    561997-06-04L 1-5 @LAN
    571997-06-05W 5-4 @LAN
    581997-06-06L 5-9 ATL
    591997-06-07L 2-5 ATL
    601997-06-08W 5-3 ATL
    611997-06-09W 7-4 FLO
    621997-06-10L 0-9 FLO
    631997-06-11L 3-6 FLO
    641997-06-12W 4-3 @TEX
    651997-06-13L 5-6 @TEX
    661997-06-14W 10-3 @ANA
    671997-06-15W 4-1 @ANA
    681997-06-17W 4-3 SEA
    691997-06-18W 4-2 SEA
    701997-06-19W 5-2 LAN
    711997-06-20L 7-11 LAN
    721997-06-21L 0-11 LAN
    731997-06-22W 4-2 LAN
    741997-06-23L 6-11 SDN
    751997-06-24W 4-1 SDN
    761997-06-25W 14-7 SDN
    771997-06-26L 6-7 @COL
    781997-06-27W 6-3 @COL
    791997-06-28L 2-9 @COL
    801997-06-29W 7-4 @COL
    811997-06-30W 8-6 @SEA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    821997-07-01L 4-15 @SEA
    831997-07-02L 1-8 OAK
    841997-07-03W 6-4 OAK
    851997-07-04W 4-0 COL
    861997-07-05W 2-1 COL
    871997-07-06W 7-0 COL
    881997-07-10L 0-11 @LAN
    891997-07-11L 2-6 @LAN
    901997-07-12W 8-5 @LAN
    911997-07-13L 3-9 @LAN
    921997-07-14L 3-5 @SDN
    931997-07-15W 16-2 @SDN
    941997-07-16L 1-8 @HOU
    951997-07-17W 3-1 @HOU
    961997-07-18L 5-6 @SLN
    971997-07-19L 7-8 @SLN
    981997-07-20W 9-2 @SLN
    991997-07-21L 2-7 @SLN
    1001997-07-22W 8-5 PHI
    1011997-07-23W 16-4 PHI
    1021997-07-24L 4-7 PHI
    1031997-07-25L 2-5 PIT
    1041997-07-26L 3-10 PIT
    1051997-07-27W 6-5 PIT
    1061997-07-27L 7-10 PIT
    1071997-07-29W 5-2 NYN
    1081997-07-30L 2-5 NYN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1091997-08-01W 8-7 @CIN
    1101997-08-02L 1-5 @CIN
    1111997-08-03W 8-3 @CIN
    1121997-08-04W 9-1 @CIN
    1131997-08-05W 8-2 @CHN
    1141997-08-06W 7-4 @CHN
    1151997-08-07L 3-6 @CHN
    1161997-08-08W 4-0 @MON
    1171997-08-09L 1-2 @MON
    1181997-08-10W 6-3 @MON
    1191997-08-11L 4-7 CIN
    1201997-08-12W 7-3 CIN
    1211997-08-13L 5-6 CHN
    1221997-08-14W 7-3 CHN
    1231997-08-15W 6-2 MON
    1241997-08-16L 5-8 MON
    1251997-08-17W 8-6 MON
    1261997-08-18L 3-12 @PHI
    1271997-08-19W 9-5 @PHI
    1281997-08-22L 2-3 @PIT
    1291997-08-23L 4-6 @PIT
    1301997-08-24L 6-9 @PIT
    1311997-08-25W 7-1 @NYN
    1321997-08-26W 6-2 @NYN
    1331997-08-27L 6-15 @NYN
    1341997-08-28L 5-11 TEX
    1351997-08-29W 5-4 TEX
    1361997-08-30W 7-3 ANA
    1371997-08-31L 4-7 ANA
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1381997-09-01W 8-2 @OAK
    1391997-09-03L 3-12 @OAK
    1401997-09-04L 2-14 HOU
    1411997-09-05W 4-1 HOU
    1421997-09-06W 5-3 HOU
    1431997-09-07W 5-1 HOU
    1441997-09-09L 3-5 SLN
    1451997-09-10W 7-6 SLN
    1461997-09-11W 5-3 @PHI
    1471997-09-12W 1-0 @FLO
    1481997-09-13L 1-8 @FLO
    1491997-09-14L 4-5 @FLO
    1501997-09-15L 4-5 @ATL
    1511997-09-16L 4-6 @ATL
    1521997-09-17W 2-1 LAN
    1531997-09-18W 6-5 LAN
    1541997-09-19W 7-4 @SDN
    1551997-09-20L 2-12 @SDN
    1561997-09-21W 8-5 @SDN
    1571997-09-22W 11-5 @SDN
    1581997-09-23L 6-7 @COL
    1591997-09-24W 4-3 @COL
    1601997-09-26W 17-4 SDN
    1611997-09-27W 6-1 SDN
    1621997-09-28L 3-5 SDN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    90-72
    Rick Wilkins 50
    Brian Johnson 48
    Damon Berryhill 44
    Marcus Jensen 19
    Doug Mirabelli 1
    J.T. Snow 151
    Jeff Kent 8
    Stan Javier 3
    Jeff Kent 143
    Mark Lewis 19
    Bill Mueller 98
    Mark Lewis 64
    Jose Vizcaino 140
    Rich Aurilia 22
    Barry Bonds 158
    Stan Javier 3
    Jacob Cruz 1
    Darryl Hamilton 112
    Stan Javier 40
    Dante Powell 6
    Marvin Benard 4
    Glenallen Hill 92
    Stan Javier 60
    Marvin Benard 7
    Jacob Cruz 3
    Glenallen Hill 6
    Marvin Benard 1
    Mark Lewis 1


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