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1997 Seattle Mariners (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 925-833 + 92
Manager(s): Lou Piniella
General Manager: Woody Woodward
Location: Seattle, Washington
Ballpark: The Kingdome
Payroll: $ 39,667,628 15/28
Attendance: 3,192,237 6/28
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Ryan Anderson (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: John Moses
Bench Coach: Lee Elia
Bullpen Coach: Matt Sinatro
First Base Coach: Sam Mejias
Hitting Coach: Lee Elia
Pitching Coach: Nardi Contreras
Third Base Coach: Steven Smith

#1 Draft Picks

Alex Rodriguez (#1), Ken Griffey (#1), Jose Cruz (#3), Dan Wilson (#7), Lee Tinsley (#11), John Marzano (#14), Joey Cora (#23), Brent Gates (#26), Norm Charlton (#28), Scott Sanders (#32)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8478.5196.0
7785.47513.0
6597.40125.0
Full League 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 Seattle Mariners season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Rich AmaralLF-2B6-0175R-R351991CHN: 1983-2-34MLB--
    31Bobby AyalaP6-3210R-R271992UDFAMLB--
    16Mike Blowers3B6-2210R-R321989MON: 1986-10-252MLB--
    19Jay BuhnerRF6-3215R-R321987PIT: 1984-2-36MLB--
    22Rafael CarmonaP6-2185L-R241995SEA: 1993-13-353MLB--
    37Norm CharltonP6-3205B-L341988MON: 1984-1-28MLB--
    27Ken CloudeP6-1180R-R221997SEA: 1993-6-157MLB--
    28Joey Cora2B5-8162B-R321987SDN: 1985-1-23MLB--
    23Jose CruzRF6-0200B-R231997SEA: 1995-1-3MLB--
    18Russ Davis3B6-0195R-R271994NYA: 1988-29-755MLB--
    47Tim DavisP5-11165L-L261994SEA: 1992-6-166MLB--
    29Rob DuceyLF-RF6-2183L-R321987UDFAMLB--
    26Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B6-0181R-R351985UDFAMLB--
    13Jeff FasseroP6-1195L-L341991SLN: 1984-22-554MLB--
    9Brent Gates2B-3B6-1190B-R271993OAK: 1991-1-26MLB--
    24Ken GriffeyCF6-3205L-L271989SEA: 1987-1-1MLB--
    34Giomar GuevaraSS-2B5-8150B-R241997UDFAMLB--
    59Mark HolzemerP6-0185L-L271993CAL: 1987-4-109MLB--
    39Edwin HurtadoP6-3215R-R271995UDFAMLB--
    38Raul IbanezLF6-2200L-R251996SEA: 1992-36-1006MLB-Free Agent
    51Randy JohnsonP6-10230R-L331988MON: 1985-2-36MLB--
    10Roberto KellyCF-LF6-2198R-R321987UDFAMLB--
    41Felipe LiraP6-0170R-R251995UDFAMLB--
    36Derek LoweP6-6230R-R241997SEA: 1991-8-215MLB-Free Agent
    20Mike MadduxP6-2185L-R351986PHI: 1982-5-119MLB--
    41Josias ManzanilloP6-0190R-R291991UDFAMLB--
    32Dennis MartinezP6-1180R-R421976UDFAMLB--
    11Edgar MartinezDH-3B5-11200R-R341987UDFAMLB--
    17John MarzanoC5-11195R-R341987BOS: 1984-1-14MLB--
    40Greg McCarthyP6-2215L-L281996PHI: 1987-36-928MLB--
    50Jamie MoyerP6-0170L-L341986CHN: 1984-6-135MLB-Free Agent
    26Omar OlivaresP6-0205R-R291990UDFAMLB--
    30Brian Raabe3B-2B5-9177R-R291995MIN: 1990-41-1063MLB--
    3Alex Rodriguez3B6-3195R-R211994SEA: 1993-1-1MLBNew York YankeesMLB-Active
    35Dan Rohrmeier1B6-0185R-R311997CHA: 1987-5-115MLB--
    23Scott SandersP6-4220R-R281993SDN: 1990-1-32MLB--
    12Andy SheetsSS-2B6-2180R-R251996SEA: 1992-4-110MLB--
    52Heathcliff SlocumbP6-3220R-R311991UDFAMLB--
    44Paul Sorrento1B6-2220L-R311989CAL: 1986-4-103MLB--
    23Paul SpoljaricP6-3210R-L261994UDFAMLB--
    40Mike TimlinP6-4210R-R311991TOR: 1987-5-127MLB--
    5Lee TinsleyCF-LF5-10185B-R281993OAK: 1987-1-11MLB--
    38Salomon TorresP5-11198R-R251993UDFAMLB--
    46Bob WellsP6-0200R-R301994UDFAMLB--
    43Rick WilkinsC6-2215L-R301991CHN: 1986-23-582MLB--
    6Dan WilsonC6-3202R-R281992CIN: 1990-1-7MLB--
    33Bob WolcottP6-0190R-R231995SEA: 1992-2-52MLB--


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