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1997 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Pat Gillick
Stadium:  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance:  3,711,132
Payroll:  $54,871,399
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Indians)

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesse Orosco (40)
Youngest Player:  Mike Johnson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Cal Ripken (17)
Top Hitter:  Brady Anderson (21)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Mussina (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Jayson Werth (#22)

Roster Continuity:  62.92%
Top Prospect:   Nerio Rodriguez
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9864.605--
NY Yankees9666.5932.0
Detroit7983.48819.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Toronto7686.46922.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Roberto Alomar2BMLB6-0185BothRight2/5/196829Ponce,Puerto Rico1985UDFA SD

9Brady AndersonCF-LFMLB6-1202LeftLeft1/18/196433Silver Spring,Maryland198510257BOS
10,3Harold BainesOFMLB6-2195LeftLeft3/15/195938St. Michael's,Maryland197711CHW
49Armando BenitezPMLB6-4229RightRight11/3/197224Ramon Santana,Dominican Republic1990UDFA BAL
10,29Geronimo BerroaRF-LFMLB6-0210RightRight3/18/196532Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1983UDFA TOR
14Mike BordickSSMLB5-11175RightRight7/21/196531Marquette,Michigan1986UDFA OAK
32Shawn BoskiePMLB6-3200RightRight3/28/196730Hawthorne,Nevada1986110CHC
37Danny ClyburnLF-RFMLB6-0220RightRight4/6/197423Lancaster,South Carolina1992247PIT
27Rocky CoppingerPMLB6-5240RightRight3/19/197423El Paso,Texas199319539BAL
24Eric DavisCF-LFMLB6-3185RightRight5/29/196235Los Angeles,California19808201CIN
26David DellucciLF-RFMLB5-10180LeftLeft10/31/197323Baton Rouge,Louisiana199510276BAL
19Scott EricksonPMLB6-4230RightRight2/2/196829Long Beach,California199031817TEX
34Charlie GreeneCMLB6-2170RightRight1/23/197126Miami,Florida199119498SD
11Jeff HammondsRF-CFMLB6-0195RightRight3/5/197126Scotch Plains,New Jersey199214BAL
23Chris HoilesCMLB6-0215RightRight3/20/196532Bowling Green,Ohio198619489DET
26,29Pete IncavigliaLFMLB6-1230RightRight4/2/196433Pebble Beach,California198518MTL
39,59Mike JohnsonPMLB6-2195LeftRight10/3/197521Edmonton,Alberta199317490TOR
30Scott KamienieckiPMLB6-0200RightRight4/19/196433Mount Clemens,Michigan198614366NYY
21Jimmy KeyPMLB6-1190RightLeft4/22/196136Huntsville,Alabama1982356TOR
38Rick KrivdaPMLB6-1185RightLeft1/19/197027McKeesport,Pennsylvania199123603BAL
37Tim LakerCMLB6-3200RightRight11/27/196927Encino,California19886154MTL
6Aaron LedesmaSS-3BMLB6-2200RightRight6/3/197126Union City,California1990248NYM
51Terry MathewsPMLB6-2225LeftRight10/5/196432Alexandria,Louisiana19875129TEX
75Alan MillsPMLB6-1195RightRight10/8/196630Lakeland,Florida1986113BOS
35Mike MussinaPMLB6-2183BothRight12/8/196828Williamsport,Pennsylvania1990120BAL
28Randy MyersPMLB6-1210LeftLeft9/19/196234Vancouver,Washington1982376CIN
47Jesse OroscoPMLB6-2205RightLeft4/1/195740Santa Barbara,California1978241MIN
25Rafael Palmeiro1BMLB6-0190LeftLeft9/24/196432Havana,Cuba1985122CHC
36Jeff Reboulet2B-SSMLB6-0175RightRight4/3/196433Dayton,Ohio198610247MIN
53Arthur RhodesPMLB6-2205LeftLeft10/24/196927Waco,Texas1988234BAL
8Cal RipkenSS-3BMLB6-4220RightRight8/24/196036Havre de Grace,Maryland1978248BAL
39Nerio RodriguezPMLB6-1195RightRight3/22/197324Bani,Dominican Republic1990UDFA CHW
50Mel RosarioCMLB6-0191BothRight5/25/197324Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1992UDFA SD
17B.J. SurhoffLF-CMLB6-1200LeftRight8/4/196432Bronx,New York198511MIL
3,43Tony TarascoRF-LFMLB6-1205LeftRight12/9/197026New York,New York198815372ATL
1Jerome WaltonCF-LFMLB6-1200RightRight7/8/196531Newnan,Georgia1986236CHC
42Lenny WebsterCMLB5-9200RightRight2/10/196532New Orleans,Louisiana198521535MIN
55Brian WilliamsPMLB6-2195RightRight2/15/196928Lancaster,South Carolina1990131HOU
56Esteban YanPMLB6-4230RightRight6/22/197423Campina del Seibo,Dominican Republic1990UDFA ATL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jesus AlfaroExtended Spring Training Instructor 
Carlos BernhardtScout 
Don BufordAssistant Director of Player Development 
Tom DavisBroadcaster 
Rick DownHitting Coach 
Andy EtchebarrenBench Coach 
Mike FlanaganBroadcaster 
Pat GillickGeneral Manager 
John GreenScout 
Ellie HendricksBullpen Coach 
Jim HowardScout 
Jim HunterBroadcaster 
Davey JohnsonManager 
Fred ManfraBroadcaster 
Ray MillerPitching Coach 
Curt MottonSpecial Assignment Scout 
Wayne NortonScout 
Jim PalmerBroadcaster 
Sam PerlozzoThird Base Coach 
Fred PetersenScout 
Michael ReghiBroadcaster 
Jim RobinsonScout 
Harry SheltonScout 
Ed SpragueScout 
John StearnsFirst Base Coach 
Chuck ThompsonBroadcaster 
Logan WhiteScout 
Jerry ZimmermanScout 


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