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1997 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  80-81   .497
Result:   2nd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Terry Bevington
General Manager:   Ron Schueler
Stadium:  Comiskey Park II
Attendance:  1,864,782
Payroll:  $54,377,500
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Danny Darwin (41)
Youngest Player:  Carlos Castillo (22)
Longest Tenure:  Ozzie Guillen (13)
Top Hitter:  Frank Thomas (2)
Top Pitcher:  James Baldwin (28)
Top Draft Pick:  Jason Dellaero (#15)

Roster Continuity:  77.18%
Top Prospect:   Mike Cameron
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8675.534--
Chi White Sox8081.4976.0
Milwaukee7883.4848.0
Minnesota6894.42018.5
KC Royals6794.41619.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
45Jeff AbbottCF-LFMLB6-2200RightLeft8/17/197224Atlanta,Georgia19944117CHA

40Wilson AlvarezPMLB6-1245LeftLeft3/24/197027Maracaibo,Venezuela1986UDFA TEX
3Harold BainesOFMLB6-2195LeftLeft3/15/195938St. Michael's,Maryland197711CHA
37James BaldwinPMLB6-3235RightRight7/15/197125Southern Pines,North Carolina19904103CHA
8Albert BelleLF-RFMLB6-2210RightRight8/25/196630Shreveport,Louisiana1987247CLE
46Jason BerePMLB6-4189RightRight5/26/197126Cambridge,Massachusetts199036934CHA
51Mike BertottiPMLB6-1185LeftLeft1/18/197027Jersey City,New Jersey199131827CHA
24Mike CameronCF-RFMLB6-2190RightRight1/8/197324LaGrange,Georgia199118489CHA
61,43Carlos CastilloPMLB6-2250RightRight4/21/197522Boston,Massachusetts1994389CHA
44,49Tony CastilloPMLB5-10190LeftLeft3/1/196334Lara,Venezuela1983UDFA TOR
57Chris ClemonsPMLB6-4220RightRight10/31/197224Baytown,Texas1994133CHA
60Nelson CruzPMLB6-1185RightRight9/13/197224Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic1989UDFA MON
36,44Danny DarwinPMLB6-3190RightRight10/25/195541Bonham,Texas1976UDFA TEX
48Jeff DarwinPMLB6-3180RightRight7/6/196927Sherman,Texas198813331SEA
15Doug DrabekPMLB6-1185RightRight7/25/196234Victoria,Texas198311279CHA
5Ray Durham2BMLB5-8180BothRight11/30/197125Charlotte,North Carolina19905129CHA
36Scott EyrePMLB6-1200LeftLeft5/30/197225Inglewood,California19919249TEX
12Jorge FabregasCMLB6-3215LeftRight3/13/197027Miami,Florida1991134CAL
22Chad Fonville2B-SSMLB5-6155BothRight3/5/197126Jacksonville,North Carolina199211299SFN
32Tom FordhamPMLB6-2205LeftLeft2/20/197423San Diego,California199311313CHA
44Keith FoulkePMLB6-0200RightRight10/19/197224Rapid City,South Dakota19949256SFN
13Ozzie GuillenSSMLB5-11150LeftRight1/20/196433Oculare Del Tuy,Venezuela1980UDFA SDN
39Roberto HernandezPMLB6-4235RightRight11/11/196432Santurce,Puerto Rico1986116CAL
47Matt KarchnerPMLB6-4215RightRight6/28/196730Berwick,Pennsylvania19898203KCA
20Ron KarkoviceCMLB6-1215RightRight8/8/196333Union,New Jersey1982114CHA
12Chad KreuterCMLB6-2200BothRight8/26/196432Greenbrae,California19855109TEX
54Al LevinePMLB6-3198RightRight5/22/196829Park Ridge,Illinois199111307CHA
10Darren LewisCFMLB6-0190RightRight8/28/196729Berkeley,California198818463OAK
55Robert MachadoCMLB6-1205RightRight6/3/197324Caracas,Venezuela1989UDFA CHA
7Norberto Martin2B-SSMLB5-10182RightRight12/10/196630Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1984UDFA CHA
14Dave MartinezOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft9/26/196432Brooklyn,New York198415CAL
26Chuck McElroyPMLB6-0205LeftLeft10/1/196729Port Arthur,Texas19868192PHI
28Lyle MoutonRF-LFMLB6-4230RightRight5/13/196928Lafayette,Louisiana19915127NYA
38Jaime NavarroPMLB6-4230RightRight3/27/196829Bayamon,Puerto Rico1987371MIL
31Greg Norton3B-1BMLB6-1205BothRight7/6/197224San Leandro,California1993259CHA
30Magglio OrdonezRFMLB6-0200RightRight1/28/197423Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA CHA
29Tony PenaCMLB6-0185RightRight6/4/195740Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic1975UDFA PIT
73Tony Phillips2B-LFMLB5-10175BothRight4/25/195938Atlanta,Georgia1978110MON
41Bill SimasPMLB6-3235LeftRight11/28/197125Hanford,California19926160CAL
33Mike SirotkaPMLB6-1200LeftLeft5/13/197126Chicago,Illinois199315425CHA
27Chris Snopek3B-SSMLB6-1185RightRight9/20/197026Cynthiana,Kentucky19926176CHA
35Frank Thomas1B-DHMLB6-5270RightRight5/27/196829Columbus,Georgia198917CHA
50Larry ThomasPMLB6-1190RightLeft10/25/196927Miami,Florida1991268CHA
34Mario Valdez1BMLB6-2190LeftRight11/19/197422Ciudad Obregon,Mexico1993481332CHA
23Robin Ventura3BMLB6-1198LeftRight7/14/196729Santa Maria,California1988110CHA
Team PersonnelPosition 
Terry BevingtonManager 
Bill BucknerHitting Coach 
Joe ButlerScout 
Don CooperMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Ed FarmerBroadcaster 
Stephen FullerScout 
Mike GellingerMinor League Infield Instructor 
Larry GreferScout 
Ken HarrelsonBroadcaster 
Warren HughesScout 
Ron JacksonHitting Coach 
Art KusnyerBullpen Coach 
Bryan LittleFirst Base Coach 
Joe NossekBench Coach 
Tom PaciorekBroadcaster 
Mike PazikPitching Coach 
Ed PebleyScout 
Gary PellantScout 
Gary PettisMinor League Outfield Instructor 
Paul ProvasScout 
Doug RaderThird Base Coach 
John RooneyBroadcaster 
Mark SalasBullpen Catcher 
Ron SchuelerGeneral Manager 
Ken StaufferScout 


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