1997 Baltimore Orioles Roster

The 1997 Baltimore Orioles team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1997 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1997 Baltimore Orioles Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Baltimore Orioles salary list, a 1997 Baltimore Orioles uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Baltimore Orioles primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1997 Baltimore Orioles

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Complete Roster

6-04
180
Right
Right
1972-11-03
6-03
200
Right
Right
1967-03-28
6-05
245
Right
Right
1974-03-19
6-04
224
Right
Right
1968-02-02
6-02
175
Right
Left
1975-10-03
6-00
195
Right
Right
1964-04-19
6-01
190
Left
Right
1961-04-22
6-01
180
Left
Right
1970-01-19
6-02
225
Right
Left
1964-10-05
6-01
192
Right
Right
1966-10-18
6-02
190
Right
Left
1968-12-08
6-01
215
Left
Left
1962-09-19
6-02
205
Left
Right
1957-04-21
6-02
220
Left
Left
1969-10-24
6-01
220
Right
Right
1971-03-04
6-02
195
Right
Right
1969-02-15
6-04
255
Right
Right
1975-06-22
6-01
170
Right
Right
1971-01-23
6-00
213
Right
Right
1965-03-20
6-03
195
Right
Right
1969-11-27
6-00
191
Right
Both
1973-05-25
5-09
191
Right
Right
1965-02-10
6-00
190
Right
Both
1968-02-05
5-11
175
Right
Right
1965-07-21
6-02
200
Right
Right
1971-06-03
6-00
215
Left
Left
1964-09-24
6-00
169
Right
Right
1964-04-30
6-04
225
Right
Right
1960-08-24
6-01
202
Left
Left
1964-01-18
6-03
220
Right
Right
1974-04-06
6-03
200
Right
Right
1962-05-29
5-10
180
Left
Left
1973-10-31
6-00
195
Right
Right
1971-03-05
6-01
200
Right
Left
1964-08-04
6-01
205
Right
Left
1970-12-09
6-01
175
Right
Right
1965-07-08
6-02
215
Left
Left
1959-03-15
6-00
195
Right
Right
1965-03-18
6-01
230
Right
Right
1964-04-02
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The 1997 Baltimore Orioles played 162 games during the regular season, won 98 games, lost 64 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Park Factors: 97/96) where 3,711,132 fans witnessed their 1997 Orioles finish the season with a .605 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1997 Baltimore Orioles Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Baltimore Orioles salary list, a 1997 Baltimore Orioles uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Baltimore Orioles primary starters list:

1997 Baltimore Orioles
Salaries

Cal Ripken, Jr. $6,850,000.00
Mike Mussina $6,825,000.00
Roberto Alomar $6,354,379.00
Rafael Palmeiro $5,337,021.00
Brady Anderson $4,050,000.00
Randy Myers $3,950,000.00
Chris Hoiles $3,600,000.00
Scott Erickson $3,300,000.00
Jimmy Key $2,340,000.00
Mike Bordick $2,333,333.00
Eric Davis $2,200,000.00
B.J. Surhoff $1,616,667.00
Arthur Rhodes $1,600,000.00
Scott Kamieniecki $1,535,000.00
Jesse Orosco $1,100,000.00
Alan Mills $850,000.00
Terry Mathews $685,000.00
Shawn Boskie $660,000.00
Pete Incaviglia $650,000.00
Jeffrey Hammonds $490,000.00
Lenny Webster $425,000.00
Jerome Walton $385,000.00
Armando Benitez $275,000.00
Tony Tarasco $270,000.00
Jeff Reboulet $200,000.00
Rocky Coppinger $185,000.00
Danny Clyburn $150,000.00
David Dellucci $150,000.00
Charlie Greene $150,000.00
Mike Johnson $150,000.00
Rick Krivda $150,000.00
Aaron Ledesma $150,000.00
Nerio Rodriguez $150,000.00
Mel Rosario $150,000.00
Esteban Yan $150,000.00

1997 Baltimore Orioles
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1997 Baltimore Orioles Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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