1997 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1997 Chicago Cubs 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 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1997 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"At first I thought sixty-one was something special. The sixty-one was something that reminded me of Mark. He hit sixty-one and sixty-two against us. Then I got sixty-two. It was something unbelievable. I couldn't believe what I was doing. I couldn't believe what was happening." - Sammy Sosa
1997 Chicago Cubs


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Complete Roster

6-03
205
Right
Right
1973-03-06
6-01
210
Right
Right
1971-02-19
6-03
237
Right
Right
1968-11-14
6-00
170
Left
Right
1965-10-28
6-01
190
Right
Right
1969-04-01
6-05
225
Right
Right
1968-05-12
6-01
170
Right
Right
1969-01-13
6-02
200
Right
Right
1975-01-08
6-02
175
Right
Right
1974-08-15
6-03
225
Left
Right
1963-03-09
6-01
200
Right
Right
1969-06-26
6-02
192
Left
Right
1959-05-16
6-05
240
Right
Right
1970-08-07
5-11
210
Right
Right
1966-12-10
6-03
210
Right
Right
1970-03-04
6-02
195
Right
Right
1968-02-11
6-00
187
Right
Right
1964-02-18
6-02
185
Left
Left
1973-05-02
6-04
220
Right
Right
1974-01-19
6-04
205
Right
Right
1970-10-31
6-02
205
Right
Left
1967-05-19
6-02
210
Right
Left
1971-01-17
6-01
180
Right
Right
1971-02-16
6-02
195
Right
Right
1967-06-04
5-10
165
Right
Right
1971-03-20
6-00
225
Right
Right
1974-05-04
6-02
190
Left
Left
1964-06-28
6-00
195
Right
Left
1968-11-24
6-01
180
Right
Right
1969-07-14
6-04
210
Right
Right
1972-09-01
5-09
170
Right
Right
1967-10-05
6-02
180
Right
Right
1959-09-18
6-03
220
Left
Left
1971-06-22
6-02
210
Right
Left
1962-09-03
6-01
180
Right
Right
1963-03-21
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6-02
170
Right
Right
1970-08-25
6-02
205
Left
Left
1972-04-11
5-11
160
Left
Left
1963-07-06
6-04
225
Right
Left
1972-06-06
6-03
180
Right
Right
1970-10-25
6-00
185
Right
Both
1967-08-27
6-00
225
Right
Right
1968-11-12


The 1997 Chicago Cubs played 162 games during the regular season, won 68 games, lost 94 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 102/102) where 2,190,308 fans witnessed their 1997 Cubs finish the season with a .420 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 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1997 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:


1997 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Sammy Sosa $5,500,000.00
Mel Rojas $4,583,333.00
Mark Grace $4,525,000.00
Brian McRae $3,900,000.00
Kevin Tapani $3,750,000.00
Ryne Sandberg $3,250,000.00
Shawon Dunston $2,325,000.00
Steve Trachsel $2,100,000.00
Frank Castillo $1,740,000.00
Scott Servais $1,370,000.00
Rey Sanchez $1,287,500.00
Bob Patterson $1,050,000.00
Dave Clark $450,000.00
Jose Hernandez $450,000.00
Turk Wendell $400,000.00
Larry Casian $350,000.00
Dave Hansen $325,000.00
Kevin Foster $275,000.00
Terry Adams $215,000.00
Kent Bottenfield $195,000.00
Tyler Houston $185,000.00
Brant Brown $155,000.00
Doug Glanville $155,000.00
Dave Swartzbaugh $153,500.00
Miguel Batista $153,000.00
Mike Hubbard $153,000.00
Miguel Cairo $150,000.00
Geremi Gonzalez $150,000.00
Robin Jennings $150,000.00
Brooks Kieschnick $150,000.00
Terrell Lowery $150,000.00
Ramon Morel $150,000.00
Rodney Myers $150,000.00
Kevin Orie $150,000.00
Marc Pisciotta $150,000.00
Ramon Tatis $150,000.00
Amaury Telemaco $150,000.00
Dave Stevens $10,000.00


1997 Chicago Cubs
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1997 Chicago Cubs 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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