1997 Cincinnati Reds Roster

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

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1997 Cincinnati Reds

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Complete Roster

6-03
187
Right
Right
1966-08-06
6-00
190
Right
Right
1969-04-07
5-11
190
Right
Right
1963-09-05
6-04
240
Right
Right
1966-07-07
6-02
210
Right
Right
1968-03-04
6-02
175
Right
Right
1969-10-22
6-04
220
Left
Left
1974-05-14
6-01
190
Left
Left
1970-05-25
5-11
200
Right
Right
1973-08-07
6-02
200
Right
Left
1969-08-01
5-06
175
Right
Right
1966-01-25
6-02
185
Left
Left
1968-11-29
6-02
205
Left
Left
1968-02-01
6-02
215
Right
Right
1959-10-08
6-01
215
Left
Left
1966-03-23
6-01
170
Right
Right
1972-09-09
6-05
205
Left
Left
1969-05-10
6-06
226
Right
Right
1967-02-26
6-02
200
Right
Right
1966-07-07
6-04
200
Left
Left
1965-03-17
6-03
210
Right
Right
1971-03-13
6-02
195
Left
Right
1964-01-17
6-04
220
Right
Right
1973-04-07
6-02
200
Left
Left
1971-11-20
6-02
210
Right
Right
1973-04-20
6-01
185
Right
Right
1970-05-07
6-03
210
Right
Right
1965-07-24
6-04
205
Right
Left
1968-10-31
6-02
190
Right
Right
1973-03-09
5-10
180
Right
Right
1969-04-06
6-00
180
Right
Left
1967-01-26
5-11
184
Right
Left
1971-09-23
5-10
160
Right
Right
1973-08-16
6-00
190
Right
Right
1964-04-28
6-04
215
Left
Left
1965-04-09
5-09
180
Right
Both
1960-07-16
6-04
215
Right
Right
1969-09-11
5-11
190
Right
Right
1973-06-10
6-01
180
Right
Left
1969-11-16
5-11
180
Left
Left
1972-09-30
5-10
235
Right
Left
1964-10-28
6-04
195
Right
Right
1970-06-02
5-10
190
Right
Left
1971-11-09
6-01
185
Right
Right
1971-02-03
6-01
195
Left
Left
1967-08-09
6-01
186
Right
Right
1967-12-01
6-01
200
Right
Both
1965-10-06
5-09
170
Right
Right
1973-01-19
6-02
205
Right
Right
1970-09-18
6-02
185
Right
Right
1972-09-02
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The 1997 Cincinnati Reds played 162 games during the regular season, won 76 games, lost 86 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Cinergy Field (Park Factors: 101/102) where 1,785,788 fans witnessed their 1997 Reds finish the season with a .469 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 Cincinnati Reds Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Cincinnati Reds salary list, a 1997 Cincinnati Reds uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Cincinnati Reds primary starters list:

1997 Cincinnati Reds
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1997 Cincinnati Reds
Salaries

Ruben Sierra $6,700,000.00
Barry Larkin $5,350,000.00
John Smiley $3,750,000.00
Bret Boone $1,700,000.00
Kent Mercker $1,700,000.00
Mike Morgan $1,250,000.00
Deion Sanders $1,200,000.00
Lenny Harris $650,000.00
Hector Carrasco $560,000.00
Kevin Jarvis $197,000.00
Aaron Boone $150,000.00
Giovanni Carrara $150,000.00
Jim Crowell $150,000.00
Brook Fordyce $150,000.00
Curtis Goodwin $150,000.00
Danny Graves $150,000.00
Damian Jackson $150,000.00
Jon Nunnally $150,000.00
Eric Owens $150,000.00
Pokey Reese $150,000.00
Felix Rodriguez $150,000.00
Pete Rose $150,000.00
Chris Stynes $150,000.00
Scott Sullivan $150,000.00
Ozzie Timmons $150,000.00
Brett Tomko $150,000.00
Pat Watkins $150,000.00
Scott Winchester $150,000.00

1997 Cincinnati Reds
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1997 Cincinnati Reds 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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