1997 Colorado Rockies Roster

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

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"Just day after day, I sometimes shocked myself at what I was doing. I'd go home at night or to the hotel room and say, 'I did that again? This is fun!' " - Larry Walker

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Complete Roster

6-02
190
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Right
1969-11-28
6-01
180
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Right
1970-10-03
6-05
235
Left
Right
1972-07-16
6-04
220
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Both
1970-02-09
6-01
190
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1969-04-01
6-02
215
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1970-09-28
6-02
200
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Right
1968-05-24
6-00
199
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Right
1966-04-25
6-06
240
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Right
1970-02-06
6-00
185
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1972-04-11
6-00
180
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Right
1968-04-02
6-07
210
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Right
1970-01-21
6-08
225
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Right
1969-08-31
6-02
200
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Left
1965-07-12
6-02
202
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1965-03-11
6-03
205
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Right
1972-06-03
6-04
220
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Right
1965-06-08
6-02
209
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Both
1963-10-04
6-02
205
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Right
1966-11-16
6-00
180
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Right
1961-10-27
6-02
205
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Right
1971-04-07
6-03
175
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Right
1973-10-01
6-06
225
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Right
1974-12-24
5-11
190
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1965-07-15
6-02
190
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1962-11-12
5-11
170
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1971-01-05
6-01
185
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1967-07-04
6-01
185
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Right
1962-06-02
6-03
265
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Right
1961-06-18
6-03
201
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Right
1960-09-03
6-02
220
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Left
1973-08-20
6-00
175
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1973-06-02
5-09
177
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Right
1967-11-05
6-00
175
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Both
1963-11-28
5-09
180
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Right
1967-05-18
6-02
235
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Right
1963-11-18
6-02
200
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Right
1964-09-11
6-04
215
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Right
1971-05-25
5-08
170
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Both
1970-08-16
6-00
205
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Right
1967-10-20
6-02
197
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Left
1966-04-29
6-03
235
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Left
1966-12-01
6-00
180
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Left
1970-08-21
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The 1997 Colorado Rockies played 162 games during the regular season, won 83 games, lost 79 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Coors Field (Park Factors: 123/123) where 3,888,453 fans witnessed their 1997 Rockies finish the season with a .512 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 Colorado Rockies Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Colorado Rockies salary list, a 1997 Colorado Rockies uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Colorado Rockies primary starters list:

1997 Colorado Rockies
Salaries

Larry Walker $6,325,000.00
Dante Bichette $5,166,667.00
Andres Galarraga $4,950,000.00
Bill Swift $4,608,333.00
Ellis Burks $4,000,000.00
Eric Young $3,200,000.00
Walt Weiss $2,700,000.00
Kevin Ritz $2,500,000.00
Vinny Castilla $2,225,000.00
Kirt Manwaring $1,675,000.00
Steve Reed $1,200,000.00
Jeff Reed $650,000.00
Jerry DiPoto $550,000.00
Curtis Leskanic $516,667.00
John Vander Wal $500,000.00
Mike Munoz $350,000.00
Mark Thompson $252,000.00
Roger Bailey $200,000.00
Darnell Coles $200,000.00
Quinton McCracken $198,000.00
Jason Bates $195,000.00
Jeff McCurry $175,000.00
Jamey Wright $169,500.00
John Burke $151,500.00
Robbie Beckett $150,000.00
Craig Counsell $150,000.00
Mike DeJean $150,000.00
Angel Echevarria $150,000.00
Todd Helton $150,000.00
Bobby Jones $150,000.00
Neifi Perez $150,000.00
Harvey Pulliam $150,000.00
Brian Raabe $150,000.00
Bryan Rekar $150,000.00
John Thomson $150,000.00

Did you know that a 1997 Colorado Rockies 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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