1997 Minnesota Twins Roster

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

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1997 Minnesota Twins

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Complete Roster

6-05
205
Right
Right
1961-12-31
6-04
195
Left
Left
1968-06-12
6-04
215
Right
Right
1971-07-27
6-00
193
Left
Right
1970-10-02
6-05
220
Right
Right
1972-12-21
6-02
200
Right
Left
1969-08-01
6-03
205
Left
Right
1972-11-02
6-06
210
Right
Right
1970-01-06
6-04
206
Right
Right
1966-10-11
6-02
180
Right
Right
1972-10-27
6-03
205
Right
Right
1971-11-07
6-04
175
Left
Left
1968-09-15
6-00
190
Right
Right
1972-12-11
6-01
185
Left
Both
1974-01-25
6-03
210
Right
Right
1970-03-04
6-03
225
Left
Right
1965-01-02
6-04
200
Right
Right
1960-11-30
6-02
208
Right
Right
1967-04-14
6-03
202
Right
Right
1969-10-13
6-02
205
Right
Left
1966-04-14
6-01
195
Right
Right
1962-03-02
5-10
198
Right
Both
1975-09-19
6-00
200
Right
Right
1969-07-26
5-11
195
Right
Right
1966-11-18
5-10
176
Right
Both
1970-04-02
5-09
181
Right
Right
1968-07-07
6-00
188
Right
Right
1968-09-06
6-03
230
Left
Left
1975-11-18
6-05
210
Right
Left
1970-03-06
6-00
180
Right
Left
1973-05-25
5-10
199
Left
Left
1972-02-01
6-04
190
Left
Left
1971-09-13
6-00
200
Right
Right
1969-07-10
6-00
185
Right
Right
1962-08-22
6-02
192
Right
Right
1964-10-01
6-00
195
Right
Both
1973-05-26
5-09
180
Right
Left
1971-11-30
6-02
220
Right
Right
1975-07-18
6-00
185
Right
Right
1956-08-22
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The 1997 Minnesota Twins played 162 games during the regular season, won 68 games, lost 94 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Hubert H Humphery Metrodome (Park Factors: 101/102) where 1,411,064 fans witnessed their 1997 Twins 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 Minnesota Twins Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Minnesota Twins salary list, a 1997 Minnesota Twins uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Minnesota Twins primary starters list:

1997 Minnesota Twins
Salaries

Chuck Knoblauch $6,150,000.00
Paul Molitor $3,500,000.00
Rick Aguilera $3,075,000.00
Terry Steinbach $2,850,000.00
Bob Tewksbury $2,000,000.00
Pat Meares $1,425,000.00
Marty Cordova $800,000.00
Greg Colbrunn $750,000.00
Roberto Kelly $750,000.00
Greg Swindell $750,000.00
Greg Myers $575,000.00
Brad Radke $450,000.00
Gregg Olson $400,000.00
Mike Trombley $375,000.00
Eddie Guardado $300,000.00
Darrin Jackson $275,000.00
Scott Stahoviak $275,000.00
Rich Becker $260,000.00
Scott Aldred $225,000.00
Frankie Rodriguez $220,000.00
Rich Robertson $205,000.00
Dave Stevens $200,000.00
Ron Coomer $170,000.00
Dan Naulty $165,000.00
Denny Hocking $152,500.00
Shane Bowers $150,000.00
Brent Brede $150,000.00
LaTroy Hawkins $150,000.00
Torii Hunter $150,000.00
Chris Latham $150,000.00
Matt Lawton $150,000.00
Damian Miller $150,000.00
Travis Miller $150,000.00
David Ortiz $150,000.00
Todd Ritchie $150,000.00
Dan Serafini $150,000.00
Javier Valentin $150,000.00
Todd Walker $150,000.00

Did you know that a 1997 Minnesota Twins 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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