1997 New York Yankees Roster

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

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Complete Roster

6-01
202
Right
Right
1969-02-27
6-02
180
Right
Both
1969-01-08
6-02
225
Right
Right
1971-05-04
6-01
190
Right
Left
1963-01-02
6-03
210
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Right
1964-11-16
6-04
250
Right
Right
1969-05-15
6-07
234
Left
Left
1967-04-09
6-01
195
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Both
1970-05-16
6-02
154
Right
Right
1972-06-15
6-08
235
Right
Right
1966-11-17
6-05
225
Left
Left
1972-06-15
6-02
190
Right
Right
1972-11-11
6-02
195
Right
Right
1969-11-29
6-01
205
Left
Left
1964-11-10
6-01
190
Left
Left
1967-06-02
6-03
205
Right
Right
1969-09-25
6-04
225
Left
Left
1963-05-20
6-00
200
Right
Right
1970-07-31
5-11
195
Right
Right
1964-10-14
6-02
190
Right
Both
1971-08-17
6-02
197
Right
Left
1958-06-15
5-11
180
Right
Right
1972-11-12
6-00
185
Right
Right
1963-03-13
6-04
205
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Left
1971-01-12
6-00
207
Right
Right
1965-05-29
6-03
195
Right
Right
1974-06-26
6-00
182
Right
Right
1967-10-14
6-02
210
Right
Left
1967-12-07
5-09
170
Right
Right
1967-10-05
5-11
174
Right
Right
1965-01-03
5-10
185
Right
Right
1968-11-06
6-04
215
Left
Left
1963-02-25
5-11
165
Right
Left
1967-02-11
5-08
195
Right
Both
1959-09-16
6-06
200
Left
Left
1962-03-12
6-03
215
Right
Both
1966-11-25
6-02
205
Right
Both
1968-09-13
6-03
210
Left
Left
1968-05-03
6-03
240
Right
Right
1963-09-21
6-01
230
Right
Right
1964-04-02
6-01
185
Right
Right
1963-06-25
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The 1997 New York Yankees played 162 games during the regular season, won 96 games, lost 66 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 99/97) where 2,580,325 fans witnessed their 1997 Yankees finish the season with a .593 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 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1997 New York Yankees salary list, a 1997 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1997 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1997 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1997 New York Yankees
Salaries

Cecil Fielder $9,237,500.00
David Cone $6,666,667.00
Paul O'Neill $5,500,000.00
Bernie Williams $5,300,000.00
Kenny Rogers $5,000,000.00
Tino Martinez $4,400,000.00
David Wells $3,766,667.00
Hideki Irabu $2,325,000.00
Joe Girardi $2,250,000.00
Wade Boggs $2,000,000.00
Dwight Gooden $2,000,000.00
Tim Raines $1,703,644.00
Charlie Hayes $1,700,000.00
Mike Stanton $1,616,667.00
Pat Kelly $1,100,000.00
Jeff Nelson $1,090,000.00
Mark Whiten $1,000,000.00
Mariano Duncan $870,000.00
Graeme Lloyd $770,000.00
Darryl Strawberry $750,000.00
Andy Pettitte $600,000.00
Derek Jeter $550,000.00
Mariano Rivera $550,000.00
David Weathers $435,000.00
Luis Sojo $425,000.00
Willie Banks $342,500.00
Brian Boehringer $161,100.00
Jorge Posada $158,500.00
Ramiro Mendoza $157,000.00
Joe Borowski $150,000.00
Homer Bush $150,000.00
Ivan Cruz $150,000.00
Mike Figga $150,000.00
Andy Fox $150,000.00
Jim Mecir $150,000.00
Danny Rios $150,000.00

Did you know that a 1997 New York Yankees 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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