1997 New York Mets Roster

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

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Complete Roster

6-02
195
Right
Right
1970-05-05
6-02
220
Left
Left
1968-08-01
6-06
186
Right
Right
1969-05-29
6-05
225
Right
Right
1968-05-12
6-03
225
Left
Left
1970-05-02
5-10
185
Left
Left
1960-09-17
6-00
207
Right
Both
1966-09-23
6-03
235
Right
Right
1972-09-07
6-04
225
Right
Right
1970-02-10
5-11
165
Left
Left
1970-06-27
5-11
165
Left
Left
1971-05-14
5-11
175
Right
Right
1972-03-22
5-11
180
Right
Right
1965-08-12
6-03
215
Right
Right
1966-12-01
6-04
190
Right
Right
1968-06-08
6-00
180
Left
Left
1967-09-30
6-00
205
Right
Right
1964-08-16
6-00
196
Right
Right
1966-05-01
5-11
210
Right
Right
1966-12-10
6-02
200
Right
Right
1969-04-26
6-02
205
Right
Left
1967-05-19
6-00
185
Right
Right
1970-02-10
5-11
185
Right
Both
1969-05-27
6-03
225
Right
Right
1967-02-09
5-10
165
Right
Right
1971-03-20
5-11
210
Right
Right
1973-11-08
5-11
215
Right
Both
1968-11-04
6-02
200
Right
Left
1969-08-19
5-09
170
Right
Right
1965-03-12
5-10
175
Right
Both
1971-09-15
5-11
175
Right
Both
1970-09-04
6-01
170
Right
Right
1969-03-03
6-05
220
Left
Left
1968-08-05
5-09
160
Right
Right
1971-01-11
6-01
170
Left
Left
1971-06-07
5-10
170
Right
Left
1967-08-04
6-00
220
Right
Both
1971-06-03
6-00
190
Right
Right
1966-09-24
6-03
244
Right
Right
1971-11-10
5-11
160
Left
Left
1963-07-06
6-00
185
Right
Both
1967-08-27
5-11
165
Left
Left
1974-11-04
6-00
185
Right
Right
1972-03-29
5-10
175
Right
Right
1964-11-12
5-11
160
Left
Left
1966-11-07
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The 1997 New York Mets played 162 games during the regular season, won 88 games, lost 74 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 96/96) where 1,766,174 fans witnessed their 1997 Mets finish the season with a .543 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 Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1997 New York Mets salary list, a 1997 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1997 New York Mets primary starters list:

1997 New York Mets
Salaries

John Olerud $6,500,000.00
Carlos Baerga $4,750,000.00
Todd Hundley $4,150,000.00
Bernard Gilkey $3,850,000.00
Pete Harnisch $3,213,400.00
Lance Johnson $3,050,000.00
John Franco $3,000,000.00
Mark Clark $2,200,000.00
Bobby Jones $1,925,000.00
Greg McMichael $1,100,000.00
Armando Reynoso $1,000,000.00
Dave Mlicki $610,000.00
Yorkis Perez $375,000.00
Toby Borland $262,500.00
Edgardo Alfonzo $215,000.00
Butch Huskey $212,000.00
Jason Isringhausen $212,000.00
Rick Reed $212,000.00
Manny Alexander $205,000.00
Brian Bohanon $205,000.00
Carl Everett $205,000.00
Todd Pratt $200,000.00
Andy Tomberlin $200,000.00
Rey Ordonez $192,500.00
Barry Manuel $185,000.00
Ricky Trlicek $177,500.00
Matt Franco $160,000.00
Ricardo Jordan $155,000.00
Alberto Castillo $152,500.00
Alex Ochoa $152,000.00
Juan Acevedo $150,000.00
Steve Bieser $150,000.00
Joe Crawford $150,000.00
Shawn Gilbert $150,000.00
Jason Hardtke $150,000.00
Takashi Kashiwada $150,000.00
Cory Lidle $150,000.00
Carlos Mendoza $150,000.00
Kevin Morgan $150,000.00

1997 New York Mets
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1997 New York Mets 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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