1997 Oakland Athletics Roster

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

"When people put my name next to (Babe) Ruth's name it still blows me away. I'm still in awe." - Mark McGwire
1997 Oakland Athletics


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Complete Roster

6-08
235
Right
Right
1968-09-16
6-07
215
Right
Right
1972-10-08
6-01
175
Left
Left
1968-04-15
6-02
200
Left
Left
1965-07-10
6-01
190
Right
Both
1970-09-29
6-04
185
Right
Right
1972-09-05
6-05
205
Right
Right
1963-02-10
6-03
210
Right
Right
1968-11-25
6-03
210
Right
Right
1972-03-24
6-04
205
Left
Left
1972-01-20
5-06
175
Right
Right
1966-01-25
6-03
195
Left
Left
1972-08-11
6-05
210
Right
Right
1971-12-14
6-02
200
Right
Right
1970-01-19
6-02
195
Left
Right
1968-07-26
6-04
210
Right
Right
1970-12-25
6-02
170
Right
Right
1968-05-30
6-03
225
Right
Right
1969-10-22
6-01
190
Right
Both
1969-04-04
6-06
203
Right
Right
1973-05-14
6-05
200
Right
Right
1971-11-23
6-08
200
Right
Right
1961-10-16
6-03
212
Right
Right
1966-11-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1969-11-06
6-04
205
Right
Right
1972-08-28
6-02
185
Left
Left
1970-07-29
6-01
190
Right
Left
1968-04-19
6-00
200
Right
Right
1971-06-03
5-10
190
Right
Both
1969-04-22
6-00
180
Right
Right
1973-12-09
6-01
205
Right
Both
1974-08-23
5-11
165
Right
Right
1966-05-12
6-00
175
Right
Right
1972-05-28
6-01
185
Right
Right
1966-08-15
6-03
200
Right
Left
1962-09-30
6-05
225
Right
Right
1963-10-01
6-03
185
Right
Right
1968-11-28
6-02
205
Right
Both
1972-09-21
5-10
220
Right
Right
1974-05-25
6-00
195
Right
Right
1965-03-18
6-03
240
Right
Left
1971-01-08
6-04
225
Right
Left
1976-05-04
6-02
200
Right
Right
1968-04-27
6-05
205
Left
Right
1971-03-05
5-11
195
Right
Right
1969-10-31
5-08
175
Right
Both
1972-03-20
5-09
175
Right
Left
1968-02-27
6-01
190
Right
Right
1969-07-08
6-04
240
Right
Right
1964-07-02


The 1997 Oakland Athletics played 162 games during the regular season, won 65 games, lost 97 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Oakland Coliseum (Park Factors: 98/99) where 1,264,218 fans witnessed their 1997 Athletics finish the season with a .401 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 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1997 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Oakland Athletics primary starters list:


1997 Oakland Athletics
Salaries

Mark McGwire $7,150,000.00
Jose Canseco $4,225,000.00
Geronimo Berroa $3,300,000.00
Scott Brosius $2,550,000.00
Billy Taylor $575,000.00
Buddy Groom $390,000.00
Dave Magadan $255,000.00
Richie Lewis $250,000.00
Mike Mohler $250,000.00
Brent Mayne $225,000.00
John Johnstone $210,000.00
Jason Giambi $205,000.00
Carlos Reyes $200,000.00
Mike Oquist $195,000.00
Ernie Young $195,000.00
Ariel Prieto $194,000.00
Dane Johnson $172,500.00
Don Wengert $172,500.00
Mark Acre $165,000.00
Jimmy Haynes $165,000.00
Matt Stairs $165,000.00
Dave Telgheder $165,000.00
George Williams $165,000.00
Tony Batista $162,500.00
Rafael Bournigal $162,500.00
Steve Karsay $160,000.00
Aaron Small $155,000.00
Andrew Lorraine $154,000.00
Damon Mashore $154,000.00
Steve Wojciechowski $154,000.00
Brian Lesher $152,000.00
Izzy Molina $152,000.00
Scott Spiezio $151,000.00
Willie Adams $150,000.00
Mark Bellhorn $150,000.00
Tilson Brito $150,000.00
Ben Grieve $150,000.00
Gary Haught $150,000.00
Tim Kubinski $150,000.00
Patrick Lennon $150,000.00
Eric Ludwick $150,000.00
T.J. Mathews $150,000.00
Jason McDonald $150,000.00
Steve Montgomery $150,000.00
Brad Rigby $150,000.00
Scott Sheldon $150,000.00
Miguel Tejada $150,000.00
Jay Witasick $150,000.00


1997 Oakland Athletics
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1997 Oakland Athletics 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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