1997 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

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

"How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball...The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." - Babe Ruth
1997 Pittsburgh Pirates


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Complete Roster

6-05
230
Left
Right
1969-09-21
6-06
229
Left
Right
1970-01-14
5-11
165
Right
Right
1972-04-26
6-00
190
Right
Right
1971-01-13
6-07
220
Right
Right
1967-06-16
6-04
200
Left
Right
1971-12-16
6-06
220
Right
Right
1973-10-27
6-03
220
Right
Left
1970-04-02
6-02
230
Right
Right
1971-12-31
6-05
225
Right
Right
1972-01-12
6-02
175
Right
Right
1974-08-15
6-01
170
Left
Left
1972-01-28
6-00
190
Left
Left
1970-04-13
6-02
180
Left
Left
1969-10-16
6-05
185
Right
Right
1973-01-29
6-05
210
Right
Right
1973-12-19
6-03
180
Right
Left
1972-07-13
6-01
202
Right
Right
1967-11-14
6-02
190
Right
Left
1967-11-07
6-02
240
Left
Left
1976-04-12
5-11
200
Right
Right
1970-10-21
6-00
190
Right
Right
1974-06-26
6-00
185
Right
Right
1968-10-22
5-10
170
Right
Right
1973-08-21
6-01
180
Right
Right
1963-03-21
6-02
200
Right
Right
1964-08-03
6-02
190
Right
Right
1972-08-01
6-04
230
Left
Left
1967-10-17
5-11
160
Right
Both
1976-03-16
5-09
170
Right
Right
1970-06-28
5-11
190
Right
Right
1969-12-18
6-03
185
Right
Both
1963-11-23
6-00
185
Right
Right
1964-11-01
5-09
170
Right
Left
1969-09-25
6-02
219
Right
Right
1969-06-16
6-00
189
Right
Right
1972-01-11
6-00
175
Right
Both
1974-02-07
6-02
195
Right
Right
1974-12-29
6-00
196
Right
Both
1971-10-14
5-11
165
Right
Right
1976-05-17
6-04
210
Left
Left
1967-11-24
6-03
205
Right
Right
1970-05-07
6-02
200
Right
Both
1965-04-11


The 1997 Pittsburgh Pirates played 162 games during the regular season, won 79 games, lost 83 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Three Rivers Stadium (Park Factors: 102/102) where 1,657,022 fans witnessed their 1997 Pirates finish the season with a .488 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 Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Pittsburgh Pirates salary list, a 1997 Pittsburgh Pirates uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Pittsburgh Pirates primary starters list:

1997 Pittsburgh Pirates
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1997 Pittsburgh Pirates
Salaries

Al Martin $2,266,667.00
Kevin Elster $1,650,000.00
Dale Sveum $400,000.00
Kevin Young $400,000.00
Jon Lieber $335,000.00
Steve Cooke $300,000.00
Paul Wagner $300,000.00
Turner Ward $300,000.00
Eddie Williams $250,000.00
Mark Johnson $237,500.00
Jason Kendall $235,000.00
Joe Randa $220,000.00
Francisco Cordova $210,000.00
Jason Schmidt $210,000.00
John Ericks $200,000.00
Jeff Granger $200,000.00
Esteban Loaiza $200,000.00
Jason Christiansen $195,000.00
Midre Cummings $180,000.00
Keith Osik $175,000.00
Marc Wilkins $162,500.00
Jermaine Allensworth $160,000.00
Matt Ruebel $160,000.00
Dave Wainhouse $160,000.00
Tony Womack $160,000.00
Rich Loiselle $155,000.00
Adrian Brown $150,000.00
Emil Brown $150,000.00
Lou Collier $150,000.00
Elmer Dessens $150,000.00
Freddy Garcia $150,000.00
Jose Guillen $150,000.00
Jason Johnson $150,000.00
Ramon Morel $150,000.00
Abraham Nunez $150,000.00
Chris Peters $150,000.00
Kevin Polcovich $150,000.00
Ricardo Rincon $150,000.00
Jose Silva $150,000.00
Mark Smith $150,000.00
Clint Sodowsky $150,000.00
Jeff Wallace $150,000.00

Did you know that a 1997 Pittsburgh Pirates 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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