1997 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

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

"Mark McGwire's arms are bigger than my legs." - Harmon Killebrew
1997 St. Louis Cardinals


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Complete Roster

6-01
165
Right
Right
1972-05-04
6-01
195
Right
Right
1967-04-08
6-02
205
Right
Right
1964-07-25
5-11
185
Left
Left
1969-11-13
6-05
215
Right
Right
1972-01-21
6-06
245
Right
Right
1967-08-20
6-04
210
Right
Right
1972-12-27
6-02
190
Right
Right
1954-10-03
6-00
187
Left
Left
1957-09-23
6-01
200
Right
Right
1970-02-04
5-11
190
Left
Left
1954-06-29
6-00
205
Left
Right
1962-01-05
6-05
205
Right
Right
1970-10-25
6-02
205
Right
Right
1971-03-29
6-05
210
Right
Right
1971-12-14
6-02
200
Right
Right
1970-01-19
6-02
195
Left
Left
1967-12-08
6-05
210
Right
Right
1974-08-09
6-02
210
Left
Both
1969-06-21
6-01
195
Left
Left
1967-07-21
6-00
185
Right
Right
1965-11-18
6-04
210
Right
Right
1972-09-17
6-03
195
Right
Left
1965-05-20
5-11
195
Left
Left
1960-11-01
6-02
205
Right
Right
1969-05-28
5-11
185
Right
Left
1964-03-04
6-01
180
Right
Right
1973-11-17
6-01
190
Right
Right
1962-07-30
5-11
185
Right
Right
1972-09-14
6-00
190
Right
Right
1970-11-19
6-00
200
Right
Right
1970-01-02
6-01
170
Right
Left
1969-01-15
6-00
200
Right
Right
1958-08-19
5-08
160
Right
Right
1960-10-31
6-01
192
Right
Right
1970-12-18
6-00
198
Right
Left
1965-07-15
6-05
225
Right
Right
1963-10-01
5-11
160
Right
Right
1972-04-14
5-11
170
Right
Right
1975-08-12
6-02
195
Right
Right
1966-04-11
6-00
202
Right
Right
1961-08-02
6-02
295
Right
Both
1973-10-11
6-00
205
Right
Both
1972-04-25
6-00
192
Right
Right
1965-03-02
5-10
170
Right
Right
1974-06-09
6-01
205
Right
Right
1967-03-29
5-11
200
Left
Left
1967-06-05
6-04
195
Right
Left
1970-10-17
6-01
175
Right
Both
1958-11-02
5-11
195
Right
Left
1969-01-27
6-01
195
Left
Left
1969-10-26


The 1997 St. Louis Cardinals played 162 games during the regular season, won 73 games, lost 89 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Busch Stadium (Park Factors: 99/99) where 2,634,014 fans witnessed their 1997 Cardinals finish the season with a .451 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 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1997 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1997 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1997 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:


1997 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Andy Benes $4,850,000.00
Danny Jackson $4,600,000.00
Ron Gant $4,500,000.00
Ray Lankford $4,466,667.00
Todd Stottlemyre $4,100,000.00
Brian Jordan $3,300,000.00
Donovan Osborne $2,750,000.00
Royce Clayton $2,650,000.00
Gary Gaetti $2,100,000.00
Tom Pagnozzi $1,650,000.00
Dennis Eckersley $1,625,000.00
Delino DeShields $1,600,000.00
Willie McGee $1,300,000.00
Tony Fossas $750,000.00
Rick Honeycutt $500,000.00
Tom Lampkin $500,000.00
Steve Scarsone $425,000.00
Danny Sheaffer $425,000.00
John Mabry $390,000.00
Lance Painter $375,000.00
Mark Petkovsek $325,000.00
Alan Benes $240,000.00
T.J. Mathews $240,000.00
Roberto Mejia $185,000.00
Mark Sweeney $185,000.00
David Bell $170,000.00
Rich Batchelor $157,500.00
John Frascatore $155,000.00
Eric Ludwick $155,000.00
Dmitri Young $155,000.00
Mike DiFelice $152,500.00
Manny Aybar $150,000.00
Jose Bautista $150,000.00
Rigo Beltran $150,000.00
Jeff Berblinger $150,000.00
Mike Busby $150,000.00
Micah Franklin $150,000.00
Scarborough Green $150,000.00
Mike Gulan $150,000.00
Curtis King $150,000.00
Sean Lowe $150,000.00
Eli Marrero $150,000.00
Tom McGraw $150,000.00
Matt Morris $150,000.00
Luis Ordaz $150,000.00
Brady Raggio $150,000.00


1997 St. Louis Cardinals
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1997 St. Louis Cardinals 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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