1997 Texas Rangers Roster

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

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Complete Roster

6-02
190
Right
Right
1969-06-29
6-02
184
Left
Left
1961-12-18
6-02
211
Right
Right
1964-11-28
6-02
196
Right
Right
1960-10-18
6-01
190
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Right
1969-02-11
6-00
195
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Right
1966-03-29
6-03
255
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Right
1970-12-15
6-00
175
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Right
1972-03-30
6-02
185
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Left
1965-08-16
6-02
175
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Right
1965-12-14
6-06
185
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Right
1971-01-06
6-03
250
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Right
1970-10-06
6-00
170
Right
Right
1971-02-17
6-02
220
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Both
1967-10-04
6-00
175
Right
Right
1973-01-20
6-05
190
Right
Right
1970-10-12
6-01
208
Left
Left
1961-09-28
6-02
195
Right
Right
1966-08-21
6-00
205
Right
Right
1967-08-08
6-02
205
Right
Right
1964-05-11
6-02
200
Right
Right
1973-04-21
6-00
195
Right
Right
1963-12-27
6-01
210
Right
Right
1969-07-23
5-09
205
Right
Right
1971-11-30
6-01
170
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Both
1968-11-04
6-01
190
Left
Left
1964-03-13
6-00
160
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Both
1973-12-05
6-02
180
Right
Right
1972-10-06
5-11
195
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Both
1964-10-04
6-01
210
Right
Right
1968-12-27
6-01
186
Right
Right
1964-12-16
6-00
196
Right
Right
1967-09-29
6-04
219
Left
Left
1967-07-10
5-11
185
Right
Right
1975-01-01
5-10
170
Right
Right
1970-06-12
6-00
195
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Right
1963-04-10
5-11
180
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1968-10-05
6-01
170
Right
Left
1968-07-27
6-00
190
Left
Left
1969-01-21
5-07
202
Left
Left
1964-07-03
5-11
185
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Left
1971-04-16
6-03
220
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Right
1969-10-20
6-04
185
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Right
1967-01-12
6-02
212
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Both
1960-09-16
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The 1997 Texas Rangers played 162 games during the regular season, won 77 games, lost 85 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at The Ballpark at Arlington (Park Factors: 105/105) where 2,945,228 fans witnessed their 1997 Rangers finish the season with a .475 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 Texas Rangers Opening Day starters list, a 1997 Texas Rangers salary list, a 1997 Texas Rangers uniform number breakdown and a 1997 Texas Rangers primary starters list:

1997 Texas Rangers
Salaries

Juan Gonzalez $7,500,000.00
Ivan Rodriguez $6,825,000.00
Will Clark $5,657,365.00
Ken Hill $4,850,000.00
Dean Palmer $4,800,000.00
John Wetteland $4,575,000.00
John Burkett $3,550,000.00
Roger Pavlik $2,850,000.00
Bobby Witt $2,000,000.00
Mark McLemore $1,800,000.00
Mickey Tettleton $1,783,140.00
Darren Oliver $1,075,000.00
Xavier Hernandez $600,000.00
Ed Vosberg $450,000.00
Warren Newson $375,000.00
Matt Whiteside $375,000.00
Rusty Greer $358,333.00
Lee Stevens $300,000.00
Domingo Cedeno $285,000.00
Billy Ripken $275,000.00
Mike Devereaux $250,000.00
Alex Diaz $250,000.00
Damon Buford $225,000.00
Benji Gil $200,000.00
Mike Simms $200,000.00
Dave Silvestri $185,000.00
Henry Mercedes $180,000.00
Eric Gunderson $160,000.00
Jose Alberro $150,000.00
Scott Bailes $150,000.00
Kevin Brown $150,000.00
Bryan Eversgerd $150,000.00
Hanley Frias $150,000.00
Wilson Heredia $150,000.00
Eric Moody $150,000.00
Danny Patterson $150,000.00
Marc Sagmoen $150,000.00
Julio Santana $150,000.00
Tanyon Sturtze $150,000.00
Fernando Tatis $150,000.00

Did you know that a 1997 Texas Rangers 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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