1997 San Diego Padres season

1997 San Diego Padres season

The 1997 San Diego Padres season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Padres finished last in the National League West.

Right fielder (and future Hall of Famer) Tony Gwynn had the highest batting average in the majors, at .372.

Offseason

Regular season

Transactions

  • August 13, 1997: Rickey Henderson was traded by the San Diego Padres to the Anaheim Angels for a player to be named later, Ryan Hancock, and Stevenson Agosto (minors). The Anaheim Angels sent George Arias (August 19, 1997) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 90 72 -- .556
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 2.0 .543
Colorado Rockies 83 79 7.0 .512
San Diego Padres 76 86 14.0 .449

Roster

1997 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Flaherty, JohnJohn Flaherty
1B Joyner, WallyWally Joyner
2B Veras, QuilvioQuilvio Veras
SS Gomez, ChrisChris Gomez
3B Caminiti, KenKen Caminiti
LF Vaughn, GregGreg Vaughn
CF Finley, SteveSteve Finley
RF Gwynn, TonyTony Gwynn

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Henderson, RickeyRickey Henderson

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ashby, AndyAndy Ashby
Hamilton, JoeyJoey Hamilton
Hitchcock, SterlingSterling Hitchcock

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Hoffman, TrevorTrevor Hoffman

League Honors

All-Stars

Awards

Statistical Leaders

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League Jerry Royster
AA Mobile BayBears Southern League Mike Ramsey
A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes California League Mike Basso
A Clinton Lumber Kings Midwest League Tom LeVasseur
Rookie AZL Padres Arizona League Randy Whisler
Rookie Idaho Falls Braves Pioneer League Don Werner
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References

External links

  • 1997 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1997 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Almanac