1997 San Diego Padres season

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1997 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Moores
General manager(s) Kevin Towers
Manager(s) Bruce Bochy
Local television KUSI-TV
4SD
(Mark Grant, Mel Proctor, Rick Sutcliffe, Glenn Geffner)
Local radio KFMB (AM)
(Jerry Coleman, Ted Leitner, Bob Chandler, Glenn Geffner)
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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.

In April, the Padres played three home games at the Aloha Stadium in Hawaii against the St Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals won the opening two games (a double header) on April 19, winning the first 1-0[1] and the second 2-1[2] before the Padres won game 3 on Sunday April 20 by a score of 8-2.[3] Reported attendances were 37,382 (game 2) and 40,050 (game 3).

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Opening Day Starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 48–33 42–39
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 0.543 2 47–34 41–40
Colorado Rockies 83 79 0.512 7 47–34 36–45
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 14 39–42 37–44


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1997 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Atlanta 9–2 9–2 5–6 4–8 7–4 6–5 10–2 5–7 10–2 5–6 8–3 7–4 8–3 7–5
Chicago 2–9 7–5 2–9 2–9 3–9 5–6 4–7 6–5 6–5 7–5 6–5 5–6 4–8 9–6
Cincinnati 2–9 5–7 5–6 5–6 5–7 6–5 6–5 2–9 8–3 8–4 5–6 4–7 6–6 9–6
Colorado 6–5 9–2 6–5 7–4 5–6 5–7 7–4 6–5 4–7 4–7 4–8 4–8 7–4 9–7
Florida 8–4 9–2 6–5 4–7 7–4 7–4 7–5 4–8 6–6 7–4 5–6 5–6 5–6 12–3
Houston 4–7 9–3 7–5 6–5 4–7 7–4 8–3 7–4 4–7 6–6 6–5 3–8 9–3 4–11
Los Angeles 5–6 6–5 5–6 7–5 4–7 4–7 7–4 6–5 10–1 9–2 5–7 6–6 5–6 9–7
Montreal 2–10 7–4 5–6 4–7 5–7 3–8 4–7 5–7 6–6 5–6 8–3 6–5 6–5 12–3
New York 7–5 5–6 9–2 5–6 8–4 4–7 5–6 7–5 7–5 7–4 5–6 3–8 9–2 7–8
Philadelphia 2-10 5–6 3–8 7–4 6–6 7–4 1–10 6–6 5–7 5–6 7–4 3–8 6–5 5–10
Pittsburgh 6–5 5–7 4–8 7–4 4–7 6–6 2–9 6–5 4–7 6–5 5–6 8–3 9–3 7–8
San Diego 3–8 5–6 6–5 8–4 6–5 5–6 7–5 3–8 6–5 4–7 6–5 4–8 5–6 8–8
San Francisco 4–7 6–5 7–4 8–4 6–5 8–3 6–6 5–6 8–3 8–3 3–8 8–4 3–8 10–6
St. Louis 3–8 8–4 6–6 4–7 6–5 3-9 6–5 5–6 2–9 5–6 3–9 6–5 8–3 8–7


Roster[edit]

1997 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

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[edit]

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

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Other pitchers[edit]

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

League Honors[edit]

All-Stars[edit]

Awards[edit]

Statistical Leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

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

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Box Score Cardinals @ Padres April 19 Game 1
  2. ^ Box Score Cardinals @ Padres April 19 Game 2
  3. ^ Box Score Cardinals @ Padres April 20
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]