1997 Colorado Rockies Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 83-79
Finished 3rd in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 3,893,433, Avg. 48,067
Ballpark: Coors Field
Manager: Don Baylor (83-79)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1997 Colorado Rockies Statistics
1997 Colorado Rockies Results

The Colorado Rockies of the National League ended the 1997 season with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses, finishing third in the NL's West Division.

The Rockies scored 923 runs, best in the league. Colorado conceded 908 runs, most in the circuit. Larry Walker walloped 49 home runs for the team, while Dante Bichette, Jeff Reed, Ellis Burks, Vinny Castilla and Andres Galarraga each added 20 or more also. Andres Galarraga accounted for 140 RBI. Larry Walker led batters with significant playing time by hitting .366. Roger Bailey and Darren Holmes topped the team with 9 wins each, and Roger Bailey recorded a 4.29 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Don Baylor coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Pedro AstacioPRRNovember 28, 19686'2"174Hato Mayor del Rey, Ha D.R.
Roger BaileyPRROctober 3, 19706'1"180Chattahoochee, FL USA
Jason Bates2BBRJanuary 5, 19715'11"170Downey, CA USA
Robbie BeckettPRLJuly 16, 19726'5"240Austin, TX USA
Dante BichetteLFRRNovember 18, 19636'3"215West Palm Beach, FL USA
John BurkePBRFebruary 9, 19706'4"220Durango, CO USA
Ellis BurksCFRRSeptember 11, 19646'2"175Vicksburg, MS USA
Vinny Castilla3BRRJuly 4, 19676'1"175Oaxaca, Oa Mexico
Frank CastilloPRRApril 1, 19696'1"180El Paso, TX USA
Darnell Coles3BRRJune 2, 19626'1"185San Bernardino, CA USA
Craig CounsellPLRAugust 21, 19706'0"180South Bend, IN USA
Mike DeJeanPRRSeptember 28, 19706'2"205Baton Rouge, LA USA
Jerry DipotoPRRMay 24, 19686'2"203Jersey City, NJ USA
Angel EchevarriaOFRRMay 25, 19716'4"215Bridgeport, CT USA
Andres Galarraga1BRRJune 18, 19616'3"235Caracas, Di Venezuela
Rene Gonzales3BRRSeptember 3, 19606'3"180Austin, TX USA
Todd HeltonLFLLAugust 20, 19736'2"220Knoxville, TN USA
Darren HolmesPRRApril 25, 19666'0"199Asheville, NC USA
Mark HuttonPRRFebruary 6, 19706'6"240South Adelaide, So Australia
Bobby JonesPRLApril 11, 19726'0"185Orange, NJ USA
Curt LeskanicPRRApril 2, 19686'0"180Homestead, PA USA
Kirt ManwaringCRRJuly 15, 19655'11"185Elmira, NY USA
Quinton McCrackenCFBRAugust 16, 19705'7"170Wilmington, NC USA
Jeff McCurryPRRJanuary 21, 19706'7"210Tokyo, To Japan
Nate MincheyPRRAugust 31, 19696'8"225Austin, TX USA
Mike MunozPLLJuly 12, 19656'2"190Baldwin Park, CA USA
Neifi Perez2BBRJune 2, 19736'0"175Villa Mella, Sa D.R.
Harvey PulliamLFRROctober 20, 19676'0"210San Francisco, CA USA
Brian Raabe2BRRNovember 5, 19675'9"170New Ulm, MN USA
Jeff ReedCLRNovember 12, 19626'2"190Joliet, IL USA
Steve ReedPRRMarch 11, 19656'2"200Los Angeles, CA USA
Bryan RekarPRRJune 3, 19726'3"205Oaklawn, IL USA
Kevin RitzPRRJune 8, 19656'4"195Eatontown, NJ USA
Bruce RuffinPBLOctober 4, 19636'2"205Lubbock, TX USA
Tim ScottPRRNovember 16, 19666'2"185Hanford, CA USA
Bill SwiftPRROctober 27, 19616'0"170Portland, ME USA
Mark ThompsonPRRApril 7, 19716'2"205Russellville, KY USA
John ThomsonPRROctober 1, 19736'3"175Vicksburg, MS USA
John Vander WalRFLLApril 29, 19666'1"180Grand Rapids, MI USA
Larry WalkerRFLRDecember 1, 19666'2"185Maple Ridge, BC CAN
Walt WeissSSBRNovember 28, 19636'0"175Tuxedo, NY USA
Jamey WrightPRRDecember 24, 19746'6"240Oklahoma City, OK USA
Eric Young2BRRMay 18, 19675'9"180New Brunswick, NJ USA



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