1997 Seattle Mariners Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 90-72
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 3,197,054, Avg. 39,470
Ballpark: Kingdome
Won Division
American League Division Series - Lost to Baltimore Orioles 3-1
Manager: Lou Piniella (90-72)
Location: Seattle, Washington
1997 Seattle Mariners Statistics
1997 Seattle Mariners Results

The Seattle Mariners of the American League ended the 1997 season with a record of 90 wins and 72 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Mariners paced the league with 925 runs, ignited by 264 home runs. Seattle surrendered 833 runs. Ken Griffey crushed 56 homers for the team, while Jay Buhner, Paul Sorrento, Russ Davis, Dan Wilson, Edgar Martinez and Alex Rodriguez each walloped 20 or more also. Ken Griffey drove in 147 runs. Edgar Martinez topped all regular hitters by hitting .330. Randy Johnson led the squad with 20 wins, and Jeff Fassero and Jamie Moyer added 15 or more victories as well Randy Johnson recorded a 2.28 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Lou Piniella coached the team. The 1997 Seattle Mariners qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Rich AmaralLFRRApril 1, 19626'0"175Visalia, CA USA
Bobby AyalaPRRJuly 8, 19696'2"190Ventura, CA USA
Mike Blowers1BRRApril 24, 19656'2"190Wurzburg, Ba Germany
Jay BuhnerRFRRAugust 13, 19646'3"220Louisville, KY USA
Rafael CarmonaPLROctober 2, 19726'2"185Rio Piedras, P.R.
Norm CharltonPBLJanuary 6, 19636'3"195Fort Polk, LA USA
Ken CloudePRRJanuary 9, 19756'1"200Baltimore, MD USA
Joey Cora2BBRMay 14, 19655'7"150Caguas, P.R.
Jose CruzLFBRApril 19, 19746'0"190Arroyo, P.R.
Russ Davis3BRRSeptember 13, 19696'0"170Birmingham, AL USA
Tim DavisPLLJuly 14, 19705'11"165Marianna, FL USA
Rob DuceyLFLRMay 24, 19656'2"175Toronto, ON CAN
Alvaro EspinozaSSRRFebruary 19, 19626'0"170Valencia, Ca Venezuela
Jeff FasseroPLLJanuary 5, 19636'1"180Springfield, IL USA
Brent Gates3BBRMarch 14, 19706'1"180Grand Rapids, MI USA
Ken GriffeyCFLLNovember 21, 19696'3"195Donora, PA USA
Giomar Guevara2BBROctober 23, 19725'8"150Guarenas, Mi Venezuela
Mark HolzemerPLLAugust 20, 19696'0"165Littleton, CO USA
Edwin HurtadoPRRFebruary 1, 19706'3"215Barquisimeto, La Venezuela
Raul IbanezRFLRJune 2, 19726'2"225New York, NY USA
Randy JohnsonPRLSeptember 10, 19636'10"225Walnut Creek, CA USA
Roberto KellyLFRROctober 1, 19646'2"180Panama, Pa Panama
Felipe LiraPRRApril 26, 19726'0"170Santa Teresa del Tuy, Mi Venezuela
Derek LowePRRJune 1, 19736'6"230Dearborn, MI USA
Mike MadduxPLRAugust 27, 19616'2"180Dayton, OH USA
Josias ManzanilloPRROctober 16, 19676'0"190San Pedro de Macoris, Sa D.R.
Dennis MartinezPRRMay 14, 19546'1"160Granada, Gr Nicaragua
Edgar Martinez1BRRJanuary 2, 19636'0"175New York, NY USA
John MarzanoCRRFebruary 14, 19635'11"185Philadelphia, PA USA
Greg McCarthyPLLOctober 30, 19686'2"195Norwalk, CT USA
Jamie MoyerPLLNovember 18, 19626'0"170Sellersville, PA USA
Omar OlivaresPRRJuly 6, 19676'1"185Mayaguez, P.R.
Brian Raabe2BRRNovember 5, 19675'9"170New Ulm, MN USA
Alex RodriguezSSRRJuly 27, 19756'3"230New York, NY USA
Dan Rohrmeier1BRRSeptember 27, 19656'0"185Cincinnati, OH USA
Scott SandersPRRMarch 25, 19696'4"210Hannibal, MO USA
Andy Sheets3BRRNovember 19, 19716'2"180Baton Rouge, LA USA
Heathcliff SlocumbPRRJune 7, 19666'3"180Jamaica, NY USA
Paul Sorrento1BLRNovember 17, 19656'2"195Somerville, MA USA
Paul SpoljaricPRLSeptember 24, 19706'3"205Kelowna, BC CAN
Mike TimlinPRRMarch 10, 19666'4"205Midland, TX USA
Lee TinsleyLFBRMarch 4, 19695'11"190Shelbyville, KY USA
Salomon TorresPRRMarch 11, 19725'11"150San Pedro de Macoris, Sa D.R.
Bob WellsPRRNovember 1, 19666'0"180Yakima, WA USA
Rick WilkinsCLRJune 4, 19676'2"210Jacksonville, FL USA
Dan WilsonCRRMarch 25, 19696'3"190Arlington Heights, IL USA
Bob WolcottPRRSeptember 8, 19736'0"190Huntington Beach, CA USA



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