1997 Tampa Bay Mutiny Roster

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 14-13 (SO: 3-2) - 45 points
Finishing 2nd in MLS's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2
Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: John Kowalski (14-13, SO: 3-2)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 181,323, Avg. 11,333 in 16 home dates
1997 Tampa Bay Mutiny Statistics

The Tampa Bay Mutiny of Major League Soccer ended the 1997 season with a record of 14 wins and 13 losses, with a 3-2 showing in shootouts for 45 points finishing second in MLS's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Bay Mutiny netted 58 goals and allowed 62. Roy Lassiter scored 10 goals for Tampa, while Gilmar, Giuseppe Galderisi, Steve Ralston and Alan Prampin each tallied five or more as well. Carlos Valderrama recorded 19 assists. Mark Dougherty topped the squad with 15 wins. Scott Budnick recorded a 1.22 goals against average, pacing qualifying goalkeepers.

John Kowalski coached the team. The 1997 Tampa Bay Mutiny lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Derek BackmanMJanuary 6, 19666'0"170, South Africa
Joao BatistaMDecember 28, 19665'10"175Vastervik, Sweden
Scott BudnickGOctober 28, 19716'2"195Wichita, KS
Chiquinho CondeFNovember 22, 19655'7"150Beira, Mozambique
Mark DoughertyGNovember 7, 19676'2"180Santa Ana, CA
Mike DuhaneyDApril 5, 19745'11"165San Diego, CA
Marco FerruzziMOctober 15, 19705'9"170San Antonio, TX
Adam FryeDFebruary 15, 19745'8"159Alamogordo, NM
Giuseppe GalderisiFMarch 22, 19635'8"157Salerno, Italy
Sam GeorgeMJune 29, 19705'11"175Santa Margarita, CA
GilmarM-FMay 16, 19706'1"170Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bill HarteMDecember 20, 19715'8"150Baltimore, MD
Frankie HejdukDAugust 5, 19745'8"155La Mesa, CA
Cle KooimanDJuly 3, 19636'1"190Newport Beach, CA
Roy LassiterFMarch 9, 19695'10"160Washington, DC
Ivan McKinleyD-MJune 15, 19696'2"185Johannesburg, South Africa
David MoxomDMay 15, 19726'2"186Cleveland, OH
Alan PrampinFNovember 30, 19715'7"165Dallas, TX
Eric QuillFFebruary 28, 19785'10"170Missouri City, TX
Steve RalstonMJune 14, 19745'9"160Oakville, MO
Musa ShannonM-FAugust 1, 19755'11"168Monrovia, Liberia
Carlos ValderramaMSeptember 2, 19615'9"157Santa Marta, Colombia
Nelson VargasMAugust 6, 19745'7"150Holyoke, MA
Martin VasquezMDecember 24, 19635'11"168Yahualica, Jalisco Mexico
Evans WiseMNovember 23, 19736'0"155Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Frank YallopDApril 4, 19645'10"160Watford, England