1997 San Diego Padres season Article

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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 the 29th season in franchise history. 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

Regular season

Transactions

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

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

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

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 John Flaherty
1B Wally Joyner
2B Quilvio Veras
SS Chris Gomez
3B Ken Caminiti
LF Greg Vaughn
CF Steve Finley
RF Tony Gwynn

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Rickey Henderson

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Andy Ashby
Joey Hamilton
Sterling Hitchcock

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Trevor 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

[4]

References

  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

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