1997 Cincinnati Reds season: Wikis

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1997 Cincinnati Reds
Major league affiliations
Location
1997 information
Owner(s) Marge Schott
General manager(s) Jim Bowden
Manager(s) Ray Knight, Jack McKeon
Local television WSTR/WKRC-TV
SportsChannel Cincinnati
(Marty Brennaman, George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)

The Cincinnati Reds' 1997 season consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League Central. The Reds were managed by Ray Knight and Jack McKeon.

Contents

Offseason

  • December 13, 1996: Pete Rose, Jr. was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds. [1]
  • December 21, 1996: Stan Belinda was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds. [2]
  • December 23, 1996: Rikkert Faneyte was sent to the Cincinnati Reds by the Texas Rangers as part of a conditional deal. [3]
  • February 8, 1997: Joe Oliver was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds. [4]
  • March 27, 1997: Scott Service was selected off waivers by the Oakland Athletics from the Cincinnati Reds. [5]

Regular season

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Season standings

Central Division W L GB Pct.
Houston Astros 84 78 .519 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 .488 5.0
Cincinnati Reds 76 86 .469 8.0
St. Louis Cardinals 73 89 .451 11.0
Chicago Cubs 68 94 .420 16.0

Notable transactions

  • January 27, 1997: Terry Pendleton was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds. [6]
  • April 4, 1997: Scott Service was selected off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds from the Oakland Athletics. [5]
  • June 3, 1997: DeWayne Wise was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 5th round of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1997. [7]
  • July 15, 1997: Chris Stynes was traded by the Kansas City Royals with Jon Nunnally to the Cincinnati Reds for Hector Carrasco and Scott Service. [8]
  • July 24, 1997: Terry Pendleton was released by the Cincinnati Reds. [6]
  • July 31, 1997: John Smiley was traded by the Cincinnati Reds with Jeff Branson to the Cleveland Indians for Jim Crowell, Danny Graves, Damian Jackson, and Scott Winchester. [9]

Roster

1997 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log

1997 Game Log

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Hal Morris 96 333 92 1 33 .276
Bret Boone 139 443 99 7 46 .223
Pokey Reese 128 397 87 4 26 .219
Chris Stynes 49 198 69 6 28 .348
Deion Sanders 115 465 127 5 23 .273
Reggie Sanders 86 312 79 19 56 .253

[10]

Other batters

Player G AB H HR RBI Avg.
Eduardo Perez 106 297 75 16 52 .253
Curtis Goodwin 85 265 67 1 12 .253
Eddie Taubensee 108 254 68 10 34 .268
Lenny Harris 120 238 65 3 28 .273
Barry Larkin 73 224 71 4 20 .317
Jon Nunnally 65 201 64 13 35 .318
Terry Pendleton 50 113 28 1 17 .248
Ruben Sierra 25 90 22 2 7 .244
Pete Rose, Jr. 11 14 2 0 0 .143

[10]

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

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

Awards and records

  • Bret Boone, National League Record, Best Fielding Average in One Season by a National League Second Baseman (.997)[11]

1997 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Barry Larkin, Shortstop, Starter

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Mark Berry
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Phillip Wellman
A Charleston Alley Cats South Atlantic League Barry Lyons
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Donnie Scott

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Billings[12]

References

  1. ^ Pete Rose Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Stan Belinda Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/faneyri01.shtml?redir
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/o/olivejo01.shtml
  5. ^ a b Scott Service Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ a b Terry Pendleton Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wisede01.shtml
  8. ^ Chris Stynes Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ John Smiley Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ a b 1997 Cincinnati Reds Statistics and Roster - Baseball-Reference.com
  11. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.92, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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