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A high-level summary of the 1897 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
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1897 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
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    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111Boston BeaneatersT - S - R1359339.705--1025665360dnq00---Frank SeleeSouth End Grounds
    222Baltimore OriolesT - S - R1369040.6922.0964674290dnq00------Union Park
    333New York GiantsT - S - R1388348.6349.5895695200dnq00------Polo Grounds
    444Cincinnati RedsT - S - R1347656.57617.076370558dnq00------League Park II
    555Cleveland SpidersT - S - R1326962.52723.577368093dnq00------League Park II
    666Brooklyn BridegroomsT - S - R1366171.46232.0802845-43dnq00------Eastern Park
    777Washington NationalsT - S - R1356171.46232.0781793-12dnq00------Boundary Field
    888Pittsburgh AlleghenysT - S - R1356071.45832.5676835-159dnq00------Exposition Park
    999Chicago ColtsT - S - R1385973.44734.0832894-62dnq00---Cap AnsonWest Side Grounds
    101010Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R1345577.41738.0752792-40dnq00---George StallingsNational League Park
    111111Louisville ColonelsT - S - R1365278.40040.0669859-190dnq00------Eclipse Park II
    121212St. Louis BrownsT - S - R13329102.22163.55881083-495dnq00------Robison Field
    12 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season