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1997 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Central Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Houston Astros1628478.519--Larry Dierker$32,935,000Jeff Bagwell (1,017)Mike Hampton (1.32)
    2Pittsburgh Pirates1627983.4885.0Gene Lamont$9,071,666Jason Kendall (825)Steve Cooke (1.56)
    3Cincinnati Reds1627686.4698.0Ray Knight, Jack McKeon$43,267,000Willie Greene (812)John Smiley (1.45)
    4St. Louis Cardinals1627389.45111.0Tony LaRussa$44,179,167Ray Lankford (996)Mark Petkovsek (1.46)
    5Chicago Cubs1626894.42016.0Jim Riggleman$39,829,333Mark Grace (874)Frank Castillo (1.60)
    East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Atlanta Braves16210161.623--Bobby Cox$50,488,500Jeff Blauser (886)John Smoltz (1.16)
    2Florida Marlins*1629270.5689.0Jim Leyland$47,753,000Gary Sheffield (870)Pat Rapp (1.59)
    3New York Mets1628874.54313.0Bobby Valentine$38,474,567Todd Hundley (943)Mark Clark (1.44)
    4Montreal Expos1627884.48123.0Felipe Alou$18,335,500David Segui (886)Jim Bullinger (1.54)
    5Philadelphia Phillies1626894.42033.0Terry Francona$35,463,500Scott Rolen (846)Mark Leiter (1.54)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1San Francisco Giants1629072.556--Dusty Baker$33,469,213Barry Bonds (1,031)William Van Landingham (1.56)
    2Los Angeles Dodgers1628874.5432.0Bill Russell$43,400,000Mike Piazza (1,070)Ramon Martinez (1.43)
    3Colorado Rockies1628379.5127.0Don Baylor$42,870,501Larry Walker (1,172)Jamey Wright (1.80)
    4San Diego Padres1627686.46914.0Bruce Bochy$34,698,672Tony Gwynn (957)Will Cunnane (1.79)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Houston AstrosLost in 1st Round (Braves)
    Atlanta BravesLost NLCS (Marlins)
    Florida MarlinsWon World Series (Indians)
    San Francisco GiantsLost in 1st Round (Giants)
    1997 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Atlanta Braves10161162552879114902683717475510858597116052458352143.270.338.4267642354
    Chicago Cubs6894162548968714442693912764211660451100334408338119.263.317.3967132172
    Cincinnati Reds7686162548465113862692714261219067518111345357530104.253.316.3897052135
    Colorado Rockies8379162560392316112694023986913765562106063357335138.288.350.4788282677
    Florida Marlins9270162543974014102722813670311558686107461557142132.259.340.3957352146
    Houston Astros84781625502777142731440133720171746331085100637453104.259.333.4037362220
    Los Angeles Dodgers88741625544742148824233174706131644981079334610536109.268.327.4187452318
    Montreal Expos78841625526691142333934172659754642010847340724095.258.308.4257332346
    New York Mets887416255247771448274281537409774550102957455859122.262.326.4057312237
    Philadelphia Phillies689416254436681390290351166229256519103240327450105.255.318.3857032098
    Pittsburgh Pirates7983162550372514402915212968616050481116192277747105.262.319.4047232222
    San Diego Padres7686162560979515192751615276114060604112935406358130.271.339.4077462282
    San Francisco Giants9072162548578414152663717274612149642112046726459111.258.333.4147472271
    St. Louis Cardinals7389162552468914092693914465416460543119142545844128.255.319.3967152188
    1997 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Atlanta Braves101613.181622110371466149079151817459711601.429.151.073.677.12
    Chicago Cubs68944.4416262371429144468770512745110031.339.090.802.846.32
    Cincinnati Reds76864.4216250491449138665171114251811131.318.610.883.226.91
    Colorado Rockies83795.2516293381433161192383623956210601.5210.121.503.536.66
    Florida Marlins92703.83162124391447141074061513668610741.458.770.854.276.68
    Houston Astros84783.67162167371459142777759513363310851.418.800.823.906.69
    Los Angeles Dodgers88743.6316261451459148874258817449810791.369.181.073.076.65
    Montreal Expos78844.141622712371447142369166517242010841.278.851.072.616.74
    New York Mets88743.9516273491459144877764115355010291.378.930.943.396.35
    Philadelphia Phillies68944.87162133351420139066876811651910321.348.810.743.296.54
    Pittsburgh Pirates79834.2816262411436144072568312948111611.349.030.813.017.28
    San Diego Padres76864.9916250431450151979580415260411291.469.430.943.757.01
    San Francisco Giants90724.4316253451446141578471217264211201.428.811.074.006.97
    St. Louis Cardinals73893.8816250391456140968962814454311911.348.710.893.367.36


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