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1997 Japan Central League

1997 > Class Foreign > League History
Overall: 407 games, 6 teams, approx. 135 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1996 / 1998

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1996 / 1998

League Standings

Regular Season

Tm W L Ties W-L% GB
Yakult Swallows 83 52 2 .615 --
Yokohama Bay Stars 72 63 0 .533 11
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 66 69 0 .489 17
Yomiuri Giants 63 72 0 .467 20
Hanshin Tigers 62 73 1 .459 21
Chunichi Dragons 59 76 1 .437 24

League Batting

Tm BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Yakult Swallows 29.5 4.91 137 5390 4742 672 1309 230 30 138 639 123 50 433 844 .276 .342 .425 .767 2013 106 64 113 38 37
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 28.2 4.82 135 5263 4594 651 1189 184 21 164 608 117 32 508 840 .259 .336 .415 .751 1907 97 41 92 28 37
Yokohama Bay Stars 27.6 4.24 135 5236 4506 572 1231 225 28 105 546 87 54 511 831 .273 .350 .405 .756 1827 97 45 132 42 40
Yomiuri Giants 28.0 4.07 135 5118 4458 550 1119 181 10 150 532 37 27 462 927 .251 .326 .397 .723 1770 100 50 109 39 31
Chunichi Dragons 28.2 3.75 136 5127 4482 510 1088 182 24 115 495 55 30 486 891 .243 .321 .371 .692 1663 109 40 93 26 27
Hanshin Tigers 28.3 3.71 136 5128 4546 504 1110 188 29 103 475 38 27 418 1000 .244 .313 .366 .679 1665 95 43 102 19 22
League Totals 28.3 4.25 814 31262 27328 3459 7046 1190 142 775 3295 457 220 2818 5333 .258 .331 .397 .728 10845 604 283 641 192 194

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Yakult Swallows 28.6 3.67 83 52 .615 3.26 137 137 119 18 12 38 1254.2 1124 503 455 134 442 37 870 44 5 34 5233 1.248 8.1 1.0 3.2 6.2 1.97
Yomiuri Giants 28.8 3.97 63 72 .467 3.69 135 135 118 17 6 28 1201.1 1100 536 492 121 434 25 899 41 5 33 5041 1.277 8.2 0.9 3.3 6.7 2.07
Yokohama Bay Stars 25.4 4.06 72 63 .533 3.70 135 135 128 7 11 43 1203.0 1103 548 495 137 450 28 1015 46 7 30 5088 1.291 8.3 1.0 3.4 7.6 2.26
Hanshin Tigers 28.4 4.23 62 73 .459 3.70 136 136 123 13 7 31 1216.2 1235 575 500 114 489 59 787 42 7 39 5259 1.417 9.1 0.8 3.6 5.8 1.61
Chunichi Dragons 26.9 4.74 59 76 .437 4.33 136 136 127 9 6 40 1212.2 1212 644 583 123 519 25 925 67 10 31 5323 1.427 9.0 0.9 3.9 6.9 1.78
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 26.4 4.84 66 69 .489 4.44 135 135 123 12 5 22 1208.2 1272 653 596 146 484 20 837 43 4 49 5322 1.453 9.5 1.1 3.6 6.2 1.73
League Totals 27.4 4.25 405 405 .500 3.85 814 814 738 76 47 202 7297.0 7046 3459 3121 775 2818 194 5333 283 38 216 31266 1.352 8.7 1.0 3.5 6.6 1.89

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Hanshin Tigers 136 88 .000 Yoshio Yoshida
Yokohama Bay Stars 135 78 .000 Akihiko Oya
Yomiuri Giants 135 74 .000 Shigeo Nagashima
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 135 94 .000 Toshiyuki Mimura
Chunichi Dragons 136 69 .000 Senichi Hoshino
Yakult Swallows 137 76 .000 Katsuya Nomura
League Totals 814 479 .000