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1997 Midwest League

1997 > Class A > League History
Overall: 953 games, 14 teams, approx. 136 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

First Half

April 5, 1997 to June 16, 1997

Central Division

East Division

West Division

Second Half

Central Division

East Division

West Division

League Batting

Tm Aff 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
Lansing Lugnuts KCR 22.2 5.64 137 5464 4731 772 1316 276 52 74 685 162 52 542 889 .278 .360 .405 .766 1918 106 100 29 62 14
Burlington Bees CIN 22.9 5.61 140 5292 4646 785 1255 238 42 143 699 162 76 527 1158 .270 .348 .432 .780 2006 89 44 43 32 14
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 21.9 5.33 131 5103 4505 698 1229 249 42 86 619 168 67 455 980 .273 .345 .404 .749 1820 76 66 36 41 29
Michigan Battle Cats BOS 20.4 5.29 137 5227 4591 725 1212 231 37 103 640 103 46 481 965 .264 .343 .398 .740 1826 97 91 20 44 17
Cedar Rapids Kernels ANA 22.4 4.96 138 5180 4520 685 1135 220 40 112 619 135 71 531 1080 .251 .334 .392 .726 1771 99 50 44 35 14
Kane County Cougars FLA 22.6 4.83 138 5301 4541 667 1152 196 27 78 596 137 64 598 944 .254 .345 .360 .705 1636 102 53 69 40 37
Peoria Chiefs STL 21.2 4.76 139 5216 4611 662 1160 244 27 120 579 125 69 472 1079 .252 .327 .394 .721 1818 87 63 36 34 22
Clinton LumberKings SDP 21.4 4.74 136 5149 4422 644 1084 184 56 68 557 191 96 602 1085 .245 .340 .358 .698 1584 91 55 28 42 21
Beloit Snappers MIL 21.9 4.65 133 5021 4480 619 1170 218 34 90 550 95 81 367 853 .261 .329 .385 .714 1726 102 102 41 31 12
Fort Wayne Wizards MIN 20.8 4.64 135 5125 4568 627 1164 203 38 76 548 173 82 422 973 .255 .324 .366 .689 1671 96 58 45 32 14
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 20.9 4.50 139 5198 4585 625 1187 250 39 79 541 102 90 480 972 .259 .334 .382 .717 1752 109 52 58 23 17
Rockford Cubbies CHC 21.1 4.50 132 4926 4339 594 1133 228 38 49 503 197 103 438 1025 .261 .336 .365 .701 1584 84 72 39 38 17
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 22.0 4.37 134 4898 4371 586 1103 190 17 89 529 102 60 399 848 .252 .321 .365 .686 1594 105 60 32 36 18
South Bend Silver Hawks 21.2 4.31 137 5143 4499 591 1131 223 45 61 527 92 49 526 1113 .251 .334 .362 .695 1627 107 47 34 37 17
League Totals 21.6 4.87 1906 72243 63409 9280 16431 3150 534 1228 8192 1944 1006 6840 13964 .259 .337 .384 .721 24333 1350 913 554 527 263

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
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 21.1 3.48 92 39 .702 2.67 131 131 120 11 13 47 1169.1 984 456 347 57 386 10 916 53 15 79 4861 1.172 7.6 0.4 3.0 7.1 2.37
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 21.2 4.40 76 63 .547 3.87 139 139 137 2 13 32 1217.2 1084 612 524 82 555 23 1220 64 27 106 5236 1.346 8.0 0.6 4.1 9.0 2.20
Kane County Cougars FLA 21.3 4.49 70 68 .507 4.03 138 138 128 10 10 29 1192.0 1164 620 534 82 439 23 1090 96 19 98 5148 1.345 8.8 0.6 3.3 8.2 2.48
Clinton LumberKings SDP 21.6 4.60 65 71 .478 3.83 136 136 119 17 5 26 1168.1 1154 626 497 81 459 8 1042 63 23 90 5101 1.381 8.9 0.6 3.5 8.0 2.27
Fort Wayne Wizards MIN 21.6 4.73 68 67 .504 3.88 135 135 130 5 12 29 1195.2 1191 638 516 51 480 7 1003 55 23 96 5189 1.398 9.0 0.4 3.6 7.5 2.09
South Bend Silver Hawks 20.9 4.77 54 83 .394 3.76 137 137 136 1 6 27 1178.2 1158 653 493 72 524 33 972 76 14 109 5195 1.427 8.8 0.5 4.0 7.4 1.86
Michigan Battle Cats BOS 21.6 4.91 70 67 .511 4.11 137 137 126 11 5 28 1168.0 1195 672 533 83 448 22 1018 67 16 119 5149 1.407 9.2 0.6 3.5 7.8 2.27
Rockford Cubbies CHC 21.2 5.04 66 66 .500 4.31 132 132 123 9 9 34 1142.0 1133 665 547 79 572 23 1031 58 23 112 5106 1.493 8.9 0.6 4.5 8.1 1.80
Burlington Bees CIN 22.1 5.06 72 68 .514 4.49 140 140 136 4 2 28 1199.2 1230 709 598 80 529 14 924 59 14 82 5325 1.466 9.2 0.6 4.0 6.9 1.75
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 20.9 5.09 59 75 .440 4.31 134 134 126 8 4 28 1134.2 1095 682 544 100 509 32 963 72 18 84 5010 1.414 8.7 0.8 4.0 7.6 1.89
Lansing Lugnuts KCR 21.4 5.33 69 68 .504 4.65 137 137 134 3 5 27 1197.0 1335 730 618 127 400 12 910 64 10 67 5286 1.449 10.0 1.0 3.0 6.8 2.28
Peoria Chiefs STL 21.7 5.37 70 69 .504 4.69 139 139 133 6 10 38 1202.2 1284 746 627 89 578 34 1001 61 18 91 5387 1.548 9.6 0.7 4.3 7.5 1.73
Beloit Snappers MIL 21.0 5.38 60 73 .451 4.50 133 133 128 5 5 21 1151.1 1173 715 576 100 487 9 947 59 31 88 5051 1.442 9.2 0.8 3.8 7.4 1.94
Cedar Rapids Kernels ANA 21.7 5.48 62 76 .449 4.89 138 138 120 18 7 27 1189.0 1251 756 646 145 474 13 927 66 28 93 5214 1.451 9.5 1.1 3.6 7.0 1.96
League Totals 21.4 4.87 953 953 .500 4.14 1906 1906 1796 110 106 421 16506.0 16431 9280 7600 1228 6840 263 13964 913 279 1314 72258 1.410 9.0 0.7 3.7 7.6 2.04

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Kane County Cougars FLA 138 3576 1463 159 115 .969 17 131 78 37% Lynn Jones
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 139 3653 1454 177 111 .967 25 142 80 36% Gary Varsho
Cedar Rapids Kernels ANA 138 3567 1552 174 138 .967 22 139 79 36% Mario Mendoza
Burlington Bees CIN 140 3599 1482 176 134 .967 25 132 57 30% Phil Wellman
Lansing Lugnuts KCR 137 3591 1456 176 120 .966 13 140 61 30% Bob Herold
Fort Wayne Wizards MIN 135 3587 1635 187 145 .965 14 103 62 38% Mike Boulanger
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 131 3508 1550 182 126 .965 20 133 49 27% Bruce Fields
Peoria Chiefs STL 139 3608 1436 198 123 .962 22 129 89 41% Joe Cunningham
Beloit Snappers MIL 133 3454 1426 192 128 .962 18 129 96 43% Luis Salazar
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 134 3404 1381 203 104 .959 22 149 64 30% Manny Acta
Clinton LumberKings SDP 136 3505 1493 220 104 .958 20 141 69 33% Tom Levasseur
South Bend Silver Hawks 137 3536 1505 223 121 .958 26 182 78 30% Dick Scott
Rockford Cubbies CHC 132 3426 1403 210 122 .958 20 142 77 35% Ruben Amaro
Michigan Battle Cats BOS 137 3504 1389 218 117 .957 19 152 67 31% Billy Gardner
League Totals 1906 49518 20625 2695 1708 .963 283 1944 1006 34%