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1997 National League

1997 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 1,134 games, 14 teams, approx. 162 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

162 games

Central Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Houston Astros 84 78 .519 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 .488 5
Cincinnati Reds 76 86 .469 8
St. Louis Cardinals 73 89 .451 11
Chicago Cubs 68 94 .420 16

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Atlanta Braves 101 61 .623 --
Florida Marlins 92 70 .568 9
New York Mets 88 74 .543 13
Montreal Expos 78 84 .481 23
Philadelphia Phillies 68 94 .420 33

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
San Francisco Giants 90 72 .556 --
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 .543 2
Colorado Rockies 83 79 .512 7
San Diego Padres 76 86 .469 14

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
Colorado Rockies COL 30.4 5.70 162 6336 5603 923 1611 269 40 239 869 137 65 562 1060 .288 .357 .478 .835 2677 138 63 73 35 35
San Diego Padres SDP 30.8 4.91 162 6369 5609 795 1519 275 16 152 761 140 60 604 1129 .271 .342 .407 .749 2282 130 35 63 58 40
Atlanta Braves ATL 27.9 4.88 162 6312 5528 791 1490 268 37 174 755 108 58 597 1160 .270 .343 .426 .769 2354 143 52 83 52 45
San Francisco Giants SFG 29.5 4.84 162 6296 5485 784 1415 266 37 172 746 121 49 642 1120 .258 .337 .414 .751 2271 111 46 64 59 72
Houston Astros HOU 28.8 4.80 162 6362 5502 777 1427 314 40 133 720 171 74 633 1085 .259 .344 .403 .747 2220 104 100 74 53 63
New York Mets NYM 27.3 4.80 162 6248 5524 777 1448 274 28 153 741 97 74 550 1029 .262 .332 .405 .737 2237 122 57 58 59 45
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 29.3 4.58 162 6216 5544 742 1488 242 33 174 706 131 64 498 1079 .268 .330 .418 .748 2318 109 33 105 36 46
Florida Marlins FLA 28.5 4.57 162 6299 5439 740 1410 272 28 136 703 115 58 686 1074 .259 .346 .395 .741 2146 132 61 71 42 55
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 26.6 4.48 162 6200 5503 725 1440 291 52 129 686 160 50 481 1161 .262 .329 .404 .733 2222 105 92 77 47 27
Montreal Expos MON 27.7 4.27 162 6131 5526 691 1423 339 34 172 659 75 46 420 1084 .258 .316 .425 .741 2346 95 73 72 40 40
St. Louis Cardinals STL 30.0 4.25 162 6211 5524 689 1409 269 39 144 654 164 60 543 1191 .255 .324 .396 .720 2188 128 42 58 44 54
Chicago Cubs CHC 29.4 4.24 162 6095 5489 687 1444 269 39 127 642 116 60 451 1003 .263 .321 .396 .717 2172 119 34 83 38 40
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 27.8 4.12 162 6126 5443 668 1390 290 35 116 622 92 56 519 1032 .255 .322 .385 .707 2098 105 40 74 50 32
Cincinnati Reds CIN 28.2 4.02 162 6152 5484 651 1386 269 27 142 612 190 67 518 1113 .253 .321 .389 .710 2135 104 45 75 30 35
League Totals 28.7 4.60 2268 87353 77203 10440 20300 3907 485 2163 9876 1817 841 7704 15320 .263 .333 .410 .744 31666 1645 773 1030 643 629

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
Atlanta Braves ATL 28.5 3.59 101 61 .623 3.18 162 162 141 21 17 37 1465.2 1319 581 518 111 450 56 1196 31 4 38 6057 1.207 8.1 0.7 2.8 7.3 2.66
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 28.8 3.98 88 74 .543 3.62 162 162 156 6 6 45 1459.1 1325 645 587 163 546 36 1232 45 14 36 6191 1.282 8.2 1.0 3.4 7.6 2.26
Houston Astros HOU 27.0 4.07 84 78 .519 3.66 162 162 146 16 12 37 1459.0 1379 660 594 134 511 25 1138 52 9 46 6166 1.295 8.5 0.8 3.2 7.0 2.23
Florida Marlins FLA 27.5 4.13 92 70 .568 3.83 162 162 150 12 10 39 1446.2 1353 669 615 131 639 41 1188 63 4 41 6223 1.377 8.4 0.8 4.0 7.4 1.86
St. Louis Cardinals STL 29.5 4.37 73 89 .451 3.88 162 162 157 5 3 39 1455.2 1422 708 627 124 536 34 1130 59 8 48 6222 1.345 8.8 0.8 3.3 7.0 2.11
New York Mets NYM 29.4 4.38 88 74 .543 3.95 162 162 155 7 8 49 1459.1 1452 709 640 160 504 43 982 47 7 47 6210 1.340 9.0 1.0 3.1 6.1 1.95
Montreal Expos MON 26.4 4.57 78 84 .481 4.14 162 162 135 27 14 37 1447.0 1365 740 665 149 557 45 1138 63 4 52 6189 1.328 8.5 0.9 3.5 7.1 2.04
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 25.7 4.69 79 83 .488 4.28 162 162 156 6 8 41 1436.0 1503 760 683 143 560 71 1080 64 12 61 6291 1.437 9.4 0.9 3.5 6.8 1.93
Chicago Cubs CHC 28.2 4.69 68 94 .420 4.44 162 162 156 6 4 37 1429.0 1451 759 705 185 590 51 1072 43 8 35 6226 1.428 9.1 1.2 3.7 6.8 1.82
Cincinnati Reds CIN 29.6 4.72 76 86 .469 4.41 162 162 157 5 8 49 1449.0 1408 764 710 173 558 62 1159 77 7 64 6264 1.357 8.7 1.1 3.5 7.2 2.08
San Francisco Giants SFG 28.8 4.90 90 72 .556 4.39 162 162 157 5 9 45 1446.0 1494 793 706 160 578 57 1044 39 10 48 6284 1.433 9.3 1.0 3.6 6.5 1.81
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 27.9 5.19 68 94 .420 4.85 162 162 149 13 7 35 1420.1 1441 840 765 171 616 42 1209 58 12 73 6228 1.448 9.1 1.1 3.9 7.7 1.96
San Diego Padres SDP 28.1 5.50 76 86 .469 4.98 162 162 157 5 2 43 1450.0 1581 891 802 172 596 37 1059 61 7 58 6429 1.501 9.8 1.1 3.7 6.6 1.78
Colorado Rockies COL 27.9 5.60 83 79 .512 5.25 162 162 153 9 5 38 1432.2 1697 908 836 196 566 23 870 67 6 50 6417 1.580 10.7 1.2 3.6 5.5 1.54
League Totals 28.1 4.60 1144 1124 .504 4.20 2268 2268 2125 143 113 571 20255.2 20190 10427 9453 2172 7807 623 15497 769 112 697 87397 1.382 9.0 1.0 3.5 6.9 1.99

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Colorado Rockies COL 162 4298 1946 111 202 .983 5 130 54 29% Don Baylor
Atlanta Braves ATL 162 4397 1669 114 136 .982 11 124 54 30% Bobby Cox
Cincinnati Reds CIN 162 4347 1576 106 129 .982 13 139 48 26% Jack McKeon and Ray Knight
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 162 4261 1547 108 134 .982 16 107 57 35% Terry Francona
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 162 4378 1563 116 104 .981 11 118 58 33% Bill Russell
New York Mets NYM 162 4378 1881 120 165 .981 10 106 44 29% Bobby Valentine
Florida Marlins FLA 162 4340 1650 116 167 .981 7 95 70 42% Jim Leyland
Chicago Cubs CHC 162 4287 1605 112 117 .981 16 146 59 29% Jim Riggleman
St. Louis Cardinals STL 162 4367 1739 123 156 .980 18 134 66 33% Tony La Russa
San Francisco Giants SFG 162 4338 1799 125 157 .980 9 108 73 40% Dusty Baker
Houston Astros HOU 162 4377 1874 131 169 .979 6 92 57 38% Larry Dierker
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 162 4308 1833 131 149 .979 11 109 66 38% Gene Lamont
San Diego Padres SDP 162 4350 1819 132 132 .979 8 171 75 30% Bruce Bochy
Montreal Expos MON 162 4341 1697 132 150 .979 13 192 42 18% Felipe Alou
League Totals 2268 60767 24198 1677 2067 .981 154 1771 823 32%