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1997 American Association

1997 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 574 games, 8 teams, approx. 143 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1996

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

League Standings

Regular Season

April 3, 1997 to September 1, 1997 · 144 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Buffalo Bisons CLE 87 57 .604 --
Indianapolis Indians CIN 85 59 .590 2
Nashville Sounds CHW 74 69 .517 12.5
Louisville Redbirds STL 58 85 .406 28.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Iowa Cubs CHC 74 69 .517 --
New Orleans Zephyrs HOU 74 70 .514 0.5
Oklahoma City 89ers TEX 61 82 .427 13
Omaha Royals KCR 61 83 .424 13.5

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
Buffalo Bisons CLE 26.3 4.94 144 5459 4804 711 1286 242 21 182 656 99 66 509 910 .268 .342 .440 .782 2116 110 57 39 50 23
Nashville Sounds CHW 25.3 4.94 143 5375 4797 706 1292 246 23 153 659 81 49 454 859 .269 .336 .426 .762 2043 120 43 45 36 19
Iowa Cubs CHC 25.8 4.66 143 5349 4779 666 1265 254 21 150 627 91 52 453 893 .265 .332 .421 .753 2011 116 47 34 36 29
Indianapolis Indians CIN 26.2 4.65 144 5381 4758 669 1257 233 35 150 621 122 70 515 928 .264 .336 .422 .759 2010 101 26 35 47 26
Omaha Royals KCR 25.2 4.60 144 5288 4738 663 1235 232 16 178 622 75 41 434 1014 .261 .327 .429 .756 2033 115 48 33 35 16
New Orleans Zephyrs HOU 26.8 4.44 144 5528 4855 639 1253 242 32 77 595 58 50 536 814 .258 .333 .369 .702 1790 131 36 49 52 30
Oklahoma City 89ers TEX 26.2 4.35 143 5470 4881 622 1278 266 32 138 577 134 62 486 1055 .262 .331 .414 .745 2022 119 36 29 38 18
Louisville Redbirds STL 26.3 4.27 143 5315 4724 611 1195 220 39 130 560 93 65 479 953 .253 .325 .399 .724 1883 117 41 37 34 15
League Totals 26.0 4.61 1148 43165 38336 5287 10061 1935 219 1158 4917 753 455 3866 7426 .262 .333 .415 .748 15908 929 334 301 328 176

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
New Orleans Zephyrs HOU 25.9 3.89 74 70 .514 3.45 144 144 138 6 12 27 1287.0 1231 560 494 103 387 30 1073 29 6 48 5349 1.257 8.6 0.7 2.7 7.5 2.77
Indianapolis Indians CIN 27.5 3.94 85 59 .590 3.57 144 144 136 8 12 48 1249.0 1171 567 495 126 438 20 959 44 9 64 5298 1.288 8.4 0.9 3.2 6.9 2.19
Buffalo Bisons CLE 26.2 4.12 87 57 .604 3.66 144 144 126 18 9 28 1255.2 1197 593 510 156 469 8 900 27 7 63 5327 1.327 8.6 1.1 3.4 6.5 1.92
Iowa Cubs CHC 26.2 4.51 74 69 .517 4.11 143 143 130 13 11 33 1242.0 1201 645 567 155 472 24 969 31 6 75 5291 1.347 8.7 1.1 3.4 7.0 2.05
Louisville Redbirds STL 26.0 4.55 58 85 .406 4.24 143 143 134 9 3 30 1243.0 1260 651 586 139 465 28 944 56 8 54 5371 1.388 9.1 1.0 3.4 6.8 2.03
Nashville Sounds CHW 26.1 5.02 74 69 .517 4.64 143 143 132 11 4 41 1233.1 1287 718 636 156 554 19 881 37 14 90 5456 1.493 9.4 1.1 4.0 6.4 1.59
Oklahoma City 89ers TEX 27.4 5.22 61 82 .427 4.67 143 143 133 10 8 34 1265.2 1398 746 657 129 483 32 794 58 13 44 5598 1.486 9.9 0.9 3.4 5.6 1.64
Omaha Royals KCR 27.2 5.60 61 83 .424 5.36 144 144 136 8 7 35 1215.2 1316 807 724 194 598 15 906 52 9 62 5486 1.574 9.7 1.4 4.4 6.7 1.52
League Totals 26.6 4.61 574 574 .500 4.21 1148 1148 1065 83 66 276 9991.1 10061 5287 4669 1158 3866 176 7426 334 72 500 43176 1.394 9.1 1.0 3.5 6.7 1.92

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Iowa Cubs CHC 143 3726 1468 109 146 .979 11 98 52 35% Tim Johnson
New Orleans Zephyrs HOU 144 3861 1586 122 134 .978 11 92 63 41% Steve Swisher
Louisville Redbirds STL 143 3729 1537 122 137 .977 5 85 58 41% Gaylen Pitts
Buffalo Bisons CLE 144 3767 1520 145 152 .973 8 125 49 28% Brian Graham
Oklahoma City 89ers TEX 143 3797 1613 149 149 .973 9 86 58 40% Greg Biagini
Indianapolis Indians CIN 144 3747 1416 141 120 .973 19 85 60 41% Dave Miley
Nashville Sounds CHW 143 3700 1525 149 129 .972 12 103 66 39% Tom Spencer
Omaha Royals KCR 144 3647 1421 172 163 .967 15 79 49 38% Mike Jirschele
League Totals 1148 29974 12086 1109 1130 .974 90 753 455 38%