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1997 American League

1997 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 1,132 games, 14 teams, approx. 161 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
Cleveland Indians 86 75 .534 --
Chicago White Sox 80 81 .497 6
Milwaukee Brewers 78 83 .484 8
Minnesota Twins 68 94 .420 18.5
Kansas City Royals 67 94 .416 19

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Baltimore Orioles 98 64 .605 --
New York Yankees 96 66 .593 2
Detroit Tigers 79 83 .488 19
Boston Red Sox 78 84 .481 20
Toronto Blue Jays 76 86 .469 22

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Seattle Mariners 90 72 .556 --
Anaheim Angels 84 78 .519 6
Texas Rangers 77 85 .475 13
Oakland Athletics 65 97 .401 25

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
Seattle Mariners SEA 29.3 5.71 162 6384 5614 925 1574 312 21 264 890 89 40 626 1110 .280 .355 .485 .839 2720 146 49 46 49 53
New York Yankees NYY 30.5 5.50 162 6527 5710 891 1636 325 23 161 846 99 58 676 954 .287 .362 .436 .798 2490 138 37 34 70 51
Cleveland Indians CLE 30.2 5.39 161 6304 5556 868 1589 301 22 220 810 118 59 617 955 .286 .358 .467 .825 2594 152 37 45 49 39
Boston Red Sox BOS 27.9 5.25 162 6430 5781 851 1684 373 32 185 810 68 48 514 1044 .291 .352 .463 .815 2676 155 59 21 55 54
Anaheim Angels ANA 29.6 5.12 162 6387 5628 829 1531 279 25 161 775 126 72 617 953 .272 .346 .416 .762 2343 129 45 40 57 37
Baltimore Orioles BAL 31.6 5.01 162 6340 5584 812 1498 264 22 196 780 63 26 586 952 .268 .341 .429 .770 2394 121 65 46 59 44
Texas Rangers TEX 28.4 4.98 162 6265 5651 807 1547 311 27 187 773 72 37 500 1116 .274 .334 .438 .771 2473 118 34 28 52 39
Chicago White Sox CHW 29.3 4.84 161 6200 5491 779 1498 260 28 158 740 106 52 569 901 .273 .341 .417 .758 2288 133 33 47 60 40
Detroit Tigers DET 26.5 4.84 162 6189 5481 784 1415 268 32 176 743 161 72 578 1164 .258 .332 .415 .747 2275 120 49 34 47 37
Minnesota Twins MIN 29.2 4.77 162 6265 5634 772 1522 305 40 132 730 151 52 495 1121 .270 .333 .409 .741 2303 117 60 20 56 32
Oakland Athletics OAK 28.1 4.72 162 6369 5589 764 1451 274 23 197 714 71 36 642 1181 .260 .339 .423 .762 2362 133 49 49 40 23
Kansas City Royals KCR 28.7 4.64 161 6295 5599 747 1478 256 35 158 711 130 66 561 1061 .264 .333 .407 .740 2278 108 42 51 42 34
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 28.1 4.23 161 6096 5444 681 1415 294 27 135 643 103 55 494 967 .260 .325 .398 .723 2168 123 58 48 52 31
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 29.5 4.04 162 6109 5473 654 1333 275 41 147 627 134 50 487 1138 .244 .310 .389 .699 2131 102 59 38 52 26
League Totals 29.1 4.93 2264 88160 78235 11164 21171 4097 398 2477 10592 1491 723 7962 14617 .271 .340 .428 .768 33495 1795 676 547 740 540

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
Baltimore Orioles BAL 30.7 4.20 98 64 .605 3.91 162 162 154 8 10 59 1461.0 1404 681 635 164 563 31 1139 30 4 43 6219 1.346 8.6 1.0 3.5 7.0 2.02
New York Yankees NYY 29.6 4.25 96 66 .593 3.84 162 162 151 11 10 51 1467.2 1463 688 626 144 532 41 1165 45 10 62 6279 1.359 9.0 0.9 3.3 7.1 2.19
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 28.8 4.28 76 86 .469 3.92 162 162 143 19 16 34 1442.2 1453 694 628 167 497 29 1150 39 5 54 6149 1.352 9.1 1.0 3.1 7.2 2.31
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 28.3 4.61 78 83 .484 4.22 161 161 155 6 8 44 1427.1 1419 742 669 177 542 25 1016 61 5 46 6120 1.374 8.9 1.1 3.4 6.4 1.87
Detroit Tigers DET 27.5 4.88 79 83 .488 4.56 162 162 149 13 8 42 1445.2 1476 790 732 178 552 33 982 43 3 51 6246 1.403 9.2 1.1 3.4 6.1 1.78
Anaheim Angels ANA 28.3 4.90 84 78 .519 4.52 162 162 153 9 5 39 1454.2 1506 794 730 202 605 34 1050 54 9 57 6365 1.451 9.3 1.2 3.7 6.5 1.74
Cleveland Indians CLE 29.7 5.06 86 75 .534 4.73 161 161 157 4 3 39 1425.2 1528 815 749 181 575 53 1036 51 3 59 6260 1.475 9.6 1.1 3.6 6.5 1.80
Texas Rangers TEX 29.7 5.08 77 85 .475 4.69 162 162 154 8 9 33 1429.2 1598 823 745 169 541 40 925 38 6 55 6309 1.496 10.1 1.1 3.4 5.8 1.71
Kansas City Royals KCR 27.6 5.09 67 94 .416 4.70 161 161 150 11 5 29 1443.0 1530 820 753 186 531 42 961 54 6 62 6277 1.428 9.5 1.2 3.3 6.0 1.81
Seattle Mariners SEA 30.4 5.14 90 72 .556 4.78 162 162 153 9 8 38 1447.2 1500 833 769 192 598 36 1207 66 5 57 6368 1.449 9.3 1.2 3.7 7.5 2.02
Chicago White Sox CHW 29.4 5.17 80 81 .497 4.73 161 161 155 6 7 52 1422.1 1505 833 748 175 575 45 961 32 9 71 6262 1.462 9.5 1.1 3.6 6.1 1.67
Boston Red Sox BOS 27.8 5.29 78 84 .481 4.85 162 162 155 7 4 40 1451.2 1569 857 782 149 611 52 987 70 1 51 6440 1.502 9.7 0.9 3.8 6.1 1.62
Minnesota Twins MIN 28.1 5.31 68 94 .420 5.00 162 162 152 10 4 30 1434.0 1596 861 796 187 495 31 908 33 6 66 6250 1.458 10.0 1.2 3.1 5.7 1.83
Oakland Athletics OAK 27.8 5.84 65 97 .401 5.48 162 162 160 2 1 38 1445.1 1734 946 880 197 642 54 953 64 4 51 6600 1.644 10.8 1.2 4.0 5.9 1.48
League Totals 28.8 4.94 1122 1142 .496 4.56 2264 2264 2141 123 98 568 20198.1 21281 11177 10242 2468 7859 546 14440 680 76 785 88144 1.443 9.5 1.1 3.5 6.4 1.84

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Kansas City Royals KCR 161 4329 1630 91 168 .985 14 72 42 37% Bob Boone and Tony Muser
Detroit Tigers DET 162 4337 1720 92 146 .985 11 130 48 27% n/a
Baltimore Orioles BAL 162 4383 1665 97 148 .984 7 149 50 25% Davey Johnson
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 162 4328 1536 94 150 .984 11 77 64 45% Cito Gaston and Mel Queen
Cleveland Indians CLE 161 4277 1728 106 159 .983 8 126 54 30% Mike Hargrove
Minnesota Twins MIN 162 4302 1694 101 170 .983 14 85 46 35% Tom Kelly
New York Yankees NYY 162 4403 1704 104 156 .983 19 111 47 30% Joe Torre
Anaheim Angels ANA 162 4364 1592 123 140 .980 19 101 63 38% Terry Collins
Oakland Athletics OAK 162 4336 1765 122 170 .980 5 131 48 27% Art Howe
Texas Rangers TEX 162 4289 1666 121 155 .980 6 60 56 48% Johnny Oates
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 161 4282 1655 121 171 .980 11 106 52 33% Phil Garner
Seattle Mariners SEA 162 4343 1572 126 143 .979 3 99 66 40% Lou Piniella
Chicago White Sox CHW 161 4267 1439 127 131 .978 16 119 52 30% Terry Bevington
Boston Red Sox BOS 162 4355 1696 135 179 .978 36 171 53 24% Jimy Williams
League Totals 2264 60595 23062 1560 2186 .982 180 1537 741 33%