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1997 Eastern League

1997 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 709 games, 10 teams, approx. 141 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

April 3, 1997 to September 1, 1997

North Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Portland Sea Dogs FLA 79 63 .556 --
Norwich Navigators NYY 73 69 .514 6
New Britain Rock Cats MIN 70 72 .493 9
Binghamton Mets NYM 66 76 .465 13
New Haven Ravens COL 64 78 .451 15

South Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Harrisburg Senators MON 86 56 .606 --
Bowie Baysox BAL 75 67 .528 11
Reading Phillies PHI 74 68 .521 12
Trenton Thunder BOS 71 70 .504 14.5
Akron Aeros CLE 51 90 .362 34.5

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
Portland Sea Dogs FLA 22.9 5.80 142 5522 4890 824 1407 262 31 191 765 103 79 510 971 .288 .358 .471 .829 2304 110 41 47 34 28
Norwich Navigators NYY 24.3 5.52 142 5524 4806 784 1359 234 30 129 718 109 64 576 917 .283 .365 .424 .790 2040 112 71 32 39 9
Trenton Thunder BOS 24.0 5.43 141 5473 4726 766 1274 236 33 142 697 125 70 578 977 .270 .356 .424 .779 2002 93 76 55 38 19
Akron Aeros CLE 24.2 5.38 141 5409 4671 758 1254 245 28 143 717 73 57 593 936 .268 .356 .425 .781 1984 113 66 39 40 20
Bowie Baysox BAL 23.6 4.94 142 5499 4809 701 1283 260 16 134 644 72 47 540 1001 .267 .346 .411 .757 1977 103 59 53 38 14
Harrisburg Senators MON 23.5 4.87 142 5308 4721 692 1274 227 35 145 631 143 69 431 829 .270 .337 .425 .762 2006 87 65 52 39 27
New Britain Rock Cats MIN 22.8 4.72 142 5270 4543 670 1137 242 29 105 616 121 67 585 914 .250 .339 .386 .725 1752 92 48 53 41 22
New Haven Ravens COL 24.8 4.67 142 5291 4637 663 1216 211 22 119 612 77 69 482 957 .262 .335 .394 .729 1828 95 47 78 47 24
Reading Phillies PHI 24.6 4.63 142 5392 4721 658 1182 201 35 119 595 86 63 493 965 .250 .329 .383 .713 1810 103 77 69 32 27
Binghamton Mets NYM 24.0 4.61 142 5277 4662 654 1197 223 18 182 608 139 71 464 1097 .257 .329 .429 .758 2002 89 56 59 36 29
League Totals 23.9 5.06 1418 53965 47186 7170 12583 2341 277 1409 6603 1048 656 5252 9564 .267 .345 .418 .763 19705 997 606 537 384 219

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
Harrisburg Senators MON 24.2 4.54 86 56 .606 3.78 142 142 137 5 8 42 1243.2 1135 644 522 145 513 11 1087 68 3 49 5359 1.325 8.2 1.0 3.7 7.9 2.12
New Britain Rock Cats MIN 23.4 4.69 70 72 .493 4.32 142 142 132 10 6 38 1209.2 1196 666 581 125 521 13 888 50 6 102 5220 1.419 8.9 0.9 3.9 6.6 1.70
Bowie Baysox BAL 23.8 4.80 75 67 .528 4.14 142 142 137 5 5 37 1250.2 1215 681 576 156 553 42 1029 71 14 77 5391 1.414 8.7 1.1 4.0 7.4 1.86
Norwich Navigators NYY 24.6 4.80 73 69 .514 4.14 142 142 133 9 11 29 1222.1 1235 681 562 107 490 9 999 50 17 82 5351 1.411 9.1 0.8 3.6 7.4 2.04
New Haven Ravens COL 23.6 4.90 64 78 .451 4.43 142 142 131 11 9 31 1214.2 1200 696 598 143 515 29 949 64 11 75 5273 1.412 8.9 1.1 3.8 7.0 1.84
Portland Sea Dogs FLA 24.1 5.13 79 63 .556 4.49 142 142 135 7 5 41 1245.0 1365 728 621 164 426 33 919 66 6 75 5479 1.439 9.9 1.2 3.1 6.6 2.16
Binghamton Mets NYM 23.9 5.15 66 76 .465 4.51 142 142 131 11 8 28 1227.2 1258 732 615 136 553 16 983 37 11 62 5392 1.475 9.2 1.0 4.1 7.2 1.78
Reading Phillies PHI 24.2 5.22 74 68 .521 4.60 142 142 139 3 4 42 1257.1 1309 741 643 169 538 27 959 69 9 48 5528 1.469 9.4 1.2 3.9 6.9 1.78
Trenton Thunder BOS 23.4 5.39 71 70 .504 4.92 141 141 135 6 5 36 1229.1 1313 760 672 132 555 15 900 52 9 66 5487 1.520 9.6 1.0 4.1 6.6 1.62
Akron Aeros CLE 24.7 5.96 51 90 .362 5.26 141 141 125 16 5 19 1197.0 1357 841 700 132 588 24 851 79 17 69 5503 1.625 10.2 1.0 4.4 6.4 1.45
League Totals 24.0 5.06 709 709 .500 4.46 1418 1418 1335 83 66 343 12297.1 12583 7170 6090 1409 5252 219 9564 606 103 705 53983 1.450 9.2 1.0 3.8 7.0 1.82

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
New Britain Rock Cats MIN 142 3629 1575 123 153 .977 25 79 66 46% Al Newman
Trenton Thunder BOS 141 3688 1433 139 115 .974 26 135 55 29% DeMarlo Hale
Reading Phillies PHI 142 3772 1547 155 115 .972 21 90 80 47% Al Leboeuf
Portland Sea Dogs FLA 142 3735 1637 162 155 .971 25 102 41 29% Fredi Gonzalez
Bowie Baysox BAL 142 3752 1545 156 131 .971 20 109 75 41% Joe Ferguson
New Haven Ravens COL 142 3644 1564 155 144 .971 16 127 66 34% Bill Hayes
Binghamton Mets NYM 142 3683 1627 189 146 .966 21 69 65 49% Rick Sweet
Norwich Navigators NYY 142 3667 1514 181 115 .966 20 113 65 37% Trey Hillman
Harrisburg Senators MON 142 3731 1365 195 89 .963 10 77 76 50% Rick Sofield
Akron Aeros CLE 141 3591 1488 194 105 .963 20 147 67 31% Jeff Datz
League Totals 1418 36892 15295 1649 1268 .969 204 1048 656 38%