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1997 Cleveland Indians

1997 > Class Major League > 1997 American League (Central)
Overall: 86-75
Scored 868 runs, Allowed 815 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-76

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Mike Hargrove
Represented: Cleveland, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Sandy Alomar 31 125 480 451 63 146 37 0 21 83 0 2 19 48 .324 .354 .545 .900 246 16 3 6 1 2
2 Bruce Aven 25 13 20 19 4 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 5 .211 .250 .263 .513 5 0 0 0 0 0
3 Pat Borders 34 55 170 159 17 47 7 1 4 15 0 2 9 27 .296 .341 .428 .769 68 5 2 0 0 0
4 Jeff Branson* 30 29 82 72 5 19 4 0 2 7 0 2 7 17 .264 .329 .403 .732 29 1 1 0 2 0
5 Casey Candaele# 36 14 27 26 5 8 1 0 0 4 1 0 1 1 .308 .333 .346 .679 9 0 0 0 0 0
6 Sean Casey* 22 6 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 2 0 1 0 0 0
7 Bartolo Colon 24 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Einar Diaz 24 5 7 7 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0 0 0 0
9 Tony Fernandez# 35 120 442 409 55 117 21 1 11 44 6 6 22 47 .286 .323 .423 .746 173 11 2 6 3 0
10 Brian Giles* 26 130 451 377 62 101 15 3 17 61 13 3 63 50 .268 .368 .459 .827 173 10 1 3 7 2
11 Marquis Grissom 30 144 622 558 74 146 27 6 12 66 22 13 43 89 .262 .317 .396 .713 221 12 6 6 9 1
12 Orel Hershiser 38 32 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 1 1 0 0
13 Trent Hubbard 33 7 13 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 .250 .308 .333 .641 4 0 0 0 0 0
14 Damian Jackson 23 8 10 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 0 1 0 0 0
15 David Justice* 31 139 582 495 84 163 31 1 33 101 3 5 80 79 .329 .418 .596 1.013 295 12 0 0 7 11
16 Albie Lopez 25 37 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Jeff Manto 32 16 31 30 3 8 3 0 2 7 0 0 1 10 .267 .290 .567 .857 17 2 0 0 0 0
18 Kevin Mitchell 35 20 69 59 7 9 1 0 4 11 1 0 9 11 .153 .275 .373 .648 22 2 1 0 0 2
19 Alvin Morman* 28 34 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Charles Nagy* 30 34 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 Chad Ogea 26 21 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Eric Plunk 33 56 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Manny Ramirez 25 150 651 561 99 184 40 0 26 88 2 3 79 115 .328 .415 .538 .953 302 19 7 0 4 5
24 Kevin Seitzer 35 64 220 198 27 53 14 0 2 24 0 0 18 25 .268 .326 .369 .694 73 6 0 2 2 0
25 Richie Sexson 22 5 11 11 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273 .273 .273 .545 3 2 0 0 0 0
26 Paul Shuey 26 40 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Jim Thome* 26 147 627 496 104 142 25 0 40 102 1 1 120 146 .286 .423 .579 1.001 287 9 3 0 8 9
28 Omar Vizquel# 30 153 642 565 89 158 23 6 5 49 43 12 57 58 .280 .347 .368 .715 208 16 2 16 2 1
29 Matt Williams 31 151 636 596 86 157 32 3 32 105 12 4 34 108 .263 .307 .488 .795 291 14 4 0 2 4
30 Enrique Wilson# 23 5 15 15 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 5 0 0 0 0 0
31 Jaret Wright 21 16 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 Players 29.8 161 6304 5556 868 1589 301 22 220 810 118 59 617 955 .286 .358 .467 .825 2594 152 37 45 49 39
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Brian Anderson* 25 4 2 .667 4.69 8 8 0 0 0 0 48.0 55 28 25 7 11 0 22 0 0 1 199 1.375 10.3 1.3 2.1 4.1 2.00
2 Paul Assenmacher* 36 5 0 1.000 2.94 75 0 20 0 0 4 49.0 43 17 16 5 15 5 53 1 0 4 205 1.184 7.9 0.9 2.8 9.7 3.53
3 Bartolo Colon 24 4 7 .364 5.65 19 17 0 1 0 0 94.0 107 66 59 12 45 1 66 3 0 5 427 1.617 10.2 1.1 4.3 6.3 1.47
4 Danny Graves 23 0 0 4.76 5 0 2 0 0 0 11.1 15 8 6 2 9 0 4 0 0 0 56 2.118 11.9 1.6 7.1 3.2 0.44
5 Orel Hershiser 38 14 6 .700 4.47 32 32 0 1 0 0 195.1 199 105 97 26 69 2 107 11 0 11 826 1.372 9.2 1.2 3.2 4.9 1.55
6 Michael Jackson 32 2 5 .286 3.24 71 0 38 0 0 15 75.0 59 33 27 3 29 5 74 4 0 2 313 1.173 7.1 0.4 3.5 8.9 2.55
7 Jeff Juden 26 0 1 .000 5.46 8 5 0 0 0 0 31.1 32 21 19 6 15 0 29 1 0 1 141 1.500 9.2 1.7 4.3 8.3 1.93
8 Steve Kline* 24 3 1 .750 5.81 20 1 0 0 0 0 26.1 42 19 17 6 13 1 17 1 1 3 130 2.089 14.4 2.1 4.4 5.8 1.31
9 Albie Lopez 25 3 7 .300 6.93 37 6 10 0 0 0 76.2 101 61 59 11 40 9 63 4 0 5 364 1.839 11.9 1.3 4.7 7.4 1.58
10 Jack McDowell 31 3 3 .500 5.09 8 6 0 0 0 0 40.2 44 25 23 6 18 1 38 1 0 1 181 1.525 9.7 1.3 4.0 8.4 2.11
11 Jose Mesa 31 4 4 .500 2.40 66 0 38 0 0 16 82.1 83 28 22 7 28 3 69 3 0 1 356 1.348 9.1 0.8 3.1 7.5 2.46
12 Alvin Morman* 28 0 0 5.89 34 0 7 0 0 2 18.1 19 13 12 2 14 3 13 1 0 1 86 1.800 9.3 1.0 6.9 6.4 0.93
13 Charles Nagy 30 15 11 .577 4.28 34 34 0 1 1 0 227.0 253 115 108 27 77 4 149 7 0 5 991 1.454 10.0 1.1 3.1 5.9 1.94
14 Chad Ogea 26 8 9 .471 4.99 21 21 0 1 0 0 126.1 139 79 70 13 47 4 80 5 2 4 552 1.472 9.9 0.9 3.3 5.7 1.70
15 Eric Plunk 33 4 5 .444 4.66 55 0 22 0 0 0 65.2 62 37 34 12 36 7 66 1 0 6 293 1.492 8.5 1.6 4.9 9.0 1.83
16 Paul Shuey 26 4 2 .667 6.20 40 0 16 0 0 2 45.0 52 31 31 5 28 3 46 1 0 2 212 1.778 10.4 1.0 5.6 9.2 1.64
17 John Smiley* 32 2 4 .333 5.54 6 6 0 0 0 0 37.1 45 23 23 9 10 0 26 1 0 3 160 1.473 10.8 2.2 2.4 6.3 2.60
18 Jaret Wright 21 8 3 .727 4.38 16 16 0 0 0 0 90.1 81 45 44 9 35 0 63 5 0 1 388 1.284 8.1 0.9 3.5 6.3 1.80
18 Players 30.0 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
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Sandy Alomar 119 743 40 12 8 .985 6.58 3 84 38 31%
Pat Borders 53 312 19 0 2 1.000 6.25 5 36 14 28%
Einar Diaz 5 18 3 1 0 .955 4.20 0 6 2 25%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Thome 145 1233 95 10 123 .993 9.16
Kevin Seitzer 19 146 13 0 17 1.000 8.37
Jeff Manto 6 35 1 0 4 1.000 6.00
Richie Sexson 2 11 1 0 0 1.000 6.00
Sean Casey 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Fernandez 109 207 295 10 59 .980 4.61
Jeff Branson 19 21 51 1 10 .986 3.79
Casey Candaele 9 10 25 0 4 1.000 3.89
Damian Jackson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Enrique Wilson 1 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Williams 151 89 301 12 21 .970 2.58
Kevin Seitzer 13 3 20 3 0 .885 1.77
Jeff Manto 7 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.57
Jeff Branson 6 2 8 0 2 1.000 1.67
Casey Candaele 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Omar Vizquel 152 245 429 10 98 .985 4.43
Tony Fernandez 10 12 26 1 7 .974 3.80
Damian Jackson 5 7 7 0 2 1.000 2.80
Enrique Wilson 4 6 10 1 4 .941 4.00
Jeff Branson 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Giles 82 0.00
David Justice 74 0.00
Bruce Aven 10 0.00
Trent Hubbard 5 0.00
Jeff Manto 1 0.00
Kevin Mitchell 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marquis Grissom 144 0.00
Brian Giles 20 0.00
Bruce Aven 1 0.00
Trent Hubbard 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Ramirez 146 0.00
Brian Giles 25 0.00
David Justice 5 0.00
Bruce Aven 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Ramirez 146 259 10 7 2 .975 1.84
Marquis Grissom 144 356 7 3 3 .992 2.52
Brian Giles 115 201 7 6 1 .972 1.81
David Justice 78 120 3 2 0 .984 1.58
Bruce Aven 13 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.23
Trent Hubbard 6 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jeff Manto 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kevin Mitchell 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Assenmacher 75 5 6 0 0 1.000 0.15
Michael Jackson 71 5 15 0 4 1.000 0.28
Jose Mesa 66 5 7 1 2 .923 0.18
Eric Plunk 55 2 4 2 0 .750 0.11
Paul Shuey 40 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.25
Albie Lopez 37 4 13 0 1 1.000 0.46
Alvin Morman 34 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.06
Charles Nagy 34 16 45 0 0 1.000 1.79
Orel Hershiser 32 20 29 4 2 .925 1.53
Chad Ogea 21 8 17 5 1 .833 1.19
Steve Kline 20 2 1 1 0 .750 0.15
Bartolo Colon 19 6 17 5 3 .821 1.21
Jaret Wright 16 5 10 0 1 1.000 0.94
Brian Anderson 8 0 11 0 0 1.000 1.38
Jeff Juden 8 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.38
Jack McDowell 8 3 6 0 0 1.000 1.13
John Smiley 6 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.67
Danny Graves 5 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sandy Alomar 31 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Jun 18, 1966 Salinas, PR 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Brian Anderson 25 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 26, 1972 Portsmouth, VA, US 1997-06-12 1997-09-24
Paul Assenmacher 36 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 10, 1960 Detroit, MI, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-27
Bruce Aven 25 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Mar 4, 1972 Orange, TX, US 1997-08-27 1997-09-28
Pat Borders 34 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 14, 1963 Columbus, OH, US 1997-04-03 1997-09-27
Jeff Branson 30 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 26, 1967 Waynesboro, MS, US 1997-08-03 1997-09-28
Casey Candaele 36 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 12, 1961 Lompoc, CA, US 1997-05-26 1997-07-13
Sean Casey 22 L R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 2, 1974 Willingboro, NJ, US 1997-09-12 1997-09-28
Terry Clark 36 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 18, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US 1997-07-14 1997-07-29
Bartolo Colon 24 R R 5' 11.0" 285 May 24, 1973 Altamira, Puerto Plata, DO 1997-04-04 1997-09-27
Chad Curtis 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 6, 1968 Marion, IN, US 1997-04-04 1997-05-13
Einar Diaz 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 28, 1972 Chiriqui, PA 1997-09-16 1997-09-27
Tony Fernandez 35 S R 6' 2.0" 165 Jun 30, 1962 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 1997-04-04 1997-09-27
Julio Franco 38 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Aug 23, 1958 Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor, DO 1997-04-02 1997-07-29
Brian Giles 26 L L 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 20, 1971 El Cajon, CA, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Danny Graves 23 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 7, 1973 Saigon, VN 1997-05-26 1997-06-08
Marquis Grissom 30 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 17, 1967 Atlanta, GA, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Orel Hershiser 38 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 16, 1958 Buffalo, NY, US 1997-04-03 1997-09-25
Trent Hubbard 33 R R 5' 8.0" 180 May 11, 1964 Chicago, IL, US 1997-05-26 1997-06-29
Damian Jackson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 16, 1973 Los Angeles, CA, US 1997-05-22 1997-07-28
Michael Jackson 32 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 22, 1964 Houston, TX, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-27
Jason Jacome 26 L L 6' 1.0" 155 Nov 24, 1970 Tulsa, OK, US 1997-06-21 1997-09-27
Jeff Juden 26 R R 6' 7.0" 245 Jan 19, 1971 Salem, MA, US 1997-08-05 1997-09-27
David Justice 31 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 14, 1966 Cincinnati, OH, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Steve Kline 24 S L 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 22, 1972 Sunbury, PA, US 1997-04-02 1997-06-29
Albie Lopez 25 R R 6' 2.0" 240 Aug 18, 1971 Mesa, AZ, US 1997-04-04 1997-09-27
Jeff Manto 32 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 23, 1964 Bristol, PA, US 1997-08-13 1997-09-28
Jack McDowell 31 R R 6' 5.0" 180 Jan 16, 1966 Van Nuys, CA, US 1997-04-06 1997-05-12
Jose Mesa 31 R R 6' 3.0" 170 May 22, 1966 Pueblo Viejo, Azua, DO 1997-04-11 1997-09-28
Kevin Mitchell 35 R R 5' 10.0" 186 Jan 13, 1962 San Diego, CA, US 1997-04-02 1997-05-22
Alvin Morman 28 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 6, 1969 Rockingham, NC, US 1997-05-13 1997-09-27
Charles Nagy 30 L R 6' 3.0" 200 May 5, 1967 Bridgeport, CT, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Chad Ogea 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 9, 1970 Lake Charles, LA, US 1997-04-05 1997-09-26
Eric Plunk 33 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Sep 3, 1963 Wilmington, CA, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Manny Ramirez 25 R R 6' 0.0" 225 May 30, 1972 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Bip Roberts 33 S R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 27, 1963 Berkeley, CA, US 1997-09-02 1997-09-27
Kevin Seitzer 35 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 26, 1962 Springfield, IL, US 1997-04-04 1997-09-28
Richie Sexson 22 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Dec 29, 1974 Portland, OR, US 1997-09-14 1997-09-27
Paul Shuey 26 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 16, 1970 Lima, OH, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-25
John Smiley 32 L L 6' 4.0" 180 Mar 17, 1965 Phoenixville, PA, US 1997-08-02 1997-08-30
Jim Thome 26 L R 6' 4.0" 250 Aug 27, 1970 Peoria, IL, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Omar Vizquel 30 S R 5' 9.0" 180 Apr 24, 1967 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
David Weathers 27 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 25, 1969 Lawrenceburg, TN, US 1997-07-13 1997-09-25
Matt Williams 31 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 28, 1965 Bishop, CA, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Enrique Wilson 23 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 27, 1973 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 1997-09-24 1997-09-28
Jaret Wright 21 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Dec 29, 1975 Anaheim, CA, US 1997-06-24 1997-09-27

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