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1997 League Division Series (3-2): Cleveland Indians (86-75) over New York Yankees (96-66)

WS: FLA-CLE / ALCS: CLE-BAL / NLCS: FLA-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-NYY / BAL-SEA / FLA-SFG / ATL-HOU
 1996 ALDS1 /  1998 ALDS1

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, September 30, 1997 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            5  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     6 11  0
    New York Yankees             0  1  0    1  1  5    0  0  x     8 11  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Hershiser, Morman (5), Plunk (5), Assenmacher (6), Jackson (7)
              NYY - Cone, Mendoza (4), Stanton (7), Nelson (7), Rivera (8)

               WP - Ramiro Mendoza
	       LP - Eric Plunk
             SAVE - Mariano Rivera

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Alomar
              NYY - Jeter, Martinez, O'Neill, Raines

  ATTENDANCE: 57,398

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 2, 1997 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    5  2  0    0  0  0     7 11  1
    New York Yankees             3  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1     5  7  2

    PITCHERS: CLE - Wright, Jackson (7), Assenmacher (7), Mesa (8)
              NYY - Pettitte, Boehringer (6), Lloyd (7), Nelson (9)

               WP - Jaret Wright
	       LP - Andy Pettitte
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Williams
              NYY - Jeter

  ATTENDANCE: 57,360

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 4, 1997 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             1  0  1    4  0  0    0  0  0     6  4  1
    Cleveland Indians            0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  1

    PITCHERS: NYY - Wells
              CLE - Nagy, Ogea (4)

               WP - David Wells
	       LP - Charles Nagy
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - O'Neill
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 45,274

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 5, 1997 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     2  9  1
    Cleveland Indians            0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  1     3  9  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Gooden, Lloyd (6), Nelson (6), Stanton (7), Rivera (8), Mendoza (9)
              CLE - Hershiser, Assenmacher (8), Jackson (8)

               WP - Michael Jackson
	       LP - Ramiro Mendoza
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              CLE - Alomar, Justice

  ATTENDANCE: 45,231

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 6, 1997 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0     3 12  0
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  3    1  0  0    0  0  x     4  7  2

    PITCHERS: NYY - Pettitte, Nelson (7), Stanton (8)
              CLE - Wright, Jackson (6), Assenmacher (7), Mesa (8)

               WP - Jaret Wright
	       LP - Andy Pettitte
             SAVE - Jose Mesa

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 45,203

Series Batting Stats

Cleveland Indians Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Sandy Alomar 5 19 4 6 1 0 2 5 0 2 .316 .316 .684 1.000 0 0 1 125 451 63 146 21 83 0 .324 .900
Paul Assenmacher 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tony Fernandez 4 11 0 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 .182 .167 .273 .439 0 0 0 120 409 55 117 11 44 6 .286 .746
Brian Giles 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0 130 377 62 101 17 61 13 .268 .827
Marquis Grissom 5 17 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .235 .278 .353 .631 0 1 0 144 558 74 146 12 66 22 .262 .713
Orel Hershiser 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250
Michael Jackson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Justice 5 19 3 5 2 0 1 2 2 3 .263 .333 .526 .860 0 0 139 495 84 163 33 101 3 .329 1.013
Jose Mesa 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alvin Morman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Charles Nagy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 34 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .400
Chad Ogea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eric Plunk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manny Ramirez 5 21 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 3 .143 .143 .190 .333 0 0 1 150 561 99 184 26 88 2 .328 .953
Bip Roberts 5 19 1 6 0 0 0 1 2 2 .316 .381 .316 .697 2 1 0 *120 431 63 130 4 44 18 .302 .730
Kevin Seitzer 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 64 198 27 53 2 24 0 .268 .694
Jim Thome 4 15 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 147 496 104 142 40 102 1 .286 1.001
Omar Vizquel 5 18 3 9 0 0 0 1 2 1 .500 .550 .500 1.050 4 0 0 153 565 89 158 5 49 43 .280 .715
Matt Williams 5 17 4 4 1 0 1 3 3 3 .235 .381 .471 .852 0 0 0 151 596 86 157 32 105 12 .263 .795
Jaret Wright 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Totals 65 167 21 43 6 1 4 20 10 22 .257 .302 .377 .679 6 2 161 5556 868 1589 220 118 .286 .825

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Brian Boehringer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wade Boggs 3 7 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .429 .429 .429 .857 0 0 0 104 353 55 103 4 28 0 .292 .769
David Cone 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chad Curtis 4 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 .167 .444 .167 .611 0 0 0 *115 349 59 99 15 55 12 .284 .843
Cecil Fielder 2 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 0 0 98 361 40 94 13 61 0 .260 .768
Andy Fox 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 31 13 7 0 1 2 .226 .626
Joe Girardi 5 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .133 .188 .133 .321 0 0 0 112 398 38 105 1 50 2 .264 .645
Dwight Gooden 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Charlie Hayes 5 15 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333 .313 .333 .646 0 0 3 100 353 39 91 11 53 3 .258 .728
Derek Jeter 5 21 6 7 1 0 2 2 3 5 .333 .417 .667 1.083 1 0 0 159 654 116 190 10 70 23 .291 .775
Graeme Lloyd 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tino Martinez 5 18 1 4 1 0 1 4 2 4 .222 .333 .444 .778 0 0 0 158 594 96 176 44 141 3 .296 .948
Ramiro Mendoza 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Nelson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul O'Neill 5 19 5 8 2 0 2 7 3 0 .421 .500 .842 1.342 0 0 0 149 553 89 179 21 117 10 .324 .912
Andy Pettitte 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jorge Posada 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 60 188 29 47 6 25 1 .250 .768
Scott Pose 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 87 19 19 0 5 3 .218 .556
Tim Raines 5 19 4 4 0 0 1 3 3 1 .211 .304 .368 .673 2 0 0 74 271 56 87 4 38 8 .321 .856
Mariano Rivera 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rey Sanchez 5 15 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .200 .250 .267 .517 0 0 0 *135 343 35 94 2 27 4 .274 .660
Mike Stanley 2 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .750 .800 1.000 1.800 0 0 *125 347 61 103 16 65 0 .297 .900
Mike Stanton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Wells 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bernie Williams 5 17 3 2 1 0 0 1 4 3 .118 .318 .176 .495 0 0 0 129 509 107 167 21 100 15 .328 .952
Totals 75 166 24 43 7 0 6 23 20 26 .259 .346 .410 .755 3 0 162 5710 891 1636 161 99 .287 .798

Cleveland Indians Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Paul Assenmacher 4 0 5.40 0 0 0 0 3.1 2 2 2 2 2 1.200 75 0 2.94 5 0 4 49.0 43 15 53 1.184
Orel Hershiser 2 2 3.97 0 0 0 0 11.1 14 5 5 2 4 1.412 32 32 4.47 14 6 0 195.1 199 69 107 1.372
Michael Jackson 4 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 4.1 3 0 0 1 5 0.923 71 0 3.24 2 5 15 75.0 59 29 74 1.173
Jose Mesa 2 0 2.70 0 0 1 0 3.1 5 1 1 1 2 1.800 66 0 2.40 4 4 16 82.1 83 28 69 1.348
Alvin Morman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 34 0 5.89 0 0 2 18.1 19 14 13 1.800
Charles Nagy 1 1 9.82 0 1 0 0 3.2 2 5 4 6 1 2.182 34 34 4.28 15 11 0 227.0 253 77 149 1.454
Chad Ogea 1 0 1.69 0 0 0 0 5.1 2 1 1 0 1 0.375 21 21 4.99 8 9 0 126.1 139 47 80 1.472
Eric Plunk 1 0 27.00 0 1 0 0 1.1 4 4 4 0 1 3.000 55 0 4.66 4 5 0 65.2 62 36 66 1.492
Jaret Wright 2 2 3.97 2 0 0 0 11.1 11 6 5 7 10 1.588 16 16 4.38 8 3 0 90.1 81 35 63 1.284
Totals 18 5 4.50 3 2 1 0 44.0 43 24 22 20 26 1.432 161 161 4.728 86 75 1425.2 1528 575 1036 1.475

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Brian Boehringer 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 1.200 34 0 2.63 3 2 0 48.0 39 32 53 1.479
David Cone 1 1 16.20 0 0 0 0 3.1 7 6 6 2 2 2.700 29 29 2.82 12 6 0 195.0 155 86 222 1.236
Dwight Gooden 1 1 1.59 0 0 0 0 5.2 5 1 1 3 5 1.412 20 19 4.91 9 5 0 106.1 116 53 66 1.589
Graeme Lloyd 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 46 0 3.31 1 1 1 49.0 55 20 26 1.531
Ramiro Mendoza 2 0 2.45 1 1 0 0 3.2 3 1 1 0 2 0.818 39 15 4.24 8 6 2 133.2 157 28 82 1.384
Jeff Nelson 4 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 0 0 2 0 1.500 77 0 2.86 3 7 2 78.2 53 37 81 1.144
Andy Pettitte 2 2 8.49 0 2 0 0 11.2 15 11 11 1 5 1.371 35 35 2.88 18 7 0 240.1 233 65 166 1.240
Mariano Rivera 2 0 4.50 0 0 1 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 66 0 1.88 6 4 43 71.2 65 20 68 1.186
Mike Stanton 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 2.000 64 0 2.57 6 1 3 66.2 50 34 70 1.260
David Wells 1 1 1.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 5 1 1 0 1 0.556 32 32 4.21 16 10 0 218.0 239 45 156 1.303
Totals 19 5 4.36 2 3 1 1 43.1 43 21 21 10 22 1.223 162 162 3.839 96 66 1467.2 1463 532 1165 1.359

WS: FLA-CLE / ALCS: CLE-BAL / NLCS: FLA-ATL / Div. Series: CLE-NYY / BAL-SEA / FLA-SFG / ATL-HOU
 1996 ALDS1 /  1998 ALDS1

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