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Home >> Seasons by League >> 1997 >> American Association

1997 American Association (AAA)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Eastern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Buffalo Bisons*1448757.604--Brian GrahamBruce Aven (853)Travis Driskill (1.49)
    2Indianapolis Indians1448559.5902.0Dave MileyAaron Boone (853)Roger Salkeld (1.72)
    3Nashville Sounds1437469.51712.5Tom SpencerGreg Norton (900)Mike Bertotti (1.83)
    4Louisville Redbirds1435885.40628.5Gaylen PittsTim Costo (853)Brian Barber (1.68)
    Western Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Iowa Cubs1437469.517--Tim JohnsonTerrell Lowery (922)Ben Van Ryn (1.41)
    2New Orleans Zephyrs1447470.5140.5Steve SwisherJ.R. Phillips (859)Trever Miller (1.42)
    3Oklahoma City 89ers1436182.42713.0Greg BiaginiBubba Smith (802)Tanyon Sturtze (1.58)
    4Omaha Royals1446183.42413.5Mike JirschelePork Chop Pough (790)Ken Ray (1.72)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Buffalo BisonsLeague Champions
    Indianapolis IndiansLost in Semi-Finals
    Iowa CubsLost in Finals
    New Orleans ZephyrsLost in Semi-Finals
    1997 American Association Batting Totals
    Buffalo BisonsCLE87571444804711128624221182656996650991057233950110.268.335.4407752116
    Indianapolis IndiansCIN855914447586691257233351506211227051592826283547101.264.333.4227552010
    Iowa CubsCHN74691434779666126525421150627915245389347293436116.265.326.4217472011
    Louisville RedbirdsSLN58851434724611119522039130560936547995341153734117.253.320.3997191883
    Nashville SoundsCHA74691434797706129224623153659814945485943194536120.269.330.4267562043
    New Orleans ZephyrsHOU7470144485563912532423277595585053681436304952131.258.329.3696981790
    Oklahoma City 89ersTEX6182143488162212782663213857713462486105536182938119.262.326.4147402022
    Omaha RoyalsKCA618314447386631235232161786227541434101448163335115.261.321.4297502033
    1997 American Association Pitching Totals
    Buffalo BisonsCLE87573.6614418728125612867115111825099101.439.221.303.656.52
    Indianapolis IndiansCIN85593.571448448124912576694951505159281.429.061.083.716.69
    Iowa CubsCHN74694.1414313633124212656665711504538931.389.
    Louisville RedbirdsSLN58854.241439330124311956115861304799531.358.650.943.476.90
    Nashville SoundsCHA74694.6414311141123312927066361534548591.429.431.123.316.27
    New Orleans ZephyrsHOU74703.50144612712871253639500775368141.398.760.543.755.69
    Oklahoma City 89ersTEX61824.67143103341266127862265713848610551.399.090.983.467.50
    Omaha RoyalsKCA61835.3614480351216123566372417843410141.379.141.323.217.51

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