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1997 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  101-61   .623
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Turner Field
Attendance:  3,464,488
Payroll:  $50,488,500
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Marlins)

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Bielecki (37)
Youngest Player:  Andruw Jones (20)
Longest Tenure:  Tom Glavine, Jeff Blauser (11)
Top Hitter:  Chipper Jones (16)
Top Pitcher:  Greg Maddux (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Troy Cameron (#29)

Roster Continuity:  67.21%
Top Prospect:   Andruw Jones
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10161.623--
Florida9270.5689.0
NY Mets8874.54313.0
Montreal7884.48123.0
Philadelphia6894.42033.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Chipper Jones+3b16251990-1-1MLB157597100176413211112057688080619.295.371.479850.3682866794511156.9.314
27Fred McGriff+1b79331981-9-233MLB1525647715625122975068112440522.277.356.441797.350249641435905.6.308
4Jeff Blauser+ss25311984-1-8MLB15151990160314177051701012065913.308.405.482886.3882506233871097.6.349
24Michael Tucker+rf-lf48261992-1-10MLB1384998014125714561274411660417.283.347.445792.349222554377795.7.343
7Kenny Lofton+cf32301988-17-428MLB1224939016420654827206483252310.333.409.428837.374211564364886.6.390
18Ryan Klesko+lf-1b52261989-5-114MLB1434676712223624844448130451212.261.334.490824.354229522364755.6.311
8Javy Lopez+c6726UDFA: 1987MLB123414521222812368114082510149.295.361.534895.378221464307837.3.316
25Andruw Jones+lf9920UDFA: 1993MLB15339960921811870201156107425311.231.329.416745.329166467337544.3.267
20Mark Lemke+2b-311983-27-677MLB1093513386171226203351028510.245.306.316622.281111397288363.4.277
12Eddie Perez+c-29UDFA: 1986MLB7319120415061801103520128.215.259.335594.26364206162142.3.230
14Tony Graffanino+2b-3b-251990-10-256MLB10418633489182064264611353.258.344.446790.34483221153305.3.292
1Keith Lockhart+2b-3b-321986-11-280MLB9614725415363200141710344.279.337.476814.35070169117276.1.273
17Danny Bautista+rf-lf-25UDFA: 1989MLB64103142532392052411213.243.282.398680.2934111284113.6.286
16Mike Mordecai+3b-2b-291989-6-140MLB618181421030161600114.173.227.222449.20818897410.5.212
29John Smoltz+p-301985-22-574MLB3579101830041192200600.228.307.266573.26921946862.4.316
15Denny Neagle+p-281989-3-85MLB327261110170043500901.153.197.208406.187158571-1-0.4.278
2Rafael Belliard+ss-35UDFA: 1980MLB727191530130111700411.211.219.296515.22521776331.4.259
31Greg Maddux+p-311984-2-31MLB31673720041052100600.104.167.134301.14797866-2-0.7.152
47Tom Glavine+p55311984-2-47MLB3163614000700713101701.222.310.222532.25814886741.8.280
23Greg Colbrunn+1b-271987-6-148MLB285431530290021110101.278.316.444760.33324584185.1.317
19Tommy Gregg+1b-rf-331985-7-164MLB1319152000111200000.263.300.368668.2977201524.2.294
33Randall Simon+1b-22UDFA: 1992MLB1314261001001200001.429.467.500967.432715938.9.500
9Tim Spehr+c-301988-5-127MLB814231014100400000.214.214.500714.2987141124.5.222
34Kevin Millwood+p-221993-11-320MLB1112000000001800100.000.077.00077.05501413-2-3.6.000
36Terrell Wade+p-24UDFA: 1991MLB1212030001002500100.250.357.250607.2953151012.5.429
49Chris Brock+p-271992-12-341MLB710010001000200001.100.100.100200.09011010--.125
48Greg Myers+c-311984-3-74MLB99010001001300000.111.200.111311.16111080-0.9.167
11Ed Giovanola+3b-2b-281990-7-178MLB148020000002101002.250.400.250650.279210801.0.286
45Paul Byrd+p-261991-4-113MLB317010001000200200.143.143.143286.1291980-0.7.200
26Mike Bielecki+p-371979-6-147MLB482000000001100000.000.333.000333.2380320-0.0.000
43Mark Wohlers+p-271988-8-190MLB682000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
38Mike Cather+p-261993-41-1151MLB341000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
30Brad Clontz+p-261992-10-285MLB501000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (33 players)162552879114902683717475510858597116052458352143.270.343.426769--2354631243748335.1.310

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
29John Smoltz+5301985-22-574MLB15123.0235357200256.023497862163241101 11.168.230.742.218.470.26.3030.91
47Tom Glavine+9311984-2-47MLB1472.9633335200240.01978679207915234 01.157.390.752.965.700.52.2541.01
15Denny Neagle+4281989-3-85MLB2052.9734344400233.12048777184917236 01.087.870.691.896.630.28.2720.62
31Greg Maddux+3311984-2-31MLB1942.2033335200232.2200585792017706 00.957.740.350.776.850.11.2881.39
43Mark Wohlers+41271988-8-190MLB573.5071000553369.15729274389260 01.377.400.524.9311.940.41.3350.89
26Mike Bielecki+-371979-6-147MLB374.08500007257.15633269216011 01.348.791.413.309.420.35.3030.76
45Paul Byrd+-261991-4-113MLB445.26314009053.04734316283734 11.427.981.024.756.280.76.2610.82
34Kevin Millwood+-221993-11-320MLB534.03128002051.15526231214212 01.489.640.183.687.360.50.3550.63
30Brad Clontz+-261992-10-285MLB513.755100016148.05224203184211 01.469.750.563.387.880.43.3581.07
32Alan Embree+-271989-5-123MLB312.546600015046.03613131204532 11.227.040.203.918.800.44.2991.18
36Terrell Wade+-24UDFA: 1991MLB235.36129001042.06031256163512 01.8112.861.293.437.500.46.4120.76
38Mike Cather+-261993-41-1151MLB242.393500010037.22312101192902 01.125.500.244.546.930.66.2161.48
49Chris Brock+-271992-12-341MLB005.5876001030.23423192191620 11.739.980.595.584.701.19.3200.96
40Chad Fox+-261992-23-633MLB013.29300008027.12412104162840 01.467.901.325.279.220.57.2781.24
50Joe Borowski+-261989-32-821MLB223.75200008024.0271110216600 01.7910.130.756.002.252.67.2910.95
46Kerry Ligtenberg+-26UDFA: 1995MLB103.00150009115.01255441900 01.077.202.402.4011.400.21.2350.37
50John Leroy+-221993-15-432MLB100.001000002.010003300 02.004.500.0013.5013.501.00.2501.00
Totals: (33 players)101613.181621622110141371,4661319581518174450119638--41.428.100.682.767.340.38.280 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Javy LopezC1177925667.9930.00 
Eddie PerezC643922351.9880.00 
Tim SpehrC732420.9470.00 
Greg MyersC2112001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Fred McGriff1B14911919613111.9900.00 
Ryan Klesko1B22633071.0000.00 
Greg Colbrunn1B1454613.9840.00 
Eddie Perez1B6251001.0000.00 
Randall Simon1B6162021.0000.00 
Mike Mordecai1B3112001.0000.00 
Tony Graffanino1B110001.0000.00 
Tommy Gregg1B130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mark Lemke2B1041913091065.9800.00 
Tony Graffanino2B7588178529.9820.00 
Keith Lockhart2B20223719.9830.00 
Rafael Belliard2B715001.0000.00 
Mike Mordecai2B432001.0000.00 
Ed Giovanola2B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chipper Jones3B152772411517.9550.00 
Mike Mordecai3B19911021.0000.00 
Keith Lockhart3B1121121.8670.00 
Ed Giovanola3B803001.0000.00 
Tony Graffanino3B210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff BlauserSS1492043721679.9730.00 
Rafael BelliardSS533664114.9900.00 
Mike MordecaiSS432021.0000.00 
Tony GraffaninoSS202001.0000.00 
Ed GiovanolaSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ryan KleskoLF130182360.9690.00 
Michael TuckerLF5356212.9830.00 
Danny BautistaLF4846111.9790.00 
Chipper JonesLF330001.0000.00 
Tommy GreggLF252001.0000.00 
Andruw JonesLF210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kenny LoftonCF122289551.9830.00 
Andruw JonesCF57139821.9870.00 
Danny BautistaCF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Michael TuckerRF102181440.9790.00 
Andruw JonesRF95148751.9690.00 
Danny BautistaRF10130001.0000.00 
Chipper JonesRF330001.0000.00 
Mike MordecaiRF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mark WohlersP71697210.9001.17 
Alan EmbreeP664617001.0001.57 
Brad ClontzP51480520.7140.94 
Mike BieleckiP50574711.9171.73 
Mike CatherP353717001.0001.94 
John SmoltzP35256293122.9682.11 
Denny NeagleP3423393511.9781.70 
Tom GlavineP33240153514.9801.88 
Greg MadduxP33232164933.9562.52 
Paul ByrdP31536410.9091.70 
Chad FoxP302720001.0000.66 
Joe BorowskiP202443021.0002.63 
Kerry LigtenbergP151510001.0000.60 
Kevin MillwoodP125136001.0001.59 
Terrell WadeP12422510.8751.50 
Chris BrockP73069001.0004.47 
John LeroyP120000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Keith LockhartDH4.0000.00 
Greg ColbrunnDH3.0000.00 
Jeff BlauserDH1.0000.00 
Mike MordecaiDH1.0000.00 


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