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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-04-01@ HOU1L  1-20-1444,618John SmoltzShane ReynoldsShane ReynoldsJohn SmoltzBilly Wagner12-1
1997-04-02@ HOU2L  3-40-2416,308Greg MadduxMike HamptonMike HamptonGreg MadduxBilly Wagner46-2
1997-04-03@ HOU3W  3-21-2317,963Tom GlavineDarryl KileTom GlavineDarryl KileMark Wohlers78-1
1997-04-04vs CHN4W  5-42-2345,044 Denny NeagleKevin FosterBrad ClontzTerry AdamsMark Wohlers12120
1997-04-05vs CHN5W  11-53-2245,698 John SmoltzDave SwartzbaughJohn SmoltzLarry Casian 23176
1997-04-06vs CHN6W  4-04-2241,318 Greg MadduxTerry MulhollandGreg MadduxTerry Mulholland 271710
1997-04-08vs HOU7W  4-25-2231,064 Tom GlavineMike HamptonTom GlavineMike HamptonMark Wohlers311912
1997-04-09vs HOU8W  4-36-2233,986 Denny NeagleDarryl KileAlan EmbreeJose Lima 352213
1997-04-10vs HOU9L  3-56-3233,637 John SmoltzChris HoltChris HoltJohn SmoltzJohn Hudek382711
1997-04-12@ CHN10W  2-17-3223,944Greg MadduxTerry MulhollandMike BieleckiBob PattersonMark Wohlers402812
1997-04-13@ CHN11W  6-48-3121,244Tom GlavineSteve TrachselBrad ClontzTurk WendellMark Wohlers463214
1997-04-14vs CIN12W  15-59-3131,427 Denny NeaglePete SchourekDenny NeaglePete Schourek 613724
1997-04-15vs CIN13W  3-010-3131,962 John SmoltzKent MerckerJohn SmoltzKent Mercker 643727
1997-04-16vs CIN14W  7-111-3138,411 Terrell WadeJohn SmileyPaul ByrdJohn Smiley 713833
1997-04-18@ COL15W  14-012-3148,070Tom GlavineJamey WrightTom GlavineJamey Wright 853847
1997-04-19@ COL16W  8-713-3148,065Denny NeagleKevin RitzDenny NeagleKevin RitzMike Bielecki934548
1997-04-20@ COL17L  2-913-4148,155John SmoltzDarren HolmesDarren HolmesJohn Smoltz 955441
1997-04-22@ SFN18W  4-014-4118,404Greg MadduxWilliam VanLandinghamGreg MadduxWilliam VanLandingham 995445
1997-04-23@ SFN19L  3-414-5117,050Tom GlavineKirk RueterDoug HenryAlan Embree 1025844
1997-04-25vs SDN20W  5-415-5143,376 Denny NeagleSterling HitchcockDenny NeagleWill CunnaneMark Wohlers1076245
1997-04-26vs SDN21W  3-216-5145,473 John SmoltzAndy AshbyMark WohlersTrevor Hoffman 1106446
1997-04-27vs SDN22W  2-017-5136,399 Greg MadduxFernando ValenzuelaGreg MadduxFernando Valenzuela 1126448
1997-04-28vs LAN23W  14-018-5128,357 Tom GlavineRamon MartinezTom GlavineRamon Martinez 1266462
1997-04-29vs LAN24L  2-618-6135,442 Terrell WadeChan Ho ParkChan Ho ParkTerrell Wade 1287058
1997-04-30@ CIN25W  12-319-6118,278Denny NeagleKent MerckerDenny NeagleKent Mercker 1407367
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-05-01@ CIN26W  4-220-6119,991John SmoltzDave BurbaJohn SmoltzDave BurbaMark Wohlers1447569
1997-05-02vs PIT27L  2-320-7137,577 Greg MadduxJason SchmidtChris PetersMike BieleckiRich Loiselle1467868
1997-05-03vs PIT28L  0-320-8146,602 Tom GlavineEsteban LoaizaEsteban LoaizaTom GlavineRicardo Rincon1468165
1997-05-04vs PIT29W  3-121-8142,037 Terrell WadeFrancisco CordovaTerrell WadeFrancisco CordovaMark Wohlers1498267
1997-05-05@ SLN30W  2-122-8126,113Denny NeagleAlan BenesDenny NeagleAlan BenesMark Wohlers1518368
1997-05-06@ SLN31L  3-422-9128,620John SmoltzMatt MorrisT.J. MathewsMike BieleckiDennis Eckersley1548767
1997-05-07@ FLO32W  3-223-9126,838Greg MadduxPat RappPaul ByrdJay PowellMike Bielecki1578968
1997-05-08@ FLO33L  1-523-10132,088Tom GlavineTony SaundersTony SaundersTom Glavine 1589464
1997-05-09@ PIT34L  0-923-11118,006Terrell WadeFrancisco CordovaFrancisco CordovaTerrell Wade 15810355
1997-05-10@ PIT35W  9-324-11134,143Denny NeagleJon LieberDenny NeagleJon Lieber 16710661
1997-05-11@ PIT36W  8-225-11129,895John SmoltzSteve CookeJohn SmoltzSteve Cooke 17510867
1997-05-12@ PIT37W  10-226-11112,114Greg MadduxJason SchmidtGreg MadduxJason Schmidt 18511075
1997-05-13vs FLO38L  5-1126-12138,365 Terrell WadeTony SaundersTony SaundersTerrell Wade 19012169
1997-05-14vs FLO39L  3-426-13138,902 Denny NeagleKevin BrownKevin BrownMike BieleckiRobb Nen19312568
1997-05-16vs SLN40W  1-027-13146,626 Greg MadduxAlan BenesJoe BorowskiJohn Frascatore 19412569
1997-05-17vs SLN41W  11-628-13148,366 John SmoltzMatt MorrisJohn SmoltzMatt Morris 20513174
1997-05-18vs SLN42W  5-129-13135,046 Tom GlavineAndy BenesTom GlavineAndy Benes 21013278
1997-05-19vs SLN43W  7-330-13133,497 Denny NeagleTodd StottlemyreDenny NeagleTodd Stottlemyre 21713582
1997-05-20vs MON44W  4-231-13138,278 Terrell WadeDustin HermansonTerrell WadeDustin HermansonMark Wohlers22113784
1997-05-21vs MON45W  3-232-13141,528 Greg MadduxJim BullingerGreg MadduxUgueth Urbina 22413985
1997-05-23@ LAN46W  4-233-13138,735John SmoltzPedro AstacioJohn SmoltzPedro AstacioMark Wohlers22814187
1997-05-24@ LAN47L  3-1033-14149,074Tom GlavineRamon MartinezRamon MartinezTom Glavine 23115180
1997-05-25@ LAN48L  0-233-15140,417Denny NeagleIsmael ValdezIsmael ValdezDenny NeagleTodd Worrell23115378
1997-05-26@ SDN49W  12-534-15117,265Terrell WadeTim WorrellJoe BorowskiTim Worrell 24315885
1997-05-27@ SDN50W  9-235-15118,231Greg MadduxJoey HamiltonGreg MadduxJoey Hamilton 25216092
1997-05-29vs SFN51L  2-435-16138,844 John SmoltzShawn EstesShawn EstesJohn SmoltzRod Beck25416490
1997-05-30vs SFN52W  3-236-16145,181 Tom GlavineKeith FoulkeMark WohlersDoug Henry 25716691
1997-05-31vs SFN53L  4-636-17146,445 Denny NeagleWilliam VanLandinghamJim PooleJoe BorowskiRod Beck26117289
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-06-01vs SFN54W  4-337-17146,501 Terrell WadeKirk RueterMike BieleckiJim PooleMark Wohlers26517590
1997-06-02vs SDN55L  4-537-18133,659 Greg MadduxHeath MurrayHeath MurrayGreg MadduxTrevor Hoffman26918089
1997-06-03vs SDN56L  2-537-19141,902 John SmoltzFernando ValenzuelaPete SmithMark WohlersTrevor Hoffman27118586
1997-06-04@ MON57W  6-338-19116,429Tom GlavineJeff JudenTom GlavineJeff Juden 27718889
1997-06-05@ MON58W  9-039-19112,212Denny NeagleDustin HermansonDenny NeagleDustin Hermanson 28618898
1997-06-06@ SFN59W  9-540-19116,948Terrell WadeKirk RueterPaul ByrdJoe Roa 295193102
1997-06-07@ SFN60W  5-241-19130,440Greg MadduxMark GardnerGreg MadduxDoug HenryMark Wohlers300195105
1997-06-08@ SFN61L  3-541-20136,689John SmoltzShawn EstesJim PooleJohn SmoltzRod Beck303200103
1997-06-09@ COL62L  3-841-21148,047Tom GlavineRoger BaileyRoger BaileyTom Glavine 30620898
1997-06-10@ COL63W  8-342-21148,103Denny NeagleKevin RitzDenny NeagleKevin Ritz 314211103
1997-06-11@ COL64L  6-942-22148,633Chris BrockJohn ThomsonJohn ThomsonBrad Clontz 320220100
1997-06-13vs BAL65L  3-442-23148,334 Greg MadduxJimmy KeyJimmy KeyGreg MadduxRandy Myers32322499
1997-06-14vs BAL66L  4-642-24147,344 John SmoltzMike MussinaArthur RhodesJoe BorowskiRandy Myers32723097
1997-06-15vs BAL67L  3-542-25148,088 Tom GlavineScott EricksonTerry MathewsMark WohlersRandy Myers33023595
1997-06-16@ TOR68W  3-043-25134,409Denny NeagleRoger ClemensDenny NeagleRoger Clemens 33323598
1997-06-17@ TOR69W  8-744-25131,356Greg MadduxLuis AndujarGreg MadduxLuis AndujarMark Wohlers34124299
1997-06-18@ TOR70L  3-544-26131,717John SmoltzWoody WilliamsWoody WilliamsJohn SmoltzMike Timlin34424797
1997-06-20@ PHI71W  4-145-26120,648Tom GlavineMark LeiterTom GlavineMark Leiter 348248100
1997-06-21@ PHI72W  9-846-26124,309Denny NeagleMatt BeechBrad ClontzRon BlazierMark Wohlers357256101
1997-06-22@ PHI73W  12-547-26125,534Greg MadduxGarrett StephensonGreg MadduxGarrett Stephenson 369261108
1997-06-23@ NYN74L  2-347-27122,193John SmoltzRick ReedRick ReedJohn Smoltz 371264107
1997-06-24@ NYN75L  5-647-28126,663Chris BrockMark ClarkGreg McMichaelMark Wohlers 376270106
1997-06-25@ NYN76W  14-748-28127,980Tom GlavineBobby JonesTom GlavineBobby Jones 390277113
1997-06-26vs PHI77W  5-449-28141,762 Denny NeagleMatt BeechDenny NeagleMatt BeechMark Wohlers395281114
1997-06-27vs PHI78W  7-150-28148,234 Greg MadduxGarrett StephensonGreg MadduxGarrett Stephenson 402282120
1997-06-28vs PHI79W  9-151-28148,557 John SmoltzCurt SchillingJohn SmoltzCurt Schilling 411283128
1997-06-29vs PHI80W  6-552-28147,902 Chris BrockScott RuffcornMike BieleckiBilly BrewerMark Wohlers417288129
1997-06-30@ NYA81L  0-152-29139,887Tom GlavineAndy PettitteMike StantonMike Bielecki 417289128
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-07-01@ NYA82W  3-153-29139,596Denny NeagleRamiro MendozaDenny NeagleRamiro MendozaMark Wohlers420290130
1997-07-02@ NYA83W  2-054-29136,606Greg MadduxDwight GoodenGreg MadduxDwight Gooden 422290132
1997-07-03@ MON84W  15-255-29118,064John SmoltzJim BullingerJohn SmoltzJim Bullinger 437292145
1997-07-04@ MON85W  6-356-29119,939Chris BrockCarlos PerezBrad ClontzUgueth UrbinaMark Wohlers443295148
1997-07-05@ MON86W  5-357-29124,788Tom GlavinePedro MartinezTom GlavinePedro MartinezMark Wohlers448298150
1997-07-06@ MON87L  2-657-30121,316Denny NeagleJeff JudenJeff JudenDenny Neagle 450304146
1997-07-10vs NYN88L  7-1057-31147,685 John SmoltzDave MlickiGreg McMichaelMike BieleckiJohn Franco457314143
1997-07-11vs NYN89L  7-957-32140,094 Tom GlavineArmando ReynosoCory LidleTom GlavineJohn Franco464323141
1997-07-12vs NYN90W  7-458-32148,091 Greg MadduxMark ClarkGreg MadduxMark ClarkMark Wohlers471327144
1997-07-13vs NYN91L  6-758-33142,111 Denny NeagleBobby JonesGreg McMichaelMike BieleckiJohn Franco477334143
1997-07-14vs PHI92W  10-659-33138,118 Chris BrockTyler GreenKevin MillwoodBilly BrewerMark Wohlers487340147
1997-07-15vs PHI93L  1-859-34139,494 John SmoltzGarrett StephensonGarrett StephensonJohn Smoltz 488348140
1997-07-16vs COL94W  2-160-34148,400 Tom GlavineJohn ThomsonTom GlavineJerry DiPotoMark Wohlers490349141
1997-07-17vs COL95W  8-261-34148,024 Greg MadduxBill SwiftGreg MadduxBill Swift 498351147
1997-07-18vs LAN96W  4-162-34148,721 Denny NeagleDennys ReyesDenny NeagleDennys ReyesMark Wohlers502352150
1997-07-19vs LAN97L  1-462-35149,758 Kevin MillwoodPedro AstacioPedro AstacioKevin MillwoodScott Radinsky503356147
1997-07-20vs LAN98L  3-862-36148,414 John SmoltzChan Ho ParkChan Ho ParkJohn Smoltz 506364142
1997-07-21vs LAN99W  5-463-36149,318 Tom GlavineHideo NomoAlan EmbreeDarren Dreifort 511368143
1997-07-22@ CHN100W  4-164-3710Greg MadduxGeremi GonzalezGreg MadduxGeremi Gonzalez 515369146
1997-07-22@ CHN101L  4-564-37131,804Denny NeagleTerry MulhollandKent BottenfieldMike CatherMel Rojas519374145
1997-07-23@ CHN102L  1-364-38134,230Kevin MillwoodKevin TapaniKevin TapaniKevin MillwoodMel Rojas520377143
1997-07-25@ CIN103W  7-365-38134,931John SmoltzPete SchourekJohn SmoltzPete Schourek 527380147
1997-07-26@ CIN104L  6-765-39133,115Tom GlavineKent MerckerJeff ShawMark Wohlers 533387146
1997-07-27@ CIN105W  3-266-39130,167Greg MadduxDave BurbaGreg MadduxDave BurbaMark Wohlers536389147
1997-07-28vs CHN106W  6-067-39147,266 Denny NeagleKevin TapaniDenny NeagleKevin Tapani 542389153
1997-07-29vs CHN107W  7-268-39144,131 Kevin MillwoodSteve TrachselKevin MillwoodSteve Trachsel 549391158
1997-07-30vs CHN108W  6-569-39143,090 John SmoltzKevin FosterAlan EmbreeMel Rojas 555396159
1997-07-31@ FLO109L  0-169-40118,409Paul ByrdTony SaundersTony SaundersPaul ByrdRobb Nen555397158
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-08-01@ FLO110L  2-369-41140,669Greg MadduxKevin BrownJay PowellMike Cather 557400157
1997-08-02@ FLO111W  4-270-41141,643Denny NeagleAl LeiterDenny NeagleAl LeiterMark Wohlers561402159
1997-08-03@ FLO112L  4-870-42141,193Kevin MillwoodAlex FernandezAlex FernandezKevin Millwood 565410155
1997-08-04@ PIT113W  6-071-42121,609John SmoltzSteve CookeJohn SmoltzSteve Cooke 571410161
1997-08-05@ PIT114L  4-571-43120,069Tom GlavineJason SchmidtJason SchmidtTom GlavineRich Loiselle575415160
1997-08-06vs SLN115W  4-372-43146,880 Greg MadduxAndy BenesMark WohlersMark Petkovsek 579418161
1997-08-07vs SLN116W  3-073-43146,687 Denny NeagleTodd StottlemyreDenny NeagleTodd StottlemyreMark Wohlers582418164
1997-08-08vs FLO117L  4-673-44149,335 Paul ByrdAlex FernandezAlex FernandezPaul ByrdRobb Nen586424162
1997-08-09vs FLO118W  4-374-44147,552 John SmoltzLivan HernandezJohn SmoltzRob StaniferMark Wohlers590427163
1997-08-10vs FLO119L  2-474-45147,649 Tom GlavineTony SaundersJay PowellMike BieleckiRobb Nen592431161
1997-08-11vs FLO120W  2-175-45147,870 Greg MadduxKevin BrownMark WohlersFelix Heredia 594432162
1997-08-12vs PIT121L  2-575-46142,435 Denny NeagleEsteban LoaizaClint SodowskyMark WohlersRich Loiselle596437159
1997-08-13vs PIT122L  1-275-47140,793 John SmoltzJon LieberJon LieberJohn SmoltzRich Loiselle597439158
1997-08-15@ SLN123L  2-375-48143,863Tom GlavineManny AybarCurtis KingMike Cather 599442157
1997-08-16@ SLN124W  5-376-48147,229Greg MadduxMatt MorrisGreg MadduxMatt MorrisMark Wohlers604445159
1997-08-17@ SLN125L  1-376-49140,968Denny NeagleAndy BenesCurtis KingDenny NeagleDennis Eckersley605448157
1997-08-19@ HOU126W  4-377-49132,145John SmoltzMike HamptonJohn SmoltzMike HamptonMark Wohlers609451158
1997-08-20@ HOU127W  3-178-49125,593Tom GlavineShane ReynoldsTom GlavineShane ReynoldsMark Wohlers612452160
1997-08-22vs CIN128W  6-279-49148,937 Greg MadduxMike RemlingerGreg MadduxMike Remlinger 618454164
1997-08-23vs CIN129W  10-380-49148,499 Denny NeagleBrett TomkoDenny NeagleBrett Tomko 628457171
1997-08-24vs CIN130L  4-680-50145,577 John SmoltzMike MorganJeff ShawChad FoxStan Belinda632463169
1997-08-26vs HOU131W  7-681-50137,313 Tom GlavineShane ReynoldsBrad ClontzBilly Wagner 639469170
1997-08-27vs HOU132L  4-681-51133,019 Greg MadduxChris HoltJohn HudekPaul ByrdJose Lima643475168
1997-08-28vs HOU133W  4-282-51137,849 Denny NeagleDarryl KileDenny NeagleDarryl KileMark Wohlers647477170
1997-08-29@ BOS134W  9-183-51132,577John SmoltzAaron SeleJohn SmoltzAaron Sele 656478178
1997-08-30@ BOS135W  15-284-51132,865Kevin MillwoodTim WakefieldKevin MillwoodTim Wakefield 671480191
1997-08-31@ BOS136W  7-385-51133,147Tom GlavineSteve AveryTom GlavineSteve Avery 678483195
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-09-01vs DET137L  2-485-52138,950 Greg MadduxBrian MoehlerBrian MoehlerGreg MadduxTodd Jones680487193
1997-09-02vs DET138W  5-086-52132,308 Denny NeagleGreg KeagleDenny NeagleGreg Keagle 685487198
1997-09-03vs DET139L  4-1286-53136,556 John SmoltzWillie BlairWillie BlairJohn Smoltz 689499190
1997-09-04@ SDN140W  8-787-53112,804Kevin MillwoodPete SmithMark WohlersTim Worrell 697506191
1997-09-05@ SDN141L  2-687-54121,492Tom GlavineAndy AshbyAndy AshbyTom Glavine 699512187
1997-09-06@ SDN142W  9-188-54132,099Greg MadduxSterling HitchcockGreg MadduxSterling Hitchcock 708513195
1997-09-07@ SDN143W  4-089-54121,052Denny NeagleJoey HamiltonDenny NeagleJoey Hamilton 712513199
1997-09-09@ LAN144W  4-390-54137,270John SmoltzIsmael ValdezJohn SmoltzIsmael ValdezMark Wohlers716516200
1997-09-10@ LAN145W  7-091-54141,564Tom GlavineRamon MartinezTom GlavineRamon Martinez 723516207
1997-09-12vs COL146L  1-391-55147,772 Greg MadduxJohn ThomsonMike MunozMark WohlersJerry DiPoto724519205
1997-09-13vs COL147L  6-1091-56149,097 Denny NeagleRoger BaileyDarren HolmesMike CatherMike DeJean730529201
1997-09-14vs COL148L  0-491-57146,245 John SmoltzPedro AstacioPedro AstacioJohn Smoltz 730533197
1997-09-15vs SFN149W  5-492-57138,641 Tom GlavineShawn EstesKerry LigtenbergRod Beck 735537198
1997-09-16vs SFN150W  6-493-57137,661 Kevin MillwoodWilson AlvarezKevin MillwoodWilson Alvarez 741541200
1997-09-17vs NYN151W  10-294-57140,974 Greg MadduxBobby JonesGreg MadduxBobby Jones 751543208
1997-09-18vs NYN152W  11-495-57141,373 Paul ByrdJason IsringhausenPaul ByrdJason Isringhausen 762547215
1997-09-19vs MON153W  2-196-57147,156 John SmoltzCarlos PerezJohn SmoltzCarlos Perez 764548216
1997-09-20vs MON154W  3-197-57148,147 Tom GlavinePedro MartinezTom GlavinePedro Martinez 767549218
1997-09-21vs MON155L  1-797-58147,179 Denny NeagleMike JohnsonRick DeHartDenny Neagle 768556212
1997-09-22vs MON156W  3-298-58141,268 Greg MadduxMarc ValdesMike CatherShayne Bennett 771558213
1997-09-23@ PHI157W  6-099-58114,264Kevin MillwoodMark LeiterKevin MillwoodMark Leiter 777558219
1997-09-24@ PHI158L  1-599-59116,772Paul ByrdGarrett StephensonGarrett StephensonPaul Byrd 778563215
1997-09-25@ PHI159W  3-2100-59115,030Tom GlavineMike GraceMike CatherJerry SpradlinBrad Clontz781565216
1997-09-26@ NYN160W  7-6101-59121,864Chris BrockBrian BohanonJohn LeRoyMel RojasKerry Ligtenberg788571217
1997-09-27@ NYN161L  1-2101-60131,472John SmoltzRick ReedJoe CrawfordMark Wohlers 789573216
1997-09-28@ NYN162L  2-8101-61127,176Denny NeagleJuan AcevedoJuan AcevedoDenny Neagle 791581210


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