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1997 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  68-94   .420
Result:   5th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jim Riggleman
General Manager:   Ed Lynch
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  2,190,308
Payroll:  $39,829,333
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Patterson (38)
Youngest Player:  Jeremi Gonzalez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Ryne Sandberg (15)
Top Hitter:  Sammy Sosa (12)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Trachsel (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Jon Garland (#10)

Roster Continuity:  68.08%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston8478.519--
Pittsburgh7983.4885.0
Cincinnati7686.4698.0
St. Louis7389.45111.0
Chi Cubs6894.42016.0

TEAM INFORMATION
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