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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

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Kevin Orie1997-04-011997L  4-2 @ FLO301000000010000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Kevin Orie1997-04-031997L  8-2 @ FLO402100100000000330101st career RBI
Ramon Tatis1997-04-051997L  11-5 @ ATL000000000000000100001st career game
Dave Hansen1997-04-061997L  4-0 @ ATL10000000001000050021812831500th career game
Ryne Sandberg1997-04-101997L  1-0 vs CHN400000000040000203622722709993374 strikeouts
Ryne Sandberg1997-04-121997L  2-1 vs CHN4010001000100002037227327010003371000th career RBI
Rey Sanchez1997-04-161997L  4-0 vs CHN301000000000000500431511318500th career game
Brooks Kieschnick1997-04-241997L  4-3 vs CHN30100001000000035182911st career stolen base
Sammy Sosa1997-04-251997W  11-1 vs CHN5131015000000009468911745321755 RBis
Brooks Kieschnick1997-04-291997W  14-8 vs CHN423002600000000402341612 home runs, 6 RBis
Sammy Sosa1997-05-081997W  6-2 @ SDN5242001000100009589031755411764 hits
Brian McRae1997-05-131997W  2-1 vs CHN4010000000100009421000623711591000th career hit
Brian McRae1997-05-161997W  16-7 vs CHN5241002011000009451008633751594 hits
Sammy Sosa1997-05-161997W  16-7 vs CHN4240116000000109659161785531786 RBis, 4 hits
Sammy Sosa1997-05-181997W  5-3 vs CHN5220023000100009679181805561782 home runs
Scott Servais1997-05-191997W  15-4 vs CHN4221015010000005003854722125 RBis, 500th career game
Jeremi Gonzalez1997-05-271997W  8-7 @ PIT300000000020000100001st career game
Sammy Sosa1997-06-081997L  5-4 @ MON4000000000400009879371855681784 strikeouts
Jeremi Gonzalez1997-06-111997W  5-4 vs CHN201000000100000410001st career hit
Kevin Orie1997-06-111997W  5-4 vs CHN32100110010000134241901st career home run
Sammy Sosa1997-06-231997W  3-0 @ SLN40100000000000010009501865741811000th career game
Marc Pisciotta1997-06-301997W  8-7 vs CHN000000000000000100001st career game
Mark Grace1997-07-061997W  8-4 @ PHI5120014000100001374160410070658100th career home run
Brian McRae1997-07-141997L  9-7 vs CHN7042001000000009961048633851664 hits
Kevin Orie1997-07-141997L  9-7 vs CHN724100200020000564742204 hits
Shawon Dunston1997-07-151997L  5-3 vs CHN41200130000000012951264109501170500th career RBI
Mark Grace1997-07-191997W  6-5 vs CHN10000020020002013841615100714582 sacrifice flies
Brian McRae1997-07-191997W  7-0 vs CHN30110000010010010001050633851661000th career game
Bob Patterson1997-07-261997L  6-3 @ COL0000000000000005007040500th career game
Ryne Sandberg1997-08-021997W  5-1 vs CHN3330023101000002124235027810403422 home runs
Kevin Tapani1997-08-021997W  5-1 vs CHN1110000101000001840211st career stolen base
Kevin Orie1997-08-161997L  4-3 @ SDN311000110000010847173311st career stolen base
Sammy Sosa1997-08-201997L  6-5 @ FLO311000110010010105310001986161911000th career hit
Ryne Sandberg1997-08-241997W  12-3 vs CHN4430023001000002140236728010473442 home runs, 4 runs scored
Sammy Sosa1997-08-241997W  12-3 vs CHN41200140010000010561003200624191200th career home run
Terrell Lowery1997-09-131997W  4-1 @ PIT100000000010000100001st career game
Terrell Lowery1997-09-141997W  3-2 @ PIT301000000000000210001st career hit
Terrell Lowery1997-09-161997W  5-0 vs CHN311000010100000320011st career stolen base
Jeremi Gonzalez1997-09-201997L  3-2 vs CHN3010001000100002040101st career RBI
Lance Johnson1997-09-241997W  3-1 @ HOU50400000000000012471383314422994 hits


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