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1997 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-75 .534
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 868-815 + 53
Manager(s): Mike Hargrove
General Manager: John Hart
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Jacobs Field
Payroll: $ 54,130,232 4/28
Attendance: 3,404,750 4/28
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Marlins)
Top Draft Pick: Tim Drew (#28) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Johnny Goryl
Bullpen Coach: Luis Isaac
First Base Coach: Dave Nelson
Hitting Coach: Charlie Manuel
Pitching Coach: Mark Wiley
Third Base Coach: Jeff Newman

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Shuey (#2), Matt Williams (#3), Brian Anderson (#3), Jack McDowell (#5), Jaret Wright (#10), Jeff Juden (#12), Manny Ramirez (#13), Charles Nagy (#17)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8675.534--
8081.4976.0
7883.4848.0
6894.42018.5
6794.41619.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Sandy AlomarC3145163146
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37
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021
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83021948326116.324.350.545895.222.259.3262.5321.5246477
56Bruce AvenLF251944
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1
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002011500000.211.250.263513.053.053.2865.00--520
10Pat BordersC341591747
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7
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1
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4
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150292720005.296.333.428761.132.176.3363.0039.868168
11Jeff Branson2B3072519
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4
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02
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70271710021.264.321.403724.139.208.3092.4336.02981
26Casey Candaele2B362658
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1
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004101100000.308.333.346679.038.115.3201.00--927
52Sean CaseyDH221012
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0001001210000.200.273.200473.000.100.2502.00--211
40Bartolo ColonP221000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
12Chad CurtisCF282986
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1
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03
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50071000001.207.361.552913.345.586.1881.439.71636
2Einar DiazC24711
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1
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001000200000.143.143.286429.143.143.200----27
1Tony Fernandez2B3540955117
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21
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1
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11
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44662247206311.286.320.423743.137.191.2992.1437.2173440
23Julio FrancoDH-2B382894682
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13
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25853875021013.284.367.367734.083.225.3741.9796.3106328
22Brian GilesLF2637762101
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611336350123710.268.367.459826.191.385.2650.7922.2173450
17Marquis GrissomCF3055874146
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27
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12
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6622134389616912.262.310.396706.134.228.2882.0746.5221616
55Orel HershiserP383000000000110100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
30Trenidad HubbardLF311233
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000201300000.250.308.333641.083.333.3333.00--413
11Damian JacksonSS23921
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0000100110000.111.111.111222.000.111.125----19
23,33David JusticeLF-DH3149584163
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1013580790110712.329.418.5961014.267.424.3330.9915.0295582
59Albie LopezP251000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
12Jeff Manto3B-1B323038
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70011000002.267.290.567857.300.333.33310.0015.01731
44Kevin MitchellDH355979
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04
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111091112002.153.265.373638.220.390.1141.2214.82268
51Alvin MormanP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
41Charles NagyP30511
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0000000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
37Chad OgeaP262000000000100200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
38Eric PlunkP331000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
24Manny RamirezRF2556199184
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026
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882379115750419.328.408.538946.210.349.3731.4621.6302644
6Bip Roberts2B-LF33851923
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83071420021.271.319.412731.141.259.2862.0028.33594
20Kevin SeitzerDH-1B351982753
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2400182500226.268.326.369695.101.192.2951.3999.073220
44Richie Sexson1B221113
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0000000200002.273.273.273546.000.000.333----311
53Paul ShueyP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25Jim Thome1B26496104142
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040
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1021112014639089.286.420.579999.292.534.3211.2212.4287624
13Omar VizquelSS3056589158
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49431257582116216.280.345.368713.088.244.3041.02113.0208640
9Matt Williams3B3159686157
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10512434108440214.263.302.488790.225.295.2733.1818.6291632
35Enrique WilsonSS231525
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0001000200000.333.333.333666.000.000.385----515
27Jaret WrightP213000000000100200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
Batting Totals165155568681589301222208101185961795537394549152.286.355.467822.181.303.3091.5525.325946267
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
27Jaret Wright21834.401616000090814544935631051.298.100.903.506.301.80
47Terry Clark36036.2344000026292118313130001.6210.041.044.504.501.00
55Orel Hershiser381464.4832321000195199105972669107110111.379.181.203.184.941.55
46Jason Jacome26205.23214002042452625815242001.409.421.673.145.021.60
7Jeff Juden26015.5285000031322119615291011.529.291.744.358.421.93
29Jack McDowell31335.0586000040442523618381011.519.661.323.958.342.11
51Alvin Morman28006.00340007218191312214131011.839.501.007.006.500.93
37Chad Ogea26895.002121100012613979701347804251.489.930.933.365.711.70
38Eric Plunk33454.6455000220656237341236666011.488.451.644.919.001.83
45Paul Assenmacher36502.947500020449431716515534011.187.900.922.769.733.53
40Bartolo Colon22475.65191710009410766591245665031.6210.241.154.316.321.47
34Brian Anderson25424.6988000048552825711221001.3810.311.312.064.132.00
50Dave Weathers27127.419100201623141428141001.8212.181.064.247.411.75
53Paul Shuey26426.204000016245523131528462011.7810.401.005.609.201.64
41Charles Nagy3015114.283434110022725311510827771495071.4510.031.073.055.911.94
49Jose Mesa31442.4166000381682832822728691031.359.110.773.077.572.46
52Steve Kline24315.88201000026421917613173112.1214.542.084.505.881.31
35Danny Graves23004.915000201115862940002.1812.271.647.363.270.44
42Mike Jackson32253.2471000381575593327329742041.177.080.363.488.882.55
59Albie Lopez25376.90376001007610161591140635041.8311.811.294.687.361.58
57John Smiley32245.5966000037452323910263001.4910.952.192.436.322.60
Pitching Totals86754.735891614115739142615288157491815751036593491.479.641.143.636.541.80
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sandy AlomarC11974340128.9850.00
Pat BordersC5331219021.0000.00
Einar DiazC518310.9550.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Thome1B14512339510123.9930.00
Kevin Seitzer1B19146130171.0000.00
Jeff Manto1B6351041.0000.00
Richie Sexson1B2111001.0000.00
Sean Casey1B120001.0000.00
Julio Franco1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony Fernandez2B1092072951059.9800.00
Julio Franco2B3569107323.9830.00
Jeff Branson2B192151110.9860.00
Bip Roberts2B13243149.9320.00
Casey Candaele2B91025041.0000.00
Damian Jackson2B10000.0000.00
Enrique Wilson2B113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Matt Williams3B151882991221.9700.00
Kevin Seitzer3B1332030.8850.00
Jeff Manto3B704001.0000.00
Jeff Branson3B628021.0000.00
Casey Candaele3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Omar VizquelSS1522454291098.9850.00
Tony FernandezSS10122617.9740.00
Damian JacksonSS577021.0000.00
Enrique WilsonSS461014.9410.00
Jeff BransonSS201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brian GilesLF82149531.9810.00
David JusticeLF74115220.9830.00
Bruce AvenLF1080001.0000.00
Bip RobertsLF10132011.0000.00
Trenidad HubbardLF530001.0000.00
Chad CurtisLF30000.0000.00
Jeff MantoLF10000.0000.00
Kevin MitchellLF10010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Marquis GrissomCF144357733.9920.00
Brian GilesCF2028020.9330.00
Chad CurtisCF12170001.0000.00
Bruce AvenCF120001.0000.00
Trenidad HubbardCF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Manny RamirezRF1462581072.9750.00
Brian GilesRF2523210.9620.00
David JusticeRF551001.0000.00
Chad CurtisRF430001.0000.00
Bruce AvenRF251001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul AssenmacherP754956001.0002.02
Mike JacksonP7175515041.0002.40
Jose MesaP66825712.9231.32
Eric PlunkP55652420.7500.83
Paul ShueyP404537001.0002.00
Albie LopezP3776413011.0002.01
Alvin MormanP341802001.0000.99
Charles NagyP342271645001.0002.42
Orel HershiserP32195202942.9252.26
Jason JacomeP21423710.9092.13
Chad OgeaP2112681751.8331.78
Steve KlineP20262110.7501.03
Bartolo ColonP199461753.8212.20
Jaret WrightP1690510011.0001.50
Dave WeathersP91621001.0001.67
Brian AndersonP848011001.0002.06
Jeff JudenP83112001.0000.87
Jack McDowellP84036001.0002.01
John SmileyP63704001.0000.97
Danny GravesP5110000.0000.00
Terry ClarkP42634001.0002.41
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
David JusticeDH61.0000.00
Julio FrancoDH42.0000.00
Kevin SeitzerDH24.0000.00
Kevin MitchellDH16.0000.00
Brian GilesDH9.0000.00
Manny RamirezDH4.0000.00
Sean CaseyDH3.0000.00
Sandy AlomarDH1.0000.00
Jeff BransonDH1.0000.00
Casey CandaeleDH1.0000.00
Tony FernandezDH1.0000.00
Richie SexsonDH1.0000.00


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