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1997 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 86-75 .534
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 868-815 + 53
Roster Continuity 60.65% 20/28
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
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Matt Williams3B31   59686157
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10512434108440214.263.307.488795.225.295.2733.1818.6291636
13Omar VizquelSS30   56589158
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6
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5
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49431257582116216.280.347.368715.088.244.3041.02113.0208642
24Manny RamirezRF25   56199184
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40
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026
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882379115750419.328.415.538953.210.349.3731.4621.6302651
17Marquis GrissomCF30   55874146
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6622134389616912.262.317.396713.134.228.2882.0746.5221622
25Jim Thome1B26   496104142
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25
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040
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1021112014639089.286.423.5791002.292.534.3211.2212.4287627
23,33David JusticeLF-DH31   49584163
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1
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33
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1013580790110712.329.418.5961014.267.424.3330.9915.0295582
15Sandy AlomarC31   45163146
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37
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83021948326116.324.354.545899.222.259.3262.5321.5246480
1Tony Fernandez2B35   40955117
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44662247206311.286.323.423746.137.191.2992.1437.2173442
22Brian GilesLF26   37762101
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15
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3
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17
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611336350123710.268.368.459827.191.385.2650.7922.2173451
23Julio FrancoDH-2B38   2894682
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25853875021013.284.367.367734.083.225.3741.9796.3106328
20Kevin SeitzerDH-1B35   1982753
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2400182500226.268.326.369695.101.192.2951.3999.073220
10Pat BordersC34   1591747
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150292720005.296.341.428769.132.176.3363.0039.868170
6Bip Roberts2B-LF33   851923
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83071420021.271.333.412745.141.259.2862.0028.33596
11Jeff Branson2B30   72519
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70271710021.264.329.403732.139.208.3092.4336.02982
44Kevin MitchellDH35   5979
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111091112002.153.275.373648.220.390.1141.2214.82269
12Jeff Manto3B-1B32   3038
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70011000002.267.290.567857.300.333.33310.0015.01731
12Chad CurtisCF28   2986
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03
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50071000001.207.361.552913.345.586.1881.439.71636
26Casey Candaele2B36   2658
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004101100000.308.333.346679.038.115.3201.00--927
56Bruce AvenLF25   1944
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002011500000.211.250.263513.053.053.2865.00--520
35Enrique WilsonSS23   1525
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0001000200000.333.333.333666.000.000.385----515
30Trenidad HubbardLF31   1233
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000201300000.250.308.333641.083.333.3333.00--413
44Richie Sexson1B22   1113
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0000000200002.273.273.273546.000.000.333----311
52Sean CaseyDH22   1012
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0001001210000.200.333.200533.000.100.2502.00--212
11Damian JacksonSS23   921
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0000100110000.111.200.111311.000.111.125----110
2Einar DiazC24   711
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001000200000.143.143.286429.143.143.200----27
41Charles NagyP30   511
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0000000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
55Orel HershiserP38   3000000000110100.000.250.000250.000.000.000----05
27Jaret WrightP21   3000000000100200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
37Chad OgeaP26   2000000000100200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
40Bartolo ColonP22   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
59Albie LopezP25   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
51Alvin MormanP28   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
38Eric PlunkP33   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
53Paul ShueyP26   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals165155568681589301222208101185961795537394549152.286.355.467822.181.303.3091.5525.325946267
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
41Charles Nagy30   15114.2834341100227.025311510827771495071.4510.031.073.055.911.94
55Orel Hershiser38   1464.4832321000195.1199105972669107110111.379.181.203.184.941.55
37Chad Ogea26   895.0021211000126.113979701347804251.489.930.933.365.711.70
40Bartolo Colon22   475.651917100094.010766591245665031.6210.241.154.316.321.47
27Jaret Wright21   834.401616000090.1814544935631051.298.100.903.506.301.80
49Jose Mesa31   442.4166000381682.1832822728691031.359.110.773.077.572.46
59Albie Lopez25   376.903760010076.210161591140635041.8311.811.294.687.361.58
42Mike Jackson32   253.2471000381575.0593327329742041.177.080.363.488.882.55
38Eric Plunk33   454.645500022065.26237341236666011.488.451.644.919.001.83
45Paul Assenmacher36   502.947500020449.0431716515534011.187.900.922.769.733.53
34Brian Anderson25   424.6988000048.0552825711221001.3810.311.312.064.132.00
53Paul Shuey26   426.204000016245.0523131528462011.7810.401.005.609.201.64
46Jason Jacome26   205.23214002042.2452625815242001.409.421.673.145.021.60
29Jack McDowell31   335.0586000040.2442523618381011.519.661.323.958.342.11
57John Smiley32   245.5966000037.1452323910263001.4910.952.192.436.322.60
7Jeff Juden26   015.5285000031.1322119615291011.529.291.744.358.421.93
47Terry Clark36   036.2344000026.1292118313130001.6210.041.044.504.501.00
52Steve Kline24   315.88201000026.1421917613173112.1214.542.084.505.881.31
51Alvin Morman28   006.00340007218.1191312214131011.839.501.007.006.500.93
50Dave Weathers27   127.4191002016.223141428141001.8212.181.064.247.411.75
35Danny Graves23   004.9150002011.115862940002.1812.271.647.363.270.44
Batting Totals86754.735891614115739142615288157491815751036593491.479.641.143.636.541.80


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