1997 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1997 Season


1996 / 1998

Top Hitter


Larry
Walker

Top Pitcher


Roger
Clemens

1997 World Series








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All-1997 Team



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Glossary

Left Field Tm
SFG
8.2
7.5
1.4
TEX
4.6
6.0
-0.9
CLE
3.8
5.5
-0.8
BAL
3.5
2.7
1.3
FLA
3.5
4.3
-0.4
ANA
3.3
2.1
1.7
Center Field Tm
SEA
9.1
7.3
1.5
NYY
5.5
5.9
-0.7
STL
5.2
5.3
-0.3
ATL
4.9
2.9
1.8
MON
4.8
2.2
2.3
CHW
4.4
2.6
1.8

Right Field Tm
COL
9.8
9.6
0.9
LAD
5.7
5.3
1.1
ANA
5.0
5.5
0.1
MIL
4.8
4.5
0.8
CLE
4.6
5.9
-0.8
SDP
4.3
6.5
-1.6
Shortstop Tm
BOS
6.6
4.6
1.1
SEA
5.6
5.3
-0.5
KCR
5.4
3.4
1.1
NYY
5.0
4.2
-0.2
ATL
4.8
4.3
-0.2
CLE
3.5
2.4
0.2
Second Base Tm
HOU
9.4
7.1
1.9
MIN
6.7
4.7
1.7
BOS
4.6
4.2
0.2
STL
4.2
3.6
0.3
SFG
4.1
2.4
1.5
MON
3.8
2.7
0.9
Third Base Tm
NYM
6.2
4.2
1.8
MIL
5.3
3.3
1.9
PHI
4.5
4.1
0.3
HOU
4.4
3.3
1.0
CLE
4.2
2.3
1.7
SDP
4.0
5.1
-1.2
First Base Tm
HOU
7.7
7.8
0.8
CHW
7.3
8.5
-0.3
CLE
5.5
6.7
-0.5
MULT
5.1
6.9
-1.0
NYY
5.1
5.6
0.4
CHC
4.2
3.9
1.2
 
Catcher Tm
LAD
8.7
8.2
-0.3
TEX
6.5
3.6
2.1
FLA
4.4
1.7
1.9
PIT
4.1
2.9
0.4
CLE
3.9
3.1
0.1
SEA
3.8
1.8
1.1
Designated Hitter Tm
SEA
6.2
7.5
0.1
TEX
2.7
4.2
-0.6
KCR
2.4
3.5
0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
TOR
264.0
12.2
11.9
0.2
MON
241.1
8.8
9.0
-0.2
NYY
240.1
8.4
8.4
-0.0
SEA
213.0
8.0
8.0
-0.0
DET
223.1
7.7
7.7
-0.0
ATL
232.2
7.7
7.8
-0.1
FLA
237.1
6.9
7.0
-0.1
NYY
195.0
6.7
6.8
-0.1
ATL
240.0
6.5
5.5
0.9
PHI
254.1
6.4
6.3
0.0
TOR
264.0
5.7
5.8
-0.1
BAL
224.2
5.6
5.5
-0.0
KCR
235.2
5.5
5.6
-0.1
ATL
256.0
5.5
4.8
0.7
HOU
255.2
5.3
5.4
-0.0
LAD
196.2
5.0
5.3
-0.4
NYM
208.1
4.8
4.4
0.4
Relief Pitcher Tm
NYY
71.2
3.7
3.7
-0.0
CIN
94.2
3.6
3.6
-0.0
TOR
88.0
3.2
3.2
-0.1
SDP
81.1
3.2
3.1
0.1
BAL
59.2
3.1
3.1
-0.0
MIL
80.1
3.1
3.0
0.0
TEX
65.0
3.0
2.8
0.1
NYY
66.2
2.9
2.8
-0.0
MULT
80.2
2.7
2.7
0.0
MIN
115.2
2.7
2.7
-0.0
MIL
95.2
2.7
2.6
-0.0
BAL
73.1
2.5
2.5
-0.0
BAL
95.1
2.3
2.3
-0.1
CLE
82.1
2.2
2.2
-0.0
DET
78.0
2.2
2.2
-0.0
PIT
72.2
2.1
2.1
0.0
BAL
50.1
2.1
2.0
0.0

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James