1997 Atlanta Braves Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 101-61
Finished 1st in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 3,447,608, Avg. 42,563
Ballpark: Turner Field
Won Division
National League Division Series - Defeated Houston Astros 3-0
National League Championship Series - Lost to Florida Marlins 4-2
Manager: Bobby Cox (101-61)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1997 Atlanta Braves Roster
1997 Atlanta Braves Results

The Atlanta Braves of the National League ended the 1997 season with a record of 101 wins and 61 losses, finishing first in the NL's East Division.

The Braves led the league with just 581 runs allowed. Atlanta scored 791 runs. Ryan Klesko paced the team with 24 home runs, while Jeff Blauser, Fred McGriff, Andruw Jones, Chipper Jones and Javy Lopez each walloped 20 or more, too. Chipper Jones drove in 111 runs. Kenny Lofton topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .333. Denny Neagle paced the squad with 20 wins, and John Smoltz and Greg Maddux also added 15 or more victories also Greg Maddux recorded a 2.20 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Bobby Cox coached the team. The 1997 Atlanta Braves qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Denny Neagle205.8002.9734340440233.3204877718495172603947
Greg Maddux194.8262.2033330520232.720058579206177600893
John Smoltz1512.5563.0235350720256.023497862163924111101043
Tom Glavine147.6672.9633330520240.0197867920799152403970
Brad Clontz51.8333.755101600148.0522420318342101203
Kevin Millwood53.6254.03128200051.3552623121142201227
Mark Wohlers57.4173.5071055003369.3572927438092006300
Paul Byrd44.5005.26314900053.0473431628437413236
Alan Embree31.7502.546601500046.0361313120245213190
Mike Bielecki37.3004.08500700257.3563326921360101250
Joe Borowski22.5003.75200800024.027111021646000111
Terrell Wade23.4005.36129100042.0603125616135201197
Mike Cather24.3332.393501000037.7231210119429200155
John LeRoy101.0000.001000002.0100031300010
Kerry Ligtenberg101.0003.00150900115.012554421900061
Chris Brock005.5876100030.7342319219216012144
Chad Fox01.0003.29300800027.3241210416028004120
Totals10161.6233.185361621412110371465.71319581518111450561196314386057

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Chipper Jones157679597100176413211112057688.295.371.479.850286190068
Kenny Lofton1225644939016420654827206483.333.409.428.837211102235
Jeff Blauser1516235199016031417705170101.308.405.482.8862501320596
Fred McGriff1526415647715625122975068112.277.356.441.797249224054
Michael Tucker13855449980141257145612744116.283.347.445.79222276410
Javy Lopez123464414521222812368114082.295.361.534.895221951410
Ryan Klesko1435224676712223624844448130.261.334.490.824229124125
Andruw Jones15346739960921811870201156107.231.329.416.745166114532
Mark Lemke1093973513386171226203351.245.306.316.622111100852
Tony Graffanino104221186334891820642646.258.344.446.7908331351
Keith Lockhart96169147254153632001417.279.337.476.8147041340
Eddie Perez73206191204150618011035.215.259.335.5946482120
Danny Bautista641121031425323920524.243.282.398.6804131211
John Smoltz3694791018300411922.228.307.266.5732100600
Greg Colbrunn285854315302900211.278.316.444.7602411100
Rafael Belliard727771915301301117.211.219.296.5152110410
Tom Glavine338863614000700713.222.310.222.53214111700
Mike Mordecai618981814210301616.173.227.222.4491840110
Denny Neagle348572611101700435.153.197.208.4061510900
Greg Maddux33786737200410521.104.167.134.301900600
Randall Simon1315142610010012.429.467.500.967710000
Tommy Gregg1320191520001112.263.300.368.668700000
Terrell Wade1215120300010025.250.357.250.607300100
Tim Spehr814142310141004.214.214.500.714700000
Ed Giovanola141080200000021.250.400.250.650220001
Paul Byrd31970100010002.143.143.143.286100200
Greg Myers91090100010013.111.200.111.311100000
Chris Brock710100100010002.100.100.100.200110000
Mike Bielecki50320000000011.000.333.000.333000000
Mark Wohlers71220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Kevin Millwood1214120000000018.000.077.000.077000100
Brad Clontz51110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Mike Cather35110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Chad Fox30000000000000000000
Alan Embree66000000000000000000
Joe Borowski20000000000000000000
Kerry Ligtenberg15000000000000000000
John LeRoy1000000000000000000
Totals234063125528791149026837174755108585971160.270.343.426.769235414352835245


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Fred McGriff1B1491481263.711919613111.9909.1668.6380000
Ryan Klesko1B22678.0633071.0007.6153.0000000
Greg Colbrunn1B14463.354613.9848.5264.2860000
Randall Simon1B6223.0162021.0007.0433.0000000
Eddie Perez1B6122.3251001.0001.4784.3330000
Mike Mordecai1B3111.3112001.0001.3244.3330000
Tommy Gregg1B103.030001.0009.0003.0000000
Tony Graffanino1B101.010001.0009.0001.0000000
Mark Lemke2B104101849.71913091065.9805.2964.8080000
Tony Graffanino2B7546475.788178529.9825.0333.5470000
Keith Lockhart2B2015116.3223719.9834.5642.9500000
Rafael Belliard2B7010.715001.0005.063.8570000
Mike Mordecai2B409.332001.0004.8211.2500000
Ed Giovanola2B104.002001.0004.5002.0000000
Chipper Jones3B1521511300.7772411517.9552.2002.0920000
Mike Mordecai3B19589.7911021.0002.0071.0530000
Keith Lockhart3B11657.721121.8672.0291.1820000
Ed Giovanola3B8014.303001.0001.884.3750000
Tony Graffanino3B203.310001.0002.700.5000000
Javy LopezC117107951.07925667.9938.0257.24890723331.4
Eddie PerezC6452469.73922351.9887.9526.48420481625.0
Tim SpehrC7236.032420.9479.0005.143002466.7
Greg MyersC219.0112001.00013.0006.500002133.3
Michael TuckerOF1291211070.3237652.9802.0431.8840000
Kenny LoftonOF1221211047.3290551.9832.5352.4180000
Ryan KleskoOF130126991.3182360.9691.6801.4230000
Andruw JonesOF14796973.02871472.9772.7842.0480000
Danny BautistaOF5718255.059111.9842.1181.0530000
Chipper JonesOF5332.760001.0001.6531.2000000
Tommy GreggOF6126.320001.000.684.3330000
Mike MordecaiOF101.00000.000.0000000
John SmoltzP3535256.0293122.9682.1091.7140000
Tom GlavineP3333240.0153514.9801.8751.5150000
Denny NeagleP3434233.393511.9781.6971.2940000
Greg MadduxP3333232.7164933.9562.5141.9700000
Mark WohlersP71069.37210.9001.168.1270000
Mike BieleckiP50057.34711.9171.727.2200000
Paul ByrdP31453.06410.9091.698.3230000
Kevin MillwoodP12851.336001.0001.578.7500000
Brad ClontzP51048.00520.714.937.0980000
Alan EmbreeP66046.017001.0001.565.1210000
Terrell WadeP12942.02510.8751.500.5830000
Mike CatherP35037.717001.0001.912.2290000
Chris BrockP7630.769001.0004.4022.1430000
Chad FoxP30027.320001.000.659.0670000
Joe BorowskiP20024.043021.0002.625.3500000
Kerry LigtenbergP15015.010001.000.600.0670000
John LeRoyP102.00000.000.0000000
Jeff BlauserSS1491471235.02043721679.9734.1983.8660000
Rafael BelliardSS5315219.73664114.9904.0971.8870000
Mike MordecaiSS407.032021.0006.4291.2500000
Tony GraffaninoSS202.002001.0009.0001.0000000
Ed GiovanolaSS102.001001.0004.5001.0000000
Totals2137145813191.043971669114368.9824.1392.8391101245430.3

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Greg MadduxNLDS2101.0001.001101009.0711010600033
John SmoltzNLDS2101.0001.001101009.03111101100032
Tom GlavineNLDS2101.0004.501100006.0533050400028
Mike CatherNLDS2000.001000002.000001020007
Mark WohlersNLDS2000.001010001.010000010004
Denny NeagleNLCS101.0000.0021111012.0500010910042
Tom GlavineNLCS11.5005.4022000013.313880113910062
Mark WohlersNLCS000.001010001.000001010004
Mike CatherNLCS000.004010002.7300000300011
Alan EmbreeNLCS000.001010001.000001010003
Kerry LigtenbergNLCS000.002010003.0100000400010
John SmoltzNLCS01.0007.501100006.0555152900027
Greg MadduxNLCS02.0001.3822000013.09720411610053
Totals54.5562.28209631079.0522520231676300316

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Chipper JonesNLDS231283400121032.500.583.8751.458700010
Jeff BlauserNLDS2312102300140022.300.417.6001.017600000
Tom GlavineNLDS21332200000000.667.667.6671.333200000
Javy LopezNLDS22973220010021.286.444.5711.016400000
Ryan KleskoNLDS23882210110002.250.250.7501.000610000
Fred McGriffNLDS231294200010032.222.417.222.639200000
Kenny LoftonNLDS2314132210000212.154.214.231.445310000
Greg ColbrunnNLDS211101000200001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Danny BautistaNLDS23330100020001.333.333.333.667100000
Michael TuckerNLDS22660100010001.167.167.167.333100000
Mike CatherNLDS21110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
John SmoltzNLDS21440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Eddie PerezNLDS21330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Greg MadduxNLDS21320000000011.000.333.000.333000000
Keith LockhartNLDS22660000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Andruw JonesNLDS23651000010011.000.167.000.167000000
Tony GraffaninoNLDS23530000000021.000.400.000.400000000
Mark WohlersNLDS21000000000000000000
Keith LockhartNLCS518164811030011.500.556.6881.2431101000
Fred McGriffNLCS624210710040027.333.375.381.756800010
Chipper JonesNLCS627245710240023.292.346.583.9291400100
Jeff BlauserNLCS624205600110036.300.417.450.867911000
Kenny LoftonNLCS628273501011117.185.214.259.474710000
Andruw JonesNLCS51090400010011.444.500.444.944400000
Ryan KleskoNLCS519172400240023.235.316.588.9041000000
Greg ColbrunnNLCS3330200000000.667.667.6671.333200000
Tony GraffaninoNLCS3881210000003.250.250.375.625310000
Tom GlavineNLCS2530100000002.333.333.333.667100200
Danny BautistaNLCS2440100000000.250.250.250.500100000
Michael TuckerNLCS513101100110034.100.308.400.708400000
Javy LopezNLCS520170110020017.059.100.118.218200020
John SmoltzNLCS1220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Eddie PerezNLCS2330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Denny NeagleNLCS2430000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Greg MadduxNLCS2430000000002.000.000.000.000000100
Tommy GreggNLCS4440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Mark WohlersNLCS1000000000000000000
Kerry LigtenbergNLCS2000000000000000000
Alan EmbreeNLCS1000000000000000000
Mike CatherNLCS4000000000000000000
Totals115328286406992936233169.241.316.381.69710952540

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Fred McGriffNLDS21B3327.0273021.0001.0001.000
Tony GraffaninoNLDS22B3114.016001.0004.5002.333
Keith LockhartNLDS22B2213.01812.9006.2314.500
Chipper JonesNLDS23B3327.02310.8331.6671.667
Javy LopezNLDS2C2218.0180001.0009.0009.000
Eddie PerezNLDS2C119.060001.0006.0006.000
Kenny LoftonNLDS2CF3327.061001.0002.3332.333
Ryan KleskoNLDS2LF3317.03010.7501.5881.000
Danny BautistaNLDS2LF3010.00000.000.000
John SmoltzNLDS2P119.00000.000.000
Greg MadduxNLDS2P119.011001.0002.0002.000
Tom GlavineNLDS2P116.011001.0003.0002.000
Mike CatherNLDS2P102.00000.000.000
Mark WohlersNLDS2P101.00000.000.000
Andruw JonesNLDS2RF3114.0100001.0006.4293.333
Michael TuckerNLDS2RF2213.030001.0002.0771.500
Jeff BlauserNLDS2SS3327.0210021.0004.0004.000
Fred McGriffNLCS1B6652.041215.9777.4427.167
Keith LockhartNLCS2B5434.0145031.0005.0293.800
Tony GraffaninoNLCS2B3218.042001.0003.0002.000
Chipper JonesNLCS3B6652.018001.0001.5581.500
Javy LopezNLCSC5443.0403021.0009.0008.600
Eddie PerezNLCSC229.0140001.00014.0007.000
Kenny LoftonNLCSCF6652.08120.8181.5581.500
Ryan KleskoNLCSLF5542.050001.0001.0711.000
Danny BautistaNLCSLF2110.040001.0003.6002.000
Tom GlavineNLCSP2213.304001.0002.7002.000
Greg MadduxNLCSP2213.007011.0004.8463.500
Denny NeagleNLCSP2112.010001.000.750.500
John SmoltzNLCSP116.001001.0001.5001.000
Kerry LigtenbergNLCSP203.002011.0006.0001.000
Mike CatherNLCSP402.70000.000.000
Mark WohlersNLCSP101.00000.000.000
Alan EmbreeNLCSP101.00000.000.000
Michael TuckerNLCSRF4428.061011.0002.2501.750
Andruw JonesNLCSRF5224.0121011.0004.8752.600
Jeff BlauserNLCSSS6652.061914.9624.3274.167
Totals10681711.023789724.9794.1273.075




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