1897 Eastern League

The 1897 season was the Eastern League's 13th, and 8 teams competed in the league that year. Steinert Cup Playoff: With the series between Syracuse and Toronto tied at 3 games apiece, a dispute arose where the final game would be played. League officials cancelled the Steinert Cup Series forever and awarded the league title to Toronto.

Level: A
Season Began: Thursday, April 29, 1897
Season Ended: Thursday, September 23, 1897

1897 Eastern League Standings
1897 Eastern League League Leaders

Buffalo Bisons (74-57) - Roster | Statistics
Providence Grays (68-60) - Roster | Statistics
Rochester Blackbirds/Montreal Royals (45-76) - Roster | Statistics
Scranton Miners (53-60) - Roster | Statistics
Springfield Ponies (68-55) - Roster | Statistics
Syracuse Stars (83-50) - Roster | Statistics
Toronto Maple Leafs (75-49) - Roster | Statistics
Wilkes-Barre Coal Barons (30-85) - Roster | Statistics

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