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1897 National League Standings, Stats, and Awards

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TeamWLPctRRA
Boston Beaneaters9339.7051025665 
Baltimore Orioles9040.692964674 
New York Giants8348.634895695 
Cincinnati Reds7656.576763705 
Cleveland Spiders6962.527773680 
Brooklyn Bridegrooms6171.462802845 
Washington Senators6171.462781793 
Pittsburgh Pirates6071.458676835 
Chicago Colts5973.447832894 
Philadelphia Phillies5577.417752792 
Louisville Colonels5278.400669859 
St. Louis Browns29102.2215881083 

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Boston Beaneaters493710251574230834526242302330.319.373.426.799
Baltimore Orioles48729641584243661925643704010.325.381.414.794
New York Giants48448951449188843132740403280.299.353.392.745
Chicago Colts48038321356189973831743002640.282.341.386.727
Brooklyn Bridegrooms48108021343202722425535101870.279.328.366.694
Washington Senators46367811376194773634837402080.297.349.395.744
Cleveland Spiders46047731374192881634443501810.298.359.389.748
Cincinnati Reds45247631311219692221838001940.290.345.383.728
Philadelphia Phillies47567521392213834029939901630.293.347.398.745
Pittsburgh Pirates459067612661401082533435901700.276.328.370.698
Louisville Colonels45206691197160704045337001950.265.320.358.678
St. Louis Browns46425881277149673131435401720.275.326.356.683

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
New York Giants3.47834845611883121469545826486
Baltimore Orioles3.55904036111830129667447218382
Boston Beaneaters3.65933932911587127366548439393
Cleveland Spiders3.95696227711160129768049132289
Washington Senators4.01617134810276138379351127400
Cincinnati Reds4.09765627010042137570552518329
Louisville Colonels4.42527826711420136385955939459
Chicago Colts4.53597336113121148589460230433
Brooklyn Bridegrooms4.60617125611442141784561034410
Philadelphia Phillies4.60557725311542141579259028364
Pittsburgh Pirates4.67607134211222139783559822318
St. Louis Browns6.2129102207109111584108377854453

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Willie Keeler - BLN.424
2.Fred Clarke - LS3.390
3.Jesse Burkett - CL4.383
4.Ed Delahanty - PHI.377
5.Joe Kelley - BLN.362
6.Nap Lajoie - PHI.361
7.Hughie Jennings - BLN.355
8.Jack Doyle - BLN.354
9.Chick Stahl - BBE.354
10.Jake Stenzel - BLN.353
On Base Percent.
1.John McGraw - BLN.471
2.Jesse Burkett - CL4.468
3.Willie Keeler - BLN.464
4.Hughie Jennings - BLN.463
5.Fred Clarke - LS3.462
6.Billy Hamilton - BBE.461
7.Joe Kelley - BLN.447
8.Ed Delahanty - PHI.444
9.Bill Joyce - NY1.441
10.Cupid Childs - CL4.435
Slugging Percent.
1.Nap Lajoie - PHI.569
2.Willie Keeler - BLN.539
3.Ed Delahanty - PHI.538
4.Fred Clarke - LS3.533
5.George Davis - NY1.509
6.Bobby Wallace - CL4.504
7.Chick Stahl - BBE.499
8.Jake Beckley - CN4.499
9.Joe Kelley - BLN.489
10.Jimmy Collins - BBE.482
OPS
1.Willie Keeler - BLN1.003
2.Fred Clarke - LS3.994
3.Ed Delahanty - PHI.981
4.Nap Lajoie - PHI.960
5.Jesse Burkett - CL4.944
6.Joe Kelley - BLN.936
7.Hughie Jennings - BLN.932
8.George Davis - NY1.916
9.Chick Stahl - BBE.905
10.Bobby Wallace - CL4.898
Hits
1.Willie Keeler - BLN239
2.Fred Clarke - LS3202
3.Ed Delahanty - PHI200
4.Jesse Burkett - CL4198
5.Nap Lajoie - PHI197
6.Gene DeMontreville - WSN193
7.Jake Stenzel - BLN189
8.Hugh Duffy - BBE187
9.Duff Cooley - PHI186
George Van Haltren - NY1186
Runs
1.Billy Hamilton - BBE152
2.Willie Keeler - BLN145
3.Mike Griffin - BBG136
4.Fielder Jones - BBG134
5.Hughie Jennings - BLN133
6.Hugh Duffy - BBE130
7.Jesse Burkett - CL4129
8.Fred Tenney - BBE125
9.Duff Cooley - PHI124
10.Mike Tiernan - NY1123
Home Runs
1.Hugh Duffy - BBE11
2.George Davis - NY110
3.Nap Lajoie - PHI9
4.Mike Grady - SL67
Jake Beckley - CN47
General Stafford - LS37
7.Elmer Smith - PIT6
Fred Clarke - LS36
Jack Clements - PHI6
Jimmy Collins - BBE6
Klondike Douglass - SL66
Bill Dahlen - CCO6
Runs Batted In
1.George Davis - NY1136
2.Jimmy Collins - BBE132
3.Hugh Duffy - BBE129
4.Nap Lajoie - PHI127
5.Joe Kelley - BLN118
6.Jake Stenzel - BLN116
7.Bobby Wallace - CL4112
8.Bobby Lowe - BBE106
Kid Gleason - NY1106
10.Billy Shindle - BBG105
Doubles
1.Jake Stenzel - BLN43
2.Ed Delahanty - PHI40
Nap Lajoie - PHI40
4.Bobby Wallace - CL433
Jimmy Ryan - CCO33
6.Billy Shindle - BBG32
Herman Long - BBE32
8.Joe Kelley - BLN31
George Davis - NY131
10.Fred Clarke - LS330
Tommy Corcoran - CN430
Chick Stahl - BBE30
Triples
1.Harry Davis - PIT28
2.Nap Lajoie - PHI23
3.Bobby Wallace - CL421
4.Willie Keeler - BLN19
5.Jimmy Ryan - CCO17
Elmer Smith - PIT17
7.Kip Selbach - WSN16
Candy LaChance - BBG16
9.Ed Delahanty - PHI15
10.Bill Lange - CCO14
Ed McKean - CL414
Perry Werden - LS314
Games
1.Jimmy Ryan - CCO136
2.Fielder Jones - BBG135
3.Dick Padden - PIT134
Billy Shindle - BBG134
Jimmy Collins - BBE134
Hugh Duffy - BBE134
Mike Griffin - BBG134
Charlie Irwin - CN4134
9.Bones Ely - PIT133
Duff Cooley - PHI133
Gene DeMontreville - WSN133
At-Bats
1.Duff Cooley - PHI566
Gene DeMontreville - WSN566
Fred Tenney - BBE566
4.George Van Haltren - NY1564
Willie Keeler - BLN564
6.Hugh Duffy - BBE550
7.Fielder Jones - BBG548
8.Nap Lajoie - PHI545
9.Billy Shindle - BBG542
10.Kid Gleason - NY1540
Walks
1.Billy Hamilton - BBE105
2.John McGraw - BLN99
3.Mike Griffin - BBG81
4.Kip Selbach - WSN80
5.Bill Joyce - NY178
6.Jesse Burkett - CL476
7.Cupid Childs - CL474
8.Joe Kelley - BLN70
Elmer Smith - PIT70
10.Monte Cross - SL662
Sac Hits
1.Fred Tenney - BBE27
2.Tom McCreery - LS324
3.Dummy Hoy - CN423
4.Dusty Miller - CN421
Billy Shindle - BBG21
6.Dick Padden - PIT20
7.Herman Long - BBE17
Hughie Jennings - BLN17
Cupid Childs - CL417
10.Bid McPhee - CN416
Stolen Bases
1.Bill Lange - CCO73
2.Jake Stenzel - BLN69
3.Billy Hamilton - BBE66
4.George Davis - NY165
5.Willie Keeler - BLN64
6.Jack Doyle - BLN62
7.Hughie Jennings - BLN60
8.Fred Clarke - LS357
9.George Van Haltren - NY150
10.Fielder Jones - BBG48
Hit by Pitch
1.Hughie Jennings - BLN46
2.Fred Clarke - LS324
3.Bill Joyce - NY117
4.Dick Padden - PIT16
John Warner - NY116
6.Nap Lajoie - PHI12
Dummy Hoy - CN412
Jake Beckley - CN412
Klondike Douglass - SL612
10.Dick Harley - SL611
Charlie Reilly - WSN11
Heinie Reitz - BLN11
John O'Brien - WSN11
Perry Werden - LS311
Tommy Tucker - WSN11

Pitchers
ERA
1.Amos Rusie - NY12.54
2.Kid Nichols - BBE2.64
3.Jerry Nops - BLN2.81
4.Joe Corbett - BLN3.11
5.Jack Powell - CL43.16
6.Nig Cuppy - CL43.17
7.Win Mercer - WSN3.24
8.Cy Seymour - NY13.37
9.Arlie Pond - BLN3.52
10.Doc McJames - WSN3.61
Wins
1.Kid Nichols - BBE31
2.Amos Rusie - NY128
3.Fred Klobedanz - BBE26
4.Joe Corbett - BLN24
5.Ted Breitenstein - CN423
6.Bill Hoffer - BLN22
7.Ted Lewis - BBE21
Billy Rhines - CN421
Clark Griffith - CCO21
Cy Young - CL421
Games
1.Red Donahue - SL646
Win Mercer - WSN46
Kid Nichols - BBE46
Cy Young - CL446
5.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG44
Doc McJames - WSN44
7.Frank Killen - PIT42
8.Clark Griffith - CCO41
Billy Rhines - CN441
10.Harley Payne - BBG40
Jack Taylor - PHI40
Pink Hawley - PIT40
Ted Breitenstein - CN440
Strike Outs
1.Doc McJames - WSN156
2.Joe Corbett - BLN149
Cy Seymour - NY1149
4.Amos Rusie - NY1135
5.Kid Nichols - BBE127
6.Clark Griffith - CCO102
7.Frank Killen - PIT99
8.Ted Breitenstein - CN498
9.Fred Klobedanz - BBE92
10.Pink Hawley - PIT88
Win Mercer - WSN88
Jack Taylor - PHI88
Cy Young - CL488
Innings
1.Kid Nichols - BBE368.00
2.Red Donahue - SL6348.00
3.Clark Griffith - CCO343.67
4.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG343.33
5.Frank Killen - PIT337.33
6.Cy Young - CL4333.67
7.Win Mercer - WSN333.00
8.Doc McJames - WSN323.67
9.Amos Rusie - NY1322.33
10.Ted Breitenstein - CN4320.33
Games Started
1.Red Donahue - SL642
Win Mercer - WSN42
3.Frank Killen - PIT41
4.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG40
Kid Nichols - BBE40
6.Doc McJames - WSN39
Pink Hawley - PIT39
Ted Breitenstein - CN439
9.Bill Hart - SL638
Clark Griffith - CCO38
Harley Payne - BBG38
Cy Young - CL438
Games Finished
1.Red Ehret - CN411
2.Les German - WSN9
Billy Rhines - CN49
4.Jim Hughey - PIT7
Chauncey Fisher - BBG7
Percy Coleman - SL67
Mike Sullivan - NY17
Cy Young - CL47
9.George Wheeler - PHI6
Cy Swaim - WSN6
Frank Dwyer - CN46
Bill Magee - LS36
Kid Nichols - BBE6
Complete Games
1.Red Donahue - SL638
Clark Griffith - CCO38
Frank Killen - PIT38
4.Kid Nichols - BBE37
5.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG36
6.Amos Rusie - NY135
Jack Taylor - PHI35
Cy Young - CL435
9.Win Mercer - WSN34
Joe Corbett - BLN34
Saves
1.Win Mercer - WSN3
Kid Nichols - BBE3
3.Doc McJames - WSN2
Jim Sullivan - BBE2
Mike Sullivan - NY12
Jack Taylor - PHI2
Red Ehret - CN42
8.Chauncey Fisher - BBG1
Clark Griffith - CCO1
Charlie Hickman - BBE1
Jim Hughey - PIT1
Brickyard Kennedy - BBG1
Silver King - WSN1
Ted Lewis - BBE1
Jesse Tannehill - PIT1
Red Donahue - SL61
Cy Seymour - NY11
Shutouts
1.Doc McJames - WSN3
Win Mercer - WSN3
3.Kid Nichols - BBE2
Jouett Meekin - NY12
Brickyard Kennedy - BBG2
Fred Klobedanz - BBE2
Ted Lewis - BBE2
Ted Breitenstein - CN42
Al Orth - PHI2
Jack Powell - CL42
Amos Rusie - NY12
Cy Seymour - NY12
Jack Taylor - PHI2
Cy Young - CL42
HR Allowed
1.Red Donahue - SL616
2.Fred Klobedanz - BBE13
3.Al Orth - PHI12
4.Ted Lewis - BBE11
Chick Fraser - LS311
6.Bill Hart - SL610
7.Jouett Meekin - NY19
Kid Nichols - BBE9
Zeke Wilson - CL49
10.Harley Payne - BBG8
Willie Sudhoff - SL68
Jack Fifield - PHI8
Dan Daub - BBG8
Hits Allowed
1.Red Donahue - SL6484
2.Frank Killen - PIT417
3.Clark Griffith - CCO410
4.Win Mercer - WSN397
5.Bill Hart - SL6395
6.Cy Young - CL4391
7.Jack Taylor - PHI376
8.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG370
9.Pink Hawley - PIT362
Kid Nichols - BBE362
Walks
1.Cy Seymour - NY1164
2.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG149
3.Bill Hart - SL6148
4.Doc McJames - WSN137
5.Chick Fraser - LS3133
6.Fred Klobedanz - BBE125
Ted Lewis - BBE125
8.Joe Corbett - BLN115
9.Red Donahue - SL6106
10.Bill Hoffer - BLN104
Earned Runs
1.Red Donahue - SL6237
2.Bill Hart - SL6205
3.Frank Killen - PIT167
4.Pink Hawley - PIT166
5.Fred Klobedanz - BBE158
6.Brickyard Kennedy - BBG149
Jack Taylor - PHI149
8.Al Orth - PHI145
Bill Hoffer - BLN145
10.Harley Payne - BBG144
Losses
1.Red Donahue - SL635
2.Bill Hart - SL627
3.Frank Killen - PIT23
Doc McJames - WSN23
5.Win Mercer - WSN20
Brickyard Kennedy - BBG20
Jack Taylor - PHI20
8.Cy Young - CL419
Al Orth - PHI19
Chick Fraser - LS319
Wild Pitches
1.Chick Fraser - LS322
2.Doc McJames - WSN21
3.Jack Taylor - PHI16
4.Jouett Meekin - NY115
Bill Hart - SL615
6.Cy Young - CL414
7.Mike Sullivan - NY113
Joe Corbett - BLN13
9.Cy Seymour - NY112
10.Clark Griffith - CCO11
Hit Batters
1.Win Mercer - WSN28
Jack Taylor - PHI28
3.Pink Hawley - PIT27
4.Chick Fraser - LS324
5.Fred Klobedanz - BBE23
6.Doc McJames - WSN22
Red Donahue - SL622
Joe Corbett - BLN22
9.Cy Seymour - NY121
10.Bill Hill - LS320
Balks
1.Cy Seymour - NY12
2.Pink Hawley - PIT1
Fred Klobedanz - BBE1
Jim Korwan - CCO1
Ted Lewis - BBE1
Harley Payne - BBG1
Jack Powell - CL41
Batters Faced
1.Kid Nichols - BBE1516
2.Cy Young - CL41423
3.Harley Payne - BBG1283
4.Bill Magee - LS3754
5.Rube Waddell - LS364
6.Tully Sparks - PHI41

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