1997 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

68-94 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1997 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1997 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 68-94 record. They went 42-39 at home and 26-55 on the road.

What division did the 1997 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1997 Chicago Cubs played in the Central Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1997 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1997 Chicago Cubs went 21-27 against their NL Central opponents.

What was the 1997 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Cincinnati Reds 7-5 58.3% +11
Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 58.3% +3
St. Louis Cardinals 4-8 33.3% -14
Houston Astros 3-9 25% -21

What was the 1997 Chicago Cubs record by month?

The 1997 Chicago Cubs had their best month in May, when they went 15-13 and had a 53.6% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 6-19 and had a 24% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 6-19 24% -38
May 15-13 53.6% +18
June 11-17 39.3% -14
July 11-17 39.3% -21
August 12-16 42.9% -22
September 13-12 52% +5

Did the 1997 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1997.

What was the run differential for the 1997 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -72. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 73.6 wins, or a 74-88 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1997 Chicago Cubs went 25-28.

How did the 1997 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1997 Chicago Cubs went 3-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997 Chicago Cubs was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1997 regular season was 14 games, which happened once during the season.

1997 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 1, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Apr 2, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 3 - 4
Thu, Apr 3, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Apr 4, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Apr 5, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 11
Sun, Apr 6, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 4
Tue, Apr 8, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Loss 3 - 5
Thu, Apr 10, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Loss 0 - 1
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Apr 13, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 6
Tue, Apr 15, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 7 - 10
Wed, Apr 16, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 0 - 4
Sat, Apr 19, 1997 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 3
Mon, Apr 21, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 6 - 4
Tue, Apr 22, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Apr 23, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 4
Thu, Apr 24, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Apr 25, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 11 - 1
Sat, Apr 26, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 6
Sun, Apr 27, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 7
Mon, Apr 28, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 2
Tue, Apr 29, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 14 - 8
Wed, Apr 30, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 5 - 11
Thu, May 1, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 4 - 5
Fri, May 2, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Sat, May 3, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Sun, May 4, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 5
Tue, May 6, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 7, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 6
Thu, May 8, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Win 6 - 2
Fri, May 9, 1997 @ San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3 (14)
Sat, May 10, 1997 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Sun, May 11, 1997 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 11
Tue, May 13, 1997 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 14, 1997 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 6
Thu, May 15, 1997 vs San Diego Padres Win 8 - 2
Fri, May 16, 1997 vs San Diego Padres Win 16 - 7
Sat, May 17, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 4
Sun, May 18, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3
Mon, May 19, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Win 15 - 4
Tue, May 20, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Wed, May 21, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 0
Fri, May 23, 1997 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 1
Sat, May 24, 1997 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 4 (12)
Sun, May 25, 1997 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 5 - 7
Mon, May 26, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 27, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 8 - 7
Wed, May 28, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 4
Thu, May 29, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1
Fri, May 30, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 5
Sat, May 31, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 4
Sun, Jun 1, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 1
Mon, Jun 2, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jun 3, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jun 4, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jun 5, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 9 (10)
Fri, Jun 6, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 3
Sat, Jun 7, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 5
Sun, Jun 8, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 5
Mon, Jun 9, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Jun 10, 1997 vs New York Mets Loss 6 - 10
Wed, Jun 11, 1997 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jun 13, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jun 14, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 9 - 5
Sun, Jun 15, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jun 16, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 3
Tue, Jun 17, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 18, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Jun 20, 1997 @ Houston Astros Loss 3 - 7
Sat, Jun 21, 1997 @ Houston Astros Loss 3 - 7
Sun, Jun 22, 1997 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Jun 23, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 0
Tue, Jun 24, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 7
Wed, Jun 25, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Jun 26, 1997 vs Houston Astros Loss 6 - 7 (10)
Fri, Jun 27, 1997 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jun 28, 1997 vs Houston Astros Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 29, 1997 vs Houston Astros Loss 8 - 10
Mon, Jun 30, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 7
Tue, Jul 1, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 1
Wed, Jul 2, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 2
Thu, Jul 3, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jul 4, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 3
Sat, Jul 5, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 9
Sun, Jul 6, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 4
Thu, Jul 10, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Jul 11, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 1
Sat, Jul 12, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 2 (12)
Sun, Jul 13, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 5 - 11
Mon, Jul 14, 1997 vs Houston Astros Loss 7 - 9 (15)
Tue, Jul 15, 1997 vs Houston Astros Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jul 16, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 6 - 5
Thu, Jul 17, 1997 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sat, Jul 19, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Win 7 - 0
Sat, Jul 19, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Win 6 - 5
Sun, Jul 20, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 5 - 9
Tue, Jul 22, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Jul 22, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 4
Wed, Jul 23, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 1
Thu, Jul 24, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 1 - 7
Fri, Jul 25, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 3 - 9
Sat, Jul 26, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Jul 27, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 0 - 4
Mon, Jul 28, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 6