1997 Cleveland Indians

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86-75 Lost WS
Record Outcome

1997 Cleveland Indians

What was the record of the 1997 Cleveland Indians?

The Cleveland Indians finished the regular season with a 86-75 record. They went 44-37 at home and 42-38 on the road. Including the postseason, the Cleveland Indians went 96-83. Their final game was a loss in the World Series to the Florida Marlins.

What division did the 1997 Cleveland Indians play in?

The 1997 Cleveland Indians played in the Central Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1997 Cleveland Indians?

During the regular season, the 1997 Cleveland Indians went 31-16 against their AL Central opponents.

Who won the AL Central in 1997?

The Indians won the AL Central in the 1997 season with a 86-75 record. The White Sox finished 6 games back with a 80-81 record. The Brewers finished 8 games back with a 78-83 record. The Twins finished 18.5 games back with a 68-94 record. The Royals finished 19 games back with a 67-94 record.

What was the 1997 Cleveland Indians record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Kansas City Royals 8-3 72.7% +16
Minnesota Twins 8-4 66.7% +17
Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 66.7% +7
Chicago White Sox 7-5 58.3% +18

What was the 1997 Cleveland Indians record by month?

The 1997 Cleveland Indians had their best month in May, when they went 15-11 and had a 57.7% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 12-13 and had a 48% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 12-13 48% -5
May 15-11 57.7% +21
June 13-11 54.2% +9
July 14-13 51.9% -14
August 16-14 53.3% +22
September 16-13 55.2% +20

Did the 1997 Cleveland Indians Win The World Series?

No. While the 1997 Cleveland Indians did play in the World Series, they lost to the Florida Marlins.

What was the run differential for the 1997 Cleveland Indians?

The Cleveland Indians finished the regular season with a run differential of +53. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Indians could have been expected to have about 85.1 wins, or a 85-76 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997 Cleveland Indians perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1997 Cleveland Indians went 19-22.

How did the 1997 Cleveland Indians perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1997 Cleveland Indians went 4-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997 Cleveland Indians?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997 Cleveland Indians was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997 Cleveland Indians?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Indians had during the 1997 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1997 Cleveland Indians Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Apr 2, 1997 @ Oakland Athletics Win 9 - 7
Thu, Apr 3, 1997 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Apr 4, 1997 @ Anaheim Angels Loss 6 - 8 (11)
Sat, Apr 5, 1997 @ Anaheim Angels Win 7 - 5
Sun, Apr 6, 1997 @ Anaheim Angels Win 10 - 8
Mon, Apr 7, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 3
Tue, Apr 8, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 8 - 14
Wed, Apr 9, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 11
Fri, Apr 11, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Win 15 - 3
Sun, Apr 13, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 3 - 8
Mon, Apr 14, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 6
Tue, Apr 15, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 4 - 8
Wed, Apr 16, 1997 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 11
Thu, Apr 17, 1997 @ Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 3
Fri, Apr 18, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 10
Sat, Apr 19, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 11 - 6
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 4
Tue, Apr 22, 1997 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 8
Wed, Apr 23, 1997 vs Boston Red Sox Win 11 - 7
Thu, Apr 24, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 3
Fri, Apr 25, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 11 - 4
Sat, Apr 26, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 8 - 9
Sun, Apr 27, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Apr 29, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 10 - 4
Wed, Apr 30, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 9 - 11 (10)
Thu, May 1, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 7 - 1
Sat, May 3, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 6
Sun, May 4, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 2
Tue, May 6, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4
Wed, May 7, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 1
Thu, May 8, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 4
Fri, May 9, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 0
Sat, May 10, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 6
Sun, May 11, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 11
Mon, May 12, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 4
Tue, May 13, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 3
Wed, May 14, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Fri, May 16, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 5
Sat, May 17, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 1
Sun, May 18, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 6
Tue, May 20, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 3
Wed, May 21, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 1 - 0
Thu, May 22, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 9 - 1
Fri, May 23, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 1
Sat, May 24, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 8
Sun, May 25, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 6
Mon, May 26, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Win 10 - 4
Tue, May 27, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 8
Wed, May 28, 1997 @ Kansas City Royals Win 10 - 3
Fri, May 30, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 3
Sat, May 31, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 5 - 8
Tue, Jun 3, 1997 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 9
Wed, Jun 4, 1997 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 9
Thu, Jun 5, 1997 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 4 (11)
Fri, Jun 6, 1997 @ Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jun 7, 1997 @ Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 5
Sun, Jun 8, 1997 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 12
Tue, Jun 10, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 4
Wed, Jun 11, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3 (11)
Thu, Jun 12, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 6
Sat, Jun 14, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 8 - 3
Sat, Jun 14, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Jun 15, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 9 - 2
Mon, Jun 16, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Jun 17, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 1
Wed, Jun 18, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Jun 20, 1997 vs New York Yankees Loss 1 - 7
Sat, Jun 21, 1997 vs New York Yankees Win 13 - 4
Sun, Jun 22, 1997 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 2
Mon, Jun 23, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 7
Tue, Jun 24, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Win 10 - 5
Fri, Jun 27, 1997 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Jun 28, 1997 @ New York Yankees Win 12 - 8
Sun, Jun 29, 1997 @ New York Yankees Loss 10 - 11
Mon, Jun 30, 1997 @ Houston Astros Win 6 - 4
Tue, Jul 1, 1997 @ Houston Astros Win 8 - 6
Wed, Jul 2, 1997 @ Houston Astros Loss 2 - 6
Fri, Jul 4, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 7 - 6
Sat, Jul 5, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 4
Sun, Jul 6, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 7
Thu, Jul 10, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Jul 11, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 1
Sat, Jul 12, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jul 13, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Win 12 - 5
Mon, Jul 14, 1997 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 2 (10)
Tue, Jul 15, 1997 @ New York Yankees Loss 6 - 12
Wed, Jul 16, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3
Thu, Jul 17, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 2
Fri, Jul 18, 1997 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 7
Sat, Jul 19, 1997 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Jul 20, 1997 vs Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 2
Mon, Jul 21, 1997 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jul 22, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Win 6 - 2
Wed, Jul 23, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Jul 24, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 11
Fri, Jul 25, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 26, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 27, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 2
Mon, Jul 28, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Jul 28, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 7 - 10
Tue, Jul 29, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 2 - 7
Wed, Jul 30, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Aug 1, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Win 8 - 5
Sat, Aug 2, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 3
Sun, Aug 3, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Loss 7 - 8
Mon, Aug 4, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 2
Tue, Aug 5, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Aug 6, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Aug 7, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 0 - 4
Fri, Aug 8, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Loss 5 - 6
Sat, Aug 9, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Aug 9, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Win 4 - 2
Sun, Aug 10, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Loss 6 - 7
Tue, Aug 12, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 4
Wed, Aug 13, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 13
Wed, Aug 13, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 1
Thu, Aug 14, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Win 12 - 1
Fri, Aug 15, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 4 (10)
Sat, Aug 16, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 4
Sun, Aug 17, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 5 - 10
Mon, Aug 18, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 3
Tue, Aug 19, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 5