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1997 Atlanta Braves 1997 Atlanta Braves
Record 101-61 .623
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Standings Won the NL East
Pythagorean 103-59, 103-59, 103-59
Runs (S/A) 791 / 581
PostseasonWon NLDS 3-0 over Houston Astros
Lost NLCS 4-2 to Florida Marlins
BallparkTurner Field
Park FactorsBatting: 102 / Pitching: 100
Attendance3,464,488 (2nd) (3rd)
Fancost$136 (1st) / $10,993
Payroll/Avg$53,111,000 / $1,817,543 (4th)
OpExp/$PV$101,000,000 / $1,000,000
Rev/OpInc$119,000,000 / $18,000,000
Spring TrainingWest Palm Beach, Florida (Municipal Stadium)
ManagerBobby Cox
CoachesBobby Dews, Clarence Jones, Jim Beauchamp, Leo Mazzone, Ned Yost, Pat Corrales
ExecutivesChairman of the Board: William Bartholomay, General Manager: John Schuerholz
Minor Leagues(AAA) Richmond Braves, (AA) Greenville Braves, (A) Macon Braves, (A) Eugene Emeralds, (A) Durham Bulls, (Rookie) Danville Braves
Radio (WSB) Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray
TV (WTBS) Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray
Cable TV (SportsSouth) Bob Rathbun, Ernie Johnson

The 1997 Atlanta Braves went 101-61 and finished 1st in the National League East. The Braves drew 3,464,488 to Turner Field. Jeff Blauser, Tom Glavine, Chipper Jones, Kenny Lofton, Javy Lopez, Greg Maddux and Denny Neagle made the All-Star team. Gold Glove winners for 1997 included Greg Maddux.

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Jeff Blauser made the All Star team and batted .308 for the Braves in 1997.

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