The following are the baseball events of the year 1897 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

National League final standings

1897 Boston Beaneaters
1897 Boston Beaneaters
National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 93 39 0.705 54–12 39–27
Baltimore Orioles 90 40 0.692 2 51–15 39–25
New York Giants 83 48 0.634 51–19 32–29
Cincinnati Reds 76 56 0.576 17 49–18 27–38
Cleveland Spiders 69 62 0.527 23½ 49–16 20–46
Washington Senators 61 71 0.462 32 40–26 21–45
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 61 71 0.462 32 38–29 23–42
Pittsburgh Pirates 60 71 0.458 32½ 38–27 22–44
Chicago Colts 59 73 0.447 34 36–30 23–43
Philadelphia Phillies 55 77 0.417 38 32–34 23–43
Louisville Colonels 52 78 0.400 40 34–31 18–47
St. Louis Browns 29 102 0.221 63½ 18–41 11–61

National League statistical leaders

Kid Nichols
Kid Nichols

Notable seasons

Events

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "Willie Keeler Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 18, 2021.
  2. ^ "1897 National League Batting Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 18, 2021.
  3. ^ "Kid Nichols Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 18, 2021.
  4. ^ "1897 National League Pitching Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 18, 2021.
  5. ^ Felber, Bill. "June 29, 1897: The Chicago Colts' record romp for 36 runs". sabr.org. Retrieved 15 September 2020.