1997 Chicago Cubs
68 - 94
1996 / 1998 (Organization)
5th place in the NL Central (16 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
42 - 39 (.519)
26 - 55 (.321)
-1.4 wins
-11.6 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 687 / 771 ( -84 )
Allowed/Expected: 759 / 764 ( +5 )
Pyth Record: 73 - 89 (-5)
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Wrigley Field
Attendance: 2,190,308 Avg Att: 27,041 (0.96)
Att Rank: 6 / 14 Lg Avg: 28,118
       
Park Factor: 1.04    
HR Factor: 1.10 R/L HR: 1.18 / 0.98
Notes:


1997 Chicago Cubs
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
26.9
2.0
0.9
0.6
34.8
0.6
0.9
-0.5
26.0
-0.4
-0.1
-0.5
25.1
-0.2
-0.2
-0.2
25.2
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
26.7
0.2
0.1
0.0

Center Field
29.8
2.1
0.5
1.8
34.0
0.2
0.5
-0.3


Right Field
28.6
2.5
0.8
1.0
Shortstop
34.3
0.1
1.9
-1.2
29.7
-0.5
-0.5
0.4
26.3
0.3
0.5
-0.0
Second Base
37.8
0.8
0.6
0.5
23.2
0.1
0.1
0.1
Third Base
24.8
2.4
1.4
1.1
28.0
1.1
0.8
0.5
28.6
0.5
1.3
-0.8
First Base
33.0
4.2
3.0
0.3
Manager
W-L
44.6
68-94
.420
0.1
Catcher
30.1
0.6
0.1
1.1
26.5
-0.8
-0.3
-0.3
26.4
-0.7
-0.6
-0.0
Starting Pitcher
IP
26.7
201.3
0.7
0.9
-0.1
34.3
157.0
1.3
1.4
-0.1
28.5
146.3
1.0
1.1
-0.1
22.5
144.0
1.1
1.3
-0.2
28.3
98.0
-0.4
-0.5
0.0
33.4
85.0
1.8
1.8
-0.0
29.1
63.0
1.4
1.5
-0.1
23.5
38.0
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
26.4
36.3
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
29.4
8.0
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
Swingman
IP
28.0
9.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
Relief Pitcher
IP
28.6
84.0
0.5
0.6
-0.1
24.3
74.0
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
30.1
60.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
38.1
59.3
1.1
1.1
0.0
30.6
59.0
0.2
0.2
0.0
24.2
55.7
-0.5
-0.6
0.0
26.9
28.3
0.6
0.6
0.0
31.7
9.7
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
27.3
9.3
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
22.9
3.7
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James