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The Florida Marlins' 1997 season started off with the team trying to improve on their record from 1996. Their manager was Jim Leyland. They played home games at Pro Player Stadiummarker. They finished with a record of 92-70, winning the NL Wild Card got through the National League playoffs and won the World Series over the Cleveland Indians.

Offseason

  • November 22, 1996: Bobby Bonilla was Signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.
  • March 26, 1997: Cliff Floyd was traded by the Montreal Expos to the Florida Marlins for Dustin Hermanson and Joe Orsulak.


Regular season

Season standings

Transactions

  • July 21, 1997: Darren Daulton was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the Florida Marlins for Billy McMillon.
  • July 27, 1997: Craig Counsell was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Florida Marlins for Mark Hutton.
  • July 29, 1997: Matt Treanor was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Florida Marlins for Matt Whisenant.


Roster

1997 Florida Marlins
Roster
Pitchers CatchersInfielders Outfielders ManagerCoaches


Player stats

= Indicates team leader


Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
Charles Johnson 124 416 43 104 19 63 .250 0
Jeff Conine 151 405 46 98 17 61 .242 2
Luis Castillo 75 263 27 63 0 8 .240 16
Bobby Bonilla 153 562 77 167 17 96 .297 6
Edgar Renteria 154 617 90 171 4 52 .277 32
Moises Alou 150 538 88 157 23 115 .292 9
Devon White 74 265 37 65 6 34 .245 13
Gary Sheffield 135 444 86 111 21 71 .250 11


Other batters

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
Josh Booty 4 5 2 3 0 1 .600 0
John Cangelosi 103 192 28 47 1 12 .245 5
Craig Counsell 51 164 20 49 1 16 .299 1
Darren Daulton 52 126 22 33 3 21 .262 2
Jim Eisenreich 120 293 36 82 2 34 .280 0
Cliff Floyd 61 137 23 32 6 19 .234 6
Bob Natal 4 4 2 2 1 3 .500 0


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO


Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA


Relief pitchers
Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
Robb Nen 73 74.0 9 3 35 3.89 81


NLDS

Florida wins the series, 3-0

Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Series
1 Florida 2 San Francisco 1 September 30 1-0 (FLA)
2 Florida 7 San Francisco 6 October 1 2-0 (FLA)
3 San Francisco 2 Florida 6 October 3 3-0 (FLA)


NLCS

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record(FLA-ATL) Attendance
1 October 7 Florida 5 Atlanta 3 1-0 49,244
2 October 8 Florida 1 Atlanta 7 1-1 48,933
3 October 10 Atlanta 2 Florida 5 2-1 53,857
4 October 11 Atlanta 4 Florida 0 2-2 54,890
5 October 12 Atlanta 1 Florida 2 3-2 46,496
6 October 14 Florida 7 Atlanta 4 4-2 50,466
Florida wins series 4–2 and advance to the World Series



World Series

Game 1

October 18, 1997 at Pro Player Stadiummarker in Miami, Floridamarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 11 0
Florida 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 x 7 7 1
W: Liván Hernández (1-0)   L: Orel Hershiser (0-1)  S: Robb Nen (1)
HR: CLEManny Ramírez (1), Jim Thome (1)  FLAMoisés Alou (1), Charles Johnson (1)


Game 2

October 19, 1997 at Pro Player Stadiummarker in Miami, Floridamarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 6 14 0
Florida 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
W: Chad Ogea (1-0)   L: Kevin Brown (0-1)  
HR: CLESandy Alomar Jr. (1)


Game 3

October 21, 1997 at Jacobs Fieldmarker in Cleveland, Ohiomarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Florida 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 7 14 16 3
Cleveland 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 4 11 10 3
W: Dennis Cook (1-0)   L: Eric Plunk (0-1)  S: Robb Nen (2)
HR: FLAGary Sheffield (1), Darren Daulton (1), Jim Eisenreich (1)  CLEJim Thome (2)


Game 4

October 22, 1997 at Jacobs Fieldmarker in Cleveland, Ohiomarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Florida 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 6 2
Cleveland 3 0 3 0 2 1 1 2 X 10 15 0
W: Jaret Wright (1-0)   L: Tony Saunders (0-1)  
HR: FLAMoisés Alou (2)  CLEManny Ramírez (2), Matt Williams (1)


Game 5

October 23, 1997 at Jacobs Fieldmarker in Cleveland, Ohiomarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Florida 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 8 15 2
Cleveland 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 9 0
W: Liván Hernández (2-0)   L: Orel Hershiser (0-2)  S: Robb Nen (3)
HR: FLAMoisés Alou (3)  CLESandy Alomar Jr. (2)


Game 6

October 25, 1997 at Pro Player Stadiummarker in Miami, Floridamarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 7 0
Florida 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
W: Chad Ogea (2-0)   L: Kevin Brown (0-2)  S: Jose Mesa (1)


Game 7

October 26, 1997 at Pro Player Stadiummarker in Miami, Floridamarker

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
Florida 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 8 0
W: Jay Powell (1-0)   L: Charles Nagy (0-1)  
HRFLA: Bobby Bonilla (1)


Awards and honors

1997 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
  • Moises Alou, Outfield, Reserve
  • Kevin Brown, Pitcher, Reserve
  • Charles Johnson, Catcher, Reserve


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