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American League

East Division

  W L Pct GB Home Road
*Baltimore9864.60546-3552-29
New York9666.593247-3329-19
 Detroit7983.4881942-3937-44
 Boston7884.4812039-4239-42
 Toronto7686.4692242-3934-47
1997 Managers: Bal– Davey Johnson (2nd season); NY– Joe Torre (2nd); Det– Buddy Bell (2nd); Bos– Jimy Williams (1st); Tor– replaced Cito Gaston (9th, 72-85) on Sept. 24 with Mel Queen (4-1).
1996 Standings: 1. New York (92–70); 2. Baltimore (88–74); 3. Boston (85–77); 4. Toronto (74–88); 5. Detroit (53–109).

Central Division

  W L Pct GB Home Road
* Cleveland8675.53444-3742-38
 Chicago8081.497645-3635-45
 Milwaukee7883.484847-3331-50
 Minnesota6894.420181/235-4633-48
 Kansas City6794.4161933-4734-47
1997 Managers: Cle– Mike Hargrove (7th season); Chi– Terry Bevington (3rd); Mil– Phil Garner (6th); Min– Tom Kelly (12th); KC– replaced Bob Boone (3rd, 36-46) with Tony Muser (1st, 31-48) on July 9.
1996 Standings: 1. Cleveland (99–62); 2. Chicago (85–77); 3. Milwaukee (80–82); 4. Minnesota (78–84); 5. Kansas City (75–86).

West Division

  W L Pct GB Home Road
* Seattle9072.55645-3645-36
 Anaheim8478.519646-3638-42
 Texas7785.4751339-4238-43
 Oakland6597.4012535-4630-51
1997 Managers: Sea– Lou Piniella (5th season); Ana– Terry Collins (1st); Tex– Johnny Oates (3rd); Oak– Art Howe (2nd).
1996 Standings: 1. Texas (90–72); 2. Seattle (85–76); 3. Oakland (78–84); 4. California (70–91). Note: The California Angels changed their name to the Anaheim Angels prior to the 1997 season.

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