National League

East Division

W L Pct GB Home Road
New York8874.5431847-3441-40
1998 Managers: Atl– Bobby Cox (9th season); NY– Bobby Valentine (3rd); Phi– Jim Fregosi (8th); Mon– Felipe Alou (7th); Fla– Jim Leyland (2nd).
1997 Standings: 1. Atlanta (101-61); 2. Florida (92-70); 3. New York (88-74); 4. Montreal (78-84); 5. Philadelphia (68-94).

Central Division

W L Pct GB Home Road
St. Louis8379.5121948-3435-45
1998 Managers: Hou– Larry Dierker (2nd season); Chi– Jim Riggleman (4th); St.L– Tony La Russa (3rd); Cin– Jack McKeon (2nd); Mil– Phil Garner (7th); Pit– Gene Lamont (2nd).
1997 Standings: 1. Houston (84-78); 2. Pittsburgh (79-83); 3. Cincinnati (76-86); 4. St. Louis (73-89); 5. Chicago (68-94). Note: Milwaukee moved to the National League in 1998, becoming the first team to switch leagues this century.

West Division

W L Pct GB Home Road
*San Diego9864.60554-2744-37
San Francisco8974.54691/249-3228-16
Los Angeles8379.5121548-3335-46
1998 Managers: SD– Bruce Bochy (4th season); SF– Dusty Baker (6th); LA– replaced Bill Russell (3rd, 36-38) with Glenn Hoffman (47-41) on June 21; Col– Don Baylor (6th); Ari– Buck Showalter (1st).
1997 Standings: 1. San Francisco (90-72); 2. Los Angeles (88-74); 3. Colorado (83-79); 4. San Diego (76-86). Note: Arizona was an expansion team in 1998.

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