MLB Batting Leaders - 1897 - Batting Average
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
1Willie Keeler191295641452392719074350640.424
2Fred Clarke211285181202023013667450570.390
3Jesse Burkett16127517129198287260760280.383
4Ed Delahanty161295301092004015596600260.377
5Joe Kelley171315051131833195118700440.362
6Nap Lajoie2112754510719740239127150200.361
7Hughie Jennings17117439133156269279420600.355
8Chick Stahl101144691121663013497380180.354
 Jack Doyle1711446091163294287290620.354
10Jake Stenzel91315361131894374116360690.353
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
 George Davis24130519112183311010136410650.353
12Jimmy Collins1413452910318328136132410140.346
13Billy Hamilton141275071521741753611050660.343
 Deacon McGuire26933275111217745321090.343
15Gene Demontreville1113356692193278393210300.341
16Hugh Duffy17134550130187251011129520410.340
 Bill Lange71184791191632414583480730.340
18Chief Sockalexis366278439498342180160.338
 Cupid Childs13114444105150159161740250.338
 Honus Wagner21612373780174239150190.338
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
21Bobby Wallace251305169917333214112480140.335
22Tommy Tucker139736652122205565290180.333
23Mike Tiernan131275281231742910572610400.330
 George Vanhaltren17129564117186229364400500.330
 Jake Beckley20114433841431912887200250.330
26Duff Cooley131335661241861413440510310.329
 Klondike Douglass912551677170153650520120.329
28John Anderson14117492931602812485170290.325
 John McGraw1610639190127153048990440.325
30Patsy Donovan1712047982154167057250340.322
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
 Duke Farrell187826141849605317080.322
 Herman Long1610745089145327369230220.322
33Walter Thornton475265398596055300130.321
34Kid Gleason22131540851721641106260430.319
35Fred Tenney17132566125180243185490340.318
36Mike Griffin121345341361692511256810160.316
 Dusty Miller711944083139271470480290.316
 Chief Zimmer1980294509322304025080.316
39Bill Everitt79237963119147539360260.314
 Fielder Jones151355481341721510149610480.314
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
41Kip Selbach131244861131522516559800460.313
42Elmer Smith14123467991451917654700250.310
43Bobby Lowe18123499871542485106320160.309
44Candy Lachance12126520861602816490150260.308
45Fred Hartman612451667158218267260180.306
46Harry Davis22111429701311028263260210.305
47Bill Joyce81093881091181513364780330.304
48Perry Werden7131506761532114583400140.302
49Bid McPhee1881282458513713935090.301
50Jimmy Ryan181365201031563317585500270.300