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Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after dismal start

...two-time World Series champion, Counsell scored the winning run for Florida in the 11th inning of Game 7 of the 1997 World Series and was MVP of the 2001 NL Championship Series for Arizona.Milwaukee is 38-65 since last July 1. The Brewers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-04/craig-counsell-hired-bre
Max Scherzer, Jon Lester will be under a microscope after signing huge contracts with new teams

...baseball's first $100 million man when he signed with the Dodgers in December 1998. He had pitched Florida to the 1997 World Series title and San Diego to the 1998 NL pennant.Brown's deal shocked a sport accustomed to escalating salaries since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-13/max-scherzer-jon-lester-
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski has seen game grow, change over long career

...earned some benefit of the doubt over the years.In 1991, Dombrowski joined the expansion Marlins, and they won the 1997 World Series. He became president of the Tigers in 2001.He's been a general manager for three very different franchises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-01/tigers-gm-dave-dombrowsk
Baseball roundup

...surprising Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Friday night to clinch their first playoff berth since winning the 1997 World Series. They'll face the National League West champion San Francisco Giants in a best-of-5 series beginning Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/27/bas_391610.shtml
Baseball
No dismantling this time for Marlins

...up the Marlins? Not this time. The dismantling ordered by founding Marlins owner Wayne Huizenga after they won the 1997 World Series nearly doomed baseball in South Florida, and current owner Jeffrey Loria knows better than to repeat the mistake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/27/bas_398551.shtml
Baseball
Braves sign Livan Hernandez

...season and went 8-13 with a 4.47 ERA in 29 starts.Hernandez is a two-time All Star and helped Florida win the 1997 World Series. He also spent time with San Francisco, Montreal, Arizona, Minnesota, Colorado and the New York Mets before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-03-30/braves-sign-livan-hernan
Giants hoping to contain Pierre, Castillo as series shifts to Miami

...Now the series moves Friday to Miami, where Pierre, Castillo and the Marlins' largest crowd since Game 7 of the 1997 World Series await. More than 58,000 fans are expected in support of a team that a month ago was drawing barely 10,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/03/bas_393492.shtml
Baseball
Indians edge out the Braves

...for an RBI single. "It was neat to come back here," said Wright, who rose to prominence with the Indians in the 1997 World Series, then spent five years battling inconsistency and shoulder injuries before being released in 2002. The 28-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/12/bra_408476.shtml
Braves
Can Marlins keep it together in '04?

...purge would evoke painful memories of the dismantling ordered by former owner Wayne Huizenga after Florida won the 1997 World Series. "I'm not doing that," Loria said. "I don't want to hear those words." Following the 1997 season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/24/bas_398217.shtml
Baseball
Marlins sale scheduled for approval

...new ballpark, Huizenga started a record payroll purge immediately after the Marlins beat Cleveland in Game 7 of the 1997 World Series. Florida's payroll dropped from $52.5 million to $19.1 million, and the Marlins went 54-108, the worst...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/13/oth_250119.shtml
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