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Friday May 17,1991This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1991-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles5BoxBen McDonaldScott Lewis(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox5BoxDonn PallMike TimlinBobby Thigpen
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians11BoxTom CandiottiMike Moore(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers1BoxScott EricksonBill GullicksonSteve Bedrosian
Milwaukee Brewers7Kansas City Royals5BoxChuck CrimMark DavisJulio Machado
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees0BoxRandy JohnsonTim LearyBill Swift
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers6BoxKevin BrownGreg HarrisJeff Russell
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves9BoxSteve AveryVicente Palacios(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds7BoxRandy MyersBruce HurstRob Dibble
New York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxFrank ViolaMike Morgan(none)
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxTommy GreeneLes Lancaster(none)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants0BoxBarry JonesMike LaCossScott Ruskin
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJim DeshaiesLee SmithAl Osuna

Standings as of 1991-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox322012.625--136110268-512-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1306466.492
246Toronto Blue Jays362115.5831.0147128197-914-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome1267056.556
31018Detroit Tigers331617.4854.515614888-118-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium1296861.527
4917Milwaukee Brewers331617.4854.514514418-78-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1296762.519
51223Cleveland Indians311219.3877.512612519-83-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1314586.344
61425Baltimore Orioles321220.3758.0126158-327-115-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1305575.423
71324New York Yankees321220.3758.0142165-235-127-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I1305971.454
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners352114.600--13513418-913-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1276265.488
235Oakland Athletics342014.5880.518017287-1113-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1286464.500
359Texas Rangers301614.5332.5139126138-88-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1326963.523
4611Chicago White Sox311615.5163.0118145-278-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II1317160.542
6713California Angels351817.5143.01521381410-78-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium1276364.496
5814Minnesota Twins351817.5143.0149136136-1012-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1277750.606
71122Kansas City Royals331320.3947.0115137-227-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium1296960.535
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates342212.647--1591312810-512-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1287652.594
223New York Mets332013.6061.51321112110-610-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1285771.445
3510St. Louis Cardinals341816.5294.0130137-77-1011-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1286662.516
4815Chicago Cubs351718.4865.5146148-26-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1256065.480
5716Philadelphia Phillies351718.4865.514614157-1210-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1276166.480
6920Montreal Expos351619.4576.5129139-107-119-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1265571.437
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Atlanta Braves311714.548--1511084310-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1317754.588
248Los Angeles Dodgers331815.545--138116229-79-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1297554.581
3612Cincinnati Reds331716.5151.0116117-18-109-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium1295772.442
41019San Diego Padres351619.4573.0137171-349-77-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium1276859.535
51121Houston Astros331320.3945.0113148-356-97-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1295277.403
61226San Francisco Giants351223.3437.0132162-304-148-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1276364.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Aldrete1B-LF30.108Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Mike Blowers3B26.023Traded by Yankees to Mariners for Jim Blueberg and Cash.