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Sunday September 8,1996This 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 1996-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles6BoxAlan MillsJoey Eischen(none)
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox7BoxJames BaldwinAaron SeleRoberto Hernandez
Seattle Mariners1Cleveland Indians2BoxCharles NagyTerry Mulholland(none)
Seattle Mariners6Cleveland Indians5BoxNorm CharltonJose Mesa(none)
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxBobby WittBryce Florie(none)
California Angels4Minnesota Twins2BoxJim AbbottFrankie RodriguezTroy Percival
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees2BoxErik HansonAndy PettitteMike Timlin
Kansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics8BoxJim CorsiHipolito Pichardo(none)
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves2BoxMark ClarkGreg Maddux(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds8BoxJeff ShawJose Bautista(none)
Montreal Expos1Florida Marlins2BoxRick HellingPedro MartinezRobb Nen
Colorado Rockies5Houston Astros2BoxSteve ReedShane ReynoldsBruce Ruffin
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDan PlesacDarren DreifortJohn Ericks
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJaime NavarroMike MimbsTurk Wendell
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxFernando ValenzuelaTodd StottlemyreTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1996-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1427963.556--7417073436-3543-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I20137.650
259Baltimore Orioles1437766.5382.58417994238-3138-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards19118.579
3714Boston Red Sox1437370.5106.5818820-233-4140-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park19127.632
41121Toronto Blue Jays1436677.46213.5696729-3335-3831-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome19811.421
51428Detroit Tigers1435192.35728.5692961-26924-5327-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium19217.105
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1418358.589--82068014044-3139-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field20164.800
248Chicago White Sox1447866.5426.58027049838-3440-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II18711.389
3815Minnesota Twins1437271.50312.08037921137-3335-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome19613.316
41020Milwaukee Brewers1446876.47216.5787797-1033-3535-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium18126.667
51323Kansas City Royals1446579.45119.5658704-4636-3929-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium17107.588
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1438162.566--83869514335-3546-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington19910.474
2612Seattle Mariners1417368.5187.08698076236-3137-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome20128.600
3919Oakland Athletics1457075.48312.0777804-2734-3636-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1789.471
41222California Angels1436578.45516.0701844-14326-4439-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium18513.278
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1428656.606--68954914036-3250-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium201010.500
226Montreal Expos1427864.5498.06745987634-3644-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium201010.500
31018Florida Marlins1447074.48617.0607648-4124-4546-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium18108.556
41124New York Mets1436380.44123.5674702-2826-4637-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium19811.421
51427Philadelphia Phillies1445886.40329.0575708-13327-4531-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1899.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510St. Louis Cardinals1437766.538--6896365334-3443-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II19118.579
2611Houston Astros1447668.5281.5694710-1634-3942-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome18612.333
3713Cincinnati Reds1437370.5104.0706702433-3640-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium19811.421
4917Chicago Cubs1427171.5005.56936543932-3939-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field20515.250
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1415982.41817.0634731-9729-4130-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium21147.667
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1427864.549--6125882439-3539-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium20128.600
247San Diego Padres1447965.549--6956118441-3438-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium18126.667
3816Colorado Rockies1437271.5036.5851855-425-4947-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field19118.579
41326San Francisco Giants1415982.41818.5649750-10127-4732-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park21912.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian SweeneyP22.087Purchased by Mariners from Lafayette (Heartland).