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Monday April 21,1997This 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 1997-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets4BoxFrank CastilloGreg McMichaelTerry Adams
Philadelphia Phillies10Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxCurt SchillingSteve Cooke(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Anaheim Angels5BoxRich DeLuciaPaul Spoljaric(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox4BoxAaron SeleScott EricksonHeathcliff Slocumb
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox3BoxDavid ConeDoug DrabekMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners6BoxBobby AyalaBrian BevilNorm Charlton
Detroit Tigers7Texas Rangers6BoxA.J. SagerEd VosbergDan Miceli

Standings as of 1997-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles15114.733--7854245-46-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1478760.592
2512Boston Red Sox1798.5293.09680164-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1456976.476
3815Toronto Blue Jays1688.5003.56958114-34-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1466878.466
41119Detroit Tigers20911.4504.5117128-114-55-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1427072.493
51322New York Yankees19811.4215.010288147-71-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1438855.615
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Milwaukee Brewers1486.571--615383-45-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1477077.476
2411Minnesota Twins18108.556--9396-34-66-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1445886.403
3917Cleveland Indians1789.4711.5105120-155-53-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1447866.542
41220Kansas City Royals1679.4382.06975-64-43-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1456085.414
51427Chicago White Sox18513.2785.07799-222-53-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1437568.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners19127.632--11211026-16-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1437865.545
3614Texas Rangers1688.5002.5707003-35-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1466977.473
2713Oakland Athletics1899.5002.58192-114-65-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1445688.389
41016Anaheim Angels1789.4713.09299-74-44-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1457669.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves17134.765--9554415-38-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1458857.607
268Florida Marlins17107.5883.06453113-57-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1458263.566
3921Montreal Expos1679.4385.57793-164-63-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1467175.486
51225Philadelphia Phillies18612.3337.55980-214-62-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1446282.431
41124New York Mets18612.3337.56873-53-63-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1448262.569
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Houston Astros18117.611--6857115-56-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1447371.507
2818Pittsburgh Pirates1789.4712.55882-244-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1457174.490
31023St. Louis Cardinals17611.3534.54759-123-93-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1456778.462
41326Cincinnati Reds18612.3335.067109-422-104-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1447074.486
51428Chicago Cubs16214.1258.04685-392-80-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1466680.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants16133.813--6647195-08-3W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1467769.527
234Colorado Rockies16115.6882.012187346-25-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1467274.493
346Los Angeles Dodgers16106.6253.06144173-17-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1467868.534
4710San Diego Padres1697.5634.07246263-16-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1466779.459


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rolando ArrojoP28.277Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
Ryan ThompsonCF-RF29.169Signed as Free Agent by Indians.