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Wednesday April 23,1997This 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 1997-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins3Colorado Rockies7BoxJamey WrightKevin BrownBruce Ruffin
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMark GuthrieMark PetkovsekTodd Worrell
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos4BoxJim BullingerTerry MulhollandLee Smith
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets10BoxMark ClarkMike Morgan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRicardo RinconJerry Spradlin(none)
Houston Astros11San Diego Padres7BoxRamon GarciaTim Worrell(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants4BoxDoug HenryAlan Embree(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Anaheim Angels5BoxRich DeLuciaPaul Spoljaric(none)
Chicago White Sox11Baltimore Orioles9BoxTony CastilloArmando BenitezRoberto Hernandez
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians11BoxJack McDowellRicky Trlicek(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5New York Yankees10BoxKenny RogersBen McDonaldGraeme Lloyd
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics6BoxAriel PrietoRich RobertsonAaron Small
Kansas City Royals12Seattle Mariners10BoxRandy VeresEdwin HurtadoHipolito Pichardo
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers2BoxJohn WettelandDoug Brocail(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles17125.706--9067235-47-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1458659.593
2511Boston Red Sox19109.5263.011193185-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1436875.476
3616Toronto Blue Jays1899.5003.58069115-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1446777.465
4918New York Yankees211011.4764.012295277-73-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1418655.610
51322Detroit Tigers21912.4295.0118130-124-65-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1417071.496
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Minnesota Twins20119.550--99105-65-76-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1425785.401
2817Milwaukee Brewers1688.5001.06873-53-65-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1457075.483
31019Cleveland Indians19910.4741.5118135-175-54-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1427765.542
41221Kansas City Royals18810.4442.08392-95-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1435984.413
51427Chicago White Sox20614.3005.090111-213-63-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1417467.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Seattle Mariners21138.619--12912456-17-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1417764.546
249Texas Rangers1798.5292.0727113-36-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1456877.469
3714Oakland Athletics201010.5002.59098-84-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1425587.387
41120Anaheim Angels19910.4743.0103110-74-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1437568.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves19145.737--10258446-48-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1438756.608
2610Florida Marlins19109.5264.07173-23-77-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1438261.573
3915Montreal Expos1899.5004.58697-114-65-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1446975.479
41023New York Mets20812.4006.5857783-65-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1428062.563
51225Philadelphia Phillies19613.3168.06183-224-72-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1436281.434
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Houston Astros20137.650--9167247-56-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1427171.500
2813Pittsburgh Pirates1899.5003.06184-234-45-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1447074.486
31124St. Louis Cardinals19712.3685.55465-114-103-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1436677.462
41326Cincinnati Reds20614.3007.071126-552-124-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1427072.493
51428Chicago Cubs18216.11110.05094-442-100-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1446678.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants18144.778--7054165-09-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1447668.528
233Colorado Rockies18135.7221.014194476-27-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1447074.486
357Los Angeles Dodgers18117.6113.06751163-18-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1447767.535
4712San Diego Padres1899.5005.08269133-16-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1446777.465


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff HusonSS-2B32.251Traded by Rockies to Brewers for Creighton Gubanich.