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Saturday May 24,1997This 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 1997-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds4BoxJeff ShawTurk Wendell(none)
Houston Astros7Colorado Rockies0BoxDarryl KileJohn Burke(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxRamon MartinezTom Glavine(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos7BoxJeff JudenJason SchmidtUgueth Urbina
New York Mets8Philadelphia Phillies4BoxArmando ReynosoCalvin MaduroJohn Franco
Florida Marlins9San Diego Padres7BoxJay PowellDoug BochtlerRobb Nen
St. Louis Cardinals9San Francisco Giants3BoxAndy BenesJoe Roa(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago White Sox8BoxBill SimasMike FettersRoberto Hernandez
Baltimore Orioles8Cleveland Indians3BoxMike MussinaSteve Kline(none)
Texas Rangers8Detroit Tigers4BoxKen HillTim Pugh(none)
Seattle Mariners5Kansas City Royals11BoxRandy VeresJamie MoyerHipolito Pichardo
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins7BoxRich RobertsonMike MohlerRick Aguilera
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees4BoxMariano RiveraJohn Wasdin(none)
Anaheim Angels3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxAllen WatsonWoody WilliamsTroy Percival

Standings as of 1997-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles453114.689--2471697814-717-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1176750.573
249New York Yankees482622.5426.52652065913-1013-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1147044.614
3713Toronto Blue Jays442321.5237.5161180-1913-910-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1185365.449
41120Detroit Tigers462026.43511.5232222109-1511-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1165957.509
51324Boston Red Sox451827.40013.0236250-1411-167-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1176057.513
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians452421.533--2572431411-1213-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1166254.534
2817Milwaukee Brewers432122.4882.0206219-136-1515-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1185761.483
3918Chicago White Sox442123.4772.5230237-78-1113-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1175958.504
41019Kansas City Royals452124.4673.0208222-1411-1210-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1164670.397
51223Minnesota Twins471928.4046.0221265-449-1310-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1154966.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers452619.578--2202031711-915-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1175166.436
237Anaheim Angels452520.5561.0248232169-1216-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1175958.504
3612Seattle Mariners472522.5322.0281288-715-1010-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1156550.565
41425Oakland Athletics491930.3889.0226302-769-1910-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1134667.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves473314.702--2311518014-819-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1156847.591
223Florida Marlins462818.6094.52001653510-1218-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1166452.552
346Montreal Expos462620.5656.5244220249-1417-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1165264.448
458New York Mets482622.5427.52221725014-1212-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1146252.544
51226Philadelphia Phillies471829.38315.0168256-888-1410-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1155065.435
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros482523.521--2041842012-1413-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1145955.518
2916Pittsburgh Pirates472324.4891.5186222-3614-129-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1155659.487
31122St. Louis Cardinals461927.4135.0172174-27-1812-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1165462.466
41327Chicago Cubs461729.3707.0197214-177-1810-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1165165.440
51428Cincinnati Reds461531.3269.0165245-807-188-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1166155.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants462719.587--193202-911-816-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1166353.543
2611Colorado Rockies472522.5322.52812592212-1413-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1155857.504
3714Los Angeles Dodgers462422.5223.0170159119-1215-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1166452.552
41021San Diego Padres462026.4357.0207217-106-1214-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1165660.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis MartinezP42.010Released by Mariners. 
Josue Matos P19.070signed 
Travis PhelpsP19.303signed