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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 1997-06-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves4BoxMike BieleckiJim PooleMark Wohlers
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs7BoxGeremi GonzalezJohn Smiley(none)
Colorado Rockies9Florida Marlins2BoxJohn ThomsonRick Helling(none)
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros3BoxJoey HamiltonBilly WagnerTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets8BoxRick ReedMatt BeechCory Lidle
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxFrancisco CordovaJim Bullinger(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxChan Ho ParkAlan Benes(none)
Minnesota Twins5Anaheim Angels4BoxGreg SwindellShigetoshi HasegawaRick Aguilera
New York Yankees11Boston Red Sox6BoxJeff NelsonKerry Lacy(none)
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJose MercedesDoug DrabekDoug Jones
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics8BoxMike OquistRobert Person(none)
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners4BoxScott SandersJustin ThompsonBobby Ayala
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers2BoxJose RosadoJohn BurkettRandy Veres

Standings as of 1997-06-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles513615.706--2901949617-819-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1116249.559
238New York Yankees553025.5458.03092466317-1113-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1076641.617
3815Toronto Blue Jays522626.50010.5204232-2814-1112-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1105060.455
4918Detroit Tigers532528.47212.02682452311-1614-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1095455.495
51324Boston Red Sox522230.42314.5271288-1711-1611-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1105654.509
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians512724.529--2912751613-1514-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1105951.536
2612Milwaukee Brewers512625.5101.0249250-18-1818-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1105258.473
31019Kansas City Royals522428.4623.5232252-2013-1311-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1094366.394
41121Chicago White Sox522329.4424.5264283-199-1514-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1095752.523
51222Minnesota Twins552431.4365.0266314-4811-1413-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1074463.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Texas Rangers532924.547--2562461013-1216-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1094861.440
2511Anaheim Angels532825.5281.02862711511-1517-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1095653.514
3714Seattle Mariners552827.5092.0322329-716-1212-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1076245.579
41426Oakland Athletics572334.4048.0276359-8311-2012-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1054263.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves543717.685--2651759016-921-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1086444.593
234Florida Marlins533122.5855.52322032912-1319-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1096148.560
345New York Mets543123.5746.02621917116-1315-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1085751.528
4610Montreal Expos532825.5288.5266266010-1618-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1095059.459
51428Philadelphia Phillies541935.35218.0190300-1109-2010-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1084959.454
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1816Pittsburgh Pirates542727.500--229247-1815-1212-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1085256.481
2917Houston Astros552629.4731.5236234212-1714-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1075849.542
31020St. Louis Cardinals532429.4532.520920459-1915-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1094960.450
41225Chicago Cubs542232.4075.0230244-149-2013-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1084662.426
51327Cincinnati Reds552035.3647.5202278-768-2112-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1075651.523
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants533122.585--220231-1113-1018-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1095950.541
256Colorado Rockies543024.5561.53302943615-1515-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1085355.491
3713Los Angeles Dodgers532726.5094.01941831110-1517-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1096148.560
41123San Diego Padres532330.4348.0249264-159-1314-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1095356.486


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chuck CarrCF-OF29.296Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Dan DiPaceOF22.038Signed by independent Tyler (Texas-Louisiana) 
Alex Eckelman2B22.320Signed by independent Richmond (Frontier) 
John KellyP24.170Signed by independent Minot (Prairie) 
Bobby MunozP29.090Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Akinori OtsukaP25.140Drafted by Kintetsu (Japan) in second round of 1997 Japanese draft 
Jarrod Patterson3B23.267Signed by independent Regina (Prairie) 
Tony PavlovichP22.282Signed by independent Springfield (Frontier) 
Luis Rodriguez2B16.339Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins 
Tony RunionP25.178Signed by independent Sioux Falls (Northern)