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Monday June 9,1997This 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 1997-06-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets4Cincinnati Reds2BoxBobby JonesStan BelindaJohn Franco
Atlanta Braves3Colorado Rockies8BoxRoger BaileyTom Glavine(none)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxRamon MartinezChris Holt(none)
Chicago Cubs5Montreal Expos6BoxJeff JudenFrank CastilloUgueth Urbina
St. Louis Cardinals9San Diego Padres1BoxAndy BenesWill Cunnane(none)
Florida Marlins4San Francisco Giants7BoxKeith FoulkePat Rapp(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Chicago White Sox2BoxMike MussinaJames Baldwin(none)
Anaheim Angels12Kansas City Royals5BoxAllen WatsonGlendon Rusch(none)

Standings as of 1997-06-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles574017.702--32121710419-1021-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1055847.552
226New York Yankees613427.5578.03372686918-1316-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1016239.614
3816Toronto Blue Jays582830.48312.5222254-3214-1314-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1044856.462
41121Detroit Tigers592732.45814.02962841212-1715-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1035251.505
51425Boston Red Sox592435.40717.0310335-2512-1812-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1035449.524
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians573027.526--3273171015-1615-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1045648.538
2717Milwaukee Brewers582830.4832.5278286-88-2120-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1035053.485
3919Kansas City Royals592831.4753.0264286-2214-1414-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1023963.382
41020Chicago White Sox602832.4673.5305317-1212-1616-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1015249.515
51223Minnesota Twins612734.4435.0292345-5312-1515-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1014160.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Seattle Mariners613328.541--3543441019-1314-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1015744.564
2410Anaheim Angels603228.5330.53263052114-1718-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1025250.510
3612Texas Rangers593128.5251.02812701114-1517-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1034657.447
41324Oakland Athletics632637.4138.0305390-8513-2213-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum993960.394
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves624121.661--3062089820-1121-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1006040.600
234Florida Marlins613526.5745.52642422215-1620-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1015744.564
345New York Mets613427.5576.52832245917-1517-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1015447.535
468Montreal Expos613328.5417.5299292711-1722-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1014556.446
51428Philadelphia Phillies602139.35019.0211332-12110-2211-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1024755.461
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates613130.508--259273-1416-1315-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1014853.475
2814Houston Astros633132.4921.02762651115-2016-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome995346.535
31018St. Louis Cardinals612932.4752.02672382913-2116-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1014457.436
41226Cincinnati Reds612437.3937.0230301-719-2115-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1015249.515
51327Chicago Cubs622438.3877.5256278-2210-2514-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1004456.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants613526.574--256266-1015-1220-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1015546.545
257Colorado Rockies623428.5481.53803512916-1618-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1004951.490
3915Los Angeles Dodgers613031.4925.02232121110-1720-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1015843.574
41122San Diego Padres612734.4438.0286314-2812-1415-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1014952.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky BellP18.065signed 
Gary Burnham1B22.239signed 
Jim ConverseP25.297Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Chad CurtisCF-LF28.215Traded by Indians to Yankees for Dave Weathers. 
Chone FigginsLF19.138signed 
Toby HallC21.232signed 
Kevin HaverbuschIF20.358signed 
Jack JoffrionSS21.264signed 
Ryan LehrOF18.114signed 
Brian MalletteP22.141signed 
Marc MirizziSS21.358signed 
Doug NickleP22.250signed 
Scot ShieldsP21.323signed 
TJ TuckerP18.293signed 
Dave WeathersP27.257Traded by Yankees to Indians for Chad Curtis.