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Monday June 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 1997-06-23

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros0BoxFrancisco CordovaRamon Garcia(none)
Colorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxHideo NomoKevin RitzDarren Hall
Cincinnati Reds0Montreal Expos5BoxJim BullingerJohn Smiley(none)
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets3BoxRick ReedJohn Smoltz(none)
Florida Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies9BoxCurt SchillingRick Helling(none)
San Diego Padres11San Francisco Giants6BoxJim BruskeMark GardnerTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxGeremi GonzalezFernando Valenzuela(none)
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox7BoxMatt KarchnerHipolito PichardoRoberto Hernandez
Minnesota Twins7Cleveland Indians2BoxBrad RadkeChad Ogea(none)
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers2BoxDavid ConeFelipe LiraMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJeff D'AmicoJimmy Key(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners6BoxDerek LoweDave TelghederNorm Charlton
Anaheim Angels1Texas Rangers0BoxAllen WatsonDarren OliverRich DeLucia
Boston Red Sox7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxAaron SeleWoody WilliamsHeathcliff Slocumb

Standings as of 1997-06-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles714823.676--37227210026-1422-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards915041.549
238New York Yankees734132.5628.03973197821-1720-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I895534.618
31018Toronto Blue Jays703337.47114.5272300-2816-1417-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome924349.467
41222Boston Red Sox733340.45216.0393408-1516-2117-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park894544.506
51323Detroit Tigers713239.45116.03523341812-2020-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium914744.516
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians703733.529--3863701617-1720-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field914942.538
2713Milwaukee Brewers703535.5002.0333330310-2525-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium914348.473
3816Chicago White Sox723537.4863.0354372-1814-1921-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II894544.506
4917Kansas City Royals703436.4863.0321335-1417-1717-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium913358.363
51119Minnesota Twins733439.4664.5365380-1516-1818-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome893455.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners744331.581--4364053124-1619-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome884741.534
249Anaheim Angels733934.5343.53823641816-2023-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field894544.506
3612Texas Rangers723636.5006.0351352-116-1720-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington904149.456
41426Oakland Athletics763046.39514.0366458-9215-2915-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum863551.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves744727.635--37126410726-1421-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field885434.614
223Florida Marlins734330.5893.53142843021-1922-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium894940.551
335Montreal Expos734231.5754.53473212613-1829-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium893653.404
447New York Mets744232.5685.03442836119-1823-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium884642.523
51428Philadelphia Phillies722349.31923.0261410-14910-2713-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium904545.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros753738.493--323320317-2320-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome874740.540
2920Pittsburgh Pirates743440.4592.5308352-4418-2116-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium884543.511
31021St. Louis Cardinals733340.4523.03102902014-2519-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II894049.449
41225Cincinnati Reds733043.4116.0270351-8112-2518-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field894643.517
51327Chicago Cubs742945.3927.5303332-2912-3017-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field883949.443
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156San Francisco Giants744232.568--312336-2418-1324-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point884840.545
2611Colorado Rockies753936.5203.54554302519-2220-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field874443.506
3714Los Angeles Dodgers743737.5005.02982762213-2224-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium885137.580
41124San Diego Padres743242.43210.0357405-4814-1718-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium884444.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Saul BustosSS24.266Traded by Cubs with OF David Jefferson to Expos for RHP Gil Heredia June 23 1997 
Eric DuBoseP21.039signed 
Gil HerediaP31.240Traded by Expos to Cubs for David Jefferson and Saul Bustos. 
Santiago RamirezP18.312Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Gary ThurmanRF-LF32.223Signed as Free Agent by Expos.