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Monday June 30,1997This 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 1997-06-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals7Chicago Cubs8BoxMarc PisciottaRicky BonesMel Rojas
Milwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds4BoxKent MerckerMike FettersJeff Shaw
Anaheim Angels7Colorado Rockies11BoxJerry DiPotoKevin Gross(none)
Cleveland Indians6Houston Astros4BoxJose MesaTom MartinMichael Jackson
Texas Rangers3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBobby WittIsmael ValdezJohn Wetteland
Chicago White Sox1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJon LieberDanny Darwin(none)
Minnesota Twins1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMatt MorrisRich RobertsonDennis Eckersley
Philadelphia Phillies1Baltimore Orioles8BoxMike MussinaCalvin Maduro(none)
Florida Marlins8Boston Red Sox5BoxAlex FernandezTim Wakefield(none)
New York Mets0Detroit Tigers14BoxJustin ThompsonMark Clark(none)
Atlanta Braves0New York Yankees1BoxMike StantonMike Bielecki(none)
San Diego Padres15Oakland Athletics6BoxAndy AshbyDon Wengert(none)
San Francisco Giants8Seattle Mariners6BoxRod BeckNorm CharltonDoug Henry
Montreal Expos2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxPedro MartinezPat Hentgen(none)

Standings as of 1997-06-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles785127.654--40028911128-1423-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards844737.560
224New York Yankees794633.5825.54353538223-1723-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I835033.602
3917Toronto Blue Jays773740.48113.5304329-2520-1417-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome853946.459
41121Detroit Tigers783642.46215.04033663715-2121-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium844341.512
51222Boston Red Sox803644.45016.0437461-2418-2118-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park824240.512
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians754035.533--4264012519-1921-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field864640.535
2612Chicago White Sox794039.5062.0399404-517-2123-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II824042.488
3818Milwaukee Brewers773740.4814.0353374-2112-2825-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium844143.488
41019Kansas City Royals773641.4685.0360369-917-2019-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium843153.369
51324Minnesota Twins793544.4437.0393424-3116-2019-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome833350.398
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners814734.580--4704333724-1623-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome814338.531
2511Anaheim Angels804139.5135.5412404818-2523-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field824339.524
3713Texas Rangers793940.4947.0379385-618-2021-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington833845.458
41426Oakland Athletics833449.41014.0400497-9716-3018-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum793148.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves815229.642--41728912827-1625-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field814932.605
223Florida Marlins804832.6003.53443073724-1924-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium824438.537
357Montreal Expos804535.5636.53683422616-2029-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium823349.402
448New York Mets804535.5636.53763334321-2024-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium824339.524
51428Philadelphia Phillies792356.29128.0279456-17710-3213-24L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium834538.542
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Houston Astros824042.488--355356-119-2521-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome804436.550
2815St. Louis Cardinals803941.488--3483133517-2622-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II823448.415
31020Pittsburgh Pirates803743.4632.0337380-4319-2218-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium824240.512
41225Cincinnati Reds803446.4255.0302387-8514-2520-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field824240.512
51327Chicago Cubs813249.3957.5335369-3412-3220-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field813645.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants814734.580--359373-1421-1526-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point814338.531
2610Colorado Rockies824339.5244.54954623320-2323-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field804040.500
3916Los Angeles Dodgers813942.4818.03293141513-2226-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium814932.605
41123San Diego Padres813645.44411.0409454-4518-2018-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium814041.494


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason AlfaroSS19.213signed 
Richard BellP25.037Released by Dodgers 
Randy ChoateP21.299signed 
Doug JohnsP29.194Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Matt Mauck3B18.138signed 
Charles TerniSS18.272signed 
Pete WalkerP28.083Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.