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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 1997-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs1Colorado Rockies7BoxJamey WrightSteve Trachsel(none)
Montreal Expos5Houston Astros10BoxTom MartinAnthony Telford(none)
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRick ReedMark GuthrieJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Diego Padres8BoxJim BruskeClint SodowskyTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants4BoxWayne GomesJoe RoaRicky Bottalico
Oakland Athletics0Boston Red Sox3BoxJeff SuppanBrad RigbyHeathcliff Slocumb
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox2BoxMatt KarchnerKen HillRoberto Hernandez
Seattle Mariners11Cleveland Indians1BoxRandy JohnsonTerry Clark(none)
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins3BoxRicky BonesDave StevensJeff Montgomery
Milwaukee Brewers4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxWoody WilliamsJose MercedesKelvim Escobar

Standings as of 1997-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles986137.622--51139012133-1728-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards643727.578
223New York Yankees995841.5863.553140712429-2129-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I633825.603
3714Toronto Blue Jays974849.49512.5384408-2425-2023-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome652837.431
4818Detroit Tigers994752.47514.55125001219-2828-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium633231.508
51020Boston Red Sox1014754.46515.5551551024-2523-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park613130.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians955243.547--5225022026-2226-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field663432.515
2613Chicago White Sox1005149.5103.5498503-524-2827-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II612932.475
31121Milwaukee Brewers974552.4648.0416471-5516-3429-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium643331.516
41223Minnesota Twins994554.4559.0485511-2622-2523-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome632340.365
51326Kansas City Royals964056.41712.5437482-4520-3020-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium652738.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1015744.564--5945534128-2229-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome613328.541
259Anaheim Angels995445.5452.05184823623-2731-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field633033.476
3919Texas Rangers1004753.4709.5488492-420-2627-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington623032.484
41427Oakland Athletics1034162.39817.0499607-10819-3522-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum592435.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1026438.627--52037714333-1931-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field603723.617
224Florida Marlins995742.5765.54314072427-2430-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium633528.556
335New York Mets1015843.5745.54854325326-2632-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium613031.492
4611Montreal Expos995247.52510.5442443-121-2531-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium632637.413
51428Philadelphia Phillies993069.30332.5386586-20013-3917-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium633825.603
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Houston Astros1025448.529--4634174628-2726-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome603030.500
2916Pittsburgh Pirates1014952.4854.5423476-5325-2724-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium613031.492
31017St. Louis Cardinals1004852.4805.04244012321-2827-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II622537.403
41224Cincinnati Reds994356.4349.5380470-9018-3125-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field633330.524
51325Chicago Cubs1024359.42211.0435462-2716-3527-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field602535.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147San Francisco Giants1025745.559--470487-1725-2432-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point603327.550
2712Los Angeles Dodgers1025349.5204.04513945722-2631-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium603525.583
3815San Diego Padres1025052.4907.0537566-2926-2324-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium602634.433
41122Colorado Rockies1024755.46110.0586602-1622-3325-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field603624.600


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason GrilliP20.255signed 
Blas MinorP31.126Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Terry Pendleton3B37.008Released by Reds.