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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 1997-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds7BoxJeff ShawMark Wohlers(none)
Chicago Cubs3Colorado Rockies6BoxRoger BaileyTerry MulhollandDarren Holmes
Montreal Expos8Houston Astros9BoxBilly WagnerUgueth Urbina(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDarren DreifortCurt SchillingTodd Worrell
New York Mets3San Diego Padres5BoxSterling HitchcockBobby JonesTrevor Hoffman
Pittsburgh Pirates10San Francisco Giants3BoxEsteban LoaizaDoug Creek(none)
Florida Marlins1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMatt MorrisRick HellingDennis Eckersley
Anaheim Angels6Boston Red Sox7BoxButch HenryTroy Percival(none)
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox1BoxDarren OliverWilson AlvarezJohn Wetteland
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians6BoxJaret WrightSteve Karsay(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers1BoxBryce FlorieJustin ThompsonMike Fetters
Baltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins1BoxJesse OroscoRick AguileraRandy Myers
Seattle Mariners9New York Yankees7BoxBobby AyalaHideki IrabuNorm Charlton
Kansas City Royals5Toronto Blue Jays6BoxMike TimlinHector Carrasco(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1006238.620--51539611934-1828-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards623626.581
224New York Yankees1015843.5744.553942411529-2129-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I613823.623
3613Toronto Blue Jays995049.50511.5392414-2225-2025-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome632637.413
41021Detroit Tigers1014754.46515.5514509519-2828-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium613229.525
51122Boston Red Sox1044856.46216.0567570-324-2524-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park583028.517
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians975344.546--5295072226-2227-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field643331.516
2714Chicago White Sox1025151.5004.5504515-1124-2827-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II592930.492
3919Milwaukee Brewers994752.4757.0425473-4818-3429-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium623131.500
41223Minnesota Twins1014655.4559.0491515-2422-2524-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome612239.361
51326Kansas City Royals984058.40813.5443490-4720-3220-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium632736.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1035944.573--6115615030-2229-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome593128.525
247Anaheim Angels1025646.5492.55374983925-2831-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field602832.467
3817Texas Rangers1024953.4809.5500498222-2627-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington602832.467
41427Oakland Athletics1054263.40018.0504614-11020-3622-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572334.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1046539.625--53338714634-2031-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field583622.621
223Florida Marlins1015843.5745.54374142328-2530-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium613427.557
335New York Mets1035944.5735.54924395327-2732-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium592930.492
4712Montreal Expos1015249.51511.5452457-521-2731-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium612635.426
51428Philadelphia Phillies1013071.29733.5388598-21013-4117-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium613823.623
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Houston Astros1045648.538--4774275028-2728-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome582830.483
2815Pittsburgh Pirates1035152.4954.5438481-4327-2724-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium592831.475
31018St. Louis Cardinals1024953.4806.04314072421-2828-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II602436.400
41224Cincinnati Reds1014457.43610.5390483-9318-3126-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field613229.525
51325Chicago Cubs1044361.41313.0441477-3616-3727-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field582533.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1045747.548--475502-2725-2432-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point583325.569
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1045549.5292.04633966722-2633-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium583325.569
3916San Diego Padres1045153.4906.0544573-2926-2325-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium582533.431
41120Colorado Rockies1044955.4718.0601608-722-3327-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field583424.586


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom GoodwinCF-LF28.364Traded by Royals to Rangers for 3B Dean Palmer July 26 1997 
Marcus JensenC24.224Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Josias ManzanilloP29.284Signed by Astros