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Thursday August 21,1997This 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.

1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1997-08-21

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies4Houston Astros10BoxChris HoltRoger Bailey(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos3BoxMike JohnsonDonovan OsborneUgueth Urbina
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets3BoxJoe CrawfordTom CandiottiJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets3BoxChan Ho ParkRick ReedTodd Worrell
San Diego Padres9Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxSterling HitchcockFrancisco Cordova(none)
New York Yankees4Anaheim Angels3BoxMike StantonPep HarrisJeff Nelson
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox6BoxDoug DrabekPat HentgenMatt Karchner
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals3BoxRick KrivdaKevin AppierRandy Myers
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDan MiceliBob WickmanTodd Jones
Boston Red Sox6Oakland Athletics13BoxAndrew LorraineSteve Avery(none)
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Mariners7BoxJamie MoyerBartolo ColonHeathcliff Slocumb

Standings as of 1997-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1248044.645--64048115944-2236-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards381820.474
223New York Yankees1267650.6035.068152315838-2438-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I362016.556
3612Boston Red Sox1286464.50018.07206952531-2933-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park341420.412
4919Toronto Blue Jays1266066.47621.0507536-2929-3431-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome361620.444
51121Detroit Tigers1265967.46822.0622636-1425-3534-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium362016.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1246559.524--6656392630-2835-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field372116.568
2714Chicago White Sox1276364.4963.5614635-2128-3435-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II341717.500
3816Milwaukee Brewers1266264.4924.0549586-3725-4137-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium351619.457
41224Kansas City Royals1245272.41913.0568630-6225-3727-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium371522.405
51325Minnesota Twins1255273.41613.5597668-7126-3626-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome371621.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1277156.559--7196546536-2935-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome351916.543
249Anaheim Angels1286959.5392.56756195631-3438-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field341519.441
31020Texas Rangers1276067.47211.0609642-3330-3230-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington351718.486
41426Oakland Athletics1285177.39820.5599734-13523-4328-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341420.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1277849.614--61245216040-2638-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field352312.657
224Florida Marlins1257352.5844.05525104232-3041-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium371918.514
358New York Mets1266858.5409.55855463931-3537-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium362016.556
4815Montreal Expos1256263.49615.0547571-2425-3437-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium371621.432
51428Philadelphia Phillies1224577.36930.5503678-17521-4424-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium402317.575
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1276760.528--6025287431-3236-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome351718.486
2713Pittsburgh Pirates1276364.4964.0557603-4632-3531-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium351619.457
31122St. Louis Cardinals1265868.4608.5509501825-3833-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II361521.417
41223Cincinnati Reds1245569.44410.5484581-9723-3632-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field382117.553
51327Chicago Cubs1275077.39417.0520595-7519-4731-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field351817.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1277156.559--604609-533-2838-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point351916.543
247Los Angeles Dodgers1276958.5432.05534777629-3240-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium351916.543
41018San Diego Padres1276166.48010.0635683-4831-3130-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium351520.429
3917Colorado Rockies1276166.48010.0713729-1626-4035-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field352213.629

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Curtis PrideLF-RF28.247Granted Free Agency.