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Sunday August 24,1997This 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 1997-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves4BoxJeff ShawChad FoxStan Belinda
Montreal Expos3Chicago Cubs12BoxGeremi GonzalezCarlos Perez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Florida Marlins7BoxKirt OjalaTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Colorado Rockies1Houston Astros3BoxMike HamptonJamey Wright(none)
San Diego Padres3New York Mets2BoxPete SmithBrian BohanonTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxIsmael ValdezMatt Beech(none)
San Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxJason ChristiansenDoug HenryMarc Wilkins
Boston Red Sox3Anaheim Angels2BoxTim WakefieldKen HillTom Gordon
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles5BoxScott KamienieckiLaTroy HawkinsArmando Benitez
Toronto Blue Jays11Kansas City Royals8BoxTim CrabtreeLarry Casian(none)
Detroit Tigers0Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJose MercedesWillie Blair(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics4BoxJimmy HaynesJohn SmileyT.J. Mathews
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners5BoxBobby AyalaDavid WellsMike Timlin
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers1BoxJason BereRick HellingMatt Karchner

Standings as of 1997-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1278344.654--65348716644-2239-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards351520.429
223New York Yankees1297752.5977.069954515439-2638-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I331914.576
3613Boston Red Sox1316566.49620.07297111832-3133-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park311318.419
4917Toronto Blue Jays1296366.48821.0529552-2332-3431-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome331320.394
51121Detroit Tigers1296069.46524.0640648-826-3734-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium331914.576
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1276760.528--6786502832-2935-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field341915.559
2714Milwaukee Brewers1296465.4964.0561604-4325-4139-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium321418.438
3815Chicago White Sox1306466.4924.5633666-3329-3635-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II311615.516
41224Kansas City Royals1275275.40915.0584652-6825-3727-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium341519.441
51325Minnesota Twins1285276.40615.5603681-7826-3926-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome341618.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1307357.562--7416726936-2937-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome321715.531
249Anaheim Angels1317160.5422.56916286331-3440-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field311318.419
31018Texas Rangers1306268.47711.0640661-2130-3232-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington321517.469
41427Oakland Athletics1315279.39721.5610747-13723-4329-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311318.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1308050.615--63246316940-2640-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field322111.656
224Florida Marlins1287553.5864.05655184732-3043-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium341717.500
358New York Mets1297059.5439.56055624331-3539-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium331815.545
4816Montreal Expos1286365.49216.0560591-3126-3637-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium341519.441
51428Philadelphia Phillies1254580.36032.5510692-18221-4424-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium372314.622
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1306961.531--6175368131-3238-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome321517.469
2712Pittsburgh Pirates1306664.5083.0575615-4032-3534-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium321319.406
31122St. Louis Cardinals1295970.4579.5517514326-4033-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II331419.424
41223Cincinnati Reds1275671.44111.5495601-10624-3832-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field352015.571
51326Chicago Cubs1305278.40017.0540608-6819-4733-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field321616.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1307258.554--5674848332-3240-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium321616.500
247San Francisco Giants1307159.5461.0616627-1133-3138-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point321913.594
3919Colorado Rockies1306268.47710.0721744-2327-4235-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field322111.656
41020San Diego Padres1306268.47710.0651703-5232-3330-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium321418.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Angel MirandaP27.288Signed by Rangers