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Friday September 5,1997This 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 1997-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs8BoxKevin TapaniBrian Bohanon(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds8BoxScott SullivanMarc WilkinsJeff Shaw
St. Louis Cardinals4Colorado Rockies11BoxFrank CastilloDonovan Osborne(none)
Florida Marlins4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRamon MartinezAlex FernandezTodd Worrell
Philadelphia Phillies1Montreal Expos7BoxMike JohnsonMark Leiter(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres6BoxAndy AshbyTom Glavine(none)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants4BoxRoberto HernandezShane ReynoldsRod Beck
Milwaukee Brewers7Boston Red Sox1BoxCal EldredJeff Suppan(none)
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians11BoxCharles NagyJason Bere(none)
Anaheim Angels1Detroit Tigers6BoxJustin ThompsonDennis Springer(none)
Oakland Athletics9Kansas City Royals6BoxMike OquistHector CarrascoBilly Taylor
Seattle Mariners10Minnesota Twins6BoxJamie MoyerBrad Radke(none)
Baltimore Orioles13New York Yankees9BoxJimmy KeyHideki Irabu(none)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxWoody WilliamsRoger Pavlik(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1388751.630--70655115546-2541-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards241113.458
224New York Yankees1397960.5688.574860114740-3039-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I23176.739
3817Detroit Tigers1406773.47921.0685685029-4038-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium221210.545
4919Boston Red Sox1416774.47521.5763781-1834-3533-39L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park211110.524
51121Toronto Blue Jays1406674.47122.0568606-3832-3734-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome221012.455
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians1367363.537--7446974735-3138-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field251312.520
2611Milwaukee Brewers1397168.5113.5602638-3628-4243-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium22715.318
3715Chicago White Sox1406971.4936.0671719-4831-4138-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II211110.524
41224Kansas City Royals1385781.41317.0647712-6528-4029-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium231013.435
51326Minnesota Twins1395782.41017.5662746-8427-4130-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome231112.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1417863.553--8107436739-3239-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome21129.571
2510Anaheim Angels1417467.5254.07266883833-3841-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field211011.476
31018Texas Rangers1416774.47511.0703720-1733-3834-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington211011.476
41428Oakland Athletics1415586.39023.0661822-16124-4831-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum211011.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1418754.617--69951218744-2743-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field21147.667
223Florida Marlins1398356.5973.06285517737-3346-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium23914.391
347New York Mets1397663.54710.06616075433-3743-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium231211.522
4713Montreal Expos1407169.50715.5612634-2230-3941-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium22715.318
51427Philadelphia Phillies1375483.39431.0564730-16623-4731-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium251411.560
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Houston Astros1417269.511--6615818033-3839-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome21129.571
2916Pittsburgh Pirates1426973.4863.5618680-6233-3936-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium201010.500
31122St. Louis Cardinals1406575.4646.5575577-228-4237-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II22814.364
41223Cincinnati Reds1396376.4538.0557660-10327-4236-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field231310.565
51325Chicago Cubs1415883.41114.0603666-6320-4938-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field211011.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1417962.560--63853110735-3544-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium21912.429
258San Francisco Giants1417764.5462.0673699-2636-3341-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point21138.619
3814Colorado Rockies1417170.5048.0798791729-4242-28W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field21129.571
41020San Diego Padres1426775.47212.5708763-5533-3834-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium20911.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Elmer DessensP25.236Loaned to Mexico City March 27- 
Greg MyersC31.144Traded by Twins to Braves for Steve Hacker.