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Wednesday September 17,1997This 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 1997-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves10BoxGreg MadduxBobby Jones(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12Chicago Cubs9BoxMatt MorrisMiguel Batista(none)
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds1BoxJim BullingerStan BelindaUgueth Urbina
Philadelphia Phillies5Florida Marlins2BoxGarrett StephensonLivan HernandezRicky Bottalico
Philadelphia Phillies2Florida Marlins5BoxTony SaundersMark LeiterRobb Nen
Houston Astros8Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxShane ReynoldsJason Schmidt(none)
Colorado Rockies4San Diego Padres5BoxAndy AshbyJohn ThomsonTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants2BoxKirk RueterChan Ho ParkRoberto Hernandez
Oakland Athletics4Anaheim Angels8BoxAllen WatsonEric Ludwick(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Baltimore Orioles3BoxJeff D'AmicoScott Erickson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox4BoxRon MahayPaul QuantrillTom Gordon
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Royals4BoxJames BaldwinScott ServiceKeith Foulke
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins6BoxJaret WrightTravis MillerJose Mesa
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees6BoxRamiro MendozaBrian Moehler(none)
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers5BoxDanny PattersonHeathcliff Slocumb(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1519259.609--75762613148-2744-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1165.545
223New York Yankees1518863.5834.082464517944-3244-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1183.727
3715Detroit Tigers1517477.49018.0732728433-4341-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1156.455
4917Boston Red Sox1527478.48718.5816815137-3837-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1046.400
51121Toronto Blue Jays1517180.47021.0614652-3833-4338-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1156.455
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1498168.544--8137555840-3541-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1257.417
2614Milwaukee Brewers1497475.4977.0639692-5330-4644-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1248.333
3816Chicago White Sox1517477.4908.0727786-5932-4442-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1064.600
41225Kansas City Royals1496188.40920.0697771-7431-4330-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1266.500
51327Minnesota Twins1506189.40720.5718809-9129-4532-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1275.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1528468.553--8667868041-3543-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1064.600
2510Anaheim Angels1527973.5205.07797453434-4145-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1055.500
31019Texas Rangers1527280.47412.0747772-2533-4239-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1055.500
41428Oakland Athletics1526191.40123.0715875-16027-5034-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1046.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1519457.623--75154320848-2746-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1174.636
224Florida Marlins1518863.5836.06856107538-3750-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1147.364
359New York Mets1528270.53912.57256665935-4147-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1064.600
4813Montreal Expos1517576.49719.0650684-3432-4443-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1138.273
51426Philadelphia Phillies1526290.40832.5622787-16528-4934-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1064.600
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1517774.510--72362310035-4142-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1174.636
2918Pittsburgh Pirates1527379.4804.5665722-5734-4239-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1064.600
31122St. Louis Cardinals1517081.4647.0647645231-4539-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1138.273
41223Cincinnati Reds1516982.4578.0593714-12131-4438-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1174.636
51324Chicago Cubs1526488.42113.5648709-6124-5140-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1046.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1528468.553--6865929438-3846-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1046.400
247San Francisco Giants1528369.5461.0714742-2838-3745-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1073.700
3611Colorado Rockies1527874.5136.08668471933-4445-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1055.500
41020San Diego Padres1527280.47412.0746824-7835-4137-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1046.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eric GagneP21.254On disabled list