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Thursday September 18,1997This 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 1997-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves11BoxPaul ByrdJason Isringhausen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs4BoxSteve TrachselSean Lowe(none)
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds6BoxScott SullivanDustin HermansonJeff Shaw
Philadelphia Phillies2Florida Marlins8BoxKevin BrownMike Grace(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxFrancisco CordovaDarryl Kile(none)
Colorado Rockies6San Diego Padres7BoxPaul MenhartRoger BaileyTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants6BoxRod BeckMark Guthrie(none)
Oakland Athletics7Anaheim Angels3BoxDave TelghederJason Dickson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike MussinaScott KarlRandy Myers
Toronto Blue Jays2Boston Red Sox3BoxJim CorsiKelvim Escobar(none)
Chicago White Sox9Kansas City Royals2BoxDoug DrabekJim Pittsley(none)
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins1BoxOrel HershiserBob TewksburyMichael Jackson
Detroit Tigers9New York Yankees7BoxTodd JonesJoe BorowskiDan Miceli
Seattle Mariners6Texas Rangers3BoxRandy JohnsonDarren OliverBobby Ayala

Standings as of 1997-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1529359.612--76162913248-2745-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1055.500
224New York Yankees1528864.5795.083165417744-3244-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1082.800
3713Detroit Tigers1527577.49318.0741735634-4341-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1046.400
4917Boston Red Sox1537578.49018.5819817237-3838-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park936.333
51121Toronto Blue Jays1527181.46722.0616655-3933-4438-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1055.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1508268.547--8177566141-3541-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1147.364
2614Chicago White Sox1527577.4938.0736788-5233-4442-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II954.556
3816Milwaukee Brewers1507476.4938.0642696-5430-4744-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1147.364
41225Kansas City Royals1506189.40721.0699780-8131-4330-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1165.545
51428Minnesota Twins1516190.40421.5719813-9429-4532-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1174.636
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1538568.556--8727898342-3543-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome954.556
2510Anaheim Angels1537974.5166.07827523034-4145-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field954.556
31020Texas Rangers1537281.47113.0750778-2833-4239-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington954.556
41327Oakland Athletics1536291.40523.0722878-15628-5034-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum936.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1529557.625--76254721548-2747-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1064.600
223Florida Marlins1528963.5866.06936128138-3751-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1037.300
359New York Mets1538271.53613.57296775235-4247-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium963.667
4815Montreal Expos1527577.49320.0653690-3732-4543-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1037.300
51426Philadelphia Phillies1536291.40533.5624795-17128-5034-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium963.667
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1527775.507--7266359135-4242-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1073.700
2918Pittsburgh Pirates1537479.4843.5677725-4834-4240-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium954.556
31122Cincinnati Reds1527082.4617.0599717-11831-4439-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1064.600
41223St. Louis Cardinals1527082.4617.0650649131-4639-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1037.300
51324Chicago Cubs1536588.42512.5652712-6024-5141-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field936.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
236San Francisco Giants1538469.549--720747-2738-3746-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point963.667
147Los Angeles Dodgers1538469.549--6915989338-3946-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium945.444
3611Colorado Rockies1537875.5106.08728541833-4545-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field954.556
41019San Diego Padres1537380.47711.0753830-7735-4138-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium936.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alfredo GonzalezP18.001Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers