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Saturday September 20,1997This 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 1997-09-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos1Atlanta Braves3BoxTom GlavinePedro Martinez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs2BoxWayne GomesTerry AdamsRicky Bottalico
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds1BoxMike HamptonBrett TomkoBilly Wagner
New York Mets7Florida Marlins3BoxBrian BohanonAlex Fernandez(none)
Colorado Rockies2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJamey WrightAntonio OsunaJerry DiPoto
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxEsteban LoaizaRigo Beltran(none)
San Francisco Giants2San Diego Padres12BoxPete SmithShawn Estes(none)
Detroit Tigers8Baltimore Orioles12BoxNerio RodriguezScott Sanders(none)
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox4BoxChuck McElroySteve AveryTony Castillo
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals5BoxGregg OlsonAlbie LopezJeff Montgomery
Milwaukee Brewers1Minnesota Twins6BoxLaTroy HawkinsCal EldredGreg Swindell
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees4BoxWillie BanksMarty Janzen(none)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics4BoxAaron SmallFelipe Lira(none)
Anaheim Angels7Texas Rangers6BoxDennis SpringerRick HellingTroy Percival

Standings as of 1997-09-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1549460.610--77664213448-2746-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards844.500
224New York Yankees1548965.5785.083566017544-3245-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I871.875
3714Detroit Tigers1547678.49418.0754750435-4441-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium835.375
4918Boston Red Sox1557580.48419.5827828-137-3838-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park734.429
51020Toronto Blue Jays1547282.46822.0622659-3734-4538-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome844.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1538370.542--8287735542-3741-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field835.375
2613Chicago White Sox1547777.5006.5747796-4935-4442-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II734.429
3815Milwaukee Brewers1527577.4937.5650706-5631-4844-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium936.333
41226Kansas City Royals1536390.41220.0716791-7531-4332-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium844.500
51428Minnesota Twins1536291.40521.0729821-9229-4533-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome963.667
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1558669.555--8847978743-3643-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome743.571
2510Anaheim Angels1558174.5235.07967593736-4145-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field734.429
31121Texas Rangers1557283.46514.0757792-3533-4239-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington752.714
41327Oakland Athletics1556392.40623.0730890-16028-5035-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum725.286
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1549757.630--76754921848-2749-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field844.500
223Florida Marlins1549064.5847.07016218038-3752-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium826.250
359New York Mets1558372.53514.57386855336-4347-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium752.714
4816Montreal Expos1547579.48722.0655695-4032-4743-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium835.375
51425Philadelphia Phillies1556491.41333.5637802-16530-5034-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium743.571
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1547876.506--7346419336-4342-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome862.750
2917Pittsburgh Pirates1557580.4843.5692732-4034-4241-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium743.571
31122Cincinnati Reds1547183.4617.0605725-12031-4440-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field853.625
41223St. Louis Cardinals1547183.4617.0657664-732-4739-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II826.250
51324Chicago Cubs1556590.41913.5659725-6624-5141-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field734.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1558570.548--729763-3439-3846-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point752.714
248Los Angeles Dodgers1558471.5421.06966069038-3946-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium743.571
3611Colorado Rockies1558075.5165.08808592135-4545-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field734.429
41019San Diego Padres1557481.47711.0769839-7035-4139-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium725.286