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Friday September 26,1997This 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.

1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1997-09-26

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers10Colorado Rockies4BoxIsmael ValdezJamey Wright(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Houston Astros2BoxRamon GarciaEsteban LoaizaBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds7Montreal Expos1BoxMike MorganMike Johnson(none)
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets6BoxJohn LeRoyMel RojasKerry Ligtenberg
Florida Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxCurt SchillingAntonio AlfonsecaRicky Bottalico
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants17BoxShawn EstesPete Smith(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKevin TapaniMike Busby(none)
Texas Rangers8Anaheim Angels4BoxRick HellingMike Holtz(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox7BoxMike SirotkaKevin Appier(none)
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians7BoxChad OgeaBrad Radke(none)
New York Yankees8Detroit Tigers2BoxMariano RiveraTodd Jones(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxPete HarnischRick KrivdaDoug Jones
Oakland Athletics8Seattle Mariners5BoxMike OquistJamie MoyerT.J. Mathews
Boston Red Sox0Toronto Blue Jays3BoxWoody WilliamsButch Henry(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1609664.600--80067112950-2946-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards2201.000
223New York Yankees1609466.5882.087868519347-3347-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I2201.000
3714Detroit Tigers1607981.49417.0781777437-4442-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium202.000
4917Boston Red Sox1607882.48818.0844842239-4039-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park202.000
51122Toronto Blue Jays1607486.46322.0639687-4834-4740-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome2201.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1588573.538--8537985542-3843-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field312.333
2613Chicago White Sox1597980.4976.5771820-4935-4544-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II211.500
3815Milwaukee Brewers1597881.4917.5671730-5931-5047-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium202.000
41325Kansas City Royals1596693.41519.5734812-7833-4633-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium211.500
51226Minnesota Twins1596693.41519.5755846-9131-4735-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome321.667
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1608971.556--9098218845-3644-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome211.500
2511Anaheim Angels1608377.5196.08217833838-4245-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field211.500
31019Texas Rangers1607684.47513.0796815-1937-4239-42W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington211.500
41428Oakland Athletics1606496.40025.0752930-17829-5035-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum211.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves16010159.631--78857121751-2850-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field202.000
224Florida Marlins1609268.5759.07266537340-3952-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium202.000
359New York Mets1608674.53815.07677066138-4348-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium2201.000
4918Montreal Expos1607783.48124.0680724-4433-4844-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium211.500
51427Philadelphia Phillies1606694.41335.0652826-17430-5136-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium2201.000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1608377.519--76565411138-4345-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome211.500
2816Pittsburgh Pirates1607882.4885.0719748-2935-4443-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium211.500
31020Cincinnati Reds1607585.4698.0635753-11835-4440-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field211.500
41223St. Louis Cardinals1607189.44412.0675703-2832-4939-40L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II2201.000
51324Chicago Cubs1606892.42515.0682745-6326-5342-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field202.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1608971.556--775787-1242-3947-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point211.500
247Los Angeles Dodgers1608773.5442.07276319640-3947-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium211.500
3712Colorado Rockies1608278.5137.09098931636-4546-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field211.500
41121San Diego Padres1607585.46914.0789882-9336-4339-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium211.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos ArtilesP16.248Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Tim ScottP30.314Granted Free Agency.