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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 1998-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox2BoxScott EricksonBret SaberhagenArmando Benitez
Chicago White Sox13Kansas City Royals5BoxJim AbbottBrian Barber(none)
Cleveland Indians9Minnesota Twins5BoxDave BurbaBob Tewksbury(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1New York Yankees3BoxDavid ConeTerrell Wade(none)
Anaheim Angels3Oakland Athletics4BoxT.J. MathewsTroy Percival(none)
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners5BoxJeff FasseroEric GundersonMike Timlin
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBill RisleyA.J. Sager(none)
San Diego Padres2Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxAmaury TelemacoSterling HitchcockGregg Olson
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves4BoxDenny NeagleAl Leiter(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds6BoxPete HarnischJason SchmidtGabe White
San Francisco Giants8Colorado Rockies4BoxOrel HershiserDarryl Kile(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Florida Marlins4BoxAntonio AlfonsecaYorkis Perez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Florida Marlins1BoxRob StaniferRicky Bottalico(none)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros2BoxMark ClarkJay PowellRod Beck
Milwaukee Brewers6Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxScott KarlCarlos Perez(none)
Montreal Expos7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxUgueth UrbinaMike BusbyRick DeHart

Standings as of 1998-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16111348.702--95765330452-2961-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1101.000
225Boston Red Sox1619170.56522.087072514541-4050-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1101.000
3511Toronto Blue Jays1628775.53726.58147674737-4550-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome01-1
4816Baltimore Orioles1617982.49134.08137793437-4342-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards101.000
51429Tampa Bay Rays1616398.39150.0617743-12630-5033-48L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field101.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians1618972.553--8487737543-3746-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field101.000
2715Chicago White Sox1628082.4949.5854925-7135-4544-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II000
31123Kansas City Royals1607288.45016.5708892-18443-3829-50L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium101.000
41225Minnesota Twins1616992.42920.0728816-8835-4634-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1101.000
51327Detroit Tigers1616596.40424.0721861-14033-4732-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Texas Rangers1618774.540--9288656339-4148-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1101.000
2612Anaheim Angels1618477.5223.0783781242-3842-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1101.000
3917Seattle Mariners1607684.47510.58538431034-4642-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome101.000
41022Oakland Athletics1617487.46013.0802862-6035-4639-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum101.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves16110556.652--81957924050-3155-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1101.000
269New York Mets1618873.54717.07046386641-3947-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium101.000
31120Philadelphia Phillies1607486.46330.5701799-9834-4540-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium211.500
41426Montreal Expos1616596.40440.0641777-13626-5439-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium101.000
51630Florida Marlins16053107.33151.5658911-25323-5830-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros16110160.627--87061725347-3454-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1101.000
256Chicago Cubs1618972.55312.08237853839-4150-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field211.500
3814St. Louis Cardinals1628280.50619.58047792535-4647-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II01-1
41019Cincinnati Reds1617685.47225.0746759-1338-4338-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1101.000
51221Milwaukee Brewers1617487.46027.0706810-10436-4438-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium101.000
61324Pittsburgh Pirates1627092.43231.5649714-6529-5240-41L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium0-11
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1619764.602--74663311343-3754-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1101.000
247San Francisco Giants1618972.5538.083472510940-4049-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point202.000
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1618279.50915.0667677-1035-4647-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium1101.000
4918Colorado Rockies1617685.47221.0817847-3035-4641-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1101.000
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1616596.40432.0663809-14631-5034-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark101.000