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Tuesday December 18,2001This 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.

2001 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Standings at end of 2001 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Yankees1619665.596--8047139144-3751-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I-1-10
2715Boston Red Sox1618279.50914.07727452741-3941-40W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park000
3817Toronto Blue Jays1628082.49416.57677531440-4040-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D J.P. RicciardiSkyDome000
41328Baltimore Orioles1626399.38933.5687829-14233-4930-50L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards-10-1
51430Tampa Bay Rays16262100.38334.5672887-21525-5637-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1629171.562--8978217647-3544-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field000
2513Minnesota Twins1628577.5256.0771766538-4347-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
3614Chicago White Sox1628379.5128.0798795337-4446-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II000
41125Detroit Tigers1626696.40725.0724876-15229-5237-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park000
51227Kansas City Royals1626597.40126.0729858-12930-5135-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners16211646.716--92762730059-2257-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field000
222Oakland Athletics16210260.63014.088464523949-3253-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum000
3920Anaheim Angels1627587.46341.0691730-3936-4539-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field000
41022Texas Rangers1627389.45143.0890968-7832-4841-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Atlanta Braves1628874.543--7296438648-3340-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field000
2711Philadelphia Phillies1628676.5312.07467192739-4247-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium000
3916New York Mets1628280.5066.0642713-7138-4344-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium000
41119Florida Marlins1627686.46912.0742744-230-5246-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium000
51423Montreal Expos1626894.42020.0670812-14234-4734-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestOlympic Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
215St. Louis Cardinals1629369.574--81468413039-4154-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II000
124Houston Astros1629369.574--8477697849-3244-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field000
369Chicago Cubs1628874.5435.07777017640-4148-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field000
41324Milwaukee Brewers1626894.42025.0740806-6632-4936-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park000
51526Cincinnati Reds1626696.40727.0735850-11539-4227-54L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field000
61629Pittsburgh Pirates16262100.38331.0657858-20124-5738-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Arizona Diamondbacks1629270.568--81867714144-3748-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark000
248San Francisco Giants1629072.5562.07997485141-4049-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park000
3812Los Angeles Dodgers1628676.5316.07587441442-3944-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium000
41018San Diego Padres1627983.48813.0789812-2344-3735-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium000
51221Colorado Rockies1627389.45119.09239061732-4941-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos Baerga2B33.044Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Danny BautistaRF-LF29.208Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
Matt DeWittP24.105Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Dave ElderP26.086Traded by Rangers to Indians for John Rocker. 
Julio FrancoSS-2B43.117re-signed by Braves 
Jason GiambiDH30.344Signed by Yankees 
Jeremi GonzalezP26.344Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Jose GuillenRF-LF25.215Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
Sterling HitchcockP30.233Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Luke HudsonP24.230Traded by Rockies with Gabe White to Reds for Dennys Reyes and Pokey Reese. 
Chuck Knoblauch2B33.164Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Brian LesherLF-1B30.288Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Tino Martinez1B34.011Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Dave MaurerP26.298Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Chad MottolaRF30.064Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Heath MurrayP28.243Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Jesus PenaP26.285Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Chris PetersP29.325Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Kevin ReeseOF23.282Traded by Padres to Yankees for 2B Bernabel Castro 
Pokey Reese2B-SS28.191Traded by Reds with Dennys Reyes to Rockies for Luke Hudson and Gabe White. 
Dennys ReyesP24.243Traded by Reds with Pokey Reese to Rockies for Luke Hudson and Gabe White. 
John RockerP27.062Traded by Indians to Rangers for Dave Elder. 
Jason SchmidtP28.323Signed as Free Agent by Giants. 
Dusty WathanC28.118Signed by Padres 
Gabe WhiteP30.028Traded by Rockies with Luke Hudson to Reds for Dennys Reyes and Pokey Reese. 
Peanut WilliamsOF24.076Signed by Phillies 
Jose YensOF19.063Signed as nondrafted free agent by Giants