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1997 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 812-681 + 131
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Payroll: $ 54,871,399 2/28
Attendance: 3,711,132 2/28
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Indians)
Top Draft Pick: Jayson Werth (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Andy Etchebarren
Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: John Stearns
Hitting Coach: Rick Down
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), B.J. Surhoff (#1), Jeff Hammonds (#4), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Mike Mussina (#20), Rafael Palmeiro (#22), Brian Williams (#31)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
7983.48819.0
7884.48120.0
7686.46922.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Brady AndersonBALTEXW 5-4 @TEX514000200010000010974 hits
    Mike JohnsonBALTEXL 3-9 @TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Brady AndersonBALKCAL 5-6 @KCA322101100210100011001000th career hit
    Rafael PalmeiroBALTEXW 9-3 vs TEX522002400010000114702 home runs
    Jeff HammondsBALTEXW 9-0 vs TEX43300221000000002382 home runs
    Rafael PalmeiroBALTEXW 9-0 vs TEX524000100000000014714 hits
    Jerome WaltonBALCHAW 1-0 @CHA40400000000000005664 hits
    Eric DavisBALCHAL 9-11 vs CHA422001600000001012406 RBIs
    Roberto AlomarBALBOSW 14-5 vs BOS444003600000001013173 home runs, 4 runs scored, 6 RBIs, 4 hits, 100th career home run
    Chris HoilesBALBOSW 14-5 vs BOS31000000001200017122 hit by pitches
    Eric DavisBALBOSL 7-13 vs BOS524002300000000012442 home runs, 4 hits
    B.J. SurhoffBALMINW 12-3 @MIN524001100000000012604 hits
    Roberto AlomarBALOAKW 11-0 vs OAK512001500010000013245 RBIs
    Eric DavisBALANAW 8-4 vs ANA424101100000000012504 hits
    Chris HoilesBALSEAW 13-3 vs SEA42310260001000007212 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Pete IncavigliaBALSEAL 2-8 vs SEA400000000040000012304 strikeouts
    B.J. SurhoffBALSEAW 9-5 vs SEA523011600020000012706 RBIs
    Chris HoilesBALOAKW 5-1 @OAK21000000000200007252 hit by pitches
    Rafael PalmeiroBALSEAW 6-3 @SEA401000100000000015001500th career game
    David DellucciBALNYAW 7-5 vs NYA400000000130100011st career game
    B.J. SurhoffBALCHAW 10-2 @CHA534200100000000012934 hits
    Cal RipkenBALBOSW 4-2 @BOS414100100000000024394 hits
    David DellucciBALBOSL 1-10 @BOS301000100010000131st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Chris HoilesBALATLW 6-4 @ATL60110020005000007465 strikeouts
    Mike MussinaBALATLW 6-4 @ATL201000000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    David DellucciBALMILW 9-1 @MIL322001100001000061st career home run
    Jeff HammondsBALMILW 9-1 @MIL52300240002000002832 home runs
    Jeff HammondsBALDETL 5-6 @DET43301230000000012922 home runs
    Brady AndersonBALTORW 9-5 vs TOR43310120000000001178500th career RBI
    Geronimo BerroaBALBOSL 9-12 vs BOS51100150000000005945 RBIs
    Jeff HammondsBALTEXW 9-3 @TEX53420010000000003054 hits
    Jeff RebouletBALTEXW 9-3 @TEX0000000000000000500500th career game
    Roberto AlomarBALTEXW 3-2 @TEX604000011010000013914 hits
    Roberto AlomarBALTEXW 7-2 vs TEX524001200000000013944 hits
    Mike BordickBALOAKW 13-3 @OAK41200150000000119255 RBIs
    B.J. SurhoffBALSEAW 4-3 @SEA514000000000000013434 hits
    B.J. SurhoffBALANAW 10-9 vs ANA513200600000000013516 RBIs
    Aaron LedesmaBALANAW 5-4 vs ANA5120011000000000361st career home run
    Cal RipkenBALANAW 2-1 vs ANA401000000000000025002500th career game
    Rafael PalmeiroBALKCAW 4-2 @KCA424002400000000015842 home runs, 4 hits
    Rafael PalmeiroBALKCAW 7-3 vs KCA422002500000000015902 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Aaron LedesmaBALNYAW 13-9 @NYA5220101101000000501st career stolen base
    Jeff HammondsBALNYAL 3-10 @NYA42410000010000003344 hits
    Mel RosarioBALNYAL 2-14 vs NYA100000000000000011st career game
    Charlie GreeneBALNYAL 5-13 vs NYA100000100000000031st career RBI
    Danny ClyburnBALCLEW 6-5 vs CLE100000000000000011st career game
    Eric DavisBALTORW 9-3 @TOR500000000040000012694 strikeouts
    Roberto AlomarBALTORL 3-4 @TOR514001100000000014144 hits
    Eric DavisBALMILW 5-4 @MIL514001100010000012704 hits
    Jerome WaltonBALMILW 7-6 @MIL52200240001000005862 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Armando BenitezBALTEXW 5-4 @TEXSv 1.2000015000627141352%672-5Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Mike JohnsonBALTEXL 3-9 @TEX 44221020001764412364%10-01st career game
    Terry MathewsBALKCAW 4-2 @KCA 220000000082318578%22916-15Threw 78% strikes
    Jimmy KeyBALTEXW 9-0 vs TEXWSHO960001700032120724860%414166-104Complete game/Shutout
    Mike JohnsonBALBOSW 14-5 vs BOSSv 32000030001044291566%30-01st career save
    Shawn BoskieBALBOSL 7-13 vs BOS 2522102000113426876%18842-55Threw 76% strikes
    Shawn BoskieBALDETW 8-1 @DETSv 3100004000103022873%19544-561st career save
    Mike MussinaBALCLEW 3-0 vs CLEWSHO9100001000028000--17297-4210 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Mike JohnsonBALBOSL 1-10 @BOSL 268703510017000--90-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Shawn BoskieBALMILW 6-2 @MILW 54220210002191583364%20046-57200th career game
    Mike MussinaBALMILW 9-1 @MILW 9311011210032125854068%17799-4312 Strikeouts
    Mike MussinaBALPHIW 8-1 vs PHIW 861101900031000--178100-43100th career win
    Randy MyersBALPHIW 4-1 vs PHISv 10000130004000--63939-56300th career save
    Mike MussinaBALDETL 5-6 @DET 7644131400028128794962%179100-4314 Strikeouts
    Arthur RhodesBALMILL 2-3 vs MIL 2.2300002000113628878%12432-27Threw 78% strikes
    Terry MathewsBALTORW 9-5 vs TORW 2.130000100093225778%25718-16Threw 78% strikes
    Randy MyersBALCHAL 0-3 vs CHA 131100100052217577%64239-56Threw 77% strikes
    Arthur RhodesBALOAKW 4-0 @OAK 1.210000400062517868%13033-27Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jesse OroscoBALOAKW 13-3 @OAK 100000200031710759%93277-721000th career strikeout
    Scott EricksonBALOAKW 8-0 vs OAKWSHO930001800130101623961%23197-81Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Armando BenitezBALKCAW 12-9 @KCA 1.210001400072417771%1205-8Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Mike MussinaBALMINW 5-4 vs MIN 5722011100124000--188103-4611 Strikeouts, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Mike MussinaBALKCAL 1-5 vs KCAL 7522111000027102713170%189103-4710 Strikeouts
    Mike MussinaBALNYAW 6-1 vs NYAWCG931001900031115783768%192104-483-hitter
    Nerio RodriguezBALDETW 12-8 vs DETW 3.1411003000144334979%121-21st career win, Threw 79% strikes


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