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Thursday, September 4,1997

Thursday, September 4,1997

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike Morgan Jon Lieber Jeff Shaw 15,136 2:11
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Philadelphia Phillies 6 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Matt Beech Pedro Martinez Ricky Bottalico 9,447 2:45
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Atlanta Braves 8 San Diego Padres 7 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Wohlers Tim Worrell -- 12,804 3:53
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Houston Astros 14 San Francisco Giants 2 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike Hampton Mark Gardner -- 8,565 3:02
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Anaheim Angels 4 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Todd Jones Pep Harris -- 9,445 3:42
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Oakland Athletics 6 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Gregg Olson Don Wengert -- 13,891 4:09
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Seattle Mariners 9 Minnesota Twins 6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Ken Cloude LaTroy Hawkins Heathcliff Slocumb 10,234 3:26
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Baltimore Orioles 5 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rick Krivda David Wells Randy Myers 39,770 3:21
1997 reg season 1997-09-04 Texas Rangers 6 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Rogers Centre Rick Helling Chris Carpenter -- 26,178 2:37
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 137 86 51 .628 0.0 693 542 151 W1 45-25 41-26 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 138 79 59 .572 7.5 739 588 151 L4 40-30 39-29 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 140 67 73 .479 20.5 762 774 -12 L6 34-35 33-38 3 8 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 139 66 73 .475 21.0 679 684 -5 W2 29-40 37-33 4 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 139 65 74 .468 22.0 563 605 -42 L7 32-37 33-37 5 11 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 135 72 63 .533 0.0 733 696 37 W1 35-31 37-32 1 4 9 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 138 70 68 .507 3.5 595 637 -42 L1 27-42 43-26 2 6 12 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 139 69 70 .496 5.0 670 708 -38 L2 31-40 38-30 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 137 57 80 .416 16.0 641 703 -62 W1 28-40 29-40 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 138 57 81 .413 16.5 656 736 -80 L3 27-41 30-40 5 13 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 140 77 63 .550 0.0 800 737 63 W1 38-32 39-31 1 3 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 140 74 66 .529 3.0 725 682 43 L3 33-37 41-29 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 140 67 73 .479 10.0 702 715 -13 W3 33-37 34-36 3 9 17 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 140 54 86 .386 23.0 652 816 -164 L1 23-48 31-38 4 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 140 87 53 .621 0.0 697 506 191 W1 44-26 43-27 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 138 83 55 .601 3.0 624 544 80 W6 37-32 46-23 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 138 76 62 .551 10.0 658 599 59 W5 33-36 43-26 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 139 70 69 .504 16.5 605 633 -28 L1 30-39 40-30 4 7 13 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 136 54 82 .397 31.0 563 723 -160 W4 23-46 31-36 5 14 27 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 140 72 68 .514 0.0 660 577 83 W2 33-37 39-31 1 6 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 141 69 72 .489 3.5 612 672 -60 L2 33-38 36-34 2 9 16 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 139 65 74 .468 6.5 571 566 5 W2 28-41 37-33 3 11 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 138 62 76 .449 9.0 549 654 -105 W3 27-42 35-34 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 140 57 83 .407 15.0 595 663 -68 W2 20-49 37-34 5 13 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 140 78 62 .557 0.0 631 527 104 L3 35-35 43-27 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 140 76 64 .543 2.0 669 698 -29 L2 36-33 40-31 2 5 8 -- Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 140 70 70 .500 8.0 787 787 0 W8 29-42 41-28 3 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 141 66 75 .468 12.5 702 761 -59 L1 33-38 33-37 4 10 20 -- dnq
28 record(s)