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Thursday May 23,1996This 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.

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Games on 1996-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Boston Red Sox11BoxRoger ClemensBob Milacki(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Cleveland Indians5BoxOrel HershiserAngel Miranda(none)
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals4BoxKevin AppierDarren OliverJeff Montgomery
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees4BoxKenny RogersBilly TaylorJohn Wetteland
Minnesota Twins4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMarty JanzenMike Milchin(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Colorado Rockies5BoxHector CarrascoBruce RuffinJeff Brantley
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres7BoxScott SandersRuss SpringerTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1996-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees432617.605--241210318-918-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1196653.555
258Baltimore Orioles442519.5681.5258260-29-916-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1186355.534
31120Toronto Blue Jays462125.4576.5246249-311-1510-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1165363.457
41326Boston Red Sox441826.4098.5250277-275-1413-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1186751.568
51428Detroit Tigers471235.25516.0216361-1456-216-14L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1154174.357
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians443014.682--2672125514-916-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1176948.590
247Chicago White Sox442618.5914.02541936113-1313-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1185959.500
3713Milwaukee Brewers442222.5008.02712373412-1210-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1185860.492
41018Kansas City Royals482226.45810.0212248-3613-139-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1135360.469
51225Minnesota Twins451926.42211.5240251-117-1312-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1175958.504
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers462818.609--2742146010-1118-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1166254.534
269Seattle Mariners452421.5333.52812433811-1013-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1166155.526
3816Oakland Athletics452124.4676.5237251-1411-1210-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1175760.487
4917California Angels452124.4676.5205246-418-1613-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1164967.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves463016.652--2471539410-720-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1166650.569
234Montreal Expos472918.6171.52602065413-1416-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1155956.513
3614Florida Marlins482424.5007.0180205-259-1515-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1145658.491
4815Philadelphia Phillies452223.4897.5192215-2314-128-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1174572.385
51324New York Mets451926.42210.5218220-210-179-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1175265.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1919Houston Astros482226.458--228249-2113-129-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1146054.526
21021Chicago Cubs472126.4470.5221226-56-1415-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1155560.478
31122St. Louis Cardinals462026.4351.0210251-4111-149-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1166848.586
41223Cincinnati Reds421824.4291.0198234-368-1110-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1206357.525
51427Pittsburgh Pirates461828.3913.0209248-3911-147-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1165561.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres472918.617--2391756412-717-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1156253.539
2410San Francisco Giants452421.5334.0251257-614-1010-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1174473.376
3511Colorado Rockies442222.5005.5248280-328-1314-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1186157.517
4712Los Angeles Dodgers482424.5005.5188170188-1516-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1146648.579