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Friday May 24,1996This 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 1996-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles5BoxRoger McDowellCarlos Reyes(none)
Boston Red Sox1California Angels3BoxChuck FinleyAaron SeleTroy Percival
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox4BoxLarry ThomasSteve SparksRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers3BoxEric PlunkRandy VeresJose Mesa
Texas Rangers0Kansas City Royals8BoxMark GubiczaBobby Witt(none)
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners10BoxSterling HitchcockScott Kamieniecki(none)
Minnesota Twins4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRich RobertsonErik Hanson(none)
Cincinnati Reds11Colorado Rockies9BoxJohnny RuffinMark Thompson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Florida Marlins2BoxMike MorganJohn BurkettT.J. Mathews
Chicago Cubs7Houston Astros8BoxTodd JonesBob Patterson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos4BoxAntonio OsunaOmar DaalTodd Worrell
San Diego Padres13New York Mets1BoxFernando ValenzuelaJason Isringhausen(none)
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn SmoltzDanny DarwinMark Wohlers
Philadelphia Phillies5San Francisco Giants1BoxCurt SchillingAllen Watson(none)

Standings as of 1996-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Yankees442618.591--245220258-1018-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1186652.559
258Baltimore Orioles452619.5780.5263264-19-917-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1176255.530
31120Toronto Blue Jays472126.4476.5246253-711-1510-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1155362.461
41326Boston Red Sox451827.4008.5251280-295-1513-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1176750.573
51428Detroit Tigers481236.25016.0219367-1486-216-15L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1144173.360
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians453114.689--2732155815-916-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1166848.586
225Chicago White Sox452718.6004.02581966213-1314-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1175859.496
3714Milwaukee Brewers452223.4899.02742413312-1310-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1175859.496
4917Kansas City Royals492326.46910.0220248-2813-1310-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1125260.464
51224Minnesota Twins462026.43511.5244251-78-1312-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1165858.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers472819.596--2742225210-1218-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1156253.539
269Seattle Mariners462521.5432.52912474411-1014-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1156055.522
3816California Angels462224.4785.5208247-398-1614-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1154867.417
41019Oakland Athletics462125.4576.5241256-1511-1310-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1165759.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves473116.660--2521569611-720-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1156550.565
234Montreal Expos482919.6042.52642115313-1416-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1145955.518
3612Philadelphia Phillies462323.5007.5197216-1915-128-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1164472.379
4713Florida Marlins492425.4908.0182209-279-1515-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1135657.496
51325New York Mets461927.41311.5219233-1410-179-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1165264.448
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1918Houston Astros492326.469--236256-2013-1210-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1135954.522
21021St. Louis Cardinals472126.4471.0214253-3912-149-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1156748.583
31122Cincinnati Reds431924.4421.0209243-349-1110-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1196257.521
41223Chicago Cubs482127.4381.5228234-66-1515-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1145559.482
51427Pittsburgh Pirates471829.3834.0212253-4111-147-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1155560.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres483018.625--2521767613-717-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1146153.535
2410San Francisco Giants462422.5225.0252262-1014-1010-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1164472.379
3511Los Angeles Dodgers492524.5105.5193174199-1516-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1136548.575
4815Colorado Rockies452223.4896.5257291-348-1314-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1176156.521


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Felix JoseRF31.022Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Wil NievesC18.241signed 
Andrew ZwirchitzP-SS20.021signed