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Wednesday July 17,1996This 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 1996-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays10Baltimore Orioles11BoxRocky CoppingerMike Timlin(none)
New York Yankees11Boston Red Sox12BoxVaughn EshelmanJohn Wetteland(none)
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals3BoxTim BelcherOrel HershiserJeff Montgomery
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike FettersTom Urbani(none)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxMike TrombleyBill Simas(none)
Seattle Mariners6Oakland Athletics7BoxJim CorsiBlas MinorBilly Taylor
California Angels3Texas Rangers7BoxKen HillChuck Finley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Cincinnati Reds4BoxAndy BenesMark PortugalDennis Eckersley
San Francisco Giants3Colorado Rockies4BoxJamey WrightOsvaldo FernandezBruce Ruffin
Houston Astros2Florida Marlins11BoxAl LeiterShane Reynolds(none)
San Diego Padres5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBryce FlorieAntonio OsunaTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets3BoxDave MlickiSteve Frey(none)

Standings as of 1996-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees925735.620--4864285827-2030-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I703535.500
2610Baltimore Orioles934944.5278.55275161120-2028-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards693930.565
31122Boston Red Sox924250.45715.0540566-2618-3024-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park704327.614
41223Toronto Blue Jays944252.44716.0503515-1223-3019-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome683236.471
51428Detroit Tigers952867.29530.5445690-24512-3616-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium672542.373
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians945638.596--5514619029-2127-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field674324.642
245Chicago White Sox945440.5742.05324429027-2527-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II683137.456
3815Milwaukee Brewers934647.4959.55645313322-2424-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium693435.493
41018Minnesota Twins934449.47311.5512521-919-2125-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome693435.493
51325Kansas City Royals954154.43215.5432485-5321-2420-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium663432.515
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers955540.579--5654709521-2434-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington673532.522
257Seattle Mariners925042.5433.55805314924-2026-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome693534.507
3714Oakland Athletics954748.4958.0536528824-2323-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum673136.463
4917California Angels954550.47410.0469558-8918-3327-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium662541.379
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves935934.634--47935812121-1638-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium693732.536
238Montreal Expos935043.5389.04504005021-2229-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium693831.551
3816New York Mets944648.48913.5439436319-2827-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium682543.368
41020Florida Marlins944450.46815.5378395-1715-3329-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium683632.529
51326Philadelphia Phillies934053.43019.0381441-6020-3220-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium692742.391
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126St. Louis Cardinals945242.553--4604382229-2623-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II683632.529
2713Houston Astros964947.5104.0483493-1026-2923-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome663333.500
3919Cincinnati Reds894247.4727.5400442-4220-2322-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium733934.534
41121Chicago Cubs934350.4628.5430439-916-2527-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field693336.478
51224Pittsburgh Pirates934152.44110.5424478-5423-2518-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium693237.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Colorado Rockies934944.527--569566315-2934-15W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field693435.493
3512San Diego Padres965046.5210.54694313825-2125-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium664125.621
2611Los Angeles Dodgers965046.5210.5390383722-2428-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium664026.606
41427San Francisco Giants934053.4309.0443495-5220-3020-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park692841.406