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Tuesday September 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 1996-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5California Angels1BoxAriel PrietoDennis Springer(none)
Cleveland Indians9Chicago White Sox4BoxBrian AndersonAlex FernandezEric Plunk
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers2BoxMark BrandenburgFelipe LiraHeathcliff Slocumb
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals4BoxChris HaneyScott AldredJaime Bluma
Toronto Blue Jays0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBen McDonaldLuis Andujar(none)
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners5BoxTerry MulhollandKen HillBobby Ayala
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn SmoltzDarryl KileMark Wohlers
Los Angeles Dodgers9Colorado Rockies0BoxHideo NomoBill Swift(none)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos7BoxJeff FasseroJason Isringhausen(none)
Florida Marlins11Philadelphia Phillies5BoxPat RappMatt Beech(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxFrancisco CordovaJohn SmileyJohn Ericks
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants9BoxJim PooleDario VerasRod Beck
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxDonovan OsborneBob PattersonT.J. Mathews

Standings as of 1996-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1498564.570--7877266142-3643-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1376.538
237Baltimore Orioles1508367.5532.58918375441-3141-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1257.417
3713Boston Red Sox1507773.5138.5859866-734-4143-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1284.667
41222Toronto Blue Jays1516883.45018.0720769-4935-3933-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1165.545
51428Detroit Tigers15151100.33835.07281028-30024-5427-46L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1129.182
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians1509159.607--88471716746-3145-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1183.727
2611Chicago White Sox1528072.52612.08537559840-3840-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1055.500
3817Minnesota Twins1517477.49017.5831839-837-3537-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1147.364
4918Milwaukee Brewers1527478.48718.08408301038-3736-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1064.600
51121Kansas City Royals1517180.47020.5697730-3336-3935-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1046.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1528468.553--87775612137-3847-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1064.600
2510Seattle Mariners1497970.5303.59178328540-3339-37W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1266.500
31019Oakland Athletics1527379.48011.0814843-2937-4036-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1055.500
41324California Angels1506585.43318.0719889-17026-5039-35L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1156.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1508961.593--73260013238-3751-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1275.583
246Montreal Expos1508367.5536.07016257635-3848-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1257.417
31020Florida Marlins1527379.48017.0641679-3827-5046-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1073.700
41123New York Mets1516784.44422.5703737-3426-4741-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1147.364
51426Philadelphia Phillies1516190.40428.5608742-13430-4831-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1165.545
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals1518170.536--7166645237-3844-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1174.636
2714Houston Astros1527874.5133.5726757-3134-4344-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1046.400
3815Chicago Cubs1497475.4976.07176793832-4042-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field13211.154
4916Cincinnati Reds1507476.4936.5722734-1234-4240-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1275.583
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1506585.43315.5697773-7634-4431-41W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1284.667
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1518665.570--6616134841-3545-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1147.364
235San Diego Padres1528567.5591.57366439342-3543-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1064.600
3612Colorado Rockies1527973.5207.59149031126-4953-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1046.400
41327San Francisco Giants1516190.40425.0684809-12527-4734-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1174.636


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Abraham NunezRF-LF19.224Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Diamondbacks.