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Tuesday April 1,1997This 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 1997-04-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies4Cincinnati Reds11BoxJohn SmileyKevin RitzKevin Jarvis
Chicago Cubs2Florida Marlins4BoxKevin BrownTerry Mulholland(none)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros2BoxShane ReynoldsJohn SmoltzBilly Wagner
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxCurt SchillingRamon MartinezRicky Bottalico
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos2BoxUgueth UrbinaRich Batchelor(none)
New York Mets5San Diego Padres12BoxJoey HamiltonYorkis Perez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants2BoxMatt RuebelRich RodriguezJohn Ericks
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins7BoxDan NaultyDan MiceliRick Aguilera
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners4BoxJeff FasseroDavid ConeNorm Charlton
Milwaukee Brewers2Texas Rangers6BoxKen HillBen McDonald(none)
Chicago White Sox6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTony CastilloDan PlesacRoberto Hernandez

Standings as of 1997-04-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3516Toronto Blue Jays101.000--56-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1617685.472
2614New York Yankees101.000--24-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1619665.596
1820Detroit Tigers101.000--57-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1617982.491
41323Baltimore Orioles000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1629864.605
51224Boston Red Sox000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1627884.481
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
241Minnesota Twins1101.000--7520-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1616794.416
139Chicago White Sox1101.000--6511-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1607981.494
3717Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.026-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1607882.488
41025Cleveland Indians000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1618675.534
5927Kansas City Royals000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1616794.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1210Seattle Mariners1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1618972.553
2111Texas Rangers1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1617685.472
41126Oakland Athletics000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1626597.401
31428Anaheim Angels000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1628478.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
375Philadelphia Phillies1101.000--3031-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1616794.416
144Florida Marlins1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1619170.565
212Montreal Expos1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1617784.478
41019Atlanta Braves101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field16110160.627
5915New York Mets101.0001.0512-70-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1618873.547
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Cincinnati Reds1101.000--11470-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1617586.466
366Pittsburgh Pirates1101.000--5231-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1617883.484
253Houston Astros1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1618378.516
41322Chicago Cubs101.0001.024-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1616893.422
51413St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1617388.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Diego Padres1101.000--12570-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1617586.466
31118Los Angeles Dodgers101.0001.003-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1618873.547
4812San Francisco Giants101.0001.025-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1619071.559
21221Colorado Rockies101.0001.0411-70-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1618378.516


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brent CooksonLF-RF27.206Released by Rangers. 
Chris MichalakP26.087Released by Athletics.