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Thursday April 24,1997This 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 1997-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs3BoxRich LoiselleMel Rojas(none)
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxRicky TrlicekTerry MathewsButch Henry
Cleveland Indians6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxCharles NagyCal EldredJose Mesa
Minnesota Twins11Oakland Athletics12BoxDon WengertRick Aguilera(none)
Detroit Tigers2Texas Rangers4BoxRoger PavlikJustin ThompsonJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 1997-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles18126.667--9169225-47-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1448658.597
249Boston Red Sox20119.5502.011394196-55-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1426775.472
3715Toronto Blue Jays1899.5003.08069115-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1446777.465
4918New York Yankees211011.4763.512295277-73-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1418655.610
51322Detroit Tigers22913.4095.0120134-144-75-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1407070.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Minnesota Twins211110.524--110117-75-86-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1415784.404
2817Cleveland Indians201010.5000.5124138-146-54-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1417665.539
31120Milwaukee Brewers1789.4711.07179-83-65-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1447074.486
41221Kansas City Royals18810.4441.58392-95-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1435984.413
51426Chicago White Sox20614.3004.590111-213-63-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1417467.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Seattle Mariners21138.619--12912456-17-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1417764.546
238Texas Rangers18108.5561.5767333-37-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1446777.465
3513Oakland Athletics211110.5242.0102109-74-67-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1415487.383
41019Anaheim Angels19910.4743.0103110-74-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1437568.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves19145.737--10258446-48-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1438756.608
2610Florida Marlins19109.5264.07173-23-77-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1438261.573
3914Montreal Expos1899.5004.58697-114-65-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1446975.479
41023New York Mets20812.4006.5857783-65-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1428062.563
51225Philadelphia Phillies19613.3168.06183-224-72-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1436281.434
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Houston Astros20137.650--9167247-56-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1427171.500
2711Pittsburgh Pirates19109.5262.56587-225-45-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1436974.483
31124St. Louis Cardinals19712.3685.55465-114-103-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1436677.462
41327Cincinnati Reds20614.3007.071126-552-124-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1427072.493
51428Chicago Cubs19217.10510.55398-452-100-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1436677.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants18144.778--7054165-09-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1447668.528
233Colorado Rockies18135.7221.014194476-27-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1447074.486
357Los Angeles Dodgers18117.6113.06751163-18-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1447767.535
4816San Diego Padres1899.5005.08269133-16-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1446777.465


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Todd Haney2B31.268Sent to Astros by Mariners for future considerations. 
Darrin JacksonCF-RF33.246Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Aaron MyersP20.345Released by Rockies