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Monday May 26,1997This 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 1997-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds8BoxJohn SmileyMark LeiterMike Remlinger
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds8BoxMike MorganMatt Beech(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Colorado Rockies9BoxMike DeJeanMark PetkovsekSteve Reed
Florida Marlins3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChan Ho ParkRick HellingTodd Worrell
New York Mets4Montreal Expos3BoxCory LidleUgueth UrbinaJohn Franco
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxKevin FosterFrancisco CordovaTerry Adams
Atlanta Braves12San Diego Padres5BoxJoe BorowskiTim Worrell(none)
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants4BoxJulian TavarezJose Lima(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox3BoxChris HammondDoug Jones(none)
Cleveland Indians10Chicago White Sox4BoxOrel HershiserJaime Navarro(none)
Anaheim Angels0Detroit Tigers6BoxOmar OlivaresChuck Finley(none)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals1BoxWillie AdamsMike WilliamsAaron Small
Seattle Mariners13Minnesota Twins8BoxScott SandersScott Aldred(none)
Baltimore Orioles8New York Yankees6BoxShawn BoskieAndy PettitteRandy Myers
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays8BoxRoger ClemensJulio Santana(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles473215.681--2611827915-817-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1156649.574
249Toronto Blue Jays462521.5436.5173184-1113-912-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1165165.440
3614New York Yankees492623.5317.02712145713-1013-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1137043.619
41019Detroit Tigers482226.45810.5251227249-1513-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1145757.500
51223Boston Red Sox461927.41312.5239252-1311-168-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1165957.509
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians472621.553--2742532112-1214-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1146054.526
2817Milwaukee Brewers452223.4893.0219229-107-1615-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1165660.483
3918Kansas City Royals472225.4684.0213227-1411-1211-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1144569.395
41120Chicago White Sox462125.4574.5241258-178-1113-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1155956.513
51324Minnesota Twins492029.4087.0236284-489-1311-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1134865.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers472621.553--226224211-1115-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1155164.443
2512Anaheim Angels472522.5321.025124299-1416-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1155956.513
3713Seattle Mariners492623.5311.0297300-316-1110-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1136449.566
41425Oakland Athletics512031.3928.0234310-7610-2010-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1114566.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves493415.694--2431588515-919-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1136746.593
223Florida Marlins482919.6044.52091723711-1318-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1146351.553
347New York Mets492722.5517.02261755115-1212-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1136152.540
4610Montreal Expos482622.5427.5253232219-1417-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1145262.456
51428Philadelphia Phillies491831.36716.0177272-958-1610-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1135063.442
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros502525.500--2121961612-1613-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1125953.527
2916Pittsburgh Pirates492425.4900.5195230-3515-129-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1135558.487
31122St. Louis Cardinals482028.4174.018818628-1912-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1145361.465
41226Chicago Cubs481830.3756.0204222-188-1910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1145064.439
51327Cincinnati Reds491831.3676.5188259-717-1811-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1135855.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants482820.583--200214-1411-817-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1146252.544
258Colorado Rockies492722.5511.52982712712-1415-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1135657.496
3711Los Angeles Dodgers482622.5422.0177162159-1217-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1146252.544
41021San Diego Padres482028.4178.0214235-216-1214-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1145658.491


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim CorcoranP19.041signed 
Marcus Giles2B19.008signed 
Eric KnottP22.245signed