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Monday June 16,1997This 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 1997-06-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos6Baltimore Orioles4BoxDustin HermansonShawn BoskieUgueth Urbina
Philadelphia Phillies4Boston Red Sox5BoxJohn WasdinRicky Bottalico(none)
Chicago Cubs8Chicago White Sox3BoxKevin FosterJaime Navarro(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Cleveland Indians1BoxBrett TomkoOrel Hershiser(none)
Florida Marlins7Detroit Tigers3BoxKevin BrownWillie Blair(none)
Houston Astros2Kansas City Royals5BoxJose RosadoMike Hampton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxBob WickmanAlan Benes(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Minnesota Twins6BoxJason SchmidtScott AldredRich Loiselle
New York Mets6New York Yankees0BoxDave MlickiAndy Pettitte(none)
Atlanta Braves3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxDenny NeagleRoger Clemens(none)

Standings as of 1997-06-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles654520.692--35725610124-1221-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards975344.546
238New York Yankees673730.5529.03702937719-1518-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I955936.621
3815Toronto Blue Jays643133.48413.5248272-2416-1415-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome984553.459
41222Detroit Tigers652936.44616.0314312212-2017-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium975047.515
51324Boston Red Sox672938.43317.0358366-814-1915-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park954946.516
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians643430.531--3583441417-1717-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field975245.536
2714Kansas City Royals653233.4922.5296304-816-1516-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium963561.365
3918Milwaukee Brewers653134.4773.5304312-810-2521-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium964749.490
41020Chicago White Sox663036.4555.0332356-2414-1916-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II955045.526
51121Minnesota Twins673037.4485.5330368-3814-1616-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome953857.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners673829.567--3973752220-1418-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome955243.547
249Texas Rangers653530.5382.03153051015-1620-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington974255.433
3612Anaheim Angels663432.5153.53523391315-1819-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field965046.521
41427Oakland Athletics692841.40611.0326419-9313-2415-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum933756.398
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves684325.632--3332359822-1221-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field945836.617
223Florida Marlins674027.5972.52992623718-1622-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium955243.547
334Montreal Expos673928.5823.53323092312-1727-11W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium953956.411
457New York Mets673730.5525.53132555819-1618-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium955144.537
51428Philadelphia Phillies662244.33320.0230366-13610-2512-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium964650.479
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates673334.493--282308-2617-1516-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium954649.484
2816Houston Astros693336.4781.0294299-516-2217-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome935142.548
31019St. Louis Cardinals673136.4632.02902672314-2317-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II954253.442
41225Cincinnati Reds672839.4185.0256326-7010-2118-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field954847.505
51326Chicago Cubs682840.4125.5290307-1711-2517-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field944054.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146San Francisco Giants673829.567--282294-1218-1320-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point955243.547
2611Colorado Rockies683632.5292.54133892417-1919-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field944747.500
3917Los Angeles Dodgers673235.4786.0256249711-2021-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium955639.589
41123San Diego Padres672938.4339.0317357-4013-1716-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium954748.495


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe Kilburg1B21.179signed 
Ruben SierraRF31.253Released by Blue Jays. 
Maxim St. PierreC17.060signed 
Peter ZamoraP21.216signed