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Friday June 20,1997This 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 1997-06-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros7BoxDarryl KileSteve Trachsel(none)
Florida Marlins2Montreal Expos1BoxAlex FernandezPedro Martinez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets1BoxBobby JonesSteve CookeJohn Franco
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxTom GlavineMark Leiter(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres5BoxAndy AshbyMike MunozTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers11San Francisco Giants7BoxTodd WorrellDoug Henry(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKent MerckerMatt MorrisJeff Shaw
Oakland Athletics2Anaheim Angels5BoxKevin GrossDon WengertTroy Percival
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox0BoxBob TewksburyDanny DarwinRick Aguilera
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians1BoxDwight GoodenCharles Nagy(none)
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers12BoxJustin ThompsonTim WakefieldA.J. Sager
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers7BoxCal EldredTim BelcherDoug Jones
Seattle Mariners5Texas Rangers4BoxBob WolcottBobby WittScott Sanders
Baltimore Orioles0Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPat HentgenMike Mussina(none)

Standings as of 1997-06-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles684622.676--3622649824-1322-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards945242.553
226New York Yankees704030.5717.03862998720-1520-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I925636.609
3815Toronto Blue Jays673334.49312.5263283-2016-1417-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome954352.453
41221Detroit Tigers683137.45615.03343231112-2019-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium944846.511
51323Boston Red Sox703139.44316.0380386-614-2017-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park924745.511
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Cleveland Indians673532.522--366357917-1718-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field945143.543
2713Milwaukee Brewers683434.5001.5323324-110-2524-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium934449.473
3917Kansas City Royals683335.4852.5309323-1416-1617-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium933459.366
41018Minnesota Twins703337.4713.5354371-1715-1618-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome923557.380
51120Chicago White Sox693237.4644.0340362-2214-1918-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II924844.522
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners714031.563--4093882122-1618-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome915041.549
2511Texas Rangers693633.5223.0339330916-1720-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington934152.441
3612Anaheim Angels703634.5143.53693551415-2021-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field924844.522
41426Oakland Athletics733043.41111.0352440-8815-2615-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum893554.393
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves714526.634--34824810024-1321-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field915635.615
223Florida Marlins704228.6002.53062713520-1722-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium925042.543
345Montreal Expos704030.5714.53383162213-1827-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium923854.413
458New York Mets713932.5496.03262705619-1820-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium914942.538
51428Philadelphia Phillies692247.31922.0239386-14710-2712-20L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium934647.495
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1816Houston Astros723537.486--313310317-2318-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome904941.544
2919Pittsburgh Pirates713338.4651.5291337-4617-1916-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium914645.505
31022St. Louis Cardinals703139.4433.02992831614-2517-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II924250.457
41124Cincinnati Reds703040.4294.0266335-6912-2218-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field924646.500
51327Chicago Cubs712843.3946.5296322-2611-2817-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field914051.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants714130.577--302312-1018-1323-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point914942.538
269Colorado Rockies723834.5283.54414172418-2020-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field904545.500
3714Los Angeles Dodgers713536.4936.02802691112-2123-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium915338.582
41225San Diego Padres713041.42311.0338388-5013-1717-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium914645.505


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat DanekerP21.158signed 
Hansel IzquierdoP20.169Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Richie LewisP31.146Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Todd Van PoppelP25.194Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.