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Tuesday June 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 1997-06-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros3BoxJon LieberDonne Wall(none)
Colorado Rockies6Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDarren HolmesPedro Astacio(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Montreal Expos6BoxJeff ShawDave Veres(none)
Atlanta Braves5New York Mets6BoxGreg McMichaelMark Wohlers(none)
Florida Marlins4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAl LeiterScott RuffcornRobb Nen
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants4BoxShawn EstesDanny JacksonRod Beck
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals7BoxAndy BenesTerry Mulholland(none)
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox4BoxWilson AlvarezJim PittsleyRoberto Hernandez
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians10BoxJaret WrightDave Stevens(none)
New York Yankees12Detroit Tigers9BoxGraeme LloydMike MyersMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxShawn BoskieScott KarlArthur Rhodes
Oakland Athletics4Seattle Mariners1BoxSteve KarsayRandy Johnson(none)
Anaheim Angels7Texas Rangers6BoxRich DeLuciaXavier HernandezTroy Percival
Boston Red Sox9Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJohn WasdinLuis AndujarHeathcliff Slocumb

Standings as of 1997-06-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles724923.681--37827410427-1422-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards904941.544
238New York Yankees744232.5688.04093288122-1720-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I885434.614
31019Toronto Blue Jays713338.46515.5278309-3116-1417-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome914348.473
41221Boston Red Sox743440.45916.0402414-1217-2117-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park884444.500
51323Detroit Tigers723240.44417.03613461512-2020-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium904743.522
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians713833.535--3963752117-1721-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field904842.533
2713Chicago White Sox733637.4933.0358372-1414-1922-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II884444.500
3815Milwaukee Brewers713536.4933.0335336-110-2525-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium904347.478
4917Kansas City Royals713437.4794.0321339-1817-1817-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium903357.367
51122Minnesota Twins743440.4595.5370390-2016-1918-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome883454.386
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners754332.573--4374092824-1619-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome874740.540
249Anaheim Angels744034.5412.53893701917-2023-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field884444.500
3614Texas Rangers733637.4936.0357359-216-1720-20L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington894148.461
41426Oakland Athletics773146.40313.0370459-8916-2915-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum853451.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves754728.627--37627010626-1521-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field875433.621
223Florida Marlins744430.5952.53182853322-1922-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium884840.545
345New York Mets754332.5734.03502886219-1824-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium874542.517
457Montreal Expos744232.5684.53533282513-1829-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium883652.409
51428Philadelphia Phillies732350.31523.0262414-15210-2713-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium894544.506
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1816Houston Astros763739.487--326328-217-2320-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome864739.547
2918Pittsburgh Pirates753540.4671.5316355-3919-2116-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium874443.506
31020St. Louis Cardinals743440.4592.03172922514-2520-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II883949.443
41225Cincinnati Reds743143.4195.0277357-8013-2518-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field884543.511
51327Chicago Cubs752946.3877.5305339-3412-3117-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field873948.448
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants754332.573--316337-2118-1325-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point874740.540
2611Colorado Rockies764036.5263.54614322920-2220-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field864343.500
3712Los Angeles Dodgers753738.4936.03002821813-2224-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium875136.586
41124San Diego Padres753243.42711.0358409-5114-1818-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium874443.506


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lance BerkmanDH21.135signed 
Jason DellaeroSS20.189signed 
Mike GonzalezP19.032signed 
Brandon HarperC21.056signed 
Alan WebbP17.272signed