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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 1997-06-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves5BoxDenny NeagleMatt BeechMark Wohlers
Houston Astros7Chicago Cubs6BoxBilly WagnerTerry AdamsBlas Minor
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds3BoxTodd StottlemyreDave BurbaDennis Eckersley
San Francisco Giants6Colorado Rockies7BoxMike DeJeanKeith FoulkeCurt Leskanic
Montreal Expos5Florida Marlins2BoxJeff JudenPat Rapp(none)
San Diego Padres9Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxSean BergmanMark GuthrieTrevor Hoffman
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles0BoxRoger ClemensScott EricksonMike Timlin
Detroit Tigers10Boston Red Sox6BoxBrian MoehlerVaughn Eshelman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals4BoxChris HaneyJose MercedesJeff Montgomery
Chicago White Sox11Minnesota Twins1BoxJames BaldwinLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Texas Rangers3Oakland Athletics6BoxAriel PrietoJulio SantanaBilly Taylor
Anaheim Angels3Seattle Mariners6BoxJamie MoyerJason DicksonNorm Charlton

Standings as of 1997-06-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles745024.676--38727810928-1422-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards884840.545
235New York Yankees754332.5737.54123298323-1720-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I875334.609
31019Toronto Blue Jays733439.46615.5293322-2917-1417-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome894247.472
41120Boston Red Sox763541.46116.0421436-1518-2117-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park864343.500
51323Detroit Tigers743341.44617.03723551713-2020-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium884642.523
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians713833.535--3963752117-1721-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field904842.533
2612Chicago White Sox753837.5072.0377380-315-1923-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II864244.488
4816Milwaukee Brewers733538.4794.0339349-1010-2625-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium884345.489
3917Kansas City Royals733538.4794.0332350-1817-1918-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium883256.364
51222Minnesota Twins753441.4536.0371401-3016-1918-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome873453.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners774532.584--4524163624-1621-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome854540.529
2510Anaheim Angels764036.5264.53963811517-2223-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field864442.512
3715Texas Rangers753738.4937.0365369-416-1821-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington874047.460
41426Oakland Athletics793247.40514.0380471-9116-3016-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum833350.398
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves774928.636--39528111427-1522-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field855233.612
223Florida Marlins764531.5923.53272953223-1922-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium864739.547
357Montreal Expos764333.5665.53593322714-1829-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium863551.407
448New York Mets764333.5665.53573025519-1824-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium864541.523
51428Philadelphia Phillies752352.30725.0271426-15510-2813-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium874542.517
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros783939.500--338335318-2321-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome844539.536
2918St. Louis Cardinals763640.4742.03252962915-2521-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II863749.430
31021Pittsburgh Pirates763541.4613.0317360-4319-2216-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium864442.512
41225Cincinnati Reds763244.4216.0282363-8114-2518-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field864442.512
51327Chicago Cubs772948.3779.5312349-3712-3217-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field853946.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants774433.571--336351-1518-1426-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point854639.541
2611Colorado Rockies784137.5263.54684402820-2321-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field844242.500
3814Los Angeles Dodgers773839.4946.03092911813-2225-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium855035.588
41124San Diego Padres773344.42911.0374430-5615-1918-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium854342.506


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky BonesP28.080Purchased by Royals from Brewers. 
Orlando EncarnacionP18.117Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Chris RowanIF18.100signed