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Friday June 27,1997This 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 1997-06-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves7BoxGreg MadduxGarrett Stephenson(none)
Houston Astros1Chicago Cubs2BoxKevin FosterMike HamptonTurk Wendell
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds5BoxBrett TomkoAlan BenesJeff Shaw
San Francisco Giants6Colorado Rockies3BoxKirk RueterJohn ThomsonRod Beck
Montreal Expos2Florida Marlins0BoxMarc ValdesKevin BrownUgueth Urbina
San Diego Padres7Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJoey HamiltonChan Ho ParkTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJason SchmidtDave Mlicki(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Baltimore Orioles1BoxRobert PersonScott KamienieckiPaul Spoljaric
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox1BoxDan MiceliChris HammondTodd Jones
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals16BoxKevin AppierBen McDonald(none)
Chicago White Sox10Minnesota Twins6BoxJaime NavarroBob Tewksbury(none)
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees3BoxDwight GoodenOrel HershiserMariano Rivera
Texas Rangers4Oakland Athletics7BoxMike OquistJohn BurkettBilly Taylor
Anaheim Angels1Seattle Mariners8BoxJeff FasseroChuck Finley(none)

Standings as of 1997-06-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles755025.667--38828010828-1422-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards874839.552
235New York Yankees764432.5796.54153318423-1721-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I865234.605
31017Toronto Blue Jays743539.47314.5295323-2818-1417-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome884147.466
41121Boston Red Sox773542.45516.0422438-1618-2117-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park854342.506
51222Detroit Tigers753441.45316.03743561814-2020-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium874542.517
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians723834.528--3983782017-1821-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field894841.539
2612Chicago White Sox763937.5131.0387386116-1923-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II854144.482
3816Kansas City Royals743638.4863.0348353-517-1919-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium873156.356
4918Milwaukee Brewers743539.4734.0342365-2310-2725-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium874344.494
51323Minnesota Twins763442.4476.0377411-3416-1918-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome863452.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners784632.590--4604174324-1622-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome844440.524
2510Anaheim Angels774037.5195.5397389817-2323-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field854441.518
3715Texas Rangers763739.4878.0369376-716-1921-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington864046.465
41426Oakland Athletics803347.41314.0387475-8816-3017-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum823250.390
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves785028.641--40228212027-1523-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field845133.607
224Florida Marlins774532.5844.53272973023-1922-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium854738.553
347Montreal Expos774433.5715.53613322915-1829-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium853451.400
458New York Mets774334.5586.53583085019-1924-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium854540.529
51428Philadelphia Phillies762353.30326.0272433-16110-2913-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium864541.523
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros793940.494--339337218-2421-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome834538.542
2920Pittsburgh Pirates773641.4682.0323361-3819-2217-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium854342.506
31019St. Louis Cardinals773641.4682.03283012715-2621-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II853748.435
41225Cincinnati Reds773344.4295.0287366-7914-2519-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field854342.506
51327Chicago Cubs783048.3858.5314350-3612-3218-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field843846.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants784533.577--342354-1219-1426-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point844539.536
2611Colorado Rockies794138.5194.54714462520-2321-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field834241.506
3814Los Angeles Dodgers783840.4877.03142981613-2225-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium845034.595
41124San Diego Padres783444.43611.0381435-5416-1918-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium844242.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian August2B21.112signed 
Geronimo BerroaRF-LF32.101Traded by Athletics to Orioles for Mark Seaver and Jimmy Haynes. 
Patrick CooganP21.289signed 
Eric GlaserP19.155signed 
Jimmy HaynesP24.295Traded by Orioles with Mark Seaver to Athletics for Geronimo Berroa. 
Pat MahomesP26.322Released by Red Sox.