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Sunday July 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 1997-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers8Atlanta Braves3BoxChan Ho ParkJohn Smoltz(none)
Colorado Rockies9Chicago Cubs5BoxCurt LeskanicTerry AdamsDarren Holmes
San Diego Padres3Florida Marlins0BoxAndy AshbyTony SaundersTrevor Hoffman
Houston Astros9Montreal Expos0BoxDarryl KileDustin Hermanson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets10BoxDave MlickiKent Mercker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGarrett StephensonJason SchmidtRicky Bottalico
San Francisco Giants9St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKirk RueterAlan Benes(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Anaheim Angels9BoxChuck FinleyLuis Andujar(none)
Chicago White Sox10Baltimore Orioles2BoxJaime NavarroShawn Boskie(none)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians7BoxCharles NagyTom Gordon(none)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxScott KarlHideki Irabu(none)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics0BoxBrad RadkeCarlos Reyes(none)
Kansas City Royals4Seattle Mariners5BoxJamie MoyerKevin AppierBob Wells
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers7BoxJohn WettelandA.J. Sager(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles955837.611--49438411030-1728-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards674027.597
224New York Yankees965541.5733.551039811228-2127-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I664125.621
3918Toronto Blue Jays944549.47912.5366402-3625-2020-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome683137.456
41020Detroit Tigers964551.46913.54984881019-2826-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium663432.515
51223Boston Red Sox974453.45415.0539542-323-2521-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park653431.523
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians915140.560--5114803126-2225-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field703535.500
2613Chicago White Sox964947.5104.5484488-423-2626-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II653134.477
3817Milwaukee Brewers934548.4847.0407446-3916-3129-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium683335.485
41121Minnesota Twins964452.4589.5478499-2122-2522-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome662442.364
51326Kansas City Royals933855.40914.0425475-5018-2920-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium682939.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners985543.561--5755433226-2129-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome643529.547
259Anaheim Angels975443.5570.55124684423-2531-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field653035.462
3715Texas Rangers964749.4907.0481473820-2527-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington663036.455
41427Oakland Athletics1004060.40016.0491598-10718-3322-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum622537.403
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves986236.633--50636414232-1730-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field643925.609
223Florida Marlins965640.5835.04153892626-2330-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium663630.545
335New York Mets975542.5676.54724195324-2531-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium653332.508
4510Montreal Expos965145.53110.0420418221-2430-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium662739.409
51428Philadelphia Phillies952966.30531.5368555-18712-3717-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium673928.582
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros995148.515--4424083426-2725-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome633330.524
2814Pittsburgh Pirates974849.4952.0411454-4324-2424-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium653134.477
3916St. Louis Cardinals974750.4853.04133882521-2826-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II652639.400
41224Cincinnati Reds964254.4387.5369451-8218-3024-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field663432.515
51325Chicago Cubs984157.4189.5425446-2116-3425-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field642737.422
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146San Francisco Giants985543.561--440464-2425-2330-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point643529.547
2611Los Angeles Dodgers985246.5313.04373815622-2530-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium643628.563
31019San Diego Padres984652.4699.0507555-4825-2321-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium643034.469
41122Colorado Rockies994554.45510.5564584-2021-3224-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field633825.603


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Felix RomeroP17.032Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays