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Tuesday July 22,1997This 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 1997-07-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs1BoxGreg MadduxGeremi Gonzalez(none)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs5BoxKent BottenfieldMike CatherMel Rojas
Florida Marlins6Cincinnati Reds7BoxJohn SmileyFelix HerediaJeff Shaw
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxTom CandiottiMark Clark(none)
Colorado Rockies11Montreal Expos9BoxSteve ReedDave Veres(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Diego Padres3BoxTrevor HoffmanRich Loiselle(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Francisco Giants8BoxMark GardnerJerry SpradlinRod Beck
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike HamptonAndy BenesBilly Wagner
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxButch HenryBuddy GroomHeathcliff Slocumb
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians6BoxDavid WeathersJeff FasseroMichael Jackson
Chicago White Sox3Detroit Tigers6BoxBrian MoehlerDanny DarwinTodd Jones
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins3BoxGreg SwindellJose RosadoRick Aguilera
Anaheim Angels2New York Yankees9BoxDavid ConeDennis Springer(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Texas Rangers3BoxScott EricksonJohn Burkett(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPat HentgenCal EldredKelvim Escobar

Standings as of 1997-07-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles976037.619--50838812032-1728-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards653827.585
223New York Yankees985741.5823.552640312329-2128-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I643925.609
3716Toronto Blue Jays954649.48413.0371404-3325-2021-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome673037.448
41020Detroit Tigers984652.46914.55044941019-2827-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium643331.516
51121Boston Red Sox994653.46515.0546546024-2522-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park633231.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians935241.559--5184853326-2226-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field683434.500
2613Chicago White Sox985048.5104.5490494-424-2726-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II633033.476
3919Milwaukee Brewers954550.4748.0412458-4616-3229-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium663333.500
41222Minnesota Twins974552.4649.0481501-2022-2523-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome652342.354
51326Kansas City Royals943856.40414.5427478-5118-3020-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium672938.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Seattle Mariners995544.556--5775492826-2229-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome633528.556
259Anaheim Angels985444.5510.55144773723-2631-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field643034.469
3818Texas Rangers984751.4807.5485487-220-2527-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington643034.469
41427Oakland Athletics1014061.39616.0494602-10818-3422-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum612536.410
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1016437.634--51937414533-1831-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field613724.607
224Florida Marlins985642.5716.54234061726-2430-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium643628.563
335New York Mets995643.5667.04804305024-2632-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium633231.508
4510Montreal Expos985246.53110.5437433421-2431-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium642638.406
51428Philadelphia Phillies972968.29933.0375566-19112-3817-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium653926.600
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1005248.520--4464103627-2725-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome623230.516
2814Pittsburgh Pirates994950.4952.5416459-4325-2524-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium633033.476
3915St. Louis Cardinals994851.4853.54223942821-2827-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II632538.397
41224Cincinnati Reds984355.4398.0379462-8318-3125-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field643331.516
51325Chicago Cubs1004258.42010.0431454-2316-3426-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field622636.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146San Francisco Giants1005644.560--450476-2625-2431-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point623428.548
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1005347.5303.04493896022-2631-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium623527.565
31017San Diego Padres1004852.4808.0520559-3926-2322-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium622834.452
41123Colorado Rockies1014655.45510.5579601-2222-3324-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field613724.607


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Marcus JensenC24.220Granted Free Agency. 
Brandon Larson3B21.059signed