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Thursday September 4,1997This 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 1997-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds5BoxMike MorganJon LieberJeff Shaw
Philadelphia Phillies6Montreal Expos4BoxMatt BeechPedro MartinezRicky Bottalico
Atlanta Braves8San Diego Padres7BoxMark WohlersTim Worrell(none)
Houston Astros14San Francisco Giants2BoxMike HamptonMark Gardner(none)
Anaheim Angels4Detroit Tigers5BoxTodd JonesPep Harris(none)
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals7BoxGregg OlsonDon Wengert(none)
Seattle Mariners9Minnesota Twins6BoxKen CloudeLaTroy HawkinsHeathcliff Slocumb
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees2BoxRick KrivdaDavid WellsRandy Myers
Texas Rangers6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxRick HellingChris Carpenter(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1378651.628--69354215145-2541-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards251213.480
224New York Yankees1387959.5727.573958815140-3039-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I24177.708
3818Boston Red Sox1406773.47920.5762774-1234-3533-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park221111.500
41019Detroit Tigers1396673.47521.0679684-529-4037-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium231310.565
51122Toronto Blue Jays1396574.46822.0563605-4232-3733-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome231112.478
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians1357263.533--7336963735-3137-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field261412.538
2612Milwaukee Brewers1387068.5073.5595637-4227-4243-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium23815.348
3715Chicago White Sox1396970.4965.0670708-3831-4038-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II221111.500
41224Kansas City Royals1375780.41616.0641703-6228-4029-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium241014.417
51325Minnesota Twins1385781.41316.5656736-8027-4130-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome241113.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners1407763.550--8007376338-3239-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome22139.591
2510Anaheim Angels1407466.5293.07256824333-3741-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field221012.455
3917Texas Rangers1406773.47910.0702715-1333-3734-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington221012.455
41428Oakland Athletics1405486.38623.0652816-16423-4831-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum221111.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1408753.621--69750619144-2643-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field22148.636
223Florida Marlins1388355.6013.06245448037-3246-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium24915.375
346New York Mets1387662.55110.06585995933-3643-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium241212.500
4713Montreal Expos1397069.50416.5605633-2830-3940-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium23815.348
51427Philadelphia Phillies1365482.39731.0563723-16023-4631-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium261412.538
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Houston Astros1407268.514--6605778333-3739-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome221210.545
2916Pittsburgh Pirates1416972.4893.5612672-6033-3836-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium211011.476
31121St. Louis Cardinals1396574.4686.5571566528-4137-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II23815.348
41223Cincinnati Reds1386276.4499.0549654-10527-4235-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field241410.583
51326Chicago Cubs1405783.40715.0595663-6820-4937-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field221111.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1407862.557--63152710435-3543-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium221012.455
258San Francisco Giants1407664.5432.0669698-2936-3340-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point22148.636
3814Colorado Rockies1407070.5008.0787787029-4241-28W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field22139.591
41020San Diego Padres1416675.46812.5702761-5933-3833-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium211011.476