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Sunday September 7,1997This 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 1997-09-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets9Chicago Cubs2BoxBobby JonesSteve Trachsel(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds6BoxDave BurbaJose SilvaJeff Shaw
St. Louis Cardinals4Colorado Rockies7BoxPedro AstacioMark Petkovsek(none)
Florida Marlins5Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxTom CandiottiTony Saunders(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos1BoxRyan KarpAnthony TelfordRicky Bottalico
Atlanta Braves4San Diego Padres0BoxDenny NeagleJoey Hamilton(none)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants5BoxKirk RueterDarryl Kile(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox11BoxButch HenryJeff D'Amico(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians5BoxJaret WrightDoug DrabekJose Mesa
Anaheim Angels5Detroit Tigers4BoxShigetoshi HasegawaGlenn Dishman(none)
Oakland Athletics9Kansas City Royals4BoxEric LudwickJose Rosado(none)
Seattle Mariners6Minnesota Twins9BoxBob TewksburyFelipe Lira(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees10BoxKenny RogersMike Mussina(none)
Texas Rangers0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoger ClemensDarren Oliver(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1408852.629--71356215147-2641-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards221012.455
224New York Yankees1418061.5678.575960815140-3040-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I21165.762
3817Boston Red Sox1436974.48320.5784785-134-3535-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park19910.474
51019Toronto Blue Jays1426874.47921.0574607-3332-3736-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome20812.400
4918Detroit Tigers1426874.47921.0696695129-4039-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium20119.550
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians1387563.543--7587065235-3140-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field231112.478
2612Milwaukee Brewers1417170.5045.5606659-5328-4443-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium20713.350
3716Chicago White Sox1426973.4868.0680733-5331-4338-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II19118.579
41225Minnesota Twins1415883.41118.5671761-9027-4131-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome211011.476
51326Kansas City Royals1405783.40719.0654730-7628-4029-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium211011.476
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1437964.552--8257527340-3339-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome19118.579
2510Anaheim Angels1437568.5244.07366993734-3941-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field19910.474
31120Texas Rangers1436776.46912.0704726-2233-4034-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington19109.526
41428Oakland Athletics1435786.39922.0679829-15026-4831-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19811.421
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1438954.622--71251319946-2743-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field19127.632
223Florida Marlins1418358.5895.06385696937-3546-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium21912.429
358New York Mets1417764.54611.06756165934-3843-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium211110.524
4814Montreal Expos1427171.50017.5616641-2530-3941-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium20713.350
51427Philadelphia Phillies1395683.40331.0571734-16325-4731-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium231211.522
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros1437271.503--6655917433-4039-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome19127.632
2915Pittsburgh Pirates1447074.4862.5634690-5634-4036-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1899.500
31122St. Louis Cardinals1436677.4626.0595598-329-4437-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II19712.368
41223Cincinnati Reds1416477.4547.0567676-10927-4237-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field21129.571
51324Chicago Cubs1435984.41313.0612680-6820-4939-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field19910.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1438162.566--65654111535-3546-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium19712.368
247San Francisco Giants1437964.5522.0683703-2036-3343-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point19118.579
3611Colorado Rockies1447371.5078.5819811829-4244-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field18108.556
41021San Diego Padres1446777.46514.5709776-6733-3834-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1899.500