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Tuesday September 16,1997This 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 1997-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves6BoxKevin MillwoodWilson Alvarez(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs5BoxKevin TapaniKent Mercker(none)
Colorado Rockies6Florida Marlins9BoxJay PowellJerry DiPoto(none)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros15BoxRamon GarciaSterling Hitchcock(none)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCurt SchillingRick Reed(none)
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJon LieberMike Johnson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxRick GoreckiDennis EckersleyScott Radinsky
Minnesota Twins9Anaheim Angels3BoxBrad RadkeShigetoshi Hasegawa(none)
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles2BoxCharles NagyNerio RodriguezJose Mesa
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles7BoxJimmy KeyDavid Weathers(none)
Boston Red Sox0New York Yankees2BoxAndy PettitteJohn WasdinMariano Rivera
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees4BoxWillie BanksRobinson ChecoMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers4BoxMatt WhitesideGregg OlsonJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 1997-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1509258.613--75461813648-2744-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1266.500
224New York Yankees1508763.5805.081864317544-3243-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1293.750
3613Detroit Tigers1507476.49318.0730722833-4241-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1257.417
4918Boston Red Sox1517378.48319.5812812037-3836-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1156.455
51019Toronto Blue Jays1507179.47321.0611648-3733-4238-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1257.417
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians1488068.541--8067495739-3541-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1367.462
2715Milwaukee Brewers1487375.4937.0631689-5829-4644-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1358.385
3816Chicago White Sox1507377.4878.0719782-6331-4442-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1174.636
41225Kansas City Royals1486187.41219.0693763-7031-4330-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1367.462
51326Minnesota Twins1496188.40919.5712802-9029-4532-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1376.538
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1518467.556--8627818141-3443-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1165.545
2511Anaheim Angels1517873.5176.07717413034-4144-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1165.545
31121Texas Rangers1517180.47013.0742768-2633-4238-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1165.545
41428Oakland Athletics1516190.40423.0711867-15627-4934-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1147.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1509357.620--74154120048-2745-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1284.667
223Florida Marlins1498762.5845.56786037538-3749-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1358.385
358New York Mets1518269.54311.57236566735-4047-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1165.545
4814Montreal Expos1507476.49319.0646683-3731-4443-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1248.333
51427Philadelphia Phillies1506189.40732.0615780-16527-4834-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1275.583
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1507674.507--7156199634-4142-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1284.667
2917Pittsburgh Pirates1517378.4833.5661714-5334-4239-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1165.545
41223St. Louis Cardinals1506981.4607.0635636-130-4539-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1248.333
31122Cincinnati Reds1506981.4607.0592710-11831-4438-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1275.583
51324Chicago Cubs1516487.42412.5639697-5824-5140-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1147.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1518467.556--6855909538-3746-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1147.364
247San Francisco Giants1518269.5432.0712741-2938-3744-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1183.727
3610Colorado Rockies1517873.5176.08628422033-4345-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1156.455
41020San Diego Padres1517180.47013.0741820-7935-4136-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1156.455