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Tuesday September 23,1997This 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 1997-09-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants6Colorado Rockies7BoxDarren HolmesDanny DarwinCurt Leskanic
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros5BoxDarryl KileSteve TrachselBilly Wagner
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxChan Ho ParkPaul Menhart(none)
Florida Marlins6Montreal Expos3BoxKevin BrownDustin HermansonRobb Nen
Pittsburgh Pirates5New York Mets4BoxJose SilvaCory LidleRich Loiselle
Atlanta Braves6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxKevin MillwoodMark Leiter(none)
Cincinnati Reds8St. Louis Cardinals6BoxScott SullivanCurtis KingJeff Shaw
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox3BoxBob TewksburyJason BereRick Aguilera
New York Yankees9Cleveland Indians10BoxJose MesaJeff Nelson(none)
Boston Red Sox0Detroit Tigers6BoxGreg KeagleJeff Suppan(none)
Kansas City Royals4Milwaukee Brewers7BoxAlberto ReyesHector CarrascoDoug Jones
Kansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJim PittsleyJoel Adamson(none)
Texas Rangers14Oakland Athletics6BoxJohn BurkettDave Telgheder(none)
Anaheim Angels3Seattle Mariners4BoxRandy JohnsonAllen WatsonHeathcliff Slocumb
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxNerio RodriguezRoger ClemensRandy Myers

Standings as of 1997-09-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1579562.605--78666012649-2746-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards532.600
223New York Yankees1579166.5804.085767518244-3347-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I5501.000
3613Detroit Tigers1577978.50316.07767571937-4442-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium505.000
4918Boston Red Sox1577681.48419.0832836-437-3939-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park523.400
51121Toronto Blue Jays1577285.45923.0629675-4634-4738-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome541.800
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1558471.542--8387835542-3842-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field624.333
2715Chicago White Sox1567779.4947.5752806-5435-4542-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II532.600
3816Milwaukee Brewers1567680.4878.5662723-6131-5045-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium523.400
41325Kansas City Royals1566591.41719.5727800-7332-4433-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium523.400
51226Minnesota Twins1566591.41719.5741827-8630-4535-46W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome633.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1588969.563--9018049745-3644-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome413.250
2511Anaheim Angels1578275.5226.58037643937-4245-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field523.400
31020Texas Rangers1577384.46515.5772802-3034-4239-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington541.800
41428Oakland Athletics1586395.39926.0740917-17728-5035-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1579958.631--77755821949-2750-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field523.400
224Florida Marlins1579166.5808.07116367539-3752-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium514.200
359New York Mets1588573.53814.57546946038-4347-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium431.750
4917Montreal Expos1577681.48423.0667705-3833-4843-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium523.400
51427Philadelphia Phillies1576493.40835.0640819-17930-5134-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium541.800
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1578176.516--75365010338-4343-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome532.600
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1587880.4943.5714739-2535-4243-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium413.250
31122Cincinnati Reds1577285.4599.0619745-12632-4440-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field541.800
41223St. Louis Cardinals1577186.45210.0666689-2332-4939-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II523.400
51324Chicago Cubs1576691.42015.0673733-6024-5242-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field523.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1588771.551--754780-2641-3946-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point431.750
248Los Angeles Dodgers1578572.5411.57076188938-3947-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium532.600
3610Colorado Rockies1578275.5224.58978702736-4546-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field514.200
41019San Diego Padres1587484.46813.0781864-8335-4239-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium422.500