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Wednesday September 24,1997This 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 1997-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Colorado Rockies3BoxRoberto HernandezSteve Reed(none)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros1BoxMark ClarkChris HoltTerry Adams
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJoey HamiltonTom CandiottiTrevor Hoffman
Florida Marlins10Montreal Expos9BoxAl LeiterCarlos PerezEd Vosberg
Pittsburgh Pirates5New York Mets7BoxJoe CrawfordSteve CookeMel Rojas
Atlanta Braves1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGarrett StephensonPaul Byrd(none)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDave BurbaTony FossasJeff Shaw
Minnesota Twins7Chicago White Sox2BoxFrankie RodriguezJames BaldwinRick Aguilera
New York Yankees8Cleveland Indians4BoxDwight GoodenBrian Anderson(none)
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers2BoxTim WakefieldWillie Blair(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxPaul WagnerJeff Montgomery(none)
Texas Rangers8Oakland Athletics4BoxDarren OliverJimmy Haynes(none)
Anaheim Angels9Seattle Mariners3BoxKen HillFelipe Lira(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Toronto Blue Jays3BoxScott KamienieckiOmar Daal(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1589662.608--79566313250-2746-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards422.500
223New York Yankees1589266.5824.086567918645-3347-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I4401.000
3613Detroit Tigers1587979.50017.07787661237-4442-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium404.000
4917Boston Red Sox1587781.48719.0841838338-3939-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park413.250
51122Toronto Blue Jays1587286.45624.0632684-5234-4738-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome4401.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1568472.538--8427915142-3842-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field523.400
3715Milwaukee Brewers1577780.4907.5666726-6031-5046-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium413.250
2816Chicago White Sox1577780.4907.5754813-5935-4542-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II431.750
41225Minnesota Twins1576691.42018.5748829-8131-4535-46W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome523.400
51326Kansas City Royals1576592.41419.5730804-7432-4533-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1598970.560--9048139145-3644-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome312.333
2510Anaheim Angels1588375.5255.58127674538-4245-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field413.250
31020Texas Rangers1587484.46814.5780806-2635-4239-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington431.750
41428Oakland Athletics1596396.39626.0744925-18128-5035-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321.667
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1589959.627--77856321549-2850-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422.500
224Florida Marlins1589266.5827.07216457640-3752-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium404.000
347New York Mets1598673.54113.57616996238-4348-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium321.667
4918Montreal Expos1587682.48123.0676715-3933-4843-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium422.500
51427Philadelphia Phillies1586593.41134.0645820-17530-5135-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium431.750
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1588177.513--75465310138-4343-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome431.750
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1597881.4913.5719746-2735-4343-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium312.333
31121Cincinnati Reds1587385.4628.0624749-12533-4440-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field431.750
41223St. Louis Cardinals1587187.44910.0670694-2432-4939-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II422.500
51324Chicago Cubs1586791.42414.0676734-5825-5242-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field413.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1598871.553--758783-2542-3946-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point321.667
259Los Angeles Dodgers1588573.5382.57086228638-3947-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium431.750
3611Colorado Rockies1588276.5195.59008742636-4546-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field413.250
41019San Diego Padres1597584.47213.0785865-8036-4239-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium312.333