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Baseball on Thursday, April 17, 1997

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
St. Louis Cardinals1Florida Marlins2BoxMark Hutton (1-1)Mark Petkovsek (1-2)FLO  J Conine (3)Edgar Renteria (33.3)
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxEsteban Loaiza (2-0)Mike Morgan (0-1)NoneJermaine Allensworth (41.7)
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox3BoxSteve Kline (3-0)Ricky Trlicek (2-3)CLE  P Borders (1), J Thome (3)Mo Vaughn (38.0)
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox0BoxMike Mussina (2-1)Danny Darwin (0-1)NoneCal Ripken (13.0)
Seattle Mariners8Detroit Tigers6BoxJeff Fassero (3-0)Jose Bautista (0-1)DET  T Clark (6), B Trammell (2)  SEA  K Griffey (8)Alex Rodriguez (34.3)
Texas Rangers5Kansas City Royals1BoxDarren Oliver (1-1)Tim Belcher (1-2)TEX  D Palmer (1), M Sagmoen (1)Lee Stevens (18.7)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBob Wickman (2-0)Graeme Lloyd (0-1)NoneMarc Newfield (46.6)
Los Angeles Angels3Minnesota Twins4BoxGreg Swindell (1-0)Mike James (1-1)NoneGary DiSarcina (15.0)
Oakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPaul Quantrill (1-1)Buddy Groom (0-1)OAK  S Spiezio (2)Orlando Merced (42.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers74.636--41342-25-2W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins87.5332.073832-56-2W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals67.4622.056554-32-4L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians68.4292.5861005-51-3W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox410.2864.560752-52-5L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles103.769--65494-36-0W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox87.5333.091674-44-3L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays66.5003.548382-14-5W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers79.4374.5951043-54-4L2Game Log
New York Yankees510.3336.078714-61-4L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners105.667--93856-14-4W4Game Log
Texas Rangers75.5831.549463-34-2W4Game Log
Oakland Athletics78.4673.063772-55-3L4Game Log
Anaheim Angels68.4293.573873-33-5L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros96.600--60503-46-2W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates67.4622.044584-42-3W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds510.3334.053971-84-2L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals410.2864.542501-83-2L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs012.0007.531640-60-6L12Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves113.786--71383-28-1W5Game Log
Florida Marlins104.7141.058433-27-2W2Game Log
Montreal Expos57.4175.058742-43-3L1Game Log
New York Mets410.2867.047583-61-4L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies310.2317.530593-60-4L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants103.769--56415-05-3W6Game Log
Colorado Rockies103.769--105636-24-1W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers94.6921.054363-16-3W1Game Log
San Diego Padres85.6152.063413-15-4W1Game Log

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