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Baseball on Sunday, April 20, 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
Atlanta Braves2Colorado Rockies9BoxDarren Holmes (1-0)John Smoltz (2-3)ATL  J Lopez (3)Dante Bichette (11.0)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxChris Holt (2-1)Tom Candiotti (2-1)HOU  C Biggio 2 (3)  LAN  R Mondesi (5)Craig Biggio (62.4)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets8Box G1Bobby Jones (3-1)Steve Trachsel (0-3)CHN  M Grace (2)  NYN  C Everett 2 (2), J Olerud (3)John Olerud (25.1)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets3Box G2Kevin Foster (1-1)Dave Mlicki (0-1)NYN  M Franco (1)Rey Sanchez (31.0)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies1Box G1Jeff Juden (2-0)Bobby Munoz (0-4)NoneMark Grudzielanek (14.5)
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies0Box G2Pedro Martinez (2-0)Mark Portugal (0-1)NoneDarrin Fletcher (12.3)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJon Lieber (1-0)Kent Mercker (1-2)NoneDale Sveum (34.2)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres8BoxAndy Ashby (1-1)Brady Raggio (1-1)SLN  R Gant (2)Quilvio Veras (32.4)
Florida Marlins0San Francisco Giants2BoxOsvaldo Fernandez (2-1)Alex Fernandez (2-2)NoneRick Wilkins (9.9)
Baltimore Orioles11Boston Red Sox1BoxJimmy Key (3-0)Tom Gordon (1-2)BAL  C Hoiles (2)Cal Ripken (14.4)
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox8BoxAl Levine (1-1)Brian Boehringer (0-1)CHA  C Kreuter (1), C Snopek (3)Albert Belle (43.5)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians6BoxOrel Hershiser (1-0)Bob Wickman (2-1)CLE  C Curtis (2)  MIL  J Burnitz (2)Julio Franco (33.6)
Oakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers9BoxBrian Moehler (1-1)Steve Karsay (0-2)DET  T Clark (7), D Easley (2), B Hunter (1)  OAK  D Magadan (1), M McGwire (6)Tony Clark (27.2)
Los Angeles Angels11Kansas City Royals1BoxJason Dickson (3-0)Glendon Rusch (2-1)KCA  C Paquette (2)Tim Salmon (14.1)
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners10BoxBob Wolcott (2-1)Todd Ritchie (2-2)MIN  R Coomer (2), T Walker (1)  SEA  K Griffey (9)Ken Griffey (40.8)
Toronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers10BoxBobby Witt (3-0)Juan Guzman (2-2)TEX  R Greer (2), D Palmer 2 (4), I Rodriguez (1)  TOR  J Carter (2), C Delgado (3)Dean Palmer (57.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers86.571--61533-45-2L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins108.5562.093964-66-2L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians89.4711.51051205-53-4W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals78.4671.564694-33-5L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox512.2944.574952-53-7W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles113.786--76505-36-0W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays87.5333.565534-24-5L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox88.5004.092784-44-4L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers811.4215.51101223-55-6W1Game Log
New York Yankees711.3896.098856-71-4L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners117.611--1061056-15-6W1Game Log
Texas Rangers87.5331.564633-35-4W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics99.5002.081924-65-3L1Game Log
Anaheim Angels79.4373.087954-43-5W1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros117.611--68575-56-2W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates88.5002.056724-44-4W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals611.3534.547593-93-2L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds612.3335.0671092-104-2L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs114.0678.540811-80-6W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves134.765--95545-38-1L1Game Log
Florida Marlins107.5883.064533-57-2L3Game Log
Montreal Expos79.4375.577934-63-3W2Game Log
New York Mets611.3537.064673-63-5L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies512.2948.049783-62-6L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants133.812--66475-08-3W9Game Log
Colorado Rockies115.6872.0121876-25-3W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers106.6253.061443-17-5L2Game Log
San Diego Padres97.5624.072463-16-6W1Game Log

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