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Baseball on Friday, May 02, 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
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves2BoxChris Peters (1-0)Mike Bielecki (1-1)ATL  M Lemke (2)  PIT  A Martin (1)Mark Johnson (39.3)
Philadelphia Phillies7Colorado Rockies4BoxBobby Munoz (1-4)Mark Thompson (3-2)COL  K Manwaring (1)  PHI  R Brogna (2)Rico Brogna (21.9)
Florida Marlins1Houston Astros2BoxShane Reynolds (4-2)Pat Rapp (2-2)FLO  J Conine (5)  HOU  J Bagwell (8)Jeff Bagwell (14.1)
Chicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxTom Candiotti (3-1)Bob Patterson (1-2)LAN  M Piazza (5)Mike Piazza (49.1)
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets7BoxGreg McMichael (2-2)T.J. Mathews (0-1)NYN  B Huskey (3)Rey Ordonez (25.4)
Montreal Expos5San Diego Padres4BoxDave Veres (1-0)Doug Bochtler (0-1)MON  M Grudzielanek (1), R White (5)  SDN  T Gwynn (6), C Jones (1)Tony Gwynn (49.2)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants2BoxPete Schourek (2-2)Osvaldo Fernandez (3-2)CIN  L Harris (1), E Taubensee (4)  SFN  B Bonds (4), D Powell (1)Eddie Taubensee (31.6)
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles7BoxJimmy Key (5-0)Steve Karsay (0-3)BAL  R Alomar (4), E Davis (6)Mike Bordick (36.2)
New York Yankees9Kansas City Royals1BoxDavid Cone (3-2)Jim Pittsley (0-2)NYA  T Martinez (10), B Williams (3)Bernie Williams (28.1)
Milwaukee Brewers1Seattle Mariners8BoxRandy Johnson (4-0)Jeff D'Amico (0-2)MIL  M Mieske (1)  SEA  K Griffey (14), A Rodriguez (5), D Wilson (1)Dan Wilson (20.1)
Boston Red Sox5Texas Rangers4BoxButch Henry (2-1)Danny Patterson (2-3)BOS  M Vaughn (7)  TEX  D Buford (2)John Valentin (40.3)
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxBrad Radke (2-1)Tim Crabtree (1-2)NoneChuck Knoblauch (40.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers1212.500--1111284-88-4L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1313.5001.01741737-76-6W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1213.4800.51211187-65-7L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1216.4292.01291596-86-8W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox817.3204.51061384-84-9L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles187.720--142978-410-3W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox1412.5384.51511288-76-5W2Game Log
New York Yankees1513.5364.51651228-77-6W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1114.4407.01011046-65-8L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers1116.4078.01391545-96-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners1711.607--1691529-48-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1411.5601.51141037-57-6L1Game Log
Anaheim Angels1212.5003.01241355-57-7L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1315.4644.01301655-98-6L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros1612.571--115977-79-5W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1413.5191.5971278-76-6W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1215.4443.593964-118-4L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds819.2967.51021743-125-7W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs621.2229.51061462-134-8L3Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves207.741--146788-412-3L1Game Log
Florida Marlins1512.5565.01061023-1012-2L3Game Log
Montreal Expos1412.5385.51281335-89-4W3Game Log
New York Mets1315.4647.51261086-87-7W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies917.34610.5971276-83-9W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Colorado Rockies188.692--1801319-49-4L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants179.6541.098858-49-5L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1511.5773.0101956-59-6W4Game Log
San Diego Padres1016.3858.01111074-76-9L1Game Log

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