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Baseball on Wednesday, May 21, 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
Montreal Expos2Atlanta Braves3BoxGreg Maddux (5-1)Ugueth Urbina (2-3)ATL  K Lockhart (1)Doug Strange (26.7)
Philadelphia Phillies0Chicago Cubs7BoxKevin Foster (5-3)Edgar Ramos (0-1)CHN  S Sosa (10)Rey Sanchez (10.9)
New York Mets2Florida Marlins1BoxMark Clark (5-2)Al Leiter (3-3)NYN  E Alfonzo (2), B Gilkey (3)Edgardo Alfonzo (13.9)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros4BoxTom Martin (2-1)Scott Sullivan (0-1)CIN  R Sanders (6)  HOU  J Bagwell (15)Joe Oliver (16.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres5BoxTrevor Hoffman (2-3)Antonio Osuna (1-1)LAN  E Karros (5)  SDN  C Jones (4)Chris Jones (35.3)
Colorado Rockies10San Francisco Giants7BoxKevin Ritz (4-4)Kirk Rueter (2-1)COL  E Burks (9), A Galarraga (10)Eric Young (10.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMatt Ruebel (2-2)Tony Fossas (1-1)NoneMark Johnson (39.4)
Seattle Mariners3Los Angeles Angels18BoxChuck Finley (2-3)Dennis Martinez (1-5)ANA  J Edmonds (10), C Grebeck (1), J Howell (3)  SEA  J Buhner (8)Dave Hollins (8.5)
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles2BoxScott Erickson (8-1)Justin Thompson (4-3)BAL  R Palmeiro (7)Rafael Palmeiro (12.1)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox10BoxDoug Drabek (3-3)Chris Hammond (1-3)BOS  R Jefferson (6)  CHA  A Belle (7), F Thomas 2 (9)Norberto Martin (20.3)
Kansas City Royals0Cleveland Indians1BoxOrel Hershiser (4-2)Kevin Appier (4-3)NoneChili Davis (10.0)
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBen McDonald (5-3)Scott Aldred (2-6)MIN  R Coomer (3), G Myers (1)Mike Matheny (23.4)
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees1BoxRoger Clemens (8-0)Kenny Rogers (3-2)TOR  E Sprague (8)Ed Sprague (27.3)
Oakland Athletics7Texas Rangers3BoxDave Telgheder (1-2)Julio Santana (2-1)OAK  G Berroa (8)Geronimo Berroa (21.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians2220.524--23923311-1211-8W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2021.4881.51962105-1415-7W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2022.4762.02212278-1112-11W6Game Log
Kansas City Royals2022.4762.019220011-119-11L5Game Log
Minnesota Twins1827.4005.52102539-139-14L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles3013.698--23816013-617-7W5Game Log
New York Yankees2520.5566.025618713-1012-10L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2319.5486.515816513-910-10W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers1925.43211.52212139-1510-10L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox1626.38113.52172419-157-11L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers2418.571--20118510-814-10L1Game Log
Anaheim Angels2320.5351.52332297-1216-8W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners2421.5331.526827314-910-12L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1828.3918.02072818-1710-11W1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros2422.522--19017611-1313-9W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2222.5001.017320813-109-12W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1826.4095.01631696-1712-9L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1628.3647.01932096-1710-11W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1430.3189.01602417-187-12L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves3213.711--22413913-719-6W6Game Log
Florida Marlins2717.6144.51881529-1118-6L1Game Log
Montreal Expos2419.5587.02302079-1415-5L2Game Log
New York Mets2421.5338.020316312-1112-10W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1727.38614.51592378-149-13L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2518.581--18119111-814-10L1Game Log
Colorado Rockies2420.5451.527123812-1312-7W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2320.5352.01571489-1114-9L4Game Log
San Diego Padres1825.4197.01902046-1212-13W3Game Log

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