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Baseball on Thursday, July 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
Colorado Rockies2Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg Maddux (13-3)Bill Swift (4-3)ATL  R Klesko 2 (18), E Perez (5)  COL  V Castilla (23), L Walker (27)Andruw Jones (23.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Florida Marlins8BoxAl Leiter (8-6)Tom Candiotti (5-3)LAN  T Cromer 2 (3), E Karros (22)Eric Karros (28.0)
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros1BoxMark Gardner (10-4)Chris Holt (7-6)NoneJ.T. Snow (22.8)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets4BoxJohn Franco (2-1)Kent Bottenfield (1-2)NYN  B Gilkey (9)Todd Pratt (41.0)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCarlos Perez (9-6)Matt Beech (0-5)MON  M Lansing (13), R White (13), C Widger (5)  PHI  R Brogna (12)Matt Beech (31.5)
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn Smiley (8-10)Francisco Cordova (6-6)PIT  M Smith (4), K Young (11)Hal Morris (28.0)
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoey Hamilton (8-3)Andy Benes (6-4)SDN  S Finley (19)Steve Finley (22.3)
Detroit Tigers4Los Angeles Angels9BoxDennis Springer (5-3)Felipe Lira (5-7)ANA  T Phillips (6)  DET  T Fryman (14), M Nieves (15)Tony Phillips (30.1)
Boston Red Sox12Baltimore Orioles9BoxRon Mahay (1-0)Jesse Orosco (2-2)BAL  G Berroa (19), R Palmeiro (17)  BOS  M Vaughn (22)Geronimo Berroa (45.2)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox2BoxDavid Cone (10-4)Danny Darwin (4-7)NoneJoe Girardi (17.8)
Cleveland Indians3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxOrel Hershiser (9-5)Cal Eldred (9-9)CLE  S Alomar (12)  MIL  J Valentin (8)Sandy Alomar (17.1)
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics11BoxSteve Karsay (3-9)Tim Belcher (8-9)KCA  M MacFarlane (4)  OAK  S Brosius (7), J Giambi (11), P Lennon (1), M Stairs (16)Jason Giambi (13.5)
Minnesota Twins9Seattle Mariners7BoxRick Aguilera (4-2)Norm Charlton (2-7)MIN  R Becker (7), M Cordova (7), C Knoblauch (6), S Stahoviak (7)  SEA  A Rodriguez (13)Marty Cordova (41.2)
Toronto Blue Jays9Texas Rangers1BoxRoger Clemens (15-3)John Burkett (7-8)TEX  D Palmer (11)  TOR  C Delgado 2 (21), O Merced (9)Carlos Delgado (17.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians5038.568--50146526-2224-16W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4746.5055.546847821-2526-21L4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4347.4788.039543216-3127-16L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins4152.44111.546349019-2522-27W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals3753.41114.040845917-2720-26L3Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles5735.620--48436830-1727-18L2Game Log
New York Yankees5439.5813.549638627-1927-20W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4447.48412.535538724-1820-29W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers4350.46214.548147217-2726-23L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox4252.44716.052453221-2421-28W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners5342.558--55952626-2127-21L1Game Log
Anaheim Angels5242.5530.549745723-2529-17W10Game Log
Texas Rangers4647.4956.046545620-2526-22L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics4057.41214.048258318-3322-24W3Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros4848.500--42340223-2725-21L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4747.5001.039143923-2224-25L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4549.4792.039736721-2824-21L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4251.4524.536243218-2724-24W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs3956.4118.540743216-3423-22L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves6134.642--49835132-1729-17W2Game Log
Florida Marlins5538.5915.040437626-2329-15W2Game Log
New York Mets5242.5538.545341224-2528-17W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5142.5489.041439921-2430-18W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2765.29332.535353512-3715-28L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants5441.568--41944824-2130-20W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5045.5264.042437320-2430-21L2Game Log
San Diego Padres4451.46310.049454423-2221-29W2Game Log
Colorado Rockies4452.45810.555056620-3024-22L6Game Log

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