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Baseball on Friday, August 08, 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
Florida Marlins6Atlanta Braves4BoxAlex Fernandez (14-8)Paul Byrd (3-2)ATL  J Blauser (14)  FLO  C Johnson (15)Charles Johnson (32.6)
San Diego Padres1Chicago Cubs3BoxMarc Pisciotta (2-0)Doug Bochtler (1-5)CHN  S Sosa (25)Sammy Sosa (20.3)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Cincinnati Reds5BoxTom Candiotti (8-4)Mike Morgan (3-10)CIN  J Oliver (11), E Perez (10)Joe Oliver (39.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Colorado Rockies5BoxJamey Wright (6-7)Jon Lieber (6-12)PIT  J Guillen (11)Eric Young (29.2)
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos0BoxMark Gardner (12-5)Carlos Perez (11-7)SFN  J Snow (20)Glenallen Hill (13.8)
Houston Astros1New York Mets6BoxBrian Bohanon (3-1)Shane Reynolds (6-7)HOU  J Mouton (3)Alex Ochoa (20.6)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDonovan Osborne (2-4)Mark Leiter (7-12)SLN  R Lankford (23), M McGwire (35)Gary Gaetti (18.1)
Baltimore Orioles6Los Angeles Angels2BoxMike Mussina (13-4)Dennis Springer (7-5)BAL  M Bordick (5)Mike Bordick (15.5)
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox8BoxSteve Avery (6-2)Ricky Bones (2-5)BOS  R Jefferson (12)Reggie Jefferson (14.5)
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians5BoxScott Bailes (1-0)Michael Jackson (2-4)CLE  M Ramirez (17)  TEX  J Gonzalez (25)Jim Leyritz (64.4)
New York Yankees1Minnesota Twins9BoxLaTroy Hawkins (4-7)Dwight Gooden (5-4)MIN  R Kelly (5), C Knoblauch (8)Roberto Kelly (18.9)
Chicago White Sox0Seattle Mariners5BoxRandy Johnson (16-3)Chris Clemons (0-2)SEA  K Griffey (35), E Martinez (19)Alex Rodriguez (24.2)
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays6BoxWoody Williams (7-10)Willie Blair (11-5)TOR  C Delgado 2 (24)Joe Carter (31.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians5753.518--58557329-2628-27L4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5557.4913.049153020-3735-20L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5459.4784.553756626-3428-25L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5163.4478.056059025-2926-34W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4765.42011.050756521-3326-32L2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7140.640--57742240-2031-20W2Game Log
New York Yankees6647.5846.059346932-2334-24L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5759.49116.565061929-2828-31W5Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5558.48717.044447327-2828-30W4Game Log
Detroit Tigers5360.46919.057156821-3132-29L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners6549.570--66060333-2632-23W2Game Log
Anaheim Angels6550.5650.561455529-2936-21L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5361.46512.054857824-2929-32W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics4571.38821.053167020-4025-31W2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6155.526--52747728-3233-23L5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5759.4914.049654628-3129-28L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5362.4617.546745823-3730-25W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4865.42511.543554419-3329-32L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4769.40514.048254016-4131-28W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7344.624--58642437-2436-20L1Game Log
Florida Marlins6747.5884.549745330-2737-20W1Game Log
New York Mets6549.5706.553948029-3136-18W2Game Log
Montreal Expos5855.51313.050451223-2935-26L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3875.33633.044264115-4323-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6551.560--54355231-2634-25W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6352.5481.552543927-2936-23W2Game Log
Colorado Rockies5562.47010.565666825-3830-24W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5461.47010.558163328-2926-32L2Game Log

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