Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Tuesday, August 12, 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 Pirates5Atlanta Braves2BoxClint Sodowsky (2-2)Mark Wohlers (4-5)PIT  E Williams (1)Turner Ward (53.4)
Philadelphia Phillies5Colorado Rockies0BoxMatt Beech (1-7)John Thomson (4-7)NoneMickey Morandini (13.4)
Florida Marlins2Houston Astros13BoxMike Hampton (10-7)Al Leiter (8-9)HOU  T Bogar (4), C Carr (2)Craig Biggio (15.2)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMark Clark (9-7)Hideo Nomo (11-9)CHN  J Hernandez (5)Jose Hernandez (35.9)
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres6BoxDoug Bochtler (3-5)Rick DeHart (0-1)MON  M Grudzielanek (3)  SDN  R Henderson (6)Greg Vaughn (66.7)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants7BoxWilson Alvarez (11-9)Brett Tomko (7-4)NoneJeff Kent (20.8)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAndy Benes (8-6)Dave Mlicki (5-9)NYN  T Hundley (26)  SLN  M McGwire (36), T Pagnozzi (1)Mark McGwire (23.4)
Oakland Athletics0Baltimore Orioles8BoxScott Erickson (14-5)Carlos Reyes (3-4)BAL  R Palmeiro (24)Rafael Palmeiro (24.3)
Texas Rangers12Boston Red Sox2BoxBobby Witt (11-8)Aaron Sele (11-9)TEX  I Rodriguez (12)Tom Goodwin (20.8)
Los Angeles Angels5Chicago White Sox8BoxJaime Navarro (9-10)Jason Dickson (11-5)CHA  A Belle 2 (23)Mario Valdez (48.1)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians7BoxEric Plunk (4-3)Greg Keagle (0-2)CLE  T Fernandez (7), M Ramirez (18)Jim Thome (22.4)
Kansas City Royals6New York Yankees4BoxMike Perez (2-0)David Cone (12-6)KCA  D Palmer (17)  NYA  B Williams (15)Dean Palmer (71.4)
Milwaukee Brewers5Seattle Mariners3BoxSteve Woodard (2-1)Jeff Fassero (11-7)MIL  M Matheny (4)  SEA  R Davis (17), K Griffey (37)Mike Matheny (38.3)
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays9BoxRoger Clemens (18-4)Shane Bowers (0-2)TOR  J Brumfield (2), J Cruz (16), S Green (15)Jacob Brumfield (13.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians5955.518--60559029-2630-29W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5759.4913.055257428-3429-25W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5760.4873.551155622-4035-20W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5167.43210.056862325-3026-37L4Game Log
Kansas City Royals4966.42610.552657723-3426-32W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7341.640--59242941-2132-20W2Game Log
New York Yankees6948.5905.562148235-2334-25L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5760.48717.546548327-2830-32W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5862.48318.066365229-2829-34L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5562.47019.558458723-3332-29L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Anaheim Angels6652.559--62657029-3037-22L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners6652.559--67761633-2633-26L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5762.4799.558159628-3029-32W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics4773.39220.054369220-4127-32L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6555.542--56749331-3234-23W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5861.4876.551556429-3329-28W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5464.45810.047447123-3731-27W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5166.43612.545655820-3431-32L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4872.40017.049555517-4231-30W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7546.620--59643737-2438-22L1Game Log
Florida Marlins6850.5765.550747431-3037-20L2Game Log
New York Mets6553.5518.555551229-3236-21L4Game Log
Montreal Expos6057.51313.051952824-3036-27L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4175.35331.545864318-4323-32W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6753.558--56156732-2735-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6455.5382.553245527-3137-24L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5762.4799.560165130-2927-33W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies5763.47510.067268725-3832-25L1Game Log

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