TBC Player Tracker:   Daily emails with YOUR custom list of players delivered before your first cup of coffee. Change players whenever you like!

Baseball on Wednesday, August 20, 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.

Select a date to see its baseball history:      
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Colorado Rockies5Cincinnati Reds3BoxFrank Castillo (10-10)Gabe White (1-1)CIN  E Perez (13)  COL  E Burks (23), V Castilla (32)Ellis Burks (12.9)
Chicago Cubs5Florida Marlins6BoxLivan Hernandez (7-0)Kevin Tapani (2-3)CHN  L Johnson (3)  FLO  G Sheffield (14)Jim Eisenreich (27.9)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros1BoxTom Glavine (11-6)Shane Reynolds (6-8)ATL  J Lopez (19)Michael Tucker (16.3)
St. Louis Cardinals6Montreal Expos3BoxCurtis King (3-0)Steve Kline (3-2)SLN  T Lampkin (6)Ryan McGuire (38.6)
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJason Schmidt (8-6)Andy Ashby (6-9)NoneJoe Randa (21.8)
New York Yankees7Los Angeles Angels3Box G1Dwight Gooden (7-4)Ken Hill (6-10)ANA  R Henderson (7)  NYA  J Posada (2)Tino Martinez (17.0)
New York Yankees8Los Angeles Angels5Box G2Hideki Irabu (4-2)Mark Langston (2-4)ANA  J Edmonds (20), T Salmon (24)  NYA  D Jeter 2 (7), R Sanchez (2)Rey Sanchez (32.0)
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox12BoxJames Baldwin (9-13)Robert Person (5-9)CHA  A Belle (24)  TOR  C Delgado (26), R Perez (2)Albert Belle (26.4)
Minnesota Twins11Detroit Tigers1BoxBrad Radke (17-7)Scott Sanders (4-11)DET  M Nieves (17)  MIN  D Hocking (2), M Lawton (8), T Steinbach (12)Denny Hocking (26.6)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals2BoxJimmy Key (14-7)Glendon Rusch (5-9)BAL  R Palmeiro 2 (28)  KCA  Y Benitez (5)Rafael Palmeiro (35.9)
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics5Box G1Tim Wakefield (8-14)Jimmy Haynes (1-3)OAK  J Canseco (22)Mo Vaughn (17.8)
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics4Box G2Joe Hudson (2-0)Don Wengert (5-10)OAK  J Giambi (15)Mo Vaughn (34.4)
Cleveland Indians0Seattle Mariners1BoxRandy Johnson (17-4)Charles Nagy (12-9)SEA  E Martinez (22)Jay Buhner (20.0)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers2BoxBryce Florie (4-4)Terry Clark (1-5)MIL  J Burnitz (22), F Vina (3)Jeff Cirillo (19.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians6558.528--65963230-2735-31L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6263.4964.054858425-4137-22W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6264.4924.560863228-3434-30W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals5271.42313.056562625-3727-34L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5273.41614.059766826-3626-37W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7944.642--63647843-2236-22W1Game Log
New York Yankees7550.6005.067752037-2438-26W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6463.50417.071468231-2833-35W6Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6065.48020.050453029-3331-32L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5867.46422.062063524-3534-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners7056.556--71264836-2934-27W1Game Log
Anaheim Angels6958.5431.567261531-3438-24L2Game Log
Texas Rangers6067.47210.560964230-3230-35L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics5077.39420.558672823-4327-34L4Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6660.524--59252431-3235-28L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6363.5003.055359432-3531-28W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5867.4647.550749825-3733-30W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5569.44410.048458123-3632-33L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5077.39416.552059519-4731-30L2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7849.614--61245240-2638-23W2Game Log
Florida Marlins7352.5844.055251032-3041-22W2Game Log
New York Mets6757.5409.557954131-3536-22L4Game Log
Montreal Expos6163.49215.554456925-3436-29L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4577.36930.550367821-4424-33L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants7156.559--60460933-2838-28W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6857.5442.054847128-3140-26W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies6165.4849.570971926-3935-26W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6066.47610.562667930-3130-35L3Game Log

About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

Please Support The Baseball Cube.