Baseball on Sunday, August 31, 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
Oakland Athletics4Colorado Rockies10BoxDarren Holmes (6-2)Mike Oquist (2-5)COL  L Walker 2 (40)  OAK  M Stairs 2 (25)Larry Walker (32.3)
Seattle Mariners3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMike Timlin (4-3)Todd Worrell (2-5)LAN  E Karros (28)  SEA  K Griffey (44)Eric Karros (53.0)
Texas Rangers3San Diego Padres5BoxSterling Hitchcock (10-8)John Burkett (7-11)TEX  D Buford (7)Ken Caminiti (32.0)
Los Angeles Angels7San Francisco Giants4BoxDarrell May (2-1)Wilson Alvarez (12-10)ANA  A Encarnacion (1)  SFN  B Johnson (10), B Mueller (7)Angelo Encarnacion (53.7)
New York Mets4Baltimore Orioles1BoxRick Reed (11-8)Jimmy Key (14-8)BAL  B Surhoff (16)  NYN  B Gilkey (14), B Huskey (17)Butch Huskey (20.0)
Atlanta Braves7Boston Red Sox3BoxTom Glavine (12-6)Steve Avery (6-6)ATL  A Jones (15), K Lockhart (4)  BOS  M Vaughn 2 (30)Andruw Jones (47.3)
Houston Astros1Chicago White Sox3BoxJames Baldwin (11-13)Shane Reynolds (6-9)NoneAlbert Belle (22.9)
Chicago Cubs5Cleveland Indians9BoxCharles Nagy (13-9)Miguel Batista (0-3)CHN  D Clark (5)  CLE  M Grissom (10)Matt Williams (15.1)
Philadelphia Phillies1Detroit Tigers2BoxJustin Thompson (12-10)Mark Leiter (9-14)NoneDeivi Cruz (12.3)
St. Louis Cardinals5Kansas City Royals4BoxDonovan Osborne (3-6)Gregg Olson (1-2)KCA  Y Benitez (6), D Palmer (19)Yamil Benitez (22.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDoug Jones (6-5)Marc Wilkins (8-4)MIL  J Franco (6)Julio Franco (19.3)
Cincinnati Reds6Minnesota Twins8BoxBrad Radke (18-7)Gabe White (2-2)CIN  W Greene (20), C Stynes (3)Ron Coomer (29.4)
Montreal Expos2New York Yankees3BoxAndy Pettitte (16-7)Mike Johnson (1-3)NYA  B Williams (18)Bernie Williams (19.7)
Florida Marlins8Toronto Blue Jays3BoxLivan Hernandez (9-0)Woody Williams (7-13)FLO  G Sheffield (16)  TOR  J Cruz (21)Jim Eisenreich (17.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians7062.530--71568233-3037-32W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6867.5043.558862925-4143-26W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6868.5004.066269430-3838-30W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5678.41815.063470226-3930-39W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals5578.41415.562468327-3828-40L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles8548.639--67652044-2241-26L2Game Log
New York Yankees7955.5906.573256840-2739-28W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6770.48920.075576334-3233-38L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6570.48121.055458432-3433-36L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers6372.46723.065866927-3936-33W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners7562.547--77771937-3238-30W1Game Log
Anaheim Angels7463.5401.071866633-3641-27W1Game Log
Texas Rangers6473.46711.067869932-3732-36L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics5384.38722.063279823-4730-37L4Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros7066.515--63856832-3738-29L4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6869.4962.559664933-3735-32L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6373.4637.055755828-4135-32W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5975.44010.053064227-4232-33L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs5582.40115.557064720-4935-33L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves8551.625--67848343-2642-25W4Game Log
Florida Marlins8055.5934.560453237-3243-23W3Game Log
New York Mets7362.54111.564359233-3640-26W2Game Log
Montreal Expos6768.49617.559062030-3937-29L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5082.37933.054271422-4628-36L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7860.565--61750935-3343-27L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7562.5472.565667035-3240-30L1Game Log
Colorado Rockies6870.49310.077678427-4241-28W6Game Log
San Diego Padres6573.47113.068373932-3733-36W2Game Log

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