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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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