Baseball on Saturday, August 16, 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
New York Mets5Colorado Rockies7BoxDarren Holmes (5-2)Greg McMichael (7-10)COL  E Burks (21)  NYN  B Gilkey (12)Todd Hundley (24.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Florida Marlins5BoxFrancisco Cordova (9-6)Tony Saunders (3-4)FLO  B Bonilla (14)  PIT  J Guillen (12), K Polcovich (4)Jose Guillen (26.6)
Philadelphia Phillies5Houston Astros3BoxJerry Spradlin (2-6)Billy Wagner (7-5)HOU  C Carr (3)  PHI  G Jefferies (11)Gregg Jefferies (49.4)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChan Ho Park (12-6)Kent Mercker (8-9)CIN  E Perez (12)  LAN  R Cedeno (3), M Piazza (27)Eduardo Perez (12.8)
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres4BoxTrevor Hoffman (6-4)Terry Adams (1-7)SDN  K Caminiti (16), M Sweeney (2)Mark Sweeney (47.9)
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants5BoxDustin Hermanson (8-5)Pat Rapp (5-8)MON  D Segui (14)  SFN  B Bonds (30)David Segui (17.1)
Atlanta Braves5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGreg Maddux (16-3)Matt Morris (8-8)ATL  F McGriff (16)  SLN  R Lankford (24)Fred McGriff (37.1)
Los Angeles Angels9Baltimore Orioles10BoxArthur Rhodes (8-3)Darrell May (0-1)ANA  J Edmonds (19), D Erstad (12), T Greene (8), T Salmon (22)B.J. Surhoff (31.3)
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox12BoxTim Wakefield (7-14)Shane Bowers (0-3)NoneWil Cordero (25.9)
Seattle Mariners11Chicago White Sox6BoxBobby Ayala (8-4)Doug Drabek (9-8)SEA  J Buhner (29), E Martinez (20), P Sorrento (23)Edgar Martinez (36.1)
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians8BoxPaul Shuey (3-1)Paul Quantrill (5-5)CLE  M Grissom (7), J Thome (33), M Williams (26)Matt Williams (56.9)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers1BoxKevin Appier (7-10)Kevin Jarvis (0-4)KCA  J Damon (6)Tony Clark (15.4)
Oakland Athletics5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDoug Jones (4-5)Mike Mohler (1-9)MIL  J Valentin (12)  OAK  B Lesher (3), M Stairs (20)Jose Valentin (41.9)
Texas Rangers8New York Yankees5BoxJohn Wetteland (7-2)Ramiro Mendoza (4-5)NYA  C Curtis (11)  TEX  L Stevens (13)Joe Girardi (47.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians6356.529--64261329-2634-30W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5862.4835.552157122-4036-22W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5862.4835.557461028-3430-28L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals5168.42912.054160025-3626-32W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5171.41813.557964925-3426-37L8Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7543.636--61145341-2134-22W1Game Log
New York Yankees7249.5954.565050035-2337-26L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6163.49217.069266829-2832-35W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5862.48318.047649827-3031-32L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5666.45921.060361824-3532-31L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners6853.562--69962935-2733-26W2Game Log
Anaheim Angels6854.5570.564758931-3237-22L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5963.4849.559861230-3129-32W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5074.40319.557571123-4227-32L1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6558.528--57751131-3234-26L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6062.4924.553257631-3429-28W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5567.4519.548648923-3732-30L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5368.43811.047057122-3631-32L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4975.39516.550857618-4531-30L3Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7648.613--60444538-2538-23W1Game Log
Florida Marlins7051.5794.552649532-3038-21L1Game Log
New York Mets6755.5498.057353131-3436-21L2Game Log
Montreal Expos6160.50413.553054325-3336-27W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4475.37029.548065521-4323-32W6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6955.556--58458632-2737-28L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6756.5451.554446427-3140-25W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6063.4888.561566130-2930-34W3Game Log
Colorado Rockies5964.4809.569370625-3834-26W2Game Log

About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from

Please Support The Baseball Cube.