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Baseball on Sunday, August 17, 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
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies6BoxJohn Thomson (5-7)Dave Mlicki (5-10)COL  V Castilla (31)Dante Bichette (53.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Florida Marlins10BoxKevin Brown (11-8)Steve Cooke (8-12)FLO  M Alou (16), C Johnson (16)Moises Alou (29.2)
Philadelphia Phillies6Houston Astros11BoxTom Martin (5-3)Wayne Gomes (2-1)NoneRicky Gutierrez (56.0)
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBrett Tomko (8-4)Hideo Nomo (11-10)NoneWillie Greene (19.6)
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres5BoxMark Clark (10-7)Paul Menhart (0-1)SDN  C Hernandez (2)Carlos Hernandez (16.5)
Montreal Expos6San Francisco Giants8BoxDoug Henry (4-4)Jose Paniagua (0-1)MON  V Guerrero (8), R White (19)  SFN  D Berryhill (3), D Hamilton (4)Darryl Hamilton (12.9)
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxCurtis King (2-0)Denny Neagle (16-3)NoneKenny Lofton (34.4)
Los Angeles Angels4Baltimore Orioles5BoxArmando Benitez (3-3)Shigetoshi Hasegawa (2-6)BAL  A Ledesma (1), R Palmeiro (25)Rafael Palmeiro (33.3)
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox10BoxAaron Sele (12-9)Bob Tewksbury (4-9)NoneNomar Garciaparra (19.3)
Seattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox3Box G1Jeff Fassero (12-7)Jaime Navarro (9-11)CHA  L Mouton (5)  SEA  J Buhner (30), K Griffey 2 (40)Paul Sorrento (10.6)
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox4Box G2Mike Sirotka (1-0)Omar Olivares (6-8)SEA  E Martinez (21)Edgar Martinez (21.4)
Toronto Blue Jays10Cleveland Indians5BoxRoger Clemens (19-4)Jaret Wright (3-2)TOR  J Cruz (17)Charlie O'Brien (37.4)
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers8BoxGreg Keagle (1-2)Jose Rosado (8-9)KCA  J Damon (7)Damion Easley (20.2)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxSteve Woodard (3-1)Ariel Prieto (6-7)MIL  J Valentin (13)Jose Valentin (18.2)
Texas Rangers0New York Yankees8BoxRamiro Mendoza (5-5)Bobby Witt (11-9)NYA  P O'Neill (18)Bernie Williams (12.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians6357.525--64762329-2634-31L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5962.4884.552657322-4037-22W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5963.4845.058161728-3431-29W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5169.42512.054560825-3726-32L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5172.41513.558465925-3526-37L9Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7643.639--61645741-2135-22W2Game Log
New York Yankees7349.5984.565850035-2338-26W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6263.49617.070267329-2833-35W4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5962.48818.048650328-3031-32W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5766.46321.061162224-3533-31W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners6954.561--70663636-2833-26L1Game Log
Anaheim Angels6855.5531.065159431-3337-22L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5964.48010.059862030-3229-32L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5075.40020.057771623-4327-32L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6658.532--58851731-3235-26W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6063.4885.553458631-3529-28L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5667.4559.548949023-3733-30W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5468.44311.047557123-3631-32W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5075.40016.551458119-4531-30W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7649.608--60544838-2638-23L1Game Log
Florida Marlins7151.5823.553649732-3039-21W1Game Log
New York Mets6756.5458.057753731-3536-21L3Game Log
Montreal Expos6161.50013.553655125-3436-27L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4476.36729.548666621-4423-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants7055.560--59259232-2738-28W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6757.5402.554446927-3140-26L1Game Log
San Diego Padres6064.4849.562066730-2930-35L1Game Log
Colorado Rockies6064.4849.569971025-3835-26W3Game Log

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