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Baseball Almanac News

Date
Major League Baseball Calendar
Days Away
06-03-2019
Major League Baseball Draft ( History )
41 days
07-09-2019
MLB All-Star Game ( History )
77 days
07-21-2019
Hall of Fame Inductions ( History )
89 days
09-01-2019
Active Rosters Expand to 40 Players ( History )
131 days
2017 National League Standings
2017 American League Standings
East
F
W
L
PCT
GB
East
F
W
L
PCT
GB
15
8
.652
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12
10
.545
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12
10
.545
2.5
12
10
.545
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11
12
.478
4.0
11
10
.524
0.5
9
13
.409
5.5
10
11
.476
1.5
8
16
.333
7.5
6
16
.273
6.0
Central
F
W
L
PCT
GB
Central
F
W
L
PCT
GB
13
7
.650
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12
8
.600
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12
9
.571
1.5
13
9
.591
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10
10
.500
3.0
13
11
.542
1.0
9
12
.429
4.5
10
10
.500
2.0
7
16
.304
7.5
8
13
.381
4.5
West
F
W
L
PCT
GB
West
F
W
L
PCT
GB
16
9
.640
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15
9
.625
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13
9
.591
1.5
12
11
.522
2.5
12
9
.571
2.0
12
11
.522
2.5
12
13
.480
4.0
10
13
.435
4.5
9
14
.391
6.0
9
14
.391
5.5
00 : 108 Stitches Book Review - a bad decision - read why now! ( Ron Darling ).
00 : Chipper Jones – Player Profile - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Chipper Jones ).
00 : Team Profile – Oakland Athletics - one of the original teams in the American League. ( A's History )
00 : Player Spotlight – Hank Aaron - his early years, playing years, and later years. ( Hank Aaron ).
Baseball Autographs (Signed baseball cards integrated onto listed ballplayers )
00 : 2019 Player of the Week -- Joey Gallo (AL | 4th MLB Award ) & Christian Yelich (NL | 15th MLB Award ).
00 : 2019 Player of the Week -- Mike Trout (AL | 42nd MLB Award ) & Cody Bellinger (NL | 9th MLB Award ).
00 : 2019 Player of the Week -- Tim Beckham (AL | 3rd MLB Award ) & Christian Yelich (NL | 13th MLB Award ).
00 : J.G. Taylor Spink Award (BBWAA) -- Jayston Stark, meritorious contribution to baseball writing.
00 : Home Run in First At-Bat -- added Lane Thomas , homered on an 0-1 slider from Seth Lugo .
00 : Three Pitch Innings -- added Drew Anderson , threw just 1-pitch to Conforto , then Ramos , then McNeil .
00 : Immaculate Inning -- added Thomas Pannone , threw 9 Pitches / 9 Strikes in 9th inning.
00 : Hitting Streaks -- added Whit Merrifield , who has an active 31-game wrap-around hitting streak .
Baseball Lists Research (We archive our last ten updates on that list page, from every category.)
00 : Steroid Suspensions -- added Eric Skoglund (80 Game Suspension | LHP with Kansas City Royals ).
00 : Home Run Leaders From Each Country -- NEW full list of every home run leader from each country.
00 : 04-21 Debut -- Thairo Estrada (SS | Undrafted Free Agent | 395th ballplayer from Venezuela ).
00 : Lonny Frey (1933-1948) -- added quote, trivia item, and a did you know ( 1940 Play Ball Reprint ).
00 : 04-18 Debut -- Mike Ford (1B | Undrafted Free Agent | Princeton University ).
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