The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on August 9, 1997 at Cinergy Field. The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."
"The box score is the catechism of baseball, ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye." - Author Stanley Cohen in The Man in the Crowd (1981)
Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Cincinnati Reds 3