September 21, 1997

Angels: The crowd of 38,902 increased the season total to a franchise-record 2,909,920, topping the 2,889,020 of last season.

Astros: Craig Biggio has not grounded into a double play this season, a span of 154 games. The Cubs' Augie Galen did not hit into one during the 1935 season -- which was 154 games -- to set the major-league record.

Athletics: Oakland set a franchise record by using nine pitchers.

Diamondbacks: Manager Buck Showalter was in Boston, scouting the White Sox and Red Sox.

Mariners: With Friday's victory, Seattle set a club record with 86 wins.

Padres: This was the first time in 56 games that San Diego scored in double figures, dating to a 10-2 win over Florida on July 21. Tony Gwynn's 117 RBIs are third-highest in club history.

Pirates: Pittsburgh needs one victory for its best record since it last won a division title in 1992.

Yankees: The crowd of 38,732 increased the home attendance to 2,517,027 in 76 dates. The team passed the 2.5 million mark for the fourth time in team history and the first since drawing a team-record 2,633,701 in 1988.

Pub Date: 9/21/97

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