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Friday August 5,1983This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1983-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike BoddickerDennis Lamp(none)
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians0BoxMike SmithsonLary SorensenOdell Jones
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Royals4BoxBruce HurstMike ArmstrongBob Stanley
Toronto Blue Jays0Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMoose HaasJim Gott(none)
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins2BoxGorman HeimuellerJack O'ConnorDave Beard
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees12BoxDave RighettiDave Rozema(none)
California Angels1Seattle Mariners3BoxBob StoddardGeoff ZahnBill Caudill
New York Mets9Chicago Cubs4BoxJesse OroscoMike Proly(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxFernando ValenzuelaCraig McMurtry(none)
Montreal Expos7Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBill GullicksonJose DeLeon(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres3BoxTed PowerElias SosaBill Scherrer
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants7BoxBill LaskeyBob Knepper(none)
Philadelphia Phillies10St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJohn DennyJohn StuperRon Reed

Standings as of 1983-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1046242.596--5144288628-2434-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium583622.621
223Detroit Tigers1066145.5752.05184417728-2533-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium563125.554
334Toronto Blue Jays1066046.5663.05164546227-2333-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium562927.518
445Milwaukee Brewers1055946.5623.55354855024-2735-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium572829.491
557New York Yankees1055847.5524.54964702625-2933-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I573324.579
6711Boston Red Sox1065452.5099.0514539-2532-2222-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park562432.429
71223Cleveland Indians1074463.41119.5465521-5620-3324-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium552629.473
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Chicago White Sox1065650.528--5304735722-2834-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park564313.768
2816Kansas City Royals1045153.4904.0448500-5223-3227-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium582830.483
3918California Angels1095257.4775.5514532-1826-2926-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium531835.340
41019Texas Rangers1075156.4775.54614273422-3329-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium552629.473
51120Oakland Athletics1105159.4647.0493549-5624-3627-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522329.442
61324Minnesota Twins1104565.40913.0516578-6219-3226-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522527.481
71426Seattle Mariners1094366.39414.5374497-12321-3322-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome531736.321
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Philadelphia Phillies1055550.524--4404152524-3030-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium573522.614
2410Pittsburgh Pirates1075651.523--437458-2129-2527-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium552827.509
3612Montreal Expos1075453.5052.0438429926-3028-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium552827.509
4714St. Louis Cardinals1075354.4953.0475480-526-2927-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II552629.473
51021Chicago Cubs1085058.4636.54614441721-3729-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field542133.389
61225New York Mets1084365.39813.5371452-8115-3827-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium542529.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1106743.609--53841112731-2636-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium522131.404
226Los Angeles Dodgers1076047.5615.54304003028-2332-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium553124.564
3513Houston Astros1075453.50511.5423441-1824-2830-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome553124.564
4815San Diego Padres1085355.49113.0425416921-2832-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium542826.519
5917San Francisco Giants1095257.47714.5454476-2222-2931-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park532726.509
61122Cincinnati Reds1094960.45017.5402472-7026-3023-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium532528.472


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vida BlueP34.008Released by Royals. 
Bill FaheyC33.052Released by Tigers. 
Bobby MooreP24.270Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.