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Games on 1983-09-08

Top1983 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels5Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP934,0062:55Mike WittRichard DotsonRichard Dotson (17-7)Mike Witt (7-12)-John McNamaraTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees6Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP930,6823:31Bob ShirleyMike CaldwellBob Shirley (5-6)Mike Caldwell (11-10)Rich Gossage (19)Billy MartinHarvey KuennCounty Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP945,8262:29Mario SotoBob WelchBob Welch (14-11)Mario Soto (15-12)Steve Howe (17)Russ NixonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLHouston Astros3San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP107,8583:22Mike ScottTim LollarMike Madden (7-4)Luis DeLeon (4-6)Vern Ruhle (2)Bob LillisDick WilliamsQualcomm Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves12San Francisco Giants9Boxscore - PBP93,7203:28Ken DayleyMike KrukowGene Garber (3-4)Greg Minton (6-10)-Joe TorreFrank Robinson3Com Park at Cand
NLAtlanta Braves12San Francisco Giants9Boxscore - PBP93,7203:28Ken DayleyMike KrukowGene Garber (3-4)Greg Minton (6-10)-Joe TorreFrank RobinsonCandlestick Park
6 Games on this date

Standings as of 1983-09-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1368254.603--67653614038-2844-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium261610.615
234New York Yankees1387860.5655.06706106036-3542-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I241311.542
457Milwaukee Brewers1397861.5615.56616045730-3848-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium23914.391
346Detroit Tigers1397861.5615.56825958737-3441-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium23149.609
568Toronto Blue Jays1427765.5428.06886325635-3542-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium20128.600
6815Boston Red Sox1406773.47917.0642693-5136-3631-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park221111.500
71222Cleveland Indians1406377.45021.0608653-4531-3732-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium22715.318
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago White Sox1408159.579--6845958935-3446-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park22184.818
2716Kansas City Royals1406773.47914.0589673-8427-4239-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium221210.545
4919Texas Rangers1426676.46516.05685412727-4339-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium20119.550
31018Oakland Athletics1426676.46516.0628681-5330-4336-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum20812.400
51120California Angels1406476.45717.0643681-3831-4033-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium22616.273
61325Minnesota Twins1415982.41822.5626734-10829-4230-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome211110.524
71426Seattle Mariners1395386.38127.5489626-13727-4326-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome23716.304
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1397267.518--5755512431-3940-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium23185.783
2511Montreal Expos1387167.5140.55815394231-3740-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium241113.458
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1397168.5111.0551576-2538-3333-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium231310.565
4713St. Louis Cardinals1387068.5071.5592595-332-3638-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II24915.375
51123Chicago Cubs1396277.44610.0588589-125-4637-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field23914.391
61224New York Mets1395980.42413.0487575-8822-4536-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium23914.391
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1408159.579--5645105438-3143-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium221012.455
225Atlanta Braves1407961.5642.066555610938-3341-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium22913.409
339Houston Astros1397366.5257.5554560-634-3739-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome231211.522
4814San Diego Padres1427072.49312.0569572-330-4040-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium20119.550
5917San Francisco Giants1416675.46815.5599623-2430-3937-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park21138.619
61021Cincinnati Reds1426478.45118.0531610-7934-3930-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium201010.500