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Saturday August 24,1985This 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.

1985 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1985-08-24

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox0BoxMike SmithsonBruce Hurst(none)
Detroit Tigers13California Angels2BoxJack MorrisKirk McCaskill(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox3BoxDave StiebTom SeaverTom Henke
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals8BoxBret SaberhagenBurt Hooton(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics3BoxDon AaseKeith AthertonSammy Stewart
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners3BoxMarty BystromMark LangstonBrian Fisher
St. Louis Cardinals7Atlanta Braves0BoxBob ForschLen Barker(none)
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds0BoxGeorge FrazierMario SotoLee Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos5BoxBryn SmithRick HoneycuttJeff Reardon
San Diego Padres1New York Mets5BoxRon DarlingDave DraveckyJesse Orosco
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies9BoxCharles HudsonMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1237746.626--59444614837-2840-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium382216.579
225New York Yankees1217249.5954.064149414732-3440-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I402515.625
3510Detroit Tigers1226656.54110.55435103335-3031-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium391821.462
4611Baltimore Orioles1206456.53311.56255646131-3033-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium411922.463
5815Boston Red Sox1225963.48417.55545371725-3433-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park402218.550
61018Milwaukee Brewers1185563.46619.5511559-4823-3332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium431627.372
71425Cleveland Indians1204179.34234.5485602-11715-4326-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium421923.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1237053.569--5435222131-2939-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium392019.513
247Kansas City Royals1206753.5581.55194754433-2934-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium422418.571
3713Oakland Athletics1236360.5127.0584579528-3335-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391425.359
4916Chicago White Sox1215863.47911.0516547-3127-3231-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park412714.659
51119Seattle Mariners1235766.46313.0539619-8022-3335-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome391722.436
61221Minnesota Twins1215566.45514.0523594-7121-3834-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome412219.537
71324Texas Rangers1214576.37224.0453582-12920-4325-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium401723.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1207446.617--55843312535-2839-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II422715.643
223New York Mets1227448.6071.05074367131-2643-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium402416.600
348Montreal Expos1236855.5537.54584481031-2837-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium381622.421
4714Chicago Cubs1206060.50014.0473494-2128-3432-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field411724.415
5920Philadelphia Phillies1215665.46318.55134912222-3634-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium411922.463
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1183781.31436.0376515-13912-4425-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium432023.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1207248.600--4724205234-2738-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422319.548
259San Diego Padres1236756.5456.54954415433-3134-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium391623.410
3612Cincinnati Reds1206357.5259.0486498-1233-3030-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium412615.634
4817Houston Astros1205664.46716.0495506-1126-3530-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome422715.643
51022Atlanta Braves1205070.41722.0476544-6824-3426-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium421626.381
61123San Francisco Giants1214774.38825.5385468-8318-4429-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park411526.366

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary AllensonC30.201Released by Blue Jays. 
Jim LeyritzC-1B21.241Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Scott ServiceP18.179Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.