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Saturday August 31,1985This 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.

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Games on 1985-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Baltimore Orioles0BoxMike MooreMike Flanagan(none)
Oakland Athletics1Detroit Tigers4BoxWalt TerrellTim BirtsasGuillermo Hernandez
Cleveland Indians8Milwaukee Brewers10BoxTeddy HigueraNeal HeatonBob Gibson
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins6BoxBert BlylevenSteve Crawford(none)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins5BoxMark PortugalAl NipperRon Davis
California Angels4New York Yankees10BoxDave RighettiDoug Corbett(none)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers6BoxGreg HarrisCharlie Leibrandt(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxGary LavelleJoel Davis(none)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs5BoxWarren BrusstarGene Garber(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds0BoxBob WalkAndy McGaffigan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxShane RawleyFernando Valenzuela(none)
Montreal Expos7San Diego Padres1BoxBill GullicksonEric Show(none)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants3BoxJim GottDwight GoodenMark Davis
Houston Astros3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBob KnepperDanny Cox(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1298148.628--62546516039-3042-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium321814.563
224New York Yankees1277552.5915.066651315333-3642-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I342212.647
359Detroit Tigers1286959.53911.55615342736-3233-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium331518.455
4610Baltimore Orioles1266759.53212.56625907232-3235-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium351619.457
5917Boston Red Sox1296168.47320.05995732627-3933-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park332013.606
61019Milwaukee Brewers1265967.46820.5553601-4824-3635-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium351223.343
71425Cleveland Indians1294683.35735.0529657-12815-4531-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1297356.566--5685581032-3141-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium331716.515
248Kansas City Royals1266957.5482.55495044534-3235-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium362214.611
3713Oakland Athletics1296762.5196.06115951629-3538-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331023.303
4814Chicago White Sox1286365.4929.5551577-2627-3436-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park342212.647
51120Seattle Mariners1295970.45714.0556647-9123-3536-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome331518.455
61221Minnesota Twins1275869.45714.0546627-8121-3837-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351916.543
71324Texas Rangers1284880.37524.5482617-13521-4727-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1267749.611--58445612838-2939-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II362412.667
223New York Mets1287652.5942.05254576832-2844-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium342212.647
347Montreal Expos1287157.5557.04844681633-2838-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium331320.394
4715Chicago Cubs1276265.48815.5502538-3629-3733-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field341519.441
5816Philadelphia Phillies1276166.48016.55455073825-3636-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium351421.400
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1264086.31737.0409549-14013-4927-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1267452.587--4854414436-2838-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium362115.583
2511San Diego Padres1286860.5317.05114704134-3334-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium341519.441
3612Cincinnati Reds1276760.5287.5509522-1333-3034-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium342212.647
4918Houston Astros1276067.47214.5535545-1028-3732-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome352312.657
51022Atlanta Braves1275572.43319.5514569-5526-3529-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby WineJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351124.314
61123San Francisco Giants1275176.40223.5413494-8120-4531-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park351124.314


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill Madlock3B34.241Traded by Pirates to Dodgers for Sid Bream, Cecil Espy and R.J. Reynolds.