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Friday July 4,1986This 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 1986-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Boston Red Sox6BoxJeff SellersJim BeattieJoe Sambito
New York Yankees1Chicago White Sox2BoxRichard DotsonBob Tewksbury(none)
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians10BoxPhil NiekroDanny Jackson(none)
Oakland Athletics4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDan PlesacDoug Bair(none)
Baltimore Orioles12Minnesota Twins7BoxBrad HavensFrank PastoreDon Aase
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers2BoxJose GuzmanJack MorrisGreg Harris
California Angels9Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDon SuttonDave Stieb(none)
Montreal Expos11Atlanta Braves5BoxFloyd YoumansRick Mahler(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxMike BieleckiFernando Valenzuela(none)
Houston Astros1New York Mets2BoxDwight GoodenDave Smith(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxTom BrowningKevin GrossRon Robinson
Chicago Cubs1San Diego Padres2BoxRich GossageRay Fontenot(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants6BoxMike LaCossRay Burris(none)

Standings as of 1986-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox785127.654--3803126826-1225-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park834439.530
225New York Yankees804436.5508.04194011824-1520-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I824636.561
347Cleveland Indians764135.5399.0374384-1020-1821-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium864343.500
4610Baltimore Orioles784137.52610.0355347821-1820-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium843252.381
5713Toronto Blue Jays814239.51910.54343983621-1821-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium814437.543
6814Milwaukee Brewers773938.50611.53393192017-2222-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium843846.452
7915Detroit Tigers783840.48713.0367374-717-2421-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium844935.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers794336.544--3623441818-1925-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium834439.530
258California Angels784236.5380.53853701520-1922-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium845034.595
31017Kansas City Royals793742.4686.0323327-415-2622-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium833944.470
41118Chicago White Sox773542.4557.0346371-2517-2018-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park853748.435
51221Minnesota Twins793445.4309.0406437-3115-2519-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome833746.446
61322Seattle Mariners813447.42010.0371434-6313-2821-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome813348.407
71426Oakland Athletics813051.37014.0354397-4313-3017-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum814635.568
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets755421.720--37126310827-1127-10W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium875433.621
223Montreal Expos764234.55312.5328326225-1817-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium853649.424
3716Philadelphia Phillies763739.48717.5350375-2518-2319-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium854936.576
41024Pittsburgh Pirates773245.41623.0336336016-1916-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium853253.376
51123St. Louis Cardinals773245.41623.0270288-1816-1916-26L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II844737.560
61225Chicago Cubs773146.40324.0323379-5611-2820-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field833944.470
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants804436.550--3583055320-1924-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park823943.476
249Houston Astros794237.5321.52972781920-2022-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome835429.651
4511San Diego Padres794138.5192.5317338-2117-2124-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium833350.398
3612Atlanta Braves794138.5192.5331328319-2022-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium823151.378
5819Cincinnati Reds763442.4478.0299344-4519-2215-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium865234.605
6920Los Angeles Dodgers793544.4438.5305325-2011-2624-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium833845.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ozzie CansecoRF-LF22.002Released by Yankees. 
Steve CarltonP41.194Signed as Free Agent by Giants.