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Saturday May 23,1987This 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 1987-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox9Boston Red Sox1BoxFloyd BannisterAl Nipper(none)
New York Yankees3California Angels0BoxJoe NiekroWillie FraserDave Righetti
Cleveland Indians6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxSteve CarltonMike Birkbeck(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins7BoxAllan AndersonWalt TerrellJeff Reardon
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics4BoxMike BoddickerDave StewartDon Aase
Toronto Blue Jays6Seattle Mariners2BoxJim ClancyMike Moore(none)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers6BoxCharlie HoughBuddy Black(none)
Atlanta Braves6Chicago Cubs7BoxJamie MoyerJim Acker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds2BoxBob KipperPat PacilloDon Robinson
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros3BoxPat PerryBob KnepperTodd Worrell
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets2BoxBob WelchRon DarlingMatt Young
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies9BoxSteve BedrosianJeff Robinson(none)
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres0BoxNeal HeatonDave Dravecky(none)

Standings as of 1987-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees422715.643--2201596113-1314-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1206258.517
224Toronto Blue Jays402416.6002.02081575113-1111-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1227250.590
347Milwaukee Brewers382216.5793.0187190-311-711-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1246955.556
459Baltimore Orioles422220.5245.02252042116-96-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1204575.375
51020Detroit Tigers401921.4757.0193175188-1211-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1227943.648
61324Boston Red Sox411724.4159.5170188-186-1711-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1216160.504
71425Cleveland Indians421428.33313.0164230-666-168-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1204773.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals392316.590--173144298-1015-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1236063.488
3612Seattle Mariners422121.5003.5199227-2810-711-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1205763.475
2714Minnesota Twins422121.5003.5197210-138-1113-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1206456.533
4813California Angels422121.5003.5187210-2310-811-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1205466.450
5917Oakland Athletics412021.4884.0199186137-1013-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1216160.504
61122Texas Rangers391722.4366.0185214-295-1312-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1235865.472
71223Chicago White Sox381622.4216.5148161-1310-96-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1246163.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals392514.641--2211794215-610-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1237053.569
223Chicago Cubs412516.6101.01901781216-59-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1205169.425
3510Pittsburgh Pirates392019.5135.018518236-914-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1236063.488
4715Montreal Expos412021.4886.0191200-911-119-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1217150.587
51019New York Mets401921.4756.5188195-76-1013-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1227349.598
61121Philadelphia Phillies391722.4368.0172196-246-711-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1236360.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants422517.595--2061832316-109-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1206555.542
248Cincinnati Reds422319.5482.02231853813-1010-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1206159.508
3611Atlanta Braves422121.5004.0223214910-1111-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1194871.403
4816Houston Astros412021.4884.516215668-1212-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1215665.463
5918Los Angeles Dodgers422022.4765.0170175-59-1511-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1205367.442
61226San Diego Padres441133.25015.0166254-885-196-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1185464.458