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Saturday July 4,1987This 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 1987-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2California Angels1BoxChris BosioDon SuttonDan Plesac
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians2BoxRichard DotsonScott BailesBob James
Toronto Blue Jays1Kansas City Royals9BoxBuddy BlackDavid WellsBob Stoddard
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins4BoxLes StrakerEric BellJuan Berenguer
Texas Rangers3New York Yankees4BoxDennis RasmussenGreg HarrisDave Righetti
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics9BoxJose RijoBruce HurstDennis Eckersley
Detroit Tigers7Seattle Mariners3BoxJack MorrisMike Campbell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves0BoxDanny CoxZane SmithTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs5BoxRick SutcliffeAtlee HammakerLee Smith
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds7BoxBill GullicksonJohn Mitchell(none)
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos4BoxTim BurkeRich Gossage(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies9BoxTom HumeJim DeshaiesMichael Jackson
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBob KipperBob WelchDon Robinson

Standings as of 1987-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees815130.630--4283517723-1828-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I813843.469
223Toronto Blue Jays794534.5705.04083307823-1922-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium835132.614
335Detroit Tigers774334.5586.04273636421-1822-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium855530.647
4712Milwaukee Brewers774037.5199.0388421-3320-2020-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium855134.600
51017Boston Red Sox803941.48811.5406405113-2826-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park823943.476
61324Baltimore Orioles803149.38819.5379452-7319-2312-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium823646.439
71426Cleveland Indians792752.34223.0338465-12712-2715-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium833449.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals794435.557--3453172818-2126-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium833944.470
257Minnesota Twins814536.556--4194041517-2328-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome814041.494
369Oakland Athletics794237.5322.04023614120-1722-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum833944.470
4814Seattle Mariners804040.5004.5361400-3921-1619-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome823844.463
5915California Angels814041.4945.0381372921-1719-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium813546.432
61119Texas Rangers783741.4746.5408415-716-2421-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium843846.452
71223Chicago White Sox773047.39013.0336370-3416-2314-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park854738.553
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals774829.623--4403419927-1321-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II854738.553
238Montreal Expos784236.5386.5384376820-1822-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium844935.583
3410New York Mets794237.5327.03793522719-2223-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium835033.602
4511Chicago Cubs804238.5257.5359357221-1821-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field813447.420
5818Philadelphia Phillies783840.48710.5347379-3215-2023-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium844242.500
61121Pittsburgh Pirates793643.45613.0346390-4415-2621-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium834439.530
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds804535.563--4093684122-1723-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium823943.476
2613Houston Astros794138.5193.5330332-217-2424-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome833548.422
3716San Francisco Giants793940.4945.5364357723-1816-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park835132.614
4920Atlanta Braves793742.4687.5395393217-2120-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium823250.390
51022Los Angeles Dodgers793643.4568.5294318-2414-2522-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium833746.446
61225San Diego Padres812853.34617.5317401-8413-2915-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium813744.457


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tito LandrumOF32.252Released by Cardinals. 
Bob ShirleyP33.009Released by Royals.