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Thursday August 20,1987This 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 1987-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4California Angels2BoxMark WilliamsonDeWayne Buice(none)
Milwaukee Brewers14Cleveland Indians2BoxTeddy HigueraKen Schrom(none)
Minnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers8BoxDoyle AlexanderJoe Niekro(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Oakland Athletics6BoxGary LavelleGreg CadaretTom Henke
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners4BoxJerry ReedBrad Arnsberg(none)
Chicago White Sox1Texas Rangers5BoxJose GuzmanRichard Dotson(none)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves13BoxJim AckerJamie Moyer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds5BoxTed PowerMike DunneJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros5BoxRocky ChildressKen DayleyJuan Agosto
Los Angeles Dodgers7Montreal Expos2BoxFernando ValenzuelaNeal HeatonMatt Young
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets7BoxDavid ConeKelly DownsRandy Myers
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies10BoxFreddie ToliverEric ShowWally Ritchie

Standings as of 1987-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1187147.602--67853913932-2539-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium442717.614
222Toronto Blue Jays1217249.5950.563250512735-2837-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium412417.585
334New York Yankees1216952.5703.56135565731-3338-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I412021.488
458Milwaukee Brewers1216457.5298.56576471032-3132-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium412714.659
51018Boston Red Sox1205763.47515.0635629620-4137-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park422121.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1215665.46316.5574626-5232-3024-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium411130.268
71426Cleveland Indians1214675.38026.5531725-19420-3926-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium411526.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1236657.537--611622-1124-3942-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391920.487
2614Oakland Athletics1216160.5044.06305824829-3032-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412021.488
3715Kansas City Royals1206060.5004.55145021225-3735-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium422319.548
4816California Angels1226062.4925.5578601-2330-2830-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium401525.375
5917Texas Rangers1205763.4757.5648653-524-3433-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium421824.429
61119Seattle Mariners1215764.4718.0555627-7225-3232-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome412120.512
71324Chicago White Sox1204971.40815.5539581-4226-3323-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park422814.667
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1207050.583--6365399738-2732-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II422517.595
225New York Mets1216853.5622.56205408030-2938-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium412417.585
336Montreal Expos1206753.5583.05665501629-2638-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium422418.571
449Philadelphia Phillies1206357.5257.0566577-1129-3034-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium421725.405
5813Chicago Cubs1216160.5049.5569598-2929-3332-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field401525.375
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1215368.43817.5528583-5523-3930-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium412714.659
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2511San Francisco Giants1226359.516--5745314331-3132-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park402713.675
1610Cincinnati Reds1226359.516--6085872131-3032-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium402119.525
3712Houston Astros1216259.5120.55044921224-3538-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome411427.341
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1205466.4508.0475517-4223-3731-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium421923.452
51123Atlanta Braves1215269.43010.5571614-4322-3830-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium401723.425
61225San Diego Padres1214972.40513.5509598-8921-4028-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium411625.390