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Monday August 24,1987This 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 1987-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox3BoxJose DeLeonBruce HurstScott Nielsen
New York Yankees3California Angels2BoxCharles HudsonGary LucasDave Righetti
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals2BoxBobby WittMark GubiczaMitch Williams
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins5BoxJeff ReardonEric King(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics7BoxGreg CadaretMike Boddicker(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners3BoxJohn CeruttiMike Morgan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0New York Mets1BoxRick AguileraShawn HillegasRoger McDowell
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxRick ReuschelBruce Ruffin(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDoug DrabekTom BrowningJim Gott
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob KnepperJoe Magrane(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1237350.593--70157312834-2839-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium392514.641
222Toronto Blue Jays1257451.592--64451612837-3037-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium372215.595
334New York Yankees1257154.5683.06245705433-3538-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I371819.486
447Milwaukee Brewers1246658.5327.56776601732-3134-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium382513.658
5917Boston Red Sox1246064.48413.56616471420-4140-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park381820.474
61220Baltimore Orioles1255768.45617.0591655-6433-3324-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium371027.270
71426Cleveland Indians1254877.38426.0560744-18420-3928-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium371324.351
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1276760.528--628649-2124-4243-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351817.514
2612Oakland Athletics1256461.5122.06495935629-3035-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371720.459
3715California Angels1266264.4924.5588609-2130-2832-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium361323.361
4816Kansas City Royals1246163.4924.5529526326-3935-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium382216.579
51018Texas Rangers1245965.4766.5662674-1225-3434-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium381622.421
61119Seattle Mariners1255966.4727.0580648-6825-3234-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome371918.514
71324Chicago White Sox1245272.41913.5564594-3029-3423-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park382513.658
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1247351.589--66155810341-2732-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II382216.579
225New York Mets1257055.5603.56355567930-2940-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium372215.595
336Montreal Expos1236855.5534.55775651229-2639-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium392316.590
448Philadelphia Phillies1256659.5287.5579592-1329-3037-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium371423.378
5814Chicago Cubs1246262.50011.0582612-3029-3333-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field371423.378
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1255471.43219.5542608-6623-4231-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium372611.703
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Francisco Giants1266660.524--5955435234-3232-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park362412.667
2611Houston Astros1256560.5200.55235071627-3638-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome371126.297
3713Cincinnati Reds1266363.5003.06266151131-3132-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium362115.583
4921Atlanta Braves1245569.44410.0592623-3122-3833-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371423.378
51022Los Angeles Dodgers1255570.44010.5484530-4624-4131-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium371819.486
61225San Diego Padres1245173.41114.0525612-8723-4128-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium381424.368