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Tuesday September 8,1987This 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 1987-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Boston Red Sox8BoxAl NipperBill GullicksonCalvin Schiraldi
Kansas City Royals4California Angels2BoxMark GubiczaWillie FraserJohn Davis
Seattle Mariners7Cleveland Indians0BoxMike MorganRich Yett(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxChris BosioDave StiebChuck Crim
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins3BoxFloyd BannisterBert BlylevenBobby Thigpen
Texas Rangers12Oakland Athletics1BoxCharlie HoughGene Nelson(none)
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves4BoxPete SmithEd WhitsonJim Acker
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs1BoxVicente PalaciosRick SutcliffeJim Gott
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds3BoxOrel HershiserRon RobinsonAlejandro Pena
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros4BoxDon RobinsonLarry Andersen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos4BoxBryn SmithBob ForschAndy McGaffigan
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets5BoxTerry LeachBruce RuffinDoug Sisk

Standings as of 1987-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1368254.603--77662814838-3044-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium261610.615
222Toronto Blue Jays1388355.601--71856815039-3144-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium241311.542
336New York Yankees1387860.5655.06796324734-3744-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I241113.458
447Milwaukee Brewers1387563.5438.07327112136-3339-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium24168.667
5917Boston Red Sox1376572.47417.5716709722-4543-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park251312.520
61221Baltimore Orioles1376275.45320.5648729-8133-3429-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium25520.200
71426Cleveland Indians1405387.37931.0622803-18123-4630-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium22814.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1407466.529--684701-1726-4348-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome221111.500
2611Oakland Athletics1387068.5073.07036663733-3637-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum241113.458
3715Kansas City Royals1396970.4964.5595591430-4139-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium23149.609
4816California Angels1396772.4826.5649675-2634-3433-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium23815.348
51019Seattle Mariners1386573.4718.0639693-5431-3834-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome241311.542
61118Texas Rangers1386573.4718.0725740-1529-4136-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium241014.417
71323Chicago White Sox1385979.42814.0622662-4032-3827-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park24186.750
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1378156.591--70860410441-2940-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II251411.560
224New York Mets1387959.5722.56875969137-3142-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium241311.542
335Montreal Expos1377859.5693.06376201737-3041-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium251312.520
4510Philadelphia Phillies1387167.51410.5621637-1634-3637-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium24915.375
5813Chicago Cubs1376869.49613.0624670-4633-3535-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field24816.333
6920Pittsburgh Pirates1386474.46417.5589637-4826-4438-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium24168.667
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1397564.540--6555807537-3338-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park23158.652
2612Houston Astros1386969.5005.5565559627-4142-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome24717.292
3714Cincinnati Reds1396970.4966.06726591335-3534-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium23158.652
41022Atlanta Braves1375978.43115.0636680-4424-4435-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium241014.417
51124Los Angeles Dodgers1385880.42016.5522581-5926-4332-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium24159.625
61225San Diego Padres1385682.40618.5577670-9325-4431-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium24915.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rob Nelson1B23.114Traded by Athletics with Dave Leiper to Padres for Storm Davis.