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Wednesday September 16,1987This 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 1987-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins10Chicago White Sox13BoxJose DeLeonMike SmithsonBobby Thigpen
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers4BoxJack MorrisJeff Sellers(none)
California Angels6Kansas City Royals4BoxGreg MintonBret SaberhagenDeWayne Buice
Milwaukee Brewers5New York Yankees4BoxTeddy HigueraTim Stoddard(none)
Cleveland Indians3Seattle Mariners5BoxBill WilkinsonSammy Stewart(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers4BoxCharlie HoughDave Stewart(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJimmy KeyMike Boddicker(none)
New York Mets10Montreal Expos0BoxDwight GoodenCharlie Lea(none)
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies8BoxMike MadduxLee SmithSteve Bedrosian
St. Louis Cardinals8Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn TudorDoug Drabek(none)
Atlanta Braves0San Diego Padres3BoxMark GrantKevin Coffman(none)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants7BoxDave DraveckyMike Scott(none)

Standings as of 1987-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
211Toronto Blue Jays1458857.607--77759318439-3249-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1789.471
122Detroit Tigers1458857.607--81766215541-3347-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium17107.588
336Milwaukee Brewers1468165.5557.57737393438-3443-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium16106.625
447New York Yankees1458065.5528.07086753335-4045-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1798.529
51018Boston Red Sox1446975.47918.57487381022-4847-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1899.500
61323Baltimore Orioles1456283.42826.0667791-12433-4029-43L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium17512.294
71426Cleveland Indians1475691.38133.0662851-18925-4731-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium15510.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1477770.524--724747-2328-4749-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1587.533
3612Oakland Athletics1467373.5003.57377112634-3839-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1688.500
2711Kansas City Royals1467373.5003.56356241133-4240-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium16106.625
5917California Angels1467076.4796.5682714-3236-3534-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium16511.313
4816Texas Rangers1467076.4796.5769774-532-4338-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium16511.313
61120Seattle Mariners1456877.4698.0676724-4832-3836-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome17107.588
71221Chicago White Sox1456481.44112.0659691-3234-4030-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park17134.765
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1448559.590--74163210945-3240-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II18108.556
224New York Mets1458461.5791.573562610938-3146-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1789.471
335Montreal Expos1448163.5634.0665656939-3342-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium18108.556
4510Philadelphia Phillies1457372.50312.5647681-3434-3739-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium17710.412
5815Chicago Cubs1447074.48615.0655713-5833-3837-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field17611.353
6919Pittsburgh Pirates1456976.47616.5629662-3330-4439-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium17116.647
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1468066.548--69759710039-3541-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park16106.625
2613Cincinnati Reds1457273.4977.57056852036-3636-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium17125.706
3714Houston Astros1457174.4908.5589601-1228-4643-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome17512.294
41022Atlanta Braves1446282.43117.0662728-6624-4538-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium17710.412
51124Los Angeles Dodgers1446183.42418.0547609-6228-4533-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium18126.667
61225San Diego Padres1456085.41419.5617699-8225-4735-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium17512.294