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Thursday September 17,1987This 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 1987-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners8Chicago White Sox9BoxBobby ThigpenBill Wilkinson(none)
California Angels6Kansas City Royals7BoxJohn DavisGreg Minton(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees6BoxDave RighettiTom Henke(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJohn FrancoFernando Valenzuela(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBob WelchTed PowerAlejandro Pena
New York Mets1Montreal Expos4BoxPascual PerezDavid Cone(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDon CarmanJamie MoyerSteve Bedrosian
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMike DunneGreg MathewsJim Gott
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres7BoxEric ShowZane Smith(none)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants4BoxRick ReuschelDanny Darwin(none)

Standings as of 1987-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1458857.607--81766215541-3347-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium17107.588
222Toronto Blue Jays1468858.6030.578259918339-3349-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1688.500
446New York Yankees1468165.5557.57146803435-4046-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1688.500
337Milwaukee Brewers1468165.5557.57737393438-3443-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium16106.625
5918Boston Red Sox1446975.47918.57487381022-4847-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1899.500
61322Baltimore 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
2611Kansas City Royals1477473.5033.06426301233-4241-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1596.600
3712Oakland Athletics1467373.5003.57377112634-3839-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1688.500
4816Texas Rangers1467076.4796.5769774-532-4338-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium16511.313
51019California Angels1477077.4767.0688721-3336-3634-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium15510.333
61120Seattle Mariners1466878.4668.5684733-4932-3936-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome16106.625
71221Chicago White Sox1466581.44511.5668699-3134-4031-41W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park16124.750
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1458560.586--74163310845-3340-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II17107.588
224New York Mets1468462.5751.573663010638-3246-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1688.500
335Montreal Expos1458263.5663.06696571239-3343-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1798.529
4510Philadelphia Phillies1467472.50711.5651684-3334-3740-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium16610.375
5815Chicago Cubs1457075.48315.0658717-5933-3937-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field16610.375
6917Pittsburgh Pirates1467076.47915.5630662-3230-4440-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium16106.625
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1478166.551--70159710439-3542-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1596.600
2613Cincinnati Reds1477374.4978.07116931837-3736-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium15114.733
3714Houston Astros1467175.4869.5589605-1628-4743-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome16511.313
41023Atlanta Braves1456283.42818.0663735-7224-4638-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1679.438
51124Los Angeles Dodgers1466284.42518.5555615-6028-4534-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium16115.688
61225San Diego Padres1466185.41819.5624700-7625-4736-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium16412.250


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Orlando MillerSS18.247Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Sherman ObandoRF17.237Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.