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Thursday July 21,1988This 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 1988-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox6BoxOil Can BoydJack McDowellBob Stanley
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals6BoxSteve FarrCecilio Guante(none)
Texas Rangers1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDon AugustJose Guzman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Seattle Mariners6BoxScott BankheadDave StiebMike Schooler
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs1BoxEd WhitsonJamie MoyerLance McCullers
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds2BoxDennis MartinezFrank WilliamsTim Burke
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros2BoxNolan RyanMike Maddux(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDoug DrabekOrel HershiserJim Gott
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDanny CoxJoe PriceTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers925537.598--4523777527-1928-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium703337.471
235New York Yankees925339.5762.04693749525-2128-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I693237.464
357Boston Red Sox935142.5484.54784136522-2429-18W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park693831.551
469Milwaukee Brewers955045.5266.53873414623-2427-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium673730.552
5814Cleveland Indians964848.5009.0420450-3022-2526-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium663036.455
6916Toronto Blue Jays964749.49010.04614253624-2523-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium664026.606
71426Baltimore Orioles943064.31926.0316479-16311-3619-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium672443.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics965838.604--4633877632-1826-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum664620.697
248Minnesota Twins935142.5485.54424093326-2225-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome694029.580
3712Kansas City Royals954847.5059.54143843024-2524-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium663630.545
41018California Angels944549.47912.0411446-3526-2319-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium683038.441
51120Chicago White Sox944351.45714.0373460-8718-2525-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park672839.418
61221Texas Rangers934251.45214.5359420-6118-2524-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium682840.412
71324Seattle Mariners953857.40019.5395475-8016-3322-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome663036.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets935637.602--4083307826-2330-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium674423.657
224Pittsburgh Pirates945638.5960.54223715125-2031-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium662937.439
3613Montreal Expos954847.5059.03713502122-2426-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium673334.493
4715Chicago Cubs954748.49510.0372380-824-2422-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field673037.448
51022St. Louis Cardinals944252.44714.5345392-4720-2822-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II683434.500
61123Philadelphia Phillies954253.44215.0362413-5117-3224-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium662343.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers945440.574--4023267629-1725-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium674027.597
2410Houston Astros955045.5264.53993891022-2728-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome673235.478
3511San Francisco Giants934845.5165.54073792821-2427-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park693534.507
4817Cincinnati Reds944648.4898.0383375823-2623-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium674126.612
5919San Diego Padres964452.45811.0327377-5017-2927-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium653926.600
61225Atlanta Braves923260.34821.0362478-11616-2916-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium682246.324


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jay BuhnerRF23.342Traded by Yankees with Troy Evers and Rich Balabon to Mariners for Ken Phelps. 
Ken Phelps1B33.349Traded by Mariners to Yankees for Troy Evers, Rich Balabon and Jay Buhner. 
Jim SundbergC37.064Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.