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Sunday August 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 1988-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Baltimore Orioles2BoxWillie FraserJay TibbsSherman Corbett
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox4BoxRick HoneycuttBob StanleyDennis Eckersley
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians1BoxMark GubiczaRod Nichols(none)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisJack McDowell(none)
Texas Rangers2Minnesota Twins12BoxBert BlylevenCharlie Hough(none)
Seattle Mariners4New York Yankees2BoxScott BankheadRick RhodenMike Schooler
Milwaukee Brewers4Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJimmy KeyDon August(none)
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs0BoxPete SmithMike Bielecki(none)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTim LearyNeal Heaton(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJuan AgostoBob Kipper(none)
New York Mets0San Diego Padres1BoxAndy HawkinsRon DarlingMark Davis
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants6BoxAtlee HammakerDon CarmanLary Sorensen
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals7BoxScott TerryTim Birtsas(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1237350.593--5584728631-2742-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium391524.385
246Boston Red Sox1236954.5614.06285497926-3243-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park392019.513
358New York Yankees1216655.5456.06095496031-2635-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I401921.475
4815Milwaukee Brewers1266363.50011.55214853628-3735-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium362412.667
5917Toronto Blue Jays1246163.49212.55755393632-3129-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium382612.684
61019Cleveland Indians1245965.47614.5538586-4824-3535-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium381919.500
71425Baltimore Orioles1234281.34131.0438615-17715-4527-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium381226.316
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1257847.624--61149211940-2538-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372611.703
235Minnesota Twins1236954.5618.05915246735-2734-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome392217.564
3611Kansas City Royals1236459.52013.05444875731-3133-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium382018.526
4714California Angels1246262.50015.5567596-2936-3026-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium381325.342
51120Texas Rangers1225567.45121.5470547-7727-3628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium391524.385
61222Chicago White Sox1245470.43523.5500618-11823-3831-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park371720.459
71324Seattle Mariners1255075.40028.0519610-9124-4226-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome361818.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets1237152.577--5184298933-3138-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium37298.784
237Pittsburgh Pirates1246856.5483.55154803532-2736-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium361719.472
3713Montreal Expos1246361.5088.54784582031-3532-26L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium381820.474
4816Chicago Cubs1226161.5009.5485493-829-3131-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field401624.400
51021St. Louis Cardinals1235568.44716.0440481-4124-3431-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II392118.538
61123Philadelphia Phillies1245272.41919.5472559-8721-4330-30L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium371324.351
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1247252.581--5184467236-2436-28W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium372215.595
249Houston Astros1246757.5405.05064871931-3336-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome381523.395
3510San Francisco Giants1246757.5405.05514886328-3139-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park381622.421
4612Cincinnati Reds1226260.5089.04934811230-3232-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium392514.641
5918San Diego Padres1236063.48811.5425456-3123-3637-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium382315.605
61226Atlanta Braves1234281.34129.5455598-14322-4320-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371225.324


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill LaskeyP30.244Released by Indians.