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Wednesday August 24,1988This 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 1988-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMark WilliamsonMike Schooler(none)
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles4BoxTom NiedenfuerRod Scurry(none)
California Angels4Boston Red Sox3BoxMike WittRoger ClemensBryan Harvey
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers2BoxTom CandiottiTom FilerDoug Jones
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins8BoxFreddie ToliverFrank Tanana(none)
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees7BoxCecilio GuanteGene Nelson(none)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers7BoxBobby WittJerry Gleaton(none)
Chicago White Sox6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxBill LongJeff MusselmanBobby Thigpen
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs3BoxJeff PicoJuan Agosto(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTerry LeachOrel HershiserRoger McDowell
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTom BrowningMike Dunne(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres5BoxEric ShowDavid Palmer(none)
Montreal Expos7San Francisco Giants5BoxDennis MartinezRoger SamuelsJoe Hesketh
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd WorrellBruce Sutter(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1267353.579--5654947131-3042-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium361521.417
246Boston Red Sox1267155.5632.06475579026-3245-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park361818.500
357New York Yankees1246856.5484.06235685531-2637-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I371720.459
5715Toronto Blue Jays1276364.49610.55925504232-3131-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium352411.686
4917Milwaukee Brewers1296465.49610.55325013128-3736-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium332310.697
61019Cleveland Indians1276166.48012.5554597-4326-3635-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium351718.486
71425Baltimore Orioles1264482.34929.0449628-17915-4529-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium351025.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1287949.617--63050612441-2738-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum34259.735
234Minnesota Twins1267254.5716.06135318235-2737-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361917.528
3611Kansas City Royals1266561.51613.05645105432-3333-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium351916.543
4816California Angels1276364.49615.5575615-4037-3226-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium351223.343
51120Texas Rangers1255768.45620.5493567-7427-3630-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium361323.361
61222Chicago White Sox1275572.43323.5511635-12424-4031-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park341618.471
71324Seattle Mariners1285177.39828.0532621-8925-4426-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome331716.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1267452.587--53243210036-3138-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium34268.765
238Pittsburgh Pirates1276958.5435.55194883132-2737-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium331617.485
3713Montreal Expos1276562.5129.54894672233-3632-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium351619.457
4814Chicago Cubs1256362.50410.5504507-329-3133-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field371423.378
51021St. Louis Cardinals1265769.45217.0455489-3424-3433-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II361917.528
61123Philadelphia Phillies1275374.41721.5481578-9722-4530-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium341222.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1277255.567--5214606136-2436-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium342212.647
2410Houston Astros1276859.5354.05205061432-3536-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome351421.400
359San Francisco Giants1276859.5354.05604996128-3140-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park351520.429
4612Cincinnati Reds1256461.5127.05014851632-3332-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium362313.639
5918San Diego Padres1266264.4929.5444465-2123-3639-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium352114.600
61226Atlanta Braves1264383.34128.5463613-15023-4520-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341123.324


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alex MadridP25.128Traded by Brewers to Phillies for Mike Young. 
Mike YoungOF28.157Traded by Phillies to Brewers for Alex Madrid.