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Thursday September 1,1988This 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 1988-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4California Angels2BoxWes GardnerTerry ClarkLee Smith
Milwaukee Brewers6Detroit Tigers2BoxMike BirkbeckDoyle AlexanderChris Bosio
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins2BoxMark GubiczaBert Blyleven(none)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJimmy KeyCharlie Hough(none)

Standings as of 1988-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1337558.564--5975306733-3442-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium291316.448
246Boston Red Sox1337459.5561.06725838929-3645-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park291514.517
3610New York Yankees1316962.5275.06436212232-3237-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I301614.533
4713Milwaukee Brewers1377067.5117.05735324129-3741-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium25178.680
5917Toronto Blue Jays1346668.4939.56175774034-3532-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium28217.750
61019Cleveland Indians1336469.48111.0574619-4529-3935-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium291415.483
71425Baltimore Orioles1324686.34828.5469655-18617-4929-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium29821.276
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1348450.627--65551713841-2743-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum28208.714
235Minnesota Twins1337459.5569.56415677437-3137-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291712.586
358Kansas City Royals1337162.53412.55975267133-3338-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium281315.464
4815California Angels1346866.50716.0622639-1737-3231-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium28721.250
51121Texas Rangers1326072.45523.0520601-8127-3733-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium291019.345
61222Chicago White Sox1335875.43625.5535660-12524-4034-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park281315.464
71324Seattle Mariners1345480.40330.0562650-8825-4429-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome271413.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1327854.591--55144610536-3142-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium28226.786
247Pittsburgh Pirates1337162.5347.55375073034-3137-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium271413.519
3714Chicago Cubs1326765.50811.0526525133-3433-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field301020.333
4816Montreal Expos1336766.50411.55064852133-3634-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium291415.483
51020St. Louis Cardinals1336271.46616.5485508-2329-3633-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II291415.483
61123Philadelphia Phillies1335578.41423.5497602-10522-4532-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium281018.357
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1337756.579--5464717541-2536-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium281711.607
239Houston Astros1337162.5346.05375201732-3539-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome291118.379
3511San Francisco Giants1337063.5267.05765205630-3540-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park291316.448
4612Cincinnati Reds1326864.5158.55245101432-3336-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium291910.655
5918San Diego Padres1326567.49211.5459485-2626-3939-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium291811.621
61226Atlanta Braves1334588.33832.0479644-16523-4522-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium27918.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy Gregg1B-RF25.034Traded by Pirates to Braves for Ken Oberkfell and Cash. 
Tom O'Malley3B27.250Traded by Rangers to Expos for Jack Daugherty. 
Pete Rose3B-1B18.289signed 
Bob SebraP26.264Traded by Expos to Phillies for Travis Chambers.