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Wednesday September 7,1988This 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 1988-09-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMark ThurmondBob Stanley(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Detroit Tigers4BoxMike HennemanJohn Cerutti(none)
California Angels2Kansas City Royals4BoxFloyd BannisterChuck FinleySteve Farr
Chicago White Sox7Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJerry ReussMike BirkbeckBobby Thigpen
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins1BoxBill SwiftDan Schatzeder(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees4BoxRod NicholsTommy JohnDoug Jones
Oakland Athletics6Texas Rangers3BoxGene NelsonJose GuzmanDennis Eckersley
New York Mets8Chicago Cubs9BoxRich GossageRoger McDowell(none)
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTim LearyMike ScottJay Howell
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDoug DrabekBryn SmithJim Gott
Cincinnati Reds0San Diego Padres1BoxAndy HawkinsRon RobinsonMark Davis
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants1BoxTom GlavineJeff Brantley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJoe MagraneDon Carman(none)

Standings as of 1988-09-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Boston Red Sox1397762.554--6945999532-3945-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park231211.522
246Detroit Tigers1397663.5471.06125634933-3443-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium231211.522
3611Milwaukee Brewers1427468.5214.55985455332-3742-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium20137.650
4712New York Yankees1377166.5185.06646461833-3438-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I241410.583
5814Toronto Blue Jays1407169.5076.56556055036-3635-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium22166.727
61019Cleveland Indians1396871.4899.0591640-4931-4037-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium231013.435
71425Baltimore Orioles1384989.35527.5485676-19119-5030-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium23518.217
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1408852.629--69053715343-2845-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum22166.727
225Minnesota Twins1397762.55410.56635897437-3140-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome23149.609
358Kansas City Royals1397465.53213.56185506834-3540-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium221012.455
4915California Angels1407169.50717.0640657-1738-3433-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium22418.182
51121Texas Rangers1386177.44226.0547642-9527-4034-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium23914.391
61222Chicago White Sox1386078.43527.0554676-12226-4334-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park231112.478
71324Seattle Mariners1405783.40731.0580666-8627-4530-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome211110.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1378156.591--57846411437-3344-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium23194.826
237Pittsburgh Pirates1377364.5338.05515222934-3239-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium231211.522
3717Montreal Expos1397069.50412.05315032833-3937-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium231112.478
4918Chicago Cubs1396970.49613.0563572-933-3435-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field23815.348
51020St. Louis Cardinals1396673.47516.0503524-2130-3836-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II231013.435
61123Philadelphia Phillies1395782.41025.0513638-12524-4732-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium22814.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1387959.572--5554847142-2837-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium23158.652
249Houston Astros1397465.5325.55585401832-3642-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome23815.348
3510Cincinnati Reds1387266.5227.05635263736-3536-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium23158.652
4613San Diego Padres1377067.5118.5483498-1530-3940-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium241311.542
5816San Francisco Giants1397069.5049.55905543630-3840-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park231310.565
61226Atlanta Braves1374889.35030.5487650-16324-4524-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium23617.261