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Sunday September 18,1988This 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 1988-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox9BoxMike SmithsonRon GuidryLee Smith
Texas Rangers5California Angels6BoxBryan HarveyMitch Williams(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers0BoxBob MilackiFrank TananaTom Niedenfuer
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins5BoxTom McCarthyMark PortugalBobby Thigpen
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics3BoxGreg CadaretSteve Farr(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Seattle Mariners2BoxJuan NievesMike Campbell(none)
Cleveland Indians0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDave StiebRod Nichols(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves6BoxPaul AssenmacherMark Davis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs4BoxLarry McWilliamsGreg MadduxTodd Worrell
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds0BoxJohn TudorFrank WilliamsAlejandro Pena
San Francisco Giants10Houston Astros3BoxDon RobinsonMike Scott(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets5BoxDwight GoodenPascual PerezRandy Myers
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve BedrosianRandy Kramer(none)

Standings as of 1988-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1498564.570--74762911832-3953-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1349.308
248Detroit Tigers1497970.5306.06506163434-4045-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1394.692
369Milwaukee Brewers1518071.5306.06295686136-3944-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1174.636
4710New York Yankees1487870.5276.57206992136-3842-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1376.538
5814Toronto Blue Jays1507773.5138.57006415937-3840-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium12102.833
61019Cleveland Indians1497178.47714.0631687-5633-4538-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1376.538
71425Baltimore Orioles1475295.35432.0517721-20420-5532-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium14212.143
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1509555.633--73657915746-2949-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1293.750
235Minnesota Twins1498366.55711.56986197940-3443-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1385.615
357Kansas City Royals1497970.53015.56585936538-3741-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1257.417
4915California Angels1507575.50020.0677698-2140-3635-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium12012.000
51121Texas Rangers1486583.43929.0590682-9229-4436-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1358.385
61222Chicago White Sox1486385.42631.0582717-13527-4636-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1385.615
71323Seattle Mariners1496188.40933.5605691-8628-4733-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1275.583
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1489157.615--63248614641-3350-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1293.750
236Pittsburgh Pirates1487969.53412.05995633638-3541-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1266.500
3817Montreal Expos1507476.49318.05785492934-4240-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1275.583
4918St. Louis Cardinals1507377.48719.0542572-3033-4240-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1239.250
51020Chicago Cubs1507179.47321.0598629-3134-4036-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1266.500
61124Philadelphia Phillies1506189.40731.0553687-13425-5035-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1147.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1488662.581--5825028044-2942-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1385.615
2511Houston Astros1497871.5238.55935801336-3942-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1349.308
3412San Francisco Giants1497871.5238.56335835036-3842-33W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1358.385
4613Cincinnati Reds1487771.5209.05905593138-3739-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium13103.769
5716San Diego Padres1477374.49712.5527539-1231-4142-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium14104.714
61226Atlanta Braves1475196.34734.5518696-17825-5126-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium13310.231