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Monday December 26,1988This 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 1988-12-26

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Standings at end of 1988 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1628973.549--81368912436-4553-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park000
246Detroit Tigers1628874.5431.07036584538-4350-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium000
458Toronto Blue Jays1628775.5372.07636808342-3945-36W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
369Milwaukee Brewers1628775.5372.06826166640-4147-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
5711New York Yankees1618576.5283.57727482439-4246-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I000
6917Cleveland Indians1627884.48111.0666731-6534-4744-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium000
71426Baltimore Orioles16154107.33534.5550789-23920-6134-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics16210458.642--80062018050-3154-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
224Minnesota Twins1629171.56213.07596728744-3747-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
3812Kansas City Royals1618477.52219.57046485640-4144-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium000
41020California Angels1627587.46329.0714771-5740-4135-46L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium000
51121Chicago White Sox1617190.44132.5631757-12631-4940-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park000
61222Texas Rangers1617091.43533.5637735-9832-4838-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium000
71323Seattle Mariners1616893.42235.5664744-8031-4937-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets16010060.625--70353217144-3656-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium000
2410Pittsburgh Pirates1608575.53115.06516163542-3743-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium000
3816Montreal Expos1638182.49720.56285923638-4443-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium-10-1
4918Chicago Cubs1637885.47923.5660694-3438-4339-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field-1-10
51019St. Louis Cardinals1627686.46925.0578633-5535-4641-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II000
61124Philadelphia Phillies1626696.40735.0597734-13727-5438-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1629468.580--6285448449-3245-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium-10-1
237Cincinnati Reds1618774.5406.56415964542-3945-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium000
3513San Diego Padres1618378.51610.55945831136-4447-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium000
4614San Francisco Giants1628379.51211.06706264438-4345-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park000
5715Houston Astros1628280.50612.0617631-1438-4344-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome000
61225Atlanta Braves16054106.33839.0555741-18626-5528-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve DavisP28.144Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Max VenableOF31.203Signed by Angels