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Wednesday August 16,1989This 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 1989-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays7Boston Red Sox3BoxDavid WellsRob MurphyTom Henke
Minnesota Twins3California Angels7BoxMike WittShane Rawley(none)
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox4BoxBret SaberhagenBobby ThigpenJeff Montgomery
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers4BoxFrank TananaPete Harnisch(none)
New York Yankees1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMark KnudsonWalt TerrellChuck Crim
Cleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics3BoxSteve OlinRick HoneycuttDoug Jones
Texas Rangers3Seattle Mariners1BoxNolan RyanScott BankheadJeff Russell
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds1BoxMike BieleckiTim Leary(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros4BoxNeal HeatonLarry AndersenBill Landrum
San Francisco Giants2Montreal Expos4BoxTim BurkeSteve Bedrosian(none)
San Diego Padres2New York Mets7BoxRon DarlingDennis RasmussenDon Aase
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxDon CarmanTim BelcherRoger McDowell
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxFrank DiPinoJim AckerTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1989-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1196257.521--5335102328-3134-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium432518.581
2612Toronto Blue Jays1206159.5081.55384974132-2929-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium422814.667
3713Milwaukee Brewers1226260.5081.55295141527-3335-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium401921.475
4916Cleveland Indians1205862.4834.5462483-2129-3329-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium421527.357
51017Boston Red Sox1185761.4834.5554555-128-3129-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park442618.591
61221New York Yankees1205565.4587.5532596-6425-3730-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I411922.463
71426Detroit Tigers1204476.36718.5451589-13818-4126-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium421527.357
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1207248.600--5054347131-2741-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422715.643
222California Angels1197148.5970.551740910830-2541-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium432023.465
336Kansas City Royals1196653.5555.55064772927-3539-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium432617.605
4410Texas Rangers1186256.5259.0517522-529-3233-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium442123.477
5814Minnesota Twins1205961.49213.05685452328-3431-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422121.500
61118Seattle Mariners1195762.47914.5550546424-3333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome431627.372
71323Chicago White Sox1205169.42521.0510595-8524-3627-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park411823.439
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1207050.583--5064406636-2534-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field422319.548
235New York Mets1196653.5553.55064307624-3442-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium432122.488
347Montreal Expos1206654.5504.04864533330-2936-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium421527.357
459St. Louis Cardinals1206555.5425.04704412928-2936-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II422121.500
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1205169.42519.0459499-4026-3625-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium422319.548
61124Philadelphia Phillies1205070.41720.0484550-6621-3928-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium421725.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1206852.567--5244388629-3239-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park422418.571
268Houston Astros1206555.5423.0485498-1331-2734-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome422121.500
3715San Diego Padres1205961.4929.0431478-4729-3230-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium423012.714
4819Cincinnati Reds1195663.47111.5461504-4327-3229-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium431924.442
5920Los Angeles Dodgers1205664.46712.0413411225-3631-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium402119.525
61225Atlanta Braves1224874.39321.0419502-8323-4025-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381523.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim WeaverRF-OF29.311Traded by White Sox to Giants for George Wright. 
George WrightOF30.237Traded by Giants to White Sox for Jim Weaver.