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Thursday August 17,1989This 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.

1989 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1989-08-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays6Baltimore Orioles11BoxJeff BallardJohn Cerutti(none)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox6BoxGreg HibbardKevin Brown(none)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers1BoxGreg CadaretBrian DuboisDave Righetti
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxChris BosioWes Gardner(none)
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics1BoxBob WelchJohn FarrellDennis Eckersley
Kansas City Royals4Seattle Mariners2BoxMark GubiczaMike DunneJeff Montgomery
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick SutcliffeJohn FrancoMitch Williams
Pittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros5BoxJim DeshaiesJeff Robinson(none)
San Francisco Giants10Montreal Expos5BoxBob KnepperJoe Hesketh(none)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets2BoxBruce HurstFrank Viola(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Philadelphia Phillies4BoxFernando ValenzuelaKen HowellAlejandro Pena

Standings as of 1989-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Baltimore Orioles1206357.525--5445162828-3135-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium422418.571
2612Milwaukee Brewers1236360.5121.55375181927-3336-27W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium391821.462
3713Toronto Blue Jays1216160.5042.55445083632-3029-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium412813.683
4916Cleveland Indians1215863.4795.5462484-2229-3429-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium411526.366
51017Boston Red Sox1195762.4795.5558563-528-3229-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park432617.605
61221New York Yankees1215665.4637.5534597-6326-3730-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I401822.450
71426Detroit Tigers1214477.36419.5452591-13918-4126-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium411526.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1217348.603--5064347231-2742-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412615.634
222California Angels1197148.5971.051740910830-2541-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium432023.465
335Kansas City Royals1206753.5585.55104793128-3539-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium422517.595
4511Texas Rangers1196257.52110.0518528-1029-3333-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium432122.488
5815Minnesota Twins1205961.49213.55685452328-3431-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422121.500
61118Seattle Mariners1205763.47515.5552550224-3333-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome421626.381
71322Chicago White Sox1215269.43021.0516596-8024-3628-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park401723.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1217150.587--5094426737-2534-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field412219.537
236New York Mets1206654.5504.55084367224-3442-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium422121.500
357Montreal Expos1216655.5455.04914632830-2936-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium411526.366
469St. Louis Cardinals1206555.5425.54704412928-2936-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II422121.500
51023Pittsburgh Pirates1215170.42120.0462504-4226-3725-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium412318.561
61124Philadelphia Phillies1215071.41321.0488560-7221-3928-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium411724.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1216952.570--5344439130-3239-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park412318.561
248Houston Astros1216655.5453.0490501-1131-2735-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome412021.488
3714San Diego Padres1216061.4969.0437480-4330-3230-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium412912.707
4819Los Angeles Dodgers1215764.47112.0423415826-3631-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium392019.513
5920Cincinnati Reds1205664.46712.5463507-4427-3229-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium421923.452
61225Atlanta Braves1224874.39321.5419502-8323-4025-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381523.395

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Keith AthertonP30.179Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.