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Friday August 24,1990This 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 1990-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles5BoxJoe PriceColby Ward(none)
California Angels2Chicago White Sox5BoxWayne EdwardsJim AbbottBobby Thigpen
Oakland Athletics6Detroit Tigers4BoxScott SandersonWalt TerrellDennis Eckersley
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals4BoxSteve FarrGene Harris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees0BoxMark KnudsonTim LearyDan Plesac
Minnesota Twins0Texas Rangers2BoxJohn BarfieldMark GuthrieBrad Arnsberg
Boston Red Sox2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxDana KieckerDuane WardJeff Gray
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves3BoxSteve AveryGreg Maddux(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2BoxScott TerryDave SmithLee Smith
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDwight GoodenJim GottJohn Franco
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos1BoxAndy BenesDennis MartinezCraig Lefferts
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRob DibbleBob KipperRandy Myers
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants13BoxMike LaCossPat Combs(none)

Standings as of 1990-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1246757.540--5245121228-3639-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park382117.553
247Toronto Blue Jays1266660.5242.06085228633-3033-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome362016.556
3915Baltimore Orioles1235964.4807.5536527931-3628-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium381721.447
41020Detroit Tigers1265868.46010.0593639-4628-3330-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium362115.583
61121Milwaukee Brewers1245767.46010.0593604-1129-3328-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium381721.447
51222Cleveland Indians1245767.46010.0537556-1925-3832-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium382018.526
71425New York Yankees1245272.41915.0459565-10623-4129-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I381523.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1257946.632--55942313639-2440-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372413.649
222Chicago White Sox1237350.5935.05294775235-2338-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park392118.538
358Texas Rangers1256560.52014.0537552-1529-3336-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium371819.486
4612Kansas City Royals1256362.50416.05725274524-3439-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium361224.333
5813Seattle Mariners1266165.48418.5487508-2129-3232-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome361620.444
6714California Angels1266165.48418.5521567-4629-3532-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium361917.528
71323Minnesota Twins1255570.44024.0514590-7626-3729-33L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome371918.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1257451.592--5794928737-2637-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium372116.568
235New York Mets1237053.5693.060048511530-3140-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium392118.538
3611Montreal Expos1246460.5169.55124644831-3633-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium382117.553
4817Chicago Cubs1245965.47614.5533598-6528-3331-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field381820.474
5918Philadelphia Phillies1235865.47215.0518569-5129-3729-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium391920.487
61019St. Louis Cardinals1255867.46416.0475521-4628-2930-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II371225.324
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds1247153.573--5344518334-2837-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium382018.526
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1256560.5206.55475232428-3337-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium372116.568
349San Francisco Giants1256560.5206.55695432630-3335-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park372017.541
4716San Diego Padres1235964.48011.55285181027-2932-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium391623.410
51124Houston Astros1265571.43717.0452541-8920-4535-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome362016.556
61226Atlanta Braves1254877.38423.5525667-14222-4226-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371720.459


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Omar DaalP18.176Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Ken GriffeyOF40.136Released by Reds. 
Atlee HammakerP32.212Signed as Free Agent by Padres.