Recent MLB Deaths:   Alvin Dark  -   Allen Ripley  -   Jean-Pierre Roy  -   Brad Halsey  -   Jeff Robinson  -   Oscar Taveras  -   Pat McGlothin

Baseball on Thursday, September 17, 1987

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

Select a date to see its baseball history:      
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Seattle Mariners8Chicago White Sox9BoxBobby Thigpen (5-4)Bill Wilkinson (3-4)CHA  D Boston (9), C Fisk (20), K Williams (9)  SEA  J Presley (23)Jim Presley (38.4)
California Angels6Kansas City Royals7BoxJohn Davis (4-2)Greg Minton (5-3)KCA  D Tartabull (28)George Brett (41.6)
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees6BoxDave Righetti (8-4)Tom Henke (0-6)NYA  D Mattingly (27)  TOR  J Beniquez (7)Rickey Henderson (45.2)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2Box G1John Franco (8-5)Fernando Valenzuela (12-14)CIN  E Davis (37), N Esasky (20)Eric Davis (45.1)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers6Box G2Bob Welch (12-9)Ted Power (10-12)CIN  N Esasky (21)John Shelby (19.7)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos4BoxPascual Perez (4-0)David Cone (5-4)MON  H Brooks (12)Hubie Brooks (27.9)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDon Carman (11-10)Jamie Moyer (11-14)CHN  B Dernier (7), W Rowdon (1)Steve Jeltz (16.1)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMike Dunne (12-5)Greg Mathews (10-10)NoneTerry Harper (10.0)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres7BoxEric Show (8-16)Zane Smith (15-9)SDN  B Santiago (17), G Templeton (4)Benito Santiago (16.5)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants4BoxRick Reuschel (13-7)Danny Darwin (8-10)NoneBob Brenly (12.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers8857.607--81766241-3347-24W4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays8858.6030.578259939-3349-25L1Game Log
New York Yankees8165.5557.571468035-4046-25W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8165.5557.577373938-3443-31W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6975.47918.574873822-4847-27L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6283.42826.066779133-4029-43L9Game Log
Cleveland Indians5691.38133.066285125-4731-44L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins7770.524--72474728-4749-23L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals7473.5033.064263033-4241-31W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics7373.5003.573771134-3839-35L1Game Log
Texas Rangers7076.4796.576977432-4338-33W1Game Log
California Angels7077.4767.068872136-3634-41L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners6878.4668.568473332-3936-39L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6581.44511.566869934-4031-41W5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals8560.586--74163345-3340-27L1Game Log
New York Mets8462.5751.573663038-3246-30L1Game Log
Montreal Expos8263.5663.066965739-3343-30W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies7472.50711.565168434-3740-35W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs7075.48315.065871733-3937-36L4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7076.47915.563066230-4440-32W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants8166.551--70159739-3542-31W6Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7374.4978.071169337-3736-37L1Game Log
Houston Astros7175.4869.558960528-4743-28L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves6283.42818.066373524-4638-37L3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6284.42518.555561528-4534-39W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6185.41819.562470025-4736-38W2Game Log

About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from

Please Support The Baseball Cube.