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Baseball on Sunday, April 17, 1988

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.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxJohn Farrell (2-0)Oswaldo Peraza (0-2)NoneJoe Orsulak (24.2)
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox15BoxBruce Hurst (2-0)Mike Jeffcoat (0-2)BOS  T Benzinger (1), M Greenwell (1)Wade Boggs (20.4)
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers8BoxJeff Robinson (1-1)Mark Gubicza (2-1)DET  A Trammell (3)  KCA  G Brett 2 (4), J Quirk (1)Gary Pettis (16.7)
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxTeddy Higuera (2-0)John Candelaria (1-1)MIL  R Deer (4), J Meyer (1), R Yount (4)  NYA  M Pagliarulo (3)Ernest Riles (24.0)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics6BoxJack McDowell (1-1)Steve Ontiveros (1-1)OAK  D Parker (1)Jose Canseco (55.8)
California Angels7Seattle Mariners4BoxKirk McCaskill (1-1)Steve Trout (1-1)SEA  M Brantley (2), K Phelps (3)Chili Davis (22.2)
Minnesota Twins0Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike Flanagan (2-0)Les Straker (0-1)NoneKelly Gruber (24.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates12Chicago Cubs7BoxJeff Robinson (1-0)Calvin Schiraldi (0-2)CHN  R Palmeiro (1), R Sandberg (3)  PIT  B Bonds (5), B Bonilla (4), A Van Slyke 2 (2)Andy Van Slyke (21.4)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros5BoxNolan Ryan (2-0)Danny Jackson (2-1)CIN  B Larkin (1)Kevin Bass (32.0)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxZane Smith (1-2)Don Sutton (0-2)ATL  D Garcia (1)Damaso Garcia (35.9)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos5BoxPascual Perez (2-1)Bill Dawley (0-1)MON  A Galarraga (2)  PHI  D Palmer (1)Andres Galarraga (32.5)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets3BoxRoger McDowell (1-0)Steve Peters (0-1)SLN  J Lindeman (1), T Pendleton (1)Kevin McReynolds (23.1)
San Francisco Giants9San Diego Padres4BoxScott Garrelts (1-1)Lance McCullers (0-2)SDN  M Wynne (1)  SFN  W Clark (4), C Maldonado (2), B Melvin (1)Marvell Wynne (52.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians112.846--63265-16-1W5Game Log
New York Yankees93.7501.575544-35-0L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers64.6003.552413-33-1W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox75.5833.550372-15-4W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays57.4175.563603-32-4W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers47.3646.046412-62-1W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles012.00010.517700-40-8L12Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels65.545--62543-33-2W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox65.545--52523-23-3W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals65.545--56533-23-3L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics66.5000.566614-22-4L3Game Log
Texas Rangers56.4551.021413-22-4L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners57.4171.550633-32-4L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins46.4001.527472-52-1L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates83.727--51345-33-0W2Game Log
New York Mets83.727--43393-35-0W6Game Log
Chicago Cubs65.5452.062585-31-2L2Game Log
Montreal Expos56.4553.050520-25-4W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies38.2735.036470-63-2L7Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals38.2735.032480-53-3L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros83.727--65364-14-2W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers84.6670.549335-23-2L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants75.5831.549363-24-3W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds75.5831.554554-33-2L1Game Log
San Diego Padres48.3334.532541-53-3L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves110.0917.030611-20-8W1Game Log

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