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Baseball on Tuesday, August 16, 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
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles3BoxStorm Davis (12-4)Jay Tibbs (4-10)BAL  E Murray (23)  OAK  D Henderson (18)Mark McGwire (12.3)
Seattle Mariners7Boston Red Sox0BoxScott Bankhead (6-7)Wes Gardner (5-4)SEA  R Quinones (10)Jim Presley (18.4)
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox5BoxJack McDowell (5-8)Jimmy Key (7-3)CHA  C Fisk (11)Carlton Fisk (24.6)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians6BoxScott Bailes (8-11)Chuck Crim (5-6)CLE  M Hall (5), C Snyder (21)B.J. Surhoff (26.2)
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers1BoxBert Blyleven (8-11)Jack Morris (10-12)DET  L Whitaker (9)  MIN  K Hrbek (22)Kirby Puckett (25.0)
Texas Rangers5Kansas City Royals4BoxCharlie Hough (10-13)Mark Gubicza (14-7)NoneScott Fletcher (32.3)
California Angels15New York Yankees6BoxWillie Fraser (9-10)Rick Rhoden (7-9)CAL  B Downing (19), W Joyner (9)  NYA  D Mattingly 2 (13), R Velarde (4), C Washington (7), D Winfield (21)Brian Downing (16.0)
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds6BoxFrank Williams (3-1)Les Lancaster (4-6)CHN  D Jackson (4)  CIN  E Davis (21), B Diaz (10)Bo Diaz (41.5)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTim Leary (13-8)Don Carman (9-7)LAN  K Gibson (23)Rick Dempsey (32.7)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDoug Drabek (12-5)Pete Smith (5-12)PIT  R Reynolds (6), A Van Slyke (21)Ted Simmons (20.6)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres6BoxJimmy Jones (8-10)Brian Holman (2-5)NoneKeith Moreland (23.5)
New York Mets13San Francisco Giants6BoxDwight Gooden (14-6)Atlee Hammaker (6-5)NYN  K McReynolds (19), D Strawberry (30)  SFN  C Maldonado (8)Darryl Strawberry (19.8)
Houston Astros0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxScott Terry (3-3)Jim Deshaies (8-10)NoneTerry Pendleton (19.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6949.585--53946131-2738-22L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6652.5593.060252526-3240-20L2Game Log
New York Yankees6451.5573.558451331-2633-25L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6160.5049.549245726-3435-26L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6060.50010.056151532-3028-30L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5663.47113.551656724-3532-28W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3979.33130.041659815-4524-34L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7644.633--58446038-2238-22W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6751.5688.057350934-2733-24W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals6158.51314.552647429-3032-28L1Game Log
California Angels6059.50415.554757634-2726-32W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5366.44522.548659923-3430-32W1Game Log
Texas Rangers5265.44422.545052224-3428-31W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4673.38729.548958920-4026-33W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets7148.597--51541733-2738-21W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6654.5505.550947132-2734-27W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6356.5298.046943931-3032-26L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5859.49612.046647228-3029-30L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5266.44118.541946824-3428-32W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5267.43719.046153421-3830-30L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6752.563--49944036-2431-28W2Game Log
Houston Astros6455.5383.049648128-3136-24L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6257.5215.052747928-3134-26L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6057.5136.047345629-3031-27W3Game Log
San Diego Padres5663.47111.041244823-3633-27W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4178.34526.044258321-4020-38L1Game Log

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