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Baseball on Wednesday, August 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
Oakland Athletics10Baltimore Orioles4BoxCurt Young (7-7)Doug Sisk (3-3)OAK  J Canseco (32), M McGwire (23)Jose Canseco (21.9)
Seattle Mariners2Boston Red Sox7BoxBruce Hurst (14-4)Bill Swift (6-10)BOS  E Burks (14), R Gedman (6)  SEA  S Balboni (18)Marty Barrett (14.1)
Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox5BoxJerry Reuss (9-7)Jim Clancy (6-13)CHA  C Fisk 2 (13)Carlton Fisk (24.4)
Milwaukee Brewers7Cleveland Indians11BoxJohn Farrell (13-7)Mike Birkbeck (8-6)CLE  J Carter 2 (22), C Snyder (22)Paul Zuvella (35.6)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers1BoxAllan Anderson (11-7)Doyle Alexander (11-8)DET  M Heath (5)  MIN  D Gladden (8)Dan Gladden (35.8)
Texas Rangers6Kansas City Royals9BoxJeff Montgomery (6-2)Jose Guzman (10-10)TEX  S Buechele (13), P O'Brien (11)Danny Tartabull (27.4)
California Angels7New York Yankees11BoxScott Nielsen (1-0)Stew Cliburn (4-2)CAL  J Howell (13), W Joyner (10)  NYA  M Pagliarulo (11), D Winfield (22)Claudell Washington (28.8)
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds0BoxRick Sutcliffe (10-10)Jack Armstrong (2-6)CHN  M Grace (6)Mitch Webster (13.4)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJohn Tudor (7-5)Mike Maddux (3-3)LAN  J Shelby (6)John Shelby (21.8)
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDave LaPoint (11-11)Tom Glavine (4-14)NoneJose Lind (20.5)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres4BoxDennis Rasmussen (12-7)Bryn Smith (8-7)NoneTony Gwynn (19.9)
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants4BoxRick Reuschel (16-6)David Cone (12-3)SFN  R Thompson (5)Mike Aldrete (22.8)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDave Meads (2-0)Joe Magrane (2-7)NoneKen Caminiti (28.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6950.580--54046331-2738-23L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox6752.5632.060952726-3241-20W1Game Log
New York Yankees6551.5602.559552031-2634-25W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6161.5009.549946826-3535-26L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6061.49610.056252032-3128-30L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5763.47512.552757424-3533-28W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3980.32830.042060815-4524-35L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7744.636--59446439-2238-22W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6851.5718.057551035-2733-24W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals6258.51714.553548029-3033-28W1Game Log
California Angels6060.50016.555458734-2826-32L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5466.45022.549160023-3431-32W2Game Log
Texas Rangers5266.44123.545653124-3528-31L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4674.38330.549159620-4126-33L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets7149.592--51542133-2838-21L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6754.5544.551147232-2735-27W2Game Log
Montreal Expos6357.5258.047144331-3132-26L4Game Log
Chicago Cubs5959.50011.047147229-3029-30W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5267.43718.541946924-3428-33L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5268.43319.046354121-3930-30L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6852.567--50644236-2432-28W3Game Log
Houston Astros6555.5423.049748129-3136-24W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6357.5255.053147928-3135-26W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6058.5087.047346129-3031-28L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5763.47511.041645023-3634-27W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves4179.34227.044358521-4120-38L2Game Log

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