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Baseball on Tuesday, August 23, 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
California Angels2Boston Red Sox10BoxMike Boddicker (10-14)Chuck Finley (7-12)BOS  T Benzinger (12), R Gedman (7), J Rice (10)Wade Boggs (47.0)
Cleveland Indians6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRich Yett (8-4)Bill Wegman (10-11)NoneTerry Francona (10.3)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins7BoxJeff Reardon (1-4)Mike Henneman (6-3)DET  D Bergman (5)  MIN  R Bush (13), K Hrbek 2 (24)Gene Larkin (49.8)
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees5BoxDave Righetti (5-3)Greg Cadaret (4-2)NYA  D Slaught (8)Don Slaught (26.9)
Kansas City Royals11Texas Rangers7BoxSteve Farr (4-2)Dale Mohorcic (2-6)KCA  B Jackson (20)Kevin Seitzer (34.5)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJim Clancy (7-13)Melido Perez (11-8)TOR  J Barfield (14), F McGriff (29), E Whitt (10)Fred McGriff (24.7)
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs9BoxJamie Moyer (7-12)Danny Darwin (6-10)CHN  D Berryhill (5), A Dawson (20)  HOU  J Pankovits (2)Vance Law (20.8)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDavid Cone (13-3)Ramon Martinez (0-1)NoneMookie Wilson (22.3)
Cincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDave LaPoint (12-11)Norm Charlton (0-2)PIT  A Van Slyke (22)Jose Lind (15.1)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres9BoxEd Whitson (11-8)Kevin Gross (11-10)PHI  C James (16)  SDN  J Kruk (9), C Martinez 2 (10)Keith Moreland (20.2)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1BoxAndy McGaffigan (5-0)Scott Garrelts (3-7)SFN  W Clark (25)Will Clark (32.7)
Atlanta Braves0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob Forsch (8-4)John Smoltz (1-4)SLN  T Brunansky (20)Tom Brunansky (30.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7352.584--56348631-2942-23L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox7154.5682.064455326-3245-22W2Game Log
New York Yankees6756.5455.061656231-2636-30W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6363.50010.558854432-3131-32W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6464.50010.553049428-3736-27L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6066.47613.554759525-3635-30W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4282.33930.544162215-4527-37L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7948.622--62449941-2638-22L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7154.5687.060552935-2736-27W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals6560.52013.056050332-3233-28W1Game Log
California Angels6264.49216.557161236-3226-32L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5668.45221.548656327-3629-32L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5472.42924.550563123-4031-32L6Game Log
Seattle Mariners5175.40527.552661325-4226-33W4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets7352.584--53043135-3138-21W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6957.5484.551748232-2737-30W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6462.5089.548246232-3632-26W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6262.50010.550150529-3132-32W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5669.44817.045048624-3432-35W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5373.42120.547957322-4430-30L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7254.571--52045836-2436-30L2Game Log
Houston Astros6858.5404.051850332-3436-24L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6858.5404.055549228-3140-27L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6361.5088.049548331-3332-28L1Game Log
San Diego Padres6164.48810.543946323-3638-28W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4382.34428.546060823-4420-38L1Game Log

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