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Baseball on Wednesday, August 31, 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
Baltimore Orioles5California Angels7BoxBryan Harvey (6-4)Mark Williamson (4-6)BAL  J Traber (9)  CAL  J Ray (5)Dick Schofield (48.3)
Detroit Tigers9Chicago White Sox3BoxJack Morris (12-12)John Davis (2-5)NoneLou Whitaker (35.4)
Cleveland Indians0Kansas City Royals1BoxCharlie Leibrandt (10-11)Greg Swindell (14-13)NoneDanny Tartabull (9.8)
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDon August (8-6)Mike Flanagan (11-12)MIL  R Yount (11)B.J. Surhoff (13.9)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics7BoxStorm Davis (14-4)Mike Smithson (6-5)OAK  D Henderson (21), M McGwire (27)Mark McGwire (20.1)
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners1BoxRick Rhoden (8-10)Scott Bankhead (7-9)NoneDave Winfield (20.5)
Minnesota Twins10Texas Rangers1BoxFrank Viola (20-6)Paul Kilgus (11-12)MIN  K Puckett 2 (21)Tom Herr (16.3)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves4BoxScott Terry (6-3)Pete Smith (7-13)ATL  D Murphy (23)  SLN  T Brunansky (21)Tony Pena (28.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Cincinnati Reds4BoxNorm Charlton (1-2)Jim Gott (6-5)CIN  K Daniels (14)Kal Daniels (23.6)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros1BoxRick Sutcliffe (11-11)Jim Deshaies (9-11)CHN  R Sutcliffe (1)Rick Sutcliffe (18.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Montreal Expos4BoxJeff Parrett (11-3)Alejandro Pena (5-6)NoneMickey Hatcher (29.2)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets3BoxAndy Hawkins (13-10)Terry Leach (6-2)NoneTerry Leach (29.2)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxScott Garrelts (5-7)Bruce Ruffin (6-10)PHI  P Bradley (9)Lance Parrish (21.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7557.568--59552433-3442-23W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7359.5532.066858128-3645-23L3Game Log
New York Yankees6962.5275.564362132-3237-30W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6967.5078.056753028-3741-30W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6568.48910.561257634-3531-33L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6469.48111.557461929-3935-30L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4686.34829.046965517-4929-37L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics8450.627--65551741-2743-23W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins7458.5619.063956237-3137-27W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals7062.53013.059252432-3338-29W1Game Log
California Angels6865.51115.562063537-3231-33W1Game Log
Texas Rangers6071.45822.551959627-3633-35L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5875.43625.553566024-4034-35L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5480.40330.056265025-4429-36L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets7854.591--55144636-3142-23L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7162.5347.553750734-3137-31L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6765.50811.052652533-3433-32W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6766.50411.550648533-3634-30W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6271.46616.548550829-3633-35W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5578.41423.549760222-4532-34L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7756.579--54647141-2536-31L1Game Log
Houston Astros7162.5346.053752032-3539-27L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7063.5267.057652030-3540-28W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6864.5158.552451032-3336-31W2Game Log
San Diego Padres6567.49211.545948526-3939-28W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4588.33832.047964423-4522-43L3Game Log

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