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Baseball on Tuesday, May 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 Athletics12Boston Red Sox7BoxSteve Ontiveros (2-1)Steve Ellsworth (1-5)OAK  M McGwire (11)Ron Hassey (13.1)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians6BoxRich Yett (3-2)Jack McDowell (2-4)CHA  D Boston (4), D Pasqua (4)  CLE  A Allanson (2)Andy Allanson (19.7)
Detroit Tigers8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxPaul Gibson (2-1)Juan Nieves (4-3)DET  C Lemon (1), L Salazar (5)  MIL  D Sveum (5)Gary Pettis (20.9)
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins6BoxJuan Berenguer (4-3)Gene Garber (0-1)KCA  K Stillwell (3), D Tartabull (6)Gary Gaetti (42.1)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees2BoxBill Swift (3-1)Richard Dotson (5-1)NYA  D Mattingly (3)  SEA  S Bradley (1), K Phelps (8)Scott Bradley (26.0)
Texas Rangers7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDale Mohorcic (2-0)Mark Eichhorn (0-3)TEX  P Incaviglia (9), L Parrish (5)  TOR  F McGriff (9)Kelly Gruber (69.5)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs0BoxScott Terry (2-1)Greg Maddux (6-3)NoneLuis Alicea (54.8)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick Mahler (3-4)Dennis Rasmussen (1-4)ATL  D Murphy (5), G Roenicke (1), A Thomas (2)Gary Roenicke (22.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros3BoxMike Scott (5-0)John Smiley (3-3)NoneMike LaValliere (19.5)
Montreal Expos6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxNeal Heaton (1-2)Fernando Valenzuela (3-4)LAN  K Gibson (7)Johnny Paredes (37.6)
New York Mets1San Diego Padres0BoxDavid Cone (5-0)Mark Davis (1-3)NoneKevin McReynolds (35.6)
Philadelphia Phillies8San Francisco Giants1BoxKevin Gross (4-1)Kelly Downs (1-4)NonePhil Bradley (15.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees2513.658--23315711-614-7L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians2314.6221.517214712-811-6W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2215.5952.517415512-710-8W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1916.5434.51641408-511-11L3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2017.5414.51661427-913-8L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1622.4219.01831789-117-11L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles531.13919.0992091-184-13L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2810.737--22515118-410-6W4Game Log
Texas Rangers1918.5148.51381547-912-9W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1818.5009.01571838-810-10L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1720.45910.515715610-117-9L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1619.45710.51551825-1111-8W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1723.42512.017922510-147-9W1Game Log
California Angels1423.37813.51641878-126-11L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets2511.694--17512914-811-3W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2315.6053.01681489-1014-5L4Game Log
Chicago Cubs1818.5007.015715412-116-7L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1819.4867.51531628-1010-9W2Game Log
Montreal Expos1620.4449.01391427-139-7W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1521.41710.01301457-147-8W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2113.618--16511610-511-8L1Game Log
Houston Astros2115.5831.01571176-815-7W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1919.5004.015615110-109-9L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1920.4874.51441628-811-12L2Game Log
San Diego Padres1324.3519.5921442-1211-12L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1124.31410.51191857-104-14W1Game Log

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