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Baseball on Friday, August 21, 1987

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
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox11BoxRoger Clemens (13-7)Frank Viola (14-8)BOS  E Burks (19)  MIN  T Brunansky (26)Mike Greenwell (12.8)
Toronto Blue Jays1California Angels3BoxJerry Reuss (4-6)Phil Niekro (7-13)CAL  T Armas (1), D White (21)Devon White (18.1)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians12Box G1Jamie Easterly (1-0)Dan Petry (7-6)CLE  A Allanson (2), C Snyder (29)Andy Allanson (26.3)
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians8Box G2John Farrell (2-0)Frank Tanana (13-8)CLE  J Franco (7), P Tabler (9)  DET  J Morrison (12)Carmen Castillo (24.2)
Kansas City Royals0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxLen Barker (2-0)Danny Jackson (6-15)NoneRob Deer (26.3)
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics6BoxSteve Ontiveros (7-6)Ron Guidry (3-8)NYA  D Mattingly (23), B Meacham (4), M Pagliarulo (29)  OAK  A Griffin (3)Mark McGwire (12.5)
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners3BoxMike Moore (6-15)Mike Flanagan (2-6)BAL  J Dwyer (13)  SEA  P Bradley (12), J Moses (3)Jim Dwyer (11.9)
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers1BoxBill Long (7-6)Paul Kilgus (2-5)NoneGreg Walker (20.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves5BoxZane Smith (13-7)John Smiley (3-4)ATL  D Murphy (34)  PIT  B Bonds (22), D Coles (5)Barry Bonds (21.7)
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs7BoxFrank DiPino (3-2)Jim Deshaies (10-5)CHN  J Davis (17), A Dawson 2 (40), B Dernier (6)  HOU  B Doran (16)Andre Dawson (27.9)
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds1BoxJohn Tudor (4-2)Guy Hoffman (8-9)SLN  J Lindeman (7)Jim Lindeman (17.6)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos3BoxDave Dravecky (7-9)Dennis Martinez (7-2)MON  M Webster (11)  SFN  J Leonard (17)Jeff Leonard (22.4)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets2BoxJimmy Jones (6-4)Ron Darling (10-8)SDN  J Kruk (16)Benito Santiago (13.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies2Box G1Kent Tekulve (6-4)Matt Young (5-7)NoneMike Schmidt (29.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies7Box G2Shane Rawley (16-5)Tim Leary (3-9)NoneMilt Thompson (38.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7149.592--68555932-2739-22L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays7250.5901.063350835-2937-21L1Game Log
New York Yankees6953.5663.061756231-3438-19L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6557.5337.066064732-3133-26W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5863.47913.564663220-4138-22W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5666.45916.057662932-3124-35L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4875.39024.555173220-3928-36W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins6658.532--61463324-4042-18L4Game Log
Oakland Athletics6260.5083.063658629-3033-30W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6061.4964.551450525-3835-23L1Game Log
California Angels6162.4964.558160230-2831-34W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5864.4757.055862925-3233-32W2Game Log
Texas Rangers5764.4717.564965824-3433-30L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5071.41314.554458227-3323-38W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals7150.587--63854039-2732-23W1Game Log
New York Mets6854.5573.562254630-2938-25L1Game Log
Montreal Expos6754.5544.056955629-2638-28L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6557.5336.557558129-3036-27W4Game Log
Chicago Cubs6260.5089.557660329-3333-27W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5369.43418.553258823-4030-29L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6459.520--58053432-3132-28W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6360.5121.060958931-3032-30L1Game Log
Houston Astros6260.5081.550949924-3638-24L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5468.4439.547952623-3931-29L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5369.43410.557661822-3831-31W2Game Log
San Diego Padres5072.41013.551560022-4028-32W1Game Log

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