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Baseball on Friday, August 23, 1985

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 Twins5Boston Red Sox2BoxFrank Viola (13-10)Tim Lollar (5-8)BOS  D Evans (15)Kirby Puckett (36.9)
Detroit Tigers6California Angels7BoxLuis Sanchez (2-0)Guillermo Hernandez (7-9)CAL  B Downing (17)  DET  K Gibson (23), L Parrish (20)Gary Pettis (59.3)
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox3Box G1Tom Filer (7-0)Britt Burns (13-8)CHA  H Baines (10)Jesse Barfield (28.1)
Toronto Blue Jays10Chicago White Sox3Box G2Jim Acker (6-2)Gene Nelson (7-8)TOR  G Bell (24), W Upshaw (13)Lloyd Moseby (24.9)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians10BoxCurt Wardle (5-5)Jaime Cocanower (3-3)NoneJulio Franco (21.4)
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals3BoxDave J. Schmidt (5-3)Dan Quisenberry (6-8)KCA  G Brett (18)  TEX  O McDowell (13)Oddibe McDowell (52.2)
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics2BoxMike Boddicker (11-13)Jay Howell (9-5)BAL  M Young (21)Jim Dwyer (49.6)
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners1BoxPhil Niekro (12-9)Bill Swift (4-7)NYA  M Pagliarulo (15), D Winfield (21)Mike Pagliarulo (16.7)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves2BoxJoaquin Andujar (20-7)Craig McMurtry (0-3)SLN  A Van Slyke (10)Willie McGee (19.7)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJohn Franco (11-1)Lary Sorensen (3-5)NoneRon Oester (22.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Montreal Expos4BoxOrel Hershiser (13-3)Tim Burke (8-2)LAN  M Duncan (5), P Guerrero (30)Pedro Guerrero (51.9)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets1Box G1Mark Thurmond (5-7)Rick Aguilera (6-5)SDN  S Garvey (15), G Nettles (14)Mark Thurmond (25.3)
San Diego Padres3New York Mets0Box G2Roy Lee Jackson (2-2)Sid Fernandez (5-7)SDN  S Garvey (16), C Martinez (15)Steve Garvey (27.2)
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAtlee Hammaker (4-10)John Denny (8-10)SFN  C Brown (13)Luis Aguayo (22.3)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBill Dawley (2-2)Pat Clements (5-1)NoneKevin Bass (34.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Toronto Blue Jays7646.623--58844336-2840-18W2Game Log
New York Yankees7149.5924.063749131-3440-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6556.53710.553050834-3031-26L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6356.52911.562156130-3033-26W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5962.48816.555453625-3433-29L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5563.46619.051155923-3332-30L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4179.34234.048560215-4326-36W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7052.574--54150931-2939-23W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals6653.5552.551147333-2933-24L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6359.5167.058157528-3335-26L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5862.48311.051354127-3231-30L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners5765.46713.053661522-3335-32L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5466.45015.052259420-3834-28W1Game Log
Texas Rangers4575.37524.045157420-4225-33W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals7346.613--55143334-2839-18W3Game Log
New York Mets7348.6031.050243531-2642-22L2Game Log
Montreal Expos6755.5497.545344631-2836-27L5Game Log
Chicago Cubs5960.49614.046949427-3432-26L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5565.45818.550448922-3633-29L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3781.31435.537651512-4425-37L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7247.605--47041534-2638-21W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6755.5496.549443633-3034-25W5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6356.5299.048649433-3030-26W1Game Log
Houston Astros5664.46716.549550626-3530-29W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5069.42022.047653724-3426-35L4Game Log
San Francisco Giants4773.39225.538345918-4329-30W1Game Log

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