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Baseball on Thursday, August 20, 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
Baltimore Orioles4California Angels2BoxMark Williamson (7-8)DeWayne Buice (5-5)BAL  F Lynn 2 (19)Ron Washington (33.4)
Milwaukee Brewers14Cleveland Indians2BoxTeddy Higuera (12-9)Ken Schrom (5-10)MIL  G Brock (12), R Deer (26)Juan Castillo (14.8)
Minnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers8BoxDoyle Alexander (6-10)Joe Niekro (6-9)DET  P Sheridan (6)Pat Sheridan (11.5)
Toronto Blue Jays7Oakland Athletics6BoxGary Lavelle (2-3)Greg Cadaret (2-1)OAK  M Tettleton (6)  TOR  J Barfield (26)Jose Canseco (63.6)
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners4BoxJerry Reed (1-1)Brad Arnsberg (1-3)NYA  R Kittle (10), M Pagliarulo 2 (28)  SEA  M Brantley (6), A Davis (20)Alvin Davis (75.3)
Chicago White Sox1Texas Rangers5BoxJose Guzman (10-11)Richard Dotson (10-9)NonePete Incaviglia (22.5)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves13BoxJim Acker (1-5)Jamie Moyer (10-10)ATL  D Murphy (33), G Roenicke 2 (8)  CHN  A Dawson 2 (38)Andre Dawson (20.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds5BoxTed Power (10-7)Mike Dunne (7-5)CIN  D Parker (22)  PIT  B Bonds (21)Buddy Bell (41.7)
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros5BoxRocky Childress (1-1)Ken Dayley (7-4)HOU  B Doran (15)  SLN  J Clark (33)Bill Doran (69.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Montreal Expos2BoxFernando Valenzuela (10-11)Neal Heaton (12-5)LAN  K Landreaux (6)Tracy Woodson (24.7)
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets7BoxDavid Cone (3-2)Kelly Downs (9-8)NYN  B Lyons (3), K McReynolds (23)Barry Lyons (44.2)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies10BoxFreddie Toliver (1-0)Eric Show (6-15)PHI  C James (16)Chris James (19.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers7147.602--67853932-2539-22W5Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays7249.5951.563250535-2837-21W1Game Log
New York Yankees6952.5703.561355631-3338-19L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6457.5298.565764732-3132-26W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5763.47515.063562920-4137-22L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5665.46316.557462632-3024-35W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians4675.38026.553172520-3926-36L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins6657.537--61162224-3942-18L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics6160.5044.063058229-3032-30L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6060.5004.551450225-3735-23W1Game Log
California Angels6062.4925.557860130-2830-34L3Game Log
Texas Rangers5763.4757.564865324-3433-29W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5764.4718.055562725-3232-32W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4971.40815.553958126-3323-38L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals7050.583--63653938-2732-23L5Game Log
New York Mets6853.5622.562054030-2938-24W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6753.5583.056655029-2638-27L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6357.5257.056657729-3034-27W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6160.5049.556959829-3332-27L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5368.43817.552858323-3930-29L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6359.516--57453131-3132-28L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6359.516--60858731-3032-29W1Game Log
Houston Astros6259.5120.550449224-3538-24W7Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5466.4508.047551723-3731-29W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5269.43010.557161422-3830-31W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4972.40513.550959821-4028-32L2Game Log

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