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Baseball on Saturday, September 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
New York Yankees1Boston Red Sox3BoxBruce Hurst (18-5)Charles Hudson (6-6)BOS  D Evans (16)Dwight Evans (10.5)
Texas Rangers7California Angels4BoxCharlie Hough (14-15)Terry Clark (6-5)TEX  O McDowell (5)Ruben Sierra (13.5)
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers7BoxDoyle Alexander (12-11)Gregg Olson (1-1)BAL  E Murray (27)  DET  C Lemon (13)Alan Trammell (27.0)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins3BoxAllan Anderson (14-9)Jerry Reuss (11-9)MIN  G Gaetti (28)Kirby Puckett (22.0)
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics3BoxEric Plunk (7-2)Tom Gordon (0-1)OAK  T Steinbach (8)Terry Steinbach (14.0)
Milwaukee Brewers0Seattle Mariners11BoxMike Moore (9-14)Mike Birkbeck (10-8)SEA  S Balboni (21), J Buhner (11)Steve Balboni (23.5)
Cleveland Indians12Toronto Blue Jays3BoxGreg Swindell (17-13)Jimmy Key (10-5)CLE  C Snyder (24)Cory Snyder (23.2)
San Diego Padres9Atlanta Braves4Box G1Eric Show (14-11)Pete Smith (7-14)ATL  T Blocker (2)  SDN  C Martinez (15)Roberto Alomar (22.4)
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves6Box G2Tom Glavine (7-16)Dennis Rasmussen (14-9)ATL  G Perry (7)Dale Murphy (20.9)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs6BoxJeff Pico (6-7)John Costello (4-2)CHN  D Jackson 2 (6)  SLN  T Brunansky (22)Darrin Jackson (27.4)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds3BoxJesse Orosco (3-2)Rob Murphy (0-6)CIN  K Daniels (18)Eric Davis (34.0)
San Francisco Giants4Houston Astros2BoxRick Reuschel (19-8)Jim Deshaies (10-13)SFN  J Uribe (3)Will Clark (12.1)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets6BoxRon Darling (15-9)Bryn Smith (11-10)MON  D Martinez 2 (6)  NYN  L Dykstra (7), K McReynolds (23)Dave Martinez (27.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDoug Drabek (15-6)Don Carman (10-12)PHI  V Hayes (6)  PIT  B Bonilla (22)Bobby Bonilla (29.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox8464.568--73862532-3952-25W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers7969.5345.065061434-4045-29W2Game Log
New York Yankees7869.5315.571669036-3742-32L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7971.5276.061956635-3944-32L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays7673.5108.569664137-3839-35L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7177.48013.063168333-4438-33W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5195.34932.051572119-5532-40L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics9455.631--73357746-2948-26W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins8365.56110.569361140-3443-31W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals7969.53414.565659038-3641-33L1Game Log
California Angels7475.49720.067169340-3634-39L1Game Log
Texas Rangers6582.44228.058567629-4336-39W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6285.42231.057471226-4636-39L5Game Log
Seattle Mariners6187.41232.560368128-4733-40W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets9057.612--62748341-3349-24W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7968.53711.059455738-3441-34W2Game Log
Montreal Expos7475.49717.057554434-4140-34L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7277.48319.053756832-4240-35L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7178.47720.059462434-4036-39W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6089.40331.054768225-5034-40L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8562.578--58050243-2942-33W1Game Log
Houston Astros7870.5277.559057036-3942-31L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7770.5248.059055738-3739-33L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7771.5208.562358035-3842-33W5Game Log
San Diego Padres7373.50011.552253331-4042-33L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5096.34234.551269125-5125-45W1Game Log

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