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Saturday, August 17,1985

Saturday, August 17,1985

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Texas Rangers 2 Baltimore Orioles 9 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Scott McGregor Burt Hooton -- 30,269 2:46
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Oakland Athletics 5 California Angels 9 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Mike Witt Chris Codiroli Jim Slaton 48,545 3:00
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Cleveland Indians 5 Detroit Tigers 7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Frank Tanana Curt Wardle Randy O'Neal 32,723 2:38
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Chicago White Sox 12 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Dan Spillner Jaime Cocanower -- 33,467 3:10
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Seattle Mariners 0 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bert Blyleven Frank Wills -- 15,665 2:17
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Boston Red Sox 1 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Al Nipper Brian Fisher 40,179 2:57
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Kansas City Royals 4 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Danny Jackson Doyle Alexander Dan Quisenberry 42,313 2:21
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Philadelphia Phillies 10 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field John Denny Lary Sorensen -- 31,421 2:27
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Cincinnati Reds 8 Houston Astros 0 box | pbp Astrodome Tom Browning Joe Niekro -- 22,703 2:07
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 New York Mets 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Sid Fernandez Lee Tunnell Roger McDowell 10,200 2:30
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Scott Garrelts Carlos Diaz -- 18,791 2:52
1985 reg season 1985-08-17 Montreal Expos 5 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tim Burke Bill Campbell Gary Lucas 45,093 2:55
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 116 72 44 .621 0.0 554 419 135 L2 33-26 39-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1985 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 114 66 48 .579 5.0 601 465 136 W3 28-33 38-15 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1985 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 115 62 53 .539 9.5 507 491 16 W2 32-27 30-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1985 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 11.0 591 541 50 W5 28-28 32-26 4 6 11 -- dnq
1985 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 115 58 57 .504 13.5 533 509 24 L2 25-32 32-26 5 8 14 -- dnq
1985 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 113 52 61 .460 18.5 492 536 -44 L1 23-32 29-29 6 12 21 -- dnq
1985 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 115 38 77 .330 33.5 463 585 -122 L2 15-42 23-35 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 AL West California Angels franchise | log 116 67 49 .578 0.0 508 472 36 W2 31-29 36-20 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1985 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 113 63 50 .558 2.5 490 452 38 W2 31-27 32-23 2 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1985 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 116 61 55 .526 6.0 563 548 15 L2 27-32 34-23 3 7 13 -- dnq
1985 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 10.0 493 511 -18 W1 26-32 30-26 4 9 15 -- dnq
1985 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 117 54 63 .462 13.5 512 596 -84 L1 21-33 33-30 5 10 18 -- dnq
1985 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 13.5 510 575 -65 W1 19-35 34-27 6 11 19 -- dnq
1985 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 115 42 73 .365 24.5 433 550 -117 L5 17-40 25-33 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 114 70 44 .614 0.0 488 418 70 W1 30-25 40-19 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1985 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 114 70 44 .614 0.0 529 403 126 L1 31-27 39-17 2 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1985 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 116 66 50 .569 5.0 441 422 19 W1 30-28 36-22 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1985 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 14.0 445 473 -28 L1 24-33 32-25 4 7 16 -- dnq
1985 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 17.5 482 460 22 W1 21-36 32-26 5 9 20 -- dnq
1985 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 113 34 79 .301 35.5 358 502 -144 L1 12-44 22-35 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 114 69 45 .605 0.0 441 397 44 L1 31-24 38-21 1 3 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1985 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 8.5 470 426 44 W1 28-30 33-24 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1985 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 9.0 464 476 -12 W1 31-28 29-26 3 6 12 -- dnq
1985 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 115 54 61 .470 15.5 468 487 -19 L1 25-35 29-26 4 8 17 -- dnq
1985 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 113 49 64 .434 19.5 458 509 -51 L5 23-33 26-31 5 10 22 -- dnq
1985 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 115 44 71 .383 25.5 374 445 -71 W1 16-41 28-30 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)