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1988 MLB Season

1988 MLB Season

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AL MVP:
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AL Cy Young:
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AL Rookie:
NL Rookie:
AL Manager:
NL Manager:
teams:
26
Players:
Attendance:
52,992,872
Playoffs:
playoff teams:
BOS, LAN, NYN, OAK
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year lg division level rank lgrk mlbrank teamname links   g   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff home away attend. payroll gm manager ballpark playoffs
1988 AL East MLB 1 3 5 Boston Red Sox FR | ST | RO | DR 162 89 73 .549 0.0 813 689 124 36-45 53-28 2,464,851 15544592 Lou Gorman John McNamara, Joe Morgan Fenway Park Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East MLB 2 4 6 Detroit Tigers FR | ST | RO | DR 162 88 74 .543 1.0 703 658 45 38-43 50-31 2,081,162 15597071 Bill Lajoie Sparky Anderson Tiger Stadium dnq
1988 AL East MLB 4 6 9 Milwaukee Brewers FR | ST | RO | DR 162 87 75 .537 2.0 682 616 66 40-41 47-34 1,923,238 10214000 Harry Dalton Tom Trebelhorn County Stadium dnq
1988 AL East MLB 3 5 8 Toronto Blue Jays FR | ST | RO | DR 162 87 75 .537 2.0 763 680 83 42-39 45-36 2,595,175 11673725 Pat Gillick Jimy Williams Exhibition Stadium dnq
1988 AL East MLB 5 7 11 New York Yankees FR | ST | RO | DR 161 85 76 .528 3.5 772 748 24 39-42 46-34 2,633,701 18909152 Lou Piniella, Bob Quinn Lou Piniella, Billy Martin Yankee Stadium I dnq
1988 AL East MLB 6 9 17 Cleveland Indians FR | ST | RO | DR 162 78 84 .481 11.0 666 731 -65 34-47 44-37 1,411,610 7819500 Hank Peters Doc Edwards Cleveland Stadium dnq
1988 AL East MLB 7 14 26 Baltimore Orioles FR | ST | RO | DR 161 54 107 .335 34.5 550 789 -239 20-61 34-46 1,660,738 9995404 Roland Hemond Frank Robinson, Cal Ripken Memorial Stadium dnq
1988 AL West MLB 1 1 1 Oakland Athletics FR | ST | RO | DR 162 104 58 .642 0.0 800 620 180 50-31 54-27 2,287,335 11380183 Sandy Alderson Tony La Russa Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West MLB 2 2 4 Minnesota Twins FR | ST | RO | DR 162 91 71 .562 13.0 759 672 87 44-37 47-34 3,030,672 12154800 Andy MacPhail Tom Kelly Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome dnq
1988 AL West MLB 3 8 12 Kansas City Royals FR | ST | RO | DR 161 84 77 .522 19.5 704 648 56 40-41 44-36 2,350,181 11558873 John Schuerholz John Wathan Royals Stadium dnq
1988 AL West MLB 4 10 20 California Angels FR | ST | RO | DR 162 75 87 .463 29.0 714 771 -57 40-41 35-46 2,340,925 10932388 Mike Port Cookie Rojas, Moose Stubing Anaheim Stadium dnq
1988 AL West MLB 5 11 21 Chicago White Sox FR | ST | RO | DR 161 71 90 .441 32.5 631 757 -126 31-49 40-41 1,115,749 5906952 Larry Himes Jim Fregosi Comiskey Park dnq
1988 AL West MLB 6 12 22 Texas Rangers FR | ST | RO | DR 161 70 91 .435 33.5 637 735 -98 32-48 38-43 1,581,901 6008000 Tom Grieve Bobby Valentine Arlington Stadium dnq
1988 AL West MLB 7 13 23 Seattle Mariners FR | ST | RO | DR 161 68 93 .422 35.5 664 744 -80 31-49 37-44 1,022,398 6545950 Dick Balderson Jim Snyder, Dick Williams The Kingdome dnq
year lg division level rank lgrk mlbrank teamname links   g   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff home away attend. payroll gm manager ballpark playoffs
1988 NL East MLB 1 1 2 New York Mets FR | ST | RO | DR 160 100 60 .625 0.0 703 532 171 44-36 56-24 3,055,445 15502714 Frank Cashen Davey Johnson Shea Stadium Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East MLB 2 4 10 Pittsburgh Pirates FR | ST | RO | DR 160 85 75 .531 15.0 651 616 35 42-37 43-38 1,866,713 7627500 Syd Thrift Jim Leyland Three Rivers Stadium dnq
1988 NL East MLB 3 8 16 Montreal Expos FR | ST | RO | DR 162 81 81 .500 20.0 628 592 36 38-44 43-38 1,478,659 8852333 Bill Stoneman Buck Rodgers Olympic Stadium dnq
1988 NL East MLB 4 9 18 Chicago Cubs FR | ST | RO | DR 162 77 85 .475 24.0 660 694 -34 38-43 39-43 2,089,034 12339833 Jim Frey Don Zimmer Wrigley Field dnq
1988 NL East MLB 5 10 19 St. Louis Cardinals FR | ST | RO | DR 162 76 86 .469 25.0 578 633 -55 35-46 41-40 2,892,799 14000000 Dal Maxvill Whitey Herzog Busch Stadium II dnq
1988 NL East MLB 6 11 24 Philadelphia Phillies FR | ST | RO | DR 161 65 96 .404 35.5 597 734 -137 27-54 38-43 1,990,041 12998000 Woody Woodward Lee Elia, John Vukovich Veterans Stadium dnq
1988 NL West MLB 1 2 3 Los Angeles Dodgers FR | ST | RO | DR 161 94 67 .584 0.0 628 544 84 49-32 45-36 2,980,262 15462515 Fred Claire Tom Lasorda Dodger Stadium Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West MLB 2 3 7 Cincinnati Reds FR | ST | RO | DR 161 87 74 .540 7.0 641 596 45 42-39 45-35 2,072,528 8368833 Murray Cook Pete Rose, Tommy Helms Riverfront Stadium dnq
1988 NL West MLB 3 5 13 San Diego Padres FR | ST | RO | DR 161 83 78 .516 11.0 594 583 11 36-44 47-34 1,506,896 9878168 Jack McKeon Jack McKeon, Larry Bowa Jack Murphy Stadium dnq
1988 NL West MLB 4 6 14 San Francisco Giants FR | ST | RO | DR 162 83 79 .512 11.5 670 626 44 38-43 45-36 1,785,297 12188000 Al Rosen Roger Craig Candlestick Park dnq
1988 NL West MLB 5 7 15 Houston Astros FR | ST | RO | DR 162 82 80 .506 12.5 617 631 -14 38-43 44-37 1,933,505 13454667 Bill Wood Hal Lanier Astrodome dnq
1988 NL West MLB 6 12 25 Atlanta Braves FR | ST | RO | DR 160 54 106 .338 39.5 555 741 -186 26-55 28-51 848,089 9967167 Bobby Cox Russ Nixon, Chuck Tanner Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium dnq
26 record(s)