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Friday, September 23,1988

Friday, September 23,1988

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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  • 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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Detroit Tigers  4  Baltimore Orioles  5  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Tom Niedenfuer Walt Terrell -- 24,792 2:56
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Minnesota Twins  7  California Angels  1  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Roy Smith Chuck Finley -- 23,902 3:13
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Kansas City Royals  0  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jerry Reuss Bret Saberhagen Bobby Thigpen 11,548 2:36
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Toronto Blue Jays  4  Cleveland Indians  2  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jimmy Key Greg Swindell Tom Henke 7,995 2:58
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Oakland Athletics  9  Milwaukee Brewers  8  box | pbp County Stadium Gene Nelson Chris Bosio Todd Burns 24,163 5:04
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Boston Red Sox  10  New York Yankees  9  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dennis Lamp Dale Mohorcic Lee Smith 51,511 3:53
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Seattle Mariners  2  Texas Rangers  3  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Charlie Hough Mike Schooler -- 11,143 3:01
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Cincinnati Reds  5  Atlanta Braves  4  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Randy St. Claire John Smoltz John Franco 10,223 2:44
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Montreal Expos  3  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jeff Parrett Kent Tekulve Tim Burke 13,386 3:16
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Chicago Cubs  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jamie Moyer Bob Kipper -- 19,552 3:16
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Houston Astros  3  San Diego Padres  4  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dave Leiper Danny Darwin -- 9,929 3:00
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 Los Angeles Dodgers  3  San Francisco Giants  0  box | pbp Candlestick Park Orel Hershiser Atlee Hammaker -- 22,341 2:38
1988 reg season Sep 23,1988 New York Mets  1  St. Louis Cardinals  2  box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Costello Dwight Gooden -- 33,290 2:03
13 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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 153 87 66 .569 0.0 774 646 128 W1 34-41 53-25 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 155 83 72 .535 5.0 657 587 70 L1 39-39 44-33 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 152 81 71 .533 5.5 742 714 28 L1 36-38 45-33 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 154 82 72 .532 5.5 670 632 38 L1 35-41 47-31 4 6 10 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 154 80 74 .519 7.5 712 660 52 W2 38-38 42-36 5 8 13 -- dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 153 72 81 .471 15.0 640 700 -60 L3 34-47 38-34 6 10 20 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 152 53 99 .349 33.5 531 745 -214 W1 20-58 33-41 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 154 99 55 .643 0.0 768 596 172 W6 47-29 52-26 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 154 85 69 .552 14.0 720 645 75 W2 42-37 43-32 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 153 80 73 .523 18.5 673 614 59 L1 39-40 41-33 3 7 11 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 155 75 80 .484 24.5 690 731 -41 L5 40-36 35-44 4 9 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 152 67 85 .441 31.0 601 698 -97 W1 29-44 38-41 5 11 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 152 66 86 .434 32.0 598 725 -127 W2 29-47 37-39 6 12 22 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 153 63 90 .412 35.5 626 709 -83 L2 28-48 35-42 7 13 23 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 152 94 58 .618 0.0 646 496 150 L1 41-34 53-24 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 152 82 70 .539 12.0 617 573 44 L1 41-35 41-35 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 154 77 77 .500 18.0 602 562 40 W3 37-43 40-34 3 7 15 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 154 74 80 .481 21.0 549 588 -39 W1 33-42 41-38 4 9 18 -- dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 154 73 81 .474 22.0 614 653 -39 W1 35-40 37-42 5 10 19 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 154 61 93 .396 34.0 563 703 -140 L4 25-53 35-41 6 11 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 154 90 64 .584 0.0 605 521 84 W1 47-29 43-35 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 153 82 71 .536 7.5 617 569 48 W5 39-37 43-34 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 154 80 74 .519 10.0 600 593 7 L1 36-40 44-34 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 154 79 75 .513 11.0 645 602 43 L3 37-41 42-34 4 6 14 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 153 76 77 .497 13.5 554 569 -15 W2 33-44 43-33 5 8 16 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 152 52 100 .342 37.0 532 715 -183 L4 25-53 27-47 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)