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Friday August 9,1985This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1985-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox6BoxRich BordiBruce Hurst(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Chicago White Sox7BoxRick WaitsBob JamesRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians4BoxJamie EasterlyGuillermo HernandezRich Thompson
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals4BoxBuddy BlackDave Stieb(none)
California Angels1Minnesota Twins6BoxFrank ViolaGeoff Zahn(none)
Oakland Athletics6Seattle Mariners4BoxDon SuttonMike MooreSteve Ontiveros
Baltimore Orioles2Texas Rangers5BoxCharlie HoughMike FlanaganDave J. Schmidt
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBob WelchTom Browning(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos7BoxBryn SmithRick ReuschelJeff Reardon
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets6BoxRoger McDowellWarren Brusstar(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJoaquin AndujarCharles HudsonJeff Lahti
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres6BoxDave DraveckyNolan RyanGene Walter
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres2BoxEric ShowMike ScottMark Thurmond
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants5BoxJeff DedmonDave LaPointBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1985-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1096940.633--52939513430-2439-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium523022.577
236New York Yankees1076047.5618.055843911924-3236-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I543717.685
3611Detroit Tigers1075750.53311.04724551729-2528-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium542727.500
4713Boston Red Sox1085751.52811.55014772425-3031-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park542430.444
5815Baltimore Orioles1065353.50014.55305082226-2827-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium553025.545
61121Milwaukee Brewers1054857.45719.0458499-4122-3126-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium562333.411
71425Cleveland Indians1073572.32733.0422541-11913-3822-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium552530.455
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels1076146.570--4564371927-2634-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium552926.527
248Kansas City Royals1065848.5472.54634194427-2631-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium563323.589
359Oakland Athletics1075849.5423.05194992024-2634-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum551936.345
4916Chicago White Sox1065353.5007.5453465-1225-3028-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park563224.571
51019Seattle Mariners1074958.45812.0460541-8120-3129-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome552530.455
61220Minnesota Twins1054857.45712.0467523-5619-3529-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome572928.509
71323Texas Rangers1074166.38320.0407497-9017-3724-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1066442.604--4503896129-2435-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium563422.607
223St. Louis Cardinals1056342.6000.547937510429-2634-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II573819.667
347Montreal Expos1086048.5565.03963831326-2634-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium532429.453
4714Chicago Cubs1065452.50910.0411418-724-3130-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field552332.418
5817Philadelphia Phillies1065056.47214.04414122919-3231-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium562531.446
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1053372.31430.5328463-13512-3821-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium562432.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1066244.585--4133852830-2332-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium563323.589
2510Cincinnati Reds1065749.5385.0442453-1128-2329-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium553223.582
3612San Diego Padres1095851.5325.54504074328-3030-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium532528.472
4918Houston Astros1095059.45913.5443463-2022-3428-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome533320.623
51022Atlanta Braves1064858.45314.0438478-4022-2726-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium561838.321
61124San Francisco Giants1084167.38022.0348413-6516-4125-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park542133.389