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Saturday August 17,1985This 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 1985-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles9BoxScott McGregorBurt Hooton(none)
Oakland Athletics5California Angels9BoxMike WittChris CodiroliJim Slaton
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers7BoxFrank TananaCurt WardleRandy O'Neal
Chicago White Sox12Milwaukee Brewers7BoxDan SpillnerJaime Cocanower(none)
Seattle Mariners0Minnesota Twins2BoxBert BlylevenFrank Wills(none)
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees3BoxRon GuidryAl NipperBrian Fisher
Kansas City Royals4Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDanny JacksonDoyle AlexanderDan Quisenberry
Philadelphia Phillies10Chicago Cubs4BoxJohn DennyLary Sorensen(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Houston Astros0BoxTom BrowningJoe Niekro(none)
New York Mets4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxSid FernandezLee TunnellRoger McDowell
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants5BoxScott GarreltsCarlos Diaz(none)
Montreal Expos5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTim BurkeBill CampbellGary Lucas

Standings as of 1985-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1167244.621--55441913533-2639-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium452718.600
225New York Yankees1146648.5795.060146513628-3338-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I473116.660
359Detroit Tigers1156253.5399.55074911632-2730-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium462224.478
4611Baltimore Orioles1146054.52611.05915415028-2832-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium472324.489
5814Boston Red Sox1155857.50413.55335092425-3232-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park472324.489
61221Milwaukee Brewers1135261.46018.5492536-4423-3229-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium481929.396
71425Cleveland Indians1153877.33033.5463585-12215-4223-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium472225.468
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1166749.578--5084723631-2936-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium462323.500
248Kansas City Royals1136350.5582.54904523831-2732-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium492821.571
3713Oakland Athletics1166155.5266.05635481527-3234-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum461630.348
4915Chicago White Sox1145658.49110.0493511-1826-3230-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park482919.604
51018Seattle Mariners1175463.46213.5512596-8421-3333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome452025.444
61119Minnesota Twins1155362.46113.5510575-6519-3534-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome472423.511
71324Texas Rangers1154273.36524.5433550-11717-4025-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium462026.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets1147044.614--4884187030-2540-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium482820.583
212St. Louis Cardinals1147044.614--52940312631-2739-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II483117.646
347Montreal Expos1166650.5695.04414221930-2836-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium451827.400
4716Chicago Cubs1145658.49114.0445473-2824-3332-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field472126.447
5920Philadelphia Phillies1155362.46117.54824602221-3632-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium472225.468
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1133479.30135.5358502-14412-4422-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium482325.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1146945.605--4413974431-2438-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482622.542
2510San Diego Padres1156154.5308.54704264428-3033-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium472225.468
3612Cincinnati Reds1146054.5269.0464476-1231-2829-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium472918.617
4817Houston Astros1155461.47015.5468487-1925-3529-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome472918.617
51022Atlanta Braves1134964.43419.5458509-5123-3326-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium491732.347
61123San Francisco Giants1154471.38325.5374445-7116-4128-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park471829.383