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Tuesday August 20,1985This date in baseball
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Blake DeWitt celebrated a birthday on this date.
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.

1985 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1985-08-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox1BoxCharlie HoughBob Ojeda(none)
New York Yankees8California Angels5BoxRich BordiJim SlatonDave Righetti
Kansas City Royals1Chicago White Sox2BoxBob JamesDan Quisenberry(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians2BoxJimmy KeyRoy SmithTom Henke
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxTeddy HigueraSteve Howe(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics1BoxWalt TerrellTim BirtsasGuillermo Hernandez
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners4BoxMike MooreNate Snell(none)
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves2BoxRay FontenotBruce SutterLee Smith
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros17BoxMike ScottKurt Kepshire(none)
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos0BoxDave DraveckyBill GullicksonGene Walter
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets3BoxDwight GoodenJim Gott(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTom NiedenfuerKent TekulveRick Honeycutt
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRick ReuschelMario Soto(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1197445.622--57043213834-2740-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium422517.595
225New York Yankees1176948.5904.061947714229-3340-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I442816.636
359Detroit Tigers1186454.5429.55164942233-2831-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium432023.465
4611Baltimore Orioles1166155.52611.56035475628-2933-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium452223.489
5915Boston Red Sox1185860.49215.55415221925-3432-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park442321.523
61119Milwaukee Brewers1165462.46618.5503547-4423-3231-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium451728.378
71425Cleveland Indians1183979.33134.5470595-12515-4324-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium442123.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1196851.571--5214883331-2937-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium432221.512
248Kansas City Royals1166452.5522.54994653431-2933-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium462719.587
3713Oakland Athletics1196257.5216.05725601228-3334-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431528.349
4814Chicago White Sox1165858.5008.5503516-1327-3231-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park462719.587
51017Seattle Mariners1195663.47112.0523601-7822-3334-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome431825.419
61221Minnesota Twins1185365.44914.5515589-7419-3734-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome442420.545
71324Texas Rangers1174374.36824.0438560-12218-4125-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1177245.615--4924236931-2641-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium452619.578
223St. Louis Cardinals1167046.6031.553642611031-2839-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II463115.674
347Montreal Expos1196752.5636.04474291831-2836-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium421725.405
4716Chicago Cubs1165759.49114.5455484-2925-3332-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field452025.444
5920Philadelphia Phillies1175463.46218.04954702522-3632-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium452124.467
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1153679.31335.0366504-13812-4424-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium462125.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1167046.603--4474034432-2538-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462521.543
2510San Diego Padres1186355.5348.04764334329-3034-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium442024.455
3612Cincinnati Reds1166155.5269.0474482-832-2929-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium452817.622
4818Houston Astros1175562.47015.5488497-925-3530-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome452817.622
51022Atlanta Braves1165066.43120.0467519-5224-3426-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium461630.348
61123San Francisco Giants1174572.38525.5376449-7316-4229-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park451728.378

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry BowaSS39.257Signed as Free Agent by Mets.