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Wednesday August 21,1985This 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 1985-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Boston Red Sox3BoxJeff RussellOil Can BoydGreg Harris
New York Yankees13California Angels10BoxDave RighettiDonnie Moore(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox1BoxCharlie LeibrandtFloyd BannisterDan Quisenberry
Toronto Blue Jays2Cleveland Indians5BoxNeal HeatonDoyle Alexander(none)
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRay BurrisSteve Howe(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics4BoxSteve MuraGuillermo Hernandez(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Seattle Mariners8BoxDennis MartinezJim BeattieDon Aase
Chicago Cubs9Atlanta Braves5BoxWarren BrusstarGene GarberLee Smith
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros4BoxJeff LahtiDave Smith(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos2BoxEric ShowBill Laskey(none)
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets2BoxDave LaPointRoger McDowellScott Garrelts
Los Angeles Dodgers15Philadelphia Phillies6BoxFernando ValenzuelaJerry Koosman(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTom BrowningBob WalkJohn Franco

Standings as of 1985-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1207446.617--57243713534-2840-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium412516.610
225New York Yankees1187048.5933.063248714530-3340-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I432716.628
359Detroit Tigers1196455.5389.55194982133-2931-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium422022.476
4611Baltimore Orioles1176255.53010.56145555929-2933-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442123.477
5916Boston Red Sox1195861.48715.55445271725-3432-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park432320.535
61017Milwaukee Brewers1175562.47017.5506549-4323-3232-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium441628.364
71425Cleveland Indians1194079.33633.5475597-12215-4325-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium432023.465
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1206852.567--5315013031-2937-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium422220.524
248Kansas City Royals1176552.5561.55014663532-2933-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium452619.578
3713Oakland Athletics1206357.5255.05765631328-3335-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421428.333
4814Chicago White Sox1175859.4968.5504518-1427-3231-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park452718.600
51118Seattle Mariners1205664.46712.0531612-8122-3334-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome421824.429
61221Minnesota Twins1195366.44514.5517592-7519-3834-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432419.558
71324Texas Rangers1184474.37323.0443563-12019-4125-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium431825.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1187246.610--4944266831-2641-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium442618.591
223St. Louis Cardinals1177146.6070.554343011332-2839-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II453015.667
347Montreal Expos1206753.5586.04494351431-2836-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium411724.415
4715Chicago Cubs1175859.49613.5464489-2526-3332-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field441925.432
5920Philadelphia Phillies1185464.45818.05014851622-3632-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium442123.477
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1163680.31035.0371512-14112-4424-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium452124.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1177146.607--4624095333-2538-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452421.533
2510San Diego Padres1196455.5388.04824354730-3034-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium431924.442
3612Cincinnati Reds1176255.5309.0482487-533-2929-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium442717.614
4819Houston Astros1185563.46616.5492504-1225-3530-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome442816.636
51022Atlanta Braves1175067.42721.0472528-5624-3426-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium451629.356
61123San Francisco Giants1184672.39025.5379451-7217-4229-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park441628.364