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Friday August 23,1985This 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 1985-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox2BoxFrank ViolaTim Lollar(none)
Detroit Tigers6California Angels7BoxLuis SanchezGuillermo Hernandez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox3BoxTom FilerBritt BurnsTom Henke
Toronto Blue Jays10Chicago White Sox3BoxJim AckerGene Nelson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians10BoxCurt WardleJaime CocanowerVern Ruhle
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals3BoxDave J. SchmidtDan Quisenberry(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics2BoxMike BoddickerJay Howell(none)
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners1BoxPhil NiekroBill SwiftNeil Allen
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves2BoxJoaquin AndujarCraig McMurtryJeff Lahti
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJohn FrancoLary Sorensen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Montreal Expos4BoxOrel HershiserTim BurkeTom Niedenfuer
San Diego Padres6New York Mets1BoxMark ThurmondRick AguileraCraig Lefferts
San Diego Padres3New York Mets0BoxRoy Lee JacksonSid FernandezLance McCullers
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAtlee HammakerJohn DennyScott Garrelts
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBill DawleyPat ClementsFrank DiPino

Standings as of 1985-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1227646.623--58844314536-2840-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium392316.590
225New York Yankees1207149.5924.063749114631-3440-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I412615.634
3510Detroit Tigers1216556.53710.55305082234-3031-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium401921.475
4612Baltimore Orioles1196356.52911.56215616030-3033-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium422022.476
5815Boston Red Sox1215962.48816.55545361825-3433-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park412219.537
61119Milwaukee Brewers1185563.46619.0511559-4823-3332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium431627.372
71425Cleveland Indians1204179.34234.0485602-11715-4326-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium421923.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1227052.574--5415093231-2939-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium402020.500
247Kansas City Royals1196653.5552.55114733833-2933-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium432518.581
3713Oakland Athletics1226359.5167.0581575628-3335-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401426.350
4916Chicago White Sox1205862.48311.0513541-2827-3231-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park422715.643
51017Seattle Mariners1225765.46713.0536615-7922-3335-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome401723.425
61221Minnesota Twins1205466.45015.0522594-7220-3834-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422319.548
71324Texas Rangers1204575.37524.0451574-12320-4225-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium411724.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1197346.613--55143311834-2839-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II432815.651
234New York Mets1217348.6031.05024356731-2642-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium412516.610
349Montreal Expos1226755.5497.5453446731-2836-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium391722.436
4714Chicago Cubs1195960.49614.0469494-2527-3432-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field421824.429
5920Philadelphia Phillies1205565.45818.55044891522-3633-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium422022.476
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1183781.31435.5376515-13912-4425-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium432023.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1197247.605--4704155534-2638-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium432320.535
258San Diego Padres1226755.5496.54944365833-3034-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium401624.400
3611Cincinnati Reds1196356.5299.0486494-833-3030-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium422616.619
4818Houston Astros1205664.46716.5495506-1126-3530-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome422715.643
51022Atlanta Braves1195069.42022.0476537-6124-3426-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium431627.372
61123San Francisco Giants1204773.39225.5383459-7618-4329-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park421527.357


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe SambitoP33.056Released by Mets.