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Thursday August 29,1985This 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 1985-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners0Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike BoddickerBill Swift(none)
Texas Rangers5Chicago White Sox6BoxDan SpillnerDave J. Schmidt(none)
Boston Red Sox17Cleveland Indians2BoxBruce HurstRamon Romero(none)
Oakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers3BoxBill ScherrerSteve Mura(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees4BoxPhil NiekroKirk McCaskill(none)
Atlanta Braves9Chicago Cubs6BoxRick MahlerLary SorensenRick Camp
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds6BoxTom BrowningJose DeLeon(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon CarmanRick Honeycutt(none)
Montreal Expos8San Diego Padres5BoxBert RobergeGene WalterJeff Reardon
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants6BoxScott GarreltsTerry Leach(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1277948.622--61446015439-3040-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium342014.588
225New York Yankees1257451.5924.065550515033-3641-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I362313.639
359Detroit Tigers1266858.54010.55545252936-3232-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium351619.457
4611Baltimore Orioles1246658.53211.56565847232-3234-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium371720.459
5916Boston Red Sox1266066.47618.55835592426-3733-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park362115.583
61019Milwaukee Brewers1245767.46020.5534587-5324-3633-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium371423.378
71425Cleveland Indians1274681.36233.0515638-12315-4331-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351421.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1277255.567--5605471331-3041-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium351817.514
247Kansas City Royals1246955.5561.55444945034-3035-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium382216.579
3713Oakland Athletics1276661.5206.06025881428-3438-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351124.314
4814Chicago White Sox1266363.5008.5546566-2027-3236-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park362214.611
51120Seattle Mariners1275869.45714.0550641-9122-3436-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome351619.457
61221Minnesota Twins1245668.45214.5532611-7921-3835-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome382117.553
71324Texas Rangers1264680.36525.5472612-14021-4725-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium351619.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1247747.621--57844613238-2939-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II382414.632
234New York Mets1267551.5953.05214536831-2744-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium362313.639
348Montreal Expos1277057.5518.54774671032-2838-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium341420.412
4715Chicago Cubs1256164.48816.5496526-3029-3732-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field361620.444
5817Philadelphia Phillies1255966.47218.55355053023-3636-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium371621.432
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1243985.31538.0403548-14512-4827-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium371819.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1247450.597--4834315236-2838-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium382117.553
2510San Diego Padres1276859.5357.55104634734-3334-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium351520.429
3612Cincinnati Reds1256659.5288.5508516-833-3033-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium362313.639
4918Houston Astros1255867.46416.5525539-1426-3732-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome372512.676
51022Atlanta Braves1255471.43220.5502563-6125-3429-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby WineJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371225.324
61123San Francisco Giants1255075.40024.5409490-8120-4530-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park371225.324


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cesar CedenoOF34.185Traded by Reds to Cardinals for Mark Jackson. 
Matt WilliamsP26.035Traded by Blue Jays with Greg Ferlenda and Jeff Mays to Rangers for Cliff Johnson.