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Sunday May 17,1987This 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 1987-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels2BoxDave J. SchmidtDeWayne BuiceDon Aase
Texas Rangers5Chicago White Sox8BoxJoel McKeonGreg HarrisBob James
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers8BoxWalt TerrellSteve Carlton(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals3BoxSteve FarrMike BirkbeckJerry Gleaton
Boston Red Sox8Minnesota Twins10BoxKeith AthertonCalvin Schiraldi(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Oakland Athletics3BoxDave StewartJohn Cerutti(none)
New York Yankees8Seattle Mariners3BoxJoe NiekroMike MooreDave Righetti
Chicago Cubs6Houston Astros4BoxMike MasonBob KnepperLee Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers3Montreal Expos8BoxBob McClureOrel Hershiser(none)
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets6BoxDavid ConeAtlee HammakerRoger McDowell
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxAndy HawkinsMichael JacksonLance McCullers
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDon RobinsonEd Olwine(none)
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals10BoxLee TunnellJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1987-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees372413.649--2011455610-1114-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1256560.520
224Toronto Blue Jays352114.6002.01781433510-911-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1277552.591
348Milwaukee Brewers342014.5882.5175176-111-79-7L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1287157.555
4917Baltimore Orioles371819.4866.0187184312-86-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1254976.392
51019Detroit Tigers351619.4577.0165149165-1011-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1278245.646
61121Boston Red Sox361620.4447.5156166-105-1511-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1266264.492
71425Cleveland Indians371126.29713.0144210-665-156-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1255075.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals342014.588--152127257-913-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1286365.492
259Seattle Mariners372017.5411.5182191-910-710-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1255867.464
3713Minnesota Twins371918.5142.5174190-167-912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1256659.528
4611California Angels371918.5142.5178183-510-89-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1255669.448
5816Oakland Athletics361818.5003.0177162157-1011-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1266363.500
61222Texas Rangers341519.4415.0161182-215-1310-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1286068.469
71324Chicago White Sox341321.3827.0129151-227-86-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1286464.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals342113.618--1931593411-510-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1287454.578
223Chicago Cubs362214.611--1591481116-56-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1255471.432
3715Montreal Expos361818.5004.0166178-1210-108-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1267353.579
4918Pittsburgh Pirates341618.4715.0167170-34-912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1286464.500
51020New York Mets351619.4575.5160173-136-1010-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1277651.598
61123Philadelphia Phillies351421.4007.5151180-296-78-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1276661.520
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245San Francisco Giants372215.595--1791572213-89-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1256857.544
136Cincinnati Reds372215.595--2051594612-810-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1256263.496
3510Houston Astros361917.5282.5145134117-1012-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1265769.452
4612Atlanta Braves371918.5143.0196185119-1010-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1245074.403
5814Los Angeles Dodgers381919.5003.515615608-1211-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1245470.435
61226San Diego Padres39930.23114.0147225-784-175-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1235667.455