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Wednesday May 20,1987This 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 1987-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4California Angels5BoxGary LucasTom Henke(none)
Minnesota Twins8Cleveland Indians2BoxJuan BerenguerTom Candiotti(none)
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals1BoxBruce HurstDanny Jackson(none)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJuan NievesJoel Davis(none)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics7BoxGene NelsonCharles Hudson(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners6BoxMike MorganKen Dixon(none)
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers4BoxDan PetryBobby WittEric King
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves4BoxRicky HortonGene GarberTodd Worrell
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs2BoxBill GullicksonGreg Maddux(none)
San Francisco Giants9Montreal Expos7BoxJeff RobinsonRandy St. Claire(none)
San Diego Padres3New York Mets10BoxRick AguileraEd Whitson(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDorn TaylorDanny DarwinHipolito Pena

Standings as of 1987-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees402515.625--2101575311-1314-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1226458.525
237Milwaukee Brewers362115.5832.0181182-111-710-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1267056.556
348Toronto Blue Jays382216.5792.01951504511-1111-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1247450.597
4915Baltimore Orioles402020.5005.02101941614-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1224775.385
51019Detroit Tigers381820.4746.0185166197-1111-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1248044.645
61121Boston Red Sox391722.4367.5166175-96-1711-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1236162.496
71425Cleveland Indians391227.30812.5150221-715-157-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1234974.398
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals372215.595--161137247-915-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1256164.488
269Seattle Mariners402119.5252.5192214-2210-711-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1225765.467
3510California Angels402119.5252.5185200-1510-811-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1225468.443
4813Minnesota Twins392019.5133.0185196-118-1012-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1236558.528
5711Oakland Athletics392019.5133.0189171187-1013-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1236162.496
61222Texas Rangers371621.4326.0178202-245-1311-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1255966.472
71324Chicago White Sox361422.3897.5135157-228-96-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1266363.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals362214.611--2031693412-610-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1267353.579
223Chicago Cubs382315.605--1701561416-57-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1235370.431
3717Montreal Expos391920.4874.5182195-1310-109-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1237251.585
4918Pittsburgh Pirates371819.4864.5178179-14-914-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1256263.496
51020New York Mets381820.4745.0180187-76-1012-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1247450.597
61123Philadelphia Phillies361521.4177.0156183-276-79-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1266561.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants402416.600--1961732315-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1226656.541
246Cincinnati Reds392316.5900.52131704313-910-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1236162.496
4614Houston Astros392019.5133.515414598-1212-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1235667.455
3512Atlanta Braves392019.5133.5206195119-1011-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1224973.402
5816Los Angeles Dodgers391920.4874.5159161-28-1311-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1235469.439
61226San Diego Padres421032.23815.0161245-845-195-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1205565.458