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Tuesday June 23,1987This 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 1987-06-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles1BoxRick RhodenDoug CorbettDave Righetti
Milwaukee Brewers5Boston Red Sox9BoxSteve CrawfordBill WegmanCalvin Schiraldi
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox13BoxBill LongScott Bankhead(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Detroit Tigers7BoxDave StiebJeff RobinsonTom Henke
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins9BoxMike SmithsonTom CandiottiGeorge Frazier
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics0BoxMark GubiczaJose Rijo(none)
California Angels8Texas Rangers6BoxWillie FraserCharlie HoughGreg Minton
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxFernando ValenzuelaCharlie Puleo(none)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets1BoxRick SutcliffeRon DarlingLee Smith
Montreal Expos8Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxNeal HeatonBob KipperJeff Parrett
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres4BoxEd WhitsonNolan Ryan(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Francisco Giants1BoxRon RobinsonAtlee HammakerJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxShane RawleyLee TunnellSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1987-06-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays694326.623--36126010121-1422-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium935340.570
222New York Yankees714427.620--3733017220-1724-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I914546.495
347Detroit Tigers673730.5525.03703185217-1620-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium956134.642
4612Milwaukee Brewers673532.5227.0325360-3518-1817-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium955639.589
5917Boston Red Sox703337.47110.5337347-1011-2422-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park924547.489
61223Baltimore Orioles712942.40815.0344390-4618-1611-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium913853.418
71425Cleveland Indians682543.36817.5300379-7912-2513-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium943658.383
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins694029.580--3693442516-1624-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome934548.484
2510Kansas City Royals683632.5293.5290285518-2018-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium944747.500
3713Oakland Athletics693633.5224.03483242417-1419-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum934548.484
4814Seattle Mariners703634.5144.5322351-2918-1218-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome924250.457
51018California Angels713338.4658.0322340-1815-1618-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium914249.462
61121Texas Rangers673037.4489.0356382-2615-2215-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium954550.474
71324Chicago White Sox672542.37314.0284320-3614-2211-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park955243.547
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals674126.612--3813027922-1019-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II955441.568
225Chicago Cubs703931.5573.53323131919-1220-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field913754.407
348Montreal Expos683731.5444.53393241519-1718-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium945440.574
4611New York Mets683632.5295.53283042417-1819-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium945638.596
5919Philadelphia Phillies663036.45510.5279333-5415-1815-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium965046.521
61122Pittsburgh Pirates683038.44111.5291337-4615-2215-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium945044.532
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds703931.557--3613303120-1419-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium924547.489
259Houston Astros693732.5361.5279274513-1824-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome933954.419
3715San Francisco Giants693534.5073.53203101022-1713-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park935538.591
4816Atlanta Braves693435.4934.53683511714-1620-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium923557.380
51020Los Angeles Dodgers693138.4497.5273285-1214-2317-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium934251.452
61226San Diego Padres712348.32416.5280368-8811-2612-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium914249.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Doug BairP37.305Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Doug CorbettP34.231Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Bill KruegerP29.060Traded by Athletics to Dodgers for Tim Meeks.