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Monday July 4,1988This 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 1988-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox5BoxMelido PerezJay Tibbs(none)
Oakland Athletics4Cleveland Indians2BoxGreg CadaretBrad HavensDennis Eckersley
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers5BoxMike HennemanRod ScurryEric King
Boston Red Sox9Kansas City Royals2BoxRoger ClemensTed Power(none)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxAllan AndersonDon AugustJeff Reardon
New York Yankees13Texas Rangers2BoxCharles HudsonCharlie Hough(none)
California Angels11Toronto Blue Jays6BoxStew CliburnJim Clancy(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Atlanta Braves7BoxPete SmithDon Carman(none)
Montreal Expos7Houston Astros4BoxDennis MartinezDanny DarwinJeff Parrett
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAlejandro PenaJohn TudorTim Belcher
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets1BoxJose RijoDavid Cone(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Diego Padres4BoxMark DavisJim Gott(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants2BoxGreg MadduxAtlee Hammaker(none)

Standings as of 1988-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers794930.620--3813216024-1525-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium833944.470
234New York Yankees804733.5882.54173229524-1923-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I813843.469
3610Boston Red Sox774037.5198.03853374819-1921-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park854936.576
4711Cleveland Indians814239.5198.0352369-1719-2023-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium813645.444
5815Milwaukee Brewers813942.48111.03353053015-2224-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium814833.593
61017Toronto Blue Jays833944.47012.03973762119-2220-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium794831.608
71426Baltimore Orioles812457.29626.0271434-16310-3514-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium803050.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics815229.642--4053238230-1322-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum815229.642
246Minnesota Twins794534.5706.03803512922-1823-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome834637.554
359Kansas City Royals814338.5319.03613253621-1822-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium804139.513
4916Texas Rangers803842.47513.5322367-4516-2022-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium813249.395
51120Chicago White Sox803743.46314.5316388-7216-2021-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park813447.420
61223California Angels813645.44416.0345382-3721-2215-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium813942.481
71324Seattle Mariners823250.39020.5333400-6714-3018-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome793643.456
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets825230.634--3702789223-1729-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium784830.615
237Chicago Cubs804436.5507.03423172523-2021-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field823349.402
348Pittsburgh Pirates814437.5437.53493351420-2024-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium794138.519
4714Montreal Expos824042.48812.03233131016-2424-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium804139.513
5819St. Louis Cardinals813843.46913.5311326-1520-2318-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II813843.469
61021Philadelphia Phillies803644.45015.0296343-4716-2619-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium812952.358
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers794633.582--3492777223-1323-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium824834.585
2512San Francisco Giants804139.5135.53383271119-1822-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park824240.512
3613Houston Astros824141.5006.5341338317-2524-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome804139.513
4918Cincinnati Reds813843.4699.0335342-720-2318-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium804931.613
51122San Diego Padres833746.44611.0284341-5712-2625-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium784632.590
61225Atlanta Braves792851.35418.0309410-10115-2613-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium812655.321


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gene GarberP40.234Released by Royals. 
Dan QuisenberryP35.147Released by Royals.