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Tuesday May 23,1989This 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 1989-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Boston Red Sox6BoxLee SmithJerry Reed(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Chicago White Sox3BoxBob MilackiBill Long(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers7BoxMike TrujilloGreg Swindell(none)
Oakland Athletics1Milwaukee Brewers9BoxChris BosioBob Welch(none)
Kansas City Royals8Texas Rangers10BoxNolan RyanLuis AquinoJeff Russell
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDavid WellsJuan Berenguer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves2BoxJohn SmileyZane Smith(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds6BoxDanny JacksonMatt KinzerJohn Franco
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros4BoxScott SandersonMike ScottCalvin Schiraldi
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxKen HowellFernando ValenzuelaSteve Bedrosian
New York Mets2San Diego Padres3BoxEric ShowDwight GoodenMark Davis
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants4BoxRick ReuschelBrian HolmanMike LaCoss

Standings as of 1989-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Cleveland Indians432122.488--1801661412-139-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1195267.437
2715Baltimore Orioles412021.488--17216849-1011-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1216754.554
3814Boston Red Sox412021.488--208202610-1310-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1216358.521
4918New York Yankees422022.4760.5163200-3714-146-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1195465.454
51122Milwaukee Brewers421824.4292.5166201-358-1610-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1206357.525
61224Toronto Blue Jays441826.4093.519719258-1410-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1187147.602
71325Detroit Tigers421725.4053.5151183-325-1412-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1204278.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics442915.659--1961613510-819-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1187048.593
222California Angels432815.6510.51921326010-618-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1196356.529
333Texas Rangers422418.5714.0196205-911-913-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1205961.492
445Kansas City Royals442519.5684.0180159219-1416-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1186751.568
5511Seattle Mariners452322.5116.5212219-78-1115-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1175067.427
61019Minnesota Twins432023.4658.5214197179-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1196059.504
71426Chicago White Sox441727.38612.0189231-4211-126-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1175265.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Chicago Cubs432419.558--152152012-912-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1196950.580
248New York Mets412219.5371.0148136128-914-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1216556.537
359St. Louis Cardinals422220.5241.5163149148-1214-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1206456.533
4816Montreal Expos442123.4773.5184205-216-1315-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1186058.508
51020Philadelphia Phillies411823.4395.0165187-229-109-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1214972.405
61223Pittsburgh Pirates411724.4156.016615978-159-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1215764.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds422418.571--164173-912-712-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1205169.425
236San Francisco Giants432419.5580.51851444113-1211-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1196851.571
3610San Diego Padres462422.5222.0153173-2016-128-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1166551.560
4713Los Angeles Dodgers412021.4883.51301181210-1310-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1195762.479
5917Houston Astros442123.4774.0174180-611-710-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1186553.551
61121Atlanta Braves441925.4326.0169177-88-1611-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1164472.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Albert HallCF-OF30.077Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Brad HavensP30.187Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Jim Pankovits2B-OF33.291Purchased by Dodgers from Pirates.