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Thursday August 24,1989This 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 1989-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve DavisClint ZavarasDoug Jones
California Angels5Kansas City Royals0BoxBert BlylevenLuis Aquino(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins6BoxJuan BerenguerShawn HillegasJeff Reardon
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees5BoxChuck CaryPete Harnisch(none)
Baltimore Orioles9New York Yankees2BoxDave J. SchmidtEric Plunk(none)
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers6BoxMike JeffcoatStorm DavisGary Mielke
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays11BoxMike FlanaganJack Morris(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves1BoxJoe MagraneTom Glavine(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDoug BairJuan Agosto(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Baltimore Orioles1286860.531--5765423429-3239-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium341915.559
2612Toronto Blue Jays1276661.5201.55855275834-3132-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium352312.657
3713Milwaukee Brewers1296564.5043.55525381427-3638-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium331617.485
4916Cleveland Indians1276166.4806.5484505-2129-3732-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium351223.343
51018Boston Red Sox1256065.4806.5578585-731-3529-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park372314.622
61221New York Yankees1295871.45010.5564638-7426-4032-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I321616.500
71426Detroit Tigers1284781.36721.0481635-15418-4429-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium341222.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1287850.609--5344538134-2844-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum342113.618
222California Angels1267551.5952.054443211231-2844-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium361620.444
334Kansas City Royals1277354.5754.55455024331-3542-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium351916.543
4511Texas Rangers1256659.52810.5548549-132-3334-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium371720.459
5815Minnesota Twins1266264.49215.05925791329-3633-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361818.500
61120Seattle Mariners1265769.45220.0569584-1524-3633-33L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome361620.444
71323Chicago White Sox1275374.41724.5549632-8325-3828-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park341618.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1277156.559--5344854937-2834-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field352213.629
236New York Mets1266957.5481.55234556824-3445-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium361818.500
447St. Louis Cardinals1276958.5432.05024663632-3236-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II351718.486
358Montreal Expos1276958.5432.05094832630-2939-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium351223.343
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1275572.43316.0491531-4027-3928-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium351916.543
61124Philadelphia Phillies1275275.40919.0502587-8521-3930-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1277354.575--55545210334-3439-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park351916.543
269Houston Astros1276958.5434.0516527-1131-3038-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome351718.486
3714San Diego Padres1276364.49610.0465502-3733-3530-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium35269.743
4817Cincinnati Reds1276166.48012.0500537-3730-3231-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium351421.400
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1276067.47213.0440431929-3931-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium331716.515
61225Atlanta Braves1285177.39822.5451532-8123-4028-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321220.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim AckerP30.334Traded by Braves to Blue Jays for Francisco Cabrera and Tony Castillo. 
Paul AssenmacherP28.257Traded by Braves to Cubs for Pat Gomez and Kelly Mann. 
Francisco Cabrera1B-C22.318Traded by Blue Jays with Tony Castillo to Braves for Jim Acker. 
Tony CastilloP26.176Traded by Blue Jays with Francisco Cabrera to Braves for Jim Acker.