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Friday September 8,1989This 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 1989-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1California Angels2BoxBert BlylevenMike BoddickerBryan Harvey
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians5BoxDoug JonesJim Acker(none)
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers7BoxJack MorrisGreg HibbardMike Henneman
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals6BoxMark GubiczaRoy Smith(none)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics1BoxDale MohorcicDave Stewart(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Seattle Mariners3BoxJaime NavarroClint Zavaras(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Texas Rangers3BoxKevin BrownDave JohnsonJeff Russell
St. Louis Cardinals11Chicago Cubs8BoxCris CarpenterMitch WilliamsDan Quisenberry
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds5BoxScott ScudderPete Smith(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros5BoxMark PortugalDon RobinsonDanny Darwin
Philadelphia Phillies4Montreal Expos3BoxJason GrimsleyKevin GrossRoger McDowell
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets7BoxBob OjedaDoug Drabek(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Diego Padres1BoxAndy BenesOrel HershiserMark Davis

Standings as of 1989-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Toronto Blue Jays1427864.549--6585728638-3240-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium20119.550
258Baltimore Orioles1437766.5381.56326112136-3741-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium19109.526
3916Boston Red Sox1417071.4967.5662653932-3838-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park21138.619
4815Milwaukee Brewers1437172.4977.5610601931-4040-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium19109.526
51018New York Yankees1436776.46911.5638705-6730-4037-36W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I18711.389
61120Cleveland Indians1416576.46112.5543579-3630-4235-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium21813.381
71426Detroit Tigers1435489.37824.5558710-15218-5236-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium19514.263
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1418556.603--61550111439-3246-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum21147.667
222Kansas City Royals1408159.5793.56065555133-3948-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium221111.500
334California Angels1418061.5675.05945058934-3646-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium211110.524
4613Texas Rangers1407268.51412.5607631-2433-3539-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium221111.500
5714Minnesota Twins1407070.50014.56546381631-4139-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome221012.455
61221Seattle Mariners1406179.43623.5619652-3328-4233-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome221210.545
71323Chicago White Sox1405882.41426.5596679-8328-4230-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park211110.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225St. Louis Cardinals1417863.553--5655293636-3441-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II21813.381
136Chicago Cubs1417863.553--6045574740-3238-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field21156.714
349New York Mets1407565.5362.55805186227-4048-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium221210.545
4511Montreal Expos1417566.5323.05725373535-3540-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium21615.286
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1416180.43317.0555603-4830-4431-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium21138.619
61124Philadelphia Phillies1415883.41120.0554642-8825-4532-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium21912.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1418160.574--62051910137-3644-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park211110.524
3710San Diego Padres1417566.5326.0543552-936-3639-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium21147.667
2612Houston Astros1417566.5326.0578597-1933-3442-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome211110.524
4817Cincinnati Reds1416972.48912.0564598-3433-3536-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium21615.286
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1416675.46815.04864741231-4235-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium19118.579
61225Atlanta Braves1425587.38726.5513608-9525-4530-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium18810.444