October 4, 1988

National League awards [1988]



Wrigley Field added lights — the last major league park to do so. Reds manager Pete Rose was suspended 30 days for shoving umpire Dave Pallone. Tom Browning threw a perfect game. Orel Hershiser closed the season with 59 consecutive scoreless innings, breaking Don Drysdale’s record.

Babe Ruth Award | Will Clark, Giants. 29 home runs, 109 RBIs, .282 batting average, .386 on-base percentage, .508 slugging percentage, 100 walks.

2. Kirk Gibson, Dodgers
3. Barry Larkin, Reds
4. Orel Hershiser, Dodgers
5. Andy Van Slyke, Pirates

Walter Johnson Award | Orel Hershiser, Dodgers. 23-8, 2.26 ERA, 178 strikeouts and 73 walks in 267 innings, 15 complete games, eight shutouts. Hershiser was 5-0 with an 0.00 ERA in September.

Jackie Robinson Award | Roberto Alomar, Padres. 9 home runs, 41 RBIs, .266 batting average, .328 on-base percentage, .382 slugging percentage.

2. Chris Sabo, Reds
3. Tim Belcher, Dodgers

Pee Wee Reese Award | Kirk Gibson, Dodgers. 25 home runs, 76 RBIs, .290 batting average, .377 on-base percentage, .483 slugging percentage, 106 runs, 31 stolen bases. | The Boys of Spring

Connie Mack Award | Tommy Lasorda, Dodgers. 94-67 [.584] | Bye to Dodger Blues

2. Jack McKeon, Padres
3. Jim Leyland, Pirates



Catcher | Tony Pena, Cardinals. 10 home runs, 51 RBIs, .263 batting average, .308 on-base percentage, .372 slugging percentage. 2. Mike LaValliere, Pirates. Best fielder | Benito Santiago, Padres.

First base | Will Clark, Giants. 29 home runs, 109 RBIs, .282 batting average, .386 on-base percentage, .508 slugging percentage, 100 walks. 2. Andres Galarraga, Expos. Best fielder | Glenn Davis, Astros.

Second base | Ryne Sandberg, Cubs. 19 home runs, 69 RBIs, .264 batting average, .322 on-base percentage, .419 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Jose Lind, Pirates.

Third base | Bobby Bonilla, Pirates. 24 home runs, 100 RBIs, .274 batting average, .366 on-base percentage, .476 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Tim Wallach, Expos.

Shortstop | Barry Larkin, Reds. 12 home runs, 56 RBIs, .296 batting average, .347 on-base percentage, .429 slugging percentage, 40 stolen bases. 2. Ozzie Smith, Cardinals. Best fielder | Smith

Left field | Kirk Gibson, Dodgers. 25 home runs, 76 RBIs, .290 batting average, .377 on-base percentage, .483 slugging percentage, 106 runs, 31 stolen bases. 2. Kevin McReynolds, Mets. 3. Barry Bonds, Pirates. 4. Kal Daniels, Reds.

Center field | Andy Van Slyke, Pirates. 25 home runs, 100 RBIs, .288 batting average, .345 on-base percentage, .506 slugging percentage, 101 runs, 15 triples, 30 stolen bases. 2. Brett Butler, Giants. 3. Eric Davis, Reds. Best fielder | Gerald Young, Astros.

Right field | Darryl Strawberry, Mets. 39 home runs, 101 RBIs, .269 batting average, .366 on-base percentage, .545 slugging percentage, 101 runs.



Starting rotation |

1. Orel Hershiser, Dodgers.
23-8, 2.26 ERA, 178 strikeouts and 73 walks in 267 innings, 15 complete games, eight shutouts.

2. Danny Jackson, Reds. 23-8, 2.73 ERA, 161 strikeouts and 71 walks in 260.2 innings, 15 complete games.

3. Greg Maddux, Cubs. 18-8, 3.18 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 81 walks in 249 innings.

4. David Cone, Mets. 20-3, 2.22 ERA, 213 strikeouts and 80 walks in 231.1 innings.

5. John Tudor, Cardinals-Dodgers. 10-8, 2.32 ERA, 87 strikeouts and 41 walks in 197.2 innings.

Reliever | John Franco, Reds. 6-6, 1.57 ERA, 39 saves, 46 strikeouts and 27 walks in 86 innings. 2. Mark Davis, Padres.

Best Picture | Bull Durham



— Kevin Brewer

American League awards [1988]



The Orioles lost their first 21 games. George Steinbrenner fired Billy Martin for the fifth time, replacing him with Lou Piniella for the second time. The Red Sox won 19 of 20 games after the All-Star break. Jose Canseco became the first 40/40 player, hitting 42 home runs and stealing 40 bases.

Babe Ruth Award | Jose Canseco, Athletics. 42 home runs, 124 RBIs, .307 batting average, .391 on-base percentage, .569 slugging percentage, 120 runs, 40 stolen bases, 10 HBPs.

2. Wade Boggs, Red Sox
3. Kirby Puckett, Twins
4. Mike Greenwell, Red Sox
5. Frank Viola, Twins

Walter Johnson Award | Frank Viola, Twins. 24-7, 2.64 ERA, 193 strikeouts and 54 walks in 255.1 innings.

2. Mark Gubicza, Royals
3. Teddy Higuera, Brewers

Jackie Robinson Award | Walt Weiss, Athletics. 3 home runs, 39 RBIs, .250 batting average, .312 on-base percentage, .321 slugging percentage.

2. Don August, Brewers
3. Jody Reed, Red Sox

Pee Wee Reese Award | Dennis Eckersley, Athletics. 4-2, 2.35 ERA, 45 saves, 70 strikeouts and 11 walks in 72.2 innings.

Connie Mack Award | Tony LaRussa, Athletics. 104-58 [.642]

2. Tom Kelly, Twins
3. Joe Morgan, Red Sox



Catcher | Bob Boone, Angels. 5 home runs, 39 RBIs, .295 batting average, .352 on-base percentage, .386 slugging percentage. 2. Matt Nokes, Tigers. 3. Ernie Whitt, Blue Jays. Best fielder | Andy Allanson, Cleveland.

First base | Fred McGriff, Blue Jays. 34 home runs, 82 RBIs, .282 batting average, .376 on-base percentage, .552 slugging percentage, 100 runs, 35 doubles. 2. George Brett, Royals. Best fielder | Pete O’Brien, Rangers.

Second base | Lou Whitaker, Tigers. 12 home runs, 55 RBIs, .275 batting average, .376 on-base percentage, .419 slugging percentage. 2. Julio Franco, Cleveland. 3. Johnny Ray, Angels. Best fielder | Frank White, Royals.

Third base | Wade Boggs, Red Sox. 5 home runs, 58 RBIs, .366 batting average, .476 on-base percentage, .490 slugging percentage, 128 runs, 214 hits, 45 doubles, 125 walks. Boggs had the highest on-base percentage since Mickey Mantle in 1962. 2. Paul Molitor, Brewers. Best fielder | Kelly Gruber, Blue Jays.

Shortstop | Cal Ripken, Orioles. 23 home runs, 81 RBIs, .264 batting average, .372 on-base percentage, .431 slugging percentage, 102 walks. 2. Alan Trammell, Tigers. Best fielder | Walt Weiss, Athletics.

Left field | Mike Greenwell, Red Sox. 22 home runs, 119 RBIs, .325 batting average, .416 on-base percentage, .531 slugging percentage, 39 doubles. 2. Rickey Henderson, Yankees.

Center field | Kirby Puckett, Twins. 24 home runs, 121 RBIs, .356 batting average, .375 on-base percentage, .545 slugging percentage, 109 runs, 234 hits, 42 doubles. 2. Robin Yount, Brewers. 3. Dave Henderson, Athletics. Best fielder | Yount

Right field | Jose Canseco, Athletics. 42 home runs, 124 RBIs, .307 batting average, .391 on-base percentage, .569 slugging percentage, 120 runs, 40 stolen bases, 10 HBPs. 2. Dave Winfield, Yankees.

Designated hitter | Jack Clark, Yankees. 27 home runs, 93 RBIs, .242 batting average, .381 on-base percentage, .433 slugging percentage, 113 walks.



Starting rotation |

1. Frank Viola, Twins.
24-7, 2.64 ERA, 193 strikeouts and 54 walks in 255.1 innings.

2. Mark Gubicza, Royals. 20-8, 2.70 ERA, 183 strikeouts and 83 walks in 269.2 innings, 12 wild pitches.

3. Teddy Higuera, Brewers. 16-9, 2.45 ERA, 192 strikeouts and 59 walks in 227.1 innings.

4. Roger Clemens, Red Sox. 18-12, 2.93 ERA, 291 strikeouts and 62 walks in 264 innings, 14 complete games, eight shutouts.

5. Greg Swindell, Cleveland. 18-14, 3.20 ERA, 180 strikeouts and 45 walks in 242 innings, 12 complete games. 6. Mark Langston, Mariners. 7. Allan Anderson, Twins. 8. Tom Candiotti, Cleveland.

Reliever | Doug Jones, Cleveland. 3-4, 2.27 ERA, 37 saves, 72 strikeouts and 16 walks in 83.1 innings. 2. Mike Henneman, Tigers.

Best Picture | Bull Durham



— Kevin Brewer

July 6, 1988

1988 NL All-Star voting

CATCHER | 1. Gary Carter, New York, 825,407.

2. Benito Santiago, San Diego, 734,931. 3, Tony Pena, St. Louis, 697,488. 4, Mike LaValliere, Pittsburgh, 486,494. 5, Lance Parrish, Philadelphia, 442,969. 6, Mike Scioscia, Los Angeles, 375,709. 7, Alan Ashby, Houston, 336,455. 8, Bob Brenly, San Francisco, 290,877. 9, Jody Davis, Chicago, 275,307, 10, Bo Diaz, Cincinnati, 169,262. 11, Mike Fitzgerald, Montreal, 113,105. 12, Ozzie Virgil, Atlanta, 84,609. 13. Nelson Santovenia, Montreal, 5,420.

FIRST BASE | 1. Will Clark, San Francisco, 1,128,048.

2. Keith Hernandez, New York, 927,178. 3, Andres Galarraga, Montreal, 670,909. 4, Glenn Davis, Houston, 508,008. 5, Bob Horner, St. Louis, 366,763. 6, John Kruk, San Diego, 242,120. 7, Mike Marshall, Los Angeles, 234,055. 8, Sid Bream, Pittsburgh, 198,395. 9, Leon Durham, Cincinnati, 196,717. 10, Von Hayes, Philadelphia, 179,356. 11, Nick Esasky, Cincinnati, 114,448. 12, Gerald Perry, Atlanta, 86,179. 13. Mark Grace, Chicago, 21,955.

SECOND BASE | 1. Ryne Sandberg, Chicago, 1,196,386.

2. Robby Thompson, San Francisco, 598,145. 3, Steve Sax, Los Angeles, 540,051. 4, Bill Doran, Houston, 484,572. 5, Jose Lind, Pittsburgh, 313,493. 6, Juan Samuel, Philadelphia, 308,961. 7, Tim Teufel, New York, 267,955. 8, Tom Foley, Montreal, 216,126. 9, Jeff Treadway, Cincinnati, 181,077. 10, Randy Ready, San Diego, 143,383. 11, Damaso Garcia, Atlanta, 94,088. 12. Luis Alicea, St. Louis, 24,033.

THIRD BASE | 1. Bobby Bonilla, Pittsburgh, 966,390.

2. Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia, 849,170. 3, Terry Pendleton, St. Louis, 583,840. 4, Pedro Guerrero, Los Angeles, 445,606. 5, Kevin Mitchell, San Francisco, 414,179. 6, Tim Wallach, Montreal, 342,699. 7, Howard Johnson, New York, 289,318. 8, Vance Law, Chicago, 254,941. 9, Denny Walling, Houston, 247,320. 10, Buddy Bell, Houston, 230,384. 11. Chris Brown, San Diego, 108,641. 12, Ken Oberkfell, Atlanta 86,094. 12. Chris Sabo, Cincinnati, 36,416.

SHORTSTOP | 1. Ozzie Smith, St. Louis, 2,106,757.

2. Jose Uribe, San Francisco, 491,915. 3, Barry Larkin, Cincinnati, 368,121. 4, Alfredo Griffin, Los Angeles, 334,046. 5, Shawon Dunston, Chicago, 305,591. 6, Rafael Ramirez, Houston, 297,977. 7, Kevin Elster, New York, 273,699. 8, Garry Templeton, San Diego, 187,063. 9, Luis Rivera, Montreal, 171,773. 10, Al Pedrique, Pittsburgh, 137,801. 11. Steve Jeltz, Philadelphia, 82,694. 12, Andres Thomas, Atlanta, 57,397. 12. Roberto Alomar, San Diego, 28,232.

OUTFIELD | 1. Darryl Strawberry, New York, 1,683,588. 2. Andre Dawson, Chicago, 1,124,694. 3. Vince Coleman, St. Louis, 871,263.

4. Tim Raines, Montreal, 789,514. 5, Willie McGee, St. Louis, 738,378. 6, Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh, 729,329. 7, Eric Davis, Cincinnati, 700,613. 8, Tony Gwynn, San Diego, 624,543. 9. Kirk Gibson, Los Angeles, 540,981. 10, Andy Van Slyke, Pittsburgh, 527,950. 11, Dale Murphy, Atlanta, 494,064. 12, Tom Brunansky, St. Louis, 441,578. 13, Rafael Palmeiro, Chicago, 433,334. 14, Candy Maldonado, San Francisco, 389,054. 15, Brett Butler, San Francisco, 388,500. 16, Gerald Young, Houston, 382,626. 17, Kevin Bass, Houston, 377,092. 18. Bill Hatcher, Houston, 362,525. 19, Lenny Dykstra, New York, 315,518. 20, Kevin McReynolds, New York, 262,879. 21, Hubie Brooks, Montreal, 242,155. 22, Kal Daniels, Cincinnati, 234,604. 23, Mitch Webster, Montreal, 184,400. 24, John Shelby, Los Angeles, 179,807. 25, Dave Martinez, Chicago, 177,258. 26, Mike Davis, Los Angeles, 172,970. 27, Jim Lindeman, St. Louis, 157,736. 28, Darnell Coles, Pittsburgh, 152,056. 29, Keith Moreland, San Diego, 113,173. 30, Phil Bradley, Philadelphia, 101,571. 31, Ken Griffey, Atlanta, 91,253. 32. Dion James, Atlanta, 89,730. 33, Milt Thompson, Philadelphia, 83,823. 34, Tracy Jones, Cincinnati 82,310. 35, Stan Jefferson, San Diego, 61,154. 36, Chris James, Philadelphia, 48,367. 37. Mike Aldrete, San Francisco, 8,391.

1988 AL All-Star voting

CATCHER | 1. Terry Steinbach, Oakland, 690,438.

2. Carlton Fisk, Chicago, 606,172. 3. B.J. Surhoff, Milwaukee, 572,322. 4. Bob Boone, California, 386,725. 5. Tim Laudner, Minnesota, 357,406. 6. Andy Allanson, Cleveland, 338,133. 7. Ernie Whitt, Toronto, 315,081. 8. Terry Kennedy, Baltimore, 288,483. 9. Mike Heath, Detroit, 270,911. 10. Jamie Quirk, Kansas City, 235,170. 11. Joel Skinner, New York, 234,915. 12. Rich Gedman, Boston, 214,442. 13. Mickey Stanley, Texas, 147,781. 14. Dave Valle, Seattle, 77,432. 15. Don Slaught, New York, 45,731.



FIRST BASE | 1. Mark McGwire, Oakland, 1,255,858.

2. Don Mattingly, New York, 1,070,378. 3. George Brett, Kansas City, 694,405. 4. Kent Hrbek, Minnesota, 384,229. 5. Fred McGriff, Toronto, 220,708. 6. Wally Joyner, California, 199,955. 7. Willie Upshaw, Cleveland, 188,111. 8. Greg Brock, Milwaukee, 183,945. 9. Pete O'Brien, Texas, 171,675. 10. Darrell Evans, Detroit, 157,693. 11. Eddie Murray, Baltimore, 110,385. 12. Dwight Evans, Boston, 98,593. 13. Alvin Davis, Seattle, 90,028. 14. Greg Walker, Chicago, 65,192. 15. Bill Buckner, Kansas City, 188.

SECOND BASE | 1. Paul Molitor, Milwaukee, 847,278.

2. Willie Randolph, New York, 601,984. 3. Glenn Hubbard, Oakland, 563,884. 4. Lou Whitaker, Detroit, 535,889. 5. Tommy Herr, Minnesota, 437,195. 6. Julio Franco, Cleveland, 425,153. 7. Frank White, Kansas City, 352,417. 8. Bill Ripken, Baltimore, 326,073. 9. Steve Lombardozzi, Minnesota, 316,546. 10. Marty Barrett, Boston, 217,674. 11. Nelson Liriano, Toronto, 149,986. 12. Mark McLemore, California, 147,792. 13. Jerry Browne, Texas, 136,805. 14. Harold Reynolds, Seattle, 117,035. 15. Fred Manrique, Chicago, 87,951. 16. Johnny Ray, California, 3,925.

THIRD BASE | 1. Wade Boggs, Boston, 1,252,976.

2. Carney Lansford, Oakland, 1,089,430. 3. Gary Gaetti, Minnesota, 527,939. 4. Kevin Seitzer, Kansas City, 395,926. 5. Mike Pagliarulo, New York, 337,220. 6. Brook Jacoby, Cleveland, 281,299. 7. Jim Gantner, Milwaukee, 182,115. 8. Ray Knight, Detroit, 174,065. 9. Rance Mulliniks, Toronto, 169,459. 10. Steve Buechele, Texas, 158,663. 11. Rick Schu, Baltimore 99,862. 12. Jack Howell, California, 96,118. 13. Ken Williams, Chicago, 64,255. 14. Jim Presley, Seattle, 56,366. 15. Kelly Gruber, Toronto, 11,572.

SHORTSTOP | 1. Alan Trammell, Detroit, 917,213.

2. Cal Ripken, Baltimore, 785,760. 3. Walt Weiss, Oakland, 558,773. 4. Tony Fernandez, Toronto, 448,868. 5. Kurt Stillwell, Kansas City, 414,352. 6. Greg Gagne, Minnesota, 311,514. 7. Rafael Santana, New York, 290,469. 8. Jay Bell, Cleveland, 241,413. 9. Dale Sveum, Milwaukee, 204,804. 10. Scott Fletcher, Texas, 184,599. 11. Dick Schofield, California, 169,040. 12. Ozzie Guillen, Chicago, 162,029. 13. Spike Owen, Boston, 108,053. 14. Rey Quinones, Seattle, 73,552. 15. Luis Salazar, Detroit, 756.

OUTFIELD | 1. Jose Canseco, Oakland, 1,765,499. 2. Dave Winfield, New York, 1,737,729. 3. Rickey Henderson, New York, 910,573.

4. Kirby Puckett, Minnesota, 832,951. 5. Joe Carter, Cleveland, 645,970. 6. George Bell, Toronto, 561,008. 7. Dave Parker, Oakland, 532,618. 8. Bo Jackson, Kansas City, 493,066. 9. Jack Clark, New York, 490,339. 10. Tom Brunansky, Minnesota, 409,918. 11. Cory Snyder, Cleveland, 401,393. 12. Don Baylor, Oakland, 398,228. 13. Dan Gladden, Minnesota, 350,557. 14. Danny Tartabull, Kansas City, 317,135. 15. Jeffrey Leonard, Milwaukee, 302,943. 16. Willie Wilson, Kansas City, 277,253. 17. Robin Yount, Milwaukee, 275,117. 18. Jesse Barfield, Toronto, 272,071. 19. Pete Incaviglia, Texas, 268,646. 20. Mike Greenwell, Boston, 257,323. 21. Mel Hall, Cleveland, 251,532. 22. Matt Nokes, Detroit, 218,052. 23. Lloyd Moseby, Toronto, 197,580. 24. Chet Lemon, Detroit, 190,539. 25. Ruben Sierra, Texas, 190,320. 26. Glenn Braggs, Milwaukee, 184,775. 27. Rob Deer, Milwaukee 179,890. 28. Jim Rice, Boston, 177,800. 29. Ellis Burks, Boston, 163,940. 30. Fred Lynn, Baltimore, 160,538. 31. Gary Pettis, Detroit, 154,313. 32. Brian Downing, California, 141,264. 33. Oddibe McDowell, Texas, 141,065. 34. Chili Davis, California, 130,348. 35. Harold Baines, Chicago, 109,302. 36. Devon White, California, 100,133. 37. Ivan Calderon, Chicago, 92,878. 38. Larry Sheets, Baltimore, 81,175. 39. Dan Pasqua, Chicago, 80,471. 40. Mickey Brantley, Seattle, 70,618. 41. Jeff Stone, Baltimore, 69,866. 42. Glenn Wilson, Seattle, 62,841. 43. Mike Kingery, Seattle, 52,544. 44. Dave Henderson, Oakland, 7,173.

June 22, 1988

NBA awards [1987-88]



Player of the Year | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 35.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 54.6 2-point shooting, 84.1 free throw shooting, 3.2 steals.

Rookie of the Year | Mark Jackson [Knicks] 13.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 10.6 assists, 45.8 2-point shooting, 77.4 free throw shooting. Age [22]



Best game | Celtics 118, Hawks 116 [May 22, 1988] Larry Bird [34 points, 20 in the fourth quarter] outduels Dominique Wilkins [47, 16 in the fourth] in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. | Taken to the Limit | boxscore



Best game, individual | James Worthy [xxx xx, 1988] Larry Bird [34 points, 20 in the fourth quarter] outduels Dominique Wilkins [47, 16 in the fourth] in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. | Taken to the Limit | boxscore

First team
Forward | Larry Bird [Celtics] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Charles Barkley [76ers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Center | Akeem Olajuwon [Rockets] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Guard | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 35.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 54.6 2-point shooting, 84.1 free throw shooting, 3.2 steals. Age [24]

Point guard | Magic Johnson [Lakers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Second team
Forward | Dominique Wilkins [Hawks] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [30]

Forward | Kevin McHale [Celtics] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Center | Moses Malone [Bullets] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Guard | Clyde Drexler [Trail Blazers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Point guard | John Stockton [Jazz] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [27]

Honorable mention
Guard | Fat Lever [Nuggets] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Mark Aguirre [Mavericks] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Karl Malone [Jazz] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Alex English [Nuggets] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]



— Kevin Brewer