On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers ace Jack Morris ties AL record with 5 wild pitches in a 4-2, 10 innings loss v Kansas City Royals
  • Discovery in Orbital Processing Facility is powered up for STS-26
  • Twins pitcher Joe Niekro is caught with a file on the mound in 11-3 win v Angels, ejected and suspended for 10 games