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troubleshooting Question

TSQL what is the cleanest way to generate a date format of YYYYMMDD

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Microsoft SQL Server
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I am trying to return the value of date inputted as mm-dd-yyyy to an ouput of yyymmdd in  SQL

Here is the function:

Alter function dbo.fn_get_YYYYMMDD

(@FN_date   int)

declare @result    int

set @result  =
       case When @Fn_date <> 01-01-1900  then
      convert (varchar,@FN_date, 1111)
         else 0

Return @Result



here is the test
select dbo.FN_Get_YYYYMMDD(08-18-1998)

This is the returned data :  (- 2008) which of course is wrong