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Friday April 8,1977This 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.

1977 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1977-04-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Seattle Mariners7BoxBill LaxtonJohn Verhoeven(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds6BoxJack BillinghamBrent StromDale Murray
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros3BoxKen ForschBob Johnson(none)

Standings as of 1977-04-08

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
256New York Yankees1101.000--3030-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1619962.615
319Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--9540-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium16053107.331
134Cleveland Indians1101.000--5411-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1607090.438
4817Baltimore Orioles101.0001.012-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1609763.606
51218Boston Red Sox101.0001.045-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1609763.606
7922Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.003-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1616794.416
61021Detroit Tigers101.0001.047-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1617487.460
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Kansas City Royals1101.000--7431-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium16110160.627
228Texas Rangers1101.000--2111-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1619368.578
3611California Angels321.667--15782-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1597287.453
4712Seattle Mariners312.3331.0715-80-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1596396.396
51120Chicago White Sox101.0001.059-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1619071.559
61423Minnesota Twins000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1618477.522
71325Oakland Athletics000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1616398.391
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
217St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--12661-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1618279.509
121New York Mets1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1616398.391
3619Chicago Cubs101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1618180.503
4714Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.0612-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1619665.596
61224Philadelphia Phillies000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium16210161.623
51126Montreal Expos000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1627587.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
333Los Angeles Dodgers1101.0000.55140-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1619764.602
242Houston Astros1101.0000.53210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1618081.497
155Cincinnati Reds2201.000--11650-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1608674.538
5813San Diego Padres202.0002.0611-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1606991.431
6915San Francisco Giants101.0001.515-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1617586.466
41016Atlanta Braves101.0001.523-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium16161100.379

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kurt Bevacqua3B-2B30.075Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Tim StoddardP24.074Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.