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Saturday April 9,1977This 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.

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Games on 1977-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles1BoxGaylord PerryRudy May(none)
Kansas City Royals16Detroit Tigers2BoxAndy HasslerRay BareDennis Leonard
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees2BoxJerry AugustineEd FigueroaBill Castro
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics7BoxMike TorrezRon Schueler(none)
California Angels1Seattle Mariners5BoxGary WheelockWayne SimpsonJohn Montague
Chicago White Sox3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxChris KnappDave LemanczykLerrin LaGrow
New York Mets8Chicago Cubs6BoxNino EspinosaJim Todd(none)
San Diego Padres6Cincinnati Reds3BoxRollie FingersRawly Eastwick(none)
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros2BoxJoaquin AndujarPhil Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDoug RauJim BarrCharlie Hough
Montreal Expos4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJackie BrownSteve Carlton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob ForschBruce Kison(none)

Standings as of 1977-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Cleveland Indians1101.000--5411-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1607090.438
3913New York Yankees211.5000.55320-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1609961.619
2715Milwaukee Brewers211.5000.535-21-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1606694.413
4612Toronto Blue Jays211.5000.511830-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium15953106.333
71225Detroit Tigers202.0001.5623-170-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1607486.463
61320Boston Red Sox101.0001.045-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1609763.606
51419Baltimore Orioles202.0001.527-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1599762.610
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
338Texas Rangers2201.000--7252-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1609268.575
215Oakland Athletics1101.0000.57430-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1606298.388
123Kansas City Royals2201.000--236172-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium16010060.625
5811Seattle Mariners422.5001.01216-40-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1586296.392
4516Chicago White Sox211.5001.0811-31-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1608971.556
61014California Angels422.5001.0161242-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1587286.456
71118Minnesota Twins101.0001.547-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1608476.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
317St. Louis Cardinals2201.0000.5208122-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1608179.506
229New York Mets2201.0000.513942-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1606298.388
131Montreal Expos1101.000--4311-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1617487.460
5924Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.034-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium16110160.627
61023Pittsburgh Pirates202.0001.5820-120-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1609664.600
4821Chicago Cubs202.0001.5913-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1608179.506
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
242Los Angeles Dodgers2201.000--133100-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1609664.600
154Houston Astros2201.000--5230-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1607981.494
3610Cincinnati Reds321.6670.5141220-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1598673.541
4717San Diego Padres312.3331.51214-21-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1596891.428
61122San Francisco Giants202.0002.0313-100-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1607585.469
51226Atlanta Braves202.0002.025-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1606199.381


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim Obradovich1B27.208Released by Twins. 
Jim Obradovich1B27.208Signed as Free Agent by Astros.