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Top1977 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners0California Angels7Boxscore - PBP934,6542:11Glenn AbbottNolan RyanNolan Ryan (2-1)Glenn Abbott (0-2)-Darrell JohnsonNorm SherryAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP910,8402:30Steve HarganChris KnappFrancisco Barrios (1-0)Jerry Johnson (1-1)-Roy HartsfieldBob LemonComiskey Park
ALDetroit Tigers4Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP915,9552:27Vern RuhleJim ColbornVern Ruhle (1-1)Jim Colborn (1-1)Steve Foucault (1)Ralph HoukWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALNew York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers7Boxscore - PBP911,8182:19Don GullettJerry AugustineJerry Augustine (2-0)Don Gullett (0-2)Bob McClure (1)Billy MartinAlex GrammasCounty Stadium
ALOakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP914,7882:50Mike TorrezPaul ThormodsgardMike Torrez (2-0)Paul Thormodsgard (1-1)Dave Giusti (2)Jack McKeonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
NLHouston Astros3Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP946,4692:24Mark LemongelloDick RuthvenDick Ruthven (2-0)Mark Lemongello (0-2)Rick Camp (2)Bill VirdonDave BristolAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP957,5922:12Steve CarltonDon StanhouseSteve Carlton (1-1)Don Stanhouse (0-1)-Danny OzarkDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLChicago Cubs8New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP96,1482:21Mike KrukowJon MatlackPaul Reuschel (1-0)Skip Lockwood (0-1)-Herman FranksJoe FrazierShea Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds9San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP928,3302:34Fred NormanBrent StromSanto Alcala (1-1)Dave Freisleben (0-2)Rawly Eastwick (2)Sparky AndersonJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP937,8132:16Doug RauEd HalickiDoug Rau (2-0)Ed Halicki (1-1)-Tom LasordaJoe Altobelli3Com Park at Cand
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP937,8132:16Doug RauEd HalickiDoug Rau (2-0)Ed Halicki (1-1)-Tom LasordaJoe AltobelliCandlestick Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals0Boxscore - PBP941,2262:05Jim RookerPete FalconeJim Rooker (1-1)Pete Falcone (0-1)-Chuck TannerVern RappBusch Stadium II
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1977-04-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Cleveland Indians431.750--3119123-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1576889.433
268Milwaukee Brewers642.667--171162-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1566393.404
3711Toronto Blue Jays853.625--373430-15-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium15349104.320
41122New York Yankees624.3332.01920-11-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1569858.628
51223Detroit Tigers826.2503.02849-212-30-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1547282.468
61325Baltimore Orioles514.2002.5515-101-10-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1569660.615
71426Boston Red Sox404.0003.01836-180-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1579760.618
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics871.875--4633131-06-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1535697.366
222Texas Rangers541.8001.5161153-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1579067.573
347Chicago White Sox642.6672.0282441-23-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1568670.551
459Kansas City Royals642.6672.03919203-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1569858.628
5916Seattle Mariners1046.4004.02955-260-14-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1526092.395
6817California Angels1046.4004.0494363-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1527082.461
71021Minnesota Twins835.3754.0393273-40-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1538172.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116St. Louis Cardinals752.714--393095-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1557877.503
2410Chicago Cubs642.6670.5312293-01-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1567779.494
3512Pittsburgh Pirates633.5001.52729-21-02-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1569363.596
4714New York Mets734.4292.02733-62-11-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1556194.394
5918Montreal Expos523.4002.01623-72-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1577384.465
61224Philadelphia Phillies514.2003.02124-31-00-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium15710057.637
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
234Los Angeles Dodgers752.714--4832161-04-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1559362.600
125Houston Astros752.714--2324-10-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1557679.490
4613San Francisco Giants734.4292.02633-73-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1557283.465
3815Atlanta Braves734.4292.0323202-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1555897.374
61020San Diego Padres835.3752.53841-32-21-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1546688.429
51119Cincinnati Reds835.3752.53944-51-32-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1548569.552