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Top1977 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP104,8263:09Dennis EckersleyMike FlanaganDyar Miller (1-0)Dave LaRoche (2-2)-Frank RobinsonEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox11Boxscore - PBP916,9412:28Ray BareBob StanleyBob Stanley (1-0)Ray Bare (0-2)-Ralph HoukDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox2California Angels11Boxscore - PBP912,6252:17Bart JohnsonFrank TananaFrank Tanana (3-0)Bart Johnson (1-1)-Bob LemonNorm SherryAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals11Boxscore - PBP912,2302:52Pete RedfernJim ColbornJim Colborn (2-1)Pete Redfern (0-3)-Gene MauchWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays8New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP99,9542:27Jerry GarvinGil PattersonJerry Garvin (3-0)Gil Patterson (0-1)-Roy HartsfieldBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP93,7992:47Jim SlatonDoc MedichBill Castro (2-0)Dave Giusti (0-1)-Alex GrammasJack McKeonOakland-Alameda C
ALTexas Rangers3Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP910,9472:06Tommy BoggsGary WheelockPaul Lindblad (1-0)Gary Wheelock (2-1)-Frank LucchesiDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
NLSan Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP97,6352:03Dave FreislebenDick RuthvenDick Ruthven (3-0)Dave Freisleben (0-3)-John McNamaraDave BristolAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP92,4132:55Larry ChristensonMike KrukowLarry Christenson (1-1)Mike Krukow (0-1)Gene Garber (1)Danny OzarkHerman FranksWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants7Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP98,5723:00Jim BarrJoaquin AndujarJim Barr (2-1)Floyd Bannister (0-1)Gary Lavelle (1)Joe AltobelliBill VirdonAstrodome
NLPittsburgh Pirates0Montreal Expos6Boxscore - PBP910,0622:18Larry DemeryDon StanhouseDon Stanhouse (1-1)Larry Demery (0-1)-Chuck TannerDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLNew York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP98,6892:26Jerry KoosmanPete FalconeJerry Koosman (1-1)Pete Falcone (0-2)Skip Lockwood (2)Joe FrazierVern RappBusch Stadium II
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1977-04-19.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers972.778--2818103-14-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1536093.392
258Toronto Blue Jays1275.5831.5544592-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium14947102.315
3610Baltimore Orioles954.5562.0262423-12-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1529260.605
41117Boston Red Sox945.4443.05157-62-32-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1529359.612
51016Cleveland Indians945.4443.0544683-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1526785.441
61325Detroit Tigers1239.2505.54776-293-60-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1507179.473
71426New York Yankees1028.2005.52639-131-41-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1529854.645
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox963.667--3739-21-35-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1538469.549
236Oakland Athletics1174.636--535121-26-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1505694.373
347Kansas City Royals1064.6000.56743243-03-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1529656.632
479Texas Rangers954.5561.02631-54-11-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1538964.582
5813Minnesota Twins1266.5001.56352114-52-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497871.523
6915California Angels1367.4622.07360133-63-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1496881.456
71218Seattle Mariners1468.4292.55377-241-25-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1485890.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Montreal Expos963.667--343222-24-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1536984.451
235St. Louis Cardinals1174.636--494365-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1517675.503
3411New York Mets1165.5451.0443953-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1515893.384
5922Pittsburgh Pirates1046.4002.53846-82-32-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1529260.605
4820Chicago Cubs1046.4002.53842-43-21-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1527775.507
61224Philadelphia Phillies936.3333.03536-13-20-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1539855.641
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1082.800--6741264-04-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1529062.592
2512Atlanta Braves1165.5452.55152-12-44-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1515596.364
3614Houston Astros1055.5003.03440-60-35-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1527676.500
4719San Diego Padres1257.4174.05759-23-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1506486.427
51021San Francisco Giants1046.4004.03949-104-30-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1527181.467
61123Cincinnati Reds1147.3644.55057-72-42-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1518467.556