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Games on 1977-04-23

Top1977 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers4California Angels1Boxscore - PBP942,3682:22Bill TraversPaul HartzellBill Travers (2-2)Paul Hartzell (1-1)Bill Castro (3)Alex GrammasNorm SherryAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees9Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP916,3342:43Dock EllisAl FitzmorrisDock Ellis (1-1)Al Fitzmorris (0-2)Dick Tidrow (1)Billy MartinFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP95,2542:33Steve StoneJim UmbargerJim Umbarger (1-2)Steve Stone (1-2)Dave Giusti (3)Bob LemonJack McKeonOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals8Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP922,6852:41Dennis LeonardStan ThomasDennis Leonard (1-0)Diego Segui (0-3)Larry Gura (3)Whitey HerzogDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
ALMinnesota Twins0Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP914,1671:54Dave GoltzDoyle AlexanderDoyle Alexander (2-1)Dave Goltz (0-1)-Gene MauchFrank LucchesiArlington Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP925,5462:12Burt HootonDick RuthvenCharlie Hough (3-0)Dick Ruthven (3-1)-Tom LasordaDave BristolAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLCincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP914,4542:13Pat ZachryBill BonhamBill Bonham (2-1)Pat Zachry (1-2)Bruce Sutter (3)Sparky AndersonHerman FranksWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres7Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP902:36Tom GriffinJoaquin AndujarTom Griffin (1-0)Joaquin Andujar (1-1)Dave Tomlin (1)John McNamaraBill VirdonAstrodome
NLSan Diego Padres11Houston Astros8Boxscore - PBP926,2242:55Butch MetzgerFloyd BannisterVictor Bernal (1-0)Dan Larson (0-1)Rollie Fingers (3)John McNamaraBill VirdonAstrodome
NLSan Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP919,3772:32John MontefuscoJackie BrownJohn Montefusco (2-1)Jackie Brown (1-1)-Joe AltobelliDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates6New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP99,0402:54Bruce KisonNino EspinosaRich Gossage (2-0)Ray Sadecki (0-1)-Chuck TannerJoe FrazierShea Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies11Boxscore - PBP927,6422:20Bob ForschRandy LerchRandy Lerch (2-1)Bob Forsch (3-1)-Vern RappDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1977-04-23.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers1284.667--383084-34-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1505991.393
257Baltimore Orioles1064.6001.0332673-13-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1519160.603
3814Toronto Blue Jays1477.5002.0656052-55-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium14747100.320
41019New York Yankees1358.3853.55053-32-43-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1499554.638
51220Boston Red Sox1147.3643.55368-152-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1509357.620
61122Cleveland Indians1147.3643.55962-33-41-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1506783.447
71323Detroit Tigers1459.3574.05878-205-60-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1486979.466
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1284.667--504643-45-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1508268.547
235Oakland Athletics1495.643--6263-11-28-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1475493.367
346Kansas City Royals1385.6150.58357265-03-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1499455.631
4610Minnesota Twins1697.5631.08160217-62-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457570.517
5711Texas Rangers1376.5381.53748-115-12-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1498762.584
6917California Angels1679.4383.08371123-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1466779.459
71425Seattle Mariners17611.3534.56696-301-25-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1455887.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals1495.643--645776-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1487474.500
238Montreal Expos1275.5831.04546-12-25-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1506882.453
3512Pittsburgh Pirates1376.5381.55660-45-32-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1498960.597
4816Chicago Cubs1156.4552.54043-33-22-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1517675.503
5918New York Mets1468.4293.0545313-33-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1485890.392
61021Philadelphia Phillies1147.3643.5474703-21-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1519754.642
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers13103.769--8152296-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1498861.591
249Atlanta Braves1486.5712.5636302-46-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1485395.358
3613San Diego Padres1688.5003.5797366-42-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1466185.418
4715San Francisco Giants1367.4624.04654-86-40-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1496980.463
51124Houston Astros1459.3575.54663-170-35-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1487672.514
61226Cincinnati Reds1349.3086.05262-102-52-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1498465.564