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Wednesday May 4,1977This 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 1977-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles9BoxJim PalmerDock Ellis(none)
Seattle Mariners2Boston Red Sox5BoxReggie ClevelandStan ThomasBill Campbell
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians6BoxDon HoodTom JohnsonDave LaRoche
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals3BoxBart JohnsonJim ColbornLerrin LaGrow
Milwaukee Brewers3Toronto Blue Jays10BoxBill SingerJim SlatonMike Willis
Pittsburgh Pirates8Atlanta Braves0BoxLarry DemeryFrank LaCorte(none)
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs4BoxKen ForschBruce SutterBo McLaughlin
St. Louis Cardinals8Cincinnati Reds1BoxBob ForschWoodie Fryman(none)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTommy JohnJon Matlack(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres4BoxRandy JonesJim Kaat(none)
Montreal Expos1San Francisco Giants5BoxJim BarrGerry Hannahs(none)

Standings as of 1977-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers22148.636--837497-47-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1405387.379
247New York Yankees22139.5911.010575306-57-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1408753.621
379Baltimore Orioles20119.5502.07056144-27-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1418655.610
4913Boston Red Sox211110.5242.511010645-56-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1408654.614
51017Toronto Blue Jays251114.4404.5101114-134-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1364393.316
61121Cleveland Indians21813.3815.596115-195-63-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1406377.450
71324Detroit Tigers22814.3646.092132-406-82-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1406674.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins251510.600--13399349-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1366967.507
236Chicago White Sox22139.5910.511710987-76-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1407763.550
358Kansas City Royals231310.5651.013290426-17-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1398950.640
4610Texas Rangers20119.5501.5848319-32-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1428359.585
5811Oakland Athletics241311.5421.5114128-144-79-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1375087.365
61222California Angels24915.3755.512011824-95-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1386573.471
71425Seattle Mariners27918.3337.097155-583-86-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1355580.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates21147.667--11285278-36-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1418259.582
234St. Louis Cardinals22148.6360.511780378-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1406971.493
3412Montreal Expos19109.5263.06773-65-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1436578.455
4514Chicago Cubs19910.4744.07383-104-45-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1437271.503
5716Philadelphia Phillies20911.4504.58788-17-62-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1429250.648
6919New York Mets21912.4295.0807196-63-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1415586.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers24204.833--144865811-19-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1387860.565
2615Cincinnati Reds221012.4559.01049685-65-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1407862.557
3818Houston Astros231013.4359.583108-254-76-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1397168.511
41020San Francisco Giants22913.40910.07791-147-42-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1406674.471
51123San Diego Padres271017.37011.5122140-186-54-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355976.437
61226Atlanta Braves24816.33312.094159-652-76-9L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1385385.384