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Friday May 6,1977This date in baseball
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Games on 1977-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1Baltimore Orioles4BoxRoss GrimsleyGlenn Abbott(none)
California Angels8Boston Red Sox4BoxNolan RyanLuis TiantPaul Hartzell
Chicago White Sox7Cleveland Indians5BoxFrancisco BarriosDennis EckersleyDave Hamilton
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers5BoxDave RobertsJerry AugustineSteve Foucault
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees4BoxEd FigueroaDoc Medich(none)
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers5BoxDoyle AlexanderLarry Gura(none)
Minnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxGeoff ZahnDave LemanczykRon Schueler
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs7BoxMike KrukowBuzz CapraPaul Reuschel
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxDon SuttonLarry Christenson(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJohn CandelariaJack BillinghamRich Gossage
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres6BoxTom GriffinJackie BrownRollie Fingers
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants5BoxLynn McGlothenCraig Swan(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxPete FalconeBo McLaughlinAl Hrabosky

Standings as of 1977-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235New York Yankees241410.583--11181306-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1388652.623
147Milwaukee Brewers241410.583--938857-67-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1385385.384
368Baltimore Orioles21129.5710.57457174-28-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1408555.607
4914Boston Red Sox231211.5221.511911635-57-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1388553.616
51016Toronto Blue Jays271215.4443.5112129-174-88-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1344292.313
61222Detroit Tigers23914.3914.597134-376-83-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1396574.468
71324Cleveland Indians22814.3645.0101122-215-63-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1396376.453
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Minnesota Twins261610.615--1401013910-76-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1356867.504
226Chicago White Sox241410.5831.012912098-86-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1387662.551
359Texas Rangers21129.5711.5898549-33-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1418259.582
4710Kansas City Royals251411.5601.5140100406-28-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1378849.642
5811Oakland Athletics261412.5382.0120134-145-89-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1354986.363
61119California Angels251015.4005.512812265-95-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1376473.467
71426Seattle Mariners29920.3108.5100164-643-106-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1335578.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates22157.682--11888308-37-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1408159.579
233St. Louis Cardinals23158.6520.512181408-57-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1396871.489
4512Montreal Expos211110.5243.57880-26-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1416477.454
3413Chicago Cubs211110.5243.58892-44-47-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1417071.496
5615Philadelphia Phillies221012.4555.098102-48-72-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1409149.650
61021New York Mets23914.3916.5858326-83-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1395584.396
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers26224.846--160916911-111-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1367660.559
2717Cincinnati Reds231013.43510.510710255-75-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1397861.561
3818San Francisco Giants241014.41711.083101-187-43-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1386573.471
4920Houston Astros251015.40011.591120-294-96-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1377166.518
51123San Diego Padres291118.37912.5133152-196-55-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1335875.436
61225Atlanta Braves25817.32013.596166-702-86-9L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1375384.387