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Sunday May 8,1977This 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 1977-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim PalmerDick PoleScott McGregor
California Angels3Boston Red Sox4BoxJim WilloughbyGary Ross(none)
Chicago White Sox8Cleveland Indians3BoxSteve StoneAl Fitzmorris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Detroit Tigers4BoxMoose HaasVern RuhleBill Castro
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees10BoxMike TorrezDock Ellis(none)
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers5BoxBert BlylevenMarty PattinDarold Knowles
Minnesota Twins5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDave GoltzJesse JeffersonTom Johnson
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs6BoxBill BonhamMax LeonBruce Sutter
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxOdell JonesFred NormanRich Gossage
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants4BoxJim BarrNino EspinosaRandy Moffitt
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants10BoxJohn CurtisJon Matlack(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBuddy SchultzMark LemongelloClay Carroll

Standings as of 1977-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees261610.615--13288446-510-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1368452.618
247Baltimore Orioles23149.6090.58463214-210-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1388355.601
358Milwaukee Brewers261511.5771.01029848-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1365284.382
4711Boston Red Sox251411.5601.512611975-59-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1368353.610
51017Toronto Blue Jays291217.4145.5117138-214-88-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1324290.318
61119Detroit Tigers251015.4005.5107143-366-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1376473.467
71324Cleveland Indians24816.3337.0106135-295-63-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1376374.460
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins281810.643--1491064312-76-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1336667.496
236Chicago White Sox261610.6151.01421251710-86-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1367462.544
369Texas Rangers231310.5652.5999369-34-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1398158.583
4812Kansas City Royals271512.5562.5148110387-38-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1358748.644
5914Oakland Athletics281414.5004.0127155-285-109-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1334984.368
61222California Angels271017.3707.513112925-115-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1356471.474
71426Seattle Mariners31922.29010.5106174-683-126-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1315576.420
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates24177.708--136102348-39-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1387959.572
234St. Louis Cardinals25169.6401.512485398-58-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1376770.489
3410Chicago Cubs231310.5653.51059964-49-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1396871.489
4513Montreal Expos221210.5454.08586-17-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1406377.450
5615Philadelphia Phillies231112.4785.5105106-19-72-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1399049.647
61021New York Mets261016.3858.09397-47-103-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1365482.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers27225.815--164986611-111-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357659.563
2716San Francisco Giants271215.44410.097109-127-45-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1356372.467
3818Houston Astros271116.40711.095123-285-106-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1357065.519
4920Cincinnati Reds251015.40011.012112015-95-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1377859.569
51123San Diego Padres301119.36712.5139159-206-55-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1325874.439
61225Atlanta Braves27819.29614.0103183-802-106-9L14T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1355382.393