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Tuesday May 17,1977This 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 1977-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2California Angels6BoxWayne SimpsonFergie JenkinsPaul Hartzell
Toronto Blue Jays3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJesse JeffersonMoose HaasJerry Johnson
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins10BoxTom BurgmeierPat Dobson(none)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics2BoxSparky LyleDave Giusti(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners10BoxEnrique RomoRudy May(none)
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers3BoxDoyle AlexanderDave Rozema(none)
Montreal Expos6Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil NiekroBill Atkinson(none)
San Diego Padres6Chicago Cubs23BoxBill BonhamTom GriffinRamon Hernandez
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds0BoxJohn CandelariaJack BillinghamRich Gossage
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros5BoxKen ForschEric Rasmussen(none)
San Francisco Giants1New York Mets8BoxJerry KoosmanJohn Montefusco(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDon SuttonLarry ChristensonCharlie Hough

Standings as of 1977-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Yankees331914.576--158120389-910-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1298148.628
248Baltimore Orioles301713.5670.51049777-610-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1318051.611
359Boston Red Sox321814.5630.515815089-89-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1297950.612
4913Milwaukee Brewers351718.4863.0128135-78-109-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1275077.394
51117Toronto Blue Jays351520.4295.0148168-205-1110-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1263987.310
61218Detroit Tigers331419.4245.0143174-319-115-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1296069.465
71322Cleveland Indians321220.3756.5132186-546-106-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1295970.457
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins352411.686--1991336613-811-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1266066.476
225Chicago White Sox322012.6252.51801433712-98-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1307060.538
3610Texas Rangers311714.5485.0122118411-56-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1317754.588
4712Kansas City Royals331716.5156.0164132327-310-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1298544.659
5814Oakland Athletics351718.4867.0145176-315-1012-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1264680.365
61015California Angels361620.4448.5177157207-119-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1265868.460
71425Seattle Mariners401327.32513.5157226-693-1410-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1225171.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates32239.719--1561164011-412-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1307357.562
234Chicago Cubs322111.6562.01751363910-511-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1306070.462
346St. Louis Cardinals332013.6063.51661244210-710-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1296366.488
4511Philadelphia Phillies311714.5485.5146133139-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1318447.641
5616Montreal Expos301317.4339.0109130-217-76-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1326270.470
61124New York Mets331221.36411.5119122-37-105-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1295277.403
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers35278.771--2011297216-411-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1277156.559
2719Cincinnati Reds331419.42412.0149151-27-117-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1297455.574
4820San Francisco Giants341420.41212.5112140-289-95-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1286167.477
3921Houston Astros341420.41212.5120153-335-109-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1286761.523
51023San Diego Padres381424.36814.5177218-419-105-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1245569.444
61226Atlanta Braves351124.31416.0141219-783-138-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1275077.394


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John D'AcquistoP25.145Traded by Cardinals with Pat Scanlon to Padres for Butch Metzger. 
Butch MetzgerP24.359Traded by Padres to Cardinals for Pat Scanlon and John D'Acquisto. 
Pat Scanlon3B-2B24.236Traded by Cardinals with John D'Acquisto to Padres for Butch Metzger.