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Monday May 23,1977This 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 1977-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles6BoxDyar MillerJim Slaton(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees3BoxBill LeeEd FigueroaBill Campbell
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRick LangfordPete Vuckovich(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres5BoxBuzz CapraDave Tomlin(none)
San Francisco Giants7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxEd HalickiEric RasmussenGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1977-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles362115.583--128128010-811-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1257649.608
248Boston Red Sox372116.5680.5193193010-811-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1247648.613
3610New York Yankees392118.5381.5187142459-912-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1237944.642
4712Milwaukee Brewers422121.5003.0181177410-1311-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1204674.383
51117Detroit Tigers371720.4594.5170189-1912-125-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1255768.456
61219Toronto Blue Jays411724.4156.5170195-257-1410-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1203783.308
71322Cleveland Indians351421.4006.5151198-478-116-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1265769.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins392514.641--2111516014-1111-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1225963.484
225Chicago White Sox372215.5952.02041743012-910-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1256857.544
359Texas Rangers351916.5434.0144138611-58-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1277552.591
4813Oakland Athletics401921.4756.5170197-276-1013-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1214477.364
5914California Angels401921.4756.5195169267-1112-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1225567.451
61015Kansas City Royals381820.4746.5183166177-511-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1248440.677
71426Seattle Mariners441628.36411.5178248-706-1510-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1184870.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates372512.676--1801433711-514-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1257154.568
234Chicago Cubs362313.6391.51991544512-711-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1265868.460
347St. Louis Cardinals382216.5793.51891494011-711-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1246163.492
4511Philadelphia Phillies361917.5285.51671541311-98-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1268244.651
5921Montreal Expos351421.40010.0134169-357-87-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1276166.480
61124New York Mets391524.38511.0139150-118-137-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1234974.398
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers403010.750--2261547219-611-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1226854.557
2616Cincinnati Reds381820.47411.0182168147-1111-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1247054.565
3718San Francisco Giants401723.42513.0136161-2512-125-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1225864.475
4820Houston Astros391623.41013.5139178-395-1011-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1236558.528
51023San Diego Padres431726.39514.5211241-3012-115-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1195267.437
61225Atlanta Braves411526.36615.5175256-814-1311-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1214675.380


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos LezcanoOF21.236Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Dave MoatesOF29.114Purchased by Yankees from Rangers.