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Games on 1977-05-25

Top1977 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP911,3882:23Paul SplittorffRoss GrimsleyPaul Splittorff (3-4)Ross Grimsley (4-3)Larry Gura (4)Whitey HerzogEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALKansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP911,3882:56Jim ColbornDennis MartinezDennis Martinez (3-2)Jim Colborn (5-5)-Whitey HerzogEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins13Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP903:15Dave GoltzBob StanleyDave Goltz (3-3)Bob Stanley (3-1)Tom Burgmeier (5)Gene MauchDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALMinnesota Twins9Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP924,6862:53Paul ThormodsgardMike PaxtonPaul Thormodsgard (3-2)Mike Paxton (0-1)-Gene MauchDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALSeattle Mariners1Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP124,5163:00John MontagueDennis EckersleyDennis Eckersley (4-3)Bill Laxton (2-2)-Darrell JohnsonFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels4Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP913,1502:21Frank TananaDave RobertsFrank Tanana (8-1)Dave Roberts (3-6)-Norm SherryRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALChicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers7Boxscore - PBP914,3462:31Chris KnappMoose HaasMoose Haas (4-2)Chris Knapp (5-2)-Bob LemonAlex GrammasCounty Stadium
ALTexas Rangers2New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP919,6932:35Bert BlylevenGil PattersonGil Patterson (1-1)Bert Blyleven (4-5)Sparky Lyle (7)Frank LucchesiBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALTexas Rangers1New York Yankees0Boxscore - PBP919,6932:23Gaylord PerryMike TorrezGaylord Perry (4-4)Mike Torrez (5-3)-Frank LucchesiBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALOakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP1036,0973:11Jim UmbargerJerry GarvinDave Giusti (1-2)Jerry Garvin (6-2)-Jack McKeonRoy HartsfieldExhibition Stadiu
NLMontreal Expos3Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP99,0882:50Dan WarthenRay BurrisRay Burris (7-4)Dan Warthen (1-2)Bruce Sutter (11)Dick WilliamsHerman FranksWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros7Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP927,7432:23Joaquin AndujarDoug RauJoaquin Andujar (4-3)Charlie Hough (3-3)Ken Forsch (4)Bill VirdonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves5San Diego Padres6Boxscore - PBP1214,2883:30Max LeonBob OwchinkoTom Griffin (4-2)Jamie Easterly (1-1)-Dave BristolJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP97,0412:18Tom HumeJohn CurtisCharlie Williams (1-1)Tom Hume (0-1)Gary Lavelle (6)Sparky AndersonJoe Altobelli3Com Park at Cand
NLCincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP97,0412:18Tom HumeJohn CurtisCharlie Williams (1-1)Tom Hume (0-1)Gary Lavelle (6)Sparky AndersonJoe AltobelliCandlestick Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP912,4011:58Steve CarltonPete FalconeSteve Carlton (6-2)Pete Falcone (1-5)Tom Underwood (1)Danny OzarkVern RappBusch Stadium II
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 1977-05-25.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles392316.590--138135310-813-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1227448.607
248New York Yankees422319.5481.5196150469-914-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1207743.642
3611Boston Red Sox402119.5252.5207221-1410-911-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1217645.628
4812Milwaukee Brewers442222.5003.5189183610-1412-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1184573.381
51118Detroit Tigers391722.4366.0171195-2412-125-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1235766.463
61219Cleveland Indians371621.4326.0160204-448-118-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1245569.444
71322Toronto Blue Jays421725.4057.5175201-267-1410-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1193782.311
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins412714.659--2331607316-1111-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1205763.475
236Chicago White Sox382216.5793.52081812712-1010-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1246856.548
359Texas Rangers372017.5415.0147141612-68-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1257451.592
4713California Angels422121.5006.5201170319-1112-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1205367.442
5914Oakland Athletics412021.4887.0176202-267-1013-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1204377.358
61015Kansas City Royals401921.4757.5189174158-611-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1228339.680
71426Seattle Mariners461630.34813.5184257-736-1710-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1164868.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates382612.684--1851454011-515-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1247054.565
234Chicago Cubs382513.6581.02101624812-712-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1245668.452
347St. Louis Cardinals402317.5754.01981564211-712-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1226062.492
4510Philadelphia Phillies382018.5266.01741631112-108-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1248143.653
51023Montreal Expos371423.37811.5142180-388-97-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1256164.488
61124New York Mets401525.37512.0141155-148-147-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1224973.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers423111.738--2361637319-612-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1206753.558
2616Cincinnati Reds391821.46211.5187174137-1211-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1237053.569
3717San Francisco Giants411823.43912.5142166-2412-126-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1215764.471
4820San Diego Padres451926.42213.5221249-2812-117-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1175067.427
5921Houston Astros411724.41513.5148188-406-1111-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1216457.529
61225Atlanta Braves431528.34916.5183266-834-1511-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1194673.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim Ireland2B-1B24.072Released by Cubs. 
Bobby TolanOF31.187Released by Phillies.