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Wednesday June 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 1977-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox14BoxRick WiseDennis Martinez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1California Angels2BoxDave LaRocheTom Bruno(none)
New York Yankees9Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike TorrezJerry Augustine(none)
Kansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins9BoxDave JohnsonLarry Gura(none)
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics3BoxPablo TorrealbaDennis EckersleyBob Lacey
Detroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners3BoxMike KekichJohn Hiller(none)
Chicago White Sox1Texas Rangers6BoxBert BlylevenKen Kravec(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs2BoxDon SuttonMike Krukow(none)
Atlanta Braves0Montreal Expos6BoxSteve RogersAndy Messersmith(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets0BoxJack BillinghamJerry Koosman(none)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteve CarltonMark Lemongello(none)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn CurtisJim RookerGary Lavelle
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxEric RasmussenRandy Jones(none)

Standings as of 1977-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees553124.564--2742155915-1316-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1076938.645
2410Baltimore Orioles532924.5471.0211216-514-1515-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1086840.630
359Boston Red Sox532924.5471.02822701214-1215-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1086840.630
4915Milwaukee Brewers562729.4824.5240253-1312-1715-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1064066.377
51117Cleveland Indians492326.4695.0204245-4112-1411-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1124864.429
61221Detroit Tigers512229.4317.0218238-2015-147-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1115259.468
71323Toronto Blue Jays522131.4048.5208240-3210-1611-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1093376.303
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins543321.611--2882305817-1316-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1075156.477
237Chicago White Sox522923.5583.02872523515-1414-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1106149.555
3611Texas Rangers502624.5205.0212208413-813-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1126844.607
4712California Angels522626.5006.02352112412-1314-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1104862.436
5814Oakland Athletics532627.4916.5213240-2711-1315-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1083771.343
61016Kansas City Royals522527.4817.02612471411-914-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1107733.700
71425Seattle Mariners582335.39712.0231299-6811-1712-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1044163.394
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs513318.647--2512143714-1118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1114863.432
234Pittsburgh Pirates502921.5803.52261913512-1017-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1126745.598
345St. Louis Cardinals533023.5664.02672145311-1019-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1095356.486
458Philadelphia Phillies522923.5584.52342171713-1416-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1107238.655
5920Montreal Expos512229.43111.0209235-2611-1312-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1115358.477
61022New York Mets542232.40712.5194202-810-1712-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1084266.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers553718.673--2872177021-1016-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1076146.570
2613Cincinnati Reds522626.5009.52542282610-1516-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1106248.564
3718San Francisco Giants562630.46411.5210241-3116-1510-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1064957.462
4819San Diego Padres592633.44113.0280313-3317-169-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1034360.417
51124Houston Astros552233.40015.0207259-529-1913-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1075948.551
61226Atlanta Braves562036.35717.5237325-886-2214-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1064165.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Doug Rader3B32.313Purchased by Blue Jays from Padres.