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Wednesday June 15,1977This date in baseball
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Games on 1977-06-15

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim SlatonMike FlanaganSam Hinds
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians0BoxMike MarshallJim Bibby(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Detroit Tigers9BoxFernando ArroyoDave Lemanczyk(none)
California Angels2Minnesota Twins3BoxDave GoltzFrank Tanana(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners6BoxMike KekichPablo Torrealba(none)
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves5BoxBob ApodacaBuzz CapraSkip Lockwood
Philadelphia Phillies7Cincinnati Reds8BoxPedro BorbonTom Underwood(none)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros0BoxJackie BrownJ.R. Richard(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxRick RhodenOdell Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Diego Padres0BoxRick ReuschelBob Owchinko(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9San Francisco Giants6BoxJohn UrreaRandy Moffitt(none)

Standings as of 1977-06-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox583424.586--3062802614-1220-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1036340.612
236New York Yankees613526.5740.53022386416-1319-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1016536.644
349Baltimore Orioles593227.5422.5238242-414-1618-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1026537.637
4814Milwaukee Brewers623032.4846.0260282-2213-1817-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1003763.370
51117Detroit Tigers572631.4567.5247254-717-169-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1054857.457
61218Cleveland Indians552431.4368.5213274-6113-1611-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1064759.443
71424Toronto Blue Jays572334.40410.5221268-4712-1911-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium1043173.298
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Minnesota Twins603525.583--3142625218-1517-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1014952.485
2510Chicago White Sox583127.5343.03042812317-1814-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1045945.567
3612Texas Rangers562927.5184.02332191416-1013-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1066541.613
4713California Angels572928.5094.52622303213-1416-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1054560.429
6915Oakland Athletics582830.4836.0236261-2512-1416-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1033568.340
51016Kansas City Royals582830.4836.02872642314-1214-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1047430.712
71323Seattle Mariners642638.40611.0254322-6811-1715-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome983860.388
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs573918.684--2742284616-1122-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1054263.400
235St. Louis Cardinals593425.5766.03042485612-1122-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1034954.476
347Pittsburgh Pirates563224.5716.52532203312-1220-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1066442.604
4611Philadelphia Phillies593128.5259.02702561415-1916-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1037033.680
5820Montreal Expos582533.43114.5235280-4514-1712-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1045054.481
6921New York Mets612635.42615.0223229-614-2012-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1013863.376
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers614021.656--3212477422-1318-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1015843.574
258Cincinnati Reds593227.5427.03082624610-1522-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1035647.544
3719San Francisco Giants622735.43513.5232266-3416-1911-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1004852.480
41022San Diego Padres652738.41515.0301345-4418-199-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium974255.433
51125Houston Astros622537.40315.5227275-489-1916-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1005644.560
61226Atlanta Braves632340.36518.0274366-926-2217-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium993861.384

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick AuerbachSS27.120Purchased by Reds from Rangers. 
Tim BlackwellC24.300Traded by Phillies with Wayne Twitchell to Expos for Dan Warthen and Barry Foote. 
Rick BosettiOF23.314Traded by Phillies with Dane Iorg and Tom Underwood to Cardinals for Steve Waterbury and Bake McBride. 
Ken BrettP28.270Traded by White Sox to Angels for John Flannery, John Verhoeven and Don Kirkwood. 
Mike CaldwellP28.144Traded by Reds to Brewers for Garry Pyka and Dick O'Keefe. 
Doug CapillaP25.160Traded by Cardinals to Reds for Rawly Eastwick. 
Willie CrawfordOF30.281Traded by Astros to Athletics for Denny Walling and Cash. 
Rawly EastwickP26.234Traded by Reds to Cardinals for Doug Capilla. 
Dock EllisP32.096Purchased by Rangers from Athletics. 
Mike FischlinSS-2B21.276Traded by Yankees with Dave Bergman and Randy Niemann to Astros for Cliff Johnson. 
John FlannerySS-3B20.141Traded by Angels with John Verhoeven and Don Kirkwood to White Sox for Ken Brett. 
Doug Flynn2B-SS26.058Traded by Reds with Dan Norman, Steve Henderson and Pat Zachry to Mets for Tom Seaver. 
Barry FooteC25.120Traded by Expos with Dan Warthen to Phillies for Tim Blackwell and Wayne Twitchell. 
Jim FregosiSS35.072Traded by Rangers to Pirates for Ed Kirkpatrick. 
Steve HarganP34.280Purchased by Braves from Rangers. 
Steve HendersonOF24.209Traded by Reds with Dan Norman, Doug Flynn and Pat Zachry to Mets for Tom Seaver. 
Dane Iorg1B-OF27.035Traded by Phillies with Rick Bosetti and Tom Underwood to Cardinals for Steve Waterbury and Bake McBride. 
Cliff Johnson1B-C29.329Traded by Astros to Yankees for Dave Bergman, Mike Fischlin and Randy Niemann. 
Dave KingmanOF-1B28.176Traded by Mets to Padres for Paul Siebert and Bobby Valentine. 
Ed KirkpatrickOF-C32.250Traded by Pirates to Rangers for Jim Fregosi. 
Don KirkwoodP27.264Traded by Angels with John Flannery and John Verhoeven to White Sox for Ken Brett. 
Bake McBrideOF28.132Traded by Cardinals with Steve Waterbury to Phillies for Rick Bosetti, Dane Iorg and Tom Underwood. 
Randy NiemannP21.213Traded by Yankees with Dave Bergman and Mike Fischlin to Astros for Cliff Johnson. 
Gary NolanP29.019Traded by Reds to Angels for Craig Hendrickson. 
Dan NormanOF22.155Traded by Reds with Steve Henderson, Doug Flynn and Pat Zachry to Mets for Tom Seaver. 
Mike PhillipsSS-2B26.300Traded by Mets to Cardinals for Joel Youngblood. 
Tom SeaverP32.210Traded by Mets to Reds for Dan Norman, Steve Henderson, Doug Flynn and Pat Zachry. 
Paul SiebertP24.010Traded by Padres with Bobby Valentine to Mets for Dave Kingman. 
Wayne TwitchellP29.097Traded by Phillies with Tim Blackwell to Expos for Dan Warthen and Barry Foote. 
Tom UnderwoodP23.175Traded by Phillies with Rick Bosetti and Dane Iorg to Cardinals for Steve Waterbury and Bake McBride. 
Bobby ValentineSS-OF27.033Traded by Padres with Paul Siebert to Mets for Dave Kingman. 
John VerhoevenP23.347Traded by Angels with John Flannery and Don Kirkwood to White Sox for Ken Brett. 
Denny Walling3B-OF23.059Traded by Athletics with Cash to Astros for Willie Crawford. 
Dan WarthenP24.196Traded by Expos with Barry Foote to Phillies for Tim Blackwell and Wayne Twitchell. 
Steve WaterburyP25.070Traded by Cardinals with Bake McBride to Phillies for Rick Bosetti, Dane Iorg and Tom Underwood. 
Joel YoungbloodOF-3B25.292Traded by Cardinals to Mets for Mike Phillips. 
Pat ZachryP25.052Traded by Reds with Dan Norman, Steve Henderson and Doug Flynn to Mets for Tom Seaver.