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Tuesday August 2,1977This 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 1977-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees9California Angels3BoxMike TorrezPaul Hartzell(none)
Texas Rangers9Chicago White Sox8BoxDarold KnowlesBart Johnson(none)
Cleveland Indians9Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDennis EckersleyMike Caldwell(none)
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers4BoxWayne GarlandBill Castro(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins9BoxDave GoltzAndy Hassler(none)
Boston Red Sox3Seattle Mariners2BoxBill CampbellJohn Montague(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves4BoxButch MetzgerPhil NiekroClay Carroll
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds2BoxGuillermo HernandezMario SotoDave Roberts
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros3BoxGrant JacksonDan Larson(none)
San Francisco Giants2Montreal Expos10BoxSteve RogersBob Knepper(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7New York Mets2BoxTommy JohnJerry Koosman(none)
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBob OwchinkoJim KaatRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1977-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1025943.578--5414816029-2230-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593821.644
235Baltimore Orioles1046044.577--4234101329-2431-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium573720.649
359New York Yankees1055946.5621.55294399026-2833-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I574116.719
4917Detroit Tigers1014655.45512.5445446-123-3323-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium612833.459
51018Cleveland Indians1024656.45113.0428489-6124-2822-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium592534.424
61120Milwaukee Brewers1064660.43415.0422492-7021-3225-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium562135.375
71426Toronto Blue Jays1023666.35323.0386523-13716-3320-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium591841.305
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1026240.608--5704848628-2134-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park602832.467
248Minnesota Twins1076146.5703.55855008527-2934-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium542331.426
4710Texas Rangers1015645.5545.54484034531-1925-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium613823.623
3611Kansas City Royals1015645.5545.55044426227-2429-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium614615.754
5814California Angels1024854.47114.04364142221-2727-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium602634.433
61222Seattle Mariners1084662.42619.0427532-10524-2822-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome541836.333
71324Oakland Athletics1034261.40820.5385474-8917-3225-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum582137.362
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs1046341.606--4814562527-2535-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field581840.310
236Philadelphia Phillies1035944.5733.55194536623-3036-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium594217.712
347Pittsburgh Pirates1056045.5713.55024624022-3138-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium573621.632
4512St. Louis Cardinals1065848.5476.05044406421-3037-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II562531.446
5715Montreal Expos1044856.46215.0441490-4925-2724-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium582731.466
61123New York Mets1044460.42319.0385410-2519-3425-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium582038.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1066739.632--53639614038-2029-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium563125.554
2613Cincinnati Reds1045252.50014.05525124020-3032-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium583622.621
3816Houston Astros1074958.45818.5414455-4120-3129-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome553223.582
4919San Francisco Giants1074859.44919.5455497-4224-3024-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park552728.491
51021San Diego Padres1084662.42622.0487559-7225-2821-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium542331.426
61225Atlanta Braves1043767.35629.0446592-14611-4026-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium582434.414


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Stan ThomasP28.022Sent to Yankees by Mariners for future considerations.