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Saturday August 6,1977This 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 1977-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5California Angels9BoxKen BrettRudy May(none)
Texas Rangers5Detroit Tigers6BoxMilt WilcoxDoyle AlexanderSteve Foucault
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals6BoxJim ColbornDave HamiltonDoug Bird
Toronto Blue Jays5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDave LemanczykJerry AugustineJerry Johnson
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins6BoxPete RedfernWayne Garland(none)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics1BoxDon AasePablo TorrealbaBill Campbell
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners9BoxGlenn AbbottCatfish Hunter(none)
Montreal Expos1Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroSteve Rogers(none)
San Diego Padres5Chicago Cubs10BoxBill BonhamRandy JonesPaul Reuschel
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds8BoxTom SeaverTerry Forster(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxBob ForschMark LemongelloButch Metzger
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros4BoxTom DixonTom Underwood(none)
San Francisco Giants7New York Mets3BoxEd HalickiPat Zachry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxGene GarberBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1066343.594--5594877233-2230-21W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park553421.618
258Baltimore Orioles1076146.5702.5436430630-2631-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium543618.667
3711New York Yankees1085949.5465.05374587926-3133-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I544113.759
4917Detroit Tigers1064858.45315.0459474-1524-3424-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium562630.464
51019Cleveland Indians1054659.43816.5447516-6924-3122-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium562531.446
61221Milwaukee Brewers1094762.43117.5433507-7421-3226-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium532033.377
71426Toronto Blue Jays1063868.35825.0401542-14118-3520-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium551639.291
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox1066343.594--5905187228-2335-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park562729.482
236Minnesota Twins1116447.5771.56185209827-2937-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502030.400
347Kansas City Royals1056045.5712.55374518627-2433-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium574215.737
4610Texas Rangers1065947.5574.04794275234-2125-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium563521.625
5814California Angels1055154.48611.54554223321-2730-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium572334.404
61120Seattle Mariners1114863.43217.5445549-10424-2824-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome511635.314
71324Oakland Athletics1074265.39321.5393488-9517-3225-33L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542133.389
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs1076443.598--5024772527-2636-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field551738.309
235Philadelphia Phillies1076344.5891.05384588023-3040-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium553817.691
349Pittsburgh Pirates1096247.5693.05274804724-3338-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium533419.642
4512St. Louis Cardinals1106050.5455.55174516623-3237-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522329.442
5816Montreal Expos1085058.46314.5454504-5026-2925-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium542529.463
61022New York Mets1074661.43018.0395422-2719-3427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium551837.327
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1096742.615--54240913338-2329-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium533122.585
2613Cincinnati Reds1085454.50012.55725403220-3034-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium543420.630
3715Houston Astros1115259.46816.0427463-3620-3132-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome512922.569
4918San Francisco Giants1104961.44518.5466507-4125-3224-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park522626.500
51123San Diego Padres1124765.42021.5505587-8226-3121-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium502228.440
61225Atlanta Braves1083969.36127.5459606-14711-4028-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium542232.407