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Thursday August 11,1977This 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 1977-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDick DragoEnrique Romo(none)
California Angels7Boston Red Sox3BoxPaul HartzellDon Aase(none)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox1BoxRick WaitsKen KravecJim Kern
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees3BoxMike TorrezPablo Torrealba(none)
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers8BoxDoyle AlexanderJim ColbornRoger Moret
Minnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDave GoltzJeff ByrdTom Johnson
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTom SeaverBurt Hooton(none)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies10BoxJim KaatJackie BrownGene Garber
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxOdell JonesPat Zachry(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres2BoxRick SawyerPreston Hanna(none)
Houston Astros7San Francisco Giants5BoxDan LarsonGary LavelleJoe Sambito

Standings as of 1977-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1096544.596--5785067234-2231-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park523220.615
236Baltimore Orioles1126547.5801.54574471030-2735-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium493217.653
3711New York Yankees1116249.5594.05534629127-3135-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I513813.745
4916Detroit Tigers1115160.45915.0479490-1124-3427-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512328.451
51020Cleveland Indians1104862.43617.5461538-7726-3422-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium512328.451
61121Milwaukee Brewers1155065.43518.0458533-7522-3528-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium471730.362
71426Toronto Blue Jays1103971.35526.5417564-14718-3721-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium511536.294
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox1116546.586--6125377528-2437-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park512526.490
247Minnesota Twins1146648.5790.563853010828-3038-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium471829.383
359Texas Rangers1116348.5682.05024376535-2128-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium513120.608
4610Kansas City Royals1106248.5642.55534777628-2534-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium524012.769
5814California Angels1105555.5009.54914454624-2831-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium521933.365
61223Seattle Mariners1164868.41419.5460583-12324-3224-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome461630.348
71324Oakland Athletics1124270.37523.5400510-11017-3625-34L13T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492128.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies1116744.604--5634669723-3044-14W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium513417.667
234Chicago Cubs1126646.5891.55284992928-2837-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field501535.300
348Pittsburgh Pirates1146549.5703.55464984824-3441-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium483117.646
4512St. Louis Cardinals1146351.5535.55304607026-3337-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II482028.417
5918Montreal Expos1145163.44717.5472545-7326-3326-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium482424.500
61122New York Mets1124765.42020.5407446-3919-3528-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium501733.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1146945.605--55242113138-2431-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482919.604
2613Cincinnati Reds1135756.50411.55875493822-3235-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium493118.633
3715Houston Astros1165462.46616.0447488-4122-3332-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome462719.587
4817San Francisco Giants1155263.45217.5493529-3626-3226-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park472324.489
51019San Diego Padres1195267.43719.5542619-7728-3324-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium431726.395
61225Atlanta Braves1124072.35728.0473620-14711-4329-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium502129.420


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gorman HeimuellerP21.322Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.