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Tuesday August 16,1977This 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 1977-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezTom Johnson(none)
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox5BoxBill CampbellDoug Bird(none)
Oakland Athletics7Cleveland Indians3BoxVida BlueDennis Eckersley(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers2BoxGlenn AbbottJack Morris(none)
Texas Rangers11Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDoyle AlexanderMoose Haas(none)
Chicago White Sox10New York Yankees11BoxKen ClayRandy Wiles(none)
California Angels7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxPaul HartzellJeff Byrd(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves1BoxMark LemongelloDick RuthvenBo McLaughlin
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs6BoxGuillermo HernandezLarry Demery(none)
San Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds5BoxTom SeaverBob Owchinko(none)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLance RautzhanRandy Moffitt(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Montreal Expos5BoxWarren BrusstarJoe KerriganGene Garber
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxPat ZachryTom Underwood(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1147044.614--6165199734-2236-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park472720.574
224Baltimore Orioles1176849.5813.54894791030-2738-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442915.659
337New York Yankees1176750.5734.560948712227-3140-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I453312.733
4916Detroit Tigers1165462.46617.0513512124-3430-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium462026.435
51018Cleveland Indians1175364.45318.5505566-6126-3427-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium441826.409
61121Milwaukee Brewers1225270.42622.0486583-9723-3929-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium401525.375
71426Toronto Blue Jays1154075.34830.5440595-15518-3722-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium461432.304
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1196851.571--67456411030-3338-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium421626.381
269Chicago White Sox1166650.5690.56465816529-2837-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park462422.522
3510Texas Rangers1166650.5690.55454687736-2230-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium462818.609
4711Kansas City Royals1156451.5572.05745017330-2834-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium47389.809
5814California Angels1165858.5008.55184902827-3131-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium461630.348
61223Seattle Mariners1214972.40520.0473629-15625-3624-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome411526.366
71324Oakland Athletics1174473.37623.0423537-11419-3925-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum441925.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1167244.621--60448511928-3044-14W13T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium462917.630
235Pittsburgh Pirates1196950.5804.55685145424-3545-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium432716.628
346Chicago Cubs1176750.5735.55485381028-2838-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field451431.311
4512St. Louis Cardinals1196554.5468.55404796126-3339-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II431825.419
5919Montreal Expos1185266.44121.0484557-7327-3526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium442321.523
61122New York Mets1184969.41524.0429468-3921-3928-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium441529.341
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1197247.605--57243413838-2434-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium432617.605
2613Cincinnati Reds1196158.51311.06115644724-3437-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium432716.628
3715Houston Astros1205763.47515.5476500-2425-3432-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome422418.571
4817San Francisco Giants1215566.45518.0515551-3627-3328-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park412021.488
51020San Diego Padres1235370.43121.0551637-8628-3525-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium391623.410
61225Atlanta Braves1174176.35030.0482653-17112-4529-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium452025.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Stan PerzanowskiP26.356Released by Angels.