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Thursday August 18,1977This 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 1977-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians0BoxDennis LeonardWayne Garland(none)
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers4BoxCatfish HunterJim CrawfordSparky Lyle
Boston Red Sox8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxFergie JenkinsMike Caldwell(none)
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins8BoxPaul ThormodsgardBob Galasso(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Texas Rangers8BoxDock EllisJim Clancy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Chicago Cubs6BoxJerry ReussRay BurrisKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDon SuttonJim Barr(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Montreal Expos3BoxJim LonborgWayne Twitchell(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1167145.612--6275289935-2336-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park452619.578
224Baltimore Orioles1176849.5813.54894791030-2738-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442915.659
335New York Yankees1196950.5803.562149612529-3140-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I433112.721
4916Detroit Tigers1185464.45818.0522524-224-3430-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium442024.455
51018Cleveland Indians1195366.44519.5508575-6726-3427-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium421824.429
61121Milwaukee Brewers1245371.42722.0495594-9923-3930-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium381424.368
71426Toronto Blue Jays1174077.34231.5445609-16418-3922-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium441430.318
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1186850.576--5594738636-2232-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium442618.591
259Minnesota Twins1216952.5700.568456911530-3339-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium401525.375
3610Chicago White Sox1166650.5691.06465816529-2837-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park462422.522
4711Kansas City Royals1176651.5641.55835047932-2834-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium45369.800
5814California Angels1165858.5009.05184902827-3131-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium461630.348
61223Seattle Mariners1235073.40720.5478639-16126-3724-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome391425.359
71324Oakland Athletics1174473.37623.5423537-11419-3925-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum441925.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1187345.619--61250111129-3144-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium442816.636
236Pittsburgh Pirates1217051.5794.55775245325-3645-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium412615.634
348Chicago Cubs1196851.5715.55585471128-2839-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field431330.302
4512St. Louis Cardinals1206654.5508.05424796326-3340-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II421725.405
5919Montreal Expos1205367.44221.0500565-6527-3527-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium422220.524
61122New York Mets1194970.41224.5429470-4121-4028-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium431528.349
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1207347.608--57943414538-2435-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422517.595
2613Cincinnati Reds1206159.50812.06155714424-3437-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium422715.643
3715Houston Astros1215764.47116.5482509-2725-3532-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome412417.585
4817San Francisco Giants1225567.45119.0515558-4327-3428-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park402020.500
51020San Diego Padres1245470.43521.0558641-8329-3525-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381523.395
61225Atlanta Braves1184276.35630.0491659-16812-4530-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium441925.432


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry AndersonP24.258Traded by White Sox with Cash to Cubs for Steve Renko. 
Doug FrobelOF18.073Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Kevin HickeyP21.175Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Steve RenkoP32.251Traded by Cubs to White Sox for Larry Anderson and Cash.