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Games on 1977-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3California Angels1BoxJerry GarvinNolan RyanPete Vuckovich
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals9BoxJim ColbornMike Paxton(none)
Chicago White Sox3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxWilbur WoodJim Slaton(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins2BoxMike FlanaganDave Goltz(none)
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics1BoxAl FitzmorrisJoe ColemanJim Kern
Detroit Tigers6Seattle Mariners4BoxDave RozemaDick PoleBruce Taylor
New York Yankees8Texas Rangers1BoxMike TorrezRoger Moret(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs6BoxMike KrukowTommy John(none)
Atlanta Braves5Montreal Expos3BoxPhil NiekroSteve Rogers(none)
Atlanta Braves2Montreal Expos7BoxFred HoldsworthEddie SolomonSanto Alcala
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets1BoxDoug CapillaJon Matlack(none)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets3BoxPaul MoskauNino EspinosaPedro Borbon
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies9BoxLarry ChristensonJoe Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJohn CandelariaBob Knepper(none)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals12BoxJohn UrreaDave Freisleben(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1177146.607--6305379335-2436-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park442618.591
224Baltimore Orioles1186949.5852.54924811131-2738-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium432815.651
335New York Yankees1207050.5832.562949713230-3140-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I423012.714
4916Detroit Tigers1195564.46217.0528528025-3430-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium431924.442
51017Cleveland Indians1205466.45018.5510576-6627-3427-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium411724.415
61121Milwaukee Brewers1255372.42422.0496597-10123-3930-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium371423.378
71426Toronto Blue Jays1184177.34730.5448610-16219-3922-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium431330.302
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago White Sox1176750.573--6495826730-2837-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park452322.511
259Texas Rangers1196851.571--5604817936-2232-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium432617.605
3610Kansas City Royals1186751.5680.55925078532-2835-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium44359.795
4711Minnesota Twins1226953.5660.568657211430-3339-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391524.385
5814California Angels1175859.4969.05194932627-3131-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium451629.356
61223Seattle Mariners1245074.40320.5482645-16326-3724-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome381424.368
71324Oakland Athletics1184474.37323.5424539-11519-3925-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431924.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1197445.622--62150611529-3145-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium432716.628
236Pittsburgh Pirates1227151.5824.55835255825-3646-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium402515.625
347Chicago Cubs1206951.5755.55645491528-2840-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field421230.286
4512St. Louis Cardinals1216754.5548.05544837126-3341-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411625.390
5919Montreal Expos1225468.44321.5510572-6227-3528-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium402119.525
61122New York Mets1214972.40526.0433478-4521-4028-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium411526.366
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1217348.603--58144014138-2535-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium412516.610
2613Cincinnati Reds1226359.51610.56235754826-3437-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium402515.625
3715Houston Astros1225765.46716.5487518-3125-3632-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome402416.600
4818San Francisco Giants1235568.44719.0516564-4827-3528-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park392019.513
51020San Diego Padres1255471.43221.0562653-9129-3625-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371522.405
61225Atlanta Braves1204377.35829.5498669-17113-4630-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium421824.429