Tips Updates
Minor Leagues
Extra Bases

Saturday August 20,1977This date in baseball
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Josh Pearce celebrated a birthday on this date.
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.

1977 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

Select a Date

Month Day Year

Games on 1977-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5California Angels4BoxPete VuckovichDave LaRoche(none)
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals5BoxMark LittellLuis TiantDoug Bird
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJerry AugustineSteve StoneEduardo Rodriguez
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins2BoxRoss GrimsleyPete RedfernDennis Martinez
Cleveland Indians5Oakland Athletics4BoxJim KernDoug Bair(none)
Detroit Tigers7Seattle Mariners3BoxMilt WilcoxGlenn Abbott(none)
New York Yankees6Texas Rangers2BoxDick TidrowGaylord PerrySparky Lyle
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs5BoxGuillermo HernandezCharlie HoughDave Giusti
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos6BoxJackie BrownBuzz CapraJoe Kerrigan
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets2BoxFred NormanCraig Swan(none)
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTug McGrawBo McLaughlin(none)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxEd HalickiOdell Jones(none)
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals7BoxEric RasmussenRandy Jones(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1187147.602--6325429035-2536-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park432617.605
224Baltimore Orioles1197049.5881.54984831532-2738-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium422715.643
335New York Yankees1217150.5871.563549913631-3140-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I412912.707
4915Detroit Tigers1205664.46716.0535531426-3430-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium421824.429
51017Cleveland Indians1215566.45517.5515580-6528-3427-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium401624.400
61121Milwaukee Brewers1265472.42921.0500599-9923-3931-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium361323.361
71426Toronto Blue Jays1194277.35329.5453614-16120-3922-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium421230.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Kansas City Royals1196851.571--5975098832-2836-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium43349.791
259Chicago White Sox1186751.5680.56515866530-2937-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park442321.523
3610Texas Rangers1206852.5670.55624877536-2232-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium422616.619
4711Minnesota Twins1236954.5611.068857811030-3339-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium381523.395
5814California Angels1185860.4929.55234982527-3131-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium441628.364
61223Seattle Mariners1255075.40021.0485652-16726-3724-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome371423.378
71324Oakland Athletics1194475.37024.0428544-11619-3925-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421923.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1207545.625--62651011629-3146-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium422616.619
236Chicago Cubs1217051.5795.55695531628-2841-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field411130.268
347Pittsburgh Pirates1237152.5775.55845305425-3646-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium392514.641
4512St. Louis Cardinals1226854.5578.05614847726-3342-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II401525.375
5919Montreal Expos1235568.44721.5516575-5927-3529-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium392019.513
61122New York Mets1224973.40227.0435486-5121-4028-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium401525.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1227349.598--58544514038-2635-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium402515.625
2613Cincinnati Reds1236459.5209.56315775427-3437-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium392415.615
3716Houston Astros1235766.46316.5491523-3225-3732-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome392415.615
4818San Francisco Giants1245668.45218.0521565-4428-3528-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park381919.500
51020San Diego Padres1265472.42921.0563660-9729-3725-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium361521.417
61225Atlanta Braves1214378.35529.5501675-17413-4730-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium411823.439


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ramon HernandezP36.354Released by Red Sox. 
Don KessingerSS35.034Traded by Cardinals to White Sox for Steve Staniland. 
Ed KirkpatrickOF-C32.316Traded by Rangers to Brewers for Gorman Thomas.