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Games on 1977-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2California Angels3BoxFrank TananaJeff Byrd(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals6BoxDoug BirdBill Campbell(none)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMoose HaasKen Kravec(none)
Chicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxSteve RenkoBill TraversLerrin LaGrow
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins9BoxRon SchuelerRudy May(none)
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics1BoxDennis EckersleyRick Langford(none)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners4BoxJim CrawfordPaul MitchellJohn Hiller
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers1BoxRon GuidryDoyle AlexanderSparky Lyle
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs1BoxRick RhodenDennis LampLance Rautzhan
Atlanta Braves4Montreal Expos10BoxDon StanhouseDick Ruthven(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets1BoxTom SeaverJerry Koosman(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSteve CarltonMark Lemongello(none)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxGary LavelleRich GossageRandy Moffitt
San Diego Padres7St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBob OwchinkoTom Underwood(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1197148.597--6365488835-2636-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422616.619
224New York Yankees1227250.5900.563750013732-3140-19W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I402812.700
335Baltimore Orioles1207050.5831.55034921132-2838-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium412714.659
4915Detroit Tigers1215764.47115.0540535527-3430-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium411724.415
51017Cleveland Indians1225666.45916.5519581-6229-3427-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium391524.385
61121Milwaukee Brewers1285573.43020.5510606-9623-3932-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium341222.353
71426Toronto Blue Jays1204278.35029.5455617-16220-4022-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium411229.293
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1206951.575--6035139032-2837-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium42339.786
259Chicago White Sox1206852.5671.06585966231-3037-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park422220.524
3610Minnesota Twins1247054.5651.069758311430-3340-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium371423.378
4711Texas Rangers1216853.5621.55634897436-2232-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium412615.634
5814California Angels1195960.4969.55265002627-3132-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium431528.349
61223Seattle Mariners1265076.39722.0489657-16826-3724-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome361422.389
71324Oakland Athletics1204476.36725.0429548-11919-3925-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum411922.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1217645.628--63351312029-3147-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium412516.610
237Chicago Cubs1227052.5746.55705581228-2841-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field401129.275
348Pittsburgh Pirates1247153.5736.55885355325-3646-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium382513.658
4512St. Louis Cardinals1236855.5539.05614917026-3342-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II391524.385
5919Montreal Expos1245668.45221.5526579-5327-3530-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium381919.500
61122New York Mets1234974.39828.0436491-5521-4028-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium391524.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1237449.602--59044614439-2635-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium392415.615
2613Cincinnati Reds1246559.5249.56365785828-3437-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium382315.605
3716Houston Astros1245767.46017.5494530-3625-3832-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome382414.632
4818San Francisco Giants1255768.45618.0526569-4329-3528-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park371819.486
51020San Diego Padres1275572.43321.0570660-9030-3725-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium351421.400
61225Atlanta Braves1224379.35230.5505685-18013-4830-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium401822.450