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Tuesday August 23,1977This 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 1977-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3California Angels1BoxBob SykesWayne SimpsonSteve Foucault
New York Yankees8Chicago White Sox3BoxMike TorrezWilbur Wood(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals5BoxJim ColbornMike FlanaganLarry Gura
Boston Red Sox0Minnesota Twins7BoxDave GoltzFergie Jenkins(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Oakland Athletics1BoxJim ClancyJim Umbarger(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Texas Rangers2BoxMike CaldwellDock EllisBill Castro
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves2BoxRandy LerchPhil NiekroTug McGraw
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs3BoxCharlie WilliamsPaul Reuschel(none)
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds2BoxSteve RogersPaul MoskauDon Stanhouse
Houston Astros1New York Mets2BoxSkip LockwoodJoe Sambito(none)
San Diego Padres6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxRich GossageRollie Fingers(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob ForschDon Sutton(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1247351.589--64850814033-3240-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I382711.711
224Boston Red Sox1217150.5870.56405608035-2836-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park402614.650
346Baltimore Orioles1227052.5742.0512505732-3038-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium392712.692
4915Detroit Tigers1235964.48013.55485371129-3430-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391524.385
51017Cleveland Indians1245767.46016.0534586-5230-3527-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium371423.378
61121Milwaukee Brewers1305674.43120.0521616-9524-4032-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium321121.344
71425Toronto Blue Jays1224379.35229.0465623-15821-4122-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium391128.282
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Kansas City Royals1227151.582--6165229432-2839-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium40319.775
259Minnesota Twins1267254.5711.070958712230-3342-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium351223.343
3610Chicago White Sox1226953.5662.06666075931-3038-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park402119.525
4711Texas Rangers1236954.5612.55735007336-2233-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium392514.641
5814California Angels1215962.48811.55285082027-3132-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium411526.366
61223Seattle Mariners1285177.39823.0494672-17826-3725-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome341321.382
71324Oakland Athletics1224577.36926.0435558-12319-3926-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391821.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1237845.634--64151912231-3147-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium392316.590
237Chicago Cubs1247153.5737.55765641228-2842-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field381028.263
348Pittsburgh Pirates1267254.5717.55955425325-3647-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium362412.667
4512St. Louis Cardinals1257055.5609.05714987326-3344-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371324.351
5716Montreal Expos1265868.46021.5535582-4729-3530-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium361719.472
61122New York Mets1255174.40828.0440493-5321-4030-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium371324.351
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1257451.592--59745614139-2835-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372413.649
2613Cincinnati Reds1266561.5169.56395875228-3437-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium362313.639
3818San Francisco Giants1275869.45717.0532575-4330-3628-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park351718.486
4919Houston Astros1265769.45217.5496534-3825-4032-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome362412.667
51020San Diego Padres1295673.43420.0577667-9031-3825-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331320.394
61226Atlanta Braves1244381.34730.5511693-18213-4830-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381820.474


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby DarwinOF34.188Released by Cubs. 
Randy WilesP25.348Claimed on waivers by Cardinals from White Sox.