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Games on 1977-08-24

Top1977 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox5Baltimore Orioles10Boxscore - PBP910,9133:16Steve StoneRoss GrimsleyScott McGregor (2-2)Steve Stone (13-9)-Bob LemonEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALTexas Rangers3Boston Red Sox0Boxscore - PBP902:26Gaylord PerryMike PaxtonGaylord Perry (11-10)Mike Paxton (6-4)Adrian Devine (11)Billy HunterDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALTexas Rangers6Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP931,7843:01Nelson BrilesReggie ClevelandLen Barker (2-1)Reggie Cleveland (8-7)-Billy HunterDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians5California Angels3Boxscore - PBP902:41Al FitzmorrisNolan RyanAl Fitzmorris (6-7)Nolan Ryan (17-12)Jim Kern (16)Jeff TorborgDave GarciaAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians2California Angels5Boxscore - PBP916,3942:16Rick WaitsKen BrettKen Brett (11-9)Rick Waits (7-5)Dave LaRoche (13)Jeff TorborgDave GarciaAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals4Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP159,0824:21Marty PattinJim SlatonDoug Bird (10-4)Lary Sorensen (4-7)Steve Mingori (4)Whitey HerzogAlex GrammasCounty Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins1New York Yankees11Boxscore - PBP926,6762:05Pete RedfernCatfish HunterCatfish Hunter (9-7)Pete Redfern (5-9)-Gene MauchBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALDetroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP901:53Dave RozemaVida BlueVida Blue (12-15)Dave Rozema (14-5)-Ralph HoukBobby WinklesOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers5Oakland Athletics6Boxscore - PBP107,3243:01Milt WilcoxJoe ColemanDoug Bair (2-2)John Hiller (5-13)-Ralph HoukBobby WinklesOakland-Alameda C
ALToronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners0Boxscore - PBP902:31Jerry GarvinDick PoleJerry Garvin (9-13)Dick Pole (7-11)-Roy HartsfieldDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
ALToronto Blue Jays9Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP913,2532:14Jesse JeffersonGlenn AbbottJesse Jefferson (8-13)Glenn Abbott (10-9)-Roy HartsfieldDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
NLChicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP94,6492:34Mike KrukowEddie SolomonDon Collins (3-9)Guillermo Hernandez (7-5)Dave Campbell (4)Herman FranksDave BristolAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLNew York Mets4Cincinnati Reds11Boxscore - PBP928,8322:32Jon MatlackDoug CapillaDoug Capilla (6-5)Jon Matlack (6-15)-Joe TorreSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP913,0982:05Larry ChristensonJoe NiekroJoe Niekro (9-5)Larry Christenson (12-6)-Danny OzarkBill VirdonAstrodome
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP1020,0182:58Tommy JohnOdell JonesTommy John (15-5)Rich Gossage (9-9)Mike Garman (7)Tom LasordaChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP915,7642:15Ed HalickiJohn UrreaJohn Urrea (6-3)Ed Halicki (11-10)Al Hrabosky (9)Joe AltobelliVern RappBusch Stadium II
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 1977-08-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1257451.592--65950915033-3241-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I372611.703
235Baltimore Orioles1237152.5772.05225101232-3039-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium382612.684
346Boston Red Sox1237152.5772.06435697435-2836-24L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park382612.684
4915Detroit Tigers1255966.47215.0554546829-3630-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371522.405
51016Cleveland Indians1265868.46016.5541594-5331-3627-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351322.371
61121Milwaukee Brewers1315675.42721.0524620-9624-4032-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium311120.355
71425Toronto Blue Jays1244579.36328.5481626-14523-4122-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium37928.243
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1237251.585--6205259533-2839-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium39309.769
257Texas Rangers1257154.5682.05825037938-2233-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium372314.622
3610Minnesota Twins1277255.5672.071059811230-3442-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium341222.353
4712Chicago White Sox1236954.5613.06716175431-3138-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park392118.538
5814California Angels1236063.48812.05365152127-3133-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium391425.359
61223Seattle Mariners1305179.39224.5497688-19126-3725-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome321319.406
71324Oakland Athletics1244777.37925.5444564-12019-3928-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371621.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1247846.629--64252212031-3247-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium382315.605
238Chicago Cubs1257154.5687.55795681128-2942-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field371027.270
349Pittsburgh Pirates1277255.5677.55965445225-3647-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium352411.686
4511St. Louis Cardinals1267155.5638.05745007426-3345-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361224.333
5717Montreal Expos1265868.46021.0535582-4729-3530-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium361719.472
61122New York Mets1265175.40528.0444504-6021-4130-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium361323.361
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1267551.595--59945714240-2835-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium362313.639
2613Cincinnati Reds1276661.5209.56505915928-3438-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium352213.629
3818Houston Astros1275869.45717.5499535-3625-4033-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome352312.657
4919San Francisco Giants1285870.45318.0534578-4430-3728-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park341717.500
51020San Diego Padres1295673.43420.5577667-9031-3825-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331320.394
61226Atlanta Braves1254481.35230.5515696-18113-4831-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371720.459