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Monday August 29,1977This date in baseball
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Games on 1977-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles6BoxRudy MayNolan Ryan(none)
Oakland Athletics8Boston Red Sox7BoxDoug BairBill Campbell(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians9BoxRick WaitsSteve Stone(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins7BoxRon SchuelerTom Murphy(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Minnesota Twins6BoxTom JohnsonMike Willis(none)
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees5BoxSparky LyleSteve Mingori(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTommy JohnMike KrukowMike Garman
Cincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos7BoxFred HoldsworthDoug CapillaDon Stanhouse
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxGene GarberSteve Hargan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres4BoxDave FreislebenAl HraboskyRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1977-08-29

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1307852.600--67952915033-3245-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I322210.688
236Boston Red Sox1287454.5783.06765997735-2839-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park332310.697
347Baltimore Orioles1287355.5704.05385271132-3041-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium33249.727
4915Detroit Tigers1286167.47716.0577568929-3632-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341321.382
51017Cleveland Indians1306169.46917.0572606-3431-3630-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium311021.323
61121Milwaukee Brewers1355778.42223.5548641-9325-4232-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium271017.370
71426Toronto Blue Jays1294584.34932.5506662-15623-4322-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium32923.281
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1287553.586--64254210036-3039-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium34277.794
258Minnesota Twins1337558.5642.574363211131-3744-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium28919.321
369Chicago White Sox1287256.5633.06916484332-3240-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park341816.529
4710Texas Rangers1297257.5583.56015218039-2533-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium332211.667
5814California Angels1276166.48013.55595441528-3433-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium351322.371
61222Oakland Athletics1285177.39824.0475585-11023-3928-38W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331221.364
71324Seattle Mariners1335281.39125.5507710-20327-3925-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome291217.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1297950.612--65754910831-3648-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium332211.667
235Pittsburgh Pirates1317655.5804.06155476828-3648-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium312011.645
3411Chicago Cubs1307258.5547.5593593029-3342-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field32923.281
4512St. Louis Cardinals1317160.5429.05865285826-3745-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311219.387
5919Montreal Expos1305971.45420.5549601-5229-3831-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium321616.500
61123New York Mets1305179.39228.5457523-6621-4530-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium321319.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1317952.603--62446715740-2939-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium311912.613
2613Cincinnati Reds1327062.5309.56746076728-3542-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium301812.600
3716Houston Astros1316269.47317.0522547-2525-4037-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome311912.613
4818San Francisco Giants1326171.46218.5551587-3631-3730-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park301416.467
51020San Diego Padres1335776.42923.0583687-10431-3826-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium291217.414
61225Atlanta Braves1304882.36930.5541716-17513-4935-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321319.406

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