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Games on 1977-08-29

Top1977 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels1Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP910,1032:25Nolan RyanRudy MayRudy May (14-12)Nolan Ryan (17-13)-Dave GarciaEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALOakland Athletics8Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP929,7503:24Joe ColemanRick WiseDoug Bair (3-2)Bill Campbell (12-9)-Bobby WinklesDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP96,2362:33Steve StoneRick WaitsRick Waits (8-5)Steve Stone (13-10)-Bob LemonJeff TorborgCleveland Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP1002:58Jerry GarvinPete RedfernRon Schueler (7-6)Tom Murphy (1-2)-Roy HartsfieldGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALToronto Blue Jays5Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP910,3642:31Jesse JeffersonGeoff ZahnTom Johnson (15-6)Mike Willis (2-6)-Roy HartsfieldGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALKansas City Royals3New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP931,2692:29Paul SplittorffCatfish HunterSparky Lyle (10-4)Steve Mingori (1-4)-Whitey HerzogBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
NLChicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP934,3452:32Mike KrukowTommy JohnTommy John (16-5)Mike Krukow (8-11)Mike Garman (9)Herman FranksTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos7Boxscore - PBP922,4762:24Doug CapillaFred HoldsworthFred Holdsworth (2-1)Doug Capilla (6-6)Don Stanhouse (5)Sparky AndersonDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP1436,2634:02Buzz CapraLarry ChristensonGene Garber (7-5)Steve Hargan (2-6)-Dave BristolDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP919,6562:20John UrreaDave FreislebenDave Freisleben (6-7)Al Hrabosky (6-5)Rollie Fingers (29)Vern RappAlvin DarkQualcomm Stadium
10 Games on this date

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