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Tuesday August 30,1977This date in baseball
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Games on 1977-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles8BoxJim PalmerKen Brett(none)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox7BoxLuis TiantRick LangfordReggie Cleveland
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians1BoxKen KravecWayne GarlandDave Hamilton
Texas Rangers8Kansas City Royals2BoxGaylord PerryDennis Leonard(none)
Detroit Tigers4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDave RozemaMike Caldwell(none)
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees6BoxSparky LyleDiego Segui(none)
New York Mets2Houston Astros6BoxJoe NiekroBob Myrick(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRick ReuschelDoug RauBruce Sutter
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos3BoxFred NormanJackie BrownPedro Borbon
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies11BoxJim KaatPreston Hanna(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Diego Padres7BoxBob OwchinkoEric RasmussenDan Spillner
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants1BoxJohn CandelariaJohn Montefusco(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1317952.603--68553415133-3246-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I312110.677
226Boston Red Sox1297554.5813.06836018235-2840-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park322210.688
347Baltimore Orioles1297455.5744.05465291732-3042-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium32239.719
4814Detroit Tigers1296267.48116.05815701130-3632-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331221.364
51017Cleveland Indians1316170.46618.0573609-3631-3630-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium301020.333
61121Milwaukee Brewers1365779.41924.5550645-9525-4232-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium261016.385
71426Toronto Blue Jays1294584.34933.0506662-15623-4322-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium32923.281
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Kansas City Royals1297554.581--6445509436-3039-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium33276.818
258Chicago White Sox1297356.5662.06946494533-3240-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park331716.515
369Minnesota Twins1337558.5642.074363211131-3744-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium28919.321
4710Texas Rangers1307357.5622.56095238640-2533-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium322111.656
5916California Angels1286167.47713.5561552928-3533-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium341321.382
61222Oakland Athletics1295178.39524.0477592-11523-4028-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321220.375
71324Seattle Mariners1345282.38825.5512716-20427-4025-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome281216.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1308050.615--66855111731-3649-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium322111.656
234Pittsburgh Pirates1327755.5834.06185487029-3648-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium301911.633
3411Chicago Cubs1317358.5577.5597594330-3342-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field31823.258
4512St. Louis Cardinals1327161.53810.05905355526-3845-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301218.400
5919Montreal Expos1315972.45021.5552605-5329-3831-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium311615.516
61123New York Mets1315180.38929.5459529-7021-4630-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium311318.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1327953.598--62547115440-2939-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301911.633
2613Cincinnati Reds1337162.5348.56786106829-3542-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium291712.586
3715Houston Astros1326369.47716.0528549-2125-4038-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome301812.600
4818San Francisco Giants1336172.45918.5552590-3831-3730-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park291415.483
51020San Diego Padres1345876.43322.0590691-10131-3827-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium281117.393
61225Atlanta Braves1314883.36630.5543727-18413-5035-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311318.419


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim NordbrookSS28.054Purchased by Blue Jays from White Sox.