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Friday September 2,1977This date in baseball
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Games on 1977-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles6Chicago White Sox5BoxDick DragoLerrin LaGrowTippy Martinez
California Angels1Cleveland Indians3BoxJim BibbyPaul HartzellJim Kern
Oakland Athletics4Detroit Tigers6BoxJim CrawfordVida BlueJohn Hiller
Milwaukee Brewers1Kansas City Royals3BoxAndy HasslerMoose HaasDoug Bird
Milwaukee Brewers0Kansas City Royals3BoxPaul SplittorffBill Travers(none)
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins0BoxRon GuidryDave Goltz(none)
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers6BoxBert BlylevenFergie JenkinsRoger Moret
Seattle Mariners4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxGlenn AbbottDave Lemanczyk(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxBurt HootonJerry Reuss(none)
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos2BoxJ.R. RichardStan Bahnsen(none)
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets4BoxPat ZachryEddie Solomon(none)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets2BoxBuzz CapraJackson ToddDave Campbell
Cincinnati Reds0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJim LonborgMario Soto(none)
Chicago Cubs0San Diego Padres5BoxRandy JonesMike KrukowRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants4BoxBuddy SchultzRandy MoffittButch Metzger

Standings as of 1977-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1338152.609--69453815634-3247-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I291910.655
235Baltimore Orioles1317655.5804.05565371933-3043-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium30219.700
346Boston Red Sox1327656.5764.56936128135-2941-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park29218.724
4815Detroit Tigers1326468.48516.55925771531-3733-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium301020.333
5916Cleveland Indians1346371.47018.5581616-3532-3731-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium27819.296
61121Milwaukee Brewers1405882.41426.5554656-10225-4433-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium22913.409
71426Toronto Blue Jays1304585.34634.5509666-15723-4322-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium31922.290
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1327854.591--65555510036-3042-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium30246.800
258Chicago White Sox1307357.5624.06996554433-3240-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park321715.531
369Texas Rangers1327458.5614.06195328740-2634-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium302010.667
4710Minnesota Twins1357560.5564.574664010631-3744-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium26917.346
51017California Angels1306169.46916.0565559628-3733-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium321319.406
61222Oakland Athletics1315279.39725.5485601-11624-4128-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301119.367
71323Seattle Mariners1365383.39027.0520724-20428-4125-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome261115.423
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1328250.621--67755212531-3651-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium301911.633
237Pittsburgh Pirates1347757.5756.06235645929-3848-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium28199.679
3411Chicago Cubs1337360.5499.5597604-730-3542-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field29821.276
4512St. Louis Cardinals1347262.53711.05975415627-3945-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II281117.393
5919Montreal Expos1335974.44423.5554616-6229-3831-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium291613.552
61124New York Mets1345282.38831.0467537-7021-4731-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1348153.604--64047316740-2941-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium281711.607
2613Cincinnati Reds1357263.5339.56846137130-3642-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium271611.593
3714Houston Astros1346569.48516.0538553-1526-4039-29W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome281612.571
4818San Francisco Giants1356273.45919.5562599-3731-3731-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park271314.481
51020San Diego Padres1366076.44122.0597692-9531-3829-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium26917.346
61225Atlanta Braves1344985.36632.0547739-19214-5235-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281216.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Henry CruzOF25.188Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Dodgers. 
John HaleOF24.028Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Dodgers. 
Nyls NymanOF23.179Traded by White Sox with Silvio Martinez and Dave Hamilton to Cardinals for Clay Carroll.