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Thursday September 8,1977This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1977-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0California Angels2BoxNolan RyanFrancisco BarriosDave LaRoche
Chicago White Sox2California Angels3BoxMike BarlowClay Carroll(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians3BoxEd FigueroaJim Bibby(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers0BoxJim PalmerBob Sykes(none)
Kansas City Royals7Seattle Mariners2BoxDennis LeonardJohn Montague(none)
Boston Red Sox7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike PaxtonJesse Jefferson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves4BoxLance RautzhanDave CampbellCharlie Hough
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs3BoxBruce SutterJoe Kerrigan(none)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds6BoxPedro BorbonRandy Moffitt(none)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros7BoxFloyd BannisterBob Shirley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Mets2BoxGene GarberNino EspinosaTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxLarry DemeryRawly EastwickRich Gossage

Standings as of 1977-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1408654.614--72856016839-3447-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I22148.636
235Boston Red Sox1398257.5903.573762411341-3041-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park22157.682
346Baltimore Orioles1398158.5834.56005722838-3343-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium22166.727
4916Detroit Tigers1406773.47919.0631626531-3736-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium22715.318
51018Cleveland Indians1416576.46121.5604649-4532-3733-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium20614.300
61121Milwaukee Brewers1445985.41029.0565674-10926-4733-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium18810.444
71426Toronto Blue Jays1374691.33638.5520713-19323-4323-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium24816.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1388454.609--69957212740-3044-24W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium24186.750
258Chicago White Sox1387761.5587.07336825136-3541-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park241311.542
369Minnesota Twins1407763.5508.076566310231-3746-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium21714.333
4710Texas Rangers1377562.5478.56365577941-2834-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium25196.760
5815California Angels1366670.48517.05895731630-3736-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium26818.308
61222Oakland Athletics1375483.39429.5512637-12525-4229-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum24915.375
71323Seattle Mariners1425587.38731.0546763-21730-4125-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome20911.450
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1398653.619--71857314534-3852-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium23158.652
237Pittsburgh Pirates1418160.5746.06526034929-4052-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium21156.714
3411Chicago Cubs1397663.54710.0610620-1031-3644-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field23518.217
4512St. Louis Cardinals1407466.52912.56245685629-4345-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II22913.409
5919Montreal Expos1396277.44624.0573637-6431-4032-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium231310.565
61124New York Mets1405486.38632.5493566-7321-4733-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium221012.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1408654.614--66748817943-3043-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium221210.545
2613Cincinnati Reds1417467.52512.57056485731-3943-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium21147.667
3714Houston Astros1406971.49317.0571573-227-4142-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome221210.545
4817San Francisco Giants1416576.46121.5593627-3433-3932-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park211011.476
51020San Diego Padres1426379.44424.0615710-9532-3931-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium20614.300
61225Atlanta Braves1405189.36435.0567775-20815-5336-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium221012.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill NahorodnyC24.008Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Phillies. 
Kevin PasleyC24.048Purchased by Mariners from Dodgers.