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Friday September 16,1977This 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 1977-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim PalmerDon Aase(none)
California Angels4Chicago White Sox1BoxPaul HartzellChris Knapp(none)
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers4BoxDon GullettFernando Arroyo(none)
Seattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals1BoxDoc MedichMarty Pattin(none)
Oakland Athletics8Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJoe ColemanMoose Haas(none)
Minnesota Twins9Texas Rangers7BoxTom JohnsonRoger Moret(none)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLance RautzhanEddie Solomon(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Montreal Expos5BoxDan SchatzederBruce KisonDon Stanhouse
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres4BoxDave TomlinJoe Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants3BoxDoug CapillaGreg MintonPedro Borbon
Philadelphia Phillies12St. Louis Cardinals6BoxWarren BrusstarJohn DennyGene Garber

Standings as of 1977-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1489157.615--75560115440-3451-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1495.643
235Baltimore Orioles1478859.5992.56445984641-3447-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1495.643
346Boston Red Sox1478760.5923.577364912442-3345-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park14104.714
4916Detroit Tigers1486979.46622.0653669-1633-4236-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1459.357
51019Cleveland Indians1476681.44924.5627679-5232-4034-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1459.357
61121Milwaukee Brewers1506288.41330.0587702-11529-4933-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1257.417
71426Toronto Blue Jays1454996.33840.5562742-18025-4524-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium16511.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1469155.623--74359315043-3048-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium16115.688
258Chicago White Sox1478166.55110.57647184638-3743-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1596.600
369Texas Rangers1468066.54811.06806027843-3037-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium16142.875
4710Minnesota Twins1488068.54112.07977059234-3946-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1349.308
5815California Angels1457075.48320.56266071932-4038-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium17413.235
61223Oakland Athletics1455788.39333.5542668-12626-4631-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16610.375
71324Seattle Mariners1495891.38934.5577797-22031-4127-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1367.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1479255.626--76459616835-3857-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1596.600
237Pittsburgh Pirates1498465.5649.06806374331-4353-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium13121.923
3512Chicago Cubs1467769.52714.5641664-2331-4045-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field16412.250
4613St. Louis Cardinals1487771.52015.56676214629-4648-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1468.429
5817Montreal Expos1476879.46324.0607665-5833-4136-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1578.467
61122New York Mets1475889.39534.0527600-7325-5033-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1569.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1489058.608--71552618944-3246-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1486.571
2411Cincinnati Reds1497970.53011.57426915134-3945-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1394.692
3714Houston Astros1487474.50016.06115921930-4344-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1477.500
4918San Francisco Giants1496881.45622.5614659-4534-4134-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1376.538
51020San Diego Padres1506585.43326.0657774-11732-4433-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1248.333
61225Atlanta Braves1485692.37834.0615815-20017-5639-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1459.357


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob DetherageOF22.361Traded by Astros with Alex Taveras to Dodgers for Danny Walton. 
Carlos MayOF-1B29.122Purchased by Angels from Yankees.