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Wednesday September 28,1977This 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 1977-09-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerSteve Foucault(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox2BoxPete VuckovichBill Lee(none)
California Angels4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJohn CaneiraJerry AugustineDyar Miller
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins3BoxSteve RenkoDave GoltzLerrin LaGrow
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees10BoxDon GullettAl Fitzmorris(none)
Kansas City Royals5Oakland Athletics6BoxBob LaceyGary Lance(none)
Seattle Mariners1Texas Rangers3BoxGaylord PerryGlenn Abbott(none)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves1BoxMark LemongelloDick Ruthven(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs2BoxRandy LerchMike KrukowWarren Brusstar
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds8BoxPaul MoskauJohn D'Acquisto(none)
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxCharlie HoughJohn MontefuscoDennis Lewallyn
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim RookerCraig SwanRich Gossage
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxSteve RogersJohn Urrea(none)

Standings as of 1977-09-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1589959.627--81362518845-3654-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I413.250
235Baltimore Orioles1589563.6014.06956326342-3653-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium321.667
346Boston Red Sox1589563.6014.083469114346-3549-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321.667
4918Detroit Tigers1587286.45627.0689728-3933-4439-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422.500
51019Cleveland Indians1586989.43730.0666732-6632-4537-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321.667
61121Milwaukee Brewers1596693.41533.5629745-11630-5136-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium312.333
71426Toronto Blue Jays15853105.33546.0596809-21329-5124-54W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium312.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1589959.627--80563916647-3452-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium431.750
258Texas Rangers1589167.5768.074864210650-3141-36W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium431.750
369Chicago White Sox1598970.56010.58337627142-3947-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park312.333
4711Minnesota Twins1588276.51917.08477668134-4448-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321.667
5815California Angels1587385.46226.0663678-1534-4339-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium413.250
61222Oakland Athletics1586395.39936.0592731-13928-4935-46W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum303.000
71324Seattle Mariners1586197.38638.0613843-23032-4529-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome431.750
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Philadelphia Phillies1589959.627--82664817841-4058-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium422.500
237Pittsburgh Pirates1589266.5827.07186595938-4354-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium4401.000
3512St. Louis Cardinals1578176.51617.57156645131-4850-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II523.400
4613Chicago Cubs1598277.51617.5688728-4035-4346-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field3-14-.333
5917Montreal Expos1587286.45627.0645715-7035-4238-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium431.750
61123New York Mets1566195.39137.0561636-7526-5135-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium633.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1589662.608--75456419047-3449-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422.500
2410Cincinnati Reds1598673.54110.57867167040-4146-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium321.667
3714Houston Astros1587979.50017.06626352733-4446-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome422.500
4816San Francisco Giants1597386.45923.5652699-4737-4436-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park321.667
51020San Diego Padres1596891.42828.5680813-13333-4535-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium312.333
61225Atlanta Braves1596099.37736.5669879-21020-5840-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium312.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rudy MeoliSS-3B26.150Purchased by Cubs from Reds. 
Tom WalkerP28.325Granted Free Agency.