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Monday July 4,1977This 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 1977-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles6BoxRudy MayMark FidrychTippy Martinez
Toronto Blue Jays6Boston Red Sox9BoxBill CampbellChuck Hartenstein(none)
Oakland Athletics2California Angels4BoxNolan RyanRick Langford(none)
Minnesota Twins5Milwaukee Brewers0BoxPaul ThormodsgardLary Sorensen(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees7BoxEd FigueroaWayne Garland(none)
Chicago White Sox6Seattle Mariners2BoxFrancisco BarriosJohn Montague(none)
Kansas City Royals1Texas Rangers0BoxJim ColbornGaylord PerryMark Littell
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroTom SeaverRick Camp
Montreal Expos19Chicago Cubs3BoxJackie BrownRay Burris(none)
Montreal Expos7Chicago Cubs6BoxBill AtkinsonPaul ReuschelWill McEnaney
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJim LonborgJerry KoosmanRon Reed
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJim RookerTom UnderwoodRich Gossage
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxKent TekulveRawly Eastwick(none)
Houston Astros12San Diego Padres7BoxJoe NiekroTom Griffin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants0BoxDon SuttonEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1977-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees804535.563--3983415719-2026-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I825527.671
236Boston Red Sox764234.5531.04003643618-1824-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park855530.647
348Baltimore Orioles794336.5441.5328325321-1922-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium825428.659
4814Cleveland Indians753738.4935.5305355-5019-1918-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium863452.395
5915Milwaukee Brewers783840.4876.0324350-2616-2222-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium842955.345
61117Detroit Tigers773641.4687.5330332-219-2317-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium853847.447
71425Toronto Blue Jays783048.38514.0307380-7314-2316-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium832459.289
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox774532.584--4233655820-2025-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park854540.529
2510Minnesota Twins794336.5443.04283715719-2224-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium824141.500
3611Kansas City Royals774136.5324.03773304722-1619-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium856124.718
4713California Angels753837.5076.03332973616-1822-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium873651.414
51016Texas Rangers773740.4818.0314315-123-1914-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium855728.671
61220Oakland Athletics773443.44211.0291341-5015-2219-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum842955.345
71322Seattle Mariners833548.42213.0325417-9218-2417-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome792950.367
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs764927.645--3523143823-1825-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field863254.372
234Philadelphia Phillies764432.5795.03713274418-2226-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium865729.663
359St. Louis Cardinals794336.5447.53753284713-1930-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II834043.482
4612Pittsburgh Pirates784137.5269.03523341816-2425-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium845529.655
5819Montreal Expos783543.44915.0331372-4117-2019-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium844044.476
61124New York Mets793148.39219.5277301-2415-2816-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium833350.398
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers805426.675--43431312131-1623-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium824438.537
247Cincinnati Reds774235.54510.54223705215-2027-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium854639.541
3718Houston Astros803644.45018.0308341-3314-2222-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome824537.549
4921San Francisco Giants823547.42720.0333384-5119-2416-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park804040.500
51023San Diego Padres823349.40222.0380443-6319-2414-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium803644.450
61226Atlanta Braves793049.38023.5344452-1088-2822-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium833152.373


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe DeckerP30.018Released by Cubs.