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Friday August 12,1977This 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 1977-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim PalmerVida Blue(none)
Seattle Mariners2Boston Red Sox7BoxRick WisePaul Mitchell(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Cleveland Indians2BoxDennis EckersleyLary Sorensen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians5BoxJim KernBob McClure(none)
Minnesota Twins12Detroit Tigers11BoxTom BurgmeierFernando ArroyoTom Johnson
California Angels1New York Yankees10BoxCatfish HunterKen Brett(none)
California Angels3New York Yankees9BoxEd FigueroaMike Barlow(none)
Chicago White Sox7Texas Rangers10BoxDarold KnowlesLerrin LaGrow(none)
Kansas City Royals9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxMarty PattinDave LemanczykDoug Bird
Philadelphia Phillies10Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve CarltonRick Reuschel(none)
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDuane TheissDon Sutton(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim RookerJerry Koosman(none)
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxLarry DemeryPaul Siebert(none)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres5BoxRollie FingersKen Forsch(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants4BoxJohn MontefuscoMario SotoRandy Moffitt
Montreal Expos1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxAl HraboskyWill McEnaney(none)

Standings as of 1977-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1106644.600--5855087734-2232-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park513120.608
224Baltimore Orioles1136647.5841.54634481530-2736-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium483117.646
3711New York Yankees1136449.5663.557246610627-3137-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I493613.735
4917Detroit Tigers1125161.45516.0490502-1224-3427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium502327.460
51018Cleveland Indians1125062.44617.0468542-7426-3424-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium492128.429
61121Milwaukee Brewers1175067.42719.5462540-7822-3728-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium451728.378
71426Toronto Blue Jays1113972.35127.5425573-14818-3721-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiExhibition Stadium501535.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Minnesota Twins1156748.583--65054110929-3038-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium461729.370
247Chicago White Sox1126547.5800.56195477228-2537-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park502525.500
359Texas Rangers1126448.5711.55124446835-2129-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium503020.600
4610Kansas City Royals1116348.5682.05624857729-2534-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium513912.765
5814California Angels1125557.49110.54954643124-3031-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium501931.380
61223Seattle Mariners1174869.41020.0462590-12824-3324-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome451629.356
71324Oakland Athletics1134271.37224.0401516-11517-3725-34L14T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482127.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1126844.607--57346910424-3044-14W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium503317.660
235Chicago Cubs1136647.5842.55315092228-2837-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field491534.306
348Pittsburgh Pirates1166749.5783.05555055024-3443-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium462917.630
4512St. Louis Cardinals1156451.5575.55324617126-3338-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II471928.404
5919Montreal Expos1155164.44318.5473547-7426-3426-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium472423.511
61122New York Mets1144767.41222.0414455-4119-3728-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium481731.354
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1156946.600--55442612838-2431-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472918.617
2613Cincinnati Reds1145757.50011.55905533722-3335-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium483117.646
3715Houston Astros1175463.46216.0451493-4222-3432-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome452718.600
4816San Francisco Giants1165363.45716.5497532-3526-3227-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park462224.478
51020San Diego Padres1205367.44218.5547623-7628-3325-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium421626.381
61225Atlanta Braves1134172.36327.0478622-14412-4329-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium492029.408


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve DunningP28.089Traded by Cardinals to Athletics for Randy Scarbery. 
Randy ScarberyP25.051Traded by Athletics to Cardinals for Steve Dunning.