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Friday December 9,1977This 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.

1977 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1977-12-09

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Standings at end of 1977 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees16210062.617--83165118045-3655-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I000
235Baltimore Orioles1619764.6022.57196536643-3754-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
346Boston Red Sox1619764.6022.585971214746-3551-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park000
4818Detroit Tigers1627488.45726.0714751-3735-4639-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
51019Cleveland Indians1617190.44128.5676739-6334-4637-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
61121Milwaukee Brewers1626795.41433.0639765-12630-5137-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
71426Toronto Blue Jays16154107.33545.5605822-21729-5225-55L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals16210260.630--82265117147-3455-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium000
258Texas Rangers1629468.5808.076765711050-3144-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium000
369Chicago White Sox1629072.55612.08447717342-3948-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park000
4711Minnesota Twins1618477.52217.58677769136-4548-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
5916California Angels1627488.45728.0675695-2035-4639-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
61222Seattle Mariners1626498.39538.0624855-23135-4629-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome000
71324Oakland Athletics1616398.39138.5605749-14428-5235-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies16210161.623--84766817941-4060-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium000
237Pittsburgh Pirates1629666.5935.07346656938-4358-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium000
3512St. Louis Cardinals1628379.51218.07376884931-4852-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II000
4613Chicago Cubs1628280.50619.0692739-4735-4646-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field0-11
5917Montreal Expos1627488.45727.0665736-7137-4438-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium01-1
61123New York Mets1626498.39537.0587663-7629-5435-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1977 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1629864.605--76958218747-3451-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
2410Cincinnati Reds1628874.54310.08027257740-4148-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium000
3714Houston Astros1628181.50017.06806503035-4646-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome000
4815San Francisco Giants1627587.46323.0673711-3837-4438-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
51020San Diego Padres1626993.42629.0692834-14234-4735-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium000
61225Atlanta Braves16261101.37737.0678895-21721-6040-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack Baker1B27.219Traded by Red Sox to Indians for Garry Hancock. 
Dave CollinsOF25.050Traded by Mariners to Reds for Shane Rawley. 
Rawly EastwickP27.046Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Sergio FerrerSS-2B26.314Traded by Yankees to Mets for Roy Staiger. 
Rich FolkersP31.053Traded by Brewers with Jim Slaton to Tigers for Ben Oglivie. 
Garry HancockOF-1B23.320Traded by Indians to Red Sox for Jack Baker. 
Jim NettlesOF30.282Purchased by Royals from Pirates. 
Ben OglivieOF28.301Traded by Tigers to Brewers for Rich Folkers and Jim Slaton. 
Shane RawleyP22.165Traded by Reds to Mariners for Dave Collins. 
Jim SlatonP27.173Traded by Brewers with Rich Folkers to Tigers for Ben Oglivie. 
Charlie SpikesOF26.320Traded by Indians to Tigers for Tom Veryzer. 
Roy Staiger3B27.337Traded by Mets to Yankees for Sergio Ferrer. 
Tom VeryzerSS24.301Traded by Tigers to Indians for Charlie Spikes. 
Randy WilesP26.090Traded by Cardinals to Astros for Ron Selak.