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Standings at end of 1977 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 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 WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 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 EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 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 WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 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 Dick WagnerRiverfront 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


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pete BrobergP28.027Traded by Cubs to Athletics for Rodney Scott and Cash. 
Jim BurtonP28.153Traded by Red Sox to Mets for Leo Foster. 
Leo FosterSS-2B27.055Traded by Mets to Red Sox for Jim Burton. 
Joe HendersonP31.268Released by Blue Jays. 
Jim HughesP26.271Released by White Sox. 
Tim JonesP24.064Traded by Pirates to Expos for Will McEnaney. 
Will McEnaneyP26.044Traded by Expos to Pirates for Tim Jones. 
Jose Morales1B-C33.089Purchased by Twins from Expos. 
Rodney Scott2B-SS24.164Traded by Athletics with Cash to Cubs for Pete Broberg. 
Mike StantonP25.185Purchased by Blue Jays from Astros.