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Saturday, August 20,1977

Saturday, August 20,1977

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Toronto Blue Jays 5 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Pete Vuckovich Dave LaRoche -- 15,311 2:45
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Boston Red Sox 2 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mark Littell Luis Tiant Doug Bird 40,502 2:43
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Chicago White Sox 2 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Jerry Augustine Steve Stone Eduardo Rodriguez 28,045 2:29
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Baltimore Orioles 6 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Ross Grimsley Pete Redfern Dennis Martinez 18,668 2:13
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Cleveland Indians 5 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Kern Doug Bair -- 5,022 2:55
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Detroit Tigers 7 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Milt Wilcox Glenn Abbott -- 55,670 2:35
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 New York Yankees 6 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dick Tidrow Gaylord Perry Sparky Lyle 34,004 2:35
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Guillermo Hernandez Charlie Hough Dave Giusti 27,095 2:44
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Atlanta Braves 3 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jackie Brown Buzz Capra Joe Kerrigan 18,535 2:27
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Cincinnati Reds 8 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Fred Norman Craig Swan -- 26,124 2:36
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 Houston Astros 4 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tug McGraw Bo McLaughlin -- 47,048 2:20
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 San Francisco Giants 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Ed Halicki Odell Jones -- 15,947 2:31
1977 reg season 1977-08-20 San Diego Padres 1 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Eric Rasmussen Randy Jones -- 35,982 2:08
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1977 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 118 71 47 .602 0.0 632 542 90 L2 35-25 36-22 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1977 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 119 70 49 .588 1.5 498 483 15 W3 32-27 38-22 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1977 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 121 71 50 .587 1.5 635 499 136 W7 31-31 40-19 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1977 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 120 56 64 .467 16.0 535 531 4 W2 26-34 30-30 4 9 15 -- dnq
1977 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 121 55 66 .455 17.5 515 580 -65 W2 28-34 27-32 5 10 17 -- dnq
1977 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 126 54 72 .429 21.0 500 599 -99 W1 23-39 31-33 6 11 21 -- dnq
1977 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 119 42 77 .353 29.5 453 614 -161 W2 20-39 22-38 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1977 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 119 68 51 .571 0.0 597 509 88 W4 32-28 36-23 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1977 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 0.5 651 586 65 L1 30-29 37-22 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1977 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 120 68 52 .567 0.5 562 487 75 L2 36-22 32-30 3 6 10 -- dnq
1977 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 123 69 54 .561 1.0 688 578 110 L2 30-33 39-21 4 7 11 -- dnq
1977 AL West California Angels franchise | log 118 58 60 .492 9.5 523 498 25 L2 27-31 31-29 5 8 14 -- dnq
1977 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 125 50 75 .400 21.0 485 652 -167 L3 26-37 24-38 6 12 23 -- dnq
1977 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 119 44 75 .370 24.0 428 544 -116 L2 19-39 25-36 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1977 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 75 45 .625 0.0 626 510 116 W3 29-31 46-14 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1977 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 121 70 51 .579 5.5 569 553 16 W2 28-28 41-24 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 123 71 52 .577 5.5 584 530 54 L1 25-36 46-16 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1977 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 122 68 54 .557 8.0 561 484 77 W3 26-33 42-21 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 123 55 68 .447 21.5 516 575 -59 W2 27-35 29-32 5 9 19 -- dnq
1977 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 122 49 73 .402 27.0 435 486 -51 L4 21-40 28-33 6 11 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1977 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 122 73 49 .598 0.0 585 445 140 L2 38-26 35-23 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1977 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 123 64 59 .520 9.5 631 577 54 W3 27-34 37-25 2 6 13 -- dnq
1977 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 16.5 491 523 -32 L3 25-37 32-29 3 7 16 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 56 68 .452 18.0 521 565 -44 W1 28-35 28-33 4 8 18 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 126 54 72 .429 21.0 563 660 -97 L2 29-37 25-35 5 10 20 -- dnq
1977 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 121 43 78 .355 29.5 501 675 -174 L2 13-47 30-31 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ramon Hernandez -- Hist Released by Red Sox
Don Kessinger Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Chicago White Sox for Steve Staniland
Ed Kirkpatrick Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Texas Rangers to Milwaukee Brewers for Gorman Thomas (10/25/1977)
3 record(s)