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Tuesday, August 23,1977

Tuesday, August 23,1977

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Detroit Tigers  3 California Angels  1 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Bob Sykes Wayne Simpson Steve Foucault 13,875 2:24
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 New York Yankees  8 Chicago White Sox  3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mike Torrez Wilbur Wood -- 39,340 2:33
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Baltimore Orioles  2 Kansas City Royals  5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Colborn Mike Flanagan Larry Gura 27,602 2:36
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Boston Red Sox  0 Minnesota Twins  7 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Fergie Jenkins -- 32,346 2:32
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Toronto Blue Jays  8 Oakland Athletics  1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Clancy Jim Umbarger -- 3,797 2:41
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Milwaukee Brewers  4 Texas Rangers  2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Mike Caldwell Dock Ellis Bill Castro 12,339 2:54
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Philadelphia Phillies  3 Atlanta Braves  2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Randy Lerch Phil Niekro Tug McGraw 5,972 2:18
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 San Francisco Giants  4 Chicago Cubs  3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Charlie Williams Paul Reuschel -- 23,347 3:42
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Montreal Expos  4 Cincinnati Reds  2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Steve Rogers Paul Moskau Don Stanhouse 27,474 3:02
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Houston Astros  1 New York Mets  2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Skip Lockwood Joe Sambito -- 9,071 2:35
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 San Diego Padres  6 Pittsburgh Pirates  7 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Rich Gossage Rollie Fingers -- 8,105 2:45
1977 reg season 1977-08-23 Los Angeles Dodgers  1 St. Louis Cardinals  2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Forsch Don Sutton -- 26,491 2:03
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 New York Yankees franchise | log 124 73 51 .589 0.0 648 508 140 W1 33-32 40-19 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1977 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 121 71 50 .587 0.5 640 560 80 L5 35-28 36-22 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1977 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 122 70 52 .574 2.0 512 505 7 L3 32-30 38-22 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1977 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 13.5 548 537 11 W5 29-34 30-30 4 9 15 -- dnq
1977 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 16.0 534 586 -52 L1 30-35 27-32 5 10 17 -- dnq
1977 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 130 56 74 .431 20.0 521 616 -95 W1 24-40 32-34 6 11 21 -- dnq
1977 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 122 43 79 .352 29.0 465 623 -158 W1 21-41 22-38 7 14 25 -- 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 122 71 51 .582 0.0 616 522 94 W7 32-28 39-23 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1977 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 126 72 54 .571 1.0 709 587 122 W3 30-33 42-21 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1977 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 122 69 53 .566 2.0 666 607 59 L1 31-30 38-23 3 6 10 -- dnq
1977 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 123 69 54 .561 2.5 573 500 73 L1 36-22 33-32 4 7 11 -- dnq
1977 AL West California Angels franchise | log 121 59 62 .488 11.5 528 508 20 L2 27-31 32-31 5 8 14 -- dnq
1977 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 128 51 77 .398 23.0 494 672 -178 W1 26-37 25-40 6 12 23 -- dnq
1977 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 45 77 .369 26.0 435 558 -123 L1 19-39 26-38 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 123 78 45 .634 0.0 641 519 122 W6 31-31 47-14 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1977 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 124 71 53 .573 7.5 576 564 12 L1 28-28 42-26 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 126 72 54 .571 7.5 595 542 53 W1 25-36 47-18 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1977 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 70 55 .560 9.0 571 498 73 W2 26-33 44-22 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 126 58 68 .460 21.5 535 582 -47 W5 29-35 30-32 5 7 16 -- dnq
1977 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 125 51 74 .408 28.0 440 493 -53 W2 21-40 30-34 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 125 74 51 .592 0.0 597 456 141 L2 39-28 35-23 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1977 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 126 65 61 .516 9.5 639 587 52 L2 28-34 37-27 2 6 13 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 58 69 .457 17.0 532 575 -43 W1 30-36 28-33 3 8 18 -- dnq
1977 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 126 57 69 .452 17.5 496 534 -38 L6 25-40 32-29 4 9 19 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 20.0 577 667 -90 L1 31-38 25-35 5 10 20 -- dnq
1977 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 124 43 81 .347 30.5 511 693 -182 L5 13-48 30-33 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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  • 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
Bobby Darwin -- Hist Released by Cubs
Randy Wiles St. Louis Cardinals Hist Claimed on waivers from White Sox by Cardinals
Jack Kucek Chicago White Sox Injury DL - Unknown
Billy North Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bruce Sutter Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)