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Wednesday, August 31,1977

Wednesday, August 31,1977

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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 1977-08-31 California Angels 3 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Frank Tanana -- 9,416 2:52
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Cleveland Indians 4 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Kern Bob Stanley -- 29,226 3:15
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Texas Rangers 4 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Colborn Doyle Alexander Doug Bird 25,223 2:45
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Detroit Tigers 5 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Milt Wilcox Jim Slaton -- 5,945 2:19
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Oakland Athletics 4 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Doc Medich Paul Thormodsgard Doug Bair 6,318 2:03
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Seattle Mariners 4 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Sparky Lyle Bob Galasso -- 17,362 2:30
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 New York Mets 2 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Mark Lemongello Jerry Koosman -- 6,527 2:09
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Chicago Cubs 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rick Rhoden Ray Burris -- 35,934 2:27
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Cincinnati Reds 6 Montreal Expos 0 box | pbp Stade Olympique Tom Seaver Wayne Twitchell -- 18,840 2:20
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Atlanta Braves 1 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Phil Niekro -- 29,102 2:21
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 St. Louis Cardinals 1 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Shirley Tom Underwood Rollie Fingers 8,269 2:04
1977 reg season 1977-08-31 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jim Barr Bruce Kison -- 4,267 2:15
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 132 80 52 .606 0.0 690 538 152 W4 33-32 47-20 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1977 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 130 75 55 .577 4.0 550 532 18 W3 32-30 43-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1977 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 130 75 55 .577 4.0 686 605 81 L1 35-28 40-27 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1977 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 130 63 67 .485 16.0 586 572 14 W4 31-36 32-31 4 8 14 -- dnq
1977 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 18.0 577 612 -35 W1 32-36 30-34 5 10 17 -- dnq
1977 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 137 57 80 .416 25.5 552 650 -98 L2 25-42 32-38 6 11 21 -- dnq
1977 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 129 45 84 .349 33.5 506 662 -156 L5 23-43 22-41 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 130 76 54 .585 0.0 649 554 95 W1 36-30 40-24 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1977 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 73 56 .566 2.5 694 649 45 W1 33-32 40-24 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1977 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 134 75 59 .560 3.0 746 636 110 L1 31-37 44-22 3 6 9 -- dnq
1977 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 131 73 58 .557 3.5 613 528 85 L1 40-26 33-32 4 7 10 -- dnq
1977 AL West California Angels franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 14.5 564 556 8 L5 28-36 33-32 5 9 16 -- dnq
1977 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 130 52 78 .400 24.0 481 595 -114 W1 24-40 28-38 6 12 22 -- dnq
1977 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 135 52 83 .385 26.5 516 721 -205 L4 27-41 25-42 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 131 81 50 .618 0.0 674 552 122 W3 31-36 50-14 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1977 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 133 77 56 .579 5.0 621 554 67 L1 29-37 48-19 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 132 73 59 .553 8.5 597 599 -2 L1 30-34 42-26 3 4 11 Yes dnq
1977 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 71 62 .534 11.0 591 537 54 L7 26-39 45-23 4 6 13 -- dnq
1977 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 132 59 73 .447 22.5 552 611 -59 L2 29-38 31-34 5 9 19 -- dnq
1977 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 132 51 81 .386 30.5 461 534 -73 L7 21-47 30-34 6 11 23 -- 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 133 80 53 .602 0.0 630 471 159 W1 40-29 40-24 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1977 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 134 72 62 .537 8.5 684 610 74 W2 30-35 42-27 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1977 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 16.0 533 551 -18 W7 25-40 39-29 3 7 15 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 134 62 72 .463 18.5 558 593 -35 W1 31-37 31-35 4 8 18 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 135 59 76 .437 22.0 592 692 -100 W3 31-38 28-38 5 10 20 -- dnq
1977 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 132 48 84 .364 31.5 544 733 -189 L3 13-51 35-33 6 12 25 -- 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.
  • 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
Boog Powell -- Hist Released by Dodgers
Clay Carroll Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Chicago White Sox for Nyls Nyman (9/2/1977), Dave Hamilton (11/28/1977) and Silvio Martinez (11/28/1977)
Jerry Grote Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from New York Mets to Los Angeles Dodgers for Daniel Smith (10/24/1977) and Randy Rogers (10/24/1977)
Mike Jorgensen Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)