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Thursday, August 18,1977

Thursday, August 18,1977

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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 1977-08-18 Kansas City Royals 4 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dennis Leonard Wayne Garland -- 6,692 1:56
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 New York Yankees 5 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Catfish Hunter Jim Crawford Sparky Lyle 27,564 2:31
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 Boston Red Sox 8 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Fergie Jenkins Mike Caldwell -- 15,862 2:51
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 Seattle Mariners 2 Minnesota Twins 8 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Paul Thormodsgard Bob Galasso -- 13,884 2:23
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Texas Rangers 8 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dock Ellis Jim Clancy -- 15,740 2:24
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jerry Reuss Ray Burris Kent Tekulve 24,027 2:33
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 San Francisco Giants 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Jim Barr -- 15,955 2:12
1977 reg season 1977-08-18 Philadelphia Phillies 8 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jim Lonborg Wayne Twitchell -- 18,296 2:34
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 116 71 45 .612 0.0 627 528 99 W1 35-23 36-22 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1977 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 117 68 49 .581 3.5 489 479 10 W1 30-27 38-22 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1977 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 119 69 50 .580 3.5 621 496 125 W5 29-31 40-19 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1977 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 118 54 64 .458 18.0 522 524 -2 L3 24-34 30-30 4 9 16 -- dnq
1977 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 19.5 508 575 -67 L3 26-34 27-32 5 10 18 -- dnq
1977 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 124 53 71 .427 22.0 495 594 -99 L1 23-39 30-32 6 11 21 -- dnq
1977 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 117 40 77 .342 31.5 445 609 -164 L4 18-39 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 Texas Rangers franchise | log 118 68 50 .576 0.0 559 473 86 W3 36-22 32-28 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1977 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 121 69 52 .570 0.5 684 569 115 W1 30-33 39-19 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1977 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 116 66 50 .569 1.0 646 581 65 L3 29-28 37-22 3 6 10 -- dnq
1977 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 117 66 51 .564 1.5 583 504 79 W2 32-28 34-23 4 7 11 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1977 AL West California Angels franchise | log 116 58 58 .500 9.0 518 490 28 W2 27-31 31-27 5 8 14 -- dnq
1977 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 123 50 73 .407 20.5 478 639 -161 L1 26-37 24-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1977 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 117 44 73 .376 23.5 423 537 -114 W1 19-39 25-34 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 118 73 45 .619 0.0 612 501 111 W1 29-31 44-14 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1977 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 121 70 51 .579 4.5 577 524 53 W1 25-36 45-15 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 119 68 51 .571 5.5 558 547 11 L1 28-28 39-24 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1977 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 8.0 542 479 63 W1 26-33 40-21 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1977 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 120 53 67 .442 21.0 500 565 -65 L1 27-35 27-31 5 9 19 -- dnq
1977 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 119 49 70 .412 24.5 429 470 -41 L1 21-40 28-30 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 120 73 47 .608 0.0 579 434 145 W2 38-24 35-23 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1977 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 120 61 59 .508 12.0 615 571 44 L1 24-34 37-25 2 6 13 -- dnq
1977 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 16.5 482 509 -27 L1 25-35 32-29 3 7 15 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 122 55 67 .451 19.0 515 558 -43 L2 27-34 28-33 4 8 17 -- dnq
1977 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 124 54 70 .435 21.0 558 641 -83 W1 29-35 25-35 5 10 20 -- dnq
1977 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 118 42 76 .356 30.0 491 659 -168 W1 12-45 30-31 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • 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
Doug Frobel Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Kevin Hickey Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Concordia NY)
Larry Anderson Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox to Chicago Cubs for Steve Renko
Steve Renko Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs to Chicago White Sox for Larry Anderson
4 record(s)