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Friday April 16,1976This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1976-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5California Angels6BoxJim BrewerSteve Grilli(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals5BoxSteve MingoriFritz PetersonMarty Pattin
Milwaukee Brewers3Texas Rangers1BoxJim ColbornJim UmbargerEduardo Rodriguez
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves3BoxDick RuthvenTommy JohnRoger Moret
San Francisco Giants14Cincinnati Reds7BoxJim BarrPat Darcy(none)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros4BoxJoe NiekroDave WehrmeisterKen Forsch
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDoc MedichMickey Lolich(none)

Standings as of 1976-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees541.800--3017133-11-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1549361.604
223Milwaukee Brewers431.7500.5161062-01-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1576394.401
3816Baltimore Orioles523.4002.0917-80-02-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1578671.548
41118Boston Red Sox624.3332.52326-31-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1568175.519
51019Detroit Tigers312.3332.08801-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1587385.462
61221Cleveland Indians413.2502.51420-61-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1558075.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago White Sox431.750--181172-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1576196.389
245Texas Rangers752.7140.5221390-05-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1557184.458
3510Oakland Athletics633.5001.0252323-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1558471.542
4614California Angels734.4291.53340-72-11-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1557382.471
5717Kansas City Royals523.4001.51923-40-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1578869.561
6920Minnesota Twins624.3332.01726-91-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1568373.532
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates5501.000--3915242-03-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1578770.554
237Chicago Cubs642.6671.53132-12-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1567185.455
3813New York Mets734.4293.03031-11-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1558372.535
4915Montreal Expos523.4003.01923-41-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park15753104.338
51022Philadelphia Phillies413.2503.52023-31-10-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium15810058.633
61123St. Louis Cardinals514.2004.02035-150-21-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1577186.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves642.667--232212-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1566690.423
248Cincinnati Reds642.667--5140111-13-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1569858.628
359Houston Astros743.5710.53138-70-34-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1557679.490
4711San Diego Padres633.5001.0221932-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1567086.449
5612San Francisco Giants633.5001.0282531-32-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1567185.455
61224Los Angeles Dodgers505.0003.51324-110-30-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1579265.586


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Orlando SanchezC19.221Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.