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Friday April 30,1976This 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 1976-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles1BoxMike TorrezJim Palmer(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox8BoxTerry ForsterRay Bare(none)
California Angels2Cleveland Indians5BoxJim KernDick Drago(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals3BoxCatfish HunterPaul Splittorff(none)
Boston Red Sox5Texas Rangers6BoxJim UmbargerFergie JenkinsJoe Hoerner
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds7BoxGary NolanDan Warthen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRick RhodenJohn Curtis(none)
Houston Astros1New York Mets3BoxJon MatlackJoe Niekro(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres3BoxJim RookerDan SpillnerBob Moose
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants2BoxRick ReuschelEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1976-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees13103.769--7647295-15-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1468759.596
222Milwaukee Brewers1293.7500.54732155-14-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1495792.383
457Detroit Tigers1376.5383.06647194-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1486781.453
348Cleveland Indians1376.5383.06450144-33-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1467472.507
5716Boston Red Sox1367.4624.0635492-44-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1497772.517
61021Baltimore Orioles1569.4005.03659-232-54-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1478265.558
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1596.600--544861-28-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1476780.456
269Oakland Athletics1798.5291.07477-36-63-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1447866.542
3819Chicago White Sox1257.4172.55662-63-42-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1495990.396
4918Kansas City Royals1257.4172.54454-102-33-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1508565.567
51122Minnesota Twins1459.3573.53973-342-63-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1488068.541
61224California Angels17512.2945.05874-162-63-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1457174.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets20137.650--9762356-67-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1427369.514
236Philadelphia Phillies1486.5712.09181105-13-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1489355.628
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1688.5003.06472-84-54-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1468462.575
4713Chicago Cubs19910.4743.599112-136-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1436677.462
51017St. Louis Cardinals18810.4444.07084-144-64-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1446480.444
61223Montreal Expos17611.3535.56783-163-63-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1454996.338
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds17107.588--11987324-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1459253.634
2410Los Angeles Dodgers19109.5261.07361123-67-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1438261.573
3511Houston Astros211110.5241.08299-172-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1416972.489
4814San Diego Padres19910.4742.08573124-45-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1436479.448
5915Atlanta Braves1789.4712.06576-114-64-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1456283.428
61120San Francisco Giants17710.4123.06789-223-54-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1456778.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cleon JonesOF33.269Released by White Sox.