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Sunday May 2,1976This 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 1976-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles2BoxVida BlueRoss Grimsley(none)
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles4BoxWayne GarlandGlenn Abbott(none)
California Angels3Cleveland Indians12BoxJackie BrownAndy Hassler(none)
California Angels5Cleveland Indians4BoxJim BrewerDon HoodDick Drago
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals2BoxDoug BirdSparky Lyle(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers6BoxGaylord PerryLuis Tiant(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Atlanta Braves2BoxJim KaatAndy MessersmithGene Garber
Montreal Expos8Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon StanhousePat Darcy(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDoug RauLynn McGlothen(none)
Houston Astros5New York Mets4BoxJ.R. RichardBob ApodacaLarry Hardy
Houston Astros4New York Mets7BoxJerry KoosmanGil RondonSkip Lockwood
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Diego Padres4BoxRandy JonesDoc Medich(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants5BoxKen FrailingGary Lavelle(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants5BoxDarold KnowlesGreg MintonRick Reuschel

Standings as of 1976-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers1394.692--5241115-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1485791.385
222New York Yankees15105.667--7853255-35-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1448757.604
347Detroit Tigers1486.5711.57648285-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1476681.449
4613Cleveland Indians1688.5002.58164174-34-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1437370.510
5816Baltimore Orioles17710.4124.04268-262-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1458164.559
61021Boston Red Sox1569.4004.0676702-64-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1477770.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers17116.647--6752151-210-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1456580.448
259Oakland Athletics19109.5262.0838307-73-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1427765.542
3712Kansas City Royals1477.5002.55056-62-35-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1488365.561
4920Minnesota Twins1569.4004.04878-302-64-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1477968.537
51122Chicago White Sox1358.3854.05772-153-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1485989.399
61224California Angels20713.3505.57291-194-73-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1426973.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Philadelphia Phillies17116.647--10685218-13-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1459055.621
225New York Mets22148.6360.510871376-68-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1407268.514
4711Pittsburgh Pirates1899.5002.57682-65-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1448361.576
3614Chicago Cubs221111.5002.5112125-138-63-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1406476.457
51118St. Louis Cardinals20812.4004.57491-174-84-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1426478.451
61223Montreal Expos19712.3685.07693-174-73-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1434895.336
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds19118.579--12996334-47-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1439152.636
248Los Angeles Dodgers21129.571--8065153-69-3W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1418061.567
3510Houston Astros231211.5221.091110-193-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1396871.489
4815San Diego Padres211011.4762.09585104-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1416378.447
6917San Francisco Giants20812.4003.580102-223-55-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1426676.465
51019Atlanta Braves20812.4003.56991-224-64-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1426280.437