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Tuesday May 4,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-05-04

Top1976 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP96,1602:02Wilbur WoodKen HoltzmanWilbur Wood (3-3)Ken Holtzman (2-1)-Paul RichardsEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALKansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP916,2742:47Al FitzmorrisBill LeeAl Fitzmorris (3-0)Bill Lee (0-3)Doug Bird (1)Whitey HerzogDarrell JohnsonFenway Park
ALNew York Yankees2California Angels1Boxscore - PBP910,9572:22Dock EllisFrank TananaDock Ellis (3-0)Frank Tanana (1-3)Sparky Lyle (4)Billy MartinDick WilliamsAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP108,8183:14Dave GoltzJoe ColemanVic Albury (1-1)Bill Laxton (0-1)Steve Luebber (1)Gene MauchRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP96,1112:37Nelson BrilesJim ColbornNelson Briles (3-1)Jim Colborn (2-2)Steve Foucault (2)Frank LucchesiAlex GrammasCounty Stadium
ALCleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics8Boxscore - PBP92,6282:36Fritz PetersonMike TorrezMike Torrez (4-3)Fritz Peterson (0-2)Rollie Fingers (3)Frank RobinsonChuck TannerOakland-Alameda C
NLSt. Louis Cardinals8Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP125,5413:24John DennyPhil NiekroEric Rasmussen (3-2)Adrian Devine (0-1)-Red SchoendienstDave BristolAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLLos Angeles Dodgers9Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP94,5862:55Burt HootonRick ReuschelBurt Hooton (2-2)Rick Reuschel (1-2)Mike Marshall (4)Walter AlstonJim MarshallWrigley Field
NLCincinnati Reds3New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP918,5282:46Fred NormanTom SeaverTom Seaver (4-0)Fred Norman (3-1)Skip Lockwood (3)Sparky AndersonJoe FrazierShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP910,6551:59Larry DierkerJim LonborgJim Lonborg (3-0)Larry Dierker (3-3)-Bill VirdonDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP94,7292:24Mike CaldwellJerry ReussJerry Reuss (3-2)Mike Caldwell (0-4)Bob Moose (3)Bill RigneyDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1976-05-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16115.688--8054266-35-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1438657.601
235Milwaukee Brewers1495.6431.0564885-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1475790.388
349Detroit Tigers1587.5332.58053275-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1466680.452
4712Cleveland Indians1899.5003.09076145-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1417269.511
51019Baltimore Orioles18711.3895.04371-282-55-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1448163.563
61122Boston Red Sox16610.3755.07274-22-64-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1467769.527
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers18126.667--7456182-210-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1446480.444
258Kansas City Royals1587.5332.55761-43-35-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1478265.558
3611Oakland Athletics211110.5242.5959237-74-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1407664.543
4816Minnesota Twins1679.4384.05382-293-64-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1467868.534
5918Chicago White Sox1468.4294.06073-134-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1475889.395
61224California Angels21714.3336.57393-204-73-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1416972.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Philadelphia Phillies18126.667--11185268-14-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1448955.618
224New York Mets23158.6520.511374396-69-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1397168.511
3510Pittsburgh Pirates19109.5262.58287-55-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1438261.573
4714Chicago Cubs231112.4783.5118134-168-63-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1396475.460
5917St. Louis Cardinals21912.4294.58298-165-84-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1416378.447
61223Montreal Expos19712.3685.57693-174-73-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1434895.336
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers22139.591--8971184-69-3W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1407961.564
247Cincinnati Reds20119.5501.0132101314-57-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1429151.641
3613Houston Astros241212.5002.091115-243-79-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1386870.493
4815San Diego Padres211011.4762.59585104-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1416378.447
61020San Francisco Giants21813.3814.585108-233-65-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1416675.468
51121Atlanta Braves21813.3814.57699-234-64-7L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1416279.440

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gene MichaelSS37.336Released by Red Sox.