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Games on 1976-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles1BoxWilbur WoodKen Holtzman(none)
Kansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox5BoxAl FitzmorrisBill LeeDoug Bird
New York Yankees2California Angels1BoxDock EllisFrank TananaSparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers4BoxVic AlburyBill LaxtonSteve Luebber
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers4BoxNelson BrilesJim ColbornSteve Foucault
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics8BoxMike TorrezFritz PetersonRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals8Atlanta Braves7BoxEric RasmussenAdrian Devine(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Chicago Cubs6BoxBurt HootonRick ReuschelMike Marshall
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets5BoxTom SeaverFred NormanSkip Lockwood
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim LonborgLarry Dierker(none)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJerry ReussMike CaldwellBob Moose

Standings as of 1976-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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


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