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Thursday May 6,1976This 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 1976-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4California Angels2BoxEd FigueroaGary RossSparky Lyle
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn CurtisCarl MortonAl Hrabosky
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos1BoxDan SpillnerClay KirbyButch Metzger
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets4BoxCraig SwanDon GullettSkip Lockwood
San Francisco Giants0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim RookerJim BarrLarry Demery

Standings as of 1976-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees18135.722--9460348-35-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1418457.596
234Milwaukee Brewers1495.6432.0564885-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1475790.388
3510Cleveland Indians19109.5263.59377166-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1407169.507
4712Detroit Tigers1688.5004.08261215-43-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1456679.455
5918Baltimore Orioles19811.4215.54571-262-56-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1438063.559
61120Boston Red Sox17611.3536.57682-62-64-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1457768.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers18126.667--7456182-210-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1446480.444
248Kansas City Royals1697.5632.0656504-35-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1468165.555
3613Oakland Athletics221111.5003.0969517-74-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1397663.547
4816Minnesota Twins1789.4713.56184-234-64-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457768.531
51019Chicago White Sox1569.4004.56075-154-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1465888.397
61224California Angels23716.3047.579107-284-73-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1396970.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies19136.684--11788298-15-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1438855.615
225New York Mets25169.640--11778396-610-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1377067.511
347Pittsburgh Pirates21129.5712.0918835-67-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1418061.567
4815St. Louis Cardinals231112.4784.091102-117-84-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1396178.439
5917Chicago Cubs241113.4584.5130148-188-63-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1386474.464
61223Montreal Expos21714.3337.081103-224-73-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1414893.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers23149.609--10383205-69-3W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1397861.561
259Cincinnati Reds221210.5451.5136105315-67-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1409050.643
3611San Diego Padres231211.5222.010590156-46-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1396178.439
4714Houston Astros251213.4803.094121-273-89-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1376869.496
61021San Francisco Giants23815.3486.086117-313-85-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1396673.475
51122Atlanta Braves23815.3486.080108-284-64-9L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1396277.446


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Terry CrowleyOF-1B29.079Released by Braves. 
Randy ElliottOF24.336Released by Angels.