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Sunday May 16,1976This 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 1976-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers11Boston Red Sox5BoxJim SlatonRick Wise(none)
Minnesota Twins1California Angels5BoxDon KirkwoodJim Hughes(none)
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers0BoxJackie BrownRay Bare(none)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals3BoxClay CarrollDoug BirdDave Hamilton
Baltimore Orioles7New York Yankees0BoxKen HoltzmanDock Ellis(none)
Texas Rangers2Oakland Athletics3BoxVida BlueSteve Barr(none)
Montreal Expos5Atlanta Braves4BoxFred SchermanElias SosaDon Stanhouse
San Diego Padres5Chicago Cubs6BoxRick ReuschelBill GreifDarold Knowles
New York Mets7Cincinnati Reds5BoxJon MatlackGary Nolan(none)
New York Mets1Cincinnati Reds8BoxDon GullettCraig SwanPat Darcy
Philadelphia Phillies12Houston Astros2BoxSteve CarltonTom Griffin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBurt HootonJerry Reuss(none)
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals9BoxPete FalconeEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1976-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees271710.630--1401013910-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1328052.606
249Detroit Tigers251312.5203.011489257-56-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1366175.449
3612Baltimore Orioles281414.5003.590107-177-67-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1347460.552
4815Milwaukee Brewers231112.4784.093104-116-45-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1385583.399
5916Cleveland Indians281315.4644.5126110168-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1316863.519
61020Boston Red Sox261016.3856.5122135-134-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1367363.537
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers28199.679--12899298-411-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1345777.425
235Kansas City Royals261610.6152.013397366-410-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1367462.544
3510Minnesota Twins271413.5194.5123137-1410-104-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1357164.526
4713Oakland Athletics301515.5005.0130139-97-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1317259.550
51121Chicago White Sox24915.3758.085126-417-112-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1375582.401
61222California Angels341222.35310.0121161-404-98-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1286464.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies27189.667--1691145511-18-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1358352.615
247New York Mets342014.5881.5152117358-1012-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1286662.516
358Pittsburgh Pirates291712.5862.011611426-711-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1337558.564
4917Chicago Cubs321418.4386.5157200-438-66-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1306169.469
5818St. Louis Cardinals321418.4386.5120136-167-87-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1305872.446
61019Montreal Expos291217.4147.0120127-77-95-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1334390.323
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers322012.625--1451192611-99-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1307258.554
236Cincinnati Reds311912.6130.5196127698-611-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1318348.634
3611San Diego Padres301515.5004.013012289-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1325874.439
4714Houston Astros331617.4854.5119161-425-910-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1296465.496
51123San Francisco Giants321121.3449.0110156-466-145-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1306367.485
61224Atlanta Braves311021.3239.5105146-414-96-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1316071.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry GuraP28.172Traded by Yankees to Royals for Fran Healy. 
Fran HealyC29.252Traded by Royals to Yankees for Larry Gura.