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Wednesday May 19,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike CuellarJim ColbornGrant Jackson
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox4BoxPete VuckovichBert BlylevenDave Hamilton
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians2BoxRudy MayDon HoodTippy Martinez
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers2BoxFergie JenkinsDave Roberts(none)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals5BoxPaul SplittorffMike TorrezMarty Pattin
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTommy JohnDick RuthvenMike Marshall
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets1BoxLarry ChristensonMickey LolichTom Underwood
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres4BoxTom GriffinDan Spillner(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants4BoxSanto AlcalaJohn MontefuscoRawly Eastwick
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxRamon HernandezEric RasmussenBob Moose

Standings as of 1976-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees291910.655--1541094512-47-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1307852.600
2410Baltimore Orioles301614.5333.599113-147-69-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1327260.545
3613Detroit Tigers281315.4645.511911097-56-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1336172.459
4815Boston Red Sox291316.4486.014314037-76-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1337063.526
5916Milwaukee Brewers251114.4406.099113-146-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1365581.404
61018Cleveland Indians301317.4336.5134124108-85-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1296861.527
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals291910.655--149107426-413-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1337162.534
234Texas Rangers301911.6330.5136110268-611-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1325775.432
359Minnesota Twins301614.5333.5133148-1510-116-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1326963.523
4714Oakland Athletics331518.4556.0139153-147-108-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1287256.563
51120Chicago White Sox271116.4077.099137-387-114-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1345381.396
61222California Angels361323.3619.5131171-405-108-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1266363.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies28199.679--1711155612-18-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1348252.612
236Pittsburgh Pirates322012.6251.012912279-711-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1307258.554
358New York Mets352015.5712.5153119348-1012-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1276661.520
4817Chicago Cubs321418.4387.0157200-438-66-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1306169.469
5919Montreal Expos291217.4147.5120127-77-95-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1334390.323
61021St. Louis Cardinals351421.4008.5128149-217-87-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1275869.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers352213.629--1571253211-911-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1277057.551
247Cincinnati Reds342113.6180.52061396710-711-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1288147.633
3611San Diego Padres331716.5154.01531391411-86-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1295673.434
4712Houston Astros371819.4865.0135173-386-911-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1256263.496
51123Atlanta Braves351223.34310.0114157-436-116-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1275869.457
61224San Francisco Giants351124.31411.0122180-586-145-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1276364.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill GreifP26.024Traded by Padres to Cardinals for Luis Melendez. 
Luis MelendezOF26.281Traded by Cardinals to Padres for Bill Greif.