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

Top1976 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP94,8393:04Jim ColbornMike CuellarMike Cuellar (2-3)Jim Colborn (2-4)Grant Jackson (2)Alex GrammasEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP97,1362:12Bert BlylevenPete VuckovichPete Vuckovich (1-1)Bert Blyleven (3-3)Dave Hamilton (2)Gene MauchPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees3Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP94,7562:49Rudy MayDon HoodRudy May (3-1)Don Hood (1-2)Tippy Martinez (1)Billy MartinFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP913,2522:33Fergie JenkinsDave RobertsFergie Jenkins (3-5)Dave Roberts (3-2)-Darrell JohnsonRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALOakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP922,4832:49Mike TorrezPaul SplittorffPaul Splittorff (3-3)Mike Torrez (4-4)Marty Pattin (3)Chuck TannerWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP929,9292:10Dick RuthvenTommy JohnTommy John (2-2)Dick Ruthven (4-5)Mike Marshall (8)Dave BristolWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP912,8362:33Larry ChristensonMickey LolichLarry Christenson (4-1)Mickey Lolich (2-5)Tom Underwood (1)Danny OzarkJoe FrazierShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros9San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP914,3362:50Mike CosgroveDan SpillnerTom Griffin (3-1)Dan Spillner (1-6)-Bill VirdonJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP923,5912:25Santo AlcalaJohn MontefuscoSanto Alcala (3-0)John Montefusco (4-3)Rawly Eastwick (5)Sparky AndersonBill Rigney3Com Park at Cand
NLCincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP923,5912:25Santo AlcalaJohn MontefuscoSanto Alcala (3-0)John Montefusco (4-3)Rawly Eastwick (5)Sparky AndersonBill RigneyCandlestick Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP911,2292:49John CandelariaLynn McGlothenRamon Hernandez (1-0)Eric Rasmussen (3-5)Bob Moose (6)Danny MurtaughRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1976-05-19.

TopRecord 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

Transactions

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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.