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Monday May 31,1976This 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 1976-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Boston Red Sox3BoxCatfish HunterFergie Jenkins(none)
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox9BoxPete VuckovichNelson Briles(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians4BoxJim KernKen HoltzmanStan Thomas
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians4BoxPat DobsonMike CuellarDave LaRoche
Milwaukee Brewers4Detroit Tigers5BoxMark FidrychEd Sprague(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins2BoxFrank TananaBert Blyleven(none)
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics10BoxMike TorrezPaul Splittorff(none)
San Diego Padres10Atlanta Braves7BoxRich FolkersMax LeonButch Metzger
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros2BoxPat DarcyJ.R. RichardRawly Eastwick
San Francisco Giants7Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRandy MoffittMike Marshall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets13BoxJon MatlackJerry Reuss(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets1BoxDoc MedichBob Apodaca(none)
Chicago Cubs7Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRick ReuschelSteve CarltonBruce Sutter
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim KaatMike Garman(none)

Standings as of 1976-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees412615.634--2031525115-511-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1187147.602
2510Baltimore Orioles432221.5125.0150162-1211-1011-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1196653.555
3613Cleveland Indians422121.5005.51851572812-109-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1176057.513
4814Boston Red Sox411922.4637.0181182-110-109-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1216457.529
51018Milwaukee Brewers361620.4447.5134155-219-107-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1255075.400
61120Detroit Tigers401723.4258.5161167-68-99-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1215764.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals422517.595--2131664711-1114-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1206555.542
236Texas Rangers422418.5711.0190177139-915-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1205268.433
349Chicago White Sox402119.5253.0151174-2311-1410-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1214378.355
4712Minnesota Twins422121.5004.0172195-2311-1510-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1206456.533
5916Oakland Athletics462125.4576.0199203-47-1514-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1156649.574
61222California Angels491930.3889.5168217-498-1211-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1135756.504
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies412912.707--2411519013-117-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1217249.595
247Pittsburgh Pirates442519.5685.5172174-211-1014-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1186751.568
3611New York Mets482424.5008.51991742511-1413-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1146252.544
4817Chicago Cubs442024.45510.5194247-5311-109-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1185563.466
5919St. Louis Cardinals452025.44411.0165176-1112-128-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1175265.444
61021Montreal Expos391623.41012.0150173-239-137-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1233984.317
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds452817.622--2711749713-915-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1177443.632
234Los Angeles Dodgers472819.5961.01981791913-1415-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1156451.557
358San Diego Padres452421.5334.0191186512-812-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1174968.419
4715Houston Astros482226.4587.5189228-3910-1511-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1145856.509
51123San Francisco Giants481830.37511.5172228-568-1710-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1145658.491
61224Atlanta Braves461630.34812.5161213-5210-146-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1165462.466