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Tuesday June 8,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers6Baltimore Orioles3BoxFritz PetersonDoyle AlexanderSteve Foucault
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox5BoxJim ToddReggie ClevelandRollie Fingers
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians1BoxBill CampbellDennis Eckersley(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals1BoxDave RobertsDennis Leonard(none)
Chicago White Sox0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxBill TraversBart Johnson(none)
California Angels2New York Yankees4BoxDock EllisGary Ross(none)
Atlanta Braves7Chicago Cubs3BoxPhil NiekroRay BurrisAdrian Devine
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros2BoxLarry DierkerBob Forsch(none)
Philadelphia Phillies14Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxLarry ChristensonTommy John(none)
Cincinnati Reds10Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxSanto AlcalaJim RookerWill McEnaney
New York Mets0San Diego Padres3BoxDave FreislebenMickey Lolich(none)
Montreal Expos9San Francisco Giants4BoxWoodie FrymanRob Dressler(none)

Standings as of 1976-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees482919.604--2331825116-613-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1116843.613
2612Baltimore Orioles502426.4806.0178197-1912-1012-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1126448.571
3814Boston Red Sox472225.4686.5208206210-1012-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1156154.530
41016Cleveland Indians492227.4497.51961841213-139-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1105951.536
5917Detroit Tigers492227.4497.5198232-3410-1212-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1125260.464
61120Milwaukee Brewers451926.4228.5171196-2511-168-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1164769.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals503119.620--2521876513-1118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1125953.527
235Texas Rangers492920.5921.52402023812-1017-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1134766.416
349Chicago White Sox472522.5324.5172190-1811-1514-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1143975.342
4510Minnesota Twins502624.5205.0211228-1716-1610-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1125953.527
5713Oakland Athletics532528.4727.5228234-611-1614-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1086246.574
61222California Angels552233.40011.5190239-4911-1511-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1075453.505
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies493415.694--28618010617-418-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1136746.593
247Pittsburgh Pirates522923.5586.5207218-1113-1116-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1106347.573
3715New York Mets562630.46411.52232032013-1713-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1066046.566
4818St. Louis Cardinals532330.43413.0191220-2914-139-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1094960.450
5919Chicago Cubs522230.42313.5209276-6713-159-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1105357.482
61123Montreal Expos461828.39114.5178212-3410-138-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1163779.319
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds533320.623--32620312318-1215-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1096940.633
236Los Angeles Dodgers553124.5643.0231229213-1418-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1076146.570
358San Diego Padres512823.5494.0219213614-1014-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1114566.405
4611Houston Astros572928.5096.0223251-2810-1518-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1055154.486
51021Atlanta Braves512130.41211.0201225-2414-147-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1114962.441
61224San Francisco Giants552134.38213.0199263-649-1912-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1075354.495


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe ColemanP29.125Purchased by Cubs from Tigers.