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Games on 1976-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox11BoxLuis TiantJesse Jefferson(none)
Cleveland Indians1California Angels8BoxGary RossPat Dobson(none)
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBill TraversEddie Bane(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees1BoxPaul SplittorffDoyle AlexanderSteve Mingori
Baltimore Orioles1Oakland Athletics4BoxMike TorrezRudy MayRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers8BoxJeff TerpkoDave Roberts(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Atlanta Braves8BoxBruce Dal CantonRamon HernandezMike Marshall
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs1BoxSteve RenkoBrent StromJoe Coleman
New York Mets3Houston Astros7BoxJoe NiekroBob Apodaca(none)
Cincinnati Reds11Montreal Expos2BoxJack BillinghamChip Lang(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBurt HootonJim Lonborg(none)
San Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxGary LavelleEric Rasmussen(none)

Standings as of 1976-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees744628.622--3422628025-921-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I855134.600
3511Cleveland Indians743737.5009.03002841618-1919-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium854441.518
2410Boston Red Sox743737.5009.03253052019-1818-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park884642.523
4713Detroit Tigers743638.48610.0314346-3218-1918-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium873849.437
5815Baltimore Orioles763640.47411.0274296-2219-1917-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium865234.605
61223Milwaukee Brewers712843.39416.5259306-4713-2615-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium903852.422
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals764729.618--3832939019-1728-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium864343.500
235Texas Rangers754332.5733.53383102818-1425-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium873354.379
3612Oakland Athletics793940.4949.53383281017-2422-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum824834.585
4917Minnesota Twins773641.46811.5314346-3218-2118-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium854936.576
51018Chicago White Sox763541.46112.0288326-3819-2316-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park852956.341
61120California Angels823448.41516.0276349-7317-2517-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium804238.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies755124.680--41327613726-926-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium875037.575
236Pittsburgh Pirates754332.5738.03353211421-1522-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium874938.563
369New York Mets824339.52411.53252814421-2222-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium804337.538
4919St. Louis Cardinals773344.42919.0285329-4417-2116-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II853946.459
51021Chicago Cubs783246.41020.5306422-11616-2616-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field844341.512
61224Montreal Expos712546.35224.0249333-8414-2511-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park913061.330
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds804931.613--46931215726-1623-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium825329.646
247Los Angeles Dodgers814437.5435.5321318318-2226-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium814833.593
358San Diego Padres804238.5257.0324327-316-1726-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium823151.378
4714Houston Astros803842.47511.0326373-4716-2321-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome824240.512
5816Atlanta Braves793742.46811.53413301122-2115-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium833350.398
61122San Francisco Giants823349.40217.0307379-7214-2619-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park804139.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Andy HasslerP24.261Purchased by Royals from Angels.