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Thursday July 8,1976This 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 1976-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox8BoxRick JonesDave GoltzReggie Cleveland
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDanny FrisellaJoe Hoerner(none)
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees6BoxKen HoltzmanRich Gossage(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics6BoxWayne GarlandPaul LindbladDyar Miller
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves2BoxTom SeaverFrank LaCorte(none)
San Diego Padres6Chicago Cubs3BoxRandy JonesBill Bonham(none)
Montreal Expos6Houston Astros7BoxKen ForschSteve Dunning(none)

Standings as of 1976-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees784830.615--3572718625-923-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I814932.605
2410Boston Red Sox773938.5068.53403152519-1820-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park854441.518
3612Cleveland Indians763838.5009.03072891819-2019-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium834340.518
4713Detroit Tigers763739.48710.0318350-3219-2018-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium853748.435
5815Baltimore Orioles793742.46811.5286309-2320-2117-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium835132.614
61222Milwaukee Brewers743044.40516.0272320-4813-2617-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium873651.414
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals794930.620--3923029021-1828-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium834142.494
236Texas Rangers784434.5644.53463192718-1526-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium843252.381
3511Oakland Athletics824141.5009.53513401117-2424-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum794633.582
4917Minnesota Twins803743.46312.5328362-3419-2318-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium824834.585
51018Chicago White Sox793643.45613.0294339-4520-2516-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park822854.341
61121California Angels843549.41716.5281356-7517-2518-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium784137.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies775126.662--41928713226-926-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium855035.588
235Pittsburgh Pirates774433.5717.03463321422-1622-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium854837.565
358New York Mets854540.52910.03422885423-2322-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium774136.532
4919St. Louis Cardinals793445.43018.0300339-3917-2117-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II833845.458
51020Chicago Cubs813447.42019.0323428-10516-2618-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field814140.506
61224Montreal Expos742549.33824.5265354-8914-2611-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park883058.341
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds825131.622--48332216128-1623-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium805129.638
247Los Angeles Dodgers834637.5545.5332324820-2226-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794633.582
369San Diego Padres834340.5188.5330344-1417-1926-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium793049.380
4714Houston Astros834043.48211.5338391-5316-2323-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome794039.506
5816Atlanta Braves823844.46313.0354346822-2116-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium803248.400
61123San Francisco Giants843450.40518.0317394-7715-2719-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park784038.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fred SchermanP31.348Released by Expos.