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Games on 1976-07-21

Top1976 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP902:16Vern RuhleChris KnappChris Knapp (1-1)Vern Ruhle (5-7)-Ralph HoukPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALDetroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP910,7651:47Dave LemanczykBart JohnsonBart Johnson (9-8)Dave Lemanczyk (1-2)-Ralph HoukPaul RichardsComiskey Park
ALCalifornia Angels2Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP94,7902:34Nolan RyanRick WaitsRick Waits (4-4)Nolan Ryan (7-12)-Dick WilliamsFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Kansas City Royals0Boxscore - PBP915,4452:24Bill TraversAl FitzmorrisBill Travers (11-7)Al Fitzmorris (11-6)Danny Frisella (6)Alex GrammasWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP97,6982:19Rick WiseDave GoltzDave Goltz (8-8)Rick Wise (7-8)-Don ZimmerGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALOakland Athletics1New York Yankees10Boxscore - PBP926,4512:28Mike NorrisCatfish HunterCatfish Hunter (12-8)Mike Norris (3-3)-Chuck TannerBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALBaltimore Orioles6Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP1210,2733:43Dave PaganBert BlylevenTippy Martinez (3-0)Joe Hoerner (0-3)Fred Holdsworth (1)Earl WeaverFrank LucchesiArlington Stadium
NLNew York Mets0Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP931,8412:16Jon MatlackFred NormanFred Norman (8-2)Jon Matlack (10-4)-Joe FrazierSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP1026,6932:52John DennyDon SuttonCharlie Hough (8-4)Al Hrabosky (5-6)-Red SchoendienstWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves3Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP910,1712:33Dick RuthvenDon StanhouseDale Murray (1-8)Bruce Dal Canton (3-2)-Dave BristolKarl KuehlJarry Park
NLHouston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP902:14Larry DierkerJerry ReussJerry Reuss (10-5)Larry Dierker (9-9)-Bill VirdonDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
NLHouston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP912,2092:38Joaquin AndujarLarry DemeryLarry Demery (6-3)Joaquin Andujar (6-6)Dave Giusti (4)Bill VirdonDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP914,9961:58Jim KaatDave FreislebenJim Kaat (10-4)Dave Freisleben (6-7)Gene Garber (8)Danny OzarkJohn McNamaraQualcomm Stadium
NLChicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP94,0382:03Steve RenkoJohn MontefuscoJohn Montefusco (9-8)Bruce Sutter (1-2)-Jim MarshallBill Rigney3Com Park at Cand
NLChicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP94,0382:03Steve RenkoJohn MontefuscoJohn Montefusco (9-8)Bruce Sutter (1-2)-Jim MarshallBill RigneyCandlestick Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1976-07-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees895732.640--41730611131-1026-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I704030.571
2511Baltimore Orioles894544.50612.0336344-826-2119-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium734330.589
3612Cleveland Indians874344.49413.0349340922-2421-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium723834.528
4714Boston Red Sox894247.47215.0375370521-2521-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park734132.562
5815Detroit Tigers874146.47115.0344394-5020-2321-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium743341.446
61120Milwaukee Brewers863749.43018.5324367-4315-2922-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium752946.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals915635.615--4393419823-1933-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium713437.479
237Oakland Athletics934845.5169.04043723221-2827-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum683929.574
349Texas Rangers904644.5119.5384378618-1928-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium723042.417
4916Chicago White Sox904248.46713.5342382-4021-2721-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park712249.310
51017Minnesota Twins904248.46713.5370409-3921-2421-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium724329.597
61222California Angels953956.41119.0320401-8121-2918-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium673730.552
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies885929.670--45330814530-1230-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium744232.568
235Pittsburgh Pirates905139.5679.04263893724-1827-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium724131.569
358New York Mets954946.51613.53693195025-2624-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium673730.552
4919St. Louis Cardinals904050.44420.0349382-3321-2519-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II723240.444
51123Chicago Cubs913754.40723.5350462-11217-3220-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field713833.535
61224Montreal Expos852857.32929.5291406-11515-3113-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park772750.351
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds935835.624--53236916330-1628-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium694425.638
246Los Angeles Dodgers935241.5596.03753621321-2431-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium694029.580
3610Houston Astros964947.51010.5390428-3822-2726-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome663135.470
4713San Diego Padres944648.48912.5348381-3317-2329-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium682741.397
5818Atlanta Braves924250.45715.5393395-224-2618-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium702842.400
61021San Francisco Giants954055.42119.0354429-7516-2924-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park673433.507


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim DwyerOF26.199Traded by Expos with Pepe Mangual to Mets for Wayne Garrett and Del Unser. 
Wayne Garrett3B-2B28.231Traded by Mets with Del Unser to Expos for Pepe Mangual and Jim Dwyer. 
Pepe MangualOF24.059Traded by Expos with Jim Dwyer to Mets for Wayne Garrett and Del Unser. 
Del UnserOF31.224Traded by Mets with Wayne Garrett to Expos for Pepe Mangual and Jim Dwyer.