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Saturday July 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 1976-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave LemanczykJim PalmerJohn Hiller
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox4BoxFergie JenkinsKen Holtzman(none)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox6BoxReggie ClevelandCatfish HunterTom Murphy
Chicago White Sox2California Angels3BoxDick DragoTerry Forster(none)
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals2BoxBert BlylevenAl Fitzmorris(none)
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJim BibbyBill TraversJim Kern
Cleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBill CastroJim Kern(none)
Oakland Athletics5Minnesota Twins6BoxDave GoltzStan BahnsenBill Campbell
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs6BoxSteve RenkoLynn McGlothen(none)
San Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds12BoxFred NormanBrent Strom(none)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros2BoxJ.R. RichardDick Ruthven(none)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros9BoxJoe SambitoBruce Dal CantonKen Forsch
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets1BoxLarry ChristensonJon MatlackTug McGraw
Montreal Expos7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDale MurrayBob Moose(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants6BoxJohn MontefuscoDoug Rau(none)

Standings as of 1976-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees996138.616--45834411432-1529-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I603624.600
249Baltimore Orioles1005149.51010.5368376-829-2122-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium623725.597
3612Cleveland Indians994950.49512.04154001526-2723-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium603228.533
4713Detroit Tigers994851.48513.0392443-5127-2621-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium622636.419
5916Boston Red Sox1004654.46015.5421433-1221-2925-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park623725.597
61119Milwaukee Brewers974354.44317.0358398-4019-3024-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium642341.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1006139.610--4623679526-2235-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium622933.468
237Oakland Athletics1025349.5209.04434024122-3031-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum593425.576
3510Minnesota Twins1015150.50510.5447450-324-2527-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium613427.557
4814Texas Rangers1004852.48013.0407423-1620-2628-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium622834.452
51018Chicago White Sox1014556.44616.5376441-6522-3123-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park601941.317
61221California Angels1044559.43318.0354424-7021-3024-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium583127.534
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies996633.667--50634116531-1336-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633528.556
235Pittsburgh Pirates1005644.56010.54594401928-2228-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium623626.581
3611New York Mets1045252.50016.53923405227-2925-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium583424.586
41022St. Louis Cardinals984256.42923.5381419-3821-2721-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II643034.469
51123Chicago Cubs1024359.42224.5395503-10820-3523-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field603228.533
61224Montreal Expos953461.35830.0319443-12419-3315-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park672146.313
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1046638.635--60341718633-1733-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium583622.621
246Los Angeles Dodgers1015546.5459.54043931123-2832-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium613724.607
358Houston Astros1065551.51912.0421452-3122-2732-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome562531.446
4715San Diego Padres1054956.46717.5376446-7019-3030-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium572433.421
5817Atlanta Braves1024656.45119.0434437-326-2820-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium602436.400
6920San Francisco Giants1044658.44220.0395454-5920-3226-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park582830.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick SawyerP28.115Traded by Yankees to Padres for Gene Locklear.