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Games on 1976-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles4BoxFred HoldsworthJohn Hiller(none)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox5BoxBill LeeDick Tidrow(none)
Chicago White Sox2California Angels1BoxRich GossageFrank Tanana(none)
Texas Rangers8Kansas City Royals4BoxGaylord PerryAndy Hassler(none)
Cleveland Indians4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDon HoodBill CastroJim Kern
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins8BoxBill CampbellPaul Lindblad(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins6BoxTom JohnsonGlenn Abbott(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs2BoxRay BurrisJohn Denny(none)
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds5BoxSanto AlcalaRandy JonesRawly Eastwick
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros6BoxLarry DierkerPhil Niekro(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7New York Mets6BoxGene GarberSkip Lockwood(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets0BoxWayne TwitchellNino EspinosaRon Schueler
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxSteve RogersBruce Kison(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants1BoxDon SuttonJim BarrCharlie Hough
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants3BoxCharlie HoughDave Heaverlo(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1006139.610--46234911332-1629-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I593623.610
238Baltimore Orioles1015249.5159.5372379-729-2123-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium613625.590
3611Cleveland Indians1005050.50011.04194031627-2723-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium593128.525
4814Detroit Tigers1004852.48013.0395447-5227-2721-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium612635.426
5915Boston Red Sox1014754.46514.5426437-1121-2926-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park613625.590
61119Milwaukee Brewers984355.43917.0361402-4119-3024-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium632340.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1016140.604--4663759126-2235-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium612932.475
249Minnesota Twins1035350.5159.0461459224-2529-25W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium593227.542
3510Oakland Athletics1045351.5109.54524163622-3231-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum573423.596
4713Texas Rangers1014952.48512.0415427-1221-2628-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium612734.443
51017Chicago White Sox1024656.45115.5378442-6423-3123-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park591841.305
61221California Angels1054560.42918.0355426-7121-3024-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium573126.544
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1016833.673--51534716833-1336-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613328.541
235Pittsburgh Pirates1015645.55412.04594421728-2228-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium613625.590
3612New York Mets1065254.49118.53983494927-2925-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium563422.607
41022Chicago Cubs1034459.42725.0397504-10720-3524-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field593128.525
51123St. Louis Cardinals994257.42425.0382421-3921-2821-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II633033.476
61224Montreal Expos963561.36530.5321443-12220-3315-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park662046.303
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1056738.638--60842118733-1734-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium573522.614
246Los Angeles Dodgers1035746.5539.04123971525-2832-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium593524.593
357Houston Astros1075651.52312.0427452-2522-2733-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome552431.436
4716San Diego Padres1064957.46218.5380451-7119-3130-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium562432.429
5818Atlanta Braves1034657.44720.0434443-926-2920-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium592435.407
6920San Francisco Giants1064660.43421.5399462-6320-3226-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park562828.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim YorkP28.340Released by Yankees.