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Monday August 2,1976This 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 1976-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians1BoxRick WisePat Dobson(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJim ColbornRudy May(none)
Oakland Athletics0Minnesota Twins3BoxSteve LuebberMike Torrez(none)
Detroit Tigers0New York Yankees1BoxDoyle AlexanderDave Roberts(none)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves3BoxButch MetzgerAdrian Devine(none)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves0BoxRick SawyerFrank LaCorte(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs4BoxBill BonhamJim LonborgJoe Coleman
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxElias SosaGene Pentz(none)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets4BoxChuck TaylorSkip LockwoodJoe Kerrigan
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPete FalconeDoc Medich(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants1BoxWill McEnaneyJohn D'Acquisto(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1016239.614--46334911432-1630-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I583523.603
249Baltimore Orioles1025250.51010.5373386-1329-2223-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium603624.600
3611Cleveland Indians1015051.49512.04204061427-2723-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium583127.534
4814Detroit Tigers1014853.47514.0395448-5327-2821-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium602634.433
5916Boston Red Sox1024854.47114.5429438-922-2926-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park603525.583
61118Milwaukee Brewers994455.44417.0368403-3519-3025-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium622240.355
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1016140.604--4663759126-2235-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium612932.475
237Minnesota Twins1045450.5198.5464459524-2530-25W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium583127.534
3510Oakland Athletics1055352.50510.04524193322-3331-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563422.607
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
61223California Angels1054560.42918.0355426-7121-3024-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium573126.544
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1026834.667--51735116633-1436-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium603327.550
246Pittsburgh Pirates1025646.54912.04594461328-2228-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium603624.600
3612New York Mets1075255.48618.54023544827-2925-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium553421.618
4920Chicago Cubs1044559.43324.0401506-10520-3525-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field583028.517
51021St. Louis Cardinals1004357.43024.0386421-3522-2821-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II622933.468
61224Montreal Expos973661.37129.5326447-12121-3315-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park651946.292
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1066838.642--61342219134-1734-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium563422.607
235Los Angeles Dodgers1045846.5589.04174011625-2833-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583424.586
358Houston Astros1085652.51913.0431457-2622-2833-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome542430.444
4715San Diego Padres1085157.47218.0394454-6021-3130-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium542232.407
5819Atlanta Braves1054659.43821.5437457-2026-2920-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium572433.421
61122San Francisco Giants1074661.43022.5400467-6720-3226-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park552827.509