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Sunday August 15,1976This 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 1976-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles3BoxWayne GarlandFrancisco Barrios(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5California Angels3BoxBill TraversGary RossBill Castro
Texas Rangers4Cleveland Indians6BoxStan ThomasBert BlylevenJim Kern
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians3BoxJim BibbySteve Hargan(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals7BoxAndy HasslerDave Roberts(none)
New York Yankees8Minnesota Twins9BoxJim HughesSparky LyleBill Campbell
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics8BoxStan BahnsenJim Willoughby(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroBob Forsch(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs2BoxDon SuttonBill Bonham(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros6BoxDoc MedichDan LarsonKent Tekulve
Pittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros0BoxJerry ReussJoe Sambito(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos1BoxTom GriffinDon Carrithers(none)
Cincinnati Reds0New York Mets1BoxJerry KoosmanGary Nolan(none)
San Francisco Giants9Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRandy MoffittGene Garber(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1146945.605--53241511738-2031-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I452817.622
248Baltimore Orioles1135954.5229.5417422-532-2427-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium492920.592
3510Cleveland Indians1155758.49612.5460457327-3130-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium442420.545
4815Detroit Tigers1155560.47814.5450512-6228-3127-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium461927.413
5916Boston Red Sox1135360.46915.5459474-1525-3528-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park493019.612
61018Milwaukee Brewers1115061.45017.5408443-3522-3528-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium501634.320
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1157045.609--54841613229-2441-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium472027.426
236Oakland Athletics1176453.5477.05274557224-3340-20W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442321.523
3611Minnesota Twins1165759.49113.5501524-2326-3131-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462818.609
4714Texas Rangers1165660.48314.5467477-1025-3131-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium462026.435
51121Chicago White Sox1154966.42621.0418510-9224-3625-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park461531.326
61223California Angels1185068.42421.5400482-8224-3426-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium442618.591
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies1157441.643--56940016937-1738-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium472720.574
235Pittsburgh Pirates1166452.55210.55144951932-2232-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium462818.609
359New York Mets1196158.51315.04494004930-3031-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium432518.581
4919Chicago Cubs1205466.45022.5472577-10525-3629-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field422121.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1134964.43424.0433463-3025-3124-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492326.469
61224Montreal Expos1124171.36631.5379507-12821-3520-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park501436.280
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1187642.644--67246021242-2134-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium442618.591
247Los Angeles Dodgers1176354.53812.54484361229-3134-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452916.644
4612San Diego Padres1215962.48818.5442492-5025-3634-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium411427.341
3713Houston Astros1215962.48818.5480516-3625-3433-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome412120.512
5817Atlanta Braves1185464.45822.0470492-2228-3026-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium441628.364
61122San Francisco Giants1205169.42526.0434524-9024-3927-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park422319.548