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Monday August 16,1976This 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 1976-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox12Chicago White Sox5BoxLuis TiantBart JohnsonBill Lee
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals6BoxMarty PattinJackie Brown(none)
Oakland Athletics3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDanny FrisellaRollie Fingers(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Minnesota Twins4BoxRoss GrimsleySteve Luebber(none)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees5BoxCatfish HunterGaylord Perry(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds3BoxCarl MortonFred NormanAdrian Devine
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros3BoxBruce SutterLarry Dierker(none)
San Diego Padres11St. Louis Cardinals7BoxDave FreislebenBill Greif(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1157045.609--53741612138-2032-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I442717.614
248Baltimore Orioles1146054.5269.5425426-133-2427-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium482820.583
3511Cleveland Indians1165759.49113.5461463-227-3230-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium432419.558
4815Detroit Tigers1155560.47815.0450512-6228-3127-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium461927.413
5916Boston Red Sox1145460.47415.5471479-826-3528-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park482919.604
61018Milwaukee Brewers1125161.45517.5412446-3422-3529-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium491534.306
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1167145.612--55441713729-2442-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium461927.413
236Oakland Athletics1186454.5428.05304597124-3440-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum432320.535
3612Minnesota Twins1175760.48714.5505532-2726-3131-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452817.622
4714Texas Rangers1175661.47915.5468482-1425-3231-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium452025.444
51122California Angels1185068.42422.0400482-8224-3426-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium442618.591
61223Chicago White Sox1164967.42222.0423522-9924-3625-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park451530.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia 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 Cubs1215566.45522.0477580-10326-3629-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field412021.488
51020St. Louis Cardinals1144965.43024.5440474-3425-3124-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II482325.479
61224Montreal Expos1124171.36631.5379507-12821-3520-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park501436.280
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1197643.639--67546421142-2134-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium432617.605
247Los Angeles Dodgers1176354.53812.04484361229-3134-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452916.644
3610San Diego Padres1226062.49217.5453499-4626-3634-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium401327.325
4713Houston Astros1225963.48418.5483521-3825-3433-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome402119.525
5817Atlanta Braves1195564.46221.0474495-2129-3026-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium431528.349
61121San Francisco Giants1205169.42525.5434524-9024-3927-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park422319.548