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Games on 1976-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox2BoxClay CarrollTom Murphy(none)
Boston Red Sox11Chicago White Sox7BoxDick PoleBlue Moon Odom(none)
California Angels2Detroit Tigers3BoxMark FidrychFrank Tanana(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals4BoxMark LittellDave LaRoche(none)
Oakland Athletics5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxPaul LindbladEduardo RodriguezRollie Fingers
Baltimore Orioles10Minnesota Twins3BoxRudy MayTom Johnson(none)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees2BoxDoyle AlexanderTommy Boggs(none)
Atlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds2BoxAdrian DevineManny Sarmiento(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros8BoxJ.R. RichardSteve Stone(none)
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRick RhodenJon Matlack(none)
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies11BoxTom UnderwoodSteve Rogers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Francisco Giants7BoxGary LavelleBob MooseCharlie Williams
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJohn DennyBrent StromJohn Curtis

Standings as of 1976-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1167145.612--53941712238-2033-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I432617.605
248Baltimore Orioles1156154.5309.5435429634-2427-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium472720.574
3512Cleveland Indians1175760.48714.5464467-327-3330-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium422418.571
4714Detroit Tigers1165660.48315.0453514-6128-3128-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium451827.400
5916Boston Red Sox1165561.47416.0483488-527-3628-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park462818.609
61018Milwaukee Brewers1135162.45118.5416451-3522-3529-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium481533.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1177245.615--55842013829-2443-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium451827.400
236Oakland Athletics1196554.5468.05354637225-3440-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422220.524
3613Minnesota Twins1185761.48315.5508542-3426-3131-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442816.636
4815Texas Rangers1185662.47516.5469484-1525-3331-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium442024.455
51122Chicago White Sox1185068.42422.5432534-10224-3626-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park431429.326
61223California Angels1195069.42023.0402485-8324-3526-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium432617.605
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1167541.647--58040317737-1739-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium462620.565
235Pittsburgh Pirates1176453.54711.55205021832-2332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium452817.622
359New York Mets1206159.50816.04524044830-3131-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium422517.595
4919Chicago Cubs1225567.45123.0478588-11026-3729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field402020.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1155065.43524.5449478-2925-3125-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II472225.468
61224Montreal Expos1134172.36332.5382518-13621-3620-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park491435.286
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1207644.633--67746721042-2134-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium422616.619
247Los Angeles Dodgers1186454.54211.04524391329-3135-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium442816.636
4611San Diego Padres1236063.48817.5457508-5126-3734-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium391326.333
3710Houston Astros1236063.48817.5491522-3125-3434-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome392019.513
5817Atlanta Braves1205664.46720.0477497-2030-3026-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium421428.333
61121San Francisco Giants1215269.43024.5441530-8924-3928-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park412219.537