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Games on 1976-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox2BoxLuis TiantRollie Fingers(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Chicago White Sox4BoxWayne GarlandFrancisco Barrios(none)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers3BoxDave RobertsEddie Bane(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers5BoxTom BurgmeierBill LaxtonBill Campbell
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxAndy HasslerBill Travers(none)
California Angels5New York Yankees3BoxDon KirkwoodEd FigueroaMickey Scott
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers3BoxBert BlylevenJim Bibby(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds4BoxGary NolanRay BurrisRawly Eastwick
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDoug RauBruce KisonCharlie Hough
Houston Astros8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDan LarsonWayne Twitchell(none)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants6BoxEd HalickiDon CarrithersRandy Moffitt
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxEric RasmussenPhil NiekroBill Greif

Standings as of 1976-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1187246.610--55042812238-2034-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I412516.610
248Baltimore Orioles1186256.52510.0446443335-2627-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442618.591
3611Cleveland Indians1205961.49214.0475476-129-3430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium392217.564
4714Detroit Tigers1205862.48315.0469532-6328-3130-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium411625.390
5916Boston Red Sox1195663.47116.5489497-827-3829-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park432716.628
61017Milwaukee Brewers1165363.45718.0425459-3422-3531-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium451332.289
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1207347.608--56643013630-2543-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium421725.405
237Oakland Athletics1216556.5378.55374686925-3640-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402218.550
3510Minnesota Twins1226062.49214.0528555-2727-3233-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium402515.625
4815Texas Rangers1215764.47116.5483499-1625-3432-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium411922.463
51121Chicago White Sox1215269.43021.5444544-10024-3628-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park401228.300
61223California Angels1225270.42622.0415496-8126-3626-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium402416.600
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1197742.647--59541617937-1741-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium432419.558
246Pittsburgh Pirates1206654.55011.55345112334-2432-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium422616.619
359New York Mets1226161.50017.54594134630-3331-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium402515.625
4919Chicago Cubs1235568.44724.0481592-11126-3829-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field392019.513
51020St. Louis Cardinals1175265.44424.0460486-2625-3127-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II452025.444
61224Montreal Expos1154174.35734.0389529-14021-3820-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park471433.298
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1237944.642--68847321542-2137-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium392316.590
235Los Angeles Dodgers1216754.55411.04694472229-3138-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium412516.610
3612Houston Astros1256164.48819.0500532-3226-3534-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome371918.514
4713San Diego Padres1246064.48419.5461513-5226-3834-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381325.342
5818Atlanta Braves1235667.45523.0484510-2630-3326-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium391425.359
61122San Francisco Giants1245371.42726.5448546-9824-3929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park382117.553