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Games on 1976-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox5BoxReggie ClevelandDick BosmanTom Murphy
Baltimore Orioles10Chicago White Sox11BoxDave HamiltonMike Cuellar(none)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers3BoxJim HughesMark Fidrych(none)
Kansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMarty PattinJim ColbornMark Littell
California Angels4New York Yankees3BoxMickey ScottDick Tidrow(none)
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers5BoxGaylord PerryJackie Brown(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick ReuschelFred NormanBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon SuttonBob Moose(none)
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJim KaatJ.R. RichardRon Reed
New York Mets7San Diego Padres1BoxJerry KoosmanTom Griffin(none)
Montreal Expos4San Francisco Giants5BoxRob DresslerChip Lang(none)
Atlanta Braves6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxCarl MortonBob ForschAdrian Devine

Standings as of 1976-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1197247.605--55343212138-2034-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I402515.625
248Baltimore Orioles1196257.52110.0456454235-2727-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium432617.605
3611Cleveland Indians1215962.48814.0478481-329-3530-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium382216.579
4714Detroit Tigers1215863.47915.0472539-6728-3130-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium401624.400
5916Boston Red Sox1205763.47515.5494499-527-3830-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422616.619
61018Milwaukee Brewers1175364.45318.0427465-3822-3531-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium441331.295
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1217447.612--57243214031-2543-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium411625.390
237Oakland Athletics1226557.5339.55394736625-3740-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392217.564
3510Minnesota Twins1236162.49614.0535558-2328-3233-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium392415.615
4815Texas Rangers1225864.47516.5488502-1425-3433-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium401822.450
51121Chicago White Sox1225369.43421.5455554-9924-3629-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park391128.282
61223California Angels1235370.43122.0419499-8027-3626-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium392316.590
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1207842.650--60242018237-1742-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium422319.548
246Pittsburgh Pirates1216655.54512.55355161934-2532-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium412615.634
359New York Mets1236261.50417.54664145231-3331-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium392415.615
4919Chicago Cubs1245668.45224.0484594-11027-3829-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field381919.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1185266.44125.0462492-3025-3127-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442024.455
61224Montreal Expos1164175.35335.0393534-14121-3920-36L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park461432.304
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1247945.637--69047621442-2137-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium382315.605
235Los Angeles Dodgers1226854.55710.04744482629-3139-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium402416.600
3612Houston Astros1266165.48419.0504539-3526-3634-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome361917.528
4713San Diego Padres1256065.48019.5462520-5826-3834-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371324.351
5817Atlanta Braves1245767.46022.0490512-2231-3326-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium381325.342
61122San Francisco Giants1255471.43225.5453550-9724-3930-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park372017.541