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Games on 1976-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox6BoxTom BrunoJim Willoughby(none)
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs3BoxJ.R. RichardRick ReuschelKen Forsch
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds4BoxTug McGrawRawly Eastwick(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1237548.610--58045512538-2037-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I362214.611
248Baltimore Orioles1246460.51611.5478475336-2828-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium382414.632
3510Cleveland Indians1256263.49614.0488488030-3532-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341915.559
4714Detroit Tigers1256065.48016.0491562-7128-3132-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361422.389
5815Boston Red Sox1255966.47217.0526524227-3832-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park372413.649
6916Milwaukee Brewers1215665.46318.0443475-3225-3531-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium401030.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1267749.611--59244914334-2743-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium361323.361
237Oakland Athletics1266858.5409.05584926628-3840-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351916.543
3611Minnesota Twins1276265.48815.5553581-2829-3533-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium352312.657
41017Texas Rangers1265868.46019.0492517-2525-3433-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium361818.500
61223California Angels1275572.43322.5441527-8629-3826-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium352114.600
51122Chicago White Sox1275572.43322.5481578-9725-3830-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park34925.265
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1258243.656--63143519640-1843-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium371918.514
246Pittsburgh Pirates1256857.54414.05515292236-2732-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium372413.649
359New York Mets1266462.50818.54724215133-3431-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium362214.611
4818St. Louis Cardinals1215566.45525.0483498-1527-3128-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411724.415
51020Chicago Cubs1285771.44526.5498608-11027-3930-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field341816.529
61224Montreal Expos1204179.34238.5400553-15321-4320-36L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park421428.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1288048.625--70449720742-2138-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium342212.647
235Los Angeles Dodgers1267155.5638.04904583229-3142-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium362115.583
3612Houston Astros1306367.48518.0515555-4028-3834-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321715.531
4713San Diego Padres1296267.48118.5474531-5726-3836-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331122.333
5919Atlanta Braves1285870.45322.0500539-3931-3427-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium341222.353
61121San Francisco Giants1285672.43824.0464558-9424-3932-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park341816.529