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Friday August 27,1976This 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 1976-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers0Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerGaylord Perry(none)
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox9BoxFergie JenkinsDoug Bird(none)
New York Yankees5California Angels0BoxGrant JacksonSid Monge(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians7BoxJackie BrownDave GoltzStan Thomas
Chicago White Sox5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxKen KravecJim SlatonDave Hamilton
Detroit Tigers8Oakland Athletics1BoxVern RuhleGlenn Abbott(none)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs9BoxBill BonhamFrank LaCorte(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds4BoxFred NormanTom UnderwoodPedro Borbon
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros2BoxBo McLaughlinEric Rasmussen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets2BoxDon SuttonJerry Koosman(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxLarry DemeryJohn Montefusco(none)
Montreal Expos0San Diego Padres2BoxRandy JonesWoodie Fryman(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1247648.613--58545513039-2037-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I352114.600
248Baltimore Orioles1256560.52011.5481475636-2829-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium372314.622
3510Cleveland Indians1266363.50014.0495491430-3533-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331815.545
4714Detroit Tigers1266165.48416.0499563-6429-3132-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351322.371
5815Boston Red Sox1266066.47617.0535528727-3833-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park362313.639
6916Milwaukee Brewers1225666.45919.0445480-3525-3531-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium391029.256
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1277750.606--59645813834-2843-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium351322.371
237Oakland Athletics1276859.5359.05595005928-3840-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341915.559
3613Minnesota Twins1286266.48415.5556588-3229-3633-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium342311.676
41017Texas Rangers1275869.45719.0492520-2825-3533-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium351817.514
51121Chicago White Sox1285672.43821.5486580-9426-3830-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park33825.242
61223California Angels1285573.43022.5441532-9129-3826-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium342113.618
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1268244.651--63243919340-1943-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium361917.528
246Pittsburgh Pirates1266957.54813.05565312536-2733-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium362313.639
359New York Mets1276463.50418.54744264833-3431-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium352213.629
4818St. Louis Cardinals1225567.45125.0484500-1627-3228-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II401723.425
5920Chicago Cubs1295871.45025.5507612-10527-3931-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field331716.515
61224Montreal Expos1214180.33938.5400555-15521-4420-36L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park411427.341
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1298148.628--70849821042-2139-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium332112.636
235Los Angeles Dodgers1277255.5678.04954603530-3142-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium352015.571
3611Houston Astros1316467.48918.0517556-3928-3835-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome311615.516
4712San Diego Padres1306367.48518.5476531-5526-3837-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321022.313
51019Atlanta Braves1295871.45023.0504548-4431-3527-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium331221.364
61122San Francisco Giants1295673.43425.0466563-9724-4032-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park331815.545