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Saturday August 28,1976This 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 1976-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers4Baltimore Orioles6BoxFred HoldsworthSteve Hargan(none)
Kansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox3BoxAl FitzmorrisBill LeeMark Littell
New York Yankees8California Angels1BoxDock EllisNolan Ryan(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom BuskeyJim Hughes(none)
Chicago White Sox8Milwaukee Brewers10BoxJim ColbornRich Gossage(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics5BoxVida BlueDave Roberts(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs5BoxSteve RenkoDick RuthvenBruce Sutter
Philadelphia Phillies7Cincinnati Reds8BoxRawly EastwickTug McGraw(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerBob Forsch(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2BoxJon MatlackRick Rhoden(none)
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim RookerJohn D'Acquisto(none)
Montreal Expos7San Diego Padres4BoxDale MurrayButch Metzger(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1257748.616--59345613740-2037-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I342014.588
248Baltimore Orioles1266660.52411.5487479836-2830-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium362214.611
3510Cleveland Indians1276463.50414.0499494530-3534-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321715.531
4714Detroit Tigers1276166.48017.0501568-6729-3232-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341321.382
5815Boston Red Sox1276067.47218.0538536227-3833-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park352312.657
6916Milwaukee Brewers1235766.46319.0455488-3325-3532-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium38929.237
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1287850.609--60446114335-2843-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium341222.353
237Oakland Athletics1286959.5399.05645026228-3841-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331815.545
3613Minnesota Twins1296267.48116.5559592-3329-3733-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium332310.697
41018Texas Rangers1285870.45320.0496526-3025-3633-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium341816.529
51121Chicago White Sox1295673.43422.5494590-9626-3930-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park32824.250
61223California Angels1295574.42623.5442540-9829-3826-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium332112.636
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1278245.646--63944719240-2043-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium351916.543
246Pittsburgh Pirates1277057.55112.05635323136-2734-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium352213.629
359New York Mets1286563.50817.54764274933-3432-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium342113.618
4817Chicago Cubs1305971.45424.5512614-10227-3932-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field321616.500
5919St. Louis Cardinals1235568.44725.0487504-1727-3328-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II391722.436
61224Montreal Expos1224280.34437.5407559-15222-4420-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park401327.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1308248.631--71650521142-2140-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium322012.625
235Los Angeles Dodgers1287256.5639.04964623430-3242-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium342014.588
3611Houston Astros1326567.49218.0521559-3828-3836-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome301515.500
4712San Diego Padres1316368.48119.5480538-5826-3837-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311021.323
51020Atlanta Braves1305872.44624.0506553-4731-3627-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium321220.375
61122San Francisco Giants1305674.43126.0467570-10324-4132-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park321814.563