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Sunday August 29,1976This 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 1976-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers11Baltimore Orioles0BoxJim UmbargerWayne Garland(none)
Kansas City Royals6Boston Red Sox15BoxRick WiseDennis Leonard(none)
New York Yankees4California Angels5BoxMickey ScottDick Tidrow(none)
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians7BoxDennis EckersleyEddie BaneStan Thomas
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers0BoxKen BrettEduardo RodriguezDave Hamilton
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics2BoxRollie FingersMark Fidrych(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxRay BurrisPhil Niekro(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Cincinnati Reds6BoxSanto AlcalaJim Kaat(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros6BoxJoe SambitoLynn McGlothen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets1BoxTommy JohnTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn CandelariaRandy Moffitt(none)
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres0BoxSteve RogersRick Sawyer(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1267749.611--59746113640-2137-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I332013.606
248Baltimore Orioles1276661.52011.5487490-336-2830-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium352213.629
359Cleveland Indians1286563.50813.0506498830-3535-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium311615.516
4714Boston Red Sox1286167.47717.05535421127-3834-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park342212.647
5815Detroit Tigers1286167.47717.0502570-6829-3332-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331320.394
6916Milwaukee Brewers1245767.46019.0455490-3525-3532-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium37928.243
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1297851.605--61047613435-2943-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium331221.364
237Oakland Athletics1297059.5438.05665036328-3842-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321715.531
3613Minnesota Twins1306268.47716.5563599-3629-3833-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium32239.719
41018Texas Rangers1295970.45719.0507526-1926-3633-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium331716.515
51121Chicago White Sox1305773.43821.5496590-9427-3930-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park31724.226
61222California Angels1305674.43122.5447544-9729-3827-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium322012.625
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1288246.641--64445319140-2143-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium341915.559
246Pittsburgh Pirates1287157.55511.05665343236-2735-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium342113.618
3510New York Mets1296564.50417.54774294833-3432-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium332112.636
4817Chicago Cubs1316071.45823.5515616-10127-3933-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field311516.484
5919St. Louis Cardinals1245569.44425.0487510-2327-3428-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II381721.447
61224Montreal Expos1234380.35036.5410559-14923-4420-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park391227.308
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1318348.634--72251021242-2141-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium311912.613
235Los Angeles Dodgers1297356.5669.04984633531-3242-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium331914.576
3611Houston Astros1336667.49618.0527559-3228-3837-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome291415.483
4712San Diego Padres1326369.47720.5480541-6126-3837-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium301020.333
51020Atlanta Braves1315873.44325.0508556-4831-3727-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311219.387
61123San Francisco Giants1315675.42727.0469573-10424-4232-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park311813.581