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Games on 1976-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles3BoxRudy MayAndy Hassler(none)
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox11BoxLuis TiantBert Blyleven(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels2BoxPaul HartzellJim Crawford(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins10BoxTom BurgmeierJerry Augustine(none)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics2BoxEd FigueroaMike Norris(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros3BoxDan LarsonLarry Christenson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJohn DennyWill McEnaney(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1277849.614--60246313941-2137-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I321913.594
248Baltimore Orioles1286761.52311.5490492-236-2831-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium342113.618
359Cleveland Indians1286563.50813.5506498830-3535-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium311615.516
4713Boston Red Sox1296267.48117.05645451927-3835-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park332112.636
5815Detroit Tigers1296168.47318.0503572-6929-3432-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321319.406
6917Milwaukee Brewers1255768.45620.0458500-4225-3632-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium36927.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1307852.600--61247913335-3043-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium321220.375
237Oakland Athletics1307060.5388.05685086028-3842-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311714.548
3612Minnesota Twins1316368.48115.5573602-2929-3834-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium31229.710
41018Texas Rangers1305971.45419.0510537-2726-3733-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium321715.531
51121Chicago White Sox1305773.43821.0496590-9427-3930-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park31724.226
61222California Angels1315774.43521.5449545-9629-3828-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium311912.613
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1298247.636--64545618940-2243-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium331914.576
246Pittsburgh Pirates1287157.55510.55665343236-2735-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium342113.618
3510New York Mets1296564.50417.04774294833-3432-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium332112.636
4816Chicago Cubs1316071.45823.0515616-10127-3933-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field311516.484
5919St. Louis Cardinals1255669.44824.0494511-1727-3429-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371621.432
61224Montreal Expos1234380.35036.0410559-14923-4420-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park391227.308
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1328349.629--72351720642-2241-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium301911.633
235Los Angeles Dodgers1297356.5668.54984633531-3242-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium331914.576
3611Houston Astros1346767.50017.0530560-3028-3838-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome281315.464
4714San Diego Padres1326369.47720.0480541-6126-3837-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium301020.333
51020Atlanta Braves1315873.44324.5508556-4831-3727-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311219.387
61123San Francisco Giants1315675.42726.5469573-10424-4232-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park311813.581


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Willie McCovey1B38.232Purchased by Athletics from Padres.