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Games on 1976-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerDennis Eckersley(none)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox4BoxBill LeeDave LemanczykJim Willoughby
California Angels2Kansas City Royals0BoxDick DragoAl Fitzmorris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Yankees8BoxEd FigueroaJerry Augustine(none)
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics5BoxChris KnappRollie Fingers(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers1BoxSteve LuebberTommy Boggs(none)
New York Mets11Chicago Cubs5BoxTom SeaverSteve RenkoSkip Lockwood
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros0BoxGary NolanBo McLaughlinRawly Eastwick
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxEd HalickiCharlie HoughGary Lavelle
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim RookerSteve Carlton(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres1BoxMax LeonJerry Johnson(none)
Montreal Expos7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJoe KerriganJohn CurtisDale Murray
Montreal Expos8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJoe KerriganTom WalkerWoodie Fryman

Standings as of 1976-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1368452.618--63449014444-2440-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I231310.565
248Baltimore Orioles1377364.53311.55275171037-2936-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium251510.600
3510Cleveland Indians1387068.50715.0542540233-3837-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium211110.524
4713Boston Red Sox1386672.47819.05965851129-4237-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park24177.708
5814Detroit Tigers1376374.46021.5530614-8429-3734-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium241113.458
61017Milwaukee Brewers1366274.45622.0511547-3628-4134-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium25421.160
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Kansas City Royals1387959.572--63050612435-3244-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium241113.458
237Oakland Athletics1387464.5365.05915256630-4044-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum231310.565
3611Minnesota Twins1417170.5049.5627623431-3840-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium21147.667
4916Texas Rangers1386375.45716.0531560-2930-3933-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium241311.542
51118California Angels1396376.45316.5472558-8631-3832-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium231310.565
61223Chicago White Sox1385979.42820.0512638-12629-4330-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park23518.217
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies1378354.606--65748617141-2943-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium25187.720
234Pittsburgh Pirates1388058.5803.56165526439-2841-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium241212.500
359New York Mets1387266.52211.55294567336-3436-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium241410.583
4819Chicago Cubs1396376.45321.0547662-11528-4035-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field231211.522
51021St. Louis Cardinals1356075.44422.0531553-2230-3730-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II271215.444
61224Montreal Expos1354788.34835.0451616-16525-4422-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park27819.296
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1408951.636--76755121647-2342-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium22139.591
245Los Angeles Dodgers1387959.5729.05264824437-3442-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium241311.542
3612Houston Astros1427171.50019.0560589-2929-3941-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome20911.450
4715San Diego Padres1426577.45825.0499579-8027-4438-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium20812.400
5920San Francisco Giants1416378.44726.5509605-9626-4437-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park211110.524
61122Atlanta Braves1396079.43228.5537598-6132-3928-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium231013.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ramon HernandezP36.008Purchased by Cubs from Pirates.