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Friday September 17,1976This 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 1976-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins11California Angels2BoxPete RedfernDon KirkwoodBill Campbell
Boston Red Sox8Detroit Tigers3BoxLuis TiantMark Fidrych(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis LeonardRich Gossage(none)
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxEd FigueroaKevin KobelDick Tidrow
Texas Rangers4Oakland Athletics3BoxGaylord PerryDick Bosman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves1BoxAdrian DevineCharlie Hough(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Atlanta Braves7BoxBurt HootonRoger Moret(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs4BoxBruce SutterRon Reed(none)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim BarrJack BillinghamRandy Moffitt
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos9BoxGerry HannahsEric Rasmussen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets1BoxDoc MedichJon MatlackDave Giusti

Standings as of 1976-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1459055.621--66851715147-2443-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1477.500
237Baltimore Orioles1458065.55210.05605382241-2939-36W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1789.471
3611Cleveland Indians1457372.50317.0568576-836-4037-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1486.571
4713Boston Red Sox1477176.48320.06366132332-4339-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park15123.800
5816Detroit Tigers1466779.45923.5557646-8933-4134-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578.467
61122Milwaukee Brewers1466383.43227.5534586-5228-4335-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium15312.200
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals1488563.574--67855512339-3646-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1459.357
248Oakland Athletics1477968.5375.56225536933-4246-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1486.571
3510Minnesota Twins1507674.50710.06866642234-3942-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1293.750
4917California Angels1496881.45617.5505596-9135-4133-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1385.615
51018Texas Rangers1476780.45617.5561602-4133-3934-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1596.600
61223Chicago White Sox1496386.42322.5544673-12929-4534-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park12111.083
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies1468759.596--69351717641-3047-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium16142.875
234Pittsburgh Pirates1468561.5822.06495787142-2843-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1679.438
359New York Mets1477770.52410.55574857240-3537-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1596.600
4815Chicago Cubs1486880.45920.0574691-11732-4436-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1477.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1456580.44821.5571590-1932-3933-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II17710.412
61224Montreal Expos1445094.34736.0477654-17726-4924-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park18513.278
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1499554.638--80358921451-2444-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1376.538
246Los Angeles Dodgers1488365.56111.55625134939-3744-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1495.643
3612Houston Astros1497475.49721.0580613-3332-4241-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1367.462
4714San Francisco Giants1506981.46026.5546640-9431-4438-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1257.417
5919San Diego Padres1486781.45327.5517597-8027-4440-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1468.429
61121Atlanta Braves1506585.43330.5574636-6234-4231-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolBill LucasAtlanta Stadium1257.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg HarrisP20.320Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Ken SandersP35.071Purchased by Royals from Mets.