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Sunday September 5,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-09-05

Top1976 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP921,2792:33Catfish HunterRoss GrimsleyRoss Grimsley (7-6)Catfish Hunter (14-14)Tippy Martinez (8)Billy MartinEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALOakland Athletics2California Angels3Boxscore - PBP97,6042:30Stan BahnsenNolan RyanNolan Ryan (12-17)Stan Bahnsen (7-5)-Chuck TannerNorm SherryAngel Stadium of
ALBoston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP910,1242:42Reggie ClevelandRick WaitsRick Waits (7-5)Reggie Cleveland (7-8)Dave LaRoche (16)Don ZimmerFrank RobinsonCleveland Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers8Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP99,8962:51Jim SlatonRay BareRay Sadecki (2-0)Ray Bare (6-7)Danny Frisella (10)Alex GrammasRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers3Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP922,0252:36Bert BlylevenAndy HasslerBert Blyleven (11-15)Andy Hassler (4-9)-Frank LucchesiWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins18Boxscore - PBP96,6023:09Bart JohnsonEddie BaneTom Johnson (3-1)Bart Johnson (9-13)-Paul RichardsGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
NLCincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP914,1032:31Don GullettDick RuthvenManny Sarmiento (4-1)Dick Ruthven (13-14)Pedro Borbon (6)Sparky AndersonDave BristolAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP1123,3012:41John DennyRick ReuschelAl Hrabosky (8-6)Joe Coleman (3-12)-Red SchoendienstJim MarshallWrigley Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Houston Astros0Boxscore - PBP912,4832:08Doug RauDan LarsonDoug Rau (14-10)Dan Larson (4-6)-Walter AlstonBill VirdonAstrodome
NLPittsburgh Pirates0Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP96,1802:01Jerry ReussWoodie FrymanWoodie Fryman (11-10)Jerry Reuss (12-8)-Danny MurtaughCharlie FoxJarry Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP920,7012:07Larry ChristensonMickey LolichLarry Christenson (11-8)Mickey Lolich (7-12)Ron Reed (13)Danny OzarkJoe FrazierShea Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP902:07Brent StromJohn MontefuscoJohn Montefusco (14-12)Brent Strom (11-15)-John McNamaraBill Rigney3Com Park at Cand
NLSan Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP902:07Brent StromJohn MontefuscoJohn Montefusco (14-12)Brent Strom (11-15)-John McNamaraBill RigneyCandlestick Park
NLSan Diego Padres6San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP97,2362:15Rick SawyerRob DresslerRick Sawyer (4-1)Rob Dressler (3-9)-John McNamaraBill Rigney3Com Park at Cand
NLSan Diego Padres6San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP97,2362:15Rick SawyerRob DresslerRick Sawyer (4-1)Rob Dressler (3-9)-John McNamaraBill RigneyCandlestick Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1976-09-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1338152.609--61648313344-2437-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I261610.615
248Baltimore Orioles1347163.53010.5515508736-2835-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium281711.607
359Cleveland Indians1346965.51512.55325151732-3537-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium251213.480
4713Boston Red Sox1356570.48117.05855721329-4036-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park27189.667
5815Detroit Tigers1346272.46319.5519601-8229-3633-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium271215.444
61018Milwaukee Brewers1326072.45520.5489530-4128-4032-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium29623.207
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1357956.585--62549712835-3244-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium271116.407
237Oakland Athletics1357263.5337.05805186229-4043-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum261511.577
3612Minnesota Twins1386870.49312.5620620029-3839-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium24177.708
4917Texas Rangers1356273.45917.0525552-2729-3933-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium271413.519
51119California Angels1366175.44918.5467555-8829-3832-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium261511.577
61223Chicago White Sox1355877.43021.0504626-12228-4130-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park26620.231
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies1348351.619--65346918441-2643-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium281810.643
246Pittsburgh Pirates1357758.5706.55995485139-2838-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium271512.556
3510New York Mets1356966.51114.55004475333-3436-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium271710.630
4714Chicago Cubs1366373.46321.0538633-9528-4035-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field261214.462
5920St. Louis Cardinals1305872.44623.0507530-2328-3630-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321418.438
61224Montreal Expos1304486.33837.0428592-16423-4421-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park321121.344
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1378750.635--75053321746-2341-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium251510.600
235Los Angeles Dodgers1357857.5788.05204764436-3342-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium271413.519
3611Houston Astros1397069.50418.0542572-3028-3841-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome231013.435
4816San Diego Padres1396475.46024.0493570-7727-4437-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium23914.391
51021San Francisco Giants1386078.43527.5498599-10125-4435-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park241410.583
61122Atlanta Braves1365977.43427.5528587-5931-3728-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium261115.423

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Nate SnellP24.003Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles.