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1976 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
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W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 708-630 + 78
Roster Continuity 87.34% 3/24
Manager(s): Danny Murtaugh
General Manager: Joe Brown (1976-09-29), Joseph O'Toole, Hardy Peterson
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 1,025,945 14/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jim Parke (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Richie Hebner (#15), Craig Reynolds (#22)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10161.623--
9270.5689.0
8676.53115.0
7587.46326.0
7290.44429.0
55107.34046.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1976 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11976-04-10W 5-4 @PHI
    21976-04-11W 8-3 @PHI
    31976-04-13W 14-4 SLN
    41976-04-15W 9-3 SLN
    51976-04-16W 3-1 NYN
    61976-04-17L 1-17 NYN
    71976-04-18W 7-5 NYN
    81976-04-20L 1-5 PHI
    91976-04-21L 0-3 PHI
    101976-04-23L 3-7 @SFN
    111976-04-24L 1-3 @SFN
    121976-04-25W 3-0 @SFN
    131976-04-26L 1-7 @LAN
    141976-04-27L 3-5 @LAN
    151976-04-28L 1-2 @LAN
    161976-04-30W 4-3 @SDN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    171976-05-01W 10-6 @SDN
    181976-05-02L 2-4 @SDN
    191976-05-04W 6-5 SFN
    201976-05-05W 6-1 SFN
    211976-05-06W 3-0 SFN
    221976-05-07W 3-1 ATL
    231976-05-08W 5-3 ATL
    241976-05-09W 5-2 ATL
    251976-05-11L 0-6 @CIN
    261976-05-12W 6-3 @CIN
    271976-05-14L 2-3 LAN
    281976-05-15W 4-2 LAN
    291976-05-16L 0-6 LAN
    301976-05-17W 2-1 @SLN
    311976-05-18W 4-1 @SLN
    321976-05-19W 7-6 @SLN
    331976-05-20L 1-4 @SLN
    341976-05-21L 4-5 CHN
    351976-05-22W 4-3 CHN
    361976-05-23L 5-6 CHN
    371976-05-23W 9-1 CHN
    381976-05-24L 2-4 MON
    391976-05-25L 3-6 MON
    401976-05-26W 6-3 MON
    411976-05-29L 1-4 @CHN
    421976-05-30W 4-2 @CHN
    431976-05-31L 2-13 @NYN
    441976-05-31W 2-1 @NYN
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    451976-06-01W 3-2 @NYN
    461976-06-02W 4-2 @MON
    471976-06-03L 1-7 @MON
    481976-06-04W 7-2 SDN
    491976-06-05L 9-11 SDN
    501976-06-06L 1-6 SDN
    511976-06-07W 5-4 CIN
    521976-06-08L 5-10 CIN
    531976-06-09L 1-6 CIN
    541976-06-10L 1-6 CIN
    551976-06-11W 6-2 @ATL
    561976-06-12W 4-2 @ATL
    571976-06-13W 6-5 @ATL
    581976-06-14W 2-1 @HOU
    591976-06-16W 6-3 @HOU
    601976-06-18W 7-3 HOU
    611976-06-20L 4-9 HOU
    621976-06-22W 10-7 @CHN
    631976-06-23L 5-6 @CHN
    641976-06-24L 1-2 @CHN
    651976-06-25W 9-2 @MON
    661976-06-26W 7-6 @MON
    671976-06-27L 3-4 @MON
    681976-06-28W 9-2 CHN
    691976-06-29W 10-1 CHN
    701976-06-30W 7-5 CHN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    711976-07-02W 10-9 PHI
    721976-07-03L 2-3 PHI
    731976-07-04L 5-10 PHI
    741976-07-04W 7-1 PHI
    751976-07-05L 6-8 @ATL
    761976-07-06L 2-4 @ATL
    771976-07-07W 9-7 @ATL
    781976-07-09L 11-12 @CIN
    791976-07-09L 1-2 @CIN
    801976-07-10W 7-1 @CIN
    811976-07-11W 8-5 @CIN
    821976-07-15W 13-1 ATL
    831976-07-16W 7-2 ATL
    841976-07-17L 2-10 ATL
    851976-07-18L 8-9 CIN
    861976-07-19L 2-4 CIN
    871976-07-20W 9-5 HOU
    881976-07-20L 3-4 HOU
    891976-07-21W 5-1 HOU
    901976-07-21W 4-1 HOU
    911976-07-22L 0-3 @PHI
    921976-07-23L 1-11 @PHI
    931976-07-24W 8-5 @PHI
    941976-07-24L 1-7 @PHI
    951976-07-25L 7-13 @PHI
    961976-07-27W 3-1 @SLN
    971976-07-28W 1-0 @NYN
    981976-07-29W 2-1 @NYN
    991976-07-30W 4-3 MON
    1001976-07-31L 6-7 MON
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1011976-08-01L 0-2 MON
    1021976-08-02L 0-4 SLN
    1031976-08-03W 2-1 SLN
    1041976-08-03L 2-4 SLN
    1051976-08-04W 2-1 SLN
    1061976-08-05L 4-7 NYN
    1071976-08-07W 12-3 NYN
    1081976-08-07L 2-4 NYN
    1091976-08-08L 4-7 NYN
    1101976-08-09W 2-0 LAN
    1111976-08-10L 1-5 LAN
    1121976-08-11L 0-2 LAN
    1131976-08-13W 8-5 @HOU
    1141976-08-14W 5-4 @HOU
    1151976-08-15W 8-6 @HOU
    1161976-08-15W 3-0 @HOU
    1171976-08-17L 6-7 @SFN
    1181976-08-18W 12-1 @SFN
    1191976-08-19W 1-0 @SFN
    1201976-08-20L 1-8 @LAN
    1211976-08-21L 1-5 @LAN
    1221976-08-22W 6-1 @LAN
    1231976-08-23L 4-5 @SDN
    1241976-08-24L 3-7 @SDN
    1251976-08-25W 3-0 @SDN
    1261976-08-27W 5-2 SFN
    1271976-08-28W 7-1 SFN
    1281976-08-29W 3-2 SFN
    1291976-08-31W 3-0 SDN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1301976-09-01W 4-1 SDN
    1311976-09-02W 5-0 SDN
    1321976-09-03W 9-7 @MON
    1331976-09-03W 7-2 @MON
    1341976-09-04W 5-3 @MON
    1351976-09-05L 0-1 @MON
    1361976-09-06W 6-2 PHI
    1371976-09-06W 5-1 PHI
    1381976-09-08W 6-1 PHI
    1391976-09-10L 2-4 MON
    1401976-09-11W 4-3 MON
    1411976-09-12W 6-1 MON
    1421976-09-13L 0-5 NYN
    1431976-09-14L 3-4 NYN
    1441976-09-15W 7-2 @PHI
    1451976-09-16W 7-6 @PHI
    1461976-09-17W 4-1 @NYN
    1471976-09-18L 2-6 @NYN
    1481976-09-19L 6-7 @NYN
    1491976-09-20L 4-5 @NYN
    1501976-09-21W 4-3 @CHN
    1511976-09-21L 1-2 @CHN
    1521976-09-22L 3-4 @CHN
    1531976-09-23W 5-4 @CHN
    1541976-09-24L 6-10 @SLN
    1551976-09-24W 11-1 @SLN
    1561976-09-25L 0-3 @SLN
    1571976-09-26L 2-5 @SLN
    1581976-09-28W 5-1 CHN
    1591976-09-29L 0-1 CHN
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1601976-10-02W 8-0 SLN
    1611976-10-03W 1-0 SLN
    1621976-10-03W 1-0 SLN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    92-70
    Manny Sanguillen 104
    Duffy Dyer 53
    Ed Ott 5
    Willie Stargell 110
    Bob Robertson 28
    Ed Kirkpatrick 18
    Bill Robinson 3
    Al Oliver 3
    Rennie Stennett 156
    Tommy Helms 6
    Richie Hebner 116
    Bill Robinson 35
    Tommy Helms 10
    Ed Kirkpatrick 1
    Frank Taveras 137
    Mario Mendoza 24
    Craig Reynolds 1
    Richie Zisk 152
    Bill Robinson 6
    Ed Kirkpatrick 3
    Miguel Dilone 1
    Al Oliver 105
    Omar Moreno 28
    Bill Robinson 23
    Ed Kirkpatrick 3
    Miguel Dilone 2
    Tony Armas 1
    Dave Parker 134
    Bill Robinson 28


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