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Tuesday, August 17,1976

Tuesday, August 17,1976

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Boston Red Sox 1 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Clay Carroll Tom Murphy -- 0 2:40
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Boston Red Sox 11 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dick Pole Blue Moon Odom -- 18,416 2:43
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 California Angels 2 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mark Fidrych Frank Tanana -- 51,822 2:08
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Cleveland Indians 3 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mark Littell Dave LaRoche -- 14,836 3:09
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Oakland Athletics 5 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Paul Lindblad Eduardo Rodriguez Rollie Fingers 14,736 3:09
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Baltimore Orioles 10 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Rudy May Tom Johnson -- 7,850 2:35
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Texas Rangers 1 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Doyle Alexander Tommy Boggs -- 20,959 1:57
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Atlanta Braves 3 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Adrian Devine Manny Sarmiento -- 30,890 2:38
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Chicago Cubs 1 Houston Astros 8 box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Steve Stone -- 8,786 2:27
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 New York Mets 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rick Rhoden Jon Matlack -- 24,416 2:13
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Montreal Expos 3 Philadelphia Phillies 11 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tom Underwood Steve Rogers -- 27,188 2:37
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 San Francisco Giants 7 box | pbp Candlestick Park Gary Lavelle Bob Moose Charlie Williams 9,215 2:40
1976 reg season 1976-08-17 San Diego Padres 4 St. Louis Cardinals 9 box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Denny Brent Strom John Curtis 10,868 3:02
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 116 71 45 .612 0.0 539 417 122 W2 38-20 33-25 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Reds)
1976 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 9.5 435 429 6 W5 34-24 27-30 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1976 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 117 57 60 .487 14.5 464 467 -3 L2 27-33 30-27 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1976 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 116 56 60 .483 15.0 453 514 -61 W1 28-31 28-29 4 7 14 -- dnq
1976 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 116 55 61 .474 16.0 483 488 -5 W1 27-36 28-25 5 9 16 -- dnq
1976 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 113 51 62 .451 18.5 416 451 -35 L1 22-35 29-27 6 10 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 117 72 45 .615 0.0 558 420 138 W4 29-24 43-21 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1976 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 119 65 54 .546 8.0 535 463 72 W1 25-34 40-20 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1976 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 118 57 61 .483 15.5 508 542 -34 L2 26-31 31-30 3 6 13 -- dnq
1976 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 16.5 469 484 -15 L4 25-33 31-29 4 8 15 -- dnq
1976 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 118 50 68 .424 22.5 432 534 -102 L1 24-36 26-32 5 11 22 -- dnq
1976 AL West California Angels franchise | log 119 50 69 .420 23.0 402 485 -83 L5 24-35 26-34 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 116 75 41 .647 0.0 580 403 177 W1 37-17 39-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1976 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 117 64 53 .547 11.5 520 502 18 L1 32-23 32-30 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1976 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 120 61 59 .508 16.0 452 404 48 L1 30-31 31-28 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1976 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 122 55 67 .451 23.0 478 588 -110 L1 26-37 29-30 4 9 19 -- dnq
1976 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 115 50 65 .435 24.5 449 478 -29 W1 25-31 25-34 5 10 20 -- dnq
1976 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 113 41 72 .363 32.5 382 518 -136 L4 21-36 20-36 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 120 76 44 .633 0.0 677 467 210 L4 42-21 34-23 1 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1976 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 118 64 54 .542 11.0 452 439 13 W2 29-31 35-23 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1976 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 17.5 491 522 -31 W1 25-34 34-30 3 7 10 -- dnq
1976 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 17.5 457 508 -51 L1 26-37 34-26 4 6 11 -- dnq
1976 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 120 56 64 .467 20.0 477 497 -20 W3 30-30 26-34 5 8 17 -- dnq
1976 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 121 52 69 .430 24.5 441 530 -89 W2 24-39 28-30 6 11 21 -- dnq
24 record(s)