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Tuesday, August 31,1976

Tuesday, August 31,1976

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Kansas City Royals  3  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Marty Pattin Dyar Miller 8,661 2:49
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Texas Rangers  8  Boston Red Sox  3  box | pbp Fenway Park Nelson Briles Reggie Cleveland -- 18,145 3:03
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Detroit Tigers  3  California Angels  6  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Vern Ruhle -- 8,542 2:21
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Cleveland Indians  4  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Kern Dave Hamilton Dave LaRoche 10,852 3:11
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Milwaukee Brewers  0  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Bill Travers -- 0 2:06
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Minnesota Twins  3  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Slaton Bill Campbell -- 6,987 2:09
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 New York Yankees  2  Oakland Athletics  1  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Doyle Alexander Stan Bahnsen -- 6,408 2:34
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Chicago Cubs  3  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Frank LaCorte Rick Reuschel Adrian Devine 2,634 2:21
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Tug McGraw -- 6,881 2:13
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Montreal Expos  1  box | pbp Parc Jarry Doug Rau Woodie Fryman Charlie Hough 9,369 2:23
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 San Francisco Giants  2  New York Mets  6  box | pbp Shea Stadium Skip Lockwood Ed Halicki -- 14,788 2:18
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 San Diego Padres  0  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jerry Reuss Randy Jones -- 9,674 1:46
1976 reg season Aug 31,1976 Cincinnati Reds  6  St. Louis Cardinals  5  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Pedro Borbon Pete Falcone Rawly Eastwick 14,685 2:29
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 128 79 49 .617 0.0 604 464 140 W2 42-21 37-28 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Reds)
1976 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 11.5 494 495 -1 W2 36-28 32-33 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1976 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 129 66 63 .512 13.5 510 500 10 W4 31-35 35-28 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1976 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 130 62 68 .477 18.0 567 553 14 L1 27-38 35-30 4 7 13 -- dnq
1976 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 130 61 69 .469 19.0 506 578 -72 L4 29-35 32-34 5 8 15 -- dnq
1976 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 127 58 69 .457 20.5 464 507 -43 W1 26-37 32-32 6 10 17 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 131 78 53 .595 0.0 615 483 132 L3 35-31 43-22 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1976 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 8.0 569 510 59 L2 28-38 42-23 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1976 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 15.0 580 608 -28 L1 29-38 35-31 3 6 12 -- dnq
1976 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 131 60 71 .458 18.0 518 540 -22 W1 27-37 33-34 4 9 16 -- dnq
1976 AL West California Angels franchise | log 132 58 74 .439 20.5 455 548 -93 W3 29-38 29-36 5 11 21 -- dnq
1976 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 131 57 74 .435 21.0 498 594 -96 L1 27-39 30-35 6 12 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 130 82 48 .631 0.0 647 459 188 L5 40-23 43-24 1 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1976 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 72 57 .558 9.5 569 534 35 W5 36-27 36-30 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1976 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 66 64 .508 16.0 483 431 52 W1 33-34 33-30 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1976 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 132 60 72 .455 23.0 518 621 -103 L1 27-40 33-32 4 8 18 -- dnq
1976 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 24.0 499 517 -18 L1 27-34 29-36 5 10 20 -- dnq
1976 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 124 43 81 .347 36.0 411 564 -153 L1 23-44 20-37 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 133 84 49 .632 0.0 729 522 207 W1 43-22 41-27 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1976 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 74 56 .569 8.5 503 464 39 W2 32-32 42-24 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1976 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 135 68 67 .504 17.0 533 562 -29 W6 28-38 39-30 3 6 11 -- dnq
1976 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 133 63 70 .474 21.0 480 544 -64 L3 26-39 37-31 4 7 14 -- dnq
1976 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 132 59 73 .447 24.5 513 559 -46 W1 31-37 28-36 5 9 19 -- dnq
1976 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 56 76 .424 27.5 471 579 -108 L4 24-43 32-33 6 11 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Rafael Santana New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)