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Thursday April 8,1976This 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 1976-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJim SlatonCatfish Hunter(none)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds11BoxGary NolanJ.R. RichardPedro Borbon

Standings as of 1976-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--5050-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1606595.406
223New York Yankees101.0001.005-50-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1589761.614
41117Boston Red Sox000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1628379.512
3616Baltimore Orioles000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1628874.543
5920Cleveland Indians000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1598178.509
6821Detroit Tigers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1617487.460
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
5312Texas Rangers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1627686.469
446Oakland Athletics000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1618774.540
3515Minnesota Twins000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1628577.525
61224California Angels000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1627686.469
2722Kansas City Royals000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1629072.556
11019Chicago White Sox000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1616497.398
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
477Philadelphia Phillies000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium16210161.623
568Pittsburgh Pirates000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1629270.568
11118Chicago Cubs000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1627587.463
61211St. Louis Cardinals000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1627290.444
3813New York Mets000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1628676.531
2914Montreal Expos000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park16255107.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1101.000--11560-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium16110160.627
224Houston Astros101.0001.0511-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1618081.497
6410San Francisco Giants000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1627488.457
559San Diego Padres000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1627389.451
41023Los Angeles Dodgers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1629270.568
335Atlanta Braves000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1627092.432


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom BradleyP29.023Claimed on waivers by Athletics from Giants. 
Bobby Brown3B51.165Released by Orioles. 
Danny FrisellaP30.035Traded by Padres to Cardinals for Bob Stewart and Ken Reynolds. 
Tom HilgendorfP34.029Released by Phillies. 
Tim Ireland2B-1B23.025Purchased by Cubs from Brewers. 
Ken ReynoldsP29.094Traded by Cardinals with Bob Stewart to Padres for Danny Frisella. 
Willie RoysterC21.362Released by Orioles. 
Wayne SimpsonP27.127Purchased by Angels from Phillies.