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Games on 1976-04-22

Top1976 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP95,1962:36Al FitzmorrisJim ColbornDoug Bird (1-0)Jim Colborn (1-1)-Whitey HerzogAlex GrammasCounty Stadium
NLMontreal Expos4Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP1111,3553:03Clay KirbyRick ReuschelOscar Zamora (1-0)Dale Murray (0-1)-Karl KuehlJim MarshallWrigley Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP98,5292:34Doug RauJoaquin AndujarDoug Rau (2-0)Joaquin Andujar (0-2)Mike Marshall (3)Walter AlstonBill VirdonAstrodome
3 Games on this date

Standings as of 1976-04-22.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees972.778--5933263-14-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1509060.600
224Milwaukee Brewers853.6251.5302463-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1536192.399
3514Boston Red Sox1055.5002.5484081-24-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1527874.513
4710Detroit Tigers844.5002.5332584-30-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1537083.458
5918Cleveland Indians734.4293.0322662-31-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1527874.513
61122Baltimore Orioles1046.4003.52535-102-32-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1528468.553
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Texas Rangers1064.600--313010-16-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1527082.461
249Oakland Athletics1165.5450.54347-43-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1508169.540
3611Chicago White Sox844.5001.0403733-41-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1536093.392
4817Kansas City Royals945.4441.53038-81-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1538667.562
51019California Angels1257.4172.05057-72-13-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1507179.473
61223Minnesota Twins1037.3003.02554-292-61-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1528270.539
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates963.667--484532-04-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1538667.562
223Philadelphia Phillies853.6250.5544595-10-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1549658.623
3713New York Mets1266.5001.56849194-52-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1508070.533
4915Chicago Cubs1156.4552.06678-122-13-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1517081.464
51020Montreal Expos1046.4002.5434303-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park15251101.336
61121St. Louis Cardinals1046.4002.53655-190-24-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1526884.447
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves1064.600--454502-14-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1526488.421
246Cincinnati Reds1064.600--7356171-15-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1529656.632
358Houston Astros1486.571--5971-120-38-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1487276.486
4612San Francisco Giants1055.5001.04551-63-52-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1526983.454
5816San Diego Padres1156.4551.5504374-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1516883.450
61224Los Angeles Dodgers1138.2733.54046-63-60-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518962.589


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom DettoreP28.157Released by Cubs. 
John Knox2B27.270Purchased by Reds from Tigers.