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Wednesday May 5,1976This date in baseball
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Games on 1976-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim PalmerRich Gossage(none)
Kansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox4BoxPaul SplittorffFergie JenkinsMark Littell
New York Yankees10California Angels4BoxCatfish HunterNolan Ryan(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers2BoxBert BlylevenDave Roberts(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics1BoxPat DobsonRollie Fingers(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves0BoxPete FalconeDick RuthvenAl Hrabosky
Los Angeles Dodgers14Chicago Cubs12BoxDon SuttonRay BurrisMike Marshall
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos4BoxBrent StromSteve RogersButch Metzger
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets0BoxRawly EastwickTom Hall(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRon ReedJoe NiekroGene Garber
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBruce KisonEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1976-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees17125.706--9058327-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1428557.599
234Milwaukee Brewers1495.6431.5564885-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1475790.388
3510Cleveland Indians19109.5263.09377166-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1407169.507
4713Detroit Tigers1688.5003.58261215-43-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1456679.455
5918Baltimore Orioles19811.4215.04571-262-56-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1438063.559
61122Boston Red Sox17611.3536.07682-62-64-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1457768.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers18126.667--7456182-210-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1446480.444
248Kansas City Royals1697.5632.0656504-35-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1468165.555
3611Oakland Athletics221111.5003.0969517-74-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1397663.547
4815Minnesota Twins1789.4713.56184-234-64-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457768.531
51019Chicago White Sox1569.4004.56075-154-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1465888.397
61224California Angels22715.3187.077103-264-73-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1406971.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies19136.684--11788298-15-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1438855.615
225New York Mets24159.6250.511376376-69-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1387167.514
359Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5502.5888805-66-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1428161.570
4816Chicago Cubs241113.4584.5130148-188-63-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1386474.464
5917St. Louis Cardinals221012.4554.58698-126-84-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1406278.443
61223Montreal Expos20713.3506.58099-194-73-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1424894.338
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers23149.609--10383205-69-3W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1397861.561
247Cincinnati Reds21129.5711.0134101335-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1419051.638
3612San Diego Padres221111.5002.510189125-46-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1406278.443
4714Houston Astros251213.4803.094121-273-89-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1376869.496
61020San Francisco Giants22814.3645.586114-283-75-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1406674.471
51121Atlanta Braves22814.3645.576103-274-64-8L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1406278.443


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve DunningP26.355Purchased by Expos from Angels. 
Ray SadeckiP35.130Released by Royals.