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Monday August 9,1976This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 1976-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians4BoxJim BibbyKen BrettDave LaRoche
Texas Rangers8Detroit Tigers1BoxNelson BrilesDave Lemanczyk(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals8BoxDennis LeonardKen Holtzman(none)
San Francisco Giants1Montreal Expos2BoxDon StanhouseJim Barr(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn CandelariaDoug Rau(none)
Houston Astros13St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDan LarsonBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1086444.593--49139010133-1931-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I513318.647
248Baltimore Orioles1075552.5148.5396404-832-2423-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium553322.600
3713Cleveland Indians1095356.48611.5438440-227-3126-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium502822.560
4814Boston Red Sox1075255.48611.5443445-224-3028-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park553124.564
5916Detroit Tigers1095257.47712.5430477-4727-2925-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522230.423
61019Milwaukee Brewers1054758.44815.5388423-3519-3228-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium561937.339
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1106842.618--52040012029-2439-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium522230.423
237Oakland Athletics1115853.52310.54964366024-3334-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum502921.580
3511Minnesota Twins1105555.50013.0478488-1025-3030-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium523022.577
4612Texas Rangers1085355.49114.0442448-622-2631-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium542331.426
51120Chicago White Sox1104862.43620.0399487-8823-3225-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park511635.314
61221California Angels1124864.42921.0382465-8324-3424-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium502822.560
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1097237.661--54337916437-1736-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium532924.547
235Pittsburgh Pirates1106050.54512.54894731628-2232-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium523220.615
359New York Mets1135756.50417.04363845230-3027-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium492920.592
4918Chicago Cubs1135162.45123.0439540-10125-3626-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field492425.490
51123St. Louis Cardinals1084662.42625.5410451-4123-3023-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II542628.481
61224Montreal Expos1063868.35832.5355485-13021-3517-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park561739.304
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1127339.652--64043520539-1834-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium502921.580
246Los Angeles Dodgers1115952.53213.5428421725-2934-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium513318.647
3610Houston Astros1155857.50416.5456483-2724-3333-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome472225.468
4715San Diego Padres1145559.48219.0417473-5621-3334-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium481830.375
5817Atlanta Braves1125161.45522.0460470-1026-2925-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium501931.380
61022San Francisco Giants1154966.42625.5415494-7922-3627-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park472522.532


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Phil RoofC35.157Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.