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Games on 1976-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles0BoxVida BlueMike Flanagan(none)
California Angels3Boston Red Sox7BoxBill LeeNolan RyanTom Murphy
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians4BoxDennis EckersleySteve Mingori(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxRay BareRich Gossage(none)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees9BoxKen HoltzmanBill Singer(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers2BoxEduardo RodriguezJim UmbargerBill Castro
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves2BoxJim LonborgDick RuthvenTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals9Cincinnati Reds5BoxJohn DennyJack Billingham(none)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTommy JohnDon Stanhouse(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres5BoxJerry JohnsonJim RookerButch Metzger

Standings as of 1976-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1217348.603--57044712338-2035-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I382414.632
248Baltimore Orioles1226359.51610.5465466-136-2827-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium402515.625
3611Cleveland Indians1236162.49613.0485485030-3531-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium362016.556
4714Detroit Tigers1235964.48015.0481549-6828-3131-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium381523.395
5815Boston Red Sox1225864.47515.5507509-227-3831-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park402515.625
61017Milwaukee Brewers1195465.45418.0437474-3723-3531-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium421230.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1237548.610--58244014232-2643-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium391524.385
237Oakland Athletics1246757.5408.55494797027-3740-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372017.541
3510Minnesota Twins1256263.49614.0545571-2629-3333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372314.622
4916Texas Rangers1245866.46817.5491511-2025-3433-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium381820.474
61223California Angels1255471.43222.0433514-8128-3726-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium372215.595
51122Chicago White Sox1255471.43222.0468568-10024-3730-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361026.278
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1228042.656--61142318838-1743-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium402119.525
246Pittsburgh Pirates1236756.54513.55455222335-2632-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium392514.641
359New York Mets1246361.50818.04674145332-3331-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium382315.605
4919St. Louis Cardinals1205466.45025.0479497-1826-3128-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II421824.429
51020Chicago Cubs1255669.44825.5487598-11127-3929-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field371918.514
61224Montreal Expos1184177.34737.0399544-14521-4120-36L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park441430.318
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1268046.635--69948821142-2138-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium362214.611
235Los Angeles Dodgers1246955.55610.04814572429-3140-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium382315.605
4612San Diego Padres1276166.48019.5467525-5826-3835-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium351223.343
3713Houston Astros1276166.48019.5505544-3926-3734-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome351916.543
5818Atlanta Braves1265769.45223.0492524-3231-3426-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium361323.361
61121San Francisco Giants1265571.43725.0457553-9624-3931-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park361917.528