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Tuesday August 24,1976This 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 1976-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles4BoxStan BahnsenWayne GarlandPaul Lindblad
California Angels6Boston Red Sox5BoxPaul HartzellJim Willoughby(none)
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians2BoxRick WaitsDennis Leonard(none)
Chicago White Sox12Detroit Tigers7BoxDave HamiltonJim Crawford(none)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees5BoxDoyle AlexanderEddie BaneGrant Jackson
Milwaukee Brewers1Texas Rangers0BoxJerry AugustineSteve Foucault(none)
Philadelphia Phillies14Atlanta Braves3BoxSteve CarltonAndy Messersmith(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs3BoxJoaquin AndujarSteve RenkoBo McLaughlin
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds1BoxPete FalconePat Zachry(none)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBurt HootonDon Carrithers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Diego Padres7BoxBrent StromJohn Candelaria(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants0BoxTom SeaverJim Barr(none)

Standings as of 1976-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1227448.607--57545112438-2036-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I372314.622
248Baltimore Orioles1236360.51211.5469471-236-2827-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium392514.641
3510Cleveland Indians1246262.50013.0487486130-3532-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351916.543
4714Detroit Tigers1245965.47616.0488561-7328-3131-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371522.405
5815Boston Red Sox1235865.47216.5512515-327-3831-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park392514.641
61017Milwaukee Brewers1205565.45818.0438474-3624-3531-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium411130.268
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1247549.605--58344214132-2743-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium381523.395
236Oakland Athletics1256857.5447.55544837128-3740-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361917.528
3611Minnesota Twins1266264.49214.0549576-2729-3433-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium362313.639
4916Texas Rangers1255867.46417.5491512-2125-3433-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium371819.486
61222California Angels1265571.43721.0439519-8029-3726-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium362115.583
51121Chicago White Sox1265571.43721.0480575-9525-3730-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park35926.257
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1238142.659--62542619939-1743-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium392019.513
247Pittsburgh Pirates1246757.54014.55485291935-2732-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium382513.658
359New York Mets1256461.51218.04714145733-3331-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium372215.595
4818St. Louis Cardinals1215566.45525.0483498-1527-3128-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411724.415
51020Chicago Cubs1265670.44426.5490602-11227-3929-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field361917.528
61224Montreal Expos1194178.34538.0399550-15121-4220-36L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park431429.326
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1278047.630--70049220842-2138-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium352213.629
235Los Angeles Dodgers1257055.5609.04874573029-3141-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372215.595
4613San Diego Padres1286266.48418.5474528-5426-3836-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium341123.324
3712Houston Astros1286266.48418.5509547-3827-3734-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome341816.529
5919Atlanta Braves1275770.44923.0495538-4331-3426-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium351322.371
61123San Francisco Giants1275572.43325.0457557-10024-3931-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park351916.543