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Thursday September 26,1996This 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 1996-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox5BoxMike MadduxJimmy KeyHeathcliff Slocumb
Seattle Mariners5Oakland Athletics7BoxBilly TaylorNorm Charlton(none)
California Angels5Texas Rangers6BoxJohn BurkettJim AbbottMike Henneman
Baltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays1BoxRocky CoppingerWoody WilliamsArmando Benitez
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds12BoxKevin JarvisDave Swartzbaugh(none)
Atlanta Braves1Florida Marlins7BoxAl LeiterDenny Neagle(none)
New York Mets2Houston Astros6BoxDoug DrabekRicky Trlicek(none)
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMark GardnerTom Candiotti(none)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxOmar DaalCurt SchillingMel Rojas

Standings as of 1996-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1599168.572--8577728542-3749-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I312.333
236Baltimore Orioles1608872.5503.59438944944-3443-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards202.000
3712Boston Red Sox1598376.5228.0913907638-4345-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park321.667
41222Toronto Blue Jays1597287.45319.0757803-4639-4233-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome321.667
51428Detroit Tigers15953106.33338.07701082-31226-5527-51L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium303.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians1589860.620--94075019047-3151-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field312.333
2611Chicago White Sox1598475.52814.588478010440-3844-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II312.333
3817Milwaukee Brewers1597782.48421.5873886-1339-3938-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium3301.000
41019Minnesota Twins1597683.47822.5863886-2339-4137-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome321.667
51121Kansas City Royals1587385.46225.0727774-4738-4335-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium321.667
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1608872.550--91778912840-4248-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington2201.000
2510Seattle Mariners1588474.5323.098688110541-3643-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome312.333
3918Oakland Athletics1597683.47811.5847893-4638-4338-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321.667
41325California Angels1586989.43718.0752932-18026-5143-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium312.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1599465.591--76063812238-4056-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321.667
248Montreal Expos1598772.5477.07316557638-4349-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium312.333
3916Florida Marlins1597980.49715.0680691-1127-5152-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium312.333
41224New York Mets1597089.44024.0732762-3029-5241-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium312.333
51427Philadelphia Phillies1596594.40929.0633776-14330-4835-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium321.667
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals1598673.541--7496975240-4146-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II321.667
3714Houston Astros1598079.5036.0741784-4334-4746-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome321.667
2815Cincinnati Reds1598079.5036.0769763634-4446-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium312.333
41020Chicago Cubs1587583.47510.5748739933-4842-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field413.250
51123Pittsburgh Pirates1587088.44315.5744809-6534-4436-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium431.750
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1599069.566--6996415843-3847-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium303.000
235San Diego Padres1598871.5532.07606788243-3545-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium3301.000
3613Colorado Rockies1598277.5168.0941944-328-5354-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field312.333
41326San Francisco Giants1596693.41524.0732842-11028-4938-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park321.667