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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 60-71W1023 000 210 8100
Boston Red Sox 62-68L1010 002 000 3113
Date of Game:  Tuesday, August 31, 1976
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Nelson Briles - 400th career game
  • Steve Foucault - 200th career game

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Danny Thompsonss29.211500000.240826781153
    Toby Harrahdh27.309512000.27312480412606
    Mike Hargrove1b26.309412011.2911254016531
    Jeff Burroughsrf25.177430110.22912867014780
    Tom Grievelf28.180422200.24812049913644
    Roy Howell3b22.256502300.2501152537471
    Len Randle2b27.200400100.21811357913726
    Juan Beniquezcf26.110312000.27011735002316
    Jim Sundbergc25.105300011.2201133992280
        Steve Foucaultp26.332000000.00040200000
    Totals: 37810732.27010774833 

    Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

    Butch Hobson3b25.014500002.21744464200
    Denny Doyle2b32.227502000.2541027920248
    Fred Lynncf24.210301020.312114273105513
    Carl Yastrzemskilf37.009411011.268126239218815
    Carlton Fiskc28.249511000.250108520133910
    Cecil Cooper1b26.345413100.2919437711593
    Jim Ricedh23.176301101.26912229018687
    Dwight Evansrf24.302401102.24611451212494
    Bob Heisess29.111301000.28923436040
        Rick Millerph28.134100001.281835210206
        Rico Petrocelliss33.065000000.2128415523240
        Dick Polep25.322000000.0001439000
        Jim Willoughbyp27.212000000.00045142000
    Totals: 37311337.29710737892 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Cecil Cooper 2 (17), Tom Grieve (20), Toby Harrah (17), Roy Howell (21)
    3B:  Dwight Evans (3), Fred Lynn (7)
    HR:  Tom Grieve (13)
    RBIs:  Jeff Burroughs (78), Cecil Cooper (59), Dwight Evans (49), Tom Grieve 2 (64), Roy Howell 3 (47), Len Randle (37), Jim Rice (68)
    SH:  Tom Grieve (7)
    SF:  Jim Rice (9)
    GDP:  Jeff Burroughs (21)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Nelson Briles  (W 9-8)33.026710333403.451.3300026400
    Steve Foucault26.33221000302.921.1800040200
    Pitching Totals:91133370 00066600

    Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

    Reggie Cleveland  (L 7-7)28.1002.25531103.361.3100035223
    Dick Pole25.3224.14222014.751.510002772
    Jim Willoughby27.21221100102.961.2800045139
    Pitching Totals:91085321 000107434

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Dick Pole; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Nelson Briles 0-0-0;  Steve Foucault 0-0-0;  Reggie Cleveland 0-0-0;  Dick Pole 0-0-0;  Jim Willoughby 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Nelson Briles 34;  Steve Foucault 7;  Reggie Cleveland 17;  Dick Pole 17;  Jim Willoughby 8; 
    Time of Game:  3:03    Attendance:  18,145
    Umpires:   Home:   Terry Cooney  1B  Jerry Neudecker  2B  (none)  3B  Bill Deegan 

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