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1976 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  87-74   .540
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  780,593
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie McCovey (38)
Youngest Player:  Mike Norris (21)
Longest Tenure:  Sal Bando, Bert Campaneris, Rollie Fingers, Joe Rudi (9)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (19)
Top Pitcher:  Vida Blue (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Sullivan (#24)

Roster Continuity:  73.47%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9072.556--
Oakland8774.5402.5
Minnesota8577.5255.0
Texas7686.46914.0
California7686.46914.0
Chi White Sox6497.39825.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-04-09@ CAL1W  5-21-0230,194Mike TorrezFrank TananaMike TorrezFrank TananaRollie Fingers523
1976-04-10@ CAL2W  6-22-0210,143Vida BlueNolan RyanVida BlueNolan RyanRollie Fingers1147
1976-04-11@ CAL3W  10-73-0216,106Stan BahnsenDon KirkwoodStan BahnsenDon KirkwoodJim Todd211110
1976-04-12@ TEX4L  1-53-126,219Paul MitchellNelson BrilesNelson BrilesPaul Mitchell 22166
1976-04-13@ TEX5L  1-33-239,321Mike TorrezSteve BarrSteve BarrMike Torrez 23194
1976-04-14@ TEX6L  2-43-3322,920Vida BlueGaylord PerryGaylord PerryVida Blue 25232
1976-04-17vs BAL7L  1-63-4428,017 Mike TorrezJim PalmerJim PalmerMike Torrez 2629-3
1976-04-18vs BAL8W  2-14-437,680 Vida BlueKen HoltzmanRollie FingersDyar Miller 2830-2
1976-04-19vs DET9W  6-55-4318,753 Stan BahnsenVern RuhleJim ToddJohn Hiller 3435-1
1976-04-20vs DET10W  6-56-413,080 Paul MitchellJoe ColemanPaul LindbladJim Crawford 40400
1976-04-21vs DET11L  3-76-522,408 Mike TorrezDave RobertsDave RobertsMike Torrez 4347-4
1976-04-23@ CLE12L  0-36-639,581Vida BlueDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyVida Blue 4350-7
1976-04-24@ CLE13W  8-77-6217,509Mike NorrisFritz PetersonRollie FingersTom BuskeyJim Todd5157-6
1976-04-25@ CLE14W  9-18-625,138Mike TorrezPat DobsonMike TorrezPat Dobson 60582
1976-04-27@ DET15L  2-108-724,612Vida BlueJoe ColemanJoe ColemanVida BlueBill Laxton6268-6
1976-04-28@ DET16L  1-88-827,088Mike NorrisDave RobertsDave RobertsMike Norris 6376-13
1976-04-30@ BAL17W  11-19-8212,501Mike TorrezJim PalmerMike TorrezJim Palmer 7477-3
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-05-02@ BAL18W  6-210-920Vida BlueRoss GrimsleyVida BlueRoss Grimsley 80791
1976-05-02@ BAL19L  3-410-9224,819Mike NorrisMike CuellarWayne GarlandGlenn Abbott 83830
1976-05-03vs CLE20L  4-510-10319,765 Dick BosmanDennis EckersleyTom BuskeyRollie FingersDave LaRoche8788-1
1976-05-04vs CLE21W  8-411-1032,628 Mike TorrezFritz PetersonMike TorrezFritz PetersonRollie Fingers95923
1976-05-05vs CLE22L  1-311-1132,100 Stan BahnsenPat DobsonPat DobsonRollie Fingers 96951
1976-05-07vs NYA23L  4-1411-1236,810 Vida BlueRudy MayRudy MayVida BlueDick Tidrow100109-9
1976-05-08vs NYA24L  4-811-1348,687 Glenn AbbottDock EllisDick TidrowJim Todd 104117-13
1976-05-09vs NYA25W  4-312-13411,144 Mike TorrezCatfish HunterPaul LindbladCatfish Hunter 108120-12
1976-05-10vs CAL26W  6-313-13415,238 Paul MitchellNolan RyanPaul MitchellNolan Ryan 114123-9
1976-05-11vs CAL27W  6-414-1332,951 Vida BlueGary RossJim ToddDick Drago 120127-7
1976-05-14vs TEX28L  3-414-1445,196 Mike TorrezGaylord PerryGaylord PerryRollie Fingers 123131-8
1976-05-15vs TEX29L  4-614-1545,039 Paul MitchellNelson BrilesSteve FoucaultJim Todd 127137-10
1976-05-16vs TEX30W  3-215-1544,940 Vida BlueSteve BarrVida BlueSteve Barr 130139-9
1976-05-17@ MIN31L  4-515-1648,034Mike NorrisJoe DeckerBill CampbellJim Todd 134144-10
1976-05-18@ MIN32L  3-415-1746,600Stan BahnsenDave GoltzDave GoltzJim Todd 137148-11
1976-05-19@ KCA33L  2-515-18422,483Mike TorrezPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffMike TorrezMarty Pattin139153-14
1976-05-20@ KCA34L  4-815-19425,682Paul MitchellDoug BirdDoug BirdPaul MitchellMark Littell143161-18
1976-05-21@ CHA35L  0-615-20522,420Vida BlueKen BrettKen BrettVida BlueClay Carroll143167-24
1976-05-22@ CHA36L  2-715-21516,797Mike NorrisJesse JeffersonJesse JeffersonMike Norris 145174-29
1976-05-23@ CHA37L  1-315-2350Mike TorrezTerry ForsterClay CarrollMike Torrez 146177-31
1976-05-23@ CHA38L  3-415-23521,539Stan BahnsenBart JohnsonBart JohnsonStan BahnsenClay Carroll149181-32
1976-05-24vs MIN39W  12-716-23513,624 Dick BosmanSteve LuebberJim ToddBill Campbell 161188-27
1976-05-25vs MIN40W  6-117-2351,960 Vida BlueJim HughesVida BlueJim Hughes 167189-22
1976-05-26vs MIN41L  1-617-2452,740 Paul MitchellDave GoltzDave GoltzPaul Mitchell 168195-27
1976-05-27vs MIN42W  5-318-2453,720 Mike TorrezBert BlylevenMike TorrezBert BlylevenRollie Fingers173198-25
1976-05-28vs CHA43W  11-019-2453,688 Stan BahnsenBart JohnsonStan BahnsenBart Johnson 184198-14
1976-05-29vs CHA44W  2-020-2454,988 Vida BlueTerry ForsterVida BlueTerry Forster 186198-12
1976-05-30vs CHA45L  3-420-2556,056 Dick BosmanRich GossageClay CarrollRollie FingersDave Hamilton189202-13
1976-05-31vs KCA46W  10-121-25531,842 Mike TorrezPaul SplittorffMike TorrezPaul Splittorff 199203-4
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-06-01vs KCA47L  2-521-2653,860 Stan BahnsenDoug BirdDoug BirdStan BahnsenMarty Pattin201208-7
1976-06-02vs KCA48L  3-421-2752,628 Vida BlueSteve BusbyMark LittellRollie FingersSteve Mingori204212-8
1976-06-04@ NYA49W  6-422-27544,944Paul MitchellCatfish HunterJim ToddSparky Lyle 210216-6
1976-06-05@ NYA50W  7-623-27526,756Mike TorrezRudy MayRollie FingersSparky Lyle 217222-5
1976-06-06@ NYA51W  3-224-2850Vida BlueEd FigueroaVida BlueEd FigueroaRollie Fingers220224-4
1976-06-06@ NYA52L  2-524-28547,431Stan BahnsenDave PaganDave PaganPaul Lindblad 222229-7
1976-06-08@ BOS53W  6-525-28526,704Paul MitchellLuis TiantJim ToddReggie ClevelandRollie Fingers228234-6
1976-06-09@ BOS54L  4-625-29524,191Mike TorrezRick WiseRick WiseMike TorrezTom House232240-8
1976-06-10@ BOS55W  8-526-29527,364Stan BahnsenFergie JenkinsJim ToddTom MurphyRollie Fingers240245-5
1976-06-11@ MIL56L  2-426-30519,059Vida BlueJim ColbornJim ColbornVida Blue 242249-7
1976-06-12@ MIL57W  2-127-30529,025Paul MitchellBill TraversPaul MitchellBill TraversRollie Fingers244250-6
1976-06-13@ MIL58L  4-527-31531,457Mike TorrezJim SlatonJim SlatonMike TorrezBill Castro248255-7
1976-06-15vs BOS59W  3-228-31511,306 Glenn AbbottFergie JenkinsPaul LindbladFergie Jenkins 251257-6
1976-06-16vs BOS60W  4-129-3145,925 Paul MitchellLuis TiantPaul MitchellLuis Tiant 255258-3
1976-06-17vs BOS61L  3-829-3258,163 Mike TorrezDick PoleDick PoleMike Torrez 258266-8
1976-06-18vs MIL62L  2-329-3354,108 Dick BosmanJerry AugustineBill CastroJim Todd 260269-9
1976-06-19vs MIL63W  7-430-33423,408 Glenn AbbottJim ColbornGlenn AbbottJim ColbornPaul Lindblad267273-6
1976-06-20vs MIL64W  7-531-3337,462 Mike TorrezBill TraversStan BahnsenBill TraversJim Todd274278-4
1976-06-21vs TEX65L  0-131-34321,800 Paul MitchellBert BlylevenBert BlylevenPaul Mitchell 274279-5
1976-06-22vs TEX66W  5-232-3434,811 Dick BosmanNelson BrilesDick BosmanNelson BrilesPaul Lindblad279281-2
1976-06-23@ CAL67W  8-233-34314,289Mike NorrisAndy HasslerMike NorrisAndy Hassler 2872834
1976-06-24@ CAL68L  1-233-35311,052Glenn AbbottSid MongeSid MongeGlenn AbbottDick Drago2882853
1976-06-25vs MIN69W  5-234-3535,100 Mike TorrezDave GoltzPaul LindbladDave Goltz 2932876
1976-06-26vs MIN70L  3-1134-3634,729 Paul MitchellJim HughesJim HughesPaul Mitchell 296298-2
1976-06-27vs MIN71W  5-335-3634,798 Dick BosmanPete RedfernDick BosmanPete RedfernRollie Fingers3013010
1976-06-28@ TEX72L  2-335-37313,679Mike NorrisJim UmbargerSteve FoucaultJim Todd 303304-1
1976-06-29@ TEX73W  8-336-37313,964Glenn AbbottSteve BarrStan BahnsenSteve BarrRollie Fingers3113074
1976-06-30@ TEX74L  2-336-38314,936Mike TorrezGaylord PerryGaylord PerryMike TorrezSteve Foucault3133103
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-07-01@ KCA75W  5-237-38323,175Paul MitchellDoug BirdRollie FingersMarty Pattin 3183126
1976-07-02@ KCA76L  5-837-39325,723Vida BlueSteve BusbyMark LittellVida Blue 3233203
1976-07-03@ KCA77L  5-737-40333,586Dick BosmanDennis LeonardDennis LeonardJim ToddSteve Mingori3283271
1976-07-04@ KCA78W  6-038-40324,647Mike NorrisAl FitzmorrisMike NorrisAl Fitzmorris 3343277
1976-07-05vs BAL79W  4-139-40340,502 Mike TorrezRudy MayMike TorrezRudy MayRollie Fingers33832810
1976-07-06vs BAL80W  2-040-4036,024 Vida BlueJim PalmerVida BlueJim Palmer 34032812
1976-07-07vs BAL81W  5-341-4034,681 Paul MitchellMike CuellarPaul MitchellMike CuellarRollie Fingers34533114
1976-07-08vs BAL82L  6-941-4133,798 Mike NorrisWayne GarlandWayne GarlandPaul LindbladDyar Miller35134011
1976-07-09vs CLE83W  2-142-4134,480 Mike TorrezJackie BrownMike TorrezJackie Brown 35334112
1976-07-10vs CLE84W  7-343-41322,149 Vida BluePat DobsonRollie FingersPat Dobson 36034416
1976-07-11vs CLE85W  9-344-4137,156 Paul MitchellDennis EckersleyPaul MitchellDennis EckersleyPaul Lindblad36934722
1976-07-15@ DET86L  2-344-42314,835Vida BlueDave RobertsDave RobertsVida Blue 37135021
1976-07-16@ DET87L  0-144-43345,905Mike TorrezMark FidrychMark FidrychRollie Fingers 37135120
1976-07-17@ DET88W  3-045-43330,110Mike NorrisVern RuhleMike NorrisVern RuhleRollie Fingers37435123
1976-07-18@ DET89W  10-146-43323,841Paul MitchellFrank MacCormackPaul MitchellFrank MacCormack 38435232
1976-07-19@ CLE90L  2-347-4430Vida BlueJim BibbyJim BibbyVida BlueJim Kern38635531
1976-07-19@ CLE91W  10-347-44324,682Dick BosmanJackie BrownDick BosmanJackie Brown 39635838
1976-07-20@ CLE92W  7-448-44211,315Glenn AbbottPat DobsonRollie FingersDave LaRoche 40336241
1976-07-21@ NYA93L  1-1048-45226,451Mike NorrisCatfish HunterCatfish HunterMike Norris 40437232
1976-07-22@ NYA94W  6-549-45232,843Paul MitchellDock EllisRollie FingersDick Tidrow 41037733
1976-07-23vs KCA95W  2-050-4529,173 Vida BlueMarty PattinVida BlueMarty Pattin 41237735
1976-07-24vs KCA96L  5-650-46242,592 Dick BosmanDennis LeonardDennis LeonardJim ToddSteve Mingori41738334
1976-07-25vs KCA97W  9-251-46210,237 Mike NorrisDoug BirdGlenn AbbottDoug Bird 42638541
1976-07-26vs CHA98W  3-152-46223,182 Paul MitchellBart JohnsonPaul MitchellBart JohnsonRollie Fingers42938643
1976-07-27vs CHA99W  1-053-4623,442 Vida BlueRich GossageVida BlueRich Gossage 43038644
1976-07-28vs CHA100L  1-253-4723,367 Mike TorrezBlue Moon OdomBlue Moon OdomPaul LindbladFrancisco Barrios43138843
1976-07-30@ MIN101L  7-853-48212,342Dick BosmanBill SingerTom BurgmeierRollie Fingers 43839642
1976-07-31@ MIN102L  5-653-49213,515Paul MitchellDave GoltzDave GoltzStan BahnsenBill Campbell44340241
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-08-01@ MIN103L  7-853-5130Vida BluePete RedfernBill CampbellPaul Lindblad 45041040
1976-08-01@ MIN104L  2-653-51322,921Glenn AbbottJim HughesTom JohnsonGlenn Abbott 45241636
1976-08-02@ MIN105L  0-353-52314,833Mike TorrezSteve LuebberSteve LuebberMike Torrez 45241933
1976-08-03@ CHA106W  7-354-52310,063Dick BosmanBlue Moon OdomDick BosmanBlue Moon OdomRollie Fingers45942237
1976-08-04@ CHA107W  5-055-5228,892Paul MitchellKen BrettPaul MitchellKen Brett 46442242
1976-08-06vs CAL108L  1-255-5325,777 Vida BlueFrank TananaFrank TananaVida Blue 46542441
1976-08-07vs CAL109W  9-156-5325,520 Mike TorrezDon KirkwoodMike TorrezDon Kirkwood 47442549
1976-08-08vs CAL110W  9-358-5320 Paul MitchellSid MongeStan BahnsenSid MongeRollie Fingers48342855
1976-08-08vs CAL111W  13-858-53211,778 Mike NorrisNolan RyanPaul LindbladNolan RyanRollie Fingers49643660
1976-08-10vs MIL112W  2-159-5324,463 Vida BlueJim SlatonVida BlueJim Slaton 49843761
1976-08-11vs MIL113W  8-560-5323,395 Mike TorrezBill TraversMike TorrezBill Travers 50644264
1976-08-12vs MIL114W  4-361-5323,730 Paul MitchellEduardo RodriguezRollie FingersBill Castro 51044565
1976-08-13vs BOS115W  2-062-5326,156 Mike NorrisReggie ClevelandMike NorrisReggie ClevelandRollie Fingers51244567
1976-08-14vs BOS116W  7-363-5327,066 Vida BlueFergie JenkinsVida BlueFergie Jenkins 51944871
1976-08-15vs BOS117W  8-764-5329,087 Mike TorrezRick WiseStan BahnsenJim Willoughby 52745572
1976-08-16@ MIL118L  3-464-5429,019Dick BosmanJim ColbornDanny FrisellaRollie Fingers 53045971
1976-08-17@ MIL119W  5-465-54214,736Mike NorrisEduardo RodriguezPaul LindbladEduardo RodriguezRollie Fingers53546372
1976-08-18@ MIL120L  1-365-55213,013Vida BlueJim SlatonJim SlatonVida BlueRay Sadecki53646670
1976-08-20@ BOS121L  1-265-56230,132Mike TorrezLuis TiantLuis TiantRollie Fingers 53746869
1976-08-21@ BOS122L  2-565-57227,299Dick BosmanReggie ClevelandReggie ClevelandDick BosmanTom Murphy53947366
1976-08-22@ BOS123W  7-666-57227,526Mike NorrisFergie JenkinsRollie FingersJim Willoughby 54647967
1976-08-23@ BAL124W  3-067-57213,618Vida BlueMike FlanaganVida BlueMike Flanagan 54947970
1976-08-24@ BAL125W  5-468-5729,482Mike TorrezWayne GarlandStan BahnsenWayne GarlandPaul Lindblad55448371
1976-08-25@ BAL126L  4-968-5826,942Paul MitchellRudy MayRudy MayPaul Mitchell 55849266
1976-08-27vs DET127L  1-868-5925,884 Glenn AbbottVern RuhleVern RuhleGlenn Abbott 55950059
1976-08-28vs DET128W  5-269-5929,252 Vida BlueDave RobertsVida BlueDave Roberts 56450262
1976-08-29vs DET129W  2-170-59225,659 Mike TorrezMark FidrychRollie FingersMark Fidrych 56650363
1976-08-30vs NYA130L  2-570-60232,458 Mike NorrisEd FigueroaEd FigueroaMike Norris 56850860
1976-08-31vs NYA131L  1-270-6126,408 Stan BahnsenDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderStan Bahnsen 56951059
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-09-01vs NYA132W  5-071-6128,881 Vida BlueCatfish HunterVida BlueCatfish Hunter 57451064
1976-09-03@ CAL133W  3-072-6127,772Mike TorrezGary RossMike TorrezGary Ross 57751067
1976-09-04@ CAL134L  1-572-62214,827Mike NorrisPaul HartzellPaul HartzellMike Norris 57851563
1976-09-05@ CAL135L  2-372-6327,604Stan BahnsenNolan RyanNolan RyanStan Bahnsen 58051862
1976-09-06@ CAL136W  2-173-63216,377Vida BlueFrank TananaRollie FingersJohn Verhoeven 58251963
1976-09-07vs CHA137W  4-074-6323,461 Mike TorrezTerry ForsterMike TorrezTerry Forster 58651967
1976-09-08vs CHA138L  5-674-6425,328 Dick BosmanRich GossageChris KnappRollie Fingers 59152566
1976-09-09vs CHA139W  2-175-6426,617 Mike NorrisKen BrettJim ToddKen BrettRollie Fingers59352667
1976-09-10@ TEX140L  4-575-6527,297Vida BlueBert BlylevenMike BacsikVida Blue 59753166
1976-09-11@ TEX141W  1-076-6529,554Mike TorrezNelson BrilesMike TorrezNelson Briles 59853167
1976-09-12@ TEX142W  9-677-6525,070Stan BahnsenGaylord PerryStan BahnsenGaylord PerryJim Todd60753770
1976-09-14@ MIN143W  4-278-6620Vida BlueSteve LuebberVida BlueSteve Luebber 61153972
1976-09-14@ MIN144L  3-478-6622,923Dick BosmanDave GoltzDave GoltzPaul Lindblad 61454371
1976-09-15vs MIN145W  5-279-6623,774 Mike TorrezJim HughesMike TorrezJim Hughes 61954574
1976-09-16vs MIN146L  0-479-6724,587 Stan BahnsenBill SingerBill SingerStan Bahnsen 61954970
1976-09-17vs TEX147L  3-479-6829,073 Glenn AbbottGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDick Bosman 62255369
1976-09-18vs TEX148W  3-280-6826,014 Vida BlueTommy BoggsVida BlueTommy BoggsPaul Lindblad62555570
1976-09-19vs TEX149L  1-981-6920 Mike TorrezJim UmbargerJim UmbargerMike Torrez 62656462
1976-09-19vs TEX150W  13-381-69211,421 Paul MitchellSteve HarganPaul MitchellSteve Hargan 63956772
1976-09-21@ KCA151L  1-381-70228,869Stan BahnsenDoug BirdDoug BirdStan BahnsenLarry Gura64057070
1976-09-22@ KCA152W  11-182-70236,064Vida BlueMarty PattinVida BlueMarty Pattin 65157180
1976-09-23@ KCA153W  8-183-70234,077Mike TorrezDennis LeonardMike TorrezDennis Leonard 65957287
1976-09-24@ CHA154L  2-483-71212,672Paul MitchellFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosRollie Fingers 66157685
1976-09-25@ CHA155W  7-484-71217,298Glenn AbbottRich GossageRollie FingersRich Gossage 66858088
1976-09-27vs KCA156W  8-385-71237,914 Vida BlueDennis LeonardVida BlueDennis Leonard 67658393
1976-09-28vs KCA157W  1-086-7129,464 Mike TorrezMarty PattinMike TorrezMarty Pattin 67758394
1976-09-29vs KCA158L  0-486-72219,631 Paul MitchellLarry GuraLarry GuraPaul Mitchell 67758790
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-10-01vs CAL159L  0-286-7323,918 Vida BlueFrank TananaFrank TananaVida BlueDick Drago67758988
1976-10-02vs CAL160W  9-887-7323,139 Chris BattonPaul HartzellRollie FingersJohn Verhoeven 68659789
1976-10-03vs CAL161L  0-187-7429,155 Mike TorrezNolan RyanNolan RyanMike Torrez 68659888


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