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1976 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  70-92   .432
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dave Bristol
General Manager:   Eddie Robinson
Stadium:  Atlanta Stadium
Attendance:  818,179
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (37)
Youngest Player:  Dale Murphy (20)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (11)
Top Hitter:  Willie Montanez (12)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Ken Smith (#3)

Roster Continuity:  63.16%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati10260.630--
LA Dodgers9270.56810.0
Houston8082.49422.0
SF Giants7488.45728.0
San Diego7389.45129.0
Atlanta7092.43232.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-04-09@ SDN1L  2-80-1444,728Carl MortonRandy JonesRandy JonesCarl Morton 28-6
1976-04-10@ SDN2W  3-01-1317,445Phil NiekroDan SpillnerPhil NiekroDan SpillnerPablo Torrealba58-3
1976-04-11@ SDN3W  4-22-1316,314Dick RuthvenBill GreifDick RuthvenBill GreifPablo Torrealba910-1
1976-04-13vs CIN4L  1-62-2237,973 Carl MortonGary NolanFred NormanPablo Torrealba 1016-6
1976-04-15vs CIN5W  10-53-2215,716 Phil NiekroJack BillinghamPhil NiekroJack Billingham 2021-1
1976-04-16vs LAN6W  3-14-2115,825 Dick RuthvenTommy JohnDick RuthvenTommy JohnRoger Moret23221
1976-04-17vs LAN7L  1-54-3320,029 Carl MortonDoug RauDoug RauCarl MortonMike Marshall2427-3
1976-04-18vs LAN8W  7-65-3121,734 Andy MessersmithBurt HootonElias SosaBurt Hooton 3133-2
1976-04-20vs SFN9L  11-125-427,895 Phil NiekroMike CaldwellEd HalickiElias Sosa 4245-3
1976-04-21vs SFN10W  3-06-429,521 Dick RuthvenJim BarrDick RuthvenJim BarrAndy Messersmith45450
1976-04-23@ PHI11W  6-57-4129,398Carl MortonJim LonborgBruce Dal CantonTug McGrawElias Sosa51501
1976-04-24@ PHI12L  5-107-5125,477Andy MessersmithSteve CarltonRon ReedElias Sosa 5660-4
1976-04-25@ PHI13W  3-28-5110,565Phil NiekroLarry ChristensonPhil NiekroLarry ChristensonElias Sosa5962-3
1976-04-26@ NYN14L  1-38-613,342Dick RuthvenMickey LolichMickey LolichDick Ruthven 6065-5
1976-04-27@ NYN15L  5-68-724,002Carl MortonJerry KoosmanTom HallPablo Torrealba 6571-6
1976-04-28@ NYN16L  0-38-837,602Andy MessersmithCraig SwanCraig SwanAndy Messersmith 6574-9
1976-04-29@ NYN17L  0-28-9510,953Phil NiekroTom SeaverTom SeaverPhil Niekro 6576-11
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-05-01vs PHI18L  0-38-1160 Dick RuthvenLarry ChristensonLarry ChristensonDick RuthvenTug McGraw6579-14
1976-05-01vs PHI19L  2-48-11624,189 Carl MortonSteve CarltonSteve CarltonCarl Morton 6783-16
1976-05-02vs PHI20L  2-88-12520,479 Andy MessersmithJim KaatJim KaatAndy MessersmithGene Garber6991-22
1976-05-04vs SLN21L  7-88-1355,541 Phil NiekroJohn DennyEric RasmussenAdrian Devine 7699-23
1976-05-05vs SLN22L  0-48-1454,138 Dick RuthvenPete FalconePete FalconeDick RuthvenAl Hrabosky76103-27
1976-05-06vs SLN23L  4-58-1554,145 Carl MortonJohn CurtisJohn CurtisCarl MortonAl Hrabosky80108-28
1976-05-07@ PIT24L  1-38-1666,049Andy MessersmithJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaAndy Messersmith 81111-30
1976-05-08@ PIT25L  3-58-1766,864Phil NiekroDoc MedichDoc MedichPhil NiekroDave Giusti84116-32
1976-05-09@ PIT26L  2-58-1869,275Dick RuthvenJerry ReussJerry ReussDick Ruthven 86121-35
1976-05-11vs NYN27W  8-79-1855,974 Carl MortonJon MatlackElias SosaBob Apodaca 94128-34
1976-05-12vs NYN28L  3-69-1958,408 Andy MessersmithJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanAndy MessersmithSkip Lockwood97134-37
1976-05-15vs MON29W  3-110-2060 Dick RuthvenSteve RogersDick RuthvenSteve Rogers 100135-35
1976-05-15vs MON30L  1-610-20610,306 Phil NiekroDan WarthenDan WarthenPhil Niekro 101141-40
1976-05-16vs MON31L  4-510-2166,622 Carl MortonClay KirbyFred SchermanElias SosaDon Stanhouse105146-41
1976-05-17@ HOU32W  3-211-2250Andy MessersmithJ.R. RichardAndy MessersmithJ.R. Richard 108148-40
1976-05-17@ HOU33L  2-311-22510,126Roger MoretGil RondonKen ForschBruce Dal Canton 110151-41
1976-05-18@ HOU34W  3-212-2257,689Phil NiekroJoaquin AndujarElias SosaMike Barlow 113153-40
1976-05-19@ LAN35L  1-412-23529,929Dick RuthvenTommy JohnTommy JohnDick RuthvenMike Marshall114157-43
1976-05-20@ LAN36L  2-312-24526,585Carl MortonDoug RauCharlie HoughElias Sosa 116160-44
1976-05-21@ SFN37W  8-013-2454,432Andy MessersmithRob DresslerAndy MessersmithRob Dressler 124160-36
1976-05-22@ SFN38W  3-214-2455,775Roger MoretJim BarrRoger MoretJim BarrMax Leon127162-35
1976-05-23@ SFN39W  9-215-2550Dick RuthvenEd HalickiDick RuthvenEd HalickiElias Sosa136164-28
1976-05-23@ SFN40L  0-115-25515,383Phil NiekroJohn MontefuscoJohn MontefuscoMax Leon 136165-29
1976-05-25@ CIN41L  4-1015-26520,037Carl MortonSanto AlcalaSanto AlcalaCarl MortonPedro Borbon140175-35
1976-05-26@ CIN42W  4-316-26525,679Andy MessersmithGary NolanMax LeonRawly Eastwick 144178-34
1976-05-29vs HOU43L  3-416-27511,238 Phil NiekroJoe NiekroJoe NiekroPhil NiekroKen Forsch147182-35
1976-05-30vs HOU44L  2-516-2960 Andy MessersmithMike CosgroveTom GriffinAndy MessersmithKen Forsch149187-38
1976-05-30vs HOU45L  5-1616-29612,261 Roger MoretGil RondonGil RondonRoger MoretGene Pentz154203-49
1976-05-31vs SDN46L  7-1016-3062,994 Carl MortonKen ReynoldsRich FolkersMax LeonButch Metzger161213-52
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-06-01vs SDN47W  9-117-3062,109 Roger MoretBrent StromRoger MoretBrent Strom 170214-44
1976-06-04@ MON48W  2-018-30611,085Andy MessersmithDon CarrithersAndy MessersmithDon Carrithers 172214-42
1976-06-05@ MON49W  8-019-30618,230Dick RuthvenClay KirbyDick RuthvenClay Kirby 180214-34
1976-06-06@ MON50W  14-820-30512,063Roger MoretDan WarthenAdrian DevineSteve Dunning 194222-28
1976-06-08@ CHN51W  7-321-30510,893Phil NiekroRay BurrisPhil NiekroRay BurrisAdrian Devine201225-24
1976-06-09@ CHN52W  2-022-3059,452Andy MessersmithJoe ColemanAndy MessersmithJoe Coleman 203225-22
1976-06-10@ CHN53L  6-722-3156,987Dick RuthvenSteve RenkoSteve RenkoDick RuthvenOscar Zamora209232-23
1976-06-11vs PIT54L  2-622-32513,687 Roger MoretJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaRoger MoretBob Moose211238-27
1976-06-12vs PIT55L  2-422-33520,117 Carl MortonBruce KisonBob MooseAdrian DevineKent Tekulve213242-29
1976-06-13vs PIT56L  5-622-34515,656 Phil NiekroJim RookerLarry DemeryMax LeonBob Moose218248-30
1976-06-14@ SLN57W  5-223-34513,084Andy MessersmithLynn McGlothenAndy MessersmithLynn McGlothen 223250-27
1976-06-15@ SLN58W  5-424-34518,422Dick RuthvenEric RasmussenDick RuthvenEric RasmussenMike Beard228254-26
1976-06-16@ SLN59L  3-424-35510,607Roger MoretJohn DennyAl HraboskyMike Beard 231258-27
1976-06-18vs CHN60L  4-624-3659,549 Carl MortonRick ReuschelRick ReuschelCarl MortonDarold Knowles235264-29
1976-06-19vs CHN61W  9-326-3650 Andy MessersmithRay BurrisAndy MessersmithRay Burris 244267-23
1976-06-19vs CHN62W  12-526-36522,055 Phil NiekroJoe ColemanPhil NiekroJoe Coleman 256272-16
1976-06-20vs CHN63W  5-027-36511,647 Dick RuthvenSteve RenkoDick RuthvenSteve Renko 261272-11
1976-06-21vs HOU64W  11-928-3654,821 Roger MoretJoaquin AndujarElias SosaGene Pentz 272281-9
1976-06-22vs HOU65L  7-928-3755,563 Carl MortonMike CosgroveGene PentzFrank LaCorteKen Forsch279290-11
1976-06-23vs MON66W  5-230-3750 Andy MessersmithSteve DunningAndy MessersmithSteve Dunning 284292-8
1976-06-23vs MON67W  3-030-37512,124 Phil NiekroWoodie FrymanPhil NiekroWoodie Fryman 287292-5
1976-06-24vs MON68W  2-131-3757,730 Dick RuthvenDon StanhouseDick RuthvenDon Stanhouse 289293-4
1976-06-25@ SDN69W  4-132-37411,569Roger MoretDave FreislebenRoger MoretDave FreislebenMike Marshall293294-1
1976-06-26@ SDN70L  7-933-3840Carl MortonRandy JonesButch MetzgerMike Marshall 300303-3
1976-06-26@ SDN71W  7-333-38427,179Phil NiekroDan SpillnerPhil NiekroDan Spillner 3073061
1976-06-27@ SDN72L  2-333-3946,947Andy MessersmithBrent StromBrent StromAndy Messersmith 3093090
1976-06-28@ LAN73L  2-533-40521,386Dick RuthvenRick RhodenRick RhodenDick RuthvenCharlie Hough311314-3
1976-06-29@ LAN74L  1-233-41540,366Roger MoretTommy JohnTommy JohnRoger MoretElias Sosa312316-4
1976-06-30@ LAN75W  8-334-41522,852Phil NiekroBurt HootonPhil NiekroBurt HootonMike Marshall3203191
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-07-02@ SFN76W  7-235-4156,689Andy MessersmithJohn MontefuscoAndy MessersmithJohn Montefusco 3273216
1976-07-03@ SFN77W  4-036-4155,084Dick RuthvenJohn D'AcquistoDick RuthvenJohn D'Acquisto 33132110
1976-07-04@ SFN78L  2-336-4258,693Frank LaCorteRob DresslerRob DresslerFrank LaCorteRandy Moffitt3333249
1976-07-05vs PIT79W  8-637-42548,467 Phil NiekroJohn CandelariaBruce Dal CantonRamon HernandezMike Marshall34133011
1976-07-06vs PIT80W  4-238-42512,448 Andy MessersmithJim RookerAndy MessersmithJim RookerMike Marshall34533213
1976-07-07vs PIT81L  7-938-43511,480 Dick RuthvenJerry ReussJerry ReussDick RuthvenBob Moose35234111
1976-07-08vs NYN82L  2-538-44510,522 Frank LaCorteTom SeaverTom SeaverFrank LaCorte 3543468
1976-07-09vs NYN83W  5-339-44512,871 Phil NiekroCraig SwanPhil NiekroNino EspinosaMike Marshall35934910
1976-07-10vs NYN84L  2-439-45526,268 Andy MessersmithMickey LolichSkip LockwoodAndy Messersmith 3613538
1976-07-11vs NYN85W  9-840-45514,661 Dick RuthvenJon MatlackBruce Dal CantonBob Apodaca 3703619
1976-07-15@ PIT86L  1-1340-46510,488Phil NiekroJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaPhil Niekro 371374-3
1976-07-16@ PIT87L  2-740-47511,151Andy MessersmithJerry ReussJerry ReussAndy Messersmith 373381-8
1976-07-17@ PIT88W  10-241-47514,776Dick RuthvenBruce KisonDick RuthvenBruce Kison 3833830
1976-07-18@ NYN89L  0-241-48520,147Carl MortonMickey LolichMickey LolichCarl Morton 383385-2
1976-07-19@ NYN90W  4-242-48517,473Phil NiekroCraig SwanPhil NiekroCraig SwanMike Marshall3873870
1976-07-20@ MON91L  3-442-49510,423Andy MessersmithDon CarrithersDon CarrithersAndy Messersmith 390391-1
1976-07-21@ MON92L  3-442-50510,171Dick RuthvenDon StanhouseDale MurrayBruce Dal Canton 393395-2
1976-07-22@ MON93W  7-143-50511,040Carl MortonWoodie FrymanCarl MortonWoodie FrymanBruce Dal Canton4003964
1976-07-23vs CIN94L  1-343-51527,423 Phil NiekroSanto AlcalaSanto AlcalaPhil Niekro 4013992
1976-07-24vs CIN95W  5-444-5250 Andy MessersmithPat ZachryMike MarshallRich Hinton 4064033
1976-07-24vs CIN96L  3-644-52550,419 Frank LaCorteDon GullettDon GullettFrank LaCorteJack Billingham4094090
1976-07-25vs CIN97L  6-744-53519,192 Dick RuthvenGary NolanGary NolanBruce Dal CantonRawly Eastwick415416-1
1976-07-26vs LAN98L  2-644-54512,872 Carl MortonDon SuttonDon SuttonCarl Morton 417422-5
1976-07-28vs LAN99W  7-245-5457,021 Phil NiekroTommy JohnPhil NiekroTommy John 4244240
1976-07-30@ HOU100W  3-246-54510,869Andy MessersmithDan LarsonAndy MessersmithDan Larson 4274261
1976-07-31@ HOU101L  1-246-5650Dick RuthvenJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardDick Ruthven 4284280
1976-07-31@ HOU102L  6-946-56515,927Adrian DevineBo McLaughlinJoe SambitoBruce Dal CantonKen Forsch434437-3
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-08-01@ HOU103L  0-646-57510,136Phil NiekroLarry DierkerLarry DierkerPhil Niekro 434443-9
1976-08-02vs SDN104L  3-746-5950 Carl MortonDave FreislebenButch MetzgerAdrian Devine 437450-13
1976-08-02vs SDN105L  0-746-5954,933 Frank LaCorteRick SawyerRick SawyerFrank LaCorte 437457-20
1976-08-03vs SDN106W  7-347-5953,819 Andy MessersmithRich FolkersAndy MessersmithRich Folkers 444460-16
1976-08-04vs SDN107W  1-048-5952,715 Dick RuthvenRandy JonesDick RuthvenRandy Jones 445460-15
1976-08-05vs SFN108L  1-248-6053,884 Phil NiekroJim BarrJim BarrPhil NiekroRandy Moffitt446462-16
1976-08-06vs SFN109W  7-049-6056,633 Carl MortonRob DresslerCarl MortonRob Dressler 453462-9
1976-08-07vs SFN110W  4-350-6059,679 Andy MessersmithJohn D'AcquistoMike MarshallRandy Moffitt 457465-8
1976-08-08vs SFN111W  2-151-6150 Dick RuthvenEd HalickiDick RuthvenGary Lavelle 459466-7
1976-08-08vs SFN112L  1-451-6159,912 Frank LaCorteJohn MontefuscoJohn MontefuscoFrank LaCorte 460470-10
1976-08-10@ PHI113W  2-152-61530,323Phil NiekroLarry ChristensonPhil NiekroLarry ChristensonAdrian Devine462471-9
1976-08-11@ PHI114L  1-452-62530,247Carl MortonTom UnderwoodTom UnderwoodCarl MortonRon Reed463475-12
1976-08-12@ PHI115W  4-353-62530,415Frank LaCorteJim LonborgFrank LaCorteJim LonborgAdrian Devine467478-11
1976-08-13vs SLN116L  0-853-63512,953 Dick RuthvenPete FalconePete FalconeDick Ruthven 467486-19
1976-08-14vs SLN117L  0-453-64514,467 Andy MessersmithEric RasmussenEric RasmussenAndy Messersmith 467490-23
1976-08-15vs SLN118W  3-254-6457,564 Phil NiekroBob ForschPhil NiekroBob Forsch 470492-22
1976-08-16@ CIN119W  4-355-64530,276Carl MortonFred NormanCarl MortonFred NormanAdrian Devine474495-21
1976-08-17@ CIN120W  3-256-64530,890Frank LaCorteSanto AlcalaAdrian DevineManny Sarmiento 477497-20
1976-08-18@ CIN121L  1-456-65529,065Dick RuthvenJack BillinghamJack BillinghamDick Ruthven 478501-23
1976-08-19@ CIN122L  2-356-66529,718Andy MessersmithPat ZachryPedro BorbonAdrian Devine 480504-24
1976-08-20@ SLN123L  4-656-67514,287Phil NiekroEric RasmussenEric RasmussenPhil NiekroBill Greif484510-26
1976-08-21@ SLN124W  6-257-67518,032Carl MortonBob ForschCarl MortonBob ForschAdrian Devine490512-22
1976-08-22@ SLN125L  0-857-68522,109Frank LaCorteLynn McGlothenLynn McGlothenFrank LaCorte 490520-30
1976-08-23vs PHI126L  2-457-69511,600 Dick RuthvenJim LonborgJim LonborgDick RuthvenTug McGraw492524-32
1976-08-24vs PHI127L  3-1457-70525,156 Andy MessersmithSteve CarltonSteve CarltonAndy Messersmith 495538-43
1976-08-25vs PHI128W  5-158-7057,514 Phil NiekroLarry ChristensonPhil NiekroLarry Christenson 500539-39
1976-08-27@ CHN129L  4-958-7158,131Frank LaCorteBill BonhamBill BonhamFrank LaCorte 504548-44
1976-08-28@ CHN130L  2-558-72515,374Dick RuthvenSteve RenkoSteve RenkoDick RuthvenBruce Sutter506553-47
1976-08-29@ CHN131L  2-358-73518,811Phil NiekroRay BurrisRay BurrisPhil Niekro 508556-48
1976-08-31vs CHN132W  5-359-7352,634 Frank LaCorteRick ReuschelFrank LaCorteRick ReuschelAdrian Devine513559-46
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-09-01vs CHN133L  5-759-7451,729 Dick RuthvenBill BonhamDarold KnowlesBuzz CapraPaul Reuschel518566-48
1976-09-03vs CIN134L  5-1059-7558,140 Phil NiekroJack BillinghamRawly EastwickAdrian Devine 523576-53
1976-09-04vs CIN135L  1-559-76515,252 Frank LaCortePat ZachryPat ZachryFrank LaCorte 524581-57
1976-09-05vs CIN136L  4-659-77614,103 Dick RuthvenDon GullettManny SarmientoDick RuthvenPedro Borbon528587-59
1976-09-06@ SFN137L  3-459-7864,513Bruce Dal CantonJohn D'AcquistoGary LavelleBruce Dal CantonMike Caldwell531591-60
1976-09-07@ SFN138L  3-659-7961,452Phil NiekroJim BarrJim BarrPhil NiekroTommy Toms534597-63
1976-09-08@ SDN139W  3-160-7964,649Frank LaCorteTom GriffinMax LeonJerry Johnson 537598-61
1976-09-09@ SDN140L  3-460-8063,025Dick RuthvenBrent StromButch MetzgerMike Beard 540602-62
1976-09-12@ LAN141W  3-261-8160Phil NiekroDoug RauAdrian DevineCharlie HoughMax Leon543604-61
1976-09-12@ LAN142L  0-261-81625,051Roger MoretDon SuttonDon SuttonRoger Moret 543606-63
1976-09-13@ LAN143W  5-162-8260Frank LaCorteBurt HootonFrank LaCorteBurt Hooton 548607-59
1976-09-13@ LAN144L  3-462-8266,559Jamie EasterlyRick RhodenRick RhodenMax LeonCharlie Hough551611-60
1976-09-14vs HOU145L  3-463-8360 Dick RuthvenMark LemongelloMark LemongelloDick RuthvenKen Forsch554615-61
1976-09-14vs HOU146W  4-363-836970 Al AutryBo McLaughlinAl AutryBo McLaughlinAdrian Devine558618-60
1976-09-15vs HOU147L  3-463-8461,145 Rick CampDan LarsonDan LarsonRick Camp 561622-61
1976-09-16vs HOU148W  5-364-8463,990 Phil NiekroJoaquin AndujarPhil NiekroJoaquin AndujarAdrian Devine566625-59
1976-09-17vs LAN149W  1-065-8560 Frank LaCorteDon SuttonAdrian DevineCharlie Hough 567625-58
1976-09-17vs LAN150L  7-1165-8563,562 Roger MoretBurt HootonBurt HootonRoger Moret 574636-62
1976-09-18vs LAN151W  5-266-8565,165 Jamie EasterlyDennis LewallynJamie EasterlyDennis LewallynMax Leon579638-59
1976-09-19vs LAN152L  1-866-8666,321 Dick RuthvenTommy JohnTommy JohnDick Ruthven 580646-66
1976-09-21@ HOU153W  6-267-8663,637Phil NiekroDan LarsonPhil NiekroDan Larson 586648-62
1976-09-22@ HOU154L  2-567-8763,849Frank LaCorteJoaquin AndujarJoaquin AndujarFrank LaCorte 588653-65
1976-09-24vs SDN155L  4-667-8861,366 Jamie EasterlyRandy JonesRandy JonesAdrian DevineButch Metzger592659-67
1976-09-25vs SDN156W  11-868-8861,734 Dick RuthvenBob OwchinkoDick RuthvenBob OwchinkoAdrian Devine603667-64
1976-09-26vs SDN157W  10-469-8864,642 Phil NiekroRick SawyerAdrian DevineButch Metzger 613671-58
1976-09-28vs SFN158L  1-469-8961,306 Frank LaCorteBob KnepperBob KnepperFrank LaCorteGary Lavelle614675-61
1976-09-29vs SFN159L  0-969-9061,369 Jamie EasterlyJohn MontefuscoJohn MontefuscoJamie Easterly 614684-70
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-10-01@ CIN160L  2-569-91620,647Dick RuthvenGary NolanGary NolanDick Ruthven 616689-73
1976-10-02@ CIN161W  3-070-91630,091Phil NiekroPat ZachryPhil NiekroPat Zachry 619689-70
1976-10-03@ CIN162L  1-1170-92647,313Frank LaCorteJack BillinghamDon GullettFrank LaCorte 620700-80


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