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Baseball on Saturday, May 08, 1976

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Kansas City Royals6Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis Leonard (1-1)Ken Holtzman (2-2)BAL  L May 2 (3)  KCA  J Mayberry (1)John Mayberry (29.1)
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox5Box G1Steve Hargan (1-0)Dick Pole (0-1)TEX  R Howell (1)Roy Howell (30.7)
Texas Rangers12Boston Red Sox4Box G2Jim Umbarger (3-1)Luis Tiant (3-2)TEX  T Harrah (3)Len Randle (20.3)
Cleveland Indians3California Angels4BoxJim Brewer (3-0)Tom Buskey (1-2)CLE  G Hendrick (5)Bruce Bochte (112.8)
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers7BoxVern Ruhle (2-0)Bart Johnson (1-3)NoneAlex Johnson (21.2)
Minnesota Twins13Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJoe Decker (2-2)Bill Travers (2-1)MIN  C Kusick (2)George Scott (26.0)
New York Yankees8Oakland Athletics4BoxDick Tidrow (2-0)Jim Todd (1-1)NYA  J Mason (1)  OAK  P Garner (1)Roy White (68.6)
Cincinnati Reds14Chicago Cubs4BoxSanto Alcala (1-0)Rick Reuschel (1-3)CHN  B Madlock (2)Champ Summers (22.1)
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos7BoxWoodie Fryman (3-2)John D'Acquisto (0-2)MON  P Mangual (1)  SFN  K Reitz (2)Larry Parrish (26.7)
San Diego Padres2New York Mets7BoxMickey Lolich (2-3)Rich Folkers (0-1)NoneDave Kingman (25.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxGene Garber (1-0)Tommy John (1-2)PHI  G Luzinski (3)Dusty Baker (18.4)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDoc Medich (2-3)Phil Niekro (3-2)ATL  L Lacy (1)  PIT  A Oliver (3)Richie Hebner (7.8)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxLynn McGlothen (3-3)Mike Cosgrove (1-1)NoneWillie Crawford (20.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees155.750--1166810-35-2W5Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers106.6253.062645-25-4L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers108.5564.094625-45-4W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1011.4765.5100866-64-5L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles912.4296.552802-57-7L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox613.3168.5851002-64-7L8Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers146.700--92654-210-4W7Game Log
Kansas City Royals108.5563.074725-45-4W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins910.4744.577905-74-3W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1113.4585.01041177-74-6L3Game Log
California Angels916.3607.5881144-75-9W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox611.3536.561874-72-4L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies147.667--1311028-16-6W1Game Log
New York Mets189.6673.0130826-612-3W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates149.6091.099925-69-3W5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1213.4804.0971067-85-5W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1115.4235.51351658-63-9L4Game Log
Montreal Expos814.3646.5881084-74-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1510.600--117976-79-3L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1410.5830.51531107-67-4W2Game Log
Houston Astros1314.4813.0981274-99-5L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1213.4803.01091036-66-7L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants816.3336.5911243-95-7L6Game Log
Atlanta Braves817.3207.0841164-84-9L12Game Log

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