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Baseball on Tuesday, August 31, 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 Royals3Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim Palmer (19-11)Marty Pattin (6-11)NoneLee May (25.1)
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox3BoxNelson Briles (9-8)Reggie Cleveland (7-7)TEX  T Grieve (13)Tom Grieve (30.3)
Detroit Tigers3California Angels6BoxNolan Ryan (11-17)Vern Ruhle (8-10)CAL  T Solaita (7)Rusty Torres (26.1)
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox2BoxJim Kern (9-7)Dave Hamilton (6-6)NoneJim Spencer (28.9)
Milwaukee Brewers0Minnesota Twins4Box G1Dave Goltz (11-13)Bill Travers (15-11)MIN  S Brye (2)Steve Brye (30.8)
Milwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins3Box G2Jim Slaton (14-11)Bill Campbell (13-4)MIN  L Bostock (4)Von Joshua (33.2)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics1BoxDoyle Alexander (10-8)Stan Bahnsen (7-4)NYA  G Nettles (23)Graig Nettles (39.8)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves5BoxFrank LaCorte (2-8)Rick Reuschel (11-10)CHN  R Monday (25)Ken Henderson (25.5)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros3BoxJ.R. Richard (16-13)Tug McGraw (6-6)NoneBob Watson (45.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos1BoxDoug Rau (13-10)Woodie Fryman (10-10)MON  A Thornton (11)Bill Russell (16.9)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets6BoxSkip Lockwood (7-7)Ed Halicki (11-14)SFN  G Matthews (16)Bruce Boisclair (42.6)
San Diego Padres0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJerry Reuss (12-7)Randy Jones (20-10)PIT  D Parker (9)Bob Robertson (15.3)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxPedro Borbon (4-2)Pete Falcone (11-12)SLN  K Hernandez (3)Cesar Geronimo (42.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7949.617--60446442-2137-28W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6861.52711.549449536-2832-33W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6663.51213.551050031-3535-28W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox6268.47718.056755327-3835-30L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6169.46919.050657829-3532-34L4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5869.45720.546450726-3732-32W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7853.595--61548335-3143-22L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics7061.5348.056951028-3842-23L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6469.48115.058060829-3835-31L1Game Log
Texas Rangers6071.45818.051854027-3733-34W1Game Log
California Angels5874.43920.545554829-3829-36W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5774.43521.049859427-3930-35L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies8248.631--64745940-2343-24L5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7257.5589.556953436-2736-30W5Game Log
New York Mets6664.50816.048343133-3433-30W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6072.45523.051862127-4033-32L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5670.44424.049951727-3429-36L1Game Log
Montreal Expos4381.34736.041156423-4420-37L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8449.632--72952243-2241-27W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7456.5698.550346432-3242-24W2Game Log
Houston Astros6867.50417.053356228-3839-30W6Game Log
San Diego Padres6370.47421.048054426-3937-31L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5973.44724.551355931-3728-36W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5676.42427.547157924-4332-33L4Game Log

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