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Saturday, August 21,1976

Saturday, August 21,1976

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Oakland Athletics 2 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Reggie Cleveland Dick Bosman Tom Murphy 27,299 2:17
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Baltimore Orioles 10 Chicago White Sox 11 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dave Hamilton Mike Cuellar -- 32,607 4:24
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Minnesota Twins 7 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Hughes Mark Fidrych -- 34,760 2:45
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Kansas City Royals 6 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Marty Pattin Jim Colborn Mark Littell 17,725 2:50
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 California Angels 4 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mickey Scott Dick Tidrow -- 24,588 2:42
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Cleveland Indians 3 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Gaylord Perry Jackie Brown -- 12,696 2:35
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Chicago Cubs 3 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Rick Reuschel Fred Norman Bruce Sutter 48,781 2:13
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Bob Moose -- 42,235 1:55
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Houston Astros 4 Philadelphia Phillies 7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim Kaat J.R. Richard Ron Reed 37,756 2:23
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 New York Mets 7 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jerry Koosman Tom Griffin -- 16,888 2:15
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Montreal Expos 4 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Rob Dressler Chip Lang -- 3,647 4:16
1976 reg season 1976-08-21 Atlanta Braves 6 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Carl Morton Bob Forsch Adrian Devine 18,032 2:26
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 119 72 47 .605 0.0 553 432 121 L2 38-20 34-27 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Reds)
1976 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 10.0 456 454 2 L1 35-27 27-30 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1976 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 121 59 62 .488 14.0 478 481 -3 L2 29-35 30-27 3 6 11 -- dnq
1976 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 121 58 63 .479 15.0 472 539 -67 L2 28-31 30-32 4 7 14 -- dnq
1976 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 120 57 63 .475 15.5 494 499 -5 W2 27-38 30-25 5 9 16 -- dnq
1976 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 117 53 64 .453 18.0 427 465 -38 L2 22-35 31-29 6 10 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 121 74 47 .612 0.0 572 432 140 W2 31-25 43-22 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1976 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 9.5 539 473 66 L3 25-37 40-20 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1976 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 123 61 62 .496 14.0 535 558 -23 W2 28-32 33-30 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1976 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 16.5 488 502 -14 W2 25-34 33-30 4 8 15 -- dnq
1976 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 21.5 455 554 -99 W1 24-36 29-33 5 11 21 -- dnq
1976 AL West California Angels franchise | log 123 53 70 .431 22.0 419 499 -80 W2 27-36 26-34 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 78 42 .650 0.0 602 420 182 W1 37-17 42-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1976 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 121 66 55 .545 12.5 535 516 19 L2 34-25 32-30 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1976 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 123 62 61 .504 17.5 466 414 52 W1 31-33 31-28 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1976 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 124 56 68 .452 24.0 484 594 -110 W1 27-38 29-30 4 9 19 -- dnq
1976 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 25.0 462 492 -30 L1 25-31 27-35 5 10 20 -- dnq
1976 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 116 41 75 .353 35.0 393 534 -141 L7 21-39 20-36 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1976 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 124 79 45 .637 0.0 690 476 214 L1 42-21 37-24 1 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1976 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 122 68 54 .557 10.0 474 448 26 W6 29-31 39-23 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1976 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 19.0 504 539 -35 L1 26-36 34-30 3 6 12 -- dnq
1976 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 125 60 65 .480 19.5 462 520 -58 L3 26-38 34-27 4 7 13 -- dnq
1976 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 22.0 490 512 -22 W1 31-33 26-34 5 8 17 -- dnq
1976 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 125 54 71 .432 25.5 453 550 -97 W2 24-39 30-32 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)