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Saturday July 17, 1976
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American League pitching statistics through games of Saturday, July 17, 1976

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
New York        54  31  3.06   85  31  24   783   652  291  266   52  250  387
Kansas City     55  32  3.17   87  23  24   796   735  319  280   47  275  412
Baltimore       42  43  3.43   85  27  13   767   730  326  292   51  269  328
Cleveland       40  42  3.48   82  13  23   738   684  318  285   43  286  447
Texas           44  42  3.48   86  32  11   789   776  363  305   64  253  419
Oakland         45  43  3.53   88  15  19   800   777  351  314   56  248  384
Boston          41  44  3.61   85  28   9   768   784  353  308   59  219  369
California      36  54  3.70   90  31  10   803   767  380  330   57  298  536
Milwaukee       35  46  3.75   81  21  13   723   691  342  301   50  291  343
Chicago         39  46  3.78   85  26  15   778   748  361  327   42  309  434
Detroit         40  42  3.84   82  26  12   735   722  368  314   52  290  418
Minnesota       40  46  4.01   86  18  10   763   738  389  340   51  345  413

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mark Fidrych (DET)    10   2  1.60  14  12  11   0   2  112   86   23   20    5   26   49
Bill Travers (MIL)    10   6  1.91  18  18   8   0   3  132  109   38   28    8   54   76
Ken Brett (CHI)        5   4  2.52  14  11   6   2   0   93   66   27   26    3   36   44
Wayne Garland (BAL)   11   1  2.53  21   8   3   1   1  103   86   34   29    5   31   47
Ken Holtzman (NY)      8   6  2.69  19  19  10   0   3  147  141   48   44    7   42   37
Doug Bird (KC)         9   2  2.79  24  13   2   2   1  113   99   36   35   10   18   62
Jim Palmer (BAL)      12   8  2.85  24  24  13   0   3  183  150   64   58   14   60   90
Luis Tiant (BOS)      10   7  2.88  20  20  10   0   2  147  159   58   47   13   31   61
Jim Umbarger (TEX)     7   6  2.88  17  17   6   0   2  112  111   47   36    7   32   63
Frank Tanana (CAL)    11   6  2.92  19  19  14   0   1  154  131   59   50   17   36  136

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Fred Holdsworth        0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    5    0    0    0    0    0    2
Tippy Martinez         0   0  0.00   5   0   0   3   0    8    4    0    0    0    5    7
Dave Pagan             1   2  2.42   8   1   0   1   0   26   19    8    7    1    7   16
Wayne Garland         11   1  2.53  21   8   3   1   1  103   86   34   29    5   31   47
Jim Palmer            12   8  2.85  24  24  13   0   3  183  150   64   58   14   60   90
Ken Holtzman           5   4  2.86  13  13   6   0   1   98  100   34   31    4   35   25
Dyar Miller            1   2  2.96  27   0   0   5   0   49   44   17   16    2   18   21
Doyle Alexander        3   4  3.50  11   6   2   0   1   64   58   27   25    3   24   17
Ross Grimsley          2   4  3.82  15   7   0   0   0   64   68   33   27    5   16   23
Grant Jackson          1   1  5.12  13   0   0   3   0   19   19   11   11    1    9   14
Mike Cuellar           4  10  5.30  19  18   2   0   1   88  111   56   52    8   41   28
Rudy May               2   4  5.30   8   7   1   0   0   36   45   27   21    4   13   20
Mike Flanagan          0   3  5.63  10   1   0   0   0   24   26   15   15    4   10   18

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Willoughby         2   5  2.79  28   0   0   4   0   48   44   21   15    2   16   22
Rick Jones             3   0  2.80  15   7   1   0   0   61   73   22   19    1   15   29
Luis Tiant            10   7  2.88  20  20  10   0   2  147  159   58   47   13   31   61
Tom Murphy             2   3  2.92  11   0   0   0   0   25   30   14    8    1   11    9
Fergie Jenkins         8   8  3.12  21  20   9   0   2  147  133   58   51   15   31  106
Rick Wise              7   7  3.86  18  18   7   0   3  117  111   53   50   11   27   45
Reggie Cleveland       4   4  4.18  23   1   0   2   0   71   71   35   33    1   22   29
Dick Pole              4   5  4.38  18  13   1   0   0   86   88   43   42    6   36   39
Tom House              1   2  4.54  27   0   0   3   0   36   32   19   18    2   16   17
Bill Lee               0   3  7.42   7   6   0   0   0   30   43   30   25    7   14   12

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
John Verhoeven         0   0  1.93   2   0   0   0   0    5    4    1    1    0    0    3
Jim Brewer             3   1  2.70  13   0   0   2   0   20   20    7    6    0    6   16
Frank Tanana          11   6  2.92  19  19  14   0   1  154  131   59   50   17   36  136
Paul Hartzell          0   2  3.21  23   1   0   2   0   62   66   25   22    3   19   21
Gary Ross              6  11  3.30  20  18   3   0   1  131  139   58   48    7   34   70
Mickey Scott           1   0  3.48  14   0   0   2   0   21   21   10    8    2    6    5
Sid Monge              4   3  3.51  19   9   1   0   0   74   71   31   29    7   31   22
Nolan Ryan             7  11  3.68  22  22  11   0   3  149  105   65   61    7  100  174
Don Kirkwood           2   7  4.60  18  17   2   0   0   94  108   57   48    7   26   47
Andy Hassler           0   6  5.13  14   4   0   0   0   47   50   31   27    3   17   16
Dick Drago             2   7  5.67  29   0   0   4   0   40   43   27   25    2   17   22
Steve Dunning          0   0  7.50   4   0   0   0   0    6    9    9    5    2    6    4

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Wilbur Wood            4   3  2.24   7   7   5   0   1   56   51   24   14    3   11   31
Clay Carroll           3   4  2.50  20   0   0   6   0   58   49   20   16    0   16   32
Ken Brett              5   4  2.58  12  11   6   1   0   91   64   27   26    3   36   43
Dave Hamilton          4   4  2.62  26   1   0   6   0   58   47   18   17    2   26   38
Rich Gossage           5   8  3.22  16  15   8   0   0  123  105   48   44    8   48   80
Pete Vuckovich         6   2  3.86  17   6   1   0   0   68   72   29   29    2   30   34
Terry Forster          1   6  4.02  17  11   1   1   0   72   79   33   32    2   30   49
Jim Otten              0   0  4.50   2   0   0   0   0    6    9    6    3    0    2    3
Bart Johnson           8   8  4.58  18  18   3   0   2  114  115   62   58    9   42   53
Francisco Barrios      1   3  5.12  17   7   2   1   0   65   71   40   37    8   21   36
Chris Knapp            0   1  5.52   5   2   0   0   0   15   17   10    9    1   15   12
Jesse Jefferson        2   3  6.80  11   7   0   0   0   45   56   36   34    1   27   20
Blue Moon Odom         0   0  9.00   2   0   0   0   0    3    4    3    3    1    1    1
Jack Kucek             0   0  9.64   2   0   0   0   0    5    9    5    5    2    4    2

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Stan Thomas            1   1  2.01  23   0   0   4   0   45   30   12   10    3   23   23
Dave LaRoche           0   2  2.14  28   0   0  10   0   42   27   10   10    1   25   45
Jim Kern               6   2  2.45  25   2   0   6   0   66   48   24   18    0   32   60
Tom Buskey             2   3  3.00  23   0   0   0   0   48   43   19   16    6   15   17
Jackie Brown           7   5  3.02  19  16   5   0   2  125  115   48   42    8   34   69
Pat Dobson            11   7  3.43  20  20   5   0   0  129  116   56   49   10   39   66
Jim Bibby              4   2  3.54  18   5   0   1   0   61   67   26   24    1   24   36
Rick Waits             3   4  3.69  11   8   1   0   1   46   51   20   19    2   21   27
Don Hood               2   5  4.44  18   6   0   1   0   49   56   25   24    4   21   22
Dennis Eckersley       4   8  4.93  18  16   2   1   1   80   72   47   44    5   42   63
Fritz Peterson         0   3  5.55   9   9   0   0   0   47   59   31   29    3   10   19

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mark Fidrych          10   2  1.60  14  12  11   0   2  112   86   23   20    5   26   49
John Hiller            8   4  3.15  33   0   0   7   0   66   49   25   23    5   41   72
Dave Roberts           9   8  3.49  18  18  10   0   2  137  120   56   53    8   33   45
Vern Ruhle             5   6  3.64  18  18   3   0   0  116  123   56   47   11   36   62
Dave Lemanczyk         1   1  3.71   4   2   0   0   0   17   21    7    7    1    5   11
Frank MacCormack       0   3  4.15   5   5   0   0   0   26   27   15   12    1   21   13
Bill Laxton            0   4  4.84  11   3   0   2   0   48   38   30   26    9   22   39
Joe Coleman            2   5  4.86  12  12   1   0   0   67   80   44   36    1   34   38
Ray Bare               3   5  5.00  16  11   1   0   1   67   82   49   37    6   30   34
Jim Crawford           0   3  5.45  16   1   0   1   0   40   50   29   24    1   17   30
Steve Grilli           2   1  6.53  21   0   0   2   0   40   46   34   29    4   25   25

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Andy Hassler           0   0  0.00   3   2   0   0   0   14    9    1    0    0    6    8
Ray Sadecki            0   0  0.00   3   0   0   0   0    5    7    0    0    0    3    1
Steve Mingori          3   1  2.45  27   0   0   8   0   48   42   14   13    1   10   23
Mark Littell           6   3  2.56  31   1   0   8   0   56   45   18   16    1   31   52
Marty Pattin           2   8  2.76  29   1   0   5   0   42   34   14   13    4   15   29
Doug Bird              9   2  2.79  24  13   2   2   1  113   99   36   35   10   18   62
Dennis Leonard        10   3  3.01  18  18  10   0   1  152  137   56   51    9   44   94
Al Fitzmorris         11   5  3.13  20  19   5   0   1  127  133   53   44    3   31   44
Paul Splittorff       10   6  3.66  21  20   5   0   1  140  145   65   57   10   49   50
Tom Hall               1   1  3.86  18   0   0   1   0   19   14   10    8    2    9   16
Steve Busby            3   3  4.40  13  13   1   0   0   72   58   42   35    7   49   29
Larry Gura             0   0  7.50   4   0   0   0   0    6   11    7    5    0    4    1
Bob McClure            0   0 11.57   5   0   0   0   0    2    1    3    3    0    6    3

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Danny Frisella         2   0  1.56  11   0   0   3   0   17    7    4    3    0   14   14
Bill Travers          10   6  1.91  18  18   8   0   3  132  109   38   28    8   54   76
Jim Slaton            10   7  3.39  21  21   7   0   2  165  151   66   62    9   52   79
Jim Colborn            6  10  3.89  19  19   5   0   0  127  122   59   55   14   29   61
Jerry Augustine        2   7  3.89  24   9   0   0   0   69   69   34   30    6   26   28
Eduardo Rodriguez      2   5  4.30  31   0   0   8   0   44   34   24   21    3   22   23
Pete Broberg           1   7  4.39  13  11   1   0   0   66   62   40   32    3   50   19
Bill Castro            2   0  4.82  13   0   0   1   0   28   31   15   15    2    6   10
Rick Austin            0   0  5.06   3   0   0   0   0    5   10    3    3    1    0    3
Tom Hausman            0   0  5.40   3   0   0   0   0    3    3    2    2    0    3    1
Ray Sadecki            0   0  5.87  17   0   0   0   0   15   19   12   10    2   10   14
Bill Champion          0   1  7.03  10   3   0   0   0   24   35   20   19    0   13    8
Ed Sprague             0   2  7.04   3   0   0   0   0    8   14    7    6    0    3    0
Tom Murphy             0   1  7.36  15   0   0   1   0   18   25   18   15    2    9    7

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Eddie Bane             2   2  1.98   4   4   0   0   0   27   23   10    6    0   11    8
Tom Burgmeier          3   0  2.22  30   0   0   0   0   53   46   14   13    5   14   18
Bert Blyleven          4   5  3.12  12  12   4   0   0   95  101   39   33    3   35   75
Bill Campbell         10   2  3.20  40   0   0   8   0   90   76   36   32    5   38   60
Vic Albury             2   1  3.38  13   0   0   0   0   32   27   14   12    0   16   13
Dave Goltz             7   8  3.97  21  20   9   0   1  138  138   70   61    9   49   72
Bill Singer            4   4  4.30  10  10   3   0   1   67   63   34   32    5   32   27
Steve Luebber          0   2  4.56  24   2   0   2   0   49   43   25   25    5   26   20
Pete Redfern           2   6  4.82  11  11   0   0   0   52   45   32   28    4   29   30
Joe Decker             2   7  5.28  13  12   0   0   0   58   60   37   34    3   51   35
Jim Hughes             4   9  5.58  17  15   2   0   0   92  103   69   57   12   40   49
Mike Pazik             0   0  7.00   5   0   0   0   0    9   13    9    7    0    4    6

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Brett              0   0  0.00   2   0   0   1   0    2    2    0    0    0    0    1
Tippy Martinez         2   0  1.93  11   0   0   2   0   28   18    6    6    1   14   14
Sparky Lyle            6   5  2.20  42   0   0  17   0   74   61   23   18    3   24   46
Dave Pagan             1   1  2.28   7   2   1   0   0   24   18    7    6    0    4   13
Ken Holtzman           3   2  2.36   6   6   4   0   2   50   41   14   13    3    7   12
Grant Jackson          1   0  2.79   6   0   0   0   0   10    9    3    3    0    4    5
Dick Tidrow            3   0  2.93  24   2   0   4   0   46   45   16   15    2   16   34
Dock Ellis            11   4  3.14  18  18   5   0   1  118  100   42   41    9   47   41
Ed Figueroa           11   6  3.18  20  20   7   0   3  147  127   58   52    6   53   72
Catfish Hunter        11   8  3.34  21  21  12   0   2  183  144   72   68   19   45   99
Doyle Alexander        1   2  3.48   5   5   0   0   0   34   34   14   13    3    8   12
Rudy May               4   3  3.57  11  11   2   0   1   68   49   32   27    5   28   38
Ron Guidry             0   0 108.0   1   0   0   0   0    0    4    4    4    1    0    0

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rollie Fingers         5   6  2.56  39   0   0  13   0   70   56   22   20    3   21   68
Paul Lindblad          4   2  2.66  36   0   0   3   0   64   55   22   19    2   13   18
Vida Blue              7   8  3.00  19  19   6   0   2  138  142   56   46    2   36   68
Mike Torrez            8   9  3.32  23  23   4   0   0  144  132   64   53   11   60   58
Dick Bosman            2   0  3.32  15   7   0   0   0   62   61   23   23    5   11   18
Stan Bahnsen           4   2  3.33  19   9   1   0   1   84   77   32   31    7   25   52
Mike Norris            3   2  3.97  14  10   1   0   1   59   52   27   26    6   29   26
Jim Todd               6   7  4.09  32   0   0   3   0   55   50   29   25    4   26   16
Paul Mitchell          5   5  5.05  15  15   3   0   0   87  108   53   49   11   22   44
Glenn Abbott           1   2  5.50  11   5   0   0   0   36   44   23   22    5    5   16

 Texas                 W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jeff Terpko            2   1  2.05  16   0   0   0   0   31   28    8    7    1   15   15
Steve Foucault         7   5  2.82  28   0   0   5   0   51   45   19   16    7   11   25
Jim Umbarger           7   6  2.88  17  17   6   0   2  112  111   47   36    7   32   63
Mike Bacsik            0   1  2.91   6   0   0   0   0   22   22   10    7    2   11    6
Bert Blyleven          2   7  3.08   9   9   6   0   2   79   75   29   27    5   17   55
Nelson Briles          7   5  3.27  17  17   5   0   1  124  122   55   45   14   26   58
Steve Hargan           3   2  3.39  17   3   0   0   0   58   58   29   22    4   22   32
Bill Singer            4   1  3.48  10  10   2   0   1   65   56   31   25    4   27   34
Gaylord Perry          9   7  3.49  19  19  10   0   0  142  131   56   55    7   37   91
Fritz Peterson         1   0  3.60   4   2   0   0   0   15   21    7    6    0    7    4
Joe Hoerner            0   2  4.30  24   0   0   6   0   23   27   13   11    1   10    9
Steve Barr             2   5  5.59  15   9   3   0   0   56   60   44   35    9   34   21
Stan Perzanowski       0   0 10.03   5   0   0   0   0   12   20   15   13    3    4    6

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League Leaders

Wins:

  J. Palmer (BAL)          12
  P. Dobson (CLE)          11
  D. Ellis (NY)            11
  E. Figueroa (NY)         11
  A. Fitzmorris (KC)       11
  W. Garland (BAL)         11
  C. Hunter (NY)           11
  F. Tanana (CAL)          11
  B. Campbell (MIN)        10
  M. Fidrych (DET)         10

Losses:

  B. Blyleven (TEX)        12
  G. Ross (CAL)            11
  N. Ryan (CAL)            11
  J. Colborn (MIL)         10
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         10
  J. Hughes (MIN)           9
  M. Torrez (OAK)           9
  V. Blue (OAK)             8
  D. Eckersley (CLE)        8
  D. Goltz (MIN)            8

Complete Games:

  F. Tanana (CAL)          14
  J. Palmer (BAL)          13
  C. Hunter (NY)           12
  M. Fidrych (DET)         11
  N. Ryan (CAL)            11
  B. Blyleven (TEX)        10
  K. Holtzman (NY)         10
  D. Leonard (KC)          10
  G. Perry (TEX)           10
  D. Roberts (DET)         10

Saves:

  S. Lyle (NY)             17
  R. Fingers (OAK)         13
  D. LaRoche (CLE)         10
  B. Campbell (MIN)         8
  M. Littell (KC)           8
  S. Mingori (KC)           8
  E. Rodriguez (MIL)        8
  J. Hiller (DET)           7
  C. Carroll (CHI)          6
  D. Hamilton (CHI)         6

Shutouts:

  E. Figueroa (NY)          3
  K. Holtzman (NY)          3
  J. Palmer (BAL)           3
  N. Ryan (CAL)             3
  B. Travers (MIL)          3
  R. Wise (BOS)             3
  V. Blue (OAK)             2
  B. Blyleven (TEX)         2
  J. Brown (CLE)            2
  M. Fidrych (DET)          2

Innings Pitched:

  C. Hunter (NY)        183.1
  J. Palmer (BAL)       183.0
  B. Blyleven (TEX)     174.1
  J. Slaton (MIL)       164.2
  F. Tanana (CAL)       154.1
  D. Leonard (KC)       152.1
  N. Ryan (CAL)         149.1
  E. Figueroa (NY)      147.1
  K. Holtzman (NY)      147.1
  F. Jenkins (BOS)      147.0

Hits:

  B. Blyleven (TEX)       176
  L. Tiant (BOS)          159
  J. Slaton (MIL)         151
  J. Palmer (BAL)         150
  P. Splittorff (KC)      145
  C. Hunter (NY)          144
  V. Blue (OAK)           142
  K. Holtzman (NY)        141
  G. Ross (CAL)           139
  D. Goltz (MIN)          138

Runs:

  C. Hunter (NY)           72
  D. Goltz (MIN)           70
  J. Hughes (MIN)          69
  B. Blyleven (TEX)        68
  J. Slaton (MIL)          66
  N. Ryan (CAL)            65
  B. Singer (MIN)          65
  P. Splittorff (KC)       65
  J. Palmer (BAL)          64
  M. Torrez (OAK)          64

Home Runs:

  C. Hunter (NY)           19
  F. Tanana (CAL)          17
  F. Jenkins (BOS)         15
  N. Briles (TEX)          14
  J. Colborn (MIL)         14
  J. Palmer (BAL)          14
  L. Tiant (BOS)           13
  J. Hughes (MIN)          12
  P. Mitchell (OAK)        11
  V. Ruhle (DET)           11

Walks:

  N. Ryan (CAL)           100
  J. Palmer (BAL)          60
  M. Torrez (OAK)          60
  B. Singer (MIN)          59
  B. Travers (MIL)         54
  E. Figueroa (NY)         53
  B. Blyleven (TEX)        52
  J. Slaton (MIL)          52
  J. Decker (MIN)          51
  P. Broberg (MIL)         50

Strikeouts:

  N. Ryan (CAL)           174
  F. Tanana (CAL)         136
  B. Blyleven (TEX)       130
  F. Jenkins (BOS)        106
  C. Hunter (NY)           99
  D. Leonard (KC)          94
  G. Perry (TEX)           91
  J. Palmer (BAL)          90
  R. Gossage (CHI)         80
  J. Slaton (MIL)          79


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