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Tuesday August 31, 1976
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Sports headlines for Tuesday August 31, 1976:




Today's baseball transactions:

   • Tigers placed Bill Freehan on the disabled list




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   1976 MLB team and player statistics as of this date:

   American League Batting / American League Pitching            MLB standings as of this date
   National League Batting / National League Pitching

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Kansas City Royals (78-53) 3 10 2 5
Baltimore Orioles (68-61) 4 6 0 6
Win: Jim Palmer (19-11)   Loss: Marty Pattin (6-11)   Save: Dyar Miller (6)
T: 2:49   Att: 8,661 at Memorial Stadium Boxscore

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Texas Rangers (60-71) 8 10 0 7
Boston Red Sox (62-68) 3 11 3 11
Win: Nelson Briles (9-8)   Loss: Reggie Cleveland (7-7)
T: 3:03   Att: 18,145 at Fenway Park Boxscore

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Detroit Tigers (61-69) 3 8 1 9
California Angels (58-74) 6 12 1 5
Win: Nolan Ryan (11-17)   Loss: Vern Ruhle (8-10)
T: 2:21   Att: 8,542 at Anaheim Stadium Boxscore

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Cleveland Indians (66-63) 4 10 1 9
Chicago White Sox (57-74) 2 11 0 10
Win: Jim Kern (9-7)   Loss: Dave Hamilton (6-6)   Save: Dave LaRoche (15)
T: 3:11   Att: 10,852 at Comiskey Park Boxscore

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Milwaukee Brewers (57-69) 0 2 1 3
Minnesota Twins (64-68) 4 7 0 6
Win: Dave Goltz (11-13)   Loss: Bill Travers (15-11)
1st game of doubleheader T: 2:06 Boxscore

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Milwaukee Brewers (58-69) 6 9 1 6
Minnesota Twins (64-69) 3 5 1 3
Win: Jim Slaton (14-11)   Loss: Bill Campbell (13-4)
2nd game of doubleheader T: 2:09   Att: 6,987 at Metropolitan Stadium Boxscore

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New York Yankees (79-49) 2 9 0 7
Oakland A's (70-61) 1 3 0 6
Win: Doyle Alexander (10-8)   Loss: Stan Bahnsen (7-4)
T: 2:34   Att: 6,408 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Boxscore

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Chicago Cubs (60-72) 3 11 3 12
Atlanta Braves (59-73) 5 8 1 7
Win: Frank LaCorte (2-8)   Loss: Rick Reuschel (11-10)   Save: Adrian Devine (6)
T: 2:21   Att: 2,634 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Boxscore

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Philadelphia Phillies (83-47) 2 7 1 7
Houston Astros (67-68) 3 7 2 8
Win: J.R. Richard (16-13)   Loss: Tug McGraw (6-6)
T: 2:13   Att: 6,881 at The Astrodome Boxscore

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Los Angeles Dodgers (74-56) 5 12 0 11
Montreal Expos (43-81) 1 7 1 9
Win: Doug Rau (13-10)   Loss: Woodie Fryman (10-10)   Save: Charlie Hough (11)
T: 2:23   Att: 9,369 at Parc Jarry Boxscore

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San Francisco Giants (56-76) 2 8 3 6
New York Mets (66-64) 6 12 0 7
Win: Skip Lockwood (7-7)   Loss: Ed Halicki (11-14)
T: 2:18   Att: 14,788 at Shea Stadium Boxscore

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San Diego Padres (63-70) 0 4 0 4
Pittsburgh Pirates (72-57) 3 6 0 6
Win: Jerry Reuss (12-7)   Loss: Randy Jones (20-10)
T: 1:46   Att: 9,674 at Three Rivers Stadium Boxscore

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Cincinnati Reds (84-49) 6 7 1 5
St. Louis Cardinals (56-70) 5 13 1 7
Win: Pedro Borbon (4-2)   Loss: Pete Falcone (11-12)   Save: Rawly Eastwick (19)
T: 2:29   Att: 14,685 at Busch Stadium Boxscore

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