1976 Pittsburgh Pirates Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 92-70
Finished 2nd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,025,952, Avg. 14,054
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Manager: Danny Murtaugh (92-70)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1976 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1976 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1976 season with a record of 92 wins and 70 losses, finishing second in the NL's East Division.

The Pirates plated 708 runs and allowed 630 runs. Bill Robinson and Richie Zisk paced Pittsburgh with 21 home runs apiece., while Willie Stargell walloped 20 or more also. Dave Parker drove in 90 runs. Al Oliver topped all regular batters by connecting at a .323 clip. John Candelaria led the team with 16 wins, plus Jim Rooker added 15 or more wins, too Bruce Kison recorded a 3.08 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Danny Murtaugh coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 707
Regular Season Runs Against: 630

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 10, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 11, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
April 13, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 14 W 1-0 2-0 3-0
April 15, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 2-0 2-0 4-0
April 16, 1976 New York Mets 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 3-0 2-0 5-0
April 17, 1976 New York Mets 17 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 3-1 2-0 5-1
April 18, 1976 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 4-1 2-0 6-1
April 20, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 4-2 2-0 6-2
April 21, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 4-3 2-0 6-3
April 23, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Francisco Giants 7 L 4-3 2-1 6-4
April 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Francisco Giants 3 L 4-3 2-2 6-5
April 25, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Francisco Giants 0 W 4-3 3-2 7-5
April 26, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 L 4-3 3-3 7-6
April 27, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 L 4-3 3-4 7-7
April 28, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 4-3 3-5 7-8
April 30, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at San Diego Padres 3 W 4-3 4-5 8-8
May 1, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at San Diego Padres 6 W 4-3 5-5 9-8
May 2, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Diego Padres 4 L 4-3 5-6 9-9
May 4, 1976 San Francisco Giants 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 5-3 5-6 10-9
May 5, 1976 San Francisco Giants 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 6-3 5-6 11-9
May 6, 1976 San Francisco Giants 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 7-3 5-6 12-9
May 7, 1976 Atlanta Braves 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 8-3 5-6 13-9
May 8, 1976 Atlanta Braves 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 9-3 5-6 14-9
May 9, 1976 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 10-3 5-6 15-9
May 11, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 10-3 5-7 15-10
May 12, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 10-3 6-7 16-10
May 14, 1976 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 10-4 6-7 16-11
May 15, 1976 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 11-4 6-7 17-11
May 16, 1976 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 11-5 6-7 17-12
May 17, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 11-5 7-7 18-12
May 18, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 11-5 8-7 19-12
May 19, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 11-5 9-7 20-12
May 20, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 11-5 9-8 20-13
May 21, 1976 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 11-6 9-8 20-14
May 22, 1976 Chicago Cubs 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 12-6 9-8 21-14
May 23, 1976 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 13-6 9-8 22-14
May 23, 1976 Chicago Cubs 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 13-7 9-8 22-15
May 24, 1976 Montreal Expos 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 13-8 9-8 22-16
May 25, 1976 Montreal Expos 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 13-9 9-8 22-17
May 26, 1976 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 14-9 9-8 23-17
May 29, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 14-9 9-9 23-18
May 30, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 14-9 10-9 24-18
May 31, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 13 L 14-9 10-10 24-19
May 31, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 W 14-9 11-10 25-19
June 1, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 2 W 14-9 12-10 26-19
June 2, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Montreal Expos 2 W 14-9 13-10 27-19
June 3, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Montreal Expos 7 L 14-9 13-11 27-20
June 4, 1976 San Diego Padres 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 15-9 13-11 28-20
June 5, 1976 San Diego Padres 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 L 15-10 13-11 28-21
June 6, 1976 San Diego Padres 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 15-11 13-11 28-22
June 7, 1976 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 16-11 13-11 29-22
June 8, 1976 Cincinnati Reds 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 16-12 13-11 29-23
June 9, 1976 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 16-13 13-11 29-24
June 10, 1976 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 16-14 13-11 29-25
June 11, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 16-14 14-11 30-25
June 12, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 16-14 15-11 31-25
June 13, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 16-14 16-11 32-25
June 14, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Houston Astros 1 W 16-14 17-11 33-25
June 16, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Houston Astros 3 W 16-14 18-11 34-25
June 18, 1976 Houston Astros 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 17-14 18-11 35-25
June 20, 1976 Houston Astros 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 17-15 18-11 35-26
June 22, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 17-15 19-11 36-26
June 23, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 17-15 19-12 36-27
June 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 17-15 19-13 36-28
June 25, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Montreal Expos 2 W 17-15 20-13 37-28
June 26, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Montreal Expos 6 W 17-15 21-13 38-28
June 27, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Montreal Expos 4 L 17-15 21-14 38-29
June 28, 1976 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 18-15 21-14 39-29
June 29, 1976 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 19-15 21-14 40-29
June 30, 1976 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 20-15 21-14 41-29
July 2, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 21-15 21-14 42-29
July 3, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 21-16 21-14 42-30
July 4, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 22-16 21-14 43-30
July 4, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 22-17 21-14 43-31
July 5, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Atlanta Braves 8 L 22-17 21-15 43-32
July 6, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 22-17 21-16 43-33
July 7, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 22-17 22-16 44-33
July 9, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at Cincinnati Reds 12 L 22-17 22-17 44-34
July 9, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 22-17 22-18 44-35
July 10, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 22-17 23-18 45-35
July 11, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 22-17 24-18 46-35
July 15, 1976 Atlanta Braves 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 13 W 23-17 24-18 47-35
July 16, 1976 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 24-17 24-18 48-35
July 17, 1976 Atlanta Braves 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 24-18 24-18 48-36
July 18, 1976 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 L 24-19 24-18 48-37
July 19, 1976 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 24-20 24-18 48-38
July 20, 1976 Houston Astros 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 25-20 24-18 49-38
July 20, 1976 Houston Astros 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 25-21 24-18 49-39
July 21, 1976 Houston Astros 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 26-21 24-18 50-39
July 21, 1976 Houston Astros 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 27-21 24-18 51-39
July 22, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 27-21 24-19 51-40
July 23, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 11 L 27-21 24-20 51-41
July 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 L 27-21 24-21 51-42
July 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 27-21 25-21 52-42
July 25, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 13 L 27-21 25-22 52-43
July 27, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 27-21 26-22 53-43
July 28, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Mets 0 W 27-21 27-22 54-43
July 29, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 W 27-21 28-22 55-43
July 30, 1976 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 28-21 28-22 56-43
July 31, 1976 Montreal Expos 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 28-22 28-22 56-44
August 1, 1976 Montreal Expos 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 28-23 28-22 56-45
August 2, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 28-24 28-22 56-46
August 3, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 29-24 28-22 57-46
August 3, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 29-25 28-22 57-47
August 4, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 30-25 28-22 58-47
August 5, 1976 New York Mets 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 30-26 28-22 58-48
August 7, 1976 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 12 W 31-26 28-22 59-48
August 7, 1976 New York Mets 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 31-27 28-22 59-49
August 8, 1976 New York Mets 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 31-28 28-22 59-50
August 9, 1976 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 32-28 28-22 60-50
August 10, 1976 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 32-29 28-22 60-51
August 11, 1976 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 32-30 28-22 60-52
August 13, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Houston Astros 5 W 32-30 29-22 61-52
August 14, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Houston Astros 4 W 32-30 30-22 62-52
August 15, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Houston Astros 6 W 32-30 31-22 63-52
August 15, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Houston Astros 0 W 32-30 32-22 64-52
August 17, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at San Francisco Giants 7 L 32-30 32-23 64-53
August 18, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 12 at San Francisco Giants 1 W 32-30 33-23 65-53
August 19, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Francisco Giants 0 W 32-30 34-23 66-53
August 20, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 8 L 32-30 34-24 66-54
August 21, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 L 32-30 34-25 66-55
August 22, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 32-30 35-25 67-55
August 23, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at San Diego Padres 5 L 32-30 35-26 67-56
August 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Diego Padres 7 L 32-30 35-27 67-57
August 25, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Diego Padres 0 W 32-30 36-27 68-57
August 27, 1976 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 33-30 36-27 69-57
August 28, 1976 San Francisco Giants 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 34-30 36-27 70-57
August 29, 1976 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 35-30 36-27 71-57
August 31, 1976 San Diego Padres 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 36-30 36-27 72-57
September 1, 1976 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 37-30 36-27 73-57
September 2, 1976 San Diego Padres 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 38-30 36-27 74-57
September 3, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Montreal Expos 7 W 38-30 37-27 75-57
September 3, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Montreal Expos 2 W 38-30 38-27 76-57
September 4, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Montreal Expos 3 W 38-30 39-27 77-57
September 5, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Montreal Expos 1 L 38-30 39-28 77-58
September 6, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 39-30 39-28 78-58
September 6, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 40-30 39-28 79-58
September 8, 1976 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 41-30 39-28 80-58
September 10, 1976 Montreal Expos 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 41-31 39-28 80-59
September 11, 1976 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 42-31 39-28 81-59
September 12, 1976 Montreal Expos 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 43-31 39-28 82-59
September 13, 1976 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 43-32 39-28 82-60
September 14, 1976 New York Mets 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 43-33 39-28 82-61
September 15, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 43-33 40-28 83-61
September 16, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 43-33 41-28 84-61
September 17, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at New York Mets 1 W 43-33 42-28 85-61
September 18, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 6 L 43-33 42-29 85-62
September 19, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Mets 7 L 43-33 42-30 85-63
September 20, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at New York Mets 5 L 43-33 42-31 85-64
September 21, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 43-33 42-32 85-65
September 21, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 43-33 43-32 86-65
September 22, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 43-33 43-33 86-66
September 23, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 43-33 44-33 87-66
September 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 10 L 43-33 44-34 87-67
September 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 43-33 45-34 88-67
September 25, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 43-33 45-35 88-68
September 26, 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 43-33 45-36 88-69
September 28, 1976 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 44-33 45-36 89-69
September 29, 1976 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 44-34 45-36 89-70
October 2, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 45-34 45-36 90-70
October 3, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 W 46-34 45-36 91-70