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Thursday April 6,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-04-06

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Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners4BoxRoger EricksonDick PoleTom Johnson
Houston Astros9Cincinnati Reds11BoxPedro BorbonJ.R. RichardDave Tomlin

Standings as of 1978-04-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1717Baltimore Orioles000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1619071.559
21318Boston Red Sox000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1639964.607
7313Toronto Blue Jays000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium16159102.366
6614New York Yankees000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I16310063.613
5825Milwaukee Brewers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1629369.574
31121Cleveland Indians000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1596990.434
41022Detroit Tigers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1628676.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Seattle Mariners211.500--7700-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15855103.348
112Minnesota Twins211.500--7701-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1607288.450
71426California Angels000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1628775.537
4923Kansas City Royals000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1629270.568
556Oakland Athletics000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1626993.426
6412Texas Rangers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1628775.537
31220Chicago White Sox000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1617190.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
568Pittsburgh Pirates000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1618873.547
477Philadelphia Phillies000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1629072.556
61211St. Louis Cardinals000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1626993.426
3815New York Mets000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1626696.407
2916Montreal Expos000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1627686.469
11119Chicago Cubs000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1627983.488
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1101.000--11920-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1609169.569
224Houston Astros101.0001.0911-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1617487.460
559San Diego Padres000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1628478.519
6410San Francisco Giants000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1628973.549
41024Los Angeles Dodgers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1629567.586
335Atlanta Braves000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1626993.426


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob ColuccioOF26.187Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Terry Harmon2B-SS33.359Released by Phillies. 
Ubaldo HerediaP21.337Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Bill PlummerC31.016Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.