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Friday April 14,1978This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1978 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1978-04-14

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezLary SorensenDon Stanhouse
Texas Rangers4Boston Red Sox5BoxDick DragoLen Barker(none)
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals3BoxPaul SplittorffRick WiseDoug Bird
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins14BoxGeoff ZahnTom House(none)
California Angels1Oakland Athletics2BoxDave HeaverloChris Knapp(none)
Detroit Tigers8Toronto Blue Jays10BoxDon KirkwoodMilt WilcoxTom Murphy
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs5BoxGuillermo HernandezJim Bibby(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Houston Astros4BoxTom HumeJoaquin AndujarDale Murray
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy JohnDick Ruthven(none)
New York Mets3Montreal Expos2BoxMardie CornejoRudy MaySkip Lockwood
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres2BoxRandy MoffittRollie Fingers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxSteve CarltonPete VuckovichTug McGraw

Standings as of 1978-04-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers651.833--5926330-15-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1568868.564
257Detroit Tigers642.6671.0332582-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1568274.526
3814Boston Red Sox633.5002.0302462-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1579661.611
4916Cleveland Indians523.4002.52123-20-12-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1546787.435
51020New York Yankees624.3333.02324-11-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1579859.624
61217Toronto Blue Jays624.3333.03038-81-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1555798.368
71425Baltimore Orioles615.1674.02154-330-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1558966.574
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals541.800--221751-13-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1578869.561
234Oakland Athletics862.7500.5181171-25-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1546391.409
346Chicago White Sox642.6670.5282800-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1556788.432
469California Angels853.6250.5212100-15-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1548272.532
5715Minnesota Twins1055.5001.55340134-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1526884.447
61118Texas Rangers624.3332.51624-80-12-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1568571.545
71324Seattle Mariners1028.2004.53050-200-52-3L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1505496.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Mets853.625--282621-04-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1546193.396
2410Philadelphia Phillies532.6000.53119121-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1578770.554
4612St. Louis Cardinals743.5710.5333211-23-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1556590.419
3711Chicago Cubs743.5710.52022-23-31-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1557580.484
5821Montreal Expos624.3332.0262512-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1567482.474
61022Pittsburgh Pirates725.2862.52034-140-42-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1548668.558
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds871.875--5633231-06-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1538568.556
225Los Angeles Dodgers752.7141.54625214-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1559065.581
3513San Francisco Giants743.5712.53031-12-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1558570.548
4919San Diego Padres624.3334.02028-82-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1568274.526
51123Houston Astros826.2505.03550-150-42-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1547282.468
61226Atlanta Braves615.1675.02141-200-11-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1566888.436

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike AndersonOF26.297Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Pat DobsonP36.061Released by Indians. 
Frank Ortenzio1B27.049Returned to Expos.