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Sunday April 16,1978This 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.

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Games on 1978-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles7BoxNelson BrilesMoose HaasDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers9Baltimore Orioles2BoxAndy ReplogleScott McGregorEduardo Rodriguez
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox8BoxBob StanleyJim UmbargerTom Burgmeier
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals2BoxDennis LeonardWayne Garland(none)
Seattle Mariners8Minnesota Twins5BoxDick PoleRoger EricksonShane Rawley
Seattle Mariners7Minnesota Twins2BoxTom HouseDave Johnson(none)
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees3BoxDick TidrowKen KravecSparky Lyle
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxDave LaRocheDave HeaverloPaul Hartzell
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim CrawfordJim Clancy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs5BoxRick ReuschelDon Robinson(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros4BoxTom DixonManny Sarmiento(none)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxRick RhodenPhil Niekro(none)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos4BoxRoss GrimsleyJerry Koosman(none)
San Francisco Giants8San Diego Padres4BoxBob KnepperBob OwchinkoGary Lavelle
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob ForschRandy Lerch(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers862.750--4331124-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1548074.519
255Milwaukee Brewers963.6670.57342311-35-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1538766.569
369Boston Red Sox853.6251.05034162-33-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1559461.606
4813New York Yankees844.5002.0292631-43-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1559659.619
51019Baltimore Orioles936.3333.53768-310-53-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1528765.572
61223Cleveland Indians725.2863.52731-40-32-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1526785.441
71425Toronto Blue Jays826.2504.03648-121-41-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1535796.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals761.857--302371-15-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1558669.555
337California Angels963.6671.0232211-15-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1538172.529
246Oakland Athletics963.6671.0191361-25-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1536390.412
4716Chicago White Sox844.5002.53034-40-34-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1536786.438
5917Minnesota Twins1367.4623.0666064-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1496782.450
61121Seattle Mariners1349.3085.05063-132-62-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1475295.354
71324Texas Rangers826.2504.52644-180-32-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1548569.552
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies743.571--342682-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1558669.555
3512St. Louis Cardinals954.556--403551-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1536489.418
2611Chicago Cubs954.556--3536-13-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1537479.484
5714New York Mets1055.5000.53234-21-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1526191.401
4815Montreal Expos844.5000.5342952-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1547282.468
61020Pittsburgh Pirates936.3332.03449-151-52-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1528567.559
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers862.750--5425294-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1548965.578
224Cincinnati Reds1073.700--6043171-26-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1518566.563
338San Francisco Giants853.6251.0383533-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1548470.545
4918Houston Astros1046.4003.04554-90-44-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1527082.461
51122San Diego Padres725.2863.52436-122-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1558273.529
61226Atlanta Braves716.1434.52149-280-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1556887.439