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Monday April 17,1978This 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 1978-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox9BoxMike TorrezRandy Stein(none)
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians6BoxRick WaitsJon Matlack(none)
Chicago White Sox9Detroit Tigers10BoxJohn HillerJim Willoughby(none)
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins2BoxPete BrobergPaul Thormodsgard(none)
Baltimore Orioles6New York Yankees1BoxMike FlanaganCatfish Hunter(none)
California Angels7Seattle Mariners3BoxFrank TananaRick Honeycutt(none)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxLarry GuraJesse JeffersonAl Hrabosky
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBill BonhamBurt Hooton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJim LonborgJohn Candelaria(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants5BoxVida BlueTommy Boggs(none)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxNino EspinosaPete FalconeSkip Lockwood

Standings as of 1978-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers972.778--5340134-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1537974.516
257Boston Red Sox963.6671.05936232-34-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1549361.604
3610Milwaukee Brewers1064.6001.57551241-45-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1528765.572
4816New York Yankees945.4443.03032-21-43-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1549658.623
51019Baltimore Orioles1046.4003.54369-261-53-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1518665.570
61120Cleveland Indians835.3753.5333120-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1516685.437
71425Toronto Blue Jays927.2225.03751-141-41-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1525795.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals871.875--332492-15-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1548569.552
245Oakland Athletics1073.7001.02615112-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1526290.408
334California Angels1073.7001.0302552-15-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1528072.526
4715Chicago White Sox945.4443.53944-50-44-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1526785.441
5917Minnesota Twins1468.4294.0686714-52-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1486781.453
61223Seattle Mariners14410.2866.05370-172-62-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1465294.356
71324Texas Rangers927.2225.52650-240-42-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1538568.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies853.625--4028123-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548569.552
2511Chicago Cubs954.5560.53536-13-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1537479.484
3612New York Mets1165.5450.5383622-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1516091.397
5713St. Louis Cardinals1055.5001.0424111-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1526488.421
4814Montreal Expos844.5001.0342952-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1547282.468
61021Pittsburgh Pirates1037.3003.03655-191-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1518566.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1183.727--6845232-26-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1508466.560
328San Francisco Giants963.6671.0433673-23-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1538370.542
236Los Angeles Dodgers963.6671.05633234-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1538964.582
4918Houston Astros1046.4003.54554-90-44-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1527082.461
51122San Diego Padres725.2864.02436-122-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1558273.529
61226Atlanta Braves817.1255.52254-320-31-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1546886.442