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Monday April 24,1978This 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 1978-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Baltimore Orioles2BoxRon GuidryScott McGregor(none)
Seattle Mariners6California Angels5BoxEnrique RomoPaul HartzellShane Rawley
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox1BoxJack BillinghamKen Kravec(none)
Kansas City Royals8Texas Rangers6BoxDoug BirdReggie Cleveland(none)
Cleveland Indians4Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDon HoodDave LemanczykJim Kern
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros4BoxJoe SambitoRollie Fingers(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos5BoxRudy MayMark LittellStan Bahnsen
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets2BoxKent TekulveMardie Cornejo(none)
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies12BoxRandy LerchWoodie Fryman(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Detroit Tigers13103.769--7455195-15-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1497673.510
256Boston Red Sox15105.6671.010279232-38-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1488959.601
369Milwaukee Brewers1587.5333.010076243-75-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1478562.578
4716New York Yankees1578.4674.05356-32-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1489355.628
5817Cleveland Indians1367.4624.07059113-53-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1466383.432
61221Baltimore Orioles15510.3336.05893-351-64-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1468561.582
71122Toronto Blue Jays15510.3336.05376-231-44-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1465492.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals13112.846--5840186-25-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1498168.544
222Oakland Athletics14113.7860.54523226-25-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1485890.392
345California Angels15105.6672.05544115-25-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1477770.524
4919Chicago White Sox1358.3856.05358-51-64-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1486682.446
51020Minnesota Twins17611.3537.07881-34-52-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1456778.462
61324Seattle Mariners20614.3008.570100-303-63-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1405090.357
71425Texas Rangers13310.2318.04675-291-62-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1498465.564
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Montreal Expos1495.643--6548173-46-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1486781.453
2410Chicago Cubs1587.5331.55562-73-45-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1477176.483
3511New York Mets1798.5291.55052-25-44-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1455788.393
4712Philadelphia Phillies1266.5002.06047133-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1508466.560
5814Pittsburgh Pirates1477.5002.06775-82-55-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1478166.551
61123St. Louis Cardinals16511.3135.06578-131-64-5L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1466482.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds16115.688--9061295-46-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1458164.559
227Los Angeles Dodgers15105.6670.58761264-26-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1478562.578
3613San Francisco Giants1477.5003.0514653-24-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1488266.554
4915Houston Astros1789.4713.56982-133-75-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1456679.455
51018San Diego Padres1468.4294.04754-72-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1487870.527
61226Atlanta Braves14311.2147.03272-402-71-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1486682.446