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Thursday April 27,1978This 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 1978-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1California Angels5BoxFrank TananaJim Todd(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Kansas City Royals7BoxBalor MooreDoug BirdMike Willis
Minnesota Twins6Oakland Athletics1BoxGary SerumAlan Wirth(none)
Cleveland Indians1Texas Rangers3BoxJon MatlackRick WaitsLen Barker
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves3BoxVida BlueDick Ruthven(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers15114.733--8466186-25-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1477572.510
256Boston Red Sox17116.6471.011088223-48-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1468858.603
3610Milwaukee Brewers1798.5293.010984253-76-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1458461.579
4713New York Yankees1688.5003.55759-23-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1479255.626
5817Cleveland Indians1679.4384.5777074-73-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1436281.434
61021Toronto Blue Jays18711.3895.56990-213-44-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1435291.364
71324Baltimore Orioles16511.3136.56197-361-64-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1458560.586
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics18144.778--6443216-28-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1445589.382
234Kansas City Royals16115.6882.06755126-35-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1468165.555
345California Angels18126.6672.06750175-27-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1447569.521
4919Chicago White Sox1569.4006.56468-41-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1466581.445
51122Texas Rangers16610.3757.05677-211-65-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1468165.555
61223Minnesota Twins21714.3338.598100-25-82-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1416675.468
71425Seattle Mariners23716.3049.576112-364-83-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1374988.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
248Pittsburgh Pirates1697.563--7076-64-55-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1457966.545
139Montreal Expos1697.563--696723-46-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1466779.459
3511Chicago Cubs1798.5290.55971-124-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1457075.483
4612Philadelphia Phillies1477.5001.06951183-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1488365.561
5715New York Mets19910.4741.55155-45-44-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1435786.399
61120St. Louis Cardinals18711.3893.0848223-64-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1446282.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers17125.706--10567386-26-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1458362.572
227Cincinnati Reds18117.6111.59679175-46-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1438162.566
3814Houston Astros19910.4744.07487-133-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1436578.455
4916San Francisco Giants1789.4714.0585804-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1458164.559
51018San Diego Padres1679.4384.55259-73-54-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1467769.527
61226Atlanta Braves17512.2947.04479-352-73-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1456481.441