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Sunday April 30,1978This 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 1978-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays9California Angels3BoxJerry GarvinChris Knapp(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Chicago White Sox7BoxScott McGregorPablo Torrealba(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Kansas City Royals3BoxRich GaleMike CaldwellSteve Mingori
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins2BoxRich GossageMac Scarce(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics2BoxElias SosaRick Wise(none)
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners4BoxEnrique RomoSteve Foucault(none)
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers2BoxFergie JenkinsBill Campbell(none)
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves5BoxBruce SutterAdrian Devine(none)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros1BoxRudy MayMark LemongelloStan Bahnsen
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets6BoxPat ZachryTom HumeSkip Lockwood
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies11BoxRandy LerchRandy Jones(none)
San Francisco Giants7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob KnepperBert Blyleven(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn UrreaDon SuttonPete Vuckovich

Standings as of 1978-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Detroit Tigers18135.722--9774238-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1447371.507
2510Boston Red Sox20119.5503.011699173-78-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1438855.615
3611New York Yankees19109.5263.56465-15-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1449054.625
4817Milwaukee Brewers20911.4505.0117105123-106-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1428458.592
61020Cleveland Indians19811.4215.5857965-93-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1406179.436
5919Baltimore Orioles19811.4215.580110-304-64-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1428260.577
71121Toronto Blue Jays21813.3816.582103-214-64-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1405189.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics21165.762--7351226-210-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1415388.376
222Kansas City Royals19145.7371.08863256-38-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1437865.545
344California Angels21147.6672.08063175-29-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1417368.518
4714Texas Rangers19910.4746.06783-161-68-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1437865.545
61323Minnesota Twins24816.3339.5104107-35-83-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1386573.471
51224Chicago White Sox18612.3338.57787-101-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1436578.455
71425Seattle Mariners26818.30810.584125-414-84-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1344886.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies17107.588--9059313-47-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1458065.552
248Montreal Expos19118.579--787445-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1436578.455
359Chicago Cubs20119.5500.57084-146-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1426874.479
4612Pittsburgh Pirates19109.5261.08390-74-56-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1427864.549
5815New York Mets221012.4552.56578-135-45-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1405684.400
61018St. Louis Cardinals21912.4293.0908913-66-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1416081.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Los Angeles Dodgers20137.650--11273397-46-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1428260.577
226Cincinnati Reds21138.6190.511993267-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1407961.564
3713San Francisco Giants201010.5003.0727116-54-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1427963.556
4916Houston Astros221012.4554.08196-153-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1406476.457
51122San Diego Padres19712.3685.56080-203-84-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1437766.538
61226Atlanta Braves20614.3007.05790-332-74-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1426379.444