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Monday May 1,1978This 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 1978-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles6Boston Red Sox9BoxMike TorrezNelson BrilesBob Stanley
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees8BoxRawly EastwickPaul SplittorffSparky Lyle
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves6BoxEddie SolomonSkip Lockwood(none)
Philadelphia Phillies12Cincinnati Reds1BoxSteve CarltonTom Seaver(none)
San Diego Padres4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim BibbyRollie Fingers(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxVida BlueJohn DennyRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1978-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers18135.722--9774238-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1447371.507
259Boston Red Sox21129.5712.5125105203-79-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1428755.613
3611New York Yankees20119.5503.0726935-66-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1438954.622
4816Milwaukee Brewers20911.4505.0117105123-106-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1428458.592
5918Cleveland Indians19811.4215.5857965-93-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1406179.436
61020Baltimore Orioles20812.4006.086119-334-74-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1418259.582
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
233Kansas City Royals20146.7001.59271216-48-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1427864.549
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
71426Seattle Mariners26818.30810.584125-414-84-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1344886.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies18117.611--10260424-47-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1447965.549
248Montreal Expos19118.5790.5787445-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1436578.455
4610Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5501.09094-44-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1417764.546
3512Chicago Cubs20119.5501.07084-146-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1426874.479
5917New York Mets231013.4353.57084-145-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1395683.403
61019St. Louis Cardinals22913.4094.0919103-66-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1406080.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Los Angeles Dodgers20137.650--11273397-46-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1428260.577
237Cincinnati Reds22139.5911.0120105157-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1397960.568
3713San Francisco Giants211110.5242.5747227-54-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1417863.553
4815Houston Astros221012.4554.08196-153-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1406476.457
51122San Diego Padres20713.3506.06487-233-94-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1427765.542
61225Atlanta Braves21714.3336.56395-322-75-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1416279.440