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Wednesday May 3,1978This 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 1978-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles1BoxDoyle AlexanderDon Stanhouse(none)
Minnesota Twins9Boston Red Sox11BoxTom BurgmeierDave JohnsonBob Stanley
Detroit Tigers7California Angels4BoxJim SlatonFrank TananaJohn Hiller
Chicago White Sox0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJerry AugustineRich Wortham(none)
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees6BoxEd FigueroaDennis LeonardRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics11BoxPete BrobergJim ClancyBob Lacey
Cleveland Indians10Seattle Mariners5BoxDon HoodByron McLaughlinDennis Kinney
Los Angeles Dodgers9Chicago Cubs5BoxDoug RauRay BurrisTerry Forster
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds12BoxFred NormanLarry Christenson(none)
Houston Astros3Montreal Expos10BoxRoss GrimsleyJ.R. Richard(none)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn D'AcquistoJim BibbyRollie Fingers
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim BarrEric Rasmussen(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers20155.750--114803410-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1427171.500
258New York Yankees22139.5913.0827665-68-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1418754.617
3610Boston Red Sox231310.5653.5137117203-710-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1408654.614
4815Cleveland Indians211011.4765.59985147-93-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1385979.428
5916Milwaukee Brewers221012.4556.0124110143-107-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1408357.593
61021Baltimore Orioles22913.4097.090122-325-74-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1398158.583
71224Toronto Blue Jays23815.3488.586116-304-84-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1385187.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics23185.783--8655316-212-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1395188.367
234Kansas City Royals22148.6363.59981186-68-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1407862.557
345California Angels23149.6094.0868065-29-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1397366.525
4714Texas Rangers201010.5006.56984-152-68-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1427765.542
51123Chicago White Sox20713.3509.58294-122-75-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1416477.454
61325Minnesota Twins25817.32011.0113118-55-93-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1376572.474
71426Seattle Mariners28820.28612.590139-494-84-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1324884.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Montreal Expos20128.600--8877115-57-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1426478.451
249Philadelphia Phillies19118.5790.510572334-57-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1437964.552
3511Chicago Cubs221210.5451.08097-176-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1406773.479
4713Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5002.096103-74-57-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1397762.554
51019New York Mets241014.4174.07489-155-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1385682.406
6918St. Louis Cardinals241014.4174.01009553-67-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1385979.428
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers22148.636--12583428-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1408159.579
226Cincinnati Reds23149.6090.5132108247-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1387860.565
3612San Francisco Giants231211.5222.57881-38-64-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1397762.554
4817Houston Astros231013.4354.584106-223-87-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1396475.460
51120San Diego Padres22913.4095.07393-205-94-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1407565.536
61222Atlanta Braves22814.3646.06899-312-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1406179.436