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Sunday May 7,1978This 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 1978-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins15Baltimore Orioles9BoxMac ScarceJim Palmer(none)
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox5BoxMike TorrezPablo Torrealba(none)
Cleveland Indians3California Angels16BoxDon AaseRick WaitsPaul Hartzell
Kansas City Royals8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxRich GaleJerry AugustineSteve Mingori
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees3BoxRich GossageLen Barker(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics0BoxMilt WilcoxMatt Keough(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners9BoxEnrique RomoMike Willis(none)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1BoxVida BlueRay BurrisGary Lavelle
Montreal Expos19Cincinnati Reds5BoxWayne TwitchellPaul Moskau(none)
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds4BoxManny SarmientoRoss GrimsleyDoug Bair
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies8BoxGene GarberCraig SwanTug McGraw
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim RookerTommy JohnKent Tekulve
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob ForschDave Freisleben(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers23176.739--125854012-45-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1396970.496
245Boston Red Sox271710.6302.0159122373-714-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1368254.603
368New York Yankees251510.6003.0958965-610-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1388553.616
4713Milwaukee Brewers251213.4806.0143121223-109-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1378156.591
5917Cleveland Indians241014.4177.5105113-87-123-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1355976.437
61020Baltimore Orioles251015.4008.0108146-385-75-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1368056.588
71325Toronto Blue Jays26818.30810.594140-464-114-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1355184.378
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics26197.731--9166256-213-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1365086.368
233California Angels26179.6542.011486285-212-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1367066.515
357Kansas City Royals251510.6003.5110100107-88-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1377760.562
4815Texas Rangers231112.4786.58297-153-88-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1397663.547
51123Seattle Mariners311120.35510.5114147-334-87-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1294584.349
61224Minnesota Twins291019.34510.5138144-67-113-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1336370.474
71426Chicago White Sox23716.30410.586108-222-105-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1386474.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Philadelphia Phillies22148.636--12983464-510-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1407664.543
2410Montreal Expos241410.5831.011595207-77-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1386276.449
3612Pittsburgh Pirates251312.5202.5107116-94-59-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1367561.551
4714Chicago Cubs251213.4803.583105-226-66-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1376770.489
5816St. Louis Cardinals271215.4444.511010193-69-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1355778.422
61222New York Mets281117.3936.093115-226-95-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1345579.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers261610.615--142954710-76-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1367957.581
239Cincinnati Reds271611.5930.5150135157-59-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1347658.567
3511San Francisco Giants251411.5601.58283-110-64-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1377562.547
51119Houston Astros251015.4005.587113-263-107-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1376473.467
6918San Diego Padres251015.4005.579103-246-114-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1377463.540
41021Atlanta Braves251015.4005.577110-332-78-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1375978.431