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Friday May 12,1978This 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 1978-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodJerry AugustineJim Willoughby
California Angels3Cleveland Indians4BoxMike PaxtonNolan RyanJim Kern
Oakland Athletics10Detroit Tigers4BoxElias SosaJohn Hiller(none)
New York Yankees3Kansas City Royals4BoxDoug BirdRich Gossage(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers9BoxJon MatlackJim Palmer(none)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJesse JeffersonShane Rawley(none)
Chicago Cubs9Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDonnie MooreDon SuttonBruce Sutter
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos5BoxRoss GrimsleyRick CampStan Bahnsen
Houston Astros5New York Mets4BoxTom DixonSkip Lockwood(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBill BonhamRandy LerchPaul Moskau
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres6BoxMark LeeKent TekulveRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants9BoxVida BlueJohn Urrea(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers25178.680--1341023212-45-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1376968.504
233Boston Red Sox312011.645--178136424-816-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1327953.598
356New York Yankees271611.5932.01019475-711-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1368452.618
4815Cleveland Indians271314.4815.0120121-17-126-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1325676.424
5917Milwaukee Brewers281216.4296.5150136143-119-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1348153.604
61021Baltimore Orioles281117.3937.5118162-445-86-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1337954.594
71123Toronto Blue Jays291118.3798.0109144-354-117-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1324884.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics29209.690--10277257-413-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1334984.368
244California Angels281810.6431.512495296-312-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1346965.515
369Kansas City Royals281612.5713.512111567-109-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1347658.567
4712Texas Rangers261412.5384.5102104-25-89-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1367363.537
51224Chicago White Sox25916.3609.097113-162-107-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1366274.456
61325Seattle Mariners341123.32411.5122166-444-117-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1264581.357
71426Minnesota Twins311021.32311.0141154-137-133-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316368.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Philadelphia Phillies261610.615--13793444-512-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1367462.544
2511Montreal Expos291613.5521.5133117168-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1336073.451
3613Chicago Cubs291514.5172.5104121-179-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1336469.481
4714Pittsburgh Pirates291415.4833.5120132-125-89-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1327458.561
5816St. Louis Cardinals311417.4524.512211845-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1315576.420
61019New York Mets331419.4245.5116133-179-105-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1295277.403
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127San Francisco Giants291712.586--10195610-67-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1337261.541
238Cincinnati Reds311813.581--163148158-610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1307456.569
3410Los Angeles Dodgers301713.5670.51571134410-77-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1327854.591
4918Houston Astros281216.4294.598121-235-117-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1346272.463
51120San Diego Padres291217.4145.094119-256-116-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1337261.541
61222Atlanta Braves281117.3935.589124-352-89-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1345876.433