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Monday May 15,1978This 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 1978-05-15

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox1BoxJim BeattieRich WorthamSparky Lyle
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians2BoxJoe ColemanRick WiseElias Sosa
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers4BoxJim SlatonGlenn Abbott(none)
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals3BoxRich GaleAllen Ripley(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins9BoxMike MarshallJohn Flinn(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers8BoxFergie JenkinsBill TraversReggie Cleveland
California Angels6Toronto Blue Jays10BoxBalor MoorePaul Hartzell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. RichardJim Lonborg(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxCharlie HoughBert Blyleven(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres4BoxMark LeePete Vuckovich(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers28199.679--1551074812-47-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1346767.500
233Boston Red Sox342212.647--189143466-916-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1297752.597
356New York Yankees301812.6002.0119107127-811-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1338251.617
4816Cleveland Indians301416.4676.0127129-27-127-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1295574.426
5917Milwaukee Brewers311417.4526.5167149185-129-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1317952.603
61019Baltimore Orioles311318.4197.5132174-427-96-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1307753.592
71123Toronto Blue Jays311219.3878.5125159-344-118-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1304783.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics322210.688--10896129-513-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1304783.362
245California Angels311912.6132.5135110257-512-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1316863.519
368Kansas City Royals311813.5813.513613067-1011-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1317457.565
4712Texas Rangers291514.5175.5113118-55-810-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1337261.541
51224Seattle Mariners361224.33312.0133176-435-127-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1244480.355
61325Minnesota Twins341123.32412.0154170-167-134-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1286266.484
71426Chicago White Sox28919.32111.0103128-252-107-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1336271.466
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies291712.586--147106414-613-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1337360.549
2511Montreal Expos311714.5481.0137119188-89-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1315972.450
3613Chicago Cubs311615.5162.0116133-1710-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1316368.481
4714Pittsburgh Pirates321517.4693.5132145-136-109-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1297356.566
51020New York Mets341420.4125.5120140-209-105-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1285276.406
61221St. Louis Cardinals351421.4006.013813805-129-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1275572.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants322012.625--117108910-610-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1306961.531
239Cincinnati Reds331914.5761.5171158139-710-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1287355.570
3410Los Angeles Dodgers331914.5761.51761314510-79-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1297653.589
4815Houston Astros301416.4675.0110125-156-118-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1326072.455
5918San Diego Padres321418.4386.0104128-246-118-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1307060.538
61122Atlanta Braves301218.4007.091128-373-99-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1325775.432

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike MarshallP35.120Signed as Free Agent by Twins.