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Friday May 26,1978This 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 1978-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles4BoxTippy MartinezRick Wise(none)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox6BoxBill LeeMilt Wilcox(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5California Angels6BoxPaul HartzellEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox1BoxAlan WirthSteve StoneBob Lacey
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees4BoxSparky LyleJerry Garvin(none)
Seattle Mariners6Texas Rangers4BoxShane RawleyDoyle AlexanderEnrique Romo
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves4BoxPhil NiekroRandy Lerch(none)
New York Mets4Houston Astros5BoxMark LemongelloJerry KoosmanKen Forsch
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn CandelariaSteve RogersKent Tekulve
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres1BoxTom SeaverBob ShirleyDoug Bair
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants6BoxBob KnepperDoug Rau(none)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDave RobertsPete Falcone(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox442915.659--2421786412-1217-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1197049.588
223New York Yankees402614.6501.01891404912-1014-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1237449.602
346Detroit Tigers402416.6003.01951544114-910-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1226260.508
4814Milwaukee Brewers402020.5007.0206185218-1312-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1227349.598
5916Baltimore Orioles422022.4768.0161203-429-1211-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1197049.588
61020Cleveland Indians401822.4509.0156175-197-1511-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1195168.429
71324Toronto Blue Jays421527.35713.0164225-614-1311-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1194475.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels412516.610--187148399-916-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1216259.512
257Oakland Athletics422517.5950.5139135410-815-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1204476.367
3610Kansas City Royals412219.5373.0179178110-1212-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1217051.579
4711Texas Rangers412120.5124.0159164-59-1212-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1216655.545
51122Minnesota Twins431726.3959.0191200-910-147-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1195663.471
61223Seattle Mariners471730.36211.0186225-396-1311-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1133974.345
71426Chicago White Sox391227.30812.0141185-444-158-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1225963.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago Cubs392217.564--160157311-1011-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1235766.463
3612Philadelphia Phillies381919.5002.5181148336-1313-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1247153.573
2513Montreal Expos422121.5002.51691581110-1011-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1205565.458
4715Pittsburgh Pirates422022.4763.5168182-149-1311-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1196851.571
5918New York Mets442024.4554.5165183-1811-129-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1184672.390
61225St. Louis Cardinals441529.3419.5156190-345-1710-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1185464.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants412714.659--1631342911-816-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1216259.512
224Cincinnati Reds442717.6141.52221932912-815-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1176552.556
338Los Angeles Dodgers422418.5713.52171665111-1013-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1207149.592
4817Houston Astros401921.4757.5154159-56-1413-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1225567.451
51019San Diego Padres421923.4528.5146168-227-1412-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1206555.542
61121Atlanta Braves401624.40010.5121184-636-1510-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1225369.434


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
George HendrickOF28.220Traded by Padres to Cardinals for Eric Rasmussen. 
Eric RasmussenP26.065Traded by Cardinals to Padres for George Hendrick. 
Gary Sutherland2B-SS33.241Released by Cardinals.