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Saturday May 27,1978This 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 1978-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles2BoxDavid ClydeMike Flanagan(none)
Detroit Tigers0Boston Red Sox1BoxLuis TiantJack Morris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4California Angels2BoxLary SorensenTom Griffin(none)
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox3BoxBob LaceyJim Willoughby(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees1BoxJim ClancyEd FigueroaTom Murphy
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers3BoxJon MatlackTom HouseReggie Cleveland
Philadelphia Phillies6Atlanta Braves5BoxTug McGrawRick CampGene Garber
New York Mets9Houston Astros7BoxButch MetzgerJoe SambitoDale Murray
Montreal Expos15Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRudy MayJim Rooker(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Diego Padres2BoxBill BonhamBob Owchinko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants1BoxBurt HootonVida BlueTerry Forster
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxGuillermo HernandezBuddy Schultz(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox453015.667--2431786512-1218-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1186949.585
223New York Yankees412615.6342.01901444612-1014-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1227448.607
357Detroit Tigers412417.5854.01951554014-1010-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1216259.512
4813Milwaukee Brewers412120.5127.0210187239-1312-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1217249.595
5917Baltimore Orioles432023.4659.0163209-469-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1187048.593
61019Cleveland Indians411922.4639.0162177-158-1511-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1185068.424
71223Toronto Blue Jays431627.37213.0168226-585-1311-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1184375.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics432617.605--143138511-815-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1194376.361
246California Angels422517.5950.5189152379-916-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1206258.517
3610Kansas City Royals412219.5373.0179178110-1212-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1217051.579
4711Texas Rangers422220.5243.5162166-49-1213-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1206555.542
51121Minnesota Twins431726.3959.0191200-910-147-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1195663.471
61324Seattle Mariners481731.35411.5188228-406-1411-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1123973.348
71426Chicago White Sox401228.30012.5144189-454-158-13L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1215962.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago Cubs402317.575--163159412-1011-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1225666.459
2512Philadelphia Phillies392019.5132.5187153347-1313-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1237053.569
3614Montreal Expos432221.5122.51841592511-1011-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1195465.454
4715New York Mets452124.4674.5174190-1612-129-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1174572.385
5816Pittsburgh Pirates432023.4654.5169197-289-1311-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1186850.576
61225St. Louis Cardinals451530.33310.5158193-355-1710-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1175463.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants422715.643--1641372711-816-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1206258.517
224Cincinnati Reds452817.6220.52271953213-815-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1166452.552
338Los Angeles Dodgers432518.5812.52201675312-1013-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1197049.588
4918Houston Astros411922.4637.5161168-76-1413-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1215566.455
51020San Diego Padres431924.4428.5148173-257-1412-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1196554.546
61122Atlanta Braves411625.39010.5126190-646-1510-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1215368.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gerry PirtleP30.176Signed as Free Agent by Expos.