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Monday May 29,1978This 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 1978-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox5BoxMike TorrezTom Underwood(none)
California Angels0Chicago White Sox7BoxPablo TorrealbaChris Knapp(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians0BoxRawly EastwickRick Waits(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers3BoxScott McGregorBob Sykes(none)
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals8BoxRich GaleDick Pole(none)
Oakland Athletics6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxPete BrobergJerry Augustine(none)
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers7BoxDock EllisGary Serum(none)
Minnesota Twins7Texas Rangers2BoxRoger EricksonJim UmbargerMike Marshall
Cincinnati Reds7Atlanta Braves5BoxManny SarmientoJamie EasterlyDoug Bair
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros1BoxEd HalickiFloyd Bannister(none)
San Diego Padres6Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxTommy JohnGaylord Perry(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos4BoxRoss GrimsleyDonnie Moore(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets7BoxPat ZachryJohn Urrea(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6New York Mets2BoxPete VuckovichCraig Swan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWarren BrusstarDave Hamilton(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox483315.688--2561886812-1221-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1156649.574
222New York Yankees442915.6592.02031525113-1016-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1197148.597
3610Detroit Tigers442420.5457.02041693514-1210-8L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1186256.525
4813Milwaukee Brewers432221.5128.52181962210-1312-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1197148.597
5916Baltimore Orioles462224.47810.0175216-4110-1212-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1156847.591
61018Cleveland Indians442024.45511.0166185-199-1611-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1154966.426
71324Toronto Blue Jays461630.34816.0180242-625-1611-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1154372.374
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics462719.587--151147412-1015-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1164274.362
248California Angels442519.5681.0192165279-1016-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1186256.525
359Kansas City Royals432419.5581.5195187811-1213-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1196851.571
4711Texas Rangers442321.5233.0171174-39-1214-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1186454.542
51122Minnesota Twins461828.3919.0206217-1111-157-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1165561.474
61223Chicago White Sox431528.34910.5158191-334-1511-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1185662.475
71425Seattle Mariners491732.34711.5190236-466-1511-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1113972.351
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs422418.571--167163413-1111-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1205565.458
2512Philadelphia Phillies412120.5122.5194161337-1414-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1216952.570
3614Montreal Expos452322.5112.51901662411-1112-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1175364.453
4715New York Mets482325.4794.0187199-1213-1210-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1144371.377
5817Pittsburgh Pirates452124.4674.5177203-269-1412-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1166749.578
61226St. Louis Cardinals481632.33311.0166204-386-1810-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1145361.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants442915.659--1781433512-817-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1186058.508
224Cincinnati Reds472918.6171.52352033214-915-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1146351.553
336Los Angeles Dodgers452619.5783.52341795512-1114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1176948.590
4919San Diego Padres452025.4449.5157183-267-1513-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1176453.547
51020Houston Astros431924.4429.5163180-176-1413-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1195564.462
61121Atlanta Braves431726.39511.5136200-646-1511-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1195267.437