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Thursday June 1,1978This 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 1978-06-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers4BoxJim SlatonLary SorensenJohn Hiller
Seattle Mariners0Kansas City Royals10BoxDennis LeonardTom House(none)
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees0BoxJim PalmerJim Beattie(none)
Minnesota Twins7Texas Rangers10BoxSteve ComerMike Marshall(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox503416.680--2621946812-1222-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1136548.575
223New York Yankees472918.6173.52061614513-1116-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1167145.612
356Detroit Tigers472720.5745.52161744214-1213-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1155956.513
4814Milwaukee Brewers462323.5009.02232041910-1513-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1167046.603
5915Baltimore Orioles492425.4909.5181223-4212-1312-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1126646.589
61017Cleveland Indians452124.46710.5171186-159-1612-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1144866.421
71325Toronto Blue Jays481731.35416.0186248-626-1711-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1134271.372
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Kansas City Royals452619.578--2131902311-1215-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1176651.564
248Oakland Athletics472720.574--152149312-1115-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1154273.365
3610California Angels462521.5431.519618889-1216-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1166254.534
4712Texas Rangers462422.5222.5181183-29-1215-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1166353.543
51122Minnesota Twins481929.3968.5215227-1212-167-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1145460.474
61223Chicago White Sox451728.3789.0181195-144-1513-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1165462.466
71426Seattle Mariners511734.33312.0193254-616-1711-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1093970.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago Cubs442420.545--172179-713-1311-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1185563.466
2511Montreal Expos472522.5320.52061713511-1114-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1155164.443
3613Philadelphia Phillies432221.5121.5201164377-1415-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1196851.571
4716Pittsburgh Pirates472225.4683.5180210-3010-1512-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1146648.579
5818New York Mets502327.4604.0193212-1913-1210-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1124369.384
61224St. Louis Cardinals501832.3609.0179210-318-1810-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1125161.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants463016.652--1791443513-917-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1165957.509
224Cincinnati Reds493019.6121.52482113715-1015-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1126250.554
337Los Angeles Dodgers472720.5743.52451846112-1115-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1156847.591
4919San Diego Padres472126.4479.5162194-328-1613-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1156352.548
51020Houston Astros452025.4449.5164181-176-1414-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1175463.462
61121Atlanta Braves451827.40011.5144213-696-1512-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1175166.436


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BraunOF-3B30.024Traded by Mariners to Royals for Jim Colborn. 
Jim ColbornP32.010Traded by Royals to Mariners for Steve Braun. 
Jim FregosiSS36.058Released by Pirates.