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Friday June 2,1978This 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 1978-06-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6California Angels1BoxLuis TiantNolan RyanDick Drago
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers2BoxRoger EricksonJack BillinghamMike Marshall
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals1BoxFrancisco BarriosAndy Hassler(none)
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJim KernBob McClure(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics1BoxRon GuidryJohn Henry JohnsonRich Gossage
Baltimore Orioles10Seattle Mariners9BoxDennis MartinezJim ColbornDon Stanhouse
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJesse JeffersonJon Matlack(none)
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs2BoxDonnie MooreJamie Easterly(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds3BoxDave TomlinJim Rooker(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros2BoxJoe SambitoJohn Denny(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos5BoxGary LavelleDarold KnowlesRandy Moffitt
San Diego Padres5New York Mets4BoxRandy JonesNino EspinosaRollie Fingers
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim LonborgBurt HootonGene Garber

Standings as of 1978-06-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox513516.686--2681957313-1222-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1126448.571
223New York Yankees483018.6253.52091624714-1116-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1157045.609
358Detroit Tigers482721.5636.52181784014-1213-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1145955.518
4814Baltimore Orioles502525.5009.5191232-4113-1312-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1116546.586
5915Milwaukee Brewers472324.48910.02292111810-1513-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1157045.609
61016Cleveland Indians462224.47810.5178192-1410-1612-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1134766.416
71324Toronto Blue Jays491831.36716.0189249-606-1712-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1124171.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Kansas City Royals462620.565--2141951911-1215-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1166650.569
246Oakland Athletics482721.563--153152112-1115-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1144272.368
3610California Angels472522.5321.519719439-1216-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1156253.539
4713Texas Rangers472423.5112.5182186-49-1315-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1156352.548
51121Minnesota Twins492029.4087.5219229-1013-167-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1135360.469
61222Chicago White Sox461828.3918.0186196-105-1513-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1155362.461
71426Seattle Mariners521735.32712.0202264-626-1711-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1083969.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago Cubs452520.556--174180-613-1312-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1175463.462
2511Philadelphia Phillies442321.5231.5205166397-1416-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1186751.568
3612Montreal Expos482523.5211.52111773411-1114-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1145163.447
4718Pittsburgh Pirates482226.4584.5182213-3110-1612-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1136647.584
51020New York Mets512328.4515.0197217-2013-1210-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1114368.387
61225St. Louis Cardinals511833.35310.0180212-328-1910-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1115160.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants473116.660--1851493614-917-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1155857.504
224Cincinnati Reds503119.6201.52512133815-1016-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1116150.550
337Los Angeles Dodgers482721.5634.52471885912-1215-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1146846.596
4817San Diego Padres482226.4589.5167198-319-1613-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1146252.544
5919Houston Astros462125.4579.5166182-166-1415-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1165363.457
61123Atlanta Braves461828.39112.5145215-706-1612-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1165165.440


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kim Allen2B-OF25.058Purchased by Pirates from Angels. 
Joe LahoudOF31.049Released by Royals.