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Monday June 19,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-06-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox10BoxTom BurgmeierRich Gossage(none)
Seattle Mariners7Chicago White Sox4BoxMike ParrottJack KucekEnrique Romo
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals6BoxDennis LeonardDavid ClydeAl Hrabosky
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers1BoxSteve RenkoJon MatlackElias Sosa
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBruce SutterGrant JacksonGuillermo Hernandez

Standings as of 1978-06-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox664620.697--35825110717-1529-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park975344.546
224Baltimore Orioles643826.5947.0247263-1620-1318-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium975245.536
436New York Yankees643727.5788.02812364516-1821-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I996336.636
345Milwaukee Brewers643727.5788.03172684917-1620-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium985642.571
5714Detroit Tigers623131.50013.02622511115-1816-13L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1005545.550
61121Cleveland Indians622735.43517.0237270-3311-2216-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium974255.433
71325Toronto Blue Jays632142.33323.5229318-898-2313-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium983860.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals633429.540--2852612414-1920-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium995841.586
2611California Angels643331.5161.5270270014-1719-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium985444.551
3815Oakland Athletics663333.5002.5205225-2013-1820-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum963660.375
4913Texas Rangers643232.5002.5242247-511-1721-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium985543.561
51016Chicago White Sox643133.4843.52632501312-1719-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park974057.412
61220Minnesota Twins622735.4356.5276271516-2011-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1004654.460
71426Seattle Mariners682147.30915.5256347-918-2313-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome923557.380
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago Cubs613526.574--2572431416-1719-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1014457.436
2510Philadelphia Phillies593128.5253.0263221428-2023-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1035944.573
3612Montreal Expos653332.5084.02732433013-1720-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium974354.443
4717Pittsburgh Pirates622933.4686.5252277-2514-2015-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium995940.596
51022New York Mets672938.4339.0245284-3915-1814-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium953758.389
61224St. Louis Cardinals672344.34315.0222290-6810-2613-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II954649.484
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants634122.651--2512005117-1424-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park994851.485
223Cincinnati Reds654025.6152.03052703518-1422-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium965244.542
348Los Angeles Dodgers643628.5635.53252566915-1821-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium985939.602
4818Houston Astros602832.46711.5231242-118-1720-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1024656.451
5919San Diego Padres642935.45312.5218255-3711-2218-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium985543.561
61123Atlanta Braves612536.41015.0214275-619-2216-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1014457.436


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill EarleyP22.141Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
Marty PerezSS-2B31.111Signed as Free Agent by Mets.