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Saturday June 24,1978This 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 1978-06-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox8BoxLuis TiantScott McGregor(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox7BoxWilbur WoodDarrell JacksonLerrin LaGrow
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians12BoxMike PaxtonJim Clancy(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers4BoxJim SlatonDick Tidrow(none)
Oakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals7BoxAndy HasslerSteve RenkoAl Hrabosky
Seattle Mariners0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJerry AugustineJim Colborn(none)
California Angels0Texas Rangers3BoxJon MatlackDave Frost(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonTom HumeBob Welch
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets4BoxKent TekulvePaul SiebertDave Hamilton
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJim KaatKen HoltzmanRon Reed
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres6BoxRollie FingersKen Forsch(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants2BoxJim BarrPhil Niekro(none)
Montreal Expos2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxWoodie FrymanSilvio MartinezMike Garman

Standings as of 1978-06-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox704921.700--38426811617-1532-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park935043.538
335New York Yankees694029.5808.53122585419-2021-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I946034.638
224Baltimore Orioles694029.5808.5273289-1622-1618-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium925042.543
446Milwaukee Brewers693930.5659.53352924317-1622-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium935439.581
5814Detroit Tigers673433.50713.5285281417-1817-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium955243.547
61120Cleveland Indians663036.45517.0263281-1812-2318-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium933954.419
71426Toronto Blue Jays672146.31326.5246352-1068-2513-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium943856.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals683731.544--3062802614-1923-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium945539.585
2610Texas Rangers693732.5360.52732571611-1726-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium935043.538
3712California Angels703634.5142.0293297-417-2019-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium925141.554
4916Oakland Athletics713437.4794.5224254-3014-2220-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum913556.385
51017Chicago White Sox683236.4715.02792681112-1720-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park933954.419
61222Minnesota Twins672839.4188.5291298-717-2111-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium954550.474
71325Seattle Mariners722448.33315.0271360-8911-2413-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome883256.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies643529.547--285230558-2027-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium985543.561
2511Chicago Cubs663531.5301.0263269-616-2219-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field964452.458
3613Montreal Expos703634.5142.02832552816-1920-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium924052.435
4715Pittsburgh Pirates663234.4854.0269286-1715-2117-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium955639.589
51021New York Mets723141.4318.0256297-4115-1816-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium903555.389
61224St. Louis Cardinals712546.35213.5235300-6511-2714-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II914447.484
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants684424.647--2682125617-1427-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park944549.479
223Cincinnati Reds704228.6003.03192813820-1722-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium915041.549
337Los Angeles Dodgers693930.5655.53412726915-1824-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium935637.602
4818San Diego Padres693237.46412.5232267-3511-2221-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium935241.559
5919Houston Astros653035.46212.5249262-1310-2020-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome974453.454
61123Atlanta Braves662739.40916.0222291-6911-2516-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium964254.438