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Friday June 30,1978This 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 1978-06-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDon StanhouseLuis Tiant(none)
Texas Rangers2California Angels4BoxDon AaseJim UmbargerDave LaRoche
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees10BoxDon GullettSteve Baker(none)
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics2BoxMatt KeoughRich Gale(none)
Milwaukee Brewers13Seattle Mariners3BoxBill TraversMike ParrottEduardo Rodriguez
Cleveland Indians3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRick WiseJerry Garvin(none)
San Francisco Giants9Atlanta Braves10BoxGene GarberGary Lavelle(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves10BoxMickey MahlerEd Halicki(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Chicago Cubs2BoxMike KrukowLarry Christenson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Chicago Cubs5BoxTug McGrawBruce Sutter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds3BoxTommy JohnDoug BairLance Rautzhan
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds2BoxBob WelchManny SarmientoCharlie Hough
San Diego Padres5Houston Astros2BoxBob ShirleyJ.R. RichardRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos1BoxBob ForschRoss GrimsleyRoy Thomas
New York Mets6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDale MurrayDave Hamilton(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox755223.693--40228212019-1733-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park884741.534
223Milwaukee Brewers754431.5878.03893157418-1626-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium874938.563
335New York Yankees754332.5739.03352825320-2223-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I885731.648
448Baltimore Orioles764135.53911.5302341-3922-2119-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium854936.576
5916Detroit Tigers743638.48615.5307312-519-2217-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium885038.568
61018Cleveland Indians743539.47316.5287303-1613-2322-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium853451.400
71325Toronto Blue Jays742648.35125.5292381-899-2617-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium873354.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers743935.527--2932722112-2027-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium884840.545
2610California Angels764036.526--314320-617-2123-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium864739.547
3712Kansas City Royals743836.5141.03243051915-2323-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium885434.614
4813Oakland Athletics763838.5002.0243269-2615-2223-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum863155.360
51119Chicago White Sox743440.4595.0314310414-1920-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park873750.425
61222Minnesota Twins713041.4237.5316330-1419-2311-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914348.473
71426Seattle Mariners782751.34614.0309405-9612-2415-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome822953.354
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies714031.563--3132526112-2228-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium915041.549
2511Chicago Cubs733835.5213.0296312-1616-2322-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field894148.461
3614Montreal Expos753738.4935.02992732616-2021-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium873948.448
4817Pittsburgh Pirates733538.4796.0299318-1916-2119-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium885335.602
51021New York Mets783345.42310.5289331-4217-2116-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium843351.393
61224St. Louis Cardinals773047.39013.0267323-5615-2815-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II853946.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants764729.618--3102525819-1828-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park864244.488
224Los Angeles Dodgers764432.5793.03702927820-1924-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium865135.593
336Cincinnati Reds774433.5713.53373132422-2022-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium844836.571
4715San Diego Padres763739.48710.0259289-3012-2225-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium864739.547
5920Houston Astros723339.45812.0274288-1410-2223-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome904149.456
61123Atlanta Braves743143.41915.0263333-7012-2619-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium883850.432


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kim Allen2B-OF25.086Released by Pirates. 
Carmen CastilloOF20.022Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.