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Tuesday July 4,1978This 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 1978-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox2BoxMike ProlyFergie Jenkins(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians4BoxDennis MartinezDavid ClydeDon Stanhouse
Toronto Blue Jays9Detroit Tigers2BoxBalor MooreJack Morris(none)
California Angels3Kansas City Royals4BoxRich GalePaul Hartzell(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Minnesota Twins7BoxGary SerumBill Travers(none)
Oakland Athletics9Seattle Mariners4BoxElias SosaRick Honeycutt(none)
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds1BoxJ.R. RichardTom Hume(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonPreston HannaBob Welch
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets4BoxPat ZachryLarry Christenson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets2BoxRawly EastwickCraig SwanRon Reed
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBert BlylevenDan SchatzederKent Tekulve
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDon RobinsonWayne TwitchellKent Tekulve
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants5BoxEric RasmussenJohn MontefuscoJohn D'Acquisto
Chicago Cubs7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxDave GeiselGeorge FrazierBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1978-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox775324.688--41329012319-1834-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park864640.535
325New York Yankees794534.5709.03523044820-2325-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I845529.655
236Milwaukee Brewers794534.5709.04003336719-1926-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium834835.578
448Baltimore Orioles794336.54411.0311356-4523-2220-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium824735.573
5917Detroit Tigers793841.48116.0328338-1020-2418-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium834835.578
61018Cleveland Indians793742.46817.0306321-1514-2523-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium803248.400
71325Toronto Blue Jays792950.36725.0318395-7710-2719-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium823052.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels804238.525--331337-618-2224-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium824537.549
2611Oakland Athletics814239.5190.5272285-1317-2225-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum812754.333
3712Texas Rangers784038.5131.03092882113-2327-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium844737.560
4813Kansas City Royals794039.5061.53413301116-2524-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium835231.627
51119Chicago White Sox793742.4684.5336341-515-2122-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park823448.415
61221Minnesota Twins763442.4476.0354347719-2315-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium863947.453
71426Seattle Mariners822854.34115.0320426-10612-2416-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome782850.359
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Philadelphia Phillies754332.573--3242646015-2328-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium874740.540
2510Chicago Cubs774037.5194.0315327-1218-2322-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field853946.459
3715Pittsburgh Pirates773839.4946.0307324-1716-2122-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium845034.595
4816Montreal Expos813942.4817.03142912317-2222-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium813744.457
51123New York Mets813447.42012.0295335-4017-2217-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium813249.395
61224St. Louis Cardinals823250.39014.5285345-6017-2915-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II803743.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants804832.600--3402766420-1928-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park824141.500
223Los Angeles Dodgers804634.5752.03843048021-2025-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium824933.598
347Cincinnati Reds814635.5682.53533312222-2024-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium804634.575
4614San Diego Padres814140.5067.5287311-2416-2325-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium814338.531
5920Houston Astros773542.45511.5298314-1611-2324-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome853946.459
61022Atlanta Braves783345.42314.0281361-8013-2720-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium843648.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Butch MetzgerP26.042Purchased by Phillies from Mets.