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Wednesday July 5,1978This 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.

1978 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1978-07-05

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike FlanaganJerry Garvin(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Baltimore Orioles8BoxJoe KerriganTom Murphy(none)
Boston Red Sox9Chicago White Sox2BoxBill LeeSteve StoneBob Stanley
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers13BoxJack BillinghamRick Wise(none)
California Angels1Kansas City Royals10BoxDennis LeonardNolan Ryan(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Minnesota Twins3BoxDave GoltzLary Sorensen(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners3BoxMatt KeoughShane RawleyDave Heaverlo
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers3BoxJon MatlackDon Gullett(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds2BoxPaul MoskauJoe NiekroDoug Bair
Atlanta Braves9Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDave CampbellCharlie HoughGene Garber
Philadelphia Phillies7New York Mets5BoxWarren BrusstarJerry KoosmanTug McGraw
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants5BoxJohn CurtisRollie Fingers(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMike KrukowBob ForschBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1978-07-05

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox785424.692--42229213020-1834-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park854540.529
327New York Yankees804535.56310.03543074720-2425-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I835528.663
236Milwaukee Brewers804535.56310.04013366519-2026-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium824834.585
448Baltimore Orioles814536.55610.5322363-4123-2222-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium804535.563
5916Detroit Tigers803941.48816.0341341020-2419-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium824735.573
61018Cleveland Indians803743.46318.0309334-2514-2623-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium793247.405
71325Toronto Blue Jays812952.35826.5325406-8110-2919-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium803050.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Oakland Athletics824339.524--277288-1118-2225-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum802654.325
2611Texas Rangers794138.5190.53122902213-2328-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium834637.554
3712California Angels814239.5190.5332347-1518-2324-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium814536.556
4813Kansas City Royals804139.5131.03513312016-2525-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium825131.622
51119Chicago White Sox803743.4635.0338350-1215-2122-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park813447.420
61220Minnesota Twins773542.4555.5357348919-2316-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium853847.447
71426Seattle Mariners832855.33715.5323431-10812-2416-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome772849.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies764432.579--3312696216-2328-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium864640.535
259Chicago Cubs784137.5264.0320328-819-2322-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field843846.452
3715Pittsburgh Pirates773839.4946.5307324-1716-2122-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium845034.595
4817Montreal Expos813942.4817.53142912317-2222-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium813744.457
51123New York Mets823448.41513.0300342-4217-2217-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium803248.400
61224St. Louis Cardinals833251.38615.5286350-6417-2915-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II793742.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants814932.605--3452806520-1929-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park814041.494
234Cincinnati Reds824735.5732.53553322322-2025-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium794534.570
345Los Angeles Dodgers814635.5683.03923137921-2025-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium814932.605
4614San Diego Padres824141.5008.5291316-2516-2425-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium804337.538
5921Houston Astros783543.44912.5299316-1711-2424-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome843945.464
61022Atlanta Braves793445.43014.0290369-7914-2720-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium833548.422

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