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Thursday July 6,1978This 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 1978-07-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Baltimore Orioles0BoxDave LemanczykJim PalmerMike Willis
Boston Red Sox7Chicago White Sox6BoxBill CampbellJim Willoughby(none)
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers8BoxBob SykesRick WaitsJohn Hiller
California Angels9Kansas City Royals2BoxDon AaseMarty Pattin(none)
Oakland Athletics2Seattle Mariners3BoxPaul MitchellJohn Henry JohnsonEnrique Romo
New York Yankees7Texas Rangers2BoxDick TidrowDoc Medich(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxCharlie HoughCraig Skok(none)
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets9BoxNino EspinosaLynn McGlothenSkip Lockwood
Montreal Expos6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRawly EastwickRoss Grimsley(none)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants5BoxBob KnepperRandy JonesRandy Moffitt
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJohn DennyJim Rooker(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox795524.696--42929813121-1834-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park844440.524
226New York Yankees814635.56810.03613095221-2425-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I825428.659
337Milwaukee Brewers804535.56310.54013366519-2026-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium824834.585
448Baltimore Orioles824537.54911.5322365-4323-2222-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium794534.570
5915Detroit Tigers814041.49416.0349345420-2420-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium814635.568
61018Cleveland Indians813744.45719.0313342-2914-2723-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium783246.410
71325Toronto Blue Jays823052.36626.5327406-7911-2919-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium792950.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels824339.524--341349-819-2324-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium804436.550
2611Oakland Athletics834340.5180.5279291-1218-2325-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum792653.329
3712Texas Rangers804139.5131.03142971713-2328-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium824636.561
4813Kansas City Royals814140.5061.53533401316-2525-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium815130.630
51119Chicago White Sox813744.4575.5344357-1315-2122-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park803446.425
61220Minnesota Twins773542.4555.5357348919-2316-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium853847.447
71426Seattle Mariners842955.34515.0326433-10712-2417-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome762749.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies774532.584--3382756316-2329-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium854540.529
2510Chicago Cubs794138.5195.0326337-1119-2422-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field833845.458
3716Pittsburgh Pirates783840.4877.5309327-1816-2222-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium835033.602
4817Montreal Expos823943.4768.53202982217-2322-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium803743.463
51123New York Mets833548.42213.0309348-3917-2218-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium793148.392
61224St. Louis Cardinals843351.39315.5289352-6317-2916-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II783642.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants825032.610--3502846620-1930-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park803941.488
345Los Angeles Dodgers824735.5733.03973148321-2026-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium804832.600
234Cincinnati Reds824735.5733.03553322322-2025-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium794534.570
4614San Diego Padres834142.4949.5295321-2616-2525-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium794336.544
5921Houston Astros783543.44913.0299316-1711-2424-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome843945.464
61022Atlanta Braves803446.42515.0291374-8314-2820-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium823547.427