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Friday July 7,1978This 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 1978-07-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5California Angels9BoxFrank TananaDick PoleDave LaRoche
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox2BoxJoe ColemanRich HintonVictor Cruz
Boston Red Sox9Cleveland Indians10BoxDan SpillnerBill Campbell(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Kansas City Royals3BoxPaul SplittorffScott McGregor(none)
New York Yankees0Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike CaldwellRon Guidry(none)
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics2BoxGeoff ZahnSteve RenkoMike Marshall
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics0BoxDarrell JacksonRick Langford(none)
Detroit Tigers12Texas Rangers7BoxDave RozemaDock Ellis(none)
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves11BoxMickey MahlerGaylord Perry(none)
San Francisco Giants7Cincinnati Reds6BoxVida BlueTom SeaverGary Lavelle
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds2BoxBill BonhamJim BarrDoug Bair
Los Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros4BoxDoug RauMark LemongelloCharlie Hough
Chicago Cubs9New York Mets7BoxLynn McGlothenPaul SiebertBruce Sutter
Montreal Expos7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve RogersDick RuthvenMike Garman
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJohn CandelariaPete VuckovichKent Tekulve

Standings as of 1978-07-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox805525.688--43830813021-1934-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park834439.530
226Milwaukee Brewers814635.5689.54073367119-2027-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium814734.580
337New York Yankees824636.56110.03613154621-2525-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I815427.667
448Baltimore Orioles834538.54211.5323368-4523-2322-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium784533.577
5914Detroit Tigers824141.50015.0361352921-2420-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium804535.563
61119Cleveland Indians823844.46318.0323351-2814-2724-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium773146.403
71325Toronto Blue Jays833152.37325.5330408-7812-2919-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium782850.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels834439.530--350354-419-2325-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium794336.544
2611Kansas City Royals824240.5121.53563411516-2526-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium805030.625
3712Texas Rangers814140.5062.03213091213-2328-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium814635.568
4813Oakland Athletics854342.5062.0281295-1418-2325-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum772651.338
51018Minnesota Twins793742.4685.03613501121-2316-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium833647.434
61220Chicago White Sox823745.4516.5346360-1415-2122-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park793445.430
71426Seattle Mariners852956.34116.0331442-11112-2517-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome752748.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Philadelphia Phillies784533.577--3422826016-2329-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium844539.536
2510Chicago Cubs804238.5254.0335344-920-2422-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field823745.451
3615Pittsburgh Pirates793940.4946.5311328-1717-2222-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium824933.598
4817Montreal Expos834043.4827.53273022518-2322-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium793643.456
51123New York Mets843549.41713.0316357-4117-2218-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium783147.397
61224St. Louis Cardinals853352.38815.5290354-6417-2916-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II773641.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants845133.607--3582926621-2030-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park783840.487
223Los Angeles Dodgers834835.5782.54043188622-2026-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794732.595
345Cincinnati Reds844836.5713.03633402322-2026-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium774433.571
4716San Diego Padres844143.48810.0298332-3416-2625-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium784335.551
5921Houston Astros793544.44313.5303323-2011-2424-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome833944.470
61022Atlanta Braves813546.43214.5302377-7514-2821-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium813447.420


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al FitzmorrisP32.108Released by Indians. 
Ron KittleOF-1B20.183Released by Dodgers. 
Rafael Landestoy2B-SS25.040Traded by Dodgers with Jeff Leonard to Astros for Joe Ferguson and Cash.