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Saturday July 8,1978This 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 1978-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5California Angels10BoxChris KnappGlenn AbbottDave LaRoche
Seattle Mariners0California Angels5BoxDave FrostJim Colborn(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox0BoxJim ClancyKen KravecMike Willis
Boston Red Sox12Cleveland Indians5BoxDennis EckersleyMike Paxton(none)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians2BoxJim WrightDavid ClydeBob Stanley
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals11BoxRich GaleDennis Martinez(none)
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxEduardo RodriguezRich GossageBob McClure
Minnesota Twins9Oakland Athletics8BoxMike MarshallDave Heaverlo(none)
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers1BoxMilt WilcoxDoyle Alexander(none)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves6BoxCraig SkokJohn D'AcquistoGene Garber
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves0BoxEric RasmussenJamie Easterly(none)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds2BoxGary LavelleManny Sarmiento(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros1BoxBurt HootonFloyd Bannister(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros5BoxTommy JohnTom Dixon(none)
Chicago Cubs0New York Mets7BoxKevin KobelRay Burris(none)
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxLarry ChristensonWoodie FrymanRon Reed
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies1BoxHal DuesJim Lonborg(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxSilvio MartinezDon Robinson(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox825725.695--45331513823-1934-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park814239.519
225Milwaukee Brewers824735.57310.04133417219-2028-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium804634.575
337New York Yankees834637.55411.53663214521-2625-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I805426.675
459Baltimore Orioles844539.53613.0326379-5323-2422-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium774532.584
5712Detroit Tigers834241.50615.53663531322-2420-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium794435.557
61119Cleveland Indians843846.45220.0330366-3614-2724-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium753144.413
71325Toronto Blue Jays843252.38126.0333408-7513-2919-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium772750.351
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels854639.541--365359619-2327-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium774136.532
2611Kansas City Royals834340.5182.03673442316-2527-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium794930.620
4913Texas Rangers824141.5003.5322314813-2328-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium804634.575
3814Oakland Athletics864343.5003.5289304-1518-2325-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum762650.342
51018Minnesota Twins803842.4755.53703581222-2316-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium823547.427
61220Chicago White Sox833746.4468.0346363-1715-2122-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park783444.436
71426Seattle Mariners872958.33318.0336457-12112-2717-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome732746.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Philadelphia Phillies804634.575--3492935616-2330-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium824438.537
2510Chicago Cubs814239.5194.5335351-1620-2522-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field813744.457
3716Pittsburgh Pirates803941.4887.0311332-2117-2322-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium814932.605
4817Montreal Expos854144.4827.53383092919-2422-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium773542.455
51123New York Mets853649.42412.5323357-3417-2219-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium773047.390
61224St. Louis Cardinals863452.39515.0294354-6017-2917-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II763541.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants855233.612--3622946822-2030-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park773740.481
223Los Angeles Dodgers855035.5882.04183249424-2026-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium774532.584
346Cincinnati Reds854837.5654.03653442122-2026-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium764432.579
4615San Diego Padres864244.48810.5309338-2917-2725-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium764234.553
5921Atlanta Braves833647.43415.0308388-8014-2822-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium793346.418
61022Houston Astros813546.43215.0309337-2811-2424-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome813942.481