Tips Updates
Daily
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Friday July 21,1978This date in baseball
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


Brian Buchanan celebrated a birthday on this date.
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.

The page is pre-built for each day so loading time should be minimal. However, its important to note that this means that the data on these pages may be out of sync with the rest of the site. We will re-build all pages periodically.


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

Select a Date

Top
Month Day Year

Games on 1978-07-21

Top1978 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees7Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP930,3482:48Jim BeattieFrancisco BarriosSparky Lyle (7-1)Rich Hinton (1-4)Rich Gossage (13)Billy MartinLarry DobyComiskey Park
ALSeattle Mariners0Cleveland Indians11Boxscore - PBP913,9082:32Mike ParrottMike PaxtonMike Paxton (7-6)Mike Parrott (1-2)-Darrell JohnsonJeff TorborgCleveland Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels4Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP1103:29Frank TananaMilt WilcoxDave LaRoche (7-4)Kip Young (0-1)-Jim FregosiRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels0Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP933,6992:15Dave FrostJack BillinghamJack Billingham (9-5)Dave Frost (2-3)-Jim FregosiRalph HoukTiger Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox0Kansas City Royals9Boxscore - PBP939,8412:18Dennis EckersleyPaul SplittorffPaul Splittorff (11-8)Dennis Eckersley (11-3)-Don ZimmerWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP1014,7022:52Mike FlanaganRoger EricksonDon Stanhouse (4-5)Mike Marshall (4-8)-Earl WeaverGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALMilwaukee Brewers4Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP928,4192:35Bill TraversDoc MedichBill Travers (7-4)Doc Medich (4-5)Bob McClure (6)George BambergerBilly HunterArlington Stadium
ALOakland Athletics7Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP901:57Steve RenkoBalor MooreSteve Renko (4-4)Balor Moore (4-2)-Jack McKeonRoy HartsfieldExhibition Stadiu
ALOakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP921,0502:33Pete BrobergTom UnderwoodTom Murphy (4-7)Bob Lacey (6-5)Victor Cruz (5)Jack McKeonRoy HartsfieldExhibition Stadiu
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP951,9112:16Silvio MartinezBurt HootonBurt Hooton (10-7)Silvio Martinez (4-4)Terry Forster (12)Ken BoyerTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds10Montreal Expos3Boxscore - PBP925,8252:46Mike LaCossRoss GrimsleyMike LaCoss (1-0)Ross Grimsley (12-7)-Sparky AndersonDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves3New York Mets12Boxscore - PBP910,6362:48Preston HannaNino EspinosaNino Espinosa (8-8)Preston Hanna (7-7)-Bobby CoxJoe TorreShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP902:35Joe NiekroDick RuthvenDick Ruthven (7-8)Joe Niekro (6-8)-Bill VirdonDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLHouston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies8Boxscore - PBP935,3892:07Rick WilliamsLarry ChristensonLarry Christenson (7-8)Rick Williams (1-2)-Bill VirdonDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLChicago Cubs5San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP922,9823:03Rick ReuschelGaylord PerryRick Reuschel (9-7)Bob Shirley (5-11)Bruce Sutter (17)Herman FranksRoger CraigQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP923,8822:34Jim BibbyBob KnepperJim Bibby (6-4)Bob Knepper (11-6)-Chuck TannerJoe Altobelli3Com Park at Cand
NLPittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP923,8822:34Jim BibbyBob KnepperJim Bibby (6-4)Bob Knepper (11-6)-Chuck TannerJoe AltobelliCandlestick Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 1978-07-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox926230.674--49436812624-2238-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park713734.521
223Milwaukee Brewers925537.5987.04763789820-2035-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium703832.543
348Baltimore Orioles945242.55311.0374425-5125-2527-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium673829.567
459New York Yankees925042.54312.04013653624-2726-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I715021.704
5814Detroit Tigers934746.50515.53983811726-2821-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium693930.565
61018Cleveland Indians934449.47318.5389394-518-3026-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium662541.379
71325Toronto Blue Jays943460.36229.0370466-9614-3620-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium672542.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals925141.554--4303785220-2631-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium704129.586
2610California Angels955144.5371.5395395020-2431-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium673631.537
3713Oakland Athletics964947.5104.0334350-1619-2430-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum662046.303
4915Texas Rangers934647.4955.53723601217-2829-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium694128.594
51120Minnesota Twins903951.43311.0399398123-2916-22L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium723438.472
61223Chicago White Sox923953.42412.0375417-4216-2623-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park693237.464
71426Seattle Mariners963363.34420.0383515-13213-2820-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome642341.359
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies905139.567--3913395217-2734-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium723933.542
2511Pittsburgh Pirates914744.5164.5366376-1019-2328-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium704129.586
3612Chicago Cubs934845.5164.5389409-2022-2526-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field693138.449
4716Montreal Expos974750.4857.54003584220-2627-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium652936.446
51122New York Mets984256.42913.0377416-3919-2723-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium642440.375
61224St. Louis Cardinals973859.39216.5335400-6517-3021-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II653134.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants975839.598--4223576528-2530-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park653134.477
224Cincinnati Reds955540.5792.04293824724-2131-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium663729.561
335Los Angeles Dodgers965541.5732.54573698828-2627-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium664026.606
4817San Diego Padres974651.47412.0355387-3221-3325-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium653827.585
5919Atlanta Braves944252.44714.5351436-8515-3127-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium682741.397
61021Houston Astros954154.43216.0355398-4314-3227-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome673334.493

Transactions

Top
Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne Garrett3B-2B30.231Purchased by Cardinals from Expos. 
Al PedriqueSS17.344Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets.