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Thursday August 3,1978This 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 1978-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis MartinezJerry Augustine(none)
Oakland Athletics1California Angels8BoxPaul HartzellSteve Renko(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxBob SykesLerrin LaGrow(none)
Boston Red Sox8New York Yankees1BoxMike TorrezJim Beattie(none)
Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners6BoxEnrique RomoMike Marshall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxDonnie MoorePete Vuckovich(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants5BoxRandy MoffittTerry Forster(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1066739.632--54141712427-2840-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park573225.561
224Milwaukee Brewers1046044.5776.054043410624-2636-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium583325.569
347Baltimore Orioles1065947.5578.0436481-4529-2730-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium553124.564
458New York Yankees1075948.5518.54724234927-2832-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I564115.732
5610Detroit Tigers1065749.53810.04724294327-2930-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium562927.518
6915Cleveland Indians1055154.48615.5448443519-3232-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium541836.333
71325Toronto Blue Jays1063967.36828.0414518-10415-3724-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium552035.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1045846.558--4754096622-3036-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium583424.586
2711California Angels1095851.5322.5451447425-2933-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium532924.547
3814Oakland Athletics1095653.5144.5379412-3326-3030-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum531340.245
41018Texas Rangers1054956.4679.5417431-1418-3331-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium573819.667
51121Minnesota Twins1044559.43313.0455466-1125-3420-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium582830.483
61222Chicago White Sox1054560.42913.5426478-5217-2828-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park562630.464
71426Seattle Mariners1083969.36121.0434572-13816-3423-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome521735.327
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1025646.549--4433836018-3038-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium603426.567
2613Chicago Cubs1055451.5143.5418444-2625-3129-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field572532.439
3716Pittsburgh Pirates1024953.4807.0395415-2021-3228-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium593920.661
4817Montreal Expos1095158.4688.54524034922-3129-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium532528.472
51123New York Mets1094663.42213.5424460-3620-3226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium532033.377
61224St. Louis Cardinals1074067.37418.5358436-7819-3821-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II552926.527
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1096544.596--4523866629-2736-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park532429.453
223Cincinnati Reds1076344.5891.04744492529-2434-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium542925.537
335Los Angeles Dodgers1086147.5653.54954009528-3033-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium543420.630
4512San Diego Padres1085652.5198.5401414-1321-3335-19W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium542826.519
6920Houston Astros1064957.46214.5399437-3814-3435-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome562531.446
51019Atlanta Braves1064957.46214.5403487-8419-3230-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium562036.357


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jamie QuirkC-3B23.285Traded by Brewers to Royals for Gerry Ako and Cash.