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Monday August 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 1978-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals3BoxLerrin LaGrowDennis Leonard(none)
Seattle Mariners6Minnesota Twins5BoxJim ToddStan Perzanowski(none)
California Angels0Oakland Athletics1BoxSteve RenkoDon Aase(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJim ClancyDennis Martinez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs5BoxDonnie MooreJerry ReussBruce Sutter
Atlanta Braves5Cincinnati Reds3BoxMickey MahlerTom SeaverGene Garber
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTommy JohnBob Owchinko(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAurelio LopezRandy LerchMark Littell

Standings as of 1978-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1096940.633--55542413129-2940-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park543024.556
225Milwaukee Brewers1076146.5707.05474489924-2637-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium553223.582
347New York Yankees1106149.5558.54794275227-2834-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I533914.736
459Detroit Tigers1096049.5509.04944306427-2933-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium532627.491
5610Baltimore Orioles1106050.5459.5441490-4930-3030-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium513021.588
61016Cleveland Indians1085157.47217.5453458-519-3532-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium511833.353
71325Toronto Blue Jays1104169.37328.5429540-11116-3925-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium511833.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1086048.556--4994277222-3038-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium543222.593
2711California Angels1146153.5352.04744611325-3036-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium482622.542
3812Oakland Athletics1146054.5263.0396422-2626-3034-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum48939.188
4915Texas Rangers1085256.4818.0432436-418-3334-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium543519.648
51122Chicago White Sox1094663.42214.5432503-7118-3128-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park522527.481
61221Minnesota Twins1094663.42214.5473495-2226-3720-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium532726.509
71426Seattle Mariners1134172.36321.5450593-14318-3723-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome471532.319
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1075948.551--4583966221-3238-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium553124.564
2513Chicago Cubs1105753.5183.5438464-2625-3132-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field522230.423
3717Montreal Expos1135360.4699.04684185024-3329-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium492326.469
4919Pittsburgh Pirates1075057.4679.0406432-2621-3329-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium543816.704
51123New York Mets1124765.42014.5436471-3521-3426-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium501931.380
61224St. Louis Cardinals1114368.38718.0375451-7619-3824-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II512625.510
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1126646.589--4553946129-2737-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park502327.460
223Cincinnati Reds1116546.5860.54894593029-2436-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium502723.540
334Los Angeles Dodgers1126448.5712.050640410230-3134-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium503119.620
4614San Diego Padres1125755.5099.0407429-2222-3635-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium502723.540
5818Atlanta Braves1115259.46813.5421506-8520-3232-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium511734.333
61020Houston Astros1105159.46414.0415450-3516-3635-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome522329.442