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Sunday August 13,1978This date in baseball
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Vinegar Bend Mizell celebrated a birthday on this date.
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Games on 1978-08-13

Top1978 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees0Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP631,5912:03Ed FigueroaScott McGregorScott McGregor (12-10)Ed Figueroa (11-8)-Bob LemonEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers3Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP1034,4603:18Andy ReplogleMike TorrezMike Torrez (14-6)Bill Castro (3-4)-George BambergerDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers10Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP933,1282:26Dave RozemaMike ProlyDave Rozema (6-6)Mike Proly (2-2)-Ralph HoukLarry DobyComiskey Park
ALTexas Rangers3Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP902:30Doc MedichDave FreislebenDoc Medich (6-6)Dave Freisleben (1-7)Reggie Cleveland (10)Billy HunterJeff TorborgCleveland Stadium
ALTexas Rangers6Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP914,1372:49Paul MirabellaRick WiseSteve Comer (5-3)Rick Wise (9-15)Len Barker (2)Billy HunterJeff TorborgCleveland Stadium
ALOakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP902:18Matt KeoughGary SerumGary Serum (6-5)Matt Keough (7-10)-Jack McKeonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALOakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP918,5772:06Mike NorrisRoger EricksonRoger Erickson (12-7)Mike Norris (0-1)-Jack McKeonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALCalifornia Angels1Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP910,2292:00Paul HartzellRick HoneycuttRick Honeycutt (5-7)Paul Hartzell (4-7)-Jim FregosiDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
ALKansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP1030,2702:48Larry GuraTom UnderwoodMike Willis (2-5)Al Hrabosky (5-6)-Whitey HerzogRoy HartsfieldExhibition Stadiu
NLAtlanta Braves0Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP915,8782:09Preston HannaVern RuhleVern Ruhle (2-0)Preston Hanna (7-11)-Bobby CoxBill VirdonAstrodome
NLSan Francisco Giants7Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP1151,4173:48John MontefuscoDon SuttonJohn Curtis (4-1)Charlie Hough (3-3)Ed Halicki (1)Joe AltobelliTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP924,3942:23Rick ReuschelScott SandersonRick Reuschel (11-10)Scott Sanderson (0-1)-Herman FranksDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP911,0882:25Pete VuckovichMike BruhertPete Vuckovich (10-9)Mike Bruhert (2-6)-Ken BoyerJoe TorreShea Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates7Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP938,1192:54Don RobinsonLarry ChristensonDon Robinson (8-5)Larry Christenson (8-12)-Chuck TannerDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP934,2672:20Fred NormanEric RasmussenEric Rasmussen (11-9)Fred Norman (10-7)Bob Shirley (3)Sparky AndersonRoger CraigQualcomm Stadium
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1978-08-13.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1167442.638--59445913529-2945-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park472522.532
225New York Yankees1166551.5609.05054446128-3037-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I473512.745
338Detroit Tigers1146351.55310.05234527129-3034-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium482325.479
459Milwaukee Brewers1146252.54411.05724918125-3237-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium483117.646
5610Baltimore Orioles1166353.54311.0457505-4830-3133-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium452718.600
61020Cleveland Indians1155263.45221.5480497-1720-3732-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium441727.386
71325Toronto Blue Jays1164670.39728.0465559-9416-3930-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium451332.289
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1146351.553--5264507624-3339-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium482919.604
2711California Angels1206555.5421.05064822429-3236-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium422220.524
3814Oakland Athletics1216160.5045.5411454-4327-3434-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum41833.195
4915Texas Rangers1145757.5006.04664551123-3434-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium483018.625
51121Minnesota Twins1165165.44013.0498510-1226-3725-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462224.478
61224Chicago White Sox1154768.40916.5450548-9818-3429-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park462422.522
71426Seattle Mariners1194475.37021.5471618-14719-3825-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome411229.293
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies1146351.553--4974207722-3441-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium482721.563
2512Chicago Cubs1155956.5134.5453483-3026-3333-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field472027.426
3716Montreal Expos1185662.4759.04834344924-3332-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium442024.455
41019Pittsburgh Pirates1135261.46010.5432473-4123-3729-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium483612.750
51123New York Mets1174869.41016.5450495-4522-3526-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium451827.400
61222St. Louis Cardinals1174869.41016.5401462-6122-3826-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II452124.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1186949.585--4784265231-2938-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park442024.455
223Los Angeles Dodgers1186850.5761.053642111530-3138-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium442717.614
334Cincinnati Reds1176750.5731.55134872630-2737-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium442519.568
4613San Diego Padres1186058.5089.0431444-1322-3838-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium442420.545
5817Houston Astros1155461.47013.5431461-3017-3737-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome472027.426
6918Atlanta Braves1165462.46614.0430529-9922-3532-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium461531.326

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