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Monday August 14,1978This 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 1978-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles1BoxRich GossageJim Palmer(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox3BoxLary SorensenBill LeeBob McClure
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians4BoxMike PaxtonJeff HollyJim Kern
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers11BoxMilt WilcoxRich Gale(none)
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxFergie JenkinsFrancisco Barrios(none)
Atlanta Braves7Chicago Cubs13BoxLynn McGlothenMickey Mahler(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim RookerPaul MoskauKent Tekulve
Houston Astros6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxTom DixonBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1177443.632--59746313429-2945-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park462521.543
225New York Yankees1176651.5648.05094456429-3037-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I463412.739
336Detroit Tigers1156451.5579.05344548029-3035-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium472225.468
459Milwaukee Brewers1156352.54810.05764948226-3237-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium473017.638
5711Baltimore Orioles1176354.53811.0458509-5130-3133-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442717.614
61020Cleveland Indians1165363.45720.5484500-1620-3733-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium431627.372
71325Toronto Blue Jays1164670.39727.5465559-9416-3930-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium451332.289
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Kansas City Royals1156352.548--5284616724-3439-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium472918.617
2610California Angels1206555.5420.55064822429-3236-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium422220.524
3814Texas Rangers1155857.5045.04704581223-3435-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium472918.617
4915Oakland Athletics1216160.5045.0411454-4327-3434-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum41833.195
51121Minnesota Twins1175166.43613.0501514-1326-3825-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium452223.489
61224Chicago White Sox1164769.40516.5453552-9918-3529-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park452421.533
71426Seattle Mariners1194475.37021.0471618-14719-3825-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome411229.293
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies1146351.553--4974207722-3441-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium482721.563
2512Chicago Cubs1166056.5174.0466490-2426-3334-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field461927.413
3716Montreal Expos1185662.4759.04834344924-3332-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium442024.455
4918Pittsburgh Pirates1145361.46510.0439477-3823-3730-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium473512.745
51122New York Mets1174869.41016.5450495-4522-3526-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium451827.400
61223St. Louis Cardinals1184870.40717.0401468-6722-3826-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442123.477
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 Reds1186751.5682.05174942330-2837-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium432518.581
4613San Diego Padres1186058.5089.0431444-1322-3838-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium442420.545
5817Houston Astros1165561.47413.0437461-2418-3737-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome461927.413
61019Atlanta Braves1175463.46214.5437542-10522-3632-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium451530.333