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Thursday August 24,1978This 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 1978-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Chicago White Sox4BoxMike ProlyPaul SplittorffLerrin LaGrow
Toronto Blue Jays2Detroit Tigers5BoxMilt WilcoxBalor Moore(none)
Cleveland Indians9Milwaukee Brewers8BoxDan SpillnerBob McClureSid Monge
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins1BoxFergie JenkinsDave Goltz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves1BoxBert BlylevenPhil NiekroKent Tekulve
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds3BoxPete VuckovichPaul Moskau(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy JohnWarren BrusstarCharlie Hough
New York Mets6San Diego Padres3BoxMike BruhertBob Owchinko(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1257847.624--63049913133-3345-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park382117.553
224Milwaukee Brewers1267254.5716.563552411126-3246-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium362115.583
335New York Yankees1247054.5657.55404667433-3337-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I39309.769
447Detroit Tigers1267056.5568.55824919132-3238-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361620.444
5710Baltimore Orioles1256758.53611.0495534-3934-3533-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium362313.639
61121Cleveland Indians1265571.43723.5528555-2721-4234-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331419.424
71325Toronto Blue Jays1285177.39828.5500615-11519-4632-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium33825.242
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158California Angels1287058.547--5355102529-3241-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium341717.500
269Kansas City Royals1256857.5440.55644966827-3841-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium372413.649
3815Texas Rangers1256263.4966.5493488526-3836-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium372512.676
4916Oakland Athletics1296267.4818.5433499-6627-3435-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum33726.212
51020Minnesota Twins1285672.43814.0549570-2127-3829-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium341717.500
61223Chicago White Sox1255372.42415.5483576-9322-3731-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361818.500
71426Seattle Mariners1264977.38920.0502646-14419-3830-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome34727.206
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Philadelphia Phillies1246658.532--5354657022-3544-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium382414.632
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1256362.5043.5495503-826-3737-25W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium362511.694
2613Chicago Cubs1256362.5043.5496538-4226-3637-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field371621.432
4817Montreal Expos1265967.4688.05024574524-3335-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium361719.472
51122St. Louis Cardinals1275473.42513.5451505-5424-3930-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II351520.429
61224New York Mets1275176.40216.5484539-5523-3528-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1277552.591--57845412436-3339-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium352015.571
223San Francisco Giants1277453.5831.05064515536-3338-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park351520.429
336Cincinnati Reds1277156.5594.05585461233-3138-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium342113.618
4512San Diego Padres1286761.5238.5473477-429-4038-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium341717.500
5918Houston Astros1275968.46516.0474506-3219-4440-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome351520.429
61019Atlanta Braves1265670.44418.5470581-11124-4032-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium361323.361