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Friday August 25,1978This 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 1978-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners0Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis MartinezPaul Mitchell(none)
California Angels0Boston Red Sox6BoxDennis EckersleyDon Aase(none)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox1BoxRick WaitsFrancisco BarriosJim Kern
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers6BoxKip YoungMike CaldwellJohn Hiller
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees7BoxRon GuidryJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers7BoxJon MatlackRich Gale(none)
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDon KirkwoodGary SerumMike Willis
St. Louis Cardinals11Atlanta Braves10BoxTom BrunoGene GarberMark Littell
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick ReuschelMike LaCoss(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros7BoxJoe NiekroJim RookerJoaquin Andujar
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxLance RautzhanRon Reed(none)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres1BoxCraig SwanGaylord Perry(none)
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants5BoxDan SchatzederGreg MintonStan Bahnsen

Standings as of 1978-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1267947.627--63649913733-3346-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park372017.541
224New York Yankees1257154.5687.55474678033-3338-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I38299.763
335Milwaukee Brewers1277255.5677.563853010826-3346-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium352114.600
446Detroit Tigers1277156.5598.55884949432-3239-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351520.429
5610Baltimore Orioles1266858.54011.0500534-3434-3534-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium352213.629
61020Cleveland Indians1275671.44123.5530556-2622-4234-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321319.406
71325Toronto Blue Jays1295277.40328.5507618-11119-4633-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium32725.219
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158California Angels1297059.543--5355161929-3341-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium331716.515
279Kansas City Royals1266858.5400.55665036327-3941-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium362412.667
3814Texas Rangers1266363.5005.55004901026-3837-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium362412.667
4916Oakland Athletics1306268.4778.5434506-7227-3535-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum32725.219
51121Minnesota Twins1295673.43414.0552577-2527-3929-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium331716.515
61223Chicago White Sox1265373.42115.5484578-9422-3731-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park351817.514
71426Seattle Mariners1274978.38620.0502651-14919-3930-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome33726.212
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Philadelphia Phillies1256659.528--5404716922-3644-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium372413.649
2613Chicago Cubs1266462.5082.5501540-3927-3637-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field361521.417
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1266363.5003.5500510-1026-3837-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium352510.714
4817Montreal Expos1276067.4727.05104624825-3335-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium351619.457
51122St. Louis Cardinals1285573.43012.5462515-5325-3930-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II341420.412
61224New York Mets1285276.40615.5486540-5424-3528-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium341420.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1287652.594--58445912536-3340-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium341915.559
223San Francisco Giants1287454.5782.05114595236-3338-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park341519.441
337Cincinnati Reds1287157.5555.0560551933-3138-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium332112.636
4512San Diego Padres1296762.5199.5474479-529-4038-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium331716.515
5918Houston Astros1286068.46916.0481511-3019-4441-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome341420.412
61019Atlanta Braves1275671.44119.5480592-11224-4032-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351322.371


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don CarmanP19.011Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Enzo HernandezSS29.194Released by Dodgers.