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Baseball on Saturday, April 08, 1978

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Oakland Athletics4California Angels2BoxBob Lacey (1-0)Paul Hartzell (0-1)OAK  M Guerrero (1)Mario Guerrero (67.7)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox6BoxPablo Torrealba (1-0)Bill Campbell (0-1)BOS  R Burleson (1)Chet Lemon (42.3)
Kansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians8BoxWayne Garland (1-0)Dennis Leonard (0-1)CLE  P Dade (1), R Pruitt (1), A Thornton (1)  KCA  H McRae (1), F Patek (1)Freddie Patek (22.1)
Toronto Blue Jays5Detroit Tigers2BoxJerry Garvin (1-0)Jim Slaton (0-1)DET  R LeFlore (1)  TOR  T Hutton (1), J Mayberry (1)Jason Thompson (20.7)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers16BoxMoose Haas (1-0)Dennis Martinez (0-1)MIL  L Hisle (2), P Molitor (1), G Thomas (1)Gorman Thomas (24.9)
Minnesota Twins8Seattle Mariners2BoxPaul Thormodsgard (1-0)Paul Mitchell (0-1)NoneBob Randall (17.5)
New York Yankees1Texas Rangers2BoxJon Matlack (1-0)Rich Gossage (0-1)TEX  R Zisk (1)Chris Chambliss (5.4)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves2BoxTommy John (1-0)Dick Ruthven (0-1)ATL  G Matthews (1)  LAN  R Smith (1)Reggie Smith (20.3)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds2BoxFred Norman (1-0)Joaquin Andujar (0-1)CIN  G Foster (2)George Foster (28.1)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets6BoxMardie Cornejo (1-0)Stan Bahnsen (0-1)NYN  S Henderson (1), E Kranepool (1), L Mazzilli (1)Bruce Boisclair (14.6)
St. Louis Cardinals0Philadelphia Phillies7BoxLarry Christenson (1-0)Eric Rasmussen (0-1)PHI  L Christenson (1), R Hebner (1)Larry Christenson (26.9)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJim Bibby (1-0)Bruce Sutter (0-1)PIT  D Parker (1)Manny Trillo (28.3)
San Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants6BoxJim Barr (1-0)Bob Shirley (0-1)NoneRob Andrews (31.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians101.000--850-01-0W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers201.0000.52760-02-0W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers11.5000.5870-01-1L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays11.5000.5781-10-0W1Game Log
New York Yankees01.0001.0120-10-0L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox02.0001.510120-20-0L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles02.0001.56270-20-0L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox201.000--12100-02-0W2Game Log
Texas Rangers101.0000.5210-01-0W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners22.5001.015180-02-2L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics11.5001.0431-10-0W1Game Log
California Angels11.5001.0340-01-1L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins22.5001.018152-20-0W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals01.0001.5580-10-0L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates201.000--530-02-0W2Game Log
New York Mets201.000--960-02-0W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals11.5001.0581-10-0L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies11.5001.0850-01-1W1Game Log
Montreal Expos02.0002.0690-20-0L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs02.0002.0350-20-0L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers201.000--1962-00-0W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds301.0000.518140-03-0W3Game Log
San Diego Padres11.5001.0381-10-0L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants11.5001.0830-01-1W1Game Log
Houston Astros03.0002.514180-30-0L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves02.0002.06190-00-2L2Game Log

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