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Baseball on Sunday, April 09, 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 Athletics2California Angels3BoxChris Knapp (1-0)Alan Wirth (0-1)CAL  J Rudi (1)Joe Rudi (43.8)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox0BoxBill Lee (1-0)Wilbur Wood (0-1)BOS  J Rice (1)Carlton Fisk (23.3)
Kansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians4BoxSteve Busby (1-0)Rick Wise (0-1)NoneJohnny Grubb (16.6)
Toronto Blue Jays4Detroit Tigers8BoxJack Billingham (1-0)Tom Underwood (0-1)NoneRon LeFlore (33.7)
Baltimore Orioles5Milwaukee Brewers13BoxLary Sorensen (1-0)Scott McGregor (0-1)MIL  C Cooper (1)Charlie Moore (19.6)
Minnesota Twins8Seattle Mariners6BoxGary Serum (1-0)Tom House (0-1)MIN  R Smalley (2)  SEA  B Bochte (2), L Roberts (1)Leon Roberts (40.9)
New York Yankees7Texas Rangers1BoxEd Figueroa (1-0)Doyle Alexander (0-1)NoneChris Chambliss (12.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Atlanta Braves4BoxRick Rhoden (1-0)Tommy Boggs (0-1)LAN  S Garvey (1)Steve Garvey (46.5)
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds9BoxTom Hume (1-0)Mark Lemongello (0-1)CIN  D Driessen (1), C Geronimo (1), J Morgan (2)Mark Lemongello (18.2)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets6Box G1Pat Zachry (1-0)Wayne Twitchell (0-1)MON  E Valentine (1)  NYN  B Boisclair (1), S Henderson (2)Steve Henderson (30.1)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets0Box G2Ross Grimsley (1-0)Mike Bruhert (0-1)NoneLarry Parrish (18.0)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies12BoxRandy Lerch (1-0)John Urrea (0-1)PHI  B Boone (1), M Schmidt (1)  SLN  K Hernandez (1)Mike Schmidt (28.3)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDonnie Moore (1-0)Bruce Kison (0-1)CHN  B Buckner (1), D Kingman (1)Frank Taveras (42.3)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants7BoxGary Lavelle (1-1)Rollie Fingers (0-1)SFN  W McCovey (1)Willie McCovey (35.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers301.000--40110-03-0W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers21.6671.016110-02-1W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians11.5001.512100-01-1L1Game Log
New York Yankees11.5001.5831-10-0W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays12.3332.011161-20-0L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox12.3332.015121-20-0W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles03.0003.011400-30-0L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox21.667--12150-02-1L1Game Log
California Angels21.667--660-02-1W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins32.6001.026213-20-0W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals11.5000.510121-10-0W1Game Log
Texas Rangers11.5000.5380-01-1L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners23.4001.021260-02-3L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics12.3331.0661-20-0L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets31.750--15160-03-1L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies21.6670.52080-02-1W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates21.6670.5870-02-1L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals12.3331.58201-20-0L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs12.3331.5781-20-0W1Game Log
Montreal Expos13.2502.016151-30-0W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers301.000--26103-00-0W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds401.0000.527170-04-0W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants21.6671.01580-02-1W2Game Log
San Diego Padres12.3332.08151-20-0L2Game Log
Houston Astros04.0003.517270-40-0L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves03.0003.010260-00-3L3Game Log

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