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Baseball on Wednesday, April 12, 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
Minnesota Twins5California Angels9BoxFrank Tanana (2-0)Pete Redfern (0-2)CAL  R Miller (1)  MIN  R Carew (1), D Ford (1)Joe Rudi (35.4)
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve Stone (1-0)Dave Lemanczyk (0-2)CHA  R Garr (2), W Nordhagen (1), J Orta 2 (3)Jorge Orta (30.3)
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians3BoxMike Torrez (1-0)Wayne Garland (1-1)BOS  F Lynn (1), J Rice (2)  CLE  A Thornton (3)Jim Rice (12.4)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis Leonard (1-1)Mike Flanagan (0-2)BAL  E Murray (2)  KCA  A Otis (1), D Porter (1)Amos Otis (47.9)
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMoose Haas (2-0)Rich Gossage (0-2)MIL  S Bando (1), L Hisle (3)  NYA  G Nettles (1), J Spencer (1)Larry Hisle (41.2)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics4BoxDave Heaverlo (1-0)Shane Rawley (0-1)OAK  J Newman (1)Wayne Gross (44.9)
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers2BoxMark Fidrych (2-0)Jon Matlack (1-1)DET  L Parrish (1)  TEX  A Oliver (1)Aurelio Rodriguez (22.8)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds12BoxBill Bonham (2-0)Vida Blue (0-1)SFN  T Whitfield (2)Dave Concepcion (20.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Houston Astros11BoxJoe Sambito (1-0)Bobby Castillo (0-1)HOU  E Cabell (1), A Howe (1)  LAN  R Monday (2)Art Howe (30.8)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets2BoxRay Burris (1-0)Nino Espinosa (0-1)NoneDave Kingman (16.2)
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSteve Rogers (1-1)Jim Lonborg (0-1)MON  G Carter (2), C Speier (1)Gary Carter (25.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob Forsch (2-0)John Candelaria (1-1)NoneOmar Moreno (14.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers501.000--54200-05-0W5Game Log
Detroit Tigers41.8001.025152-02-1W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians22.5002.520200-02-2L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox23.4003.025202-30-0W1Game Log
New York Yankees14.2004.019221-40-0L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays14.2004.020301-40-0L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles05.0005.015490-50-0L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox41.800--26240-04-1W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals31.7500.519161-12-0W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics42.6670.51391-23-0W3Game Log
California Angels42.6670.519190-04-2W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins44.5001.539344-40-0L1Game Log
Texas Rangers23.4002.012190-02-3L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners26.2503.524330-32-3L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals32.600--24231-22-0W2Game Log
New York Mets43.5711.025240-04-3L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs33.5000.515183-30-0W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies22.5000.527160-02-2L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates23.4001.011230-22-1L3Game Log
Montreal Expos23.4001.024222-30-0W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds51.833--41230-05-1W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers42.6671.041244-20-0L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants32.6001.521221-12-1L1Game Log
San Diego Padres23.4002.518252-30-0W1Game Log
Houston Astros25.2863.531420-42-1W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves14.2003.520360-01-4L1Game Log

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