Update:   2014 Rule 5 Draft Picks -  14 picks added to historical list.

Baseball on Saturday, April 15, 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
Milwaukee Brewers0Baltimore Orioles7BoxJim Palmer (1-0)Jerry Augustine (2-1)NoneEddie Murray (17.7)
Texas Rangers4Boston Red Sox12BoxBill Lee (2-0)Dock Ellis (1-1)BOS  B Carbo (1), B Hobson (2), J Rice (3)  TEX  K Bevacqua (1), A Oliver (2)Butch Hobson (20.3)
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals6BoxMarty Pattin (1-0)Mike Paxton (0-1)KCA  C Hurdle (1), H McRae (3)Darrell Porter (45.5)
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins6BoxTom Johnson (1-1)John Montague (0-1)NoneButch Wynegar (33.6)
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees3BoxEd Figueroa (2-0)Francisco Barrios (0-1)NYA  M Rivers (1), J Spencer (2)Mickey Rivers (51.8)
Detroit Tigers6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJack Billingham (2-0)Mike Willis (0-1)DET  R LeFlore (3), A Rodriguez (1)Alvis Woods (36.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates13Chicago Cubs10BoxJim Rooker (1-1)Dennis Lamp (0-2)PIT  B Robinson 2 (3)Larry Biittner (40.6)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros6BoxMark Lemongello (1-1)Doug Capilla (0-1)CIN  J Bench (3)  HOU  A Howe (2)Art Howe (13.0)
New York Mets3Montreal Expos4BoxBill Atkinson (1-0)Bob Myrick (0-1)MON  A Dawson (1)  NYN  W Montanez (1)Dave Cash (24.2)
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxTug McGraw (1-0)Pete Vuckovich (0-2)SLN  K Hernandez (2)Greg Luzinski (36.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers52.714--39283-12-1W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers52.714--59330-25-0L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox43.5711.042282-32-0W3Game Log
New York Yankees34.4292.026261-42-0W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians24.3332.526290-22-2L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles25.2863.028540-52-0W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays25.2863.033441-41-1L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals51.833--28221-14-0W5Game Log
Oakland Athletics62.7501.018111-25-0W5Game Log
California Angels53.6251.021210-15-2L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox43.5711.530310-24-1L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins65.5452.559454-52-0W2Game Log
Texas Rangers25.2863.520360-22-3L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners29.1825.535560-62-3L8Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies42.667--34212-02-2W2Game Log
New York Mets54.5561.531301-14-3L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals44.5001.035351-23-2L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs44.5001.030353-31-1L1Game Log
Montreal Expos34.4291.530282-31-1W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates35.3752.033441-42-1W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds72.778--57391-16-1L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers52.7141.046254-21-0W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants43.5712.030312-22-1W1Game Log
San Diego Padres24.3333.520282-30-1L1Game Log
Houston Astros36.3334.041510-43-2W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves15.1674.521410-11-4L2Game Log

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