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Baseball on Monday, April 17, 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 Brewers2Boston Red Sox9BoxMike Torrez (2-0)Randy Stein (0-1)BOS  B Hobson (3)Jim Rice (29.8)
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians6BoxRick Waits (1-0)Jon Matlack (1-2)CLE  R Pruitt (2)Buddy Bell (11.5)
Chicago White Sox9Detroit Tigers10BoxJohn Hiller (1-0)Jim Willoughby (0-1)DET  R Staub (1)Ron LeFlore (43.4)
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins2BoxPete Broberg (2-0)Paul Thormodsgard (1-1)OAK  G Alexander (3), J Essian (1)Gary Thomasson (17.9)
Baltimore Orioles6New York Yankees1BoxMike Flanagan (1-2)Catfish Hunter (0-2)BAL  D DeCinces (1)Eddie Murray (18.4)
California Angels7Seattle Mariners3BoxFrank Tanana (3-0)Rick Honeycutt (1-1)CAL  D Baylor (4), B Downing (1)  SEA  B Stein (1)Don Baylor (18.2)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxLarry Gura (1-0)Jesse Jefferson (0-2)KCA  G Brett (1)George Brett (48.6)
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBill Bonham (3-0)Burt Hooton (0-2)LAN  R Monday (4)Johnny Bench (18.9)
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJim Lonborg (1-1)John Candelaria (1-2)PHI  G Luzinski (1)  PIT  D Parker (2)Jim Lonborg (19.6)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants5BoxVida Blue (1-1)Tommy Boggs (0-2)NoneBill Madlock (23.6)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxNino Espinosa (1-1)Pete Falcone (0-1)NoneDoug Flynn (34.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers72.778--53404-13-1W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox63.6671.059362-34-0W5Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers64.6001.575511-45-0L1Game Log
New York Yankees45.4443.030321-43-1L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles46.4003.543691-53-1W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians35.3753.533310-33-2W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays27.2225.037511-41-3L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals71.875--33242-15-0W7Game Log
Oakland Athletics73.7001.026152-25-1W1Game Log
California Angels73.7001.030252-15-2W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox45.4443.539440-44-1L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins68.4294.068674-52-3L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners410.2866.053702-62-4L1Game Log
Texas Rangers27.2225.526500-42-3L6Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies53.625--40283-12-2W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs54.5560.535363-32-1W1Game Log
New York Mets65.5451.538362-24-3W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals55.5001.042411-24-3L1Game Log
Montreal Expos44.5001.034292-32-1W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates37.3003.036551-52-2L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds83.727--68452-26-1W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants63.6671.043363-23-1W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers63.6671.056334-22-1L1Game Log
Houston Astros46.4003.545540-44-2W2Game Log
San Diego Padres25.2864.024362-30-2L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves17.1255.522540-31-4L4Game Log

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