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Baseball on Wednesday, April 19, 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 Athletics6Minnesota Twins5BoxElias Sosa (1-0)Tom Johnson (1-2)MIN  D Ford (2), B Wynegar (1)Jim Essian (42.2)
California Angels11Seattle Mariners2BoxChris Knapp (2-1)Jim Todd (0-1)NoneRon Jackson (50.8)
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxTom Murphy (1-0)Rich Gossage (0-3)NYA  C Johnson (1)Cliff Johnson (14.3)
Montreal Expos8Chicago Cubs6BoxDarold Knowles (1-0)Bruce Sutter (0-2)CHN  L Biittner (2)  MON  C Speier (2)Ellis Valentine (69.2)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy John (3-0)Tom Hume (2-1)LAN  R Monday 2 (6), R Smith (2)Rick Monday (33.5)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres1BoxJoaquin Andujar (1-2)Dave Freisleben (0-1)SDN  D Winfield (3)Roger Metzger (21.0)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants0BoxDick Ruthven (1-2)Jim Barr (1-1)NonePat Rockett (15.2)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxPat Zachry (2-0)Mark Littell (0-1)NoneBruce Boisclair (10.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers72.778--53404-13-1W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox73.7000.566422-35-0W6Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers65.5452.081581-55-0L2Game Log
New York Yankees56.4553.037391-54-1L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians35.3753.533310-33-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles47.3644.046731-63-1L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays38.2735.041591-42-4W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals81.889--38243-15-0W8Game Log
Oakland Athletics83.7271.032203-25-1W2Game Log
California Angels84.6671.542333-25-2W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox45.4444.039440-44-1L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins69.4005.073734-52-4L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners511.3126.561822-63-5L1Game Log
Texas Rangers27.2226.026500-42-3L6Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies53.625--40283-12-2W1Game Log
New York Mets85.6152.543384-24-3W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs65.5451.543453-33-2L1Game Log
Montreal Expos55.5001.043373-42-1W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals57.4172.044461-24-5L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates37.3003.036551-52-2L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds94.692--83533-36-1L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers74.6361.064484-23-2W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants65.5452.043393-23-3L2Game Log
Houston Astros66.5002.552562-44-2W4Game Log
Atlanta Braves37.3004.525542-31-4W2Game Log
San Diego Padres27.2225.026432-30-4L4Game Log

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