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Baseball on Thursday, April 20, 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 Brewers4Boston Red Sox10BoxBill Lee (3-0)Moose Haas (2-2)BOS  B Hobson (4), F Lynn (3)  MIL  C Cooper (5), G Thomas (5)Butch Hobson (27.8)
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDoug Rau (2-0)Mark Lemongello (1-2)NoneSteve Garvey (36.1)
Atlanta Braves0San Diego Padres2BoxRandy Jones (1-0)Phil Niekro (0-4)NoneBob Davis (14.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers72.778--53404-13-1W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox83.7271.076462-36-0W7Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers66.5002.585681-65-0L3Game 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 Dodgers84.6670.569494-24-2W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants65.5452.043393-23-3L2Game Log
Houston Astros67.4623.053612-54-2L1Game Log
San Diego Padres37.3004.528432-31-4W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves38.2735.025562-41-4L1Game Log

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