Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.

Baseball on Sunday, April 23, 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
Kansas City Royals6Baltimore Orioles5BoxLarry Gura (2-0)Tim Stoddard (0-1)KCA  H McRae (5)Hal McRae (33.4)
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox6Box G1Bill Campbell (1-1)Dennis Kinney (0-1)BOS  B Hobson (5)  CLE  B Bell (1), J Grubb (3), W Horton (2)Butch Hobson (27.4)
Cleveland Indians10Boston Red Sox7Box G2Jim Kern (2-1)Bob Stanley (1-1)BOS  B Hobson (6), J Rice (5)  CLE  J Grubb (4), J Norris (1)Duane Kuiper (55.4)
Texas Rangers6Detroit Tigers9Box G1Jim Slaton (1-1)Jon Matlack (1-3)TEX  J Ellis (1)Steve Kemp (30.0)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers1Box G2Len Barker (1-1)Jim Crawford (1-1)TEX  B Wills (1), R Zisk (4)Richie Zisk (40.7)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees2BoxLary Sorensen (2-1)Catfish Hunter (0-3)MIL  B Oglivie (2)  NYA  R Jackson (3)Ben Oglivie (16.3)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners0BoxJohn Henry Johnson (2-0)Paul Mitchell (1-2)NoneMike Edwards (26.0)
Chicago White Sox0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJesse Jefferson (1-2)Steve Stone (1-1)NoneJohn Mayberry (12.9)
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs3BoxGuillermo Hernandez (2-0)Butch Metzger (0-1)NYN  S Henderson (4), W Montanez (2)Steve Henderson (29.9)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDon Sutton (2-1)Joe Niekro (1-2)HOU  B Watson (1)  LAN  R Monday (8)Rick Monday (25.1)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos5BoxSteve Rogers (2-2)Jim Lonborg (1-2)NoneDave Cash (36.6)
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates14Box G1Bruce Kison (1-1)Bob Forsch (3-1)PIT  D Parker (3)Rennie Stennett (31.8)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates5Box G2Jim Bibby (2-1)Pete Vuckovich (0-3)PIT  D Parker (4), R Stennett (1)  SLN  R Freed (1)John Milner (24.0)
Atlanta Braves4San Diego Padres5BoxDave Wehrmeister (1-0)Eddie Solomon (0-1)ATL  J Burroughs (1)Jerry Turner (59.4)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants1BoxDale Murray (1-0)Randy Moffitt (1-1)NoneGeorge Foster (27.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers93.750--70544-15-2L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox105.6671.5102792-38-2L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers87.5332.5100763-75-0W1Game Log
New York Yankees68.4294.045541-55-3L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians57.4174.066572-53-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles59.3575.056851-64-3L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays59.3575.051721-44-5W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals102.833--50345-25-0W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics113.7861.045236-25-1W5Game Log
California Angels104.7141.050385-25-2W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox57.4175.052541-64-1L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins611.3536.578814-52-6L6Game Log
Seattle Mariners514.2638.564952-63-8L4Game Log
Texas Rangers39.2507.040671-62-3W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos85.615--60453-45-1W4Game Log
Chicago Cubs86.5710.553503-35-3W1Game Log
New York Mets97.5621.548485-44-3L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates67.4622.063731-55-2W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies56.4552.048453-42-2L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals510.3334.062731-54-5L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds115.687--90615-46-1W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers105.6670.587614-26-3W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants77.5003.051463-24-5L2Game Log
San Diego Padres67.4623.544502-34-4W4Game Log
Houston Astros79.4374.065793-74-2L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves311.2147.032722-71-4L4Game Log

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