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Baseball on Friday, April 28, 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
Toronto Blue Jays4California Angels5BoxDyar Miller (1-0)Jesse Jefferson (1-3)CAL  R Fairly (1)Ron Fairly (22.7)
Baltimore Orioles6Chicago White Sox4BoxDennis Martinez (2-1)Pablo Torrealba (1-2)BAL  A Bumbry (1), E Murray (3)  CHA  R Blomberg (3)Eddie Murray (70.3)
Milwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals7BoxJim Colborn (1-0)Eduardo Rodriguez (0-2)MIL  C Cooper (7), L Hisle (7)Frank White (47.3)
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins1BoxEd Figueroa (3-1)Paul Thormodsgard (1-2)NoneBucky Dent (11.4)
Cleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics2BoxDon Hood (2-0)John Henry Johnson (2-1)CLE  W Horton (3)Billy North (27.0)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners4BoxJim Slaton (2-1)Rick Honeycutt (1-3)SEA  D Meyer (3)Steve Kemp (14.9)
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers5BoxReggie Cleveland (1-2)Bill Campbell (1-2)BOS  B Hobson (7)  TEX  R Zisk (7)Fred Lynn (35.7)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves3BoxBruce Sutter (1-2)Dave Campbell (0-1)CHN  H Cruz 2 (2)Larry Biittner (39.5)
Montreal Expos6Houston Astros3BoxRoss Grimsley (4-0)Joe Niekro (1-3)HOU  W Howard (1)Gary Carter (17.0)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets1BoxFred Norman (3-0)Jerry Koosman (1-3)CIN  D Concepcion (1), G Foster (4)Pete Rose (16.7)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxLarry Christenson (2-1)Bob Owchinko (1-2)PHI  J Martin (1)  SDN  G Hendrick (2), D Winfield (5)Jerry Martin (50.2)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJohn Montefusco (1-1)John Candelaria (1-3)PIT  D Parker (5)  SFN  J Clark (2), B Madlock (2)Willie McCovey (69.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRick Rhoden (3-0)Bob Forsch (3-2)LAN  D Baker (1)Dusty Baker (28.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers124.750--89707-25-2W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox117.6112.0114933-58-2L2Game Log
New York Yankees98.5293.560604-55-3W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers99.5004.0115913-86-1L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians89.4714.583725-73-2W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays712.3686.573953-54-7L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles611.3536.5671012-64-5W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics145.737--66496-28-3L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals125.7061.074616-36-2W1Game Log
California Angels136.6841.072545-28-4W2Game Log
Texas Rangers710.4126.061811-66-4W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox610.3756.568741-65-4L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins715.3188.5991035-82-7L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners717.2929.5801174-83-9L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos107.588--75704-46-3W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs108.5560.563745-55-3W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies87.5331.072533-45-3W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates98.5291.074814-55-3L1Game Log
New York Mets911.4502.552605-44-7L5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals712.3684.085893-64-6L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers135.722--112687-26-3W5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds127.6321.5101806-46-3W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants99.5004.063625-44-5W2Game Log
Houston Astros911.4505.077933-76-4L2Game Log
San Diego Padres710.4125.554623-64-4L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves513.2788.047832-73-6L2Game Log

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