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Baseball on Tuesday, May 02, 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
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox1BoxDennis Martinez (3-1)Allen Ripley (0-2)BAL  E Murray (4)Bernie Carbo (22.0)
Detroit Tigers10California Angels2BoxMilt Wilcox (1-1)Ken Brett (1-2)DET  J Thompson (5)Lance Parrish (24.0)
Chicago White Sox5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxWilbur Wood (2-3)Lary Sorensen (2-2)CHA  L Johnson (1), J Orta (4)Lamar Johnson (39.9)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees4BoxCatfish Hunter (1-3)Larry Gura (2-1)KCA  H McRae (6), D Porter (3)  NYA  L Piniella (1)Thurman Munson (30.7)
Toronto Blue Jays1Oakland Athletics2BoxMatt Keough (2-0)Tom Underwood (0-3)OAK  G Alexander (7)Rick Bosetti (13.7)
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners1BoxRick Waits (2-1)Dick Pole (2-4)CLE  W Horton (4)Willie Horton (34.5)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves5BoxAdrian Devine (2-1)Bob Myrick (0-3)NYN  L Mazzilli (3)Len Randle (56.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs5BoxBruce Sutter (3-2)Mike Garman (0-1)LAN  L Lacy (1)Bill Buckner (36.8)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBob Owchinko (2-2)John Candelaria (1-4)NoneMike Champion (21.4)
San Francisco Giants0St. Louis Cardinals9BoxBob Forsch (4-2)John Montefusco (1-2)NoneTed Simmons (14.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers145.737--107769-35-2W1Game Log
New York Yankees129.5713.076715-67-3W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox1210.5453.51261083-79-3L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians911.4505.589806-93-2W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers912.4296.01201103-106-2L4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles912.4296.0891205-74-5W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays814.3647.5831054-74-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics175.773--75526-211-3W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals147.6672.594756-58-2L2Game Log
California Angels148.6363.082735-29-6L2Game Log
Texas Rangers910.4746.567831-68-4W6Game Log
Chicago White Sox712.3688.582902-65-6W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins816.33310.01041075-83-8L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners819.29611.5851294-84-11L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies117.611--102604-47-3W4Game Log
Montreal Expos118.5790.578745-56-3W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs129.5711.575886-66-3W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1110.5241.591964-57-5L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1013.4353.5100913-67-7W1Game Log
New York Mets1014.4174.074895-65-8L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers138.619--116787-56-3L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds139.5910.51201057-56-4L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1111.5002.574817-64-5L1Game Log
Houston Astros1012.4553.581963-77-5L1Game Log
San Diego Padres813.3815.066884-94-4W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves814.3645.568992-76-7W2Game Log

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