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Baseball on Wednesday, May 03, 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
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles1BoxDoyle Alexander (2-1)Don Stanhouse (0-1)NoneRichie Zisk (55.4)
Minnesota Twins9Boston Red Sox11BoxTom Burgmeier (1-0)Dave Johnson (0-2)NoneCarl Yastrzemski (39.3)
Detroit Tigers7California Angels4BoxJim Slaton (3-1)Frank Tanana (5-1)NoneSteve Dillard (25.6)
Chicago White Sox0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJerry Augustine (4-3)Rich Wortham (0-1)NonePaul Molitor (28.3)
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees6BoxEd Figueroa (4-1)Dennis Leonard (3-4)KCA  A Cowens (2), C Hurdle (2), A Otis (3)  NYA  R Jackson (4), G Nettles (2), J Spencer (4)Graig Nettles (26.3)
Toronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics11BoxPete Broberg (4-0)Jim Clancy (1-2)OAK  G Alexander (8)Mike Edwards (26.3)
Cleveland Indians10Seattle Mariners5BoxDon Hood (3-0)Byron McLaughlin (0-2)CLE  W Horton (5)  SEA  D Meyer (4)Willie Horton (28.4)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Chicago Cubs5BoxDoug Rau (4-0)Ray Burris (2-1)CHN  D Kingman (3)  LAN  R Monday (9)Ron Cey (32.8)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds12BoxFred Norman (4-0)Larry Christenson (2-2)NonePete Rose (21.3)
Houston Astros3Montreal Expos10BoxRoss Grimsley (5-0)J.R. Richard (1-3)HOU  C Cedeno (3)  MON  G Carter (3)Gary Carter (21.6)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn D'Acquisto (1-0)Jim Bibby (3-2)PIT  D Parker (6)  SDN  O Gamble (2), J Turner (2)Jerry Turner (21.9)
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim Barr (2-3)Eric Rasmussen (2-3)NoneLarry Herndon (14.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers155.750--1148010-35-2W2Game Log
New York Yankees139.5913.082765-68-3W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox1310.5653.51371173-710-3W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1011.4765.599857-93-2W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1012.4556.01241103-107-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles913.4097.0901225-74-6L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays815.3488.5861164-84-7L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics185.783--86556-212-3W4Game Log
Kansas City Royals148.6363.599816-68-2L3Game Log
California Angels149.6094.086805-29-7L3Game Log
Texas Rangers1010.5006.569842-68-4W7Game Log
Chicago White Sox713.3509.582942-75-6L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins817.32011.01131185-93-8L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners820.28612.5901394-84-12L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos128.600--88775-57-3W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies118.5790.5105724-57-3L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1210.5451.080976-66-4L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1111.5002.0961034-57-6L2Game Log
New York Mets1014.4174.074895-65-8L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1014.4174.0100953-67-8L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers148.636--125838-56-3W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds149.6090.51321087-57-4W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1211.5222.578818-64-5W1Game Log
Houston Astros1013.4354.5841063-87-5L2Game Log
San Diego Padres913.4095.073935-94-4W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves814.3646.068992-76-7W2Game Log

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