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Baseball on Friday, May 05, 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
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike Flanagan (2-3)Geoff Zahn (2-1)NoneBilly Smith (16.0)
Cleveland Indians0California Angels5BoxNolan Ryan (2-1)Rick Wise (1-5)NoneCarney Lansford (7.2)
Kansas City Royals0Milwaukee Brewers9BoxMike Caldwell (2-1)Jim Colborn (1-1)MIL  S Lezcano 2 (3), B Oglivie (3)Sixto Lezcano (14.7)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees5BoxRon Guidry (3-0)Jon Matlack (2-4)TEX  R Zisk (8)Bert Campaneris (13.2)
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics5BoxJohn Henry Johnson (3-1)Jack Billingham (3-1)OAK  J Essian (2)Jim Essian (32.7)
Toronto Blue Jays1Seattle Mariners9BoxRick Honeycutt (2-3)Jesse Jefferson (1-4)SEA  S Braun (1)Steve Braun (36.3)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves5BoxTommy Boggs (1-3)Joe Niekro (1-4)ATL  T Boggs (1)  HOU  B Watson (4)Tommy Boggs (35.2)
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds3BoxSteve Rogers (3-3)Tom Hume (2-4)CIN  J Bench (6), D Driessen (4)  MON  L Parrish (1), E Valentine (2)Chris Speier (14.0)
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies9BoxJim Lonborg (3-2)Nino Espinosa (1-2)PHI  M Schmidt (5)Garry Maddox (18.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBurt Hooton (2-3)Bert Blyleven (1-3)LAN  D Baker (2)  PIT  E Ott (2)Dusty Baker (15.9)
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRandy Jones (2-2)John Urrea (2-3)NoneKeith Hernandez (22.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers156.714--1158510-45-2L1Game Log
New York Yankees149.6092.087785-69-3W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox1410.5832.51451183-711-3W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1112.4785.01331103-108-2W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1012.4555.599907-103-2L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1013.4356.0921235-75-6W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays816.3338.5871254-94-7L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics195.792--91566-213-3W5Game Log
California Angels159.6254.091805-210-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals149.6094.599906-78-2L4Game Log
Texas Rangers1011.4767.571892-78-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox713.35010.082942-75-6L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners920.31012.5991404-85-12W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins819.29612.51151285-113-8L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos138.619--92806-57-3W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies128.6000.5114764-58-3W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1211.5222.0811016-66-5L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1112.4783.0981104-57-7L3Game Log
New York Mets1115.4234.5861006-75-8L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1015.4005.0101973-67-9L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers168.667--1368610-56-3W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1410.5832.01351127-57-5L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1211.5223.578818-64-5W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1013.4355.575946-94-4W3Game Log
Houston Astros1014.4176.0861113-97-5L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves915.3757.0751092-77-8W1Game Log

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