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Baseball on Saturday, May 06, 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 Twins8Baltimore Orioles7BoxGreg Thayer (1-1)Don Stanhouse (0-2)NoneRod Carew (70.5)
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox6Box G1Bob Stanley (2-1)Jim Willoughby (0-2)BOS  D Evans (1)Jim Rice (48.8)
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox3Box G2Jim Wright (1-0)Francisco Barrios (1-2)BOS  D Evans (2), J Rice (8)Jim Rice (9.9)
Cleveland Indians3California Angels7BoxChris Knapp (4-2)Mike Paxton (0-2)CAL  R Fairly (3), M Rettenmund (1)  CLE  P Dade (3)Dave Chalk (18.1)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxLary Sorensen (3-2)Doug Bird (1-2)KCA  D Porter (4)  MIL  S Bando (3)Sal Bando (47.9)
Texas Rangers9New York Yankees5BoxJim Umbarger (1-1)Dick Tidrow (1-3)NYA  R Jackson (5)Toby Harrah (15.1)
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics0BoxBob Sykes (1-0)Alan Wirth (1-3)DET  J Thompson (6)Milt May (11.6)
Toronto Blue Jays0Seattle Mariners6BoxPaul Mitchell (2-3)Dave Lemanczyk (0-6)NoneJulio Cruz (22.6)
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves2BoxDave Campbell (1-1)Ken Forsch (1-1)NoneDarrel Chaney (12.8)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1BoxRandy Moffitt (2-1)Guillermo Hernandez (2-1)NoneJohnnie LeMaster (36.5)
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds6BoxTom Seaver (1-3)Rudy May (2-2)MON  L Parrish (2)Cesar Geronimo (9.4)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSteve Carlton (3-3)Pat Zachry (3-1)NYN  L Mazzilli (4)  PHI  G Luzinski (4)Greg Luzinski (43.1)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn Candelaria (2-4)Don Sutton (2-3)LAN  L Lacy (2)Rick Monday (14.7)
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJohn Denny (3-1)Gaylord Perry (2-1)NoneGarry Templeton (13.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers166.727--1218511-45-2W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1610.6152.01541223-713-3W4Game Log
New York Yankees1410.5833.092875-69-4L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1212.5005.01371133-109-2W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians1013.4356.5102977-113-2L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1014.4177.0991315-75-7L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays817.3209.5871314-104-7L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics196.760--91626-213-4L1Game Log
California Angels169.6403.098835-211-7W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1410.5834.5102946-88-2L5Game Log
Texas Rangers1111.5006.580943-78-4W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1020.33311.51051404-86-12W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins919.32111.51231356-113-8W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox715.31810.5861032-95-6L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies138.619--121784-59-3W2Game Log
Montreal Expos139.5910.594866-67-3L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1212.5002.51011124-58-7W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1212.5002.5821036-66-6L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1115.4234.5102973-68-9W1Game Log
New York Mets1116.4075.0881076-85-8L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers169.640--1388910-66-3L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1510.6001.01411147-58-5W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1311.5422.580829-64-5W2Game Log
San Diego Padres1014.4175.575956-104-4L1Game Log
Houston Astros1015.4006.0871133-107-5L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves1015.4006.0771102-78-8W2Game Log

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