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Baseball on Sunday, May 07, 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 Twins15Baltimore Orioles9BoxMac Scarce (1-1)Jim Palmer (3-2)BAL  D DeCinces (2), L May (5), K Singleton (2)Mike Cubbage (26.7)
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox5BoxMike Torrez (4-1)Pablo Torrealba (1-4)BOS  J Rice (9), C Yastrzemski (1)Carl Yastrzemski (18.5)
Cleveland Indians3California Angels16BoxDon Aase (2-1)Rick Waits (2-2)CAL  D Baylor (8)  CLE  W Cage (1)Merv Rettenmund (16.0)
Kansas City Royals8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxRich Gale (2-0)Jerry Augustine (4-4)KCA  F White (1)Freddie Patek (30.3)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees3BoxRich Gossage (2-3)Len Barker (1-2)NYA  C Chambliss (1), G Nettles (3)Graig Nettles (17.9)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics0BoxMilt Wilcox (2-1)Matt Keough (2-1)DET  J Thompson (7), A Trammell (1)Jason Thompson (10.6)
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners9BoxEnrique Romo (3-0)Mike Willis (0-2)SEA  L Roberts (4)  TOR  B Bailor (1), R Bosetti (1), T Hutton (2)Bruce Bochte (35.3)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1BoxVida Blue (4-1)Ray Burris (2-2)NoneBill Buckner (18.6)
Montreal Expos19Cincinnati Reds5Box G1Wayne Twitchell (2-2)Paul Moskau (0-1)CIN  D Concepcion (2), J Morgan (5)  MON  A Dawson (4), T Perez (1), E Valentine (3)Gary Carter (10.6)
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds4Box G2Manny Sarmiento (2-1)Ross Grimsley (5-1)MON  A Dawson (5)Andre Dawson (37.2)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies8BoxGene Garber (1-0)Craig Swan (1-2)PHI  B Boone (3), R Hebner (2), G Luzinski 2 (6)Greg Luzinski (58.1)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim Rooker (2-1)Tommy John (4-1)LAN  R Smith (5)Phil Garner (15.3)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob Forsch (5-2)Dave Freisleben (0-3)SDN  G Richards (1)  SLN  K Hernandez (3)Ken Reitz (39.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers176.739--1258512-45-2W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox1710.6302.01591223-714-3W5Game Log
New York Yankees1510.6003.095895-610-4W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1213.4806.01431213-109-3L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1014.4177.51051137-123-2L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1015.4008.01081465-75-8L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays818.30810.5941404-114-7L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics197.731--91666-213-5L2Game Log
California Angels179.6542.0114865-212-7W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals1510.6003.51101007-88-2W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1112.4786.582973-88-4L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1120.35510.51141474-87-12W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins1019.34510.51381447-113-8W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox716.30410.5861082-105-6L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies148.636--129834-510-3W3Game Log
Montreal Expos1410.5831.0115957-77-3L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1312.5202.51071164-59-7W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs1213.4803.5831056-66-7L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1215.4444.51101013-69-9W2Game Log
New York Mets1117.3936.0931156-95-8L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1610.615--1429510-76-3L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1611.5930.51501357-59-6W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1411.5601.5828310-64-5W3Game Log
Houston Astros1015.4005.5871133-107-5L4Game Log
San Diego Padres1015.4005.5791036-114-4L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1015.4005.5771102-78-8W2Game Log

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