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Baseball on Friday, May 12, 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
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur Wood (3-3)Jerry Augustine (4-5)NoneLamar Johnson (10.1)
California Angels3Cleveland Indians4BoxMike Paxton (1-2)Nolan Ryan (2-2)CLE  R Hassey (1)Willie Horton (30.0)
Oakland Athletics10Detroit Tigers4BoxElias Sosa (4-0)John Hiller (3-1)DET  L Parrish (2)  OAK  G Alexander (9), G Thomasson (3)Gary Thomasson (53.4)
New York Yankees3Kansas City Royals4BoxDoug Bird (2-2)Rich Gossage (2-4)KCA  A Otis (5)  NYA  G Nettles (5)Graig Nettles (37.4)
Baltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers9BoxJon Matlack (3-4)Jim Palmer (3-3)BAL  E Murray (6)  TEX  R Zisk (9)Juan Beniquez (33.7)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJesse Jefferson (2-4)Shane Rawley (0-3)TOR  J Mayberry (4)Rico Carty (20.6)
Chicago Cubs9Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDonnie Moore (2-0)Don Sutton (2-4)CHN  J Wallis (1)  LAN  S Garvey (4)Steve Garvey (33.8)
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos5BoxRoss Grimsley (6-1)Rick Camp (0-1)NoneChris Speier (29.0)
Houston Astros5New York Mets4BoxTom Dixon (2-0)Skip Lockwood (1-3)HOU  E Cabell (2)John Stearns (49.6)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBill Bonham (4-0)Randy Lerch (3-2)CIN  D Driessen (7)Dan Driessen (13.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres6BoxMark Lee (1-1)Kent Tekulve (2-2)NoneDave Winfield (26.4)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants9BoxVida Blue (5-1)John Urrea (2-4)SFN  T Heintzelman (2), B Madlock (3), T Whitfield (3)  SLN  T Simmons (3)Willie McCovey (17.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers178.680--13410212-45-4L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2011.6453.01781364-816-3W1Game Log
New York Yankees1611.5932.0101945-711-4L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1314.4815.01201217-126-2W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1216.4296.51501363-119-5L4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1117.3937.51181625-86-9L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1118.3798.01091444-117-7W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics209.690--102777-413-5W1Game Log
California Angels1810.6431.5124956-312-7L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1612.5713.51211157-109-2W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1412.5384.51021045-89-4W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox916.3609.0971132-107-6W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners1123.32411.51221664-117-12L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins1021.32311.01411547-133-8L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1610.615--137934-512-5L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1613.5521.51331178-88-5W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1514.5172.51041219-76-7W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1415.4833.51201325-89-7L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1417.4524.51221185-89-9L1Game Log
New York Mets1419.4245.51161339-105-9L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants1712.586--1019510-67-6W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1813.5811.01631488-610-7W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1713.5670.515711310-77-6L3Game Log
Houston Astros1216.4294.5981215-117-5W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1217.4145.0941196-116-6W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1117.3935.5891242-89-9L2Game Log

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