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Baseball on Monday, May 15, 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
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox1BoxJim Beattie (2-0)Rich Wortham (1-2)NoneLou Piniella (15.2)
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians2BoxJoe Coleman (3-0)Rick Wise (2-6)CLE  A Thornton (5)Gary Thomasson (21.0)
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers4BoxJim Slaton (4-1)Glenn Abbott (1-2)DET  M May (6)Milt May (37.5)
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals3BoxRich Gale (3-0)Allen Ripley (0-3)NoneClint Hurdle (25.1)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins9BoxMike Marshall (1-0)John Flinn (1-1)BAL  D DeCinces (3)  MIN  G Adams (1), W Norwood (2)Rod Carew (33.6)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers8BoxFergie Jenkins (4-1)Bill Travers (0-1)MIL  S Lezcano (6)  TEX  J Lowenstein (1)Bump Wills (12.7)
California Angels6Toronto Blue Jays10BoxBalor Moore (2-0)Paul Hartzell (0-3)CAL  B Grich (1)Bob Bailor (32.0)
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. Richard (3-3)Jim Lonborg (4-3)HOU  B Watson (5)Jose Cruz (31.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxCharlie Hough (1-0)Bert Blyleven (2-4)LAN  R Smith (7)  PIT  P Garner (1), W Stargell (3)Phil Garner (22.7)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres4BoxMark Lee (2-1)Pete Vuckovich (0-4)SDN  R Sweet (1), G Tenace (3)Gene Tenace (49.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers199.679--15510712-47-5W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2212.6473.01891436-916-3L1Game Log
New York Yankees1812.6002.01191077-811-4W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1416.4676.01271297-127-4L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1417.4526.51671495-129-5L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1318.4197.51321747-96-9L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1219.3878.51251594-118-8W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2210.687--108969-513-5W1Game Log
California Angels1912.6132.51351107-512-7L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1813.5813.51361307-1011-3W2Game Log
Texas Rangers1514.5175.51131185-810-6W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1224.33312.01331765-127-12L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1123.32412.01541707-134-10W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox919.32111.01031282-107-9L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1712.586--1471064-613-6L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1714.5481.01371198-89-6L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1615.5162.011613310-86-7W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1517.4693.51321456-109-7L1Game Log
New York Mets1420.4125.51201409-105-10L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1421.4006.01381385-129-9L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2012.625--11710810-610-6W5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1914.5761.51711589-710-7L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1914.5761.517613110-79-7W1Game Log
Houston Astros1416.4675.01101256-118-5W3Game Log
San Diego Padres1418.4376.01041286-118-7W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1218.4007.0911283-99-9W1Game Log

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