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Baseball on Tuesday, May 16, 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 Yankees8Chicago White Sox3BoxKen Holtzman (1-0)Wilbur Wood (3-4)CHA  B Bonds (2)Chris Chambliss (9.3)
Oakland Athletics2Cleveland Indians3BoxDavid Clyde (1-0)Bob Lacey (3-1)NoneBuddy Bell (13.2)
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers4BoxSteve Foucault (1-2)Shane Rawley (0-4)DET  L Parrish (3)Julio Cruz (36.5)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals2BoxBill Lee (6-0)Paul Splittorff (4-3)BOS  D Evans (3)Dwight Evans (30.6)
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins8BoxDave Goltz (1-3)Jim Palmer (3-4)MIN  H Powell (1), B Wynegar (2)Butch Wynegar (18.9)
Milwaukee Brewers4Texas Rangers3BoxLary Sorensen (4-3)Doyle Alexander (3-2)NoneJim Sundberg (20.9)
California Angels4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMike Willis (1-2)Don Aase (2-2)NoneDave McKay (46.2)
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros6BoxMark Lemongello (3-4)Steve Carlton (4-4)HOU  T Puhl (2)Tim McCarver (13.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon Sutton (3-4)John Candelaria (2-6)PIT  W Stargell (4)Willie Stargell (13.5)
Cincinnati Reds5Montreal Expos1BoxTom Seaver (2-4)Wayne Twitchell (2-3)CIN  J Morgan (6)Joe Morgan (39.8)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres7BoxBob Owchinko (3-2)John Urrea (2-5)SLN  T Simmons (4)Gene Tenace (24.7)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxBob Knepper (5-1)Rick Reuschel (3-3)CHN  D Kingman (8)Mike Ivie (30.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers209.690--15910912-48-5W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox2312.6573.01921457-916-3W1Game Log
New York Yankees1912.6132.01271108-811-4W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1516.4846.01301317-128-4W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1517.4696.51711526-129-5W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1319.4068.51301634-119-8W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1319.4068.51331827-106-9L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2211.667--110999-613-5L1Game Log
California Angels1913.5942.51391157-612-7L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1814.5623.51381337-1011-4L1Game Log
Texas Rangers1515.5005.51161225-810-7L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1223.34311.01621717-135-10W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners1225.32412.01351805-137-12L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox920.31011.01061362-107-10L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1713.567--1481124-713-6L2Game Log
Montreal Expos1715.5311.01381248-89-7L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs1616.5002.011913710-96-7L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1518.4553.51341486-119-7L2Game Log
New York Mets1420.4125.01201409-105-10L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1422.3896.01431455-139-9L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2112.636--12111110-611-6W6Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2014.5881.517615910-710-7W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2014.5881.517913310-710-7W2Game Log
Houston Astros1516.4845.01161266-119-5W4Game Log
San Diego Padres1518.4556.01111336-119-7W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1218.4007.5911283-99-9W1Game Log

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