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Baseball on Thursday, May 18, 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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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike Flanagan (4-3)Jim Clancy (2-3)BAL  D DeCinces 2 (5)Doug DeCinces (39.4)
California Angels9Chicago White Sox5BoxChris Knapp (5-3)Francisco Barrios (1-4)CAL  D Baylor (10)Don Baylor (29.8)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians3BoxRon Guidry (5-0)Dennis Kinney (0-2)CLE  A Thornton (6)Mickey Rivers (30.6)
Minnesota Twins8Kansas City Royals6BoxGeoff Zahn (3-2)Dennis Leonard (3-7)KCA  H McRae (7)  MIN  R Carew (3), W Norwood (3)Mike Cubbage (21.8)
Detroit Tigers7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxBill Castro (1-0)Steve Foucault (1-3)DET  S Kemp (2), J Thompson (10)  MIL  G Thomas (8)Paul Molitor (37.0)
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers6BoxJim Umbarger (2-2)Matt Keough (2-2)NoneRichie Zisk (26.5)
Philadelphia Phillies8Houston Astros5BoxGene Garber (2-0)Joe Sambito (2-1)PHI  J Martin (2)Bob Watson (50.8)
Cincinnati Reds3Montreal Expos2BoxFred Norman (5-0)Steve Rogers (4-4)MON  E Valentine (4)Ken Griffey (39.4)
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets8BoxSkip Lockwood (2-3)Eddie Solomon (1-3)NoneWillie Montanez (53.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2110.677--17112013-58-5L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2312.6572.01921457-916-3W1Game Log
New York Yankees2013.6062.01361189-911-4W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1617.4856.01381407-129-5L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1618.4716.51821646-1210-6W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1419.4248.01381857-107-9W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1320.3949.01331684-129-8L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2213.629--1171099-813-5L3Game Log
California Angels2014.5881.51541298-712-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1815.5453.01441417-1011-5L2Game Log
Texas Rangers1715.5313.51261295-812-7W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1323.3619.51701778-135-10W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1225.32411.01351805-137-12L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1021.32310.01201512-108-11L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1814.562--1571195-813-6W1Game Log
Montreal Expos1816.5291.01451318-810-8L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1617.4852.512414610-106-7L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1519.4414.01351586-129-7L3Game Log
New York Mets1621.4324.51321509-107-11W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1423.3786.51451505-149-9L7Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2212.647--13011610-612-6W7Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2114.6001.518913410-711-7W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2115.5832.018316611-810-7W1Game Log
Houston Astros1617.4855.51231356-1110-6L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1618.4716.01161356-1110-7W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves1320.3948.51011404-119-9L2Game Log


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