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Baseball on Friday, May 19, 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
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians7BoxJim Kern (4-1)Don Stanhouse (0-3)NoneJim Norris (51.6)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers7BoxBob Sykes (3-0)Mike Torrez (5-2)BOS  B Bailey (1), D Evans (4), J Rice (12)  DET  R Staub (4)Rusty Staub (21.7)
Minnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals3BoxRoger Erickson (3-3)Marty Pattin (1-1)KCA  H McRae (8)  MIN  B Rivera (1)Bombo Rivera (22.7)
California Angels7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFrank Tanana (7-1)Mike Caldwell (3-3)MIL  S Lezcano (8)Ron Jackson (19.3)
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics2BoxWilbur Wood (4-4)Pete Broberg (4-3)CHA  H Cruz (1)Bob Molinaro (33.9)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners6Box G1Tom House (2-2)Steve Comer (0-1)TEX  B Bonds (3)Bob Stinson (41.6)
Texas Rangers4Seattle Mariners2Box G2Doc Medich (1-1)Paul Mitchell (2-4)TEX  J Beniquez (1), B Wills (3)Ruppert Jones (15.8)
New York Yankees11Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDick Tidrow (2-3)Jesse Jefferson (2-5)NYA  C Chambliss (2), B Dent (1)Lou Piniella (25.6)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs6BoxDave Roberts (1-0)John Denny (3-2)CHN  I DeJesus (1)Bobby Murcer (14.4)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds4BoxDave Tomlin (2-1)Rollie Fingers (1-5)CIN  G Foster (6), J Morgan (7)  SDN  G Richards (2)Joe Morgan (27.0)
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros6BoxFloyd Bannister (1-2)Dick Ruthven (2-4)NoneBob Watson (15.4)
San Francisco Giants10Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJohn Montefusco (3-2)Bobby Castillo (0-3)LAN  R Monday 2 (11)  SFN  D Evans 2 (3), B Madlock (4)Rick Monday (52.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos3BoxDon Robinson (4-1)Rudy May (2-5)MON  T Perez (2)  PIT  S Brye (1), P Garner (2), D Parker (7)Dave Parker (25.6)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets4BoxSkip Lockwood (3-3)Tug McGraw (1-2)PHI  B Boone (4)Lee Mazzilli (48.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2210.687--17812513-59-5W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2313.6392.01971527-1016-3L1Game Log
New York Yankees2113.6182.014712110-911-4W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1717.5006.01451457-1210-5W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1619.4577.51831716-1210-7L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1420.4129.01431927-117-9L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1321.38210.01361794-129-9L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2214.611--1191159-813-6L4Game Log
California Angels2114.6000.51611309-712-7W2Game Log
Texas Rangers1816.5293.01351376-912-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1816.5293.01471467-1011-6L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins1423.3788.51751809-135-10W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox1121.3449.01261533-108-11W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1326.33310.51431895-138-13L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1815.545--1601235-913-6L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1817.5141.01481368-810-9L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs1717.5001.513014810-107-7W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1619.4573.01401617-129-7W1Game Log
New York Mets1721.4473.51361539-108-11W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1424.3686.51471565-159-9L8Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2312.657--14012311-612-6W8Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2215.5952.018716911-811-7W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2115.5832.519614410-711-8L1Game Log
Houston Astros1717.5005.51291356-1111-6W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1619.4577.01191396-1210-7L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1321.3829.51011464-129-9L3Game Log

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