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Baseball on Saturday, May 20, 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 Orioles2Cleveland Indians1BoxJim Palmer (4-4)Rick Wise (2-7)NoneLee May (15.8)
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers5BoxBill Campbell (2-3)Steve Foucault (1-4)BOS  D Evans (5), J Rice (13)  DET  P Mankowski (2), M May (7)Milt May (28.8)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals6BoxRich Gale (4-0)Paul Thormodsgard (1-6)MIN  R Carew (4)Hal McRae (30.1)
California Angels4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBill Travers (1-1)Ken Brett (1-3)CAL  R Jackson (1)Gorman Thomas (45.2)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics4BoxRick Langford (1-2)Lerrin LaGrow (1-1)OAK  W Gross (4), J Newman (2)Jeff Newman (45.0)
Texas Rangers3Seattle Mariners7BoxShane Rawley (1-4)Fergie Jenkins (4-2)SEA  S Braun (2)  TEX  B Bonds (4), J Sundberg (2)Steve Braun (59.1)
New York Yankees8Toronto Blue Jays10BoxDave Lemanczyk (1-7)Ken Clay (0-2)NYA  G Nettles (6)  TOR  J Mayberry (5)John Mayberry (45.6)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs10BoxWoodie Fryman (2-4)Pete Falcone (0-2)CHN  D Kingman (9), D Rader (1)  SLN  J Morales (3), M Tyson (3)Larry Biittner (17.5)
San Diego Padres6Cincinnati Reds10BoxDave Tomlin (3-1)Rollie Fingers (1-6)NoneGeorge Foster (63.0)
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros13BoxJ.R. Richard (4-3)Tommy Boggs (1-5)HOU  J Cruz (1), D Walling (1)Denny Walling (14.2)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTerry Forster (1-0)Gary Lavelle (3-3)LAN  S Garvey (5)  SFN  D Evans (4)Lee Lacy (34.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Montreal Expos0BoxBert Blyleven (3-4)Wayne Twitchell (2-4)PIT  W Stargell 2 (6)Willie Stargell (33.0)
Philadelphia Phillies9New York Mets4BoxTug McGraw (2-2)Dale Murray (1-2)NYN  S Henderson (5)Larry Bowa (29.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2211.667--18313113-59-6L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2413.6492.02031578-1016-3W1Game Log
New York Yankees2114.6002.015513110-1011-4L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1718.4866.01461477-1210-6L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1719.4726.51891756-1211-7W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1520.4298.01451938-117-9W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1421.4009.01461874-1210-9W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2314.622--1231189-814-6W1Game Log
California Angels2115.5831.51651369-812-7L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1916.5433.01531497-1012-6W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1817.5144.01381446-1012-7L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1424.3689.51781869-145-10L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1426.35010.51501925-139-13W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1122.33310.01291573-118-11L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1915.559--1691276-913-6W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1817.5141.514015010-108-7W2Game Log
Montreal Expos1818.5002.01481428-810-10L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1719.4723.01461618-129-7W2Game Log
New York Mets1722.4364.51401629-108-12L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1425.3597.51491665-169-9L9Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2313.639--14212611-712-6L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2315.6051.019717511-812-7W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2215.5951.519914610-712-8W1Game Log
Houston Astros1817.5144.51421356-1112-6W2Game Log
San Diego Padres1620.4447.01251496-1310-7L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1322.3719.51011594-139-9L4Game Log

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