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Baseball on Sunday, May 21, 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 Orioles3Cleveland Indians0Box G1Scott McGregor (3-3)Rick Waits (3-3)BAL  R Dauer (2)Doug DeCinces (8.9)
Baltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians3Box G2David Clyde (2-0)Nelson Briles (1-3)NoneRick Manning (13.5)
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers2Box G1Milt Wilcox (3-1)Bill Lee (6-1)DET  J Thompson (11)Jason Thompson (18.5)
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers3Box G2Luis Tiant (2-0)Dave Rozema (2-2)DET  P Mankowski (3)Bob Montgomery (18.9)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals2BoxGary Serum (3-0)Paul Splittorff (4-4)NoneRod Carew (23.9)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxLary Sorensen (5-3)Dave LaRoche (3-1)CAL  R Fairly (4)Ben Oglivie (31.5)
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics2Box G1Steve Stone (3-2)Bob Lacey (3-2)CHA  L Johnson (3)Junior Moore (24.4)
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics8Box G2John Henry Johnson (4-2)Francisco Barrios (1-5)OAK  M Page (2)Glenn Burke (11.5)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners4BoxDoyle Alexander (4-2)Enrique Romo (3-1)SEA  B Stinson 2 (3)  TEX  A Oliver (4), R Zisk (10)Al Oliver (67.4)
New York Yankees2Toronto Blue Jays1Box G1Ed Figueroa (5-1)Tom Underwood (1-4)NYA  C Johnson (2)Cliff Johnson (31.0)
New York Yankees9Toronto Blue Jays1Box G2Ken Clay (1-2)Jerry Garvin (2-2)NYA  T Munson (1)Thurman Munson (19.8)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxRick Reuschel (4-3)Mark Littell (1-6)NoneDave Rader (14.8)
San Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds2Box G1Bob Shirley (2-4)Manny Sarmiento (3-2)CIN  G Foster (7)Bill Almon (9.5)
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds1Box G2Tom Seaver (3-4)John D'Acquisto (1-1)NonePete Rose (8.1)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros4BoxPhil Niekro (4-6)Mark Lemongello (3-5)ATL  G Matthews (5)Art Howe (25.6)
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBurt Hooton (3-4)Bob Knepper (5-2)LAN  R Cey (4), L Lacy (4)  SFN  J Clark (5)Lee Lacy (17.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos0BoxJohn Candelaria (3-6)Ross Grimsley (6-2)PIT  O Moreno (1), R Stennett (2)Omar Moreno (19.4)
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets6BoxSkip Lockwood (4-3)Tug McGraw (2-3)NYN  J Stearns (2)  PHI  M Schmidt (8)Willie Montanez (53.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2312.657--18814113-510-7L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2514.6412.02131629-1116-3W1Game Log
New York Yankees2314.6221.016613312-1011-4W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1819.4866.01911766-1212-7W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1819.4866.01491527-1211-7W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1621.4328.01501969-127-9L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1423.37810.01481984-1210-11L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2415.615--1331249-815-7W1Game Log
California Angels2116.5682.01661389-912-7L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1917.5283.51551527-1012-7L1Game Log
Texas Rangers1917.5283.51431487-1012-7W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1524.3859.018118810-145-10W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1223.34310.01351674-128-11L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1427.34111.01541975-139-14L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1916.543--1741336-1013-6L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1917.5280.514315210-109-7W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1819.4862.01531619-129-7W3Game Log
Montreal Expos1819.4862.01481498-810-11L4Game Log
New York Mets1822.4503.51461679-109-12W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1426.3507.51511695-179-9L10Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2314.622--14313011-812-6L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2315.6050.520314710-713-8W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2416.6001.520018211-813-8W1Game Log
Houston Astros1818.5004.51461416-1112-7L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1721.4476.51321527-1410-7L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1422.3898.51071635-139-9W1Game Log

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