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Baseball on Tuesday, May 23, 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
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike Flanagan (5-3)Jack Billingham (4-2)BAL  R Dempsey (1)Rick Dempsey (13.0)
Chicago White Sox4California Angels5BoxNolan Ryan (3-3)Jim Willoughby (0-3)CAL  D Baylor (11)Merv Rettenmund (32.1)
Texas Rangers2Minnesota Twins5BoxRoger Erickson (4-3)Jim Umbarger (2-3)MIN  G Borgmann (1), D Ford (5)Al Oliver (26.6)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees10BoxRon Guidry (6-0)Don Hood (3-2)NYA  C Chambliss (3), G Nettles (7)Chris Chambliss (12.3)
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics2BoxJerry Augustine (5-6)Matt Keough (2-3)OAK  G Burke (1)Cecil Cooper (19.3)
Kansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners4Box G1Dick Pole (4-4)Andy Hassler (0-1)KCA  G Brett (2)Leroy Stanton (36.5)
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners3Box G2Doug Bird (3-2)Shane Rawley (1-5)NoneClint Hurdle (32.4)
Boston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJesse Jefferson (3-5)Bill Campbell (2-4)BOS  B Hobson (8)John Mayberry (26.2)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds4BoxPreston Hanna (3-0)Fred Norman (5-1)CIN  J Bench (8), M Lum (1)Brian Asselstine (24.8)
New York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxNino Espinosa (4-2)Grant Jackson (0-1)NoneDoug Flynn (52.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxRollie Fingers (2-6)Tommy John (6-2)NoneTucker Ashford (61.4)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxRandy Moffitt (3-1)Joe Sambito (2-2)NoneTom Heintzelman (45.9)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRudy May (3-5)Bob Forsch (6-3)NoneBob Forsch (24.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2313.639--18814313-610-7L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2615.6342.521916810-1216-3L1Game Log
New York Yankees2414.6321.017613412-1012-4W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1919.5005.01941787-1212-7W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians1820.4746.01501627-1311-7L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1721.4477.01521969-128-9W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1524.3859.51542044-1211-12W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2416.600--1351279-815-8L1Game Log
California Angels2216.5791.01711429-913-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2019.5133.51641698-1212-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1919.5004.01451557-1212-7L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1724.4157.518819010-147-10W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1628.36410.01712065-1311-15L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1224.33310.01391724-138-11L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies1916.543--1741336-1013-6L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1917.5280.514315210-109-7W3Game Log
Montreal Expos2019.5132.01571529-811-11W2Game Log
New York Mets1922.4633.015317010-109-12W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1821.4623.01581739-139-8L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1427.3418.01521735-179-10L11Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2414.632--14613211-813-6W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2416.6001.021315111-813-8L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2517.5952.021418811-814-9L1Game Log
Houston Astros1819.4865.51481446-1212-7L2Game Log
San Diego Padres1822.4507.01361627-1411-8W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1523.3959.01131776-149-9W1Game Log

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