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Baseball on Friday, May 26, 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
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles4BoxTippy Martinez (1-1)Rick Wise (2-8)BAL  B Smith (1)  CLE  R Manning (1)Jim Norris (14.2)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox6BoxBill Lee (7-1)Milt Wilcox (3-2)BOS  D Evans 2 (8), J Rice (16)  DET  R Staub (5), J Thompson (12)Dwight Evans (21.6)
Milwaukee Brewers5California Angels6BoxPaul Hartzell (1-3)Eduardo Rodriguez (0-3)CAL  L Bostock (1)  MIL  S Bando (5), B Oglivie (6)Sal Bando (39.3)
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox1BoxAlan Wirth (2-3)Steve Stone (3-3)CHA  B Nahorodny (4)Dave Revering (18.8)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees4BoxSparky Lyle (3-1)Jerry Garvin (2-3)NYA  J Spencer (5)  TOR  J Mayberry 2 (9)Jim Spencer (67.6)
Seattle Mariners6Texas Rangers4BoxShane Rawley (2-5)Doyle Alexander (4-3)TEX  J Beniquez (2)Craig Reynolds (27.8)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves4BoxPhil Niekro (5-6)Randy Lerch (3-4)PHI  J Martin (3)Phil Niekro (13.6)
New York Mets4Houston Astros5BoxMark Lemongello (4-5)Jerry Koosman (2-5)HOU  J Alou (1), J Cruz (2)  NYN  W Montanez (5)Willie Montanez (35.5)
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn Candelaria (4-6)Steve Rogers (5-5)MON  L Parrish (3)  PIT  M Sanguillen (2)Manny Sanguillen (47.5)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres1BoxTom Seaver (4-4)Bob Shirley (2-5)CIN  J Bench (9)Cesar Geronimo (7.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants6BoxBob Knepper (6-2)Doug Rau (5-1)LAN  R Cey (5)  SFN  W McCovey (4)Willie McCovey (18.7)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDave Roberts (2-0)Pete Falcone (0-3)NoneDave Rader (24.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox2915.659--24217812-1217-3W3Game Log
New York Yankees2614.6502.018914012-1014-4W5Game Log
Detroit Tigers2416.6003.019515414-910-7L3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2020.5007.02061858-1312-7L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2022.4768.01612039-1211-10W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians1822.4509.01561757-1511-7L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1527.35713.01642254-1311-14L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels2516.610--1871489-916-7W4Game Log
Oakland Athletics2517.5950.513913510-815-9W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2219.5373.017917810-1212-7W3Game Log
Texas Rangers2120.5124.01591649-1212-8L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1726.3959.019120010-147-12L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners1730.36211.01862256-1311-17W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1227.30812.01411854-158-12L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs2217.564--16015711-1011-7W6Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1919.5002.51811486-1313-6L4Game Log
Montreal Expos2121.5002.516915810-1011-11L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2022.4763.51681829-1311-9W1Game Log
New York Mets2024.4554.516518311-129-12L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1529.3419.51561905-1710-12L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants2714.659--16313411-816-6W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2717.6141.522219312-815-9W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2418.5713.521716611-1013-8L3Game Log
Houston Astros1921.4757.51541596-1413-7W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1923.4528.51461687-1412-9L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1624.40010.51211846-1510-9W1Game Log

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