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Baseball on Wednesday, May 31, 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
Toronto Blue Jays6Boston Red Sox2BoxJim Clancy (4-4)Bill Lee (7-2)NoneOtto Velez (15.6)
California Angels2Chicago White Sox17BoxSteve Stone (4-3)Don Aase (2-3)CAL  R Fairly (5)  CHA  H Cruz (2), C Lemon (5), J Orta (7)Jorge Orta (29.4)
Milwaukee Brewers0Detroit Tigers3BoxMilt Wilcox (4-2)Bill Travers (1-2)DET  A Rodriguez (4)Aurelio Rodriguez (24.1)
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals8BoxPaul Splittorff (6-4)Glenn Abbott (1-4)KCA  A Otis (7), F White (2)Frank White (16.8)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees2BoxMike Flanagan (6-4)Ed Figueroa (5-3)BAL  K Singleton (4)Ken Singleton (32.8)
Cincinnati Reds10Atlanta Braves4BoxTom Seaver (5-4)Dick Ruthven (2-5)ATL  B Pocoroba (1)  CIN  G Foster (9), M Lum (3), P Rose (4)Pete Rose (25.5)
San Francisco Giants0Houston Astros1BoxMark Lemongello (5-5)Vida Blue (6-3)NoneBill Madlock (21.1)
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBob Shirley (3-5)Doug Rau (5-2)NoneDerrel Thomas (29.4)
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos9BoxRudy May (5-5)Dennis Lamp (1-5)CHN  I DeJesus (2)  MON  T Perez (4), E Valentine (6)Ellis Valentine (23.1)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets4BoxBob Forsch (7-3)Mike Bruhert (1-4)NYN  W Montanez (7)Keith Hernandez (14.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJohn Candelaria (5-6)Randy Lerch (3-5)NonePhil Garner (16.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox3416.680--26219412-1222-4L1Game Log
New York Yankees2917.6303.020616013-1116-6L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers2620.5656.021217114-1212-8W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2322.5118.522020010-1413-8L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2325.47910.018022311-1312-12W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians2124.46710.51711869-1612-8W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1731.35416.01862486-1711-14W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2720.574--15214912-1115-9L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2519.5681.520319011-1214-7W6Game Log
California Angels2521.5431.51961889-1216-9L5Game Log
Texas Rangers2322.5113.01711769-1214-10L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1928.4048.020821712-157-13W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1728.3789.01811954-1513-13W5Game Log
Seattle Mariners1733.34011.51932446-1611-17L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs2420.545--17217913-1311-7L3Game Log
Montreal Expos2522.5321.520617111-1114-11W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2221.5121.52011647-1415-7L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2225.4683.518021010-1512-10W1Game Log
New York Mets2327.4604.019321213-1210-15L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1832.3609.01792108-1810-14W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants3016.652--17914413-917-7L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3019.6121.524821115-1015-9W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2720.5743.524518412-1115-9L1Game Log
San Diego Padres2126.4479.51621948-1613-10W1Game Log
Houston Astros2025.4449.51641816-1414-11W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1827.40011.51442136-1512-12L1Game Log

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