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Baseball on Friday, June 02, 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
Boston Red Sox6California Angels1BoxLuis Tiant (4-0)Nolan Ryan (3-5)BOS  B Hobson (9)Butch Hobson (25.7)
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers2BoxRoger Erickson (6-3)Jack Billingham (4-3)NoneRoy Smalley (19.2)
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals1BoxFrancisco Barrios (3-5)Andy Hassler (0-2)CHA  B Nahorodny (5)Bill Nahorodny (20.1)
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJim Kern (5-1)Bob McClure (0-2)CLE  B Bell (2), A Thornton (7)  MIL  D Money (2), C Moore (2)Andre Thornton (45.2)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics1BoxRon Guidry (8-0)John Henry Johnson (4-3)OAK  G Alexander (10)Cliff Johnson (13.8)
Baltimore Orioles10Seattle Mariners9BoxDennis Martinez (4-3)Jim Colborn (1-3)BAL  A Mora (2), B Smith (2)  SEA  J Hale (1), C Reynolds (2)Leroy Stanton (32.5)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJesse Jefferson (4-6)Jon Matlack (5-6)NoneRoy Howell (30.8)
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs2BoxDonnie Moore (3-1)Jamie Easterly (1-3)ATL  R Gilbreath (1)Jeff Burroughs (18.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds3BoxDave Tomlin (4-1)Jim Rooker (2-5)CIN  J Bench (10), G Foster (10)George Foster (26.4)
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros2BoxJoe Sambito (3-3)John Denny (4-4)HOU  J Cruz (3)Ted Simmons (24.0)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos5BoxGary Lavelle (4-3)Darold Knowles (2-1)MON  L Parrish (5), E Valentine (7)Ellis Valentine (45.8)
San Diego Padres5New York Mets4BoxRandy Jones (5-3)Nino Espinosa (5-3)NYN  J Stearns (3)  SDN  D Winfield (7)Tom Grieve (16.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim Lonborg (5-3)Burt Hooton (4-5)LAN  R Cey (6), B Russell (2)  PHI  R Hebner (4), B McBride (2)Richie Hebner (15.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox3516.686--26819513-1222-4W1Game Log
New York Yankees3018.6253.520916214-1116-7W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2721.5626.521817814-1213-9L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2525.5009.519123213-1312-12W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2324.48910.022921110-1513-9L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians2224.47810.517819210-1612-8W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1831.36716.01892496-1712-14W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals2620.565--21419511-1215-8L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics2721.5621.015315212-1115-10L2Game Log
California Angels2522.5321.51971949-1216-10L6Game Log
Texas Rangers2423.5112.51821869-1315-10L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2029.4087.521922913-167-13W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1828.3918.01861965-1513-13W6Game Log
Seattle Mariners1735.32712.02022646-1711-18L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs2520.556--17418013-1312-7W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2321.5231.52051667-1416-7W1Game Log
Montreal Expos2523.5211.521117711-1114-12L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2226.4584.518221310-1612-10L1Game Log
New York Mets2328.4515.019721713-1210-16L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1833.35310.01802128-1910-14L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants3116.660--18514914-917-7W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3119.6201.525121315-1016-9W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2721.5624.524718812-1215-9L2Game Log
San Diego Padres2226.4589.51671989-1613-10W2Game Log
Houston Astros2125.4579.51661826-1415-11W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1828.39112.51452156-1612-12L2Game Log

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