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Baseball on Friday, June 09, 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
New York Yankees3California Angels1BoxEd Figueroa (6-4)Frank Tanana (9-3)NYA  T Munson (3)Bucky Dent (47.1)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians7BoxDavid Clyde (4-0)Geoff Zahn (5-4)NoneRick Manning (36.9)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers3BoxJack Billingham (5-3)Paul Splittorff (7-5)DET  A Rodriguez (5)Aurelio Rodriguez (23.8)
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike Caldwell (6-3)Tom Murphy (2-2)NoneSixto Lezcano (20.4)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics3BoxMike Flanagan (8-4)Pete Broberg (6-5)BAL  R Dempsey (2), E Murray (9)Eddie Murray (28.9)
Boston Red Sox3Seattle Mariners2BoxLuis Tiant (5-0)Paul Mitchell (2-6)SEA  B Bochte (4)Bruce Bochte (14.6)
Chicago White Sox4Texas Rangers3BoxRon Schueler (1-1)Doc Medich (1-2)TEX  A Oliver (7)Bill Nahorodny (38.4)
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs5BoxDennis Lamp (2-5)Bob Owchinko (3-6)CHN  D Kingman (13)Gene Clines (18.1)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos10BoxDan Schatzeder (1-0)Tommy John (7-4)LAN  R Smith (11)  MON  L Parrish (7)Larry Parrish (32.4)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxSkip Lockwood (6-4)Bob Knepper (7-3)NoneSteve Henderson (46.1)
Atlanta Braves1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxLarry Christenson (4-4)Eddie Solomon (1-4)ATL  B Pocoroba (3)  PHI  G Luzinski 2 (12)Greg Luzinski (28.8)
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxGrant Jackson (1-1)Doug Bair (1-2)CIN  G Foster (12)Willie Stargell (44.8)
Houston Astros11St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJ.R. Richard (5-6)George Frazier (0-1)SLN  K Reitz (5)Jim Dwyer (35.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox3719.661--28622115-1522-4W1Game Log
New York Yankees3222.5934.023218616-1516-7W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers3023.5665.523819915-1315-10W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3025.5456.521624518-1312-12W8Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2726.5098.526323910-1517-11W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians2428.46211.020222511-1813-10W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1933.36516.02002646-1813-15L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics3224.571--19218412-1120-13L2Game Log
Texas Rangers2825.5282.520720610-1418-11L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2725.5193.024121911-1616-9L4Game Log
California Angels2827.5093.522822711-1317-14L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2429.4536.521622111-1613-13W5Game Log
Minnesota Twins2133.38910.023925414-187-15L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners1939.32814.02182886-1713-22L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs3121.596--22020513-1318-8W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2921.5801.02411857-1422-7W7Game Log
Montreal Expos3124.5641.524819911-1120-13W5Game Log
New York Mets2730.4746.521924413-1214-18W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2528.4726.520823711-1714-11W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2237.37312.520224010-2012-17L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants3221.604--20617515-1417-7L4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3423.5962.027825217-1317-10L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2827.5095.028023013-1815-9L3Game Log
Houston Astros2329.4428.51902087-1616-13W1Game Log
San Diego Padres2331.4269.518022410-2113-10L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves2033.37712.01722458-2112-12L2Game Log

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