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Baseball on Wednesday, June 21, 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 Yankees2Boston Red Sox9BoxDennis Eckersley (7-2)Jim Beattie (2-3)BOS  B Hobson (14), F Lynn (9), G Scott (5)  NYA  J Johnstone (1)Carl Yastrzemski (13.8)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals2BoxDan Spillner (2-0)Doug Bird (3-3)NoneJohnny Grubb (25.2)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxLary Sorensen (9-4)Dennis Martinez (6-4)NoneLarry Hisle (17.5)
California Angels5Minnesota Twins2BoxDon Aase (4-3)Geoff Zahn (7-5)CAL  D Baylor (17), D Machemer (1)  MIN  R Smalley (5)Rick Miller (18.1)
Detroit Tigers10Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJim Crawford (2-2)Don Kirkwood (1-1)DET  J Thompson (17), A Trammell (2)  TOR  O Velez (2)John Mayberry (31.8)
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBob Welch (1-0)Joe Sambito (3-4)HOU  J Ferguson (6)  LAN  D Baker (4)Dusty Baker (37.6)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets1BoxSteve Rogers (8-7)Mike Bruhert (1-5)MON  E Valentine (9)John Stearns (19.3)
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn Candelaria (7-6)Ray Burris (4-5)NoneOmar Moreno (39.1)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres0BoxAdrian Devine (4-3)Bob Shirley (3-9)NoneGary Matthews (27.2)
Cincinnati Reds0San Francisco Giants3BoxEd Halicki (4-1)Tom Seaver (8-5)NoneJack Clark (17.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox4721.691--37126317-1530-6W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3927.5917.025827321-1418-13L1Game Log
New York Yankees3828.5768.029324917-1921-9L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3828.5768.032727917-1621-12W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers3331.51612.027626217-1816-13W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2836.43717.024327512-2316-13W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2144.32324.52403328-2313-21L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals3530.538--29026714-1921-11L1Game Log
California Angels3531.5300.528527716-1719-14W3Game Log
Texas Rangers3332.5082.024725111-1722-15W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics3334.4933.020923013-1920-15L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3134.4774.026525412-1719-17L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins2737.4227.528328616-2011-17L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners2247.31915.02603499-2313-24W3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs3528.556--25925116-1919-9L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3129.5172.52652258-2023-9L3Game Log
Montreal Expos3433.5073.027524714-1820-15W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3133.4844.526027914-2017-13W2Game Log
New York Mets3039.4358.024928615-1815-21L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2444.35313.522629211-2613-18W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants4223.646--25720617-1425-9W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4126.6122.031127619-1522-11L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3729.5615.533326515-1822-11W1Game Log
Houston Astros2933.46811.52402509-1820-15L1Game Log
San Diego Padres2937.43913.522126211-2218-15L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves2736.42914.022127811-2216-14W3Game Log

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