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Baseball on Friday, June 23, 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
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox5BoxBill Lee (8-3)Jim Palmer (10-5)BAL  A Mora (3)  BOS  C Fisk (7)Carlton Fisk (24.2)
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox1BoxDave Goltz (5-4)Ken Kravec (6-5)MIN  C Kusick (2)Craig Kusick (40.6)
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians8BoxRick Waits (5-7)Jesse Jefferson (5-7)CLE  G Alexander (11)  TOR  O Velez (3)Gary Alexander (17.2)
New York Yankees12Detroit Tigers3BoxSparky Lyle (5-1)Milt Wilcox (4-6)NYA  C Chambliss (6), R White (6)Paul Blair (26.5)
Oakland Athletics3Kansas City Royals5Box G1Paul Splittorff (9-6)Rick Langford (1-5)OAK  T Duncan (2)Al Cowens (18.0)
Oakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals4Box G2Pete Broberg (7-6)Dennis Leonard (7-10)OAK  M Page (7)Steve Braun (24.7)
Seattle Mariners3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxGlenn Abbott (3-4)Mike Caldwell (7-5)NoneLeon Roberts (14.9)
California Angels0Texas Rangers7Box G1Fergie Jenkins (8-3)Chris Knapp (7-6)TEX  B Bonds 2 (11)Bobby Bonds (37.4)
California Angels4Texas Rangers8Box G2Doyle Alexander (6-4)Tom Griffin (0-3)CAL  D Baylor (18)Bump Wills (16.4)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBurt Hooton (6-6)Fred Norman (8-4)LAN  S Garvey (9)Steve Garvey (9.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets3BoxDale Murray (3-3)Ed Whitson (1-2)NYN  L Mazzilli (5)Len Randle (32.9)
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies6Box G1Dick Ruthven (3-7)Dave Roberts (3-2)CHN  I DeJesus (3)  PHI  G Maddox (4), J Martin (4)Jerry Martin (15.6)
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies6Box G2Jim Lonborg (6-5)Dennis Lamp (2-8)NoneBake McBride (10.2)
Houston Astros0San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord Perry (8-2)Tom Dixon (3-3)NoneGene Richards (13.5)
Atlanta Braves0San Francisco Giants9BoxVida Blue (10-4)Preston Hanna (6-2)SFN  H Cruz (4), T Whitfield (5)Larry Herndon (10.3)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxPete Vuckovich (4-5)Rudy May (6-7)MON  A Dawson (10), E Valentine (10)  SLN  T Simmons (7)Keith Hernandez (23.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox4821.696--37626517-1531-6W2Game Log
New York Yankees4028.5887.530925419-1921-9W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4028.5887.527028122-1518-13L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3830.5599.533029217-1621-14L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers3333.50013.528127817-1816-15L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2936.44617.025127812-2317-13W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2145.31825.52433408-2413-21L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals3631.537--29927514-1922-12L1Game Log
Texas Rangers3632.5290.527025711-1725-15W4Game Log
California Angels3633.5221.029329417-1919-14L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics3436.4863.521924714-2120-15W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3136.4635.027226412-1719-19L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins2838.4247.528729117-2011-18W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2447.33814.027135511-2313-24W5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies3429.540--2792288-2026-9W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs3530.5381.026126316-2119-9L4Game Log
Montreal Expos3534.5073.028125515-1920-15L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3134.4774.026228214-2117-13L1Game Log
New York Mets3140.4377.025229015-1816-22W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2545.35712.523529811-2714-18W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants4324.642--26621117-1426-10W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4227.6092.031627720-1622-11L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3830.5595.533726915-1823-12W1Game Log
Houston Astros3034.46911.524425610-1920-15L1Game Log
San Diego Padres3137.45612.522626211-2220-15W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves2738.41515.022128911-2416-14L2Game Log

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