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Baseball on Sunday, July 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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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Texas Rangers3California Angels4BoxDyar Miller (3-0)Steve Comer (3-2)TEX  B Thompson (2), R Zisk (13)Lyman Bostock (23.5)
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins5Box G1Wilbur Wood (9-5)Geoff Zahn (7-6)CHA  B Nahorodny (7)  MIN  B Rivera (2), R Smalley (8)Bill Nahorodny (14.6)
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins9Box G2Mike Marshall (3-6)Ron Schueler (3-3)CHA  E Soderholm (8)  MIN  M Cubbage (4), R Wilfong (1)Rich Chiles (27.7)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees3Box G1Ron Guidry (13-0)John Hiller (6-4)DET  J Thompson (18)Mickey Rivers (40.5)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees5Box G2Rich Gossage (4-7)Jim Slaton (8-5)NYA  G Nettles (14), G Thomasson (7)Rusty Staub (31.7)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2Box G1Larry Gura (6-2)Bob Lacey (6-4)OAK  M Page (9)George Brett (33.8)
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics9Box G2Steve Renko (3-3)Andy Hassler (1-4)KCA  P LaCock (2)Jim Essian (27.3)
Milwaukee Brewers3Seattle Mariners4BoxShane Rawley (4-5)Bill Castro (3-1)MIL  D May (1)  SEA  T Paciorek (1)Tom Paciorek (60.7)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays0Box G1Rick Waits (6-8)Dave Lemanczyk (2-10)CLE  G Alexander (16)Gary Alexander (19.3)
Cleveland Indians1Toronto Blue Jays3Box G2Jesse Jefferson (6-7)Dave Freisleben (0-5)CLE  L Blanks (1)Larvell Blanks (15.2)
San Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil Niekro (9-9)Randy Moffitt (6-4)ATL  D Murphy (9)  SFN  J Clark (14), J LeMaster (1)Dale Murphy (91.2)
Philadelphia Phillies6Chicago Cubs5BoxDick Ruthven (5-7)Ken Holtzman (1-3)CHN  M Vail (1)  PHI  J Cardenal (2)Jose Cardenal (19.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds7BoxDoug Bair (2-3)Doug Rau (8-4)CIN  R Auerbach (2), G Foster (17)George Foster (69.6)
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros2BoxGaylord Perry (9-3)Tom Dixon (4-4)SDN  T Ashford (2), J Turner (3)Bob Watson (13.5)
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos4Box G1Pete Vuckovich (6-5)Woodie Fryman (3-6)SLN  T Simmons (9)George Hendrick (23.9)
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos2Box G2John Urrea (3-8)Rudy May (6-9)SLN  G Hendrick (7)George Hendrick (21.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox5224.684--40428519-1833-6L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4532.5847.539631919-1726-15L1Game Log
New York Yankees4533.5778.034729520-2225-11W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4235.54510.530534322-2120-14W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers3740.48115.532032420-2417-16L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians3641.46816.529331514-2522-16L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2849.36424.53043879-2619-23W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers4036.526--30227913-2127-15L1Game Log
California Angels4137.5261.032132917-2124-16W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals3938.5061.533332016-2523-13L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics4039.5061.525827815-2225-17W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3542.4555.532733415-2120-21L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins3242.4327.034034319-2313-19W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2852.35014.031341212-2416-28W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies4231.575--32125814-2228-9W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs3837.5075.030232016-2322-14L3Game Log
Montreal Expos3840.4876.530828416-2022-20L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3638.4866.530031816-2120-17W1Game Log
New York Mets3346.41812.028933217-2216-24L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3248.40013.527833217-2915-19W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants4830.615--33226520-1928-11L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4533.5773.037829921-2024-13L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4534.5703.534432122-2023-14W1Game Log
San Diego Padres3940.4949.527630314-2325-17W2Game Log
Houston Astros3441.45312.528830510-2224-19L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves3244.42115.027635512-2620-18W1Game Log


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