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Baseball on Wednesday, July 05, 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
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles3Box G1Mike Flanagan (12-5)Jerry Garvin (2-9)BAL  A Mora (5)Lee May (13.4)
Toronto Blue Jays6Baltimore Orioles8Box G2Joe Kerrigan (1-0)Tom Murphy (2-7)BAL  D DeCinces (9), R Dempsey (5)Tim Johnson (26.2)
Boston Red Sox9Chicago White Sox2BoxBill Lee (9-3)Steve Stone (6-6)BOS  F Lynn 2 (12), C Yastrzemski (6)Fred Lynn (38.3)
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers13BoxJack Billingham (7-5)Rick Wise (6-11)CLE  G Alexander (17)  DET  R Staub (11)Phil Mankowski (18.1)
California Angels1Kansas City Royals10BoxDennis Leonard (8-11)Nolan Ryan (3-7)KCA  H McRae (10), A Otis (12)Darrell Porter (15.8)
Milwaukee Brewers1Minnesota Twins3BoxDave Goltz (7-5)Lary Sorensen (11-5)NoneButch Wynegar (26.5)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners3BoxMatt Keough (6-4)Shane Rawley (4-6)OAK  M Guerrero (3), J Newman (5)Mario Guerrero (44.4)
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers3BoxJon Matlack (7-8)Don Gullett (4-1)TEX  B Bonds (12)Bobby Bonds (27.5)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds2BoxPaul Moskau (1-2)Joe Niekro (5-6)NoneCesar Geronimo (20.8)
Atlanta Braves9Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDave Campbell (3-2)Charlie Hough (2-2)LAN  J Ferguson (8), S Garvey (12)Dale Murphy (39.1)
Philadelphia Phillies7New York Mets5BoxWarren Brusstar (2-0)Jerry Koosman (2-9)NYN  L Mazzilli (9)  PHI  G Luzinski (19)Barry Foote (18.7)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants5BoxJohn Curtis (2-1)Rollie Fingers (4-8)SDN  O Gamble (6)  SFN  W McCovey (9)Willie McCovey (51.7)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMike Krukow (2-0)Bob Forsch (9-7)NoneGreg Gross (16.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox5424.692--42229220-1834-6W2Game Log
New York Yankees4535.56210.035430720-2425-11L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4535.56210.040133619-2026-15L4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4536.55610.532236323-2222-14W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers3941.48716.034134120-2419-17W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3743.46218.030933414-2623-17L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2952.35826.532540610-2919-23L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4339.524--27728818-2225-17W4Game Log
Texas Rangers4138.5191.531229013-2328-15W1Game Log
California Angels4239.5190.533234718-2324-16L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals4139.5121.035133116-2525-14W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox3743.4625.033835015-2122-22L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins3542.4555.535734819-2316-19W4Game Log
Seattle Mariners2855.33715.532343112-2416-31L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies4432.579--33126916-2328-9W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs4137.5264.032032819-2322-14W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3839.4946.530732416-2122-18W2Game Log
Montreal Expos3942.4817.531429117-2222-20L2Game Log
New York Mets3448.41513.030034217-2217-26L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3251.38615.528635017-2915-22L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants4932.605--34528020-1929-13W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4735.5732.535533222-2025-15W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4635.5683.039231321-2025-15L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4141.5008.529131616-2425-17L1Game Log
Houston Astros3543.44912.529931611-2424-19L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves3445.43014.029036914-2720-18W1Game Log

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