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Baseball on Saturday, July 08, 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
Seattle Mariners5California Angels10Box G1Chris Knapp (10-6)Glenn Abbott (3-7)SEA  B Bochte (7), L Roberts (11)Joe Rudi (55.3)
Seattle Mariners0California Angels5Box G2Dave Frost (2-1)Jim Colborn (1-7)NoneDave Chalk (23.1)
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox0BoxJim Clancy (6-7)Ken Kravec (7-6)TOR  R Cerone (1)Roy Howell (11.5)
Boston Red Sox12Cleveland Indians5Box G1Dennis Eckersley (10-2)Mike Paxton (6-5)BOS  C Fisk (11), C Yastrzemski (9)  CLE  B Bell (4)Carlton Fisk (16.1)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians2Box G2Jim Wright (4-1)David Clyde (4-5)NoneAndre Thornton (21.2)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals11BoxRich Gale (9-3)Dennis Martinez (7-7)NonePete LaCock (17.3)
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxEduardo Rodriguez (1-3)Rich Gossage (4-8)MIL  L Hisle 2 (19)  NYA  C Johnson (4)Larry Hisle (83.8)
Minnesota Twins9Oakland Athletics8BoxMike Marshall (4-6)Dave Heaverlo (3-4)NoneRoy Smalley (57.1)
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers1BoxMilt Wilcox (6-7)Doyle Alexander (6-5)DET  S Kemp (6)Bobby Bonds (27.2)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves6Box G1Craig Skok (2-1)John D'Acquisto (1-2)ATL  B Horner (4)Bob Horner (38.9)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves0Box G2Eric Rasmussen (7-7)Jamie Easterly (2-5)SDN  G Tenace (7), D Winfield (16)Don Reynolds (15.5)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds2BoxGary Lavelle (6-7)Manny Sarmiento (6-5)NoneDan Driessen (43.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros1Box G1Burt Hooton (8-7)Floyd Bannister (3-4)LAN  R Smith (12)Dave Lopes (15.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros5Box G2Tommy John (10-6)Tom Dixon (4-5)NoneJohnny Oates (35.3)
Chicago Cubs0New York Mets7BoxKevin Kobel (1-1)Ray Burris (5-6)NYN  L Mazzilli (10)Len Randle (10.9)
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies6Box G1Larry Christenson (6-8)Woodie Fryman (3-7)MON  G Carter (8)  PHI  B McBride (3)Richie Hebner (35.8)
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies1Box G2Hal Dues (3-4)Jim Lonborg (7-6)MON  W Cromartie (4), L Parrish (10)  PHI  R Hebner (7)Hal Dues (11.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxSilvio Martinez (3-3)Don Robinson (5-3)SLN  G Hendrick (8), T Simmons (10)George Hendrick (25.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox5725.695--45331523-1934-6W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4735.57310.041334119-2028-15W2Game Log
New York Yankees4637.55411.536632121-2625-11L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4539.53613.032637923-2422-15L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers4241.50615.536635322-2420-17W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians3846.45220.033036614-2724-19L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3252.38126.033340813-2919-23W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels4639.541--36535919-2327-16W4Game Log
Kansas City Royals4340.5182.036734416-2527-15W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4141.5003.532231413-2328-18L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics4343.5003.528930418-2325-20L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins3842.4755.537035822-2316-19W7Game Log
Chicago White Sox3746.4468.034636315-2122-25L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners2958.33318.033645712-2717-31L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies4634.575--34929316-2330-11L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4239.5194.533535120-2522-14L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3941.4877.031133217-2322-18L1Game Log
Montreal Expos4144.4827.533830919-2422-20W1Game Log
New York Mets3649.42412.532335717-2219-27W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3452.39515.029435417-2917-23W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants5233.612--36229422-2030-13W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5035.5882.041832424-2026-15W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4837.5654.036534422-2026-17L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4244.48810.530933817-2725-17W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves3647.43415.030838814-2822-19L1Game Log
Houston Astros3546.43215.030933711-2424-22L4Game Log

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