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Baseball on Monday, July 17, 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
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles0BoxReggie Cleveland (3-5)Mike Flanagan (13-7)TEX  J Beniquez (5)Bobby Bonds (40.4)
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox3BoxBill Campbell (6-5)Mike Marshall (4-7)NoneJim Rice (45.8)
Detroit Tigers4California Angels3BoxJack Morris (2-4)Dave LaRoche (6-4)DET  J Thompson (20)John Wockenfuss (26.4)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike Caldwell (11-5)Francisco Barrios (5-9)NoneSal Bando (38.5)
Kansas City Royals9New York Yankees7BoxAl Hrabosky (3-3)Rich Gossage (5-9)KCA  D Porter (8)  NYA  G Nettles (17), W Randolph (3)Amos Otis (48.2)
Toronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics5BoxJohn Henry Johnson (7-5)Jerry Garvin (2-10)NoneTaylor Duncan (14.2)
Cleveland Indians5Seattle Mariners2BoxDave Freisleben (1-5)Jim Colborn (1-8)CLE  A Thornton (19)Andre Thornton (27.8)
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves3Box G1Larry McWilliams (1-0)Nino Espinosa (7-8)ATL  D Murphy (13)Dale Murphy (25.4)
New York Mets7Atlanta Braves4Box G2Tom Hausman (1-0)Mickey Mahler (3-5)ATL  D Chaney (3), D Murphy (14)  NYN  S Lockwood (1), J Stearns (9)John Stearns (21.3)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs3BoxTerry Forster (2-2)Rick Reuschel (8-7)LAN  R Smith 2 (15)Reggie Smith (54.0)
Montreal Expos6Cincinnati Reds8BoxManny Sarmiento (7-5)Stan Bahnsen (0-4)CIN  G Foster 2 (21)  MON  T Perez (8), E Valentine (16)George Foster (41.7)
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros2BoxJoe Niekro (6-7)Rawly Eastwick (4-2)HOU  J Cruz (5)Bake McBride (16.3)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxKent Tekulve (5-5)Rollie Fingers (4-10)PIT  P Garner (3)Rennie Stennett (52.4)
San Francisco Giants9St. Louis Cardinals7BoxGary Lavelle (8-7)Buddy Schultz (1-3)SFN  R Andrews (1), T Whitfield (6)  SLN  G Hendrick (10), K Reitz (7), T Simmons (12)Ted Simmons (47.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6128.685--48034923-2038-8W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5236.5918.545535919-2033-16W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4942.53813.035441723-2526-17L1Game Log
New York Yankees4742.52814.038836121-2726-15L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers4544.50616.038336725-2720-17W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians4248.46719.537038817-2925-19W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3258.35629.534843713-3519-23L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals4841.539--40837320-2628-15W4Game Log
California Angels4942.5381.038538019-2330-19L2Game Log
Texas Rangers4643.5172.036333817-2529-18W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics4745.5112.531333518-2329-22W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins3948.4488.039538723-2916-19L6Game Log
Chicago White Sox3950.4389.036639316-2523-25L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners3261.34418.036548913-2719-34L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies4837.565--36631417-2631-11L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4543.5114.535837821-2524-18L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4443.5065.034836018-2326-20W3Game Log
Montreal Expos4448.4787.537833519-2625-22L1Game Log
New York Mets3854.41313.534539219-2619-28W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3756.39815.032238317-2920-27L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants5636.609--39532826-2330-13W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5338.5822.540536622-2031-18W4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5339.5763.043434927-2426-15W2Game Log
San Diego Padres4449.47312.534137419-3225-17L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves4049.44914.533240514-2826-21L1Game Log
Houston Astros3949.44315.032636613-2726-22W1Game Log

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