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Baseball on Friday, July 21, 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
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox4BoxSparky Lyle (7-1)Rich Hinton (1-4)NYA  R White (7)Roy White (42.5)
Seattle Mariners0Cleveland Indians11BoxMike Paxton (7-6)Mike Parrott (1-2)NoneRick Manning (13.5)
California Angels4Detroit Tigers2Box G1Dave LaRoche (7-4)Kip Young (0-1)CAL  B Downing (5)  DET  L Parrish (7)Lance Parrish (39.1)
California Angels0Detroit Tigers5Box G2Jack Billingham (9-5)Dave Frost (2-3)DET  R Staub (14)Phil Mankowski (8.9)
Boston Red Sox0Kansas City Royals9BoxPaul Splittorff (11-8)Dennis Eckersley (11-3)KCA  C Hurdle (4)Clint Hurdle (18.7)
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins4BoxDon Stanhouse (4-5)Mike Marshall (4-8)BAL  P Kelly (2), K Singleton (10)  MIN  R Smalley (10)Ken Singleton (42.5)
Milwaukee Brewers4Texas Rangers3BoxBill Travers (7-4)Doc Medich (4-5)NoneBuck Martinez (23.8)
Oakland Athletics7Toronto Blue Jays2Box G1Steve Renko (4-4)Balor Moore (4-2)OAK  W Horton (6)Taylor Duncan (21.0)
Oakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays5Box G2Tom Murphy (4-7)Bob Lacey (6-5)NoneLuis Gomez (27.6)
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBurt Hooton (10-7)Silvio Martinez (4-4)LAN  D Baker (8), R Smith (18)  SLN  T Simmons (13)Reggie Smith (30.2)
Cincinnati Reds10Montreal Expos3BoxMike LaCoss (1-0)Ross Grimsley (12-7)CIN  D Driessen (11)Dan Driessen (20.7)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets12BoxNino Espinosa (8-8)Preston Hanna (7-7)NoneLee Mazzilli (21.5)
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies6Box G1Dick Ruthven (7-8)Joe Niekro (6-8)PHI  B Boone (8), M Schmidt (12)Mike Schmidt (31.8)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies8Box G2Larry Christenson (7-8)Rick Williams (1-2)HOU  E Cabell (5)  PHI  G Luzinski (23)Bud Harrelson (24.6)
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres4BoxRick Reuschel (9-7)Bob Shirley (5-11)NoneOzzie Smith (30.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants0BoxJim Bibby (6-4)Bob Knepper (11-6)NoneOmar Moreno (15.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6230.674--49436824-2238-8L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5537.5987.047637820-2035-17W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5242.55311.037442525-2527-17W3Game Log
New York Yankees5042.54312.040136524-2726-15W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers4746.50515.539838126-2821-18W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4449.47318.538939418-3026-19W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3460.36229.037046614-3620-24W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals5141.554--43037820-2631-15W7Game Log
California Angels5144.5371.539539520-2431-20L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics4947.5104.033435019-2430-23L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4647.4955.537236017-2829-19L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins3951.43311.039939823-2916-22L9Game Log
Chicago White Sox3953.42412.037541716-2623-27L7Game Log
Seattle Mariners3363.34420.038351513-2820-35L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5139.567--39133917-2734-12W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4744.5164.536637619-2328-21W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs4845.5164.538940922-2526-20W1Game Log
Montreal Expos4750.4857.540035820-2627-24L1Game Log
New York Mets4256.42913.037741619-2723-29W4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3859.39216.533540017-3021-29L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants5839.598--42235728-2530-14L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5540.5792.042938224-2131-19W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5541.5732.545736928-2627-15W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4651.47412.035538721-3325-18L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves4252.44714.535143615-3127-21L2Game Log
Houston Astros4154.43216.035539814-3227-22L5Game Log

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