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Baseball on Wednesday, July 26, 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
Oakland Athletics8Chicago White Sox4BoxJohn Henry Johnson (8-6)Wilbur Wood (10-8)CHA  E Soderholm (14)  OAK  D Revering (13)Glenn Burke (30.1)
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers9BoxJack Billingham (10-5)Mike Flanagan (13-8)BAL  D DeCinces 2 (17), L May (17)  DET  J Thompson (21)Doug DeCinces (14.7)
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals12BoxDoug Bird (4-4)Mike Parrott (1-3)KCA  P LaCock (5)Clint Hurdle (18.7)
California Angels11Milwaukee Brewers9BoxFrank Tanana (14-5)Bill Travers (7-5)CAL  J Rudi (7)  MIL  S Bando (11), G Thomas 2 (22), R Yount (2)Joe Rudi (36.4)
Toronto Blue Jays5Minnesota Twins1BoxBalor Moore (5-2)Dave Goltz (9-7)NoneRico Carty (13.7)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees3BoxRich Gossage (6-9)Rick Waits (7-11)NYA  L Piniella (3)Johnny Grubb (13.4)
Boston Red Sox0Texas Rangers2BoxDoc Medich (5-5)Dennis Eckersley (11-4)TEX  B Bonds (17)Bobby Bonds (29.9)
Montreal Expos0Houston Astros5BoxJoe Niekro (7-8)Ross Grimsley (12-8)HOU  E Cabell (6), B Watson (11)Joe Niekro (15.1)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxBurt Hooton (11-7)Dave Roberts (4-5)LAN  S Garvey (13), D Lopes (12)Steve Garvey (23.6)
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets12BoxNino Espinosa (9-8)Mike LaCoss (1-1)CIN  J Bench (13)  NYN  J Youngblood (4)Joel Youngblood (16.7)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPhil Niekro (12-10)Jim Kaat (5-3)ATL  D Murphy (16)Bud Harrelson (23.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres6BoxGaylord Perry (11-4)Bruce Kison (2-3)PIT  P Garner (4)Phil Garner (28.0)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants1BoxSilvio Martinez (5-4)Ed Halicki (5-4)NoneDarrell Evans (29.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6335.643--51239525-2738-8L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5740.5885.550740722-2235-18L3Game Log
New York Yankees5443.5578.542037427-2827-15W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5544.5568.540945628-2727-17L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5247.52511.543640026-2826-19W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians4651.47416.540740818-3128-20L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3664.36028.038948715-3621-28W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals5542.567--46039520-2635-16W1Game Log
California Angels5447.5353.042242723-2731-20W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5150.5056.035337921-2730-23W1Game Log
Texas Rangers4751.4808.539539617-2830-23W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins4254.43712.542242523-2919-25L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4156.42314.039143816-2625-30L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners3665.35621.040353916-3020-35L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5342.558--41035617-2736-15L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs4949.5005.540043023-2926-20L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4748.4956.037539019-2728-21L4Game Log
Montreal Expos4755.4619.541237920-2927-26L6Game Log
New York Mets4558.43712.040342919-2726-31W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4061.39616.034440819-3221-29W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6140.604--43236428-2533-15L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5942.5842.047537928-2631-16W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5842.5802.544641127-2331-19L2Game Log
San Diego Padres4952.48512.037039921-3328-19W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves4653.46514.036744119-3227-21W4Game Log
Houston Astros4456.44016.537342114-3430-22W3Game Log

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