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Baseball on Friday, July 28, 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
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles5BoxJim Palmer (13-8)Don Aase (7-6)BAL  E Murray (20)Rich Dauer (44.0)
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox0BoxRich Gale (12-3)Mike Torrez (12-6)KCA  F White (4)Frank White (37.6)
Texas Rangers9Chicago White Sox5BoxPaul Mirabella (1-0)Ron Schueler (3-5)TEX  B Bonds 2 (19)Bobby Bonds (22.3)
Oakland Athletics2Cleveland Indians4BoxJim Kern (7-4)Pete Broberg (9-8)NoneTom Veryzer (42.9)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers4BoxDave Rozema (5-5)Enrique Romo (8-3)DET  J Thompson (22), L Whitaker (1)Leon Roberts (40.0)
Minnesota Twins7New York Yankees5BoxMike Marshall (5-8)Sparky Lyle (7-2)MIN  W Norwood (5), R Smalley (11)Willie Norwood (54.1)
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxVictor Cruz (2-0)Bill Castro (3-2)TOR  D McKay (2)Dave McKay (37.3)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves6Box G1Dave Campbell (4-2)Gerry Pirtle (0-2)ATL  B Horner 2 (7), J Nolan 2 (2)  MON  G Carter (11), E Valentine (18)Gary Carter (33.9)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves1Box G2Dan Schatzeder (4-2)Preston Hanna (7-8)ATL  G Matthews (11)  MON  E Valentine (19)Warren Cromartie (12.3)
Philadelphia Phillies12Cincinnati Reds2Box G1Randy Lerch (5-6)Fred Norman (9-6)CIN  D Concepcion (4)  PHI  G Luzinski 2 (25), J Martin (6), M Schmidt (13)Mike Schmidt (23.6)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds2Box G2Tom Seaver (10-9)Steve Carlton (9-10)CIN  J Bench (14)Dave Concepcion (24.0)
New York Mets3Houston Astros4BoxJoe Sambito (4-6)Skip Lockwood (7-9)NoneJose Cruz (47.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTommy John (12-7)John Candelaria (8-11)NoneTommy John (44.0)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres8BoxRandy Jones (8-9)John Denny (8-8)SDN  G Tenace 2 (12)Oscar Gamble (41.9)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants0BoxDennis Lamp (4-10)Bob Knepper (11-7)NoneJerry White (14.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6337.630--51340225-2838-9L4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5841.5864.551541322-2336-18L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5744.5646.542146329-2728-17W2Game Log
New York Yankees5545.5508.044139827-2828-17L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5348.52510.544341026-2827-20W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4852.48015.042842619-3229-20W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3765.36327.039549515-3722-28W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals5742.576--46739621-2636-16W3Game Log
California Angels5449.5245.042943823-2931-20L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics5251.5057.036238722-2830-23L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4951.4908.540740218-2831-23W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins4454.44912.543543324-2920-25W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4158.41416.040045416-2625-32L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners3667.35023.040754616-3220-35L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5443.557--42336018-2836-15L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5049.5055.040143024-2926-20W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4750.4857.038140319-2928-21L6Game Log
Montreal Expos4856.4629.542038621-3027-26W1Game Log
New York Mets4560.42913.040944119-2926-31L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4062.39216.534741619-3321-29L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6141.598--43236528-2533-16L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6042.5881.048238228-2632-16W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5943.5782.045042427-2332-20W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5152.49510.538440521-3330-19W4Game Log
Atlanta Braves4754.46513.537444919-3228-22L1Game Log
Houston Astros4656.45115.038542714-3432-22W5Game Log

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