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Baseball on Monday, July 31, 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
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles6BoxJoe Kerrigan (3-0)Bill Castro (3-3)BAL  A Mora (6)  MIL  G Thomas (24)Lee May (50.2)
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox9BoxDennis Eckersley (12-4)Ken Kravec (7-10)CHA  E Soderholm (15)Jorge Orta (27.7)
Oakland Athletics2California Angels0BoxMatt Keough (7-7)Frank Tanana (14-6)NoneWillie Horton (13.1)
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians4BoxSid Monge (3-1)Al Hrabosky (4-4)NonePete LaCock (72.1)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees6BoxEd Figueroa (11-7)Doc Medich (5-6)NYA  M Rivers (6)Bucky Dent (13.9)
Detroit Tigers7Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJoe Coleman (5-0)Bob Sykes (5-5)DET  L Parrish (8)  TOR  R Carty (16), O Velez (4)Alan Ashby (39.0)
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves2BoxMike LaCoss (2-1)Phil Niekro (12-11)CIN  J Bench (15)Cesar Geronimo (42.7)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxJoe Niekro (8-8)Ed Halicki (5-5)NoneJulio Gonzalez (14.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos3BoxMike Garman (2-4)Bert Blyleven (9-6)PIT  M Sanguillen (3)Chris Speier (28.9)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxDick Ruthven (8-8)Nino Espinosa (9-9)PHI  B Boone (10)Greg Luzinski (15.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Diego Padres4BoxEric Rasmussen (10-7)Rick Rhoden (8-6)LAN  D Lopes (13)Derrel Thomas (37.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6538.631--52440625-2840-10W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5943.5785.553342823-2536-18L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5846.5587.543047429-2729-19W1Game Log
New York Yankees5846.5587.545840727-2831-18W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5549.52910.546442326-2929-20L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4954.47616.044144019-3230-22W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3966.37127.041251515-3724-29W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals5844.569--47240222-2836-16L1Game Log
California Angels5650.5284.043544325-2931-21L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5551.5195.037539625-2830-23W3Game Log
Texas Rangers4955.47110.041642318-3231-23L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins4556.44612.544344425-3120-25W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4459.42714.541747116-2728-32L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners3669.34323.541256016-3420-35L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5545.550--43437218-3037-15W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5151.5005.040843825-3126-20L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4852.4807.038941120-3128-21L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5057.4678.544839722-3128-26W2Game Log
New York Mets4562.42113.541345119-3126-31L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4064.38517.035242619-3521-29L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6343.594--44137628-2635-17L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6243.5900.546443128-2334-20W4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6144.5811.549039228-2733-17L2Game Log
San Diego Padres5452.5099.039841321-3333-19W7Game Log
Houston Astros4856.46214.039343114-3434-22W7Game Log
Atlanta Braves4856.46214.038547719-3229-24L2Game Log

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