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Baseball on Wednesday, August 02, 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 Orioles3BoxMike Caldwell (14-5)Jim Palmer (13-9)BAL  D DeCinces (18), K Singleton (13)  MIL  S Bando (12), L Hisle (24)Robin Yount (17.6)
Oakland Athletics2California Angels8BoxDon Aase (8-6)Pete Broberg (9-9)CAL  L Bostock (3)Lyman Bostock (28.2)
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians5BoxPaul Reuschel (4-0)Dennis Leonard (12-13)CLE  J Grubb (12)Johnny Grubb (26.1)
Boston Red Sox7New York Yankees5BoxBob Stanley (6-1)Ken Clay (2-4)NoneButch Hobson (25.1)
Minnesota Twins1Seattle Mariners3BoxJim Colborn (3-8)Geoff Zahn (8-10)SEA  B Robertson (6)Bob Robertson (23.2)
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves2BoxTom Seaver (11-9)Preston Hanna (7-9)ATL  J Burroughs (15), D Murphy (18)  CIN  P Rose (5)Pete Rose (22.0)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxMike Krukow (5-0)Aurelio Lopez (0-1)SLN  T Simmons (15)Mike Vail (12.0)
San Francisco Giants4Houston Astros2BoxJohn Montefusco (8-4)Tom Dixon (5-8)SFN  T Whitfield (8)Jose Cruz (23.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos0BoxBruce Kison (3-3)Dan Schatzeder (4-3)PIT  P Garner (6)Phil Garner (15.9)
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxRandy Lerch (6-6)Jerry Koosman (3-12)NYN  L Mazzilli (12)  PHI  G Maddox (9), M Schmidt (14)Garry Maddox (16.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres2BoxBob Owchinko (8-7)Tommy John (12-8)NoneGene Tenace (9.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6639.629--53341626-2840-11W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6043.5835.053843124-2536-18W1Game Log
New York Yankees5947.5577.547141527-2832-19L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5847.5528.043347929-2729-20L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5649.53310.046742527-2929-20W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5154.48615.044844319-3232-22W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3967.36827.541451815-3724-30L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals5846.558--47540922-3036-16L3Game Log
California Angels5751.5283.044344625-2932-22W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5652.5194.037840426-2930-23L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4956.4679.541743118-3331-23L5Game Log
Minnesota Twins4558.43712.545046025-3320-25L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4559.43313.042247317-2728-32W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners3869.35521.542856716-3422-35W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5646.549--44338318-3038-16W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5351.5104.041544225-3128-20W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4953.4807.039541521-3228-21W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5158.4688.545240322-3129-27L1Game Log
New York Mets4663.42213.542446020-3226-31L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4066.37718.035643319-3721-29L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6444.593--44738229-2735-17W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6344.5890.547444929-2434-20W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6146.5702.549139528-2933-17L4Game Log
San Diego Padres5652.5198.040141421-3335-19W9Game Log
Houston Astros4957.46214.039943714-3435-23L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4957.46214.040348719-3230-25L1Game Log

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