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Baseball on Saturday, August 05, 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
Minnesota Twins4California Angels3Box G1Roger Erickson (11-6)Frank Tanana (14-7)CAL  D Goodwin (1)Danny Goodwin (40.4)
Minnesota Twins3California Angels4Box G2Chris Knapp (11-6)Stan Perzanowski (1-2)NoneKen Landreaux (43.8)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers7BoxJack Billingham (11-5)Britt Burns (0-1)DET  L Parrish 2 (11)Lance Parrish (18.7)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals5BoxLarry Gura (9-2)Dave Lemanczyk (4-13)NoneHal McRae (14.0)
Boston Red Sox8Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDennis Eckersley (13-4)Eduardo Rodriguez (2-5)BOS  D Evans (20), J Remy (1), C Yastrzemski (11)Jerry Remy (26.4)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxSparky Lyle (8-2)Tippy Martinez (3-2)BAL  P Kelly (3), E Murray (22)Thurman Munson (38.6)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics2BoxJim Todd (1-3)Matt Keough (7-8)SEA  J Hale (4)Mario Guerrero (44.2)
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers4BoxSteve Comer (4-3)Jim Kern (8-6)CLE  T Cox (1)  TEX  J Lowenstein (5)Ted Cox (36.5)
Houston Astros5Atlanta Braves3Box G1Joe Niekro (9-8)Preston Hanna (7-10)NoneDenny Walling (35.6)
Houston Astros7Atlanta Braves0Box G2Vern Ruhle (1-0)Tommy Boggs (2-7)HOU  J Cruz (8), J Sexton (1)Bob Watson (14.6)
Montreal Expos7Chicago Cubs4BoxRoss Grimsley (13-8)Dave Roberts (4-7)NoneGary Carter (19.8)
San Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds7BoxMike LaCoss (3-1)Eric Rasmussen (10-8)CIN  D Driessen (14)Pete Rose (13.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants0BoxBob Welch (3-0)Ed Halicki (5-6)NoneBill Russell (35.5)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTom Bruno (1-0)Nino Espinosa (9-10)SLN  J Mumphrey (1)Steve Swisher (18.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6840.630--55142428-2940-11W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6145.5756.054744424-2637-19L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6048.5568.044048530-2830-20L1Game Log
New York Yankees6049.5508.547642727-2833-21W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5949.5469.048643027-2932-20W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians5156.47716.545145519-3432-22L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4068.37028.042252716-3824-30L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals5947.557--48441722-3037-17W1Game Log
California Angels6052.5363.047045725-2935-23W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5754.5144.538741626-3031-24L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5156.4778.542943418-3333-23W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins4661.43013.546548526-3620-25L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4562.42114.542749217-3028-32L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners4070.36421.043858017-3523-35W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5747.548--44738819-3138-16L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5552.5143.542845525-3130-21L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5054.4817.040041921-3229-22W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5259.4688.546341323-3229-27W1Game Log
New York Mets4764.42313.543546821-3326-31L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4168.37618.536644719-3822-30W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6645.595--45438929-2737-18L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6445.5871.048345329-2435-21W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6248.5643.549840229-3133-17W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5753.5188.540542322-3435-19L1Game Log
Houston Astros5158.46814.041344716-3535-23W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5059.45915.041350119-3231-27L2Game Log

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