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Baseball on Sunday, August 06, 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 Twins3California Angels4BoxDave LaRoche (8-5)Mike Marshall (5-11)CAL  D Baylor (24)Don Baylor (46.1)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers8BoxJim Slaton (12-8)Ken Kravec (7-11)DET  S Kemp (9), R Staub (18)Steve Kemp (19.8)
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals12BoxRich Gale (13-3)Balor Moore (5-3)KCA  A Cowens (3)  TOR  R Carty (17), J Mayberry (18)Al Cowens (40.7)
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers0BoxLuis Tiant (8-4)Bill Travers (7-6)NoneButch Hobson (11.0)
Baltimore Orioles0New York Yankees3BoxCatfish Hunter (5-4)Jim Palmer (13-10)NoneGraig Nettles (20.3)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics4Box G1Rick Langford (5-7)Shane Rawley (4-8)SEA  B Plummer (2)Miguel Dilone (18.9)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics4Box G2Bob Lacey (8-5)Enrique Romo (9-4)NoneMitchell Page (38.2)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers3BoxJon Matlack (9-9)Rick Waits (7-12)TEX  G Gray (2)Ron Pruitt (27.0)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves3BoxLarry McWilliams (4-0)J.R. Richard (11-10)HOU  J Gonzalez (1), B Watson (12)Bob Horner (45.6)
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs1Box G1Steve Rogers (13-7)Dennis Lamp (5-11)MON  G Carter (12), A Dawson (20)Greg Gross (15.3)
Montreal Expos3Chicago Cubs4Box G2Lynn McGlothen (3-1)Mike Garman (2-6)NoneGreg Gross (52.6)
San Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds3BoxFred Norman (10-6)Randy Jones (9-10)NoneDave Concepcion (42.2)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2Box G1Dick Ruthven (9-8)Bert Blyleven (9-7)PIT  W Stargell (16)Larry Bowa (22.6)
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates0Box G2Steve Carlton (10-11)Jim Bibby (6-6)NoneBake McBride (18.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants1BoxBurt Hooton (12-8)Bob Knepper (11-9)LAN  R Smith (21)Reggie Smith (17.0)
New York Mets1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxSilvio Martinez (6-5)Jerry Koosman (3-13)SLN  G Hendrick (11)Tim Foli (10.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox6940.633--55542429-2940-11W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6146.5707.054744824-2637-20L2Game Log
New York Yankees6149.5558.547942727-2834-21W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6049.5509.044048830-2930-20L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers6049.5509.049443027-2933-20W5Game Log
Cleveland Indians5157.47217.545345819-3532-22L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4069.36729.042753916-3924-30L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6047.561--49642222-3038-17W2Game Log
California Angels6152.5403.047446025-2936-23W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics5954.5224.039542226-3033-24W2Game Log
Texas Rangers5256.4818.543243618-3334-23W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins4662.42614.546848926-3720-25L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4563.41715.542750017-3128-32L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners4072.35722.544458817-3723-35L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5947.557--45539021-3138-16W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs5653.5144.543346025-3131-22W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5056.4729.040242721-3229-24L2Game Log
Montreal Expos5360.4699.546841824-3329-27L1Game Log
New York Mets4765.42015.043647121-3426-31L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4268.38219.036944819-3823-30W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6545.591--48645429-2436-21W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6646.5891.045539429-2737-19L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6348.5682.550340330-3133-17W2Game Log
San Diego Padres5754.5148.540642622-3535-19L2Game Log
Houston Astros5159.46414.041545016-3635-23L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5159.46414.041650319-3232-27W1Game Log

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