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Baseball on Tuesday, August 08, 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
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox9BoxBob Stanley (7-1)Dave Freisleben (1-6)BOS  D Evans (21), C Fisk (16), J Rice 2 (27)  CLE  G Alexander (21), J Grubb (13)Jim Rice (45.5)
Texas Rangers9Detroit Tigers4BoxPaul Mirabella (2-0)Dave Rozema (5-6)TEX  B Bonds (21), J Sundberg (3)Jim Sundberg (13.7)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals10BoxPaul Splittorff (13-9)Mike Proly (2-1)KCA  H McRae (11)U.L. Washington (30.0)
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins10BoxGary Serum (5-5)Rick Honeycutt (4-7)MIN  M Cubbage (6), W Norwood (7)Mike Cubbage (25.3)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Yankees3BoxDick Tidrow (5-8)Mike Caldwell (14-6)NoneWillie Randolph (12.3)
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxPaul Hartzell (4-6)Dave Heaverlo (3-5)NoneMerv Rettenmund (20.8)
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTom Underwood (6-10)Mike Flanagan (14-10)BAL  L May (18)  TOR  R Carty (18), A Woods (1)Rico Carty (27.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Chicago Cubs5BoxDon Robinson (7-5)Rick Reuschel (10-10)CHN  D Johnson (3)  PIT  J Milner (4), D Parker (17)Willie Stargell (31.3)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds5BoxPhil Niekro (14-11)Tom Hume (5-11)CIN  J Bench (17), K Griffey (4)Johnny Bench (20.7)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon Sutton (12-9)Gaylord Perry (12-5)LAN  S Garvey 2 (16)Steve Garvey (42.6)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos6BoxDan Schatzeder (5-3)Tom Hausman (2-2)NoneWarren Cromartie (17.8)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohn Montefusco (9-4)Tom Dixon (5-9)SFN  B Madlock (10)Terry Puhl (24.7)
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals2Box G1Pete Vuckovich (9-9)Larry Christenson (8-11)NoneKeith Hernandez (11.5)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals6Box G2Tom Bruno (2-0)Jim Lonborg (7-10)PHI  J Martin (7)Tony Scott (15.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7040.636--56443129-2941-11W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6147.5658.054745124-2737-20L3Game Log
New York Yankees6249.5598.548242727-2835-21W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers6050.54510.049843927-2933-21L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6051.54110.544449530-3130-20L4Game Log
Cleveland Indians5158.46818.546046719-3632-22L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4269.37828.543454316-3926-30W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6148.560--50943122-3039-18W1Game Log
California Angels6253.5393.047646226-3036-23W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6055.5224.039742426-3034-25L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5356.4868.044144019-3334-23W4Game Log
Minnesota Twins4763.42714.548349726-3721-26W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4664.41815.543651318-3228-32L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4173.36022.545260318-3823-35L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies5950.541--46040421-3438-16L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5754.5143.044347325-3132-23L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5460.4747.547441924-3330-27W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5157.4727.541543722-3329-24W1Game Log
New York Mets4766.41614.043747721-3526-31L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4568.39816.038345319-3826-30W5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6746.593--45839629-2738-19W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6547.5801.549446529-2436-23L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6548.5752.050940630-3135-17W4Game Log
San Diego Padres5756.50410.040943222-3735-19L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves5359.47313.542751121-3232-27W3Game Log
Houston Astros5160.45915.041745316-3735-23L2Game Log

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