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Baseball on Wednesday, August 09, 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
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles0BoxLarry Gura (10-2)Scott McGregor (11-10)NoneAl Cowens (23.3)
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox1BoxRick Wise (9-14)Bill Lee (10-8)CLE  A Thornton (22)Ted Cox (21.8)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers5BoxKip Young (4-1)Jim Umbarger (4-7)DET  T Corcoran (1)Tim Corcoran (74.2)
Seattle Mariners4Minnesota Twins1BoxGlenn Abbott (5-9)Roger Erickson (11-7)SEA  D Meyer (7)Dan Meyer (24.5)
Milwaukee Brewers7New York Yankees8BoxLarry McCall (1-1)Bob McClure (2-3)MIL  C Cooper (9), L Hisle (26), D Money (8)  NYA  T Munson (6), M Rivers (7)Chris Chambliss (37.1)
Chicago White Sox0Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJesse Jefferson (7-9)Steve Stone (9-8)NoneDave McKay (19.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs5BoxDave Roberts (5-7)Ed Whitson (3-5)NoneBill Buckner (34.4)
Atlanta Braves0Cincinnati Reds10BoxPaul Moskau (3-2)Tommy Boggs (2-8)NoneJunior Kennedy (22.0)
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDoug Rau (11-7)Eric Rasmussen (10-9)LAN  D Baker (9)Johnny Oates (25.3)
New York Mets10Montreal Expos3BoxCraig Swan (5-5)Wayne Twitchell (3-11)NYN  W Montanez (15), J Stearns (13)John Stearns (29.0)
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants5BoxMark Lemongello (8-10)Jim Barr (6-9)SFN  J Clark (18), T Whitfield (9)Julio Gonzalez (11.4)
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJim Kaat (6-4)Bob Forsch (9-13)NoneRichie Hebner (18.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7041.631--56543629-2941-12L1Game Log
New York Yankees6349.5627.549043427-2836-21W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6148.5608.055445924-2837-20L4Game Log
Detroit Tigers6150.5509.050344127-2934-21W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6052.53610.544449730-3130-21L5Game Log
Cleveland Indians5258.47317.546546820-3632-22W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4369.38427.544254316-3927-30W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6248.564--51143123-3039-18W2Game Log
California Angels6253.5392.547646226-3036-23W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6055.5224.539742426-3034-25L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5357.4829.044344519-3434-23L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins4764.42315.548450126-3721-27L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4665.41416.543652118-3328-32L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4273.36522.545660419-3823-35W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6050.545--46640722-3438-16W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5854.5183.044847725-3133-23W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5461.4708.547742924-3330-28L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5158.4688.541944222-3429-24L1Game Log
New York Mets4866.42114.044748022-3526-31W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4569.39517.038645919-3826-31L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6747.588--46340229-2738-20L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6647.5840.550446529-2437-23W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6648.5791.051240630-3136-17W5Game Log
San Diego Padres5757.50010.040943522-3835-19L5Game Log
Atlanta Braves5360.46913.542752121-3332-27L1Game Log
Houston Astros5260.46414.042345817-3735-23W1Game Log

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