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Baseball on Friday, August 11, 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
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles1BoxCatfish Hunter (6-4)Dennis Martinez (8-10)BAL  K Singleton (16)Gary Thomasson (28.4)
Milwaukee Brewers10Boston Red Sox5BoxEduardo Rodriguez (3-5)Luis Tiant (8-5)MIL  G Thomas (26)Gorman Thomas (22.9)
Detroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox3BoxJack Billingham (12-5)Britt Burns (0-2)NoneLou Whitaker (35.7)
Texas Rangers8Cleveland Indians2BoxJon Matlack (10-9)Rick Waits (7-13)TEX  J Beniquez (7), B Bonds (22)Bobby Bonds (27.7)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins0Box G1Rick Langford (6-7)Geoff Zahn (8-11)NoneJoe Wallis (14.3)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins3Box G2Darrell Jackson (4-4)Pete Broberg (9-10)NoneMario Guerrero (28.0)
California Angels3Seattle Mariners1BoxNolan Ryan (6-10)Byron McLaughlin (0-4)CAL  J Rudi (9)Joe Rudi (18.1)
Kansas City Royals9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxAl Hrabosky (5-5)Victor Cruz (3-1)KCA  C Hurdle (5), A Otis (15)  TOR  A Ashby (7), R Carty (20), J Mayberry (19)Clint Hurdle (83.3)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros0BoxLarry McWilliams (5-0)Joe Niekro (9-9)NoneDale Murphy (21.5)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTerry Forster (4-4)Gary Lavelle (9-9)LAN  R Cey (15)Mike Ivie (33.4)
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos1BoxRoss Grimsley (14-8)Dennis Lamp (5-12)NoneAndre Dawson (20.0)
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets1BoxAurelio Lopez (2-1)Dale Murray (5-5)SLN  T Scott (1)John Stearns (39.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies15BoxSteve Carlton (11-11)Bruce Kison (3-4)PHI  G Luzinski (27), B McBride (4)  PIT  D Parker (19)Richie Hebner (25.6)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres0BoxDoug Bair (5-4)Bob Owchinko (8-9)NoneGeorge Foster (26.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7142.628--57645129-2942-13L1Game Log
New York Yankees6549.5706.550143528-2837-21W6Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6249.5598.056447325-2937-20W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6250.5548.551044428-2934-21W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6153.53510.544850130-3131-22L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5260.46418.547248220-3732-23L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4470.38627.545755516-3928-31L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6349.562--52244224-3139-18W1Game Log
California Angels6453.5472.549546828-3036-23W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics6157.5175.040644327-3134-26L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5457.4868.545144720-3434-23W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins4865.42515.548750526-3722-28W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4667.40717.544253518-3428-33L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners4274.36223.045760719-3823-36L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6250.554--48441222-3440-16W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5855.5134.544847825-3233-23L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5561.4749.047842924-3331-28W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5160.45910.542446022-3629-24L3Game Log
New York Mets4867.41715.544848422-3526-32L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4669.40017.539046020-3826-31W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6848.586--52841130-3138-17W7Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6748.5830.550948030-2537-23W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6749.5781.046841829-2938-20L3Game Log
San Diego Padres5858.50010.042444022-3836-20L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5460.47413.042852122-3332-27W1Game Log
Houston Astros5261.46014.542345917-3735-24L1Game Log

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