Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Saturday, August 12, 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 Yankees4Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike Flanagan (15-10)Jim Beattie (2-7)BAL  P Kelly (4), L May (19)Pat Kelly (26.0)
Milwaukee Brewers1Boston Red Sox3Box G1Jim Wright (7-2)Bill Travers (7-7)BOS  C Fisk (17)Carlton Fisk (14.3)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox11Box G2Bob Stanley (9-1)Mike Caldwell (14-7)BOS  J Rice (28)  MIL  G Thomas (27)Dwight Evans (15.9)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox6BoxKen Kravec (8-11)Jim Slaton (12-9)NoneMike Colbern (35.5)
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians1BoxDoyle Alexander (7-8)David Clyde (5-7)TEX  K Bevacqua (3)Kurt Bevacqua (26.5)
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins6BoxStan Perzanowski (2-3)Steve Renko (6-7)MIN  R Smalley (16), B Wynegar (4)Butch Wynegar (19.8)
California Angels7Seattle Mariners5Box G1Dave LaRoche (9-5)Jim Todd (2-4)CAL  D Chalk (1), D Goodwin (2), K Landreaux (3)  SEA  B Stinson (9)Danny Goodwin (62.6)
California Angels3Seattle Mariners5Box G2Paul Mitchell (6-11)Chris Knapp (11-7)SEA  L Roberts (18)Leon Roberts (40.1)
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJim Clancy (9-9)Paul Splittorff (13-10)TOR  R Cerone (2), O Velez (5)Luis Gomez (19.1)
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. Richard (12-10)Phil Niekro (14-12)NoneBob Watson (27.3)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBob Knepper (12-9)Tommy John (13-9)LAN  R Smith (23)  SFN  M Ivie (8), B Madlock (12)Bill Madlock (26.9)
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos4BoxStan Bahnsen (1-4)Donnie Moore (7-5)MON  G Carter (13)Bobby Murcer (50.1)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets1BoxJohn Denny (9-8)Kevin Kobel (2-3)NoneGarry Templeton (23.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies10BoxRandy Lerch (7-7)Jim Bibby (6-7)PHI  B Boone (11), G Luzinski (28)  PIT  B Robinson (8)Garry Maddox (29.9)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres4BoxGaylord Perry (13-5)Tom Seaver (11-11)NoneDave Winfield (41.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7342.635--59045629-2944-13W2Game Log
New York Yankees6550.5658.050544128-2937-21L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6251.54910.056948725-3137-20L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers6251.54910.051345028-3034-21L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6253.53911.045450530-3132-22W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5261.46020.047348820-3732-24L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4570.39128.046255716-3929-31W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6350.558--52444724-3239-18L1Game Log
California Angels6554.5463.050547829-3136-23L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6158.5135.040944927-3234-26L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5557.4917.545744821-3434-23W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins4965.43014.549350826-3723-28W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4767.41216.544853818-3429-33W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4375.36422.546761719-3824-37W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6350.558--49441322-3441-16W4Game Log
Chicago Cubs5856.5095.545148225-3333-23L2Game Log
Montreal Expos5661.4799.048243224-3332-28W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5161.45511.542547022-3729-24L4Game Log
New York Mets4868.41416.544948922-3526-33L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4769.40517.539546121-3826-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6849.581--53041430-3138-18L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6849.581--47142030-2938-20W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6749.5780.551148430-2637-23L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5958.5049.042844222-3837-20W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5461.47013.043052622-3432-27L1Game Log
Houston Astros5361.46513.542846117-3736-24W1Game Log

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