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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