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Baseball on Monday, August 14, 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 Orioles1BoxRich Gossage (8-9)Jim Palmer (14-11)NYA  G Nettles (18)Mickey Rivers (28.0)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox3BoxLary Sorensen (14-8)Bill Lee (10-9)MIL  S Bando (14), J Wohlford (1)Jerry Remy (17.8)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians4BoxMike Paxton (9-6)Jeff Holly (0-1)NoneGary Alexander (16.8)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers11BoxMilt Wilcox (9-8)Rich Gale (13-4)DET  R LeFlore (7)Milt May (12.6)
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxFergie Jenkins (11-7)Francisco Barrios (7-10)NoneJuan Beniquez (34.8)
Atlanta Braves7Chicago Cubs13BoxLynn McGlothen (4-1)Mickey Mahler (4-6)ATL  J Burroughs (17), B Horner 2 (12), G Matthews (12)Dave Kingman (22.2)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim Rooker (7-8)Paul Moskau (3-3)CIN  D Concepcion (6)  PIT  D Parker (21)Dave Parker (21.8)
Houston Astros6St. Louis Cardinals0BoxTom Dixon (6-9)Bob Forsch (9-14)HOU  A Howe (7)Art Howe (22.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7443.632--59746329-2945-14L1Game Log
New York Yankees6651.5648.050944529-3037-21W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6451.5579.053445429-3035-21W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6352.54810.057649426-3237-20W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6354.53811.045850930-3133-23L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5363.45720.548450020-3733-26W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4670.39727.546555916-3930-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6352.548--52846124-3439-18L3Game Log
California Angels6555.5422.550648229-3236-23L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5857.5045.047045823-3435-23W5Game Log
Oakland Athletics6160.5045.041145427-3434-26L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins5166.43613.050151426-3825-28L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4769.40516.545355218-3529-34L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4475.37021.047161819-3825-37W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6351.553--49742022-3441-17L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6056.5174.046649026-3334-23W2Game Log
Montreal Expos5662.4759.048343424-3332-29L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5361.46510.043947723-3730-24W2Game Log
New York Mets4869.41016.545049522-3526-34L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4870.40717.040146822-3826-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6949.585--47842631-2938-20W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6850.5761.053642130-3138-19L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6751.5682.051749430-2837-23L3Game Log
San Diego Padres6058.5089.043144422-3838-20W2Game Log
Houston Astros5561.47413.043746118-3737-24W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5463.46214.543754222-3632-27L3Game Log

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