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Baseball on Tuesday, August 15, 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
Boston Red Sox2California Angels5BoxFrank Tanana (16-7)Dennis Eckersley (13-5)CAL  J Rudi (10)Don Baylor (26.5)
Minnesota Twins9Cleveland Indians8BoxMike Marshall (6-11)Sid Monge (3-2)CLE  G Alexander (22), J Grubb (14)  MIN  J Morales (2)Jose Morales (58.0)
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers2BoxDennis Leonard (13-14)Kip Young (4-2)KCA  H McRae (12), D Porter (9)Steve Braun (24.4)
Toronto Blue Jays1Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJerry Augustine (11-11)Dave Lemanczyk (4-14)MIL  L Hisle (27)Sal Bando (40.9)
New York Yankees6Oakland Athletics0BoxRon Guidry (17-2)Rick Langford (6-8)NYA  R Jackson (17)Graig Nettles (12.2)
Baltimore Orioles7Seattle Mariners4BoxDennis Martinez (9-10)Glenn Abbott (5-10)NoneEddie Murray (24.1)
Chicago White Sox0Texas Rangers1BoxJon Matlack (11-9)Steve Stone (9-9)TEX  R Zisk (14)Jim Sundberg (14.1)
Atlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs12BoxDonnie Moore (8-5)Rick Camp (2-3)ATL  B Horner (13)  CHN  D Kingman (19), B Murcer (7)Ivan DeJesus (26.2)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos4BoxHal Dues (5-4)Charlie Williams (1-3)MON  G Carter (14), E Valentine (20)  SFN  D Evans (11)Gary Carter (36.9)
San Diego Padres1New York Mets3BoxCraig Swan (6-5)Randy Jones (10-11)NoneBroderick Perkins (10.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDoug Rau (12-7)Dick Ruthven (10-9)LAN  R Monday (14), R Smith (26)Jose Cardenal (40.3)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDoug Bair (6-4)Ed Whitson (3-6)CIN  D Driessen (15)Dan Driessen (36.3)
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals11BoxAurelio Lopez (3-1)Floyd Bannister (3-7)SLN  G Hendrick (13)Wayne Garrett (16.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7444.627--59946829-3045-14L2Game Log
New York Yankees6751.5687.051544530-3037-21W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6452.5529.058549526-3238-20W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers6452.5529.053645829-3035-22L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6454.54210.046551331-3133-23W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5364.45320.549250920-3733-27L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4671.39327.546656816-4030-31L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6452.552--53246325-3439-18W1Game Log
California Angels6655.5452.551148429-3237-23W1Game Log
Texas Rangers5957.5095.047145823-3436-23W6Game Log
Oakland Athletics6161.5006.041146027-3434-27L5Game Log
Minnesota Twins5266.44113.051052227-3825-28W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4770.40217.545355318-3629-34L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners4476.36722.047562519-3825-38L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6352.548--50142522-3441-18L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6156.5213.047849826-3335-23W3Game Log
Montreal Expos5762.4798.048743724-3333-29W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5362.46110.044248123-3730-25L1Game Log
New York Mets4969.41515.545349622-3527-34W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4970.41216.041247322-3827-32W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6950.580--54142531-3138-19W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6950.580--48143031-3038-20L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6851.5711.052149731-2837-23W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6059.5049.043244722-3938-20L1Game Log
Houston Astros5562.47013.044247218-3837-24L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5464.45814.544555422-3732-27L4Game Log

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