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Baseball on Thursday, August 17, 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 Sox8California Angels6BoxBob Stanley (10-1)Tom Griffin (2-4)CAL  J Rudi (11)Danny Goodwin (37.1)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers9BoxJack Morris (3-4)Don Hood (5-5)CLE  A Thornton (24)  DET  S Kemp (10), M May (10)Steve Kemp (64.9)
Toronto Blue Jays0Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBill Travers (8-7)Jim Clancy (9-10)NoneDon Money (20.6)
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins6BoxRoger Erickson (13-7)Larry Gura (10-3)NonePete LaCock (23.6)
Chicago White Sox4Texas Rangers2BoxKen Kravec (9-11)Paul Mirabella (2-1)TEX  T Harrah (5)Don Kessinger (15.8)
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs2BoxRick Reuschel (12-10)Tom Seaver (11-12)CHN  D Kingman (20)Tim Blackwell (9.4)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos0BoxEd Halicki (6-6)Ross Grimsley (14-9)SFN  J Clark (20)Jack Clark (15.9)
San Diego Padres9New York Mets2BoxGaylord Perry (14-5)Juan Berenguer (0-1)SDN  T Ashford (3), D Winfield (19)Dave Winfield (14.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBurt Hooton (13-8)Tug McGraw (8-4)NoneSteve Garvey (39.9)
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates5Box G1Don Robinson (9-5)J.R. Richard (12-11)NoneDon Robinson (21.2)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3Box G2Bruce Kison (4-4)Mark Lemongello (8-11)NoneSteve Brye (26.8)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn Denny (10-8)Mickey Mahler (4-7)ATL  G Matthews (13)Ted Simmons (12.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7644.633--61147631-3045-14W2Game Log
New York Yankees6851.5717.552044831-3037-21W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6752.5638.560249826-3241-20W5Game Log
Detroit Tigers6652.5599.054746329-3037-22W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6455.53811.547052031-3233-23L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5366.44522.549752020-3933-27L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4674.38330.046958516-4330-31L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6554.546--54948126-3639-18L1Game Log
California Angels6657.5372.051949629-3237-25L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5959.5005.547546823-3436-25L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6162.4966.041446527-3434-28L6Game Log
Minnesota Twins5467.44612.052853927-3827-29W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4970.41216.046355720-3629-34W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4576.37221.048263019-3826-38W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6354.538--50543522-3441-20L4Game Log
Chicago Cubs6257.5212.048050726-3336-24W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5863.4797.048844024-3334-30L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5662.4757.546348623-3733-25W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5071.41315.041848022-3828-33W1Game Log
New York Mets4971.40815.545650722-3527-36L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7150.587--55142933-3138-19W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants7051.5791.048443132-3138-20W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6853.5623.052351231-3037-23L2Game Log
San Diego Padres6259.5129.044345024-3938-20W2Game Log
Houston Astros5664.46714.544948219-4037-24L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5565.45815.545755823-3832-27L1Game Log

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