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Baseball on Friday, August 18, 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
Baltimore Orioles2California Angels3BoxChris Knapp (12-7)Scott McGregor (12-11)BAL  D DeCinces (21), E Murray (23)  CAL  D Baylor (25)Carney Lansford (30.4)
Chicago White Sox7Cleveland Indians1BoxMike Proly (3-2)Rick Wise (9-16)CHA  R Garr (3)Don Kessinger (10.6)
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals3BoxDoc Medich (7-6)Rich Gale (13-5)NoneToby Harrah (23.5)
Detroit Tigers0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxLary Sorensen (15-8)Dave Rozema (6-7)NoneGorman Thomas (18.2)
Toronto Blue Jays3Minnesota Twins4BoxJeff Holly (1-1)Tom Murphy (4-9)NoneRod Carew (45.2)
Boston Red Sox6Oakland Athletics3BoxMike Torrez (15-6)Steve Renko (6-8)BOS  J Rice (30)Jim Rice (33.7)
New York Yankees6Seattle Mariners1BoxEd Figueroa (12-8)Paul Mitchell (6-12)NoneBob Stinson (32.8)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs3BoxPedro Borbon (6-2)Dave Roberts (5-8)CHN  D Kingman (21), M Trillo (3)  CIN  J Bench (18), G Foster (27)George Foster (17.2)
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos2BoxEric Rasmussen (12-9)Steve Rogers (13-8)NoneOzzie Smith (26.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers7New York Mets3BoxTommy John (14-9)Nino Espinosa (9-11)LAN  S Garvey (17)  NYN  J Stearns (14)Steve Garvey (22.7)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGary Lavelle (10-9)Tug McGraw (8-5)PHI  M Schmidt (15)  SFN  M Ivie (9), W McCovey (12)Mike Ivie (56.5)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim Bibby (7-7)Vern Ruhle (2-1)HOU  J Cruz (9)  PIT  J Bibby (1)Willie Stargell (11.5)
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxPete Vuckovich (11-9)Preston Hanna (7-12)NoneGeorge Hendrick (9.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7744.636--61747932-3045-14W3Game Log
New York Yankees6951.5757.552644932-3037-21W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6852.5678.560449826-3242-20W6Game Log
Detroit Tigers6653.55510.054746529-3137-22L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6456.53312.547252331-3333-23L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5367.44223.549852720-3933-28L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4675.38031.047258916-4430-31L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6555.542--55248526-3639-19L2Game Log
California Angels6757.5402.052249829-3238-25W1Game Log
Texas Rangers6059.5044.547947124-3436-25W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6163.4926.041747127-3434-29L7Game Log
Minnesota Twins5567.45111.053254227-3828-29W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5070.41715.047055821-3629-34W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners4577.36921.048363619-3826-39L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6355.534--51044122-3441-21L5Game Log
Chicago Cubs6258.5172.048351526-3336-25L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5762.4796.546948923-3734-25W4Game Log
Montreal Expos5864.4757.049044324-3334-31L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5171.41814.042348122-3829-33W2Game Log
New York Mets4972.40515.545951422-3527-37L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7250.590--55843234-3138-19W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants7151.5821.049043633-3138-20W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6953.5663.053151532-3037-23W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6359.5169.044645225-3938-20W3Game Log
Houston Astros5665.46315.545248819-4137-24L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5566.45516.545856323-3932-27L2Game Log

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