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Baseball on Saturday, August 19, 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 Orioles3California Angels4BoxPaul Hartzell (5-7)Jim Palmer (14-12)BAL  L Harlow (4), E Murray (24)  CAL  J Rudi (12)Joe Rudi (21.2)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians1BoxFrancisco Barrios (8-10)Mike Paxton (9-7)NoneLamar Johnson (13.2)
Texas Rangers0Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis Leonard (14-14)Fergie Jenkins (11-8)KCA  C Hurdle (6)Clint Hurdle (24.0)
Detroit Tigers6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMilt Wilcox (10-8)Jerry Augustine (11-12)MIL  L Hisle (29)Cecil Cooper (26.1)
Toronto Blue Jays0Minnesota Twins5BoxGary Serum (7-5)Jerry Garvin (3-12)MIN  W Norwood (8), B Rivera (3)Dan Ford (21.5)
Boston Red Sox4Oakland Athletics8BoxJohn Henry Johnson (10-6)Bill Lee (10-10)BOS  D Evans (23)  OAK  R Carty (22)Jim Rice (13.7)
New York Yankees1Seattle Mariners4BoxJim Colborn (4-8)Dick Tidrow (5-9)NYA  C Chambliss (7)  SEA  B Bochte (8)Bruce Bochte (21.7)
Cincinnati Reds9Chicago Cubs7BoxTom Hume (6-11)Bruce Sutter (7-4)CHN  B Buckner (2)  CIN  G Foster (28), K Griffey (5)Mike Lum (45.3)
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos2BoxRandy Jones (11-11)Dan Schatzeder (5-4)NoneRandy Jones (19.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets8BoxDale Murray (6-5)Don Sutton (12-10)LAN  J Ferguson (12)Len Randle (41.4)
San Francisco Giants0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteve Carlton (12-11)John Montefusco (9-5)PHI  M Schmidt (16)Tim McCarver (14.1)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBert Blyleven (10-8)Floyd Bannister (3-8)NoneDuffy Dyer (15.7)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxLarry McWilliams (6-0)Bob Forsch (9-15)NoneBruce Benedict (21.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7745.631--62148732-3145-14L1Game Log
New York Yankees6952.5707.552745332-3137-21L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6853.5628.560850426-3242-21L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6753.5589.055346930-3137-22W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6457.52912.547552731-3433-23L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5368.43823.549952920-3933-29L5Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4676.37731.047259416-4530-31L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6655.545--55548526-3640-19W1Game Log
California Angels6857.5442.052650129-3239-25W2Game Log
Texas Rangers6060.5005.547947424-3536-25L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6263.4966.042547527-3435-29W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5667.45511.053754227-3829-29W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5170.42115.047255922-3629-34W4Game Log
Seattle Mariners4677.37421.048763719-3827-39W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6455.538--51344122-3442-21W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6259.5123.049052426-3336-26L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5862.4836.547349123-3735-25W5Game Log
Montreal Expos5865.4728.049244624-3334-32L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5172.41515.042348422-3829-34L1Game Log
New York Mets5072.41015.546751822-3528-37W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7251.585--56244034-3238-19L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7152.5771.049043933-3238-20L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7053.5692.054052233-3037-23W2Game Log
San Diego Padres6459.5208.044945426-3938-20W4Game Log
Houston Astros5666.45915.545449219-4237-24L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves5666.45915.546156324-3932-27W1Game Log

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