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Baseball on Sunday, August 20, 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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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels1BoxTom Griffin (3-4)Don Stanhouse (5-6)NoneCarlos Lopez (1.1)
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians10BoxRick Waits (8-13)Steve Stone (9-10)NoneAndre Thornton (25.9)
Texas Rangers1Kansas City Royals2BoxPaul Splittorff (15-10)Jon Matlack (11-10)KCA  J Wathan (2)John Wathan (25.1)
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike Caldwell (16-7)Kip Young (4-3)NoneCharlie Moore (10.2)
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins2BoxDon Kirkwood (2-1)Stan Perzanowski (2-5)NoneLuis Gomez (12.8)
Boston Red Sox4Oakland Athletics2BoxDennis Eckersley (14-5)Matt Keough (7-11)BOS  C Fisk (18), J Remy (2)  OAK  W Gross (6), M Page (13)Jerry Remy (17.6)
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners5BoxEnrique Romo (10-4)Rich Gossage (8-10)NYA  G Nettles (19)Leon Roberts (42.1)
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs2BoxGuillermo Hernandez (7-2)Mike LaCoss (3-3)NoneJohnny Bench (8.6)
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos4BoxMark Lee (4-1)Hal Dues (5-5)MON  A Dawson (21), T Perez (10)Broderick Perkins (38.3)
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets4BoxCharlie Hough (4-3)Skip Lockwood (7-11)LAN  V Davalillo (1)Joe Ferguson (45.0)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxDick Ruthven (11-9)Jim Barr (6-10)SFN  J Dwyer (2)Richie Hebner (47.5)
Houston Astros6Pittsburgh Pirates7Box G1Jim Rooker (8-8)Tom Dixon (6-10)PIT  D Berra (1), W Stargell (17)Willie Stargell (18.0)
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates3Box G2Jerry Reuss (1-2)Joe Niekro (10-10)PIT  E Ott 2 (8)Ed Ott (44.1)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTom Bruno (3-0)Phil Niekro (15-13)NoneWayne Garrett (24.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7845.634--62548933-3145-14W1Game Log
New York Yankees6953.5668.553145832-3237-21L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6953.5668.561050526-3243-21W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6754.55410.055447130-3237-22L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6458.52513.547552831-3533-23L4Game Log
Cleveland Indians5468.44323.550953020-3934-29W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4776.38231.047859617-4530-31W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6755.549--55748626-3641-19W2Game Log
California Angels6957.5482.052750129-3240-25W3Game Log
Texas Rangers6061.4966.548047624-3636-25L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6264.4927.042747927-3435-30L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5668.45212.053954827-3829-30L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5171.41816.047356922-3729-34L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4777.37921.049264119-3828-39W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6555.542--51844422-3443-21W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6359.5163.049252526-3337-26W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6062.4926.048349823-3737-25W7Game Log
Montreal Expos5866.4689.049645124-3334-33L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5272.41915.042948822-3830-34W1Game Log
New York Mets5073.40716.547152322-3528-38L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7351.589--56744435-3238-19W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7153.5732.049344433-3338-20L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7054.5653.054152433-3137-23L1Game Log
San Diego Padres6559.5248.045445827-3938-20W5Game Log
Atlanta Braves5667.45516.546556924-4032-27L1Game Log
Houston Astros5668.45217.046150219-4437-24L6Game Log


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