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Baseball on Tuesday, August 22, 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
New York Yankees6California Angels2BoxCatfish Hunter (8-4)Frank Tanana (16-8)NoneLou Piniella (12.5)
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox3BoxLarry Gura (11-3)Ross Baumgarten (1-1)KCA  A Cowens (5)Al Cowens (22.7)
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers3Box G1Bill Castro (4-4)Jim Kern (8-7)CLE  A Thornton (25)Duane Kuiper (21.4)
Cleveland Indians4Milwaukee Brewers5Box G2Willie Mueller (1-0)Jim Kern (8-8)NoneJim Norris (41.8)
Detroit Tigers7Minnesota Twins3BoxJim Slaton (13-9)Stan Perzanowski (2-6)NoneSteve Dillard (22.4)
Baltimore Orioles6Oakland Athletics4BoxDon Stanhouse (6-6)Bob Lacey (8-7)BAL  L Harlow (5), K Singleton (17)Joe Wallis (58.2)
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners5BoxGlenn Abbott (6-10)Luis Tiant (9-6)BOS  C Fisk (19), G Scott (9)  SEA  B Bochte (9)Bruce Bochte (13.0)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim Clancy (10-10)Doc Medich (7-7)NoneWillie Horton (37.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves1BoxDon Robinson (10-5)Mickey Mahler (4-8)ATL  G Matthews (14)  PIT  D Berra (2), W Stargell (18)Willie Stargell (20.1)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds5BoxDave Tomlin (7-1)Tom Bruno (3-1)CIN  D Driessen (16)  SLN  T Simmons (17)Tony Scott (36.0)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxMark Lemongello (9-11)Mike Krukow (5-2)NoneArt Howe (13.6)
San Francisco Giants7New York Mets4BoxEd Halicki (7-6)Nino Espinosa (9-12)SFN  D Evans (12), J Tamargo (1)Darrell Evans (32.7)
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxLarry Christenson (9-12)Eric Rasmussen (12-10)NoneMike Schmidt (26.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7846.629--62749433-3245-14L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7153.5737.061851126-3245-21W3Game Log
New York Yankees7053.5697.553746033-3237-21W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6954.5618.557048032-3237-22W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6658.53212.048453433-3533-23W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5470.43524.051553820-4134-29L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4976.39229.548960317-4532-31W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6855.553--56348927-3641-19W3Game Log
California Angels6958.5432.052950729-3240-26L1Game Log
Texas Rangers6063.4888.048748724-3836-25L4Game Log
Oakland Athletics6266.4848.543348827-3435-32L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5670.44413.554856427-3829-32L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5172.41517.047657522-3729-35L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4877.38421.049764319-3829-39W3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6656.541--52645422-3444-22W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6361.5084.049653526-3537-26L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6162.4965.548649924-3737-25W8Game Log
Montreal Expos5966.4728.550045324-3335-33W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5373.42115.044750223-3930-34L1Game Log
New York Mets5075.40017.547753422-3528-40L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7352.584--56944835-3338-19L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7353.5790.550445035-3338-20W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7155.5632.555554233-3138-24W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6660.5247.546446628-4038-20L1Game Log
Houston Astros5868.46015.547150619-4439-24W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5668.45216.546657224-4032-28L2Game Log

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