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Baseball on Thursday, August 24, 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
Kansas City Royals1Chicago White Sox4BoxMike Proly (4-2)Paul Splittorff (15-11)KCA  D Porter (10)Eric Soderholm (48.7)
Toronto Blue Jays2Detroit Tigers5BoxMilt Wilcox (11-8)Balor Moore (5-5)DET  J Thompson (23)Lance Parrish (27.7)
Cleveland Indians9Milwaukee Brewers8BoxDan Spillner (4-1)Bob McClure (2-4)CLE  G Alexander (23), A Thornton (26)  MIL  S Lezcano (13)Andre Thornton (55.8)
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins1BoxFergie Jenkins (12-8)Dave Goltz (10-8)MIN  H Powell (3)  TEX  J Sundberg (5)Jim Sundberg (27.3)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves1BoxBert Blyleven (11-8)Phil Niekro (15-14)ATL  B Horner (15)Willie Stargell (12.9)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds3BoxPete Vuckovich (12-9)Paul Moskau (3-4)CIN  K Griffey (8)  SLN  G Hendrick (15)Mike Phillips (14.9)
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy John (15-9)Warren Brusstar (3-2)PHI  J Martin (8)Bill Russell (51.9)
New York Mets6San Diego Padres3BoxMike Bruhert (3-6)Bob Owchinko (8-10)SDN  G Tenace (15)John Stearns (15.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7847.624--63049933-3345-14L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7254.5716.563552426-3246-22L1Game Log
New York Yankees7054.5657.554046633-3337-21L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7056.5568.558249132-3238-24W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6758.53611.049553434-3533-23W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5571.43723.552855521-4234-29W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5177.39828.550061519-4632-31L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7058.547--53551029-3241-26W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6857.5441.556449627-3841-19L2Game Log
Texas Rangers6263.4966.549348826-3836-25W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6267.4818.543349927-3435-33L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins5672.43714.054957027-3829-34L5Game Log
Chicago White Sox5372.42415.548357622-3731-35W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4977.38920.050264619-3830-39W4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6658.532--53546522-3544-23L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6362.5043.549550326-3737-25W10Game Log
Chicago Cubs6362.5043.549653826-3637-26L3Game Log
Montreal Expos5967.4688.050245724-3335-34L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5473.42513.545150524-3930-34W1Game Log
New York Mets5176.40216.548453923-3528-41W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7552.591--57845436-3339-19W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants7453.5831.050645136-3338-20W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7156.5594.055854633-3138-25L1Game Log
San Diego Padres6761.5238.547347729-4038-21L1Game Log
Houston Astros5968.46516.047450619-4440-24W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5670.44418.547058124-4032-30L4Game Log

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