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Baseball on Friday, August 25, 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
Seattle Mariners0Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis Martinez (10-10)Paul Mitchell (6-13)BAL  L May (20)Lee May (14.1)
California Angels0Boston Red Sox6BoxDennis Eckersley (15-5)Don Aase (8-8)BOS  J Rice (32)Jim Rice (13.4)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox1BoxRick Waits (9-13)Francisco Barrios (8-11)NoneMike Squires (33.8)
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers6BoxKip Young (5-3)Mike Caldwell (16-8)DET  R LeFlore (8)  MIL  C Cooper (10)Ron LeFlore (33.2)
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees7BoxRon Guidry (18-2)John Henry Johnson (10-7)NYA  R Jackson (18), M Rivers 2 (10)Reggie Jackson (24.8)
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers7BoxJon Matlack (12-10)Rich Gale (13-6)KCA  D Porter (11)  TEX  R Zisk (15)Bobby Bonds (31.2)
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDon Kirkwood (3-1)Gary Serum (7-6)TOR  A Woods (3)Alvis Woods (30.7)
St. Louis Cardinals11Atlanta Braves10BoxTom Bruno (4-1)Gene Garber (3-3)ATL  B Horner 2 (17)  SLN  G Hendrick 2 (17), K Reitz (9)George Hendrick (82.1)
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick Reuschel (13-11)Mike LaCoss (3-4)NoneRick Reuschel (20.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros7BoxJoe Niekro (11-10)Jim Rooker (8-9)HOU  J Sexton (2)Dave Parker (21.6)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxLance Rautzhan (2-0)Ron Reed (1-2)LAN  S Garvey (18), R Monday (15)  PHI  B Boone (12), B McBride (5)Bake McBride (42.0)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres1BoxCraig Swan (7-5)Gaylord Perry (15-6)SDN  D Winfield (20)Steve Henderson (11.4)
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants5BoxDan Schatzeder (6-4)Greg Minton (0-1)MON  A Dawson (23), D Schatzeder (1), E Valentine (21)  SFN  D Evans 2 (14)Dan Schatzeder (28.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7947.627--63649933-3346-14W1Game Log
New York Yankees7154.5687.554746733-3338-21W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7255.5677.563853026-3346-22L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers7156.5598.558849432-3239-24W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6858.54011.050053434-3534-23W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians5671.44123.553055622-4234-29W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5277.40328.550761819-4633-31W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7059.543--53551629-3341-26L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6858.5401.556650327-3941-19L3Game Log
Texas Rangers6363.5005.550049026-3837-25W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics6268.4778.543450627-3535-33L5Game Log
Minnesota Twins5673.43414.055257727-3929-34L6Game Log
Chicago White Sox5373.42115.548457822-3731-36L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4978.38620.050265119-3930-39L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6659.528--54047122-3644-23L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs6462.5082.550154027-3637-26W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6363.5003.550051026-3837-25L1Game Log
Montreal Expos6067.4727.051046225-3335-34W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5573.43012.546251525-3930-34W2Game Log
New York Mets5276.40615.548654024-3528-41W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7652.594--58445936-3340-19W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants7454.5782.051145936-3338-21L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7157.5555.056055133-3138-26L2Game Log
San Diego Padres6762.5199.547447929-4038-22L2Game Log
Houston Astros6068.46916.048151119-4441-24W4Game Log
Atlanta Braves5671.44119.548059224-4032-31L5Game Log

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