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Baseball on Saturday, August 26, 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 Mariners2Baltimore Orioles9BoxMike Flanagan (17-11)Jim Colborn (4-9)NonePat Kelly (16.0)
California Angels1Boston Red Sox7BoxJim Wright (8-2)Paul Hartzell (5-8)BOS  J Rice (33), G Scott (10)Jack Brohamer (11.4)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox8BoxSteve Stone (10-10)David Clyde (5-9)NoneRalph Garr (18.0)
Milwaukee Brewers9Detroit Tigers5BoxBill Travers (9-7)Jack Billingham (14-6)DET  L Parrish (13), R Staub (20)  MIL  D Money (9), G Thomas (28)Ben Oglivie (19.7)
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees5BoxSparky Lyle (9-2)Bob Lacey (8-8)NYA  G Nettles (21)Thurman Munson (33.7)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers8BoxDock Ellis (9-5)Larry Gura (11-4)TEX  K Bevacqua (6)Darrell Porter (21.1)
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxVictor Cruz (5-1)Geoff Zahn (9-13)TOR  D McKay (5)Alvis Woods (37.9)
St. Louis Cardinals9Atlanta Braves4BoxSilvio Martinez (8-6)Preston Hanna (7-13)ATL  B Beall (1)  SLN  G Hendrick (18)Tony Scott (28.4)
Chicago Cubs8Cincinnati Reds6BoxDave Roberts (6-8)Doug Bair (6-5)CIN  K Griffey (9), M Lum (6)Bobby Murcer (73.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros7BoxJ.R. Richard (14-11)Bruce Kison (4-5)NoneDave Bergman (18.8)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRandy Lerch (8-7)Doug Rau (12-8)NoneJose Cardenal (17.0)
New York Mets1San Diego Padres2BoxMickey Lolich (2-0)Jerry Koosman (3-14)SDN  D Winfield (21)Dave Winfield (13.5)
Montreal Expos1San Francisco Giants4BoxJim Barr (7-10)Woodie Fryman (7-8)MON  G Carter (16)  SFN  H Cruz (6)Hector Cruz (23.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox8047.630--64350033-3347-14W2Game Log
New York Yankees7254.5717.555247133-3339-21W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7355.5707.564753527-3346-22W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7157.5559.559350332-3239-25L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6958.54311.050953634-3535-23W5Game Log
Cleveland Indians5672.43724.553756422-4334-29L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5377.40828.551162119-4634-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7060.538--53652329-3441-26L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals6859.5351.557051127-4041-19L4Game Log
Texas Rangers6463.5044.550849426-3838-25W4Game Log
Oakland Athletics6269.4738.543851127-3635-33L6Game Log
Minnesota Twins5674.43114.055558127-4029-34L7Game Log
Chicago White Sox5473.42514.549258522-3732-36W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4979.38320.050466019-4030-39L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6759.532--54347223-3644-23W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6562.5122.550954628-3637-26W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6364.4964.550251726-3937-25L2Game Log
Montreal Expos6068.4698.051146625-3435-34L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5673.43412.547151926-3930-34W3Game Log
New York Mets5277.40316.548754224-3628-41L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7653.589--58546236-3340-20L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7554.5811.051546036-3339-21W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7158.5505.056655933-3138-27L3Game Log
San Diego Padres6862.5238.547648029-4039-22W1Game Log
Houston Astros6168.47315.048851319-4442-24W5Game Log
Atlanta Braves5672.43719.548460124-4032-32L6Game Log

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