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Baseball on Sunday, August 27, 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 Mariners3Baltimore Orioles4BoxNelson Briles (3-4)Enrique Romo (10-5)BAL  E Murray (25)  SEA  C Reynolds (4)Bill Stein (20.2)
California Angels3Boston Red Sox4BoxBob Stanley (11-1)Dyar Miller (4-1)BOS  F Lynn (20)George Scott (58.4)
Cleveland Indians0Chicago White Sox6BoxRoss Baumgarten (2-1)Paul Reuschel (4-1)NoneEric Soderholm (13.7)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers4BoxJim Slaton (14-9)Lary Sorensen (15-9)MIL  G Thomas (29)Lou Whitaker (25.2)
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees6BoxCatfish Hunter (9-4)Rick Langford (6-10)NYA  C Chambliss 2 (9), G Nettles 2 (23)  OAK  R Carty (23)Chris Chambliss (24.2)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers2BoxDennis Leonard (15-15)Doc Medich (7-8)KCA  A Otis (16), D Porter 2 (13)  TEX  A Oliver (12)Amos Otis (36.3)
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike Marshall (7-11)Mike Willis (2-6)NoneJohn Mayberry (69.5)
St. Louis Cardinals14Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn Denny (11-8)Mickey Mahler (4-9)SLN  K Reitz (10)Ken Reitz (26.8)
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds1BoxMike Krukow (6-2)Tom Seaver (11-13)CHN  D Kingman (22)  CIN  J Morgan (9)Dave Kingman (24.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros5BoxGrant Jackson (6-3)Mark Lemongello (9-12)PIT  W Stargell (19)Willie Stargell (29.7)
Philadelphia Phillies9Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLarry Christenson (10-12)Bob Welch (5-2)PHI  B McBride (6)Greg Luzinski (21.0)
New York Mets0San Diego Padres3BoxEric Rasmussen (13-10)Nino Espinosa (9-13)NoneGene Tenace (17.7)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1Box G1Ross Grimsley (16-9)Vida Blue (16-7)NoneChris Speier (32.7)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants11Box G2Ed Halicki (8-6)Scott Sanderson (0-2)SFN  J Clark (21), J Dwyer (3), M Ivie (10)Terry Whitfield (14.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox8147.633--64750333-3348-14W3Game Log
New York Yankees7354.5757.555847333-3340-21W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7356.5668.564953927-3446-22L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7257.5589.559750532-3240-25W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7058.54711.051353934-3536-23W6Game Log
Cleveland Indians5673.43425.553757022-4434-29L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5378.40529.551362419-4634-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6959.539--57451328-4041-19W1Game Log
California Angels7061.5341.553952729-3541-26L3Game Log
Texas Rangers6464.5005.051049826-3838-26L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6270.4709.044051727-3735-33L7Game Log
Minnesota Twins5774.43513.555858328-4029-34W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5573.43014.049858522-3733-36W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4980.38020.550766419-4130-39L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6859.535--55247524-3644-23W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6662.5162.551654729-3637-26W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6464.5004.551052227-3937-25W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6169.4698.551547826-3535-34L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5773.43812.548552227-3930-34W4Game Log
New York Mets5278.40017.548754524-3728-41L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7654.585--58847136-3340-21L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants7655.5800.552746436-3340-22W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7159.5465.056756633-3138-28L4Game Log
San Diego Padres6962.5277.547948029-4040-22W2Game Log
Houston Astros6169.46915.049352119-4442-25L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5673.43419.548761524-4032-33L7Game Log

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