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Baseball on Monday, August 21, 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
Detroit Tigers9Minnesota Twins6BoxJack Billingham (14-5)Geoff Zahn (9-12)DET  L Parrish (12), J Wockenfuss (3)  MIN  R Smalley (17)Lance Parrish (25.9)
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics2BoxMike Flanagan (16-11)Rick Langford (6-9)NoneEddie Murray (20.7)
Texas Rangers6Toronto Blue Jays8BoxTom Murphy (5-9)Jim Umbarger (4-8)TEX  K Bevacqua (5), B Bonds (23), A Oliver (11), J Sundberg (4)  TOR  A Ashby (8), W Horton (9)Alan Ashby (39.9)
St. Louis Cardinals14Cincinnati Reds9BoxSilvio Martinez (7-6)Bill Bonham (9-4)CIN  G Foster (29), K Griffey 2 (7)  SLN  T Simmons (16)Ted Simmons (24.0)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros8BoxJ.R. Richard (13-11)Rick Reuschel (12-11)HOU  J Cruz (10)Jimmy Sexton (16.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos4BoxRoss Grimsley (15-9)Bob Welch (5-1)MON  G Carter (15), W Cromartie (7), A Dawson (22)Andre Dawson (37.6)
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets2BoxRandy Moffitt (8-4)Kevin Kobel (2-4)NoneLen Randle (23.1)
San Diego Padres7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxGaylord Perry (15-5)Warren Brusstar (3-1)SDN  G Tenace (14), D Thomas (3)Bob Boone (36.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox7845.634--62548933-3145-14W1Game Log
New York Yankees6953.5668.553145832-3237-21L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6953.5668.561050526-3243-21W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6854.5579.556347731-3237-22W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6558.52813.047853032-3533-23W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5468.44323.550953020-3934-29W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4876.38730.548660217-4531-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6755.549--55748626-3641-19W2Game Log
California Angels6957.5482.052750129-3240-25W3Game Log
Texas Rangers6062.4927.048648424-3736-25L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics6265.4887.542948227-3435-31L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5669.44812.554555727-3829-31L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5171.41816.047356922-3729-34L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4777.37921.049264119-3828-39W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies6556.537--52145122-3443-22L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6360.5123.049553326-3437-26L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6062.4925.548349823-3737-25W7Game Log
Montreal Expos5966.4728.050045324-3335-33W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5372.42414.044349723-3830-34W2Game Log
New York Mets5074.40316.547352722-3528-39L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7352.584--56944835-3338-19L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7253.5761.049744634-3338-20W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7055.5603.055053833-3137-24L2Game Log
San Diego Padres6659.5287.046146128-3938-20W6Game Log
Houston Astros5768.45616.046950519-4438-24W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5667.45516.046556924-4032-27L1Game Log

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