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Sunday April 9,1978This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1978 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1978-04-09

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2California Angels3BoxChris KnappAlan WirthDave LaRoche
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox0BoxBill LeeWilbur Wood(none)
Kansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians4BoxSteve BusbyRick WiseSteve Mingori
Toronto Blue Jays4Detroit Tigers8BoxJack BillinghamTom UnderwoodSteve Foucault
Baltimore Orioles5Milwaukee Brewers13BoxLary SorensenScott McGregor(none)
Minnesota Twins8Seattle Mariners6BoxGary SerumTom House(none)
New York Yankees7Texas Rangers1BoxEd FigueroaDoyle Alexander(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Atlanta Braves4BoxRick RhodenTommy BoggsBobby Castillo
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds9BoxTom HumeMark Lemongello(none)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets6BoxPat ZachryWayne TwitchellMardie Cornejo
Montreal Expos5New York Mets0BoxRoss GrimsleyMike Bruhert(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies12BoxRandy LerchJohn Urrea(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDonnie MooreBruce KisonBruce Sutter
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants7BoxGary LavelleRollie FingersRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1978-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers3301.000--4011290-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1599069.566
249Detroit Tigers321.6671.0161150-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1598475.528
3714Cleveland Indians211.5001.5121020-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1576889.433
4813New York Yankees211.5001.58351-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1619962.615
61322Toronto Blue Jays312.3332.01116-51-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15858100.367
51120Boston Red Sox312.3332.0151231-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1609862.613
71425Baltimore Orioles303.0003.01140-290-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1589068.570
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Chicago White Sox321.667--1215-30-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1586989.437
228California Angels321.667--6600-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1598574.535
3511Minnesota Twins532.600--262153-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1577087.446
4615Kansas City Royals211.5000.51012-21-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1609169.569
5912Texas Rangers211.5000.538-50-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1608674.538
61016Seattle Mariners523.4001.02126-50-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15554101.348
71218Oakland Athletics312.3331.06601-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1596891.428
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Mets431.750--1516-10-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1586395.399
267Philadelphia Phillies321.6670.5208120-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1598871.553
356Pittsburgh Pirates321.6670.58710-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1588672.544
5817St. Louis Cardinals312.3331.5820-121-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1596891.428
4919Chicago Cubs312.3331.578-11-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1597881.491
61023Montreal Expos413.2502.0161511-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1587583.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Los Angeles Dodgers3301.0000.52610163-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1599267.579
112Cincinnati Reds4401.000--2717100-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1578869.561
345San Francisco Giants321.6671.515870-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1598772.547
4721San Diego Padres312.3332.5815-71-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1598376.522
61124Houston Astros404.0004.01727-100-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1587484.468
51226Atlanta Braves303.0003.51026-160-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1596990.434

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vic CorrellC32.063Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Roric HarrisonP31.201Released by Pirates.