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Wednesday April 12,1978This 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.

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Games on 1978-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5California Angels9BoxFrank TananaPete RedfernDave LaRoche
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve StoneDave LemanczykLerrin LaGrow
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians3BoxMike TorrezWayne GarlandDick Drago
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardMike FlanaganSteve Mingori
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMoose HaasRich Gossage(none)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics4BoxDave HeaverloShane Rawley(none)
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers2BoxMark FidrychJon Matlack(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds12BoxBill BonhamVida Blue(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Houston Astros11BoxJoe SambitoBobby Castillo(none)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets2BoxRay BurrisNino Espinosa(none)
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSteve RogersJim LonborgBill Atkinson
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob ForschJohn Candelaria(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers5501.000--5420340-05-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1578869.561
234Detroit Tigers541.8001.02515102-02-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578275.522
3815Cleveland Indians422.5002.5202000-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1556788.432
4920Boston Red Sox523.4003.0252052-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1589761.614
51223New York Yankees514.2004.01922-31-40-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1589959.627
61324Toronto Blue Jays514.2004.02030-101-40-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1565898.372
71426Baltimore Orioles505.0005.01549-340-50-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1569066.577
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago White Sox541.800--262420-04-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1566789.429
245Kansas City Royals431.7500.5191631-12-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1588969.563
366Oakland Athletics642.6670.513941-23-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1566591.417
458California Angels642.6670.5191900-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1568373.532
5713Minnesota Twins844.5001.5393454-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1546985.448
61017Texas Rangers523.4002.01219-70-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1578572.541
71122Seattle Mariners826.2503.52433-90-32-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1525498.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310St. Louis Cardinals532.600--242311-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1576691.420
2511New York Mets743.571--252410-04-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1556293.400
3714Chicago Cubs633.5000.51518-33-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1567680.487
4612Philadelphia Phillies422.5000.52716110-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1588870.557
6916Pittsburgh Pirates523.4001.01123-120-22-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1568670.551
5819Montreal Expos523.4001.0242222-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1577483.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds651.833--4123180-05-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1558768.561
227Los Angeles Dodgers642.6671.04124174-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1569165.583
349San Francisco Giants532.6001.52122-11-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1578671.548
41018San Diego Padres523.4002.51825-72-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1578275.522
51121Houston Astros725.2863.53142-110-42-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1557283.465
61225Atlanta Braves514.2003.52036-160-01-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1576889.433