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Wednesday April 19,1978This 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 1978-04-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins5BoxElias SosaTom Johnson(none)
California Angels11Seattle Mariners2BoxChris KnappJim ToddPaul Hartzell
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxTom MurphyRich Gossage(none)
Montreal Expos8Chicago Cubs6BoxDarold KnowlesBruce Sutter(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy JohnTom Hume(none)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres1BoxJoaquin AndujarDave FreislebenJoe Sambito
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants0BoxDick RuthvenJim Barr(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxPat ZachryMark Littell(none)

Standings as of 1978-04-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers972.778--5340134-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1537974.516
244Boston Red Sox1073.7000.56642242-35-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1539261.601
3612Milwaukee Brewers1165.5452.08158231-55-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1518764.576
4715New York Yankees1156.4553.03739-21-54-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1529557.625
51019Cleveland Indians835.3753.5333120-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1516685.437
61120Baltimore Orioles1147.3644.04673-271-63-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1508664.573
71324Toronto Blue Jays1138.2735.04159-181-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1505694.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals981.889--3824143-15-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1538469.549
233Oakland Athletics1183.7271.03220123-25-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1516190.404
356California Angels1284.6671.5423393-25-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1507971.527
4816Chicago White Sox945.4444.03944-50-44-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1526785.441
5918Minnesota Twins1569.4005.0737304-52-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1476780.456
61221Seattle Mariners16511.3136.56182-212-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1445193.354
71425Texas Rangers927.2226.02650-240-42-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1538568.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies853.625--4028123-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548569.552
249New York Mets1385.6150.5433854-24-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1495891.389
3510Chicago Cubs1165.5450.54345-23-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1517378.483
4813Montreal Expos1055.5001.0433763-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1527181.467
5917St. Louis Cardinals1257.4172.04446-21-24-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1506486.427
61023Pittsburgh Pirates1037.3003.03655-191-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1518566.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Cincinnati Reds1394.692--8353303-36-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1488365.561
227Los Angeles Dodgers1174.6361.06448164-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518863.583
3611San Francisco Giants1165.5452.0433943-23-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1518368.550
4714Houston Astros1266.5002.55256-42-44-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1506882.453
51122Atlanta Braves1037.3004.52554-292-31-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1526686.434
61226San Diego Padres927.2225.02643-172-30-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1538271.536


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark DeJohnSS24.213Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.