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Thursday May 4,1978This 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 1978-05-04

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Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox8BoxDennis EckersleyPaul Thormodsgard(none)
New York Mets8Atlanta Braves2BoxJerry KoosmanPhil Niekro(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs1BoxRick RhodenWoodie Fryman(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers20155.750--114803410-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1427171.500
258New York Yankees22139.5913.0827665-68-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1418754.617
369Boston Red Sox241410.5833.0145118273-711-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1398554.612
4815Cleveland Indians211011.4765.59985147-93-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1385979.428
5916Milwaukee Brewers221012.4556.0124110143-107-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1408357.593
61021Baltimore Orioles22913.4097.090122-325-74-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1398158.583
71223Toronto Blue Jays23815.3488.586116-304-84-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1385187.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics23185.783--8655316-212-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1395188.367
234Kansas City Royals22148.6363.59981186-68-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1407862.557
345California Angels23149.6094.0868065-29-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1397366.525
4714Texas Rangers201010.5006.56984-152-68-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1427765.542
51122Chicago White Sox20713.3509.58294-122-75-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1416477.454
61325Minnesota Twins26818.30811.5114126-125-103-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1366571.478
71426Seattle Mariners28820.28612.590139-494-84-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1324884.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Montreal Expos20128.600--8877115-57-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1426478.451
2410Philadelphia Phillies19118.5790.510572334-57-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1437964.552
3512Chicago Cubs231211.5221.581101-206-66-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1396772.482
4713Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5002.096103-74-57-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1397762.554
5817New York Mets251114.4403.58291-96-65-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1375582.401
61019St. Louis Cardinals241014.4174.01009553-67-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1385979.428
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers23158.652--12984459-56-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1398059.576
226Cincinnati Reds23149.6091.0132108247-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1387860.565
3611San Francisco Giants231211.5223.07881-38-64-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1397762.554
4918Houston Astros231013.4355.084106-223-87-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1396475.460
51120San Diego Padres22913.4095.57393-205-94-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1407565.536
61224Atlanta Braves23815.3487.070107-372-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1396178.439

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