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Saturday May 6,1978This 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 1978-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins8Baltimore Orioles7BoxGreg ThayerDon StanhouseTom Johnson
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox6BoxBob StanleyJim Willoughby(none)
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox3BoxJim WrightFrancisco Barrios(none)
Cleveland Indians3California Angels7BoxChris KnappMike Paxton(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxLary SorensenDoug Bird(none)
Texas Rangers9New York Yankees5BoxJim UmbargerDick Tidrow(none)
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics0BoxBob SykesAlan Wirth(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Seattle Mariners6BoxPaul MitchellDave Lemanczyk(none)
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves2BoxDave CampbellKen Forsch(none)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1BoxRandy MoffittGuillermo HernandezGary Lavelle
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds6BoxTom SeaverRudy MayPedro Borbon
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSteve CarltonPat Zachry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn CandelariaDon SuttonGrant Jackson
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJohn DennyGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers22166.727--121853611-45-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1407070.500
246Boston Red Sox261610.6152.0154122323-713-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1378354.606
3610New York Yankees241410.5833.0928755-69-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1398653.619
4812Milwaukee Brewers241212.5005.0137113243-109-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1388157.587
5916Cleveland Indians231013.4356.51029757-113-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1365977.434
61018Baltimore Orioles241014.4177.099131-325-75-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1378057.584
71325Toronto Blue Jays25817.3209.587131-444-104-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1365185.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics25196.760--9162296-213-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1375087.365
233California Angels25169.6403.09883155-211-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1377166.518
359Kansas City Royals241410.5834.51029486-88-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1387860.565
4713Texas Rangers221111.5006.58094-143-78-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1407664.543
51123Seattle Mariners301020.33311.5105140-354-86-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1304684.354
61224Minnesota Twins28919.32111.5123135-126-113-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1346470.478
71426Chicago White Sox22715.31810.586103-172-95-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1396475.460
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies21138.619--12178434-59-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1417764.546
248Montreal Expos22139.5910.5948686-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1406377.450
4715Pittsburgh Pirates241212.5002.5101112-114-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1377661.555
3614Chicago Cubs241212.5002.582103-216-66-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1386771.486
5817St. Louis Cardinals261115.4234.51029753-68-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1365878.426
61020New York Mets271116.4075.088107-196-85-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1355580.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers25169.640--138894910-66-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377958.577
237Cincinnati Reds251510.6001.0141114277-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1367759.566
3511San Francisco Giants241311.5422.58082-29-64-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1387662.551
4919San Diego Padres241014.4175.57595-206-104-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1387464.536
61121Houston Astros251015.4006.087113-263-107-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1376473.467
51222Atlanta Braves251015.4006.077110-332-78-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1375978.431


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve CrawfordP20.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox.