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Friday May 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 1978-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians7BoxJim KernDon Stanhouse(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers7BoxBob SykesMike TorrezJohn Hiller
Minnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals3BoxRoger EricksonMarty PattinMike Marshall
California Angels7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFrank TananaMike Caldwell(none)
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics2BoxWilbur WoodPete Broberg(none)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners6BoxTom HouseSteve Comer(none)
Texas Rangers4Seattle Mariners2BoxDoc MedichPaul MitchellPaul Lindblad
New York Yankees11Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDick TidrowJesse Jefferson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs6BoxDave RobertsJohn Denny(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds4BoxDave TomlinRollie FingersDoug Bair
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros6BoxFloyd BannisterDick Ruthven(none)
San Francisco Giants10Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJohn MontefuscoBobby CastilloGary Lavelle
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos3BoxDon RobinsonRudy MayKent Tekulve
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets4BoxSkip LockwoodTug McGraw(none)

Standings as of 1978-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers322210.688--1781255313-59-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1306466.492
223Boston Red Sox362313.6391.0197152457-1016-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1277651.598
334New York Yankees342113.6182.01471212610-911-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1297950.612
4814Cleveland Indians341717.5006.014514507-1210-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1255273.416
5917Milwaukee Brewers351619.4577.5183171126-1210-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1277750.606
61020Baltimore Orioles341420.4129.0143192-497-117-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1277651.598
71121Toronto Blue Jays341321.38210.0136179-434-129-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1274681.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Oakland Athletics362214.611--11911549-813-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1264779.373
256California Angels352114.6000.5161130319-712-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1276661.520
4610Texas Rangers341816.5293.0135137-26-912-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1286959.539
3711Kansas City Royals341816.5293.014714617-1011-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1287454.578
51223Minnesota Twins371423.3788.5175180-59-135-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1255966.472
61325Chicago White Sox321121.3449.0126153-273-108-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1296069.465
71426Seattle Mariners391326.33310.5143189-465-138-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1214378.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies331815.545--160123375-913-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1297257.558
2512Montreal Expos351817.5141.0148136128-810-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1275869.457
3615Chicago Cubs341717.5001.5130148-1810-107-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1286266.484
4818Pittsburgh Pirates351619.4573.0140161-217-129-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1267254.571
51019New York Mets381721.4473.5136153-179-108-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1244975.395
61224St. Louis Cardinals381424.3686.5147156-95-159-9L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1245569.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants352312.657--1401231711-612-6W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1276661.520
227Cincinnati Reds372215.5952.01871691811-811-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1247054.565
338Los Angeles Dodgers362115.5832.51961445210-711-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1267452.587
4713Houston Astros341717.5005.5129135-66-1111-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1285771.445
5916San Diego Padres351619.4577.0119139-206-1210-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1276859.535
61122Atlanta Braves341321.3829.5101146-454-129-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1285672.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken HendersonOF31.338Traded by Mets to Reds for Dale Murray. 
Dale MurrayP28.106Traded by Reds to Mets for Ken Henderson.