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Friday June 9,1978This 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 1978-06-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3California Angels1BoxEd FigueroaFrank TananaRich Gossage
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians7BoxDavid ClydeGeoff ZahnJim Kern
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers3BoxJack BillinghamPaul SplittorffJohn Hiller
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike CaldwellTom Murphy(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics3BoxMike FlanaganPete Broberg(none)
Boston Red Sox3Seattle Mariners2BoxLuis TiantPaul Mitchell(none)
Chicago White Sox4Texas Rangers3BoxRon SchuelerDoc MedichLerrin LaGrow
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs5BoxDennis LampBob Owchinko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos10BoxDan SchatzederTommy JohnDarold Knowles
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxSkip LockwoodBob Knepper(none)
Atlanta Braves1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxLarry ChristensonEddie Solomon(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxGrant JacksonDoug BairJohn Candelaria
Houston Astros11St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJ.R. RichardGeorge FrazierKen Forsch

Standings as of 1978-06-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox563719.661--2862216515-1522-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1076245.579
225New York Yankees543222.5934.02321864616-1516-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1096841.624
348Detroit Tigers533023.5665.52381993915-1315-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1095653.514
4510Baltimore Orioles553025.5456.5216245-2918-1312-12W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1066046.566
5813Milwaukee Brewers532726.5098.52632392410-1517-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1096643.606
61018Cleveland Indians522428.46211.0202225-2311-1813-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1074562.421
71325Toronto Blue Jays521933.36516.0200264-646-1813-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1094069.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Oakland Athletics563224.571--192184812-1120-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1063769.349
2611Texas Rangers532825.5282.5207206110-1418-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1095950.541
3712Kansas City Royals522725.5193.02412192211-1616-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1106545.591
4914California Angels552827.5093.5228227111-1317-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1075948.551
51119Chicago White Sox532429.4536.5216221-511-1613-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1084761.435
61222Minnesota Twins542133.38910.0239254-1514-187-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1085256.481
71426Seattle Mariners581939.32814.0218288-706-1713-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1023765.363
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago Cubs523121.596--2202051513-1318-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1104862.436
246Philadelphia Phillies502921.5801.0241185567-1422-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1126151.545
359Montreal Expos553124.5641.52481994911-1120-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1074562.421
4716New York Mets572730.4746.5219244-2513-1214-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1053966.371
5817Pittsburgh Pirates532528.4726.5208237-2911-1714-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1086345.583
61224St. Louis Cardinals592237.37312.5202240-3810-2012-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1034756.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants533221.604--2061753115-1417-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1095752.523
223Cincinnati Reds573423.596--2782522617-1317-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1045846.558
3615Los Angeles Dodgers552827.5095.02802305013-1815-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1076740.626
4920Houston Astros522329.4428.5190208-187-1616-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1105159.464
51021San Diego Padres542331.4269.5180224-4410-2113-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1086147.565
61123Atlanta Braves532033.37712.0172245-738-2112-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1094960.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob DetherageOF23.262Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Woodie FrymanP38.055Traded by Cubs to Expos for Jerry White. 
Ed HerrmannC31.286Purchased by Expos from Astros.