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Monday June 12,1978This 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 1978-06-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles5BoxTippy MartinezJim ColbornDon Stanhouse
California Angels9Boston Red Sox10BoxBill CampbellDave LaRoche(none)
Cleveland Indians0Chicago White Sox1BoxKen KravecRick WaitsJim Willoughby
Milwaukee Brewers7Detroit Tigers4BoxBob McClureMilt Wilcox(none)
Texas Rangers6Kansas City Royals5BoxSteve ComerSteve MingoriPaul Lindblad
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees2BoxRon GuidryDave Heaverlo(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves2BoxMickey MahlerPete Vuckovich(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick ReuschelBill BonhamKen Holtzman
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros6BoxRick WilliamsEd WhitsonJoe Sambito
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBurt HootonJim LonborgLance Rautzhan
New York Mets2San Diego Padres3BoxMark LeePat Zachry(none)
Montreal Expos0San Francisco Giants1BoxEd HalickiSteve Rogers(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox594019.678--3142348017-1523-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1045945.567
225New York Yankees573324.5796.02431994416-1717-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1066739.632
336Baltimore Orioles583325.5696.5225249-2420-1313-12W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1035746.553
448Detroit Tigers563125.5547.52502143615-1316-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1065551.519
559Milwaukee Brewers573126.5448.02822483411-1520-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1056243.590
61016Cleveland Indians552629.47312.0208230-2211-1915-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1044361.413
71325Toronto Blue Jays551936.34519.0205276-716-2113-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1064066.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Oakland Athletics593227.542--192190212-1220-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1033766.359
2711Texas Rangers563026.5360.5218216211-1419-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1065749.538
3814California Angels583028.5171.5250246411-1419-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1045747.548
4915Kansas City Royals552827.5092.02542332112-1716-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1076443.598
51117Chicago White Sox562630.4644.5222226-412-1714-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1054560.429
61223Minnesota Twins562135.3759.5243260-1714-207-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1065254.491
71426Seattle Mariners611942.31114.0226311-856-1813-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome993762.374
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs553322.600--2382211714-1319-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1074661.430
247Philadelphia Phillies533023.5662.0252197557-1523-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1096049.550
3513Montreal Expos583127.5343.52562164011-1220-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1044559.433
4718Pittsburgh Pirates562630.4647.5220250-3011-1815-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1056243.590
5920New York Mets602733.4508.5227256-2913-1314-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1023963.382
61224St. Louis Cardinals622339.37113.5213257-4410-2113-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1004654.460
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants563521.625--2161813517-1418-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1065452.509
234Cincinnati Reds603525.5832.02872622518-1417-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1015744.564
3612Los Angeles Dodgers583127.5345.03022435915-1816-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1046440.615
4819Houston Astros552530.4559.5211223-128-1717-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1074958.458
51021San Diego Padres572532.43910.5197241-4411-2214-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1055946.562
61122Atlanta Braves562234.39313.0180252-729-2213-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1064759.443


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bryan ClarkP21.335Purchased by Mariners from Pirates. 
Ron DavisP22.311Traded by Cubs to Yankees for Ken Holtzman.