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Friday June 16,1978This 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 1978-06-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics0Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezRick Langford(none)
Seattle Mariners3Boston Red Sox6BoxBill CampbellDick Pole(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox1BoxLarry GuraFrancisco BarriosAl Hrabosky
Milwaukee Brewers8Cleveland Indians6BoxBob McClureJim KernBill Castro
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins5BoxDarrell JacksonDave Rozema(none)
California Angels10New York Yankees7BoxDon AaseJim Beattie(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Texas Rangers3BoxTom UnderwoodDock Ellis(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers2BoxJesse JeffersonRoger MoretTom Murphy
Pittsburgh Pirates9Atlanta Braves4BoxBert BlylevenPhil NiekroEd Whitson
St. Louis Cardinals0Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom SeaverJohn Denny(none)
Chicago Cubs7Houston Astros6BoxPaul ReuschelRick Williams(none)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDoug RauSteve Rogers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres0BoxSteve CarltonRandy Jones(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants7BoxGary LavelleSkip Lockwood(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox634419.698--34124010117-1527-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1005545.550
224New York Yankees613625.5907.02712234816-1720-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1026438.627
336Baltimore Orioles623626.5817.5240258-1820-1316-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium995445.545
447Milwaukee Brewers613526.5748.03092614815-1520-11W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1015843.574
5611Detroit Tigers603129.51711.52572401715-1616-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1025547.539
61119Cleveland Indians582632.44815.5225256-3111-2115-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1014358.426
71325Toronto Blue Jays612140.34422.0225302-778-2113-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1003862.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Kansas City Royals593227.542--2752373813-1719-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1036043.583
2712California Angels623230.5161.5267264313-1619-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1005545.550
3813Oakland Athletics633231.5082.0198217-1912-1620-15L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum993762.374
4915Texas Rangers613031.4923.0225241-1611-1719-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1015744.564
51016Chicago White Sox602931.4833.5240239112-1717-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1014259.416
61222Minnesota Twins602535.4177.5265266-116-209-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1024854.471
71426Seattle Mariners651946.29216.0242336-946-2213-24L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome953758.389
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago Cubs583424.586--2462311515-1519-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1044559.433
259Philadelphia Phillies573126.5442.5262210528-1823-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1055946.562
3614Montreal Expos633231.5084.52672353212-1620-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium994455.444
4717Pittsburgh Pirates592831.4756.5236260-2413-1915-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1026042.588
5920New York Mets642836.4389.0237273-3614-1614-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium983860.388
61224St. Louis Cardinals652342.35414.5215280-6510-2413-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II974651.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants603921.650--2401924817-1422-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1025052.490
223Cincinnati Reds633825.6032.52952633218-1420-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium985444.551
348Los Angeles Dodgers623527.5655.03172506715-1820-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1006040.600
4818Houston Astros582632.44812.0223237-148-1718-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1044856.462
51021San Diego Padres622735.43513.0207254-4711-2216-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1005743.570
61123Atlanta Braves592435.40714.5203263-609-2215-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1034558.437


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave SaxC-OF19.267Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.