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Wednesday June 21,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-06-21

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox9BoxDennis EckersleyJim Beattie(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals2BoxDan SpillnerDoug BirdJim Kern
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxLary SorensenDennis MartinezBill Castro
California Angels5Minnesota Twins2BoxDon AaseGeoff Zahn(none)
Detroit Tigers10Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJim CrawfordDon KirkwoodSteve Foucault
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBob WelchJoe Sambito(none)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets1BoxSteve RogersMike Bruhert(none)
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn CandelariaRay Burris(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres0BoxAdrian DevineBob ShirleyGene Garber
Cincinnati Reds0San Francisco Giants3BoxEd HalickiTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-21

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox684721.691--37126310817-1530-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park955243.547
224Baltimore Orioles663927.5917.0258273-1521-1418-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium955144.537
436New York Yankees663828.5768.02932494417-1921-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I976235.639
345Milwaukee Brewers663828.5768.03272794817-1621-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium965541.573
5712Detroit Tigers643331.51612.02762621417-1816-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium985345.541
61120Cleveland Indians642836.43817.0243275-3212-2316-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium954154.432
71325Toronto Blue Jays652144.32324.5240332-928-2313-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium963858.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals653530.538--2902672314-1921-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium975740.588
2610California Angels663531.5300.5285277816-1719-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium965244.542
3813Texas Rangers653332.5082.0247251-411-1722-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium975443.557
4915Oakland Athletics673334.4933.0209230-2113-1920-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum953659.379
51017Chicago White Sox653134.4774.02652541112-1719-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park964056.417
61223Minnesota Twins642737.4227.5283286-316-2011-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium984652.469
71426Seattle Mariners692247.31915.0260349-899-2313-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome913457.374
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago Cubs633528.556--259251816-1919-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field994455.444
2511Philadelphia Phillies603129.5172.5265225408-2023-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1025943.578
3614Montreal Expos673433.5073.02752472814-1820-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium954253.442
4716Pittsburgh Pirates643133.4844.5260279-1914-2017-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium975740.588
51021New York Mets693039.4358.0249286-3715-1815-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium933657.387
61224St. Louis Cardinals682444.35313.5226292-6611-2613-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II944549.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants654223.646--2572065117-1425-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park974750.485
223Cincinnati Reds674126.6122.03112763519-1522-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium945143.543
337Los Angeles Dodgers663729.5615.53332656815-1822-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium965838.604
4818Houston Astros622933.46811.5240250-109-1820-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1004555.450
5919San Diego Padres662937.43913.5221262-4111-2218-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium965541.573
61122Atlanta Braves632736.42914.0221278-5711-2216-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium994257.424

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