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Monday June 26,1978This 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 1978-06-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4California Angels0BoxRich GaleFrank Tanana(none)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians5BoxDon HoodJack BillinghamDan Spillner
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxLary SorensenGary Serum(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees1BoxDennis EckersleyAndy MessersmithBill Campbell
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners8BoxPaul MitchellFrancisco BarriosShane Rawley
Baltimore Orioles10Toronto Blue Jays24BoxTom UnderwoodMike Flanagan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves5BoxAdrian DevineRick RhodenGene Garber
New York Mets9Chicago Cubs10BoxLynn McGlothenButch MetzgerBruce Sutter
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros3BoxTom SeaverMark LemongelloDave Tomlin
Philadelphia Phillies1Montreal Expos5BoxSteve RogersSteve Carlton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxEd WhitsonJohn UrreaKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres2BoxRollie FingersGary Lavelle(none)

Standings as of 1978-06-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox725121.708--39227012218-1533-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park914843.527
224New York Yankees714130.5779.53172645320-2021-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I925933.641
335Baltimore Orioles714031.56310.5284317-3322-1818-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium905040.556
446Milwaukee Brewers714031.56310.53513044717-1623-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium915338.582
5815Detroit Tigers693435.49315.5291290117-1917-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium935241.559
61018Cleveland Indians693237.46417.5272289-1712-2320-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium903753.411
71426Toronto Blue Jays702347.32927.0274366-929-2614-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium913655.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Kansas City Royals703832.543--3132862715-1923-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium925438.587
259Texas Rangers703832.543--2802572311-1727-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium924943.533
3714California Angels723636.5003.0293308-1517-2119-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium905139.567
4916Oakland Athletics723537.4864.0230257-2715-2220-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum903456.378
51119Chicago White Sox713239.4516.5293293012-1820-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park903951.433
61221Minnesota Twins703040.4298.0310317-719-2211-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium924349.467
71325Seattle Mariners742648.35114.0289371-8212-2414-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome863056.349
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies663630.545--290237538-2128-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium965442.563
2511Chicago Cubs683632.5291.0275282-716-2320-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field944351.457
3612Montreal Expos723735.5142.02932633016-2021-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium903951.433
4713Pittsburgh Pirates683434.5003.0284294-1016-2118-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium935439.581
51123New York Mets743143.4199.0265311-4615-1916-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium883553.398
61224St. Louis Cardinals732647.35613.5250316-6611-2815-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II894346.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants714526.634--2822255717-1528-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park914447.484
223Cincinnati Reds724428.6111.53282884022-1722-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium894841.539
337Los Angeles Dodgers713932.5496.03472826515-1924-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium915635.615
4817San Diego Padres723537.48610.5247273-2611-2224-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium904941.544
5920Houston Astros683038.44113.5257279-2210-2220-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome944450.468
61022Atlanta Braves692940.42015.0238306-6812-2617-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium934053.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose Baez2B24.177Traded by Mariners to Cardinals for Mike Potter. 
Dennis DeBarrP25.161Traded by Indians to Cubs for Paul Reuschel. 
Paul ReuschelP31.165Traded by Cubs to Indians for Dennis DeBarr.