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Wednesday June 28,1978This 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 1978-06-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5California Angels9BoxChris KnappPaul SplittorffPaul Hartzell
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxJim SlatonRick WaitsJohn Hiller
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2BoxMike PaxtonMilt WilcoxSid Monge
New York Yankees0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMike CaldwellDick Tidrow(none)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJerry AugustineLarry McCall(none)
Texas Rangers1Oakland Athletics2BoxPete BrobergLen Barker(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners2BoxKen KravecGlenn AbbottLerrin LaGrow
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim ClancyScott McGregorTom Murphy
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves2BoxBurt HootonPhil NiekroTerry Forster
New York Mets8Chicago Cubs9BoxRay BurrisButch Metzger(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros3BoxTom DixonFred Norman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Montreal Expos5BoxJim LonborgMike GarmanTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRoy ThomasKent Tekulve(none)
San Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres2BoxJim BarrRandy JonesRandy Moffitt
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres4BoxEric RasmussenCharlie WilliamsJohn D'Acquisto

Standings as of 1978-06-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox735122.699--39627612018-1633-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park904842.533
224Milwaukee Brewers744331.5818.53763126417-1626-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium885038.568
335New York Yankees744232.5689.53252804520-2222-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I895831.652
459Baltimore Orioles744034.54111.5296335-3922-2118-13L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium875037.575
5814Detroit Tigers723636.50014.5302296619-2017-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium905040.556
61119Cleveland Indians723339.45817.5278300-2212-2321-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium873651.414
71325Toronto Blue Jays732647.35625.0292378-869-2617-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium883355.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers723933.542--2842602412-1827-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium904842.533
2611Kansas City Royals723834.5281.03223002215-2123-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium905436.600
3712California Angels743836.5142.0307317-1017-2121-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium884939.557
4915Oakland Athletics743638.4864.0233261-2815-2221-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum883355.375
51018Chicago White Sox733439.4665.5307301614-1820-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park883751.420
61221Minnesota Twins713041.4238.5316330-1419-2311-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914348.473
71426Seattle Mariners762650.34215.0297385-8812-2414-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome843054.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies683830.559--2982425610-2128-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium945242.553
2510Chicago Cubs703733.5292.0286297-1116-2321-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field924250.457
3613Montreal Expos743737.5004.02982712716-2021-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium883949.443
4817Pittsburgh Pirates713437.4795.5290309-1916-2118-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium905436.600
51022New York Mets763244.42110.0280322-4216-2016-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium863452.395
61224St. Louis Cardinals762947.38213.0265322-5714-2815-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II864046.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants744727.635--2962326419-1628-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park884246.477
223Cincinnati Reds744430.5953.03322983422-1922-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium874839.552
336Los Angeles Dodgers734132.5625.53532846917-1924-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium895435.607
4716San Diego Padres753639.48011.5254287-3311-2225-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium874839.552
5920Houston Astros703238.45713.0267283-1610-2222-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome924250.457
61123Atlanta Braves712942.40816.5240312-7212-2617-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium914051.440


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom FilerP21.209Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.