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Saturday July 1,1978This 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 1978-07-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxNelson BrilesMike Torrez(none)
Texas Rangers6California Angels3BoxDoc MedichFrank TananaJon Matlack
Chicago White Sox0Minnesota Twins10BoxDave GoltzFrancisco Barrios(none)
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees4BoxJack BillinghamAndy Messersmith(none)
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics4BoxJohn Henry JohnsonDennis Leonard(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Seattle Mariners0BoxLary SorensenPaul Mitchell(none)
Cleveland Indians3Toronto Blue Jays9BoxTom UnderwoodDon HoodVictor Cruz
San Francisco Giants15Atlanta Braves4BoxBob KnepperAdrian Devine(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs1BoxRandy LerchDennis LampRon Reed
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds0BoxRick RhodenTom Seaver(none)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros9BoxMark LemongelloBob Owchinko(none)
San Diego Padres9Houston Astros3BoxMark WileyJoe NiekroJohn D'Acquisto
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos3BoxSteve RogersMark Littell(none)
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJim RookerSkip LockwoodKent Tekulve

Standings as of 1978-07-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox765224.684--40428511919-1833-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park874740.540
223Milwaukee Brewers764531.5927.03933157819-1626-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium864838.558
336New York Yankees764333.5669.03392904920-2223-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I875730.655
448Baltimore Orioles774235.54510.5305343-3822-2120-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium844836.571
5915Detroit Tigers753738.49314.5315316-120-2217-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium874938.563
61018Cleveland Indians753540.46716.5290312-2213-2422-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium843450.405
71325Toronto Blue Jays752748.36024.5301384-839-2618-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium863254.372
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers754035.533--2992752413-2027-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium874740.540
2610California Angels774037.5191.0317326-917-2123-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium854738.553
3712Kansas City Royals753837.5072.03263091715-2423-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium875433.621
4813Oakland Athletics773938.5062.0247271-2415-2224-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum853055.353
51120Chicago White Sox753441.4536.0314320-614-2020-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park863749.430
61221Minnesota Twins723141.4317.5326330-419-2312-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium904248.467
71426Seattle Mariners792752.34215.0309409-10012-2415-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome812952.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Philadelphia Phillies724131.569--3152536213-2228-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium904941.544
2511Chicago Cubs743836.5144.0297314-1716-2322-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field884147.466
3614Montreal Expos763838.5005.03022752716-2022-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium863848.442
4817Pittsburgh Pirates743638.4866.0300318-1816-2120-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium875235.598
51022New York Mets793346.41811.5289332-4317-2216-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium833350.398
61224St. Louis Cardinals783048.38514.0269326-5715-2915-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II843945.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants774829.623--3252566920-1828-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park854144.482
224Los Angeles Dodgers774532.5843.03722928021-1924-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium855035.588
347Cincinnati Reds784434.5644.53373152222-2022-14L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium834835.578
4716San Diego Padres783840.48710.5270301-3113-2325-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium844638.548
5919Houston Astros743440.45912.5286299-1310-2224-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome884048.455
61123Atlanta Braves753144.41316.0267348-8112-2619-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium873849.437


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gibson AlbaP18.165Released by Pirates. 
Joe FergusonC-OF31.285Traded by Astros with Cash to Dodgers for Jeff Leonard and Rafael Landestoy.