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Thursday July 20,1978This 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.

1978 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1978-07-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Kansas City Royals2BoxDennis LeonardDoyle Alexander(none)
Boston Red Sox6Milwaukee Brewers8BoxEduardo RodriguezBill LeeBob McClure
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins0BoxRon GuidryDarrell Jackson(none)
San Francisco Giants9Chicago Cubs8BoxGary LavelleDonnie MooreRandy Moffitt
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos7BoxWoodie FrymanJamie EasterlyMike Garman
Houston Astros4New York Mets7BoxMike BruhertFloyd BannisterSkip Lockwood
Houston Astros4New York Mets5BoxDale MurrayJoe Sambito(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxWarren BrusstarManny SarmientoTug McGraw
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBruce KisonTerry Forster(none)
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBuddy SchultzRollie FingersMark Littell

Standings as of 1978-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox916229.681--49435913524-2138-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park723735.514
223Milwaukee Brewers915437.5938.04723759719-2035-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium713932.549
348Baltimore Orioles935142.54812.0369421-5224-2527-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium683929.574
459New York Yankees914942.53813.03943613323-2726-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I725121.708
5814Detroit Tigers914645.50516.03913771426-2820-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium714031.563
61018Cleveland Indians924349.46719.5378394-1618-3025-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium672641.388
71325Toronto Blue Jays923359.35929.5363455-9214-3619-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium692643.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals915041.549--4213784320-2630-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium714229.592
2610California Angels935043.5381.0391388319-2331-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium693732.536
3713Oakland Athletics944846.5113.5323343-2018-2330-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum682147.309
4915Texas Rangers924646.5004.53693561317-2829-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium704129.586
51121Minnesota Twins893950.43810.0395393223-2916-21L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium733439.466
61222Chicago White Sox913952.42911.0371410-3916-2623-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park703238.457
71426Seattle Mariners953362.34719.0383504-12113-2720-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome652342.354
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies884939.557--3773364117-2732-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium744133.554
2511Pittsburgh Pirates904644.5114.0363376-1318-2328-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium714229.592
3612Chicago Cubs924745.5114.0384405-2121-2526-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field703238.457
4716Montreal Expos964749.4906.03973484920-2627-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium662937.439
51123New York Mets974156.42312.5365413-4819-2722-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium652540.385
61224St. Louis Cardinals963858.39615.0330393-6317-2921-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II663135.470
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants965838.604--4223546828-2530-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park663135.470
224Cincinnati Reds945440.5743.04193794023-2131-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium673829.567
335Los Angeles Dodgers955441.5683.54503648628-2626-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium674126.612
4817San Diego Padres964650.47912.0351382-3121-3325-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium663828.576
5919Atlanta Braves934251.45214.5348424-7615-3027-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium692742.391
61020Houston Astros934152.44115.5352384-3214-3027-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome693336.478

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom Hutton1B-OF32.091Purchased by Expos from Blue Jays.