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Monday July 24,1978This 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 1978-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve StoneLary Sorensen(none)
California Angels5Cleveland Indians4BoxTom GriffinJim Kern(none)
Oakland Athletics1Detroit Tigers4BoxKip YoungMatt Keough(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardDick Tidrow(none)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins5BoxDarrell JacksonDick DragoMike Marshall
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins2BoxAndy HasslerGeoff ZahnBob Stanley
Baltimore Orioles10Texas Rangers6BoxDon StanhouseFergie JenkinsScott McGregor
Seattle Mariners1Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRick HoneycuttDave Lemanczyk(none)
Seattle Mariners7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJim ColbornJesse JeffersonEnrique Romo
Montreal Expos5Houston Astros6BoxKen ForschDarold Knowles(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTerry ForsterDonnie Moore(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets3BoxManny SarmientoSkip Lockwood(none)
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxEddie SolomonJim LonborgCraig Skok

Standings as of 1978-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox966333.656--51038812225-2538-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park673631.537
223Milwaukee Brewers955738.6005.549639210422-2135-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium673631.537
348Baltimore Orioles975443.5579.5396441-4527-2627-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium643628.563
459New York Yankees955243.54710.54133734026-2826-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I684820.706
5711Detroit Tigers975047.51513.54163922426-2824-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium653629.554
61017Cleveland Indians954550.47417.5401404-318-3027-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium642440.375
71325Toronto Blue Jays983563.35729.0382482-10014-3621-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium632439.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals955441.568--4483886020-2634-15W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium673829.567
2610California Angels995346.5353.0410413-322-2631-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium633429.540
3814Oakland Athletics995049.5056.0343364-2120-2630-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum631944.302
4915Texas Rangers964650.4798.5387389-217-2829-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium664125.621
51120Minnesota Twins944153.43612.5416418-223-2918-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium683236.471
61223Chicago White Sox954055.42114.0383428-4516-2624-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park663135.470
71426Seattle Mariners993564.35421.0396525-12915-2920-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome612140.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies935340.570--4083486017-2736-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium693732.536
2512Chicago Cubs964947.5105.5397419-2223-2726-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field663036.455
3613Pittsburgh Pirates934746.5056.0369382-1319-2528-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium684127.603
4818Montreal Expos1004753.4709.54103713920-2727-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium622933.468
51122New York Mets1014358.42614.0382424-4219-2724-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium612338.377
61224St. Louis Cardinals993960.39417.0340404-6418-3121-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II633033.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants996039.606--4283606828-2532-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park632934.460
224Cincinnati Reds985840.5921.54413905127-2131-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium633429.540
335Los Angeles Dodgers995742.5763.04643768828-2629-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium633825.603
4716San Diego Padres994752.47513.0362393-3121-3326-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium633726.587
5919Atlanta Braves974453.45415.0359439-8017-3227-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium652540.385
61021Houston Astros984256.42917.5365419-5414-3428-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome643232.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rob DresslerP24.172Traded by Giants to Cardinals for John Tamargo. 
Andy HasslerP26.280Purchased by Red Sox from Royals.