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Wednesday July 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 1978-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics8Chicago White Sox4BoxJohn Henry JohnsonWilbur WoodElias Sosa
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers9BoxJack BillinghamMike FlanaganBob Sykes
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals12BoxDoug BirdMike ParrottSteve Mingori
California Angels11Milwaukee Brewers9BoxFrank TananaBill TraversDave LaRoche
Toronto Blue Jays5Minnesota Twins1BoxBalor MooreDave Goltz(none)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees3BoxRich GossageRick Waits(none)
Boston Red Sox0Texas Rangers2BoxDoc MedichDennis Eckersley(none)
Montreal Expos0Houston Astros5BoxJoe NiekroRoss Grimsley(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxBurt HootonDave Roberts(none)
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets12BoxNino EspinosaMike LaCoss(none)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPhil NiekroJim Kaat(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres6BoxGaylord PerryBruce KisonRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants1BoxSilvio MartinezEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox986335.643--51239511725-2738-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park653629.554
223Milwaukee Brewers975740.5885.550740710022-2235-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium653629.554
348New York Yankees975443.5578.54203744627-2827-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I664620.697
459Baltimore Orioles995544.5568.5409456-4728-2727-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium623527.565
5711Detroit Tigers995247.52511.54364003626-2826-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium633429.540
61017Cleveland Indians974651.47416.5407408-118-3128-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium622339.371
71325Toronto Blue Jays1003664.36028.0389487-9815-3621-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium612338.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals975542.567--4603956520-2635-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium653728.569
2610California Angels1015447.5353.0422427-523-2731-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium613328.541
3812Oakland Athletics1015150.5056.0353379-2621-2730-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum611843.295
4916Texas Rangers984751.4808.5395396-117-2830-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium644024.625
51121Minnesota Twins964254.43812.5422425-323-2919-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium663135.470
61223Chicago White Sox974156.42314.0391438-4716-2625-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park643034.469
71426Seattle Mariners1013665.35621.0403539-13616-3020-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome592039.339
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies955342.558--4103565417-2736-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium673730.552
2513Chicago Cubs984949.5005.5400430-3023-2926-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field643034.469
3614Pittsburgh Pirates954748.4956.0375390-1519-2728-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium664125.621
4919Montreal Expos1024755.4619.54123793320-2927-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium602931.483
51122New York Mets1034558.43712.0403429-2619-2726-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium592138.356
61224St. Louis Cardinals1014061.39616.0344408-6419-3221-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II612932.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1016140.604--4323646828-2533-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park612833.459
224Los Angeles Dodgers1015942.5842.04753799628-2631-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium613625.590
335Cincinnati Reds1005842.5802.54464113527-2331-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium613427.557
4715San Diego Padres1014952.48512.0370399-2921-3328-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium613526.574
5818Atlanta Braves994653.46514.0367441-7419-3227-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium632340.365
61020Houston Astros1004456.44016.5373421-4814-3430-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome623032.484


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tito Fuentes2B34.204Released by Athletics.