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Thursday July 27,1978This 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 1978-07-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Chicago White Sox4BoxBob LaceyKen KravecElias Sosa
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers3BoxScott McGregorJim Slaton(none)
Seattle Mariners1Kansas City Royals3BoxLarry GuraPaul Mitchell(none)
California Angels3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike CaldwellNolan Ryan(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Minnesota Twins6BoxStan PerzanowskiJim Clancy(none)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees11BoxEd FigueroaDavid Clyde(none)
Cleveland Indians17New York Yankees5BoxDon HoodCatfish Hunter(none)
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers3BoxJon MatlackLuis Tiant(none)
New York Mets3Houston Astros8BoxJ.R. RichardTom Hausman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Diego Padres6BoxBob ShirleyEd WhitsonRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1978-07-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox996336.636--51339811525-2838-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park643628.563
223Milwaukee Brewers985840.5924.551341010322-2236-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium643529.547
347Baltimore Orioles1005644.5607.5416459-4329-2727-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium613427.557
459New York Yankees995544.5568.04363914527-2828-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I644519.703
5711Detroit Tigers1005248.52011.54394073226-2826-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium623428.548
61017Cleveland Indians994752.47516.0424424019-3228-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium602238.367
71325Toronto Blue Jays1013665.35628.0392493-10115-3721-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium602337.383
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals985642.571--4633966720-2636-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium643628.563
2610California Angels1025448.5294.0425433-823-2831-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium603327.550
3812Oakland Athletics1025250.5106.0360383-2322-2730-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum601743.283
4916Texas Rangers994851.4858.5398397117-2831-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium633924.619
51121Minnesota Twins974354.44312.5428428023-2920-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium653035.462
61223Chicago White Sox984157.41815.0395445-5016-2625-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park633033.476
71426Seattle Mariners1023666.35322.0404542-13816-3120-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome582038.345
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia 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
3715Pittsburgh Pirates964749.4906.5378396-1819-2828-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium654124.631
4919Montreal Expos1024755.4619.54123793320-2927-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium602931.483
51122New York Mets1044559.43312.5406437-3119-2826-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium582137.362
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
4614San Diego Padres1025052.49011.5376402-2621-3329-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium603426.567
5818Atlanta Braves994653.46514.0367441-7419-3227-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium632340.365
61020Houston Astros1014556.44616.0381424-4314-3431-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome612932.475