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Sunday July 30,1978This 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 1978-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles2BoxDave FrostMike FlanaganDave LaRoche
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox1BoxPaul SplittorffBill LeeAl Hrabosky
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox5BoxLerrin LaGrowReggie Cleveland(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox4BoxFrancisco BarriosDoyle AlexanderJim Willoughby
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians4BoxElias SosaJim Kern(none)
Seattle Mariners4Detroit Tigers5BoxMilt WilcoxGlenn AbbottBob Sykes
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees4BoxRich GossageMike Marshall(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees0BoxDave GoltzJim BeattieMike Marshall
Milwaukee Brewers10Toronto Blue Jays5BoxRandy SteinTom Murphy(none)
Montreal Expos19Atlanta Braves0BoxWoodie FrymanTommy Boggs(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds5BoxTom HumeLarry ChristensonDoug Bair
New York Mets3Houston Astros4BoxJoaquin AndujarDwight Bernard(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJim RookerDoug RauKent Tekulve
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryBob ForschRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants4BoxJim BarrRick ReuschelRandy Moffitt
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants1BoxVida BlueDave Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1978-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1026438.627--51540411125-2839-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park613526.574
225Milwaukee Brewers1015942.5844.552842210623-2436-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium613427.557
348Baltimore Orioles1035746.5537.5424469-4529-2728-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium583325.569
457New York Yankees1035746.5537.54524064627-2830-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I604317.717
5610Detroit Tigers1035548.5349.54574154226-2829-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium593128.525
61017Cleveland Indians1024854.47116.0437437019-3229-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium572136.368
71325Toronto Blue Jays1043866.36527.0404508-10415-3723-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium572136.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1015843.574--4693987122-2736-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium613427.557
2711California Angels1055649.5334.0435441-625-2931-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium573126.544
3812Oakland Athletics1055451.5146.0373396-2324-2830-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum571542.263
4916Texas Rangers1034954.47610.0415417-218-3131-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium593821.644
51121Minnesota Twins1014556.44613.0443444-125-3120-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium612833.459
61222Chicago White Sox1024458.43114.5415462-4716-2628-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park592732.458
71426Seattle Mariners1053669.34324.0412560-14816-3420-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome552035.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies995445.545--4283715718-3036-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633627.571
2614Chicago Cubs1025151.5004.5408438-3025-3126-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field602832.467
3715Pittsburgh Pirates994851.4856.0387408-2120-3028-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium624022.645
4919Montreal Expos1064957.4628.54453955022-3127-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium562729.482
51123New York Mets1064561.42512.5412445-3319-3026-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium562135.375
61224St. Louis Cardinals1044064.38516.5352426-7419-3521-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II582929.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1056342.600--4403726828-2535-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park572631.456
333Los Angeles Dodgers1046143.5871.54873889928-2633-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583424.586
224Cincinnati Reds1046143.5871.54614293227-2334-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium573126.544
4513San Diego Padres1055352.50510.0394410-1621-3332-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium573126.544
5818Atlanta Braves1034855.46614.0383474-9119-3229-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium592138.356
61020Houston Astros1034756.45615.0389430-4114-3433-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome592732.458