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Friday August 11,1978This 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 1978-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles1BoxCatfish HunterDennis Martinez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Boston Red Sox5BoxEduardo RodriguezLuis Tiant(none)
Detroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox3BoxJack BillinghamBritt Burns(none)
Texas Rangers8Cleveland Indians2BoxJon MatlackRick Waits(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins0BoxRick LangfordGeoff Zahn(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins3BoxDarrell JacksonPete BrobergMike Marshall
California Angels3Seattle Mariners1BoxNolan RyanByron McLaughlin(none)
Kansas City Royals9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxAl HraboskyVictor Cruz(none)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros0BoxLarry McWilliamsJoe NiekroGene Garber
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTerry ForsterGary Lavelle(none)
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos1BoxRoss GrimsleyDennis Lamp(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets1BoxAurelio LopezDale MurrayTom Bruno
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies15BoxSteve CarltonBruce Kison(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres0BoxDoug BairBob Owchinko(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1137142.628--57645112529-2942-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park502822.560
225New York Yankees1146549.5706.55014356628-2837-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I493514.714
347Milwaukee Brewers1116249.5598.05644739125-2937-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium513120.608
459Detroit Tigers1126250.5548.55104446628-2934-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium502426.480
5711Baltimore Orioles1146153.53510.5448501-5330-3131-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium472918.617
61018Cleveland Indians1125260.46418.5472482-1020-3732-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium471730.362
71325Toronto Blue Jays1144470.38627.5457555-9816-3928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium471532.319
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1126349.563--5224428024-3139-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium502921.580
2610California Angels1176453.5471.54954682728-3036-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium452322.511
3812Oakland Athletics1186157.5175.0406443-3727-3134-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum44836.182
4915Texas Rangers1115457.4868.5451447420-3434-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium513318.647
51121Minnesota Twins1134865.42515.5487505-1826-3722-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492524.510
61223Chicago White Sox1134667.40717.5442535-9318-3428-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park482523.521
71426Seattle Mariners1164274.36223.0457607-15019-3823-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome441430.318
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1126250.554--4844127222-3440-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium502822.560
2513Chicago Cubs1135855.5134.5448478-3025-3233-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field492128.429
3716Montreal Expos1165561.4749.04784294924-3331-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium462125.457
41020Pittsburgh Pirates1115160.45910.5424460-3622-3629-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium503713.740
51122New York Mets1154867.41715.5448484-3622-3526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium471829.383
61224St. Louis Cardinals1154669.40017.5390460-7020-3826-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II472324.489
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1166848.586--52841111730-3138-17W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462719.587
223Cincinnati Reds1156748.5830.55094802930-2537-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium462521.543
334San Francisco Giants1166749.5781.04684185029-2938-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park462224.478
4614San Diego Padres1165858.50010.0424440-1622-3836-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium462620.565
5817Atlanta Braves1145460.47413.0428521-9322-3332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium481533.313
6919Houston Astros1135261.46014.5423459-3617-3735-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome492227.449