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Tuesday August 22,1978This 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 1978-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6California Angels2BoxCatfish HunterFrank Tanana(none)
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox3BoxLarry GuraRoss BaumgartenAl Hrabosky
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBill CastroJim Kern(none)
Cleveland Indians4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxWillie MuellerJim Kern(none)
Detroit Tigers7Minnesota Twins3BoxJim SlatonStan Perzanowski(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Oakland Athletics4BoxDon StanhouseBob LaceyJoe Kerrigan
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners5BoxGlenn AbbottLuis Tiant(none)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim ClancyDoc MedichVictor Cruz
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves1BoxDon RobinsonMickey MahlerKent Tekulve
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds5BoxDave TomlinTom Bruno(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxMark LemongelloMike Krukow(none)
San Francisco Giants7New York Mets4BoxEd HalickiNino EspinosaRandy Moffitt
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxLarry ChristensonEric RasmussenRon Reed

Standings as of 1978-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1247846.629--62749413333-3245-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park392118.538
224Milwaukee Brewers1247153.5737.061851110726-3245-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium382216.579
335New York Yankees1237053.5697.55374607733-3237-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I403010.750
447Detroit Tigers1236954.5618.55704809032-3237-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391722.436
5711Baltimore Orioles1246658.53212.0484534-5033-3533-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium372413.649
61121Cleveland Indians1245470.43524.0515538-2320-4134-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351520.429
71325Toronto Blue Jays1254976.39229.5489603-11417-4532-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium361026.278
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Kansas City Royals1236855.553--5634897427-3641-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium392415.615
269California Angels1276958.5431.05295072229-3240-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium351817.514
3815Texas Rangers1236063.4888.0487487024-3836-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium392712.692
4916Oakland Athletics1286266.4848.5433488-5527-3435-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum34727.206
51020Minnesota Twins1265670.44413.5548564-1627-3829-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium361719.472
61223Chicago White Sox1235172.41517.0476575-9922-3729-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park382018.526
71426Seattle Mariners1254877.38421.0497643-14619-3829-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome35827.229
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1226656.541--5264547222-3444-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium402416.600
2613Chicago Cubs1246361.5084.0496535-3926-3537-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field381622.421
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1236162.4965.5486499-1324-3737-25W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium382711.711
4817Montreal Expos1255966.4728.55004534724-3335-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium371720.459
51122St. Louis Cardinals1265373.42115.0447502-5523-3930-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361620.444
61224New York Mets1255075.40017.5477534-5722-3528-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium371621.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1257352.584--56944812135-3338-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372215.595
223San Francisco Giants1267353.5790.55044505435-3338-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park361620.444
336Cincinnati Reds1267155.5632.55555421333-3138-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium352114.600
4512San Diego Padres1266660.5247.5464466-228-4038-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium361818.500
5918Houston Astros1265868.46015.5471506-3519-4439-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome361620.444
61019Atlanta Braves1245668.45216.5466572-10624-4032-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381325.342