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Monday August 28,1978This 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 1978-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles7BoxJim PalmerBob Lacey(none)
Seattle Mariners9Boston Red Sox10BoxBob StanleyEnrique Romo(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Detroit Tigers1BoxJerry AugustineDave Rozema(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals3BoxAl HraboskyKen Kravec(none)
California Angels1New York Yankees4BoxEd FigueroaFrank TananaRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays3Texas Rangers11BoxSteve ComerTom UnderwoodLen Barker
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4BoxPhil NiekroDonnie MooreGene Garber
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds1BoxJohn CandelariaFred NormanEd Whitson
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBurt HootonSteve Rogers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Diego Padres1BoxJim KaatRandy Jones(none)

Standings as of 1978-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1298247.636--65751214533-3349-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park341717.500
224New York Yankees1287454.5787.55624748833-3341-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I35269.743
335Milwaukee Brewers1307456.5698.565954011928-3446-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321913.594
446Detroit Tigers1307258.55410.55985158332-3240-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321418.438
557Baltimore Orioles1297158.55011.0520542-2234-3537-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium321913.594
61122Cleveland Indians1295673.43426.0537570-3322-4434-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium301317.433
71324Toronto Blue Jays1325379.40230.5516635-11919-4734-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium29623.207
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Kansas City Royals1297059.543--5775156228-4042-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium332211.667
2711California Angels1327062.5301.5540531929-3641-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium301713.567
3814Texas Rangers1296564.5045.05215012026-3839-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium332211.667
4917Oakland Athletics1336271.46610.0443524-8127-3835-33L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum29722.241
51021Minnesota Twins1315774.43514.0558583-2528-4029-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311615.516
61223Chicago White Sox1295574.42615.0500588-8822-3833-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park321616.500
71426Seattle Mariners1304981.37721.5516674-15819-4230-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome30723.233
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1286959.539--5584768225-3644-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium342113.618
2613Chicago Cubs1296663.5123.5519551-3229-3737-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field331320.394
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1296564.5044.5513523-1028-3937-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium32239.719
4918Montreal Expos1316170.4669.55154823326-3635-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium311516.484
51119St. Louis Cardinals1305773.43813.0485522-3727-3930-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321220.375
61225New York Mets1305278.40018.0487545-5824-3728-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1317754.588--59247112136-3341-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium311813.581
223San Francisco Giants1317655.5801.05274646336-3340-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park311318.419
339Cincinnati Reds1317160.5426.0568569-133-3138-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium30219.700
4512San Diego Padres1326963.5238.5480486-629-4040-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium301515.500
5816Houston Astros1306169.46915.5493521-2819-4442-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321319.406
61020Atlanta Braves1305773.43819.5491618-12724-4033-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321220.375