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Friday August 4, 1978
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Sports headlines for Friday August 4, 1978:






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   1978 MLB team and player statistics as of this date:

   American League Batting / American League Pitching            MLB standings as of this date
   National League Batting / National League Pitching

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Minnesota Twins (45-60) 3 10 1 7
California Angels (59-51) 12 16 0 10
Win: Al Fitzmorris (1-1)   Loss: Gary Serum (4-5)   Save: Ken Brett (1)
T: 2:51   Att: 17,411 at Anaheim Stadium Boxscore

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Chicago White Sox (45-61) 1 10 0 9
Detroit Tigers (58-49) 7 9 0 8
Win: Kip Young (3-1)   Loss: Wilbur Wood (10-9)
T: 2:24   Att: 31,334 at Tiger Stadium Boxscore

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Toronto Blue Jays (40-67) 5 12 0 6
Kansas City Royals (58-47) 4 8 0 9
Win: Victor Cruz (3-0)   Loss: Al Hrabosky (4-5)
T: 2:42   Att: 35,064 at Royals Stadium Boxscore

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Boston Red Sox (67-40) 2 6 0 5
Milwaukee Brewers (61-44) 6 11 0 5
Win: Lary Sorensen (13-8)   Loss: Bill Lee (10-7)
T: 2:10   Att: 52,562 at County Stadium Boxscore

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Baltimore Orioles (60-47) 2 5 0 3
New York Yankees (59-49) 1 7 1 8
Win: Mike Flanagan (14-9)   Loss: Ron Guidry (15-2)   Save: Don Stanhouse (15)
T: 2:19   Att: 28,189 at Yankee Stadium Boxscore

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Seattle Mariners (39-70) 1 7 0 6
Oakland A's (57-53) 6 11 0 6
Win: John Henry Johnson (9-6)   Loss: Glenn Abbott (4-9)
T: 1:49   Att: 2,502 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Boxscore

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Cleveland Indians (51-55) 0 8 1 7
Texas Rangers (50-56) 8 9 0 5
Win: Fergie Jenkins (10-7)   Loss: Rick Wise (8-14)
T: 2:15   Att: 20,307 at Arlington Stadium Boxscore

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Houston Astros (49-58) 2 10 1 9
Atlanta Braves (50-57) 7 12 0 9
Win: Phil Niekro (13-11)   Loss: Mark Lemongello (7-10)
T: 2:30   Att: 11,282 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Boxscore

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Montreal Expos (51-59) 4 9 2 6
Chicago Cubs (55-51) 6 12 0 7
Win: Rick Reuschel (10-9)   Loss: Mike Garman (2-5)   Save: Bruce Sutter (20)
T: 2:39   Att: 20,621 at Wrigley Field Boxscore

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San Diego Padres (57-52) 3 6 0 9
Cincinnati Reds (63-45) 2 7 1 10
Win: Bob Shirley (7-11)   Loss: Doug Bair (4-4)   Save: Rollie Fingers (26)
T: 2:58   Att: 44,829 at Riverfront Stadium Boxscore

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Philadelphia Phillies (57-46) 2 3 1 7
Pittsburgh Pirates (49-54) 0 6 0 5
Win: Larry Christenson (8-10)   Loss: Jim Rooker (6-8)
1st game of doubleheader T: 2:21 Boxscore

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Philadelphia Phillies (57-47) 2 5 1 4
Pittsburgh Pirates (50-54) 5 9 1 5
Win: Don Robinson (6-5)   Loss: Jim Kaat (5-4)
2nd game of doubleheader T: 2:02   Att: 30,865 at Three Rivers Stadium Boxscore

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Los Angeles Dodgers (61-48) 1 2 2 3
San Francisco Giants (66-44) 2 6 0 9
Win: Vida Blue (16-4)   Loss: Doug Rau (10-7)   Save: Randy Moffitt (9)
T: 2:03   Att: 47,944 at Candlestick Park Boxscore

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New York Mets (47-63) 8 11 1 11
St. Louis Cardinals (40-68) 3 12 1 8
Win: Craig Swan (4-5)   Loss: Bob Forsch (9-12)
T: 2:40   Att: 15,153 at Busch Stadium Boxscore

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