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Friday, April 21,1978

Friday, April 21,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Kansas City Royals  1  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Dennis Leonard Don Stanhouse 6,203 2:15
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Cleveland Indians  7  Boston Red Sox  9  box | pbp Fenway Park Dick Drago Jim Kern -- 25,401 2:35
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 California Angels  3  Minnesota Twins  2  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Don Aase Dave Goltz Dave LaRoche 4,516 2:38
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  9  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jerry Augustine Ed Figueroa -- 15,105 2:17
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Oakland Athletics  5  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Matt Keough Dick Pole Elias Sosa 7,939 2:40
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Chicago White Sox  11  Toronto Blue Jays  2  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Francisco Barrios Tom Underwood Lerrin LaGrow 10,108 2:43
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 New York Mets  0  Chicago Cubs  5  box | pbp Wrigley Field Dennis Lamp Craig Swan -- 4,124 2:08
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Houston Astros  8  Los Angeles Dodgers  6  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ken Forsch Bobby Castillo -- 44,867 2:59
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Atlanta Braves  3  San Diego Padres  9  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Jamie Easterly -- 37,113 2:42
1978 reg season Apr 21,1978 Cincinnati Reds  0  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Knepper Tom Seaver -- 26,576 2:03
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 9 7 2 .778 0.0 53 40 13 W3 4-1 3-1 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 12 9 3 .750 0.5 85 53 32 W8 2-3 7-0 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 13 7 6 .538 2.0 94 70 24 W1 2-6 5-0 3 6 12 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 3.5 48 74 -26 W1 1-6 4-1 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 3.5 39 48 -9 L2 1-5 4-2 5 8 16 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 9 3 6 .333 4.0 40 40 0 L1 0-4 3-2 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 12 3 9 .250 5.5 43 70 -27 L1 1-4 2-5 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 10 8 2 .800 0.0 39 26 13 L1 3-2 5-0 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 12 9 3 .750 0.0 37 23 14 W3 4-2 5-1 2 4 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 13 9 4 .692 0.5 45 35 10 W2 4-2 5-2 3 5 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 10 5 5 .500 3.0 50 46 4 W1 1-4 4-1 4 7 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 5.0 75 76 -1 L5 4-5 2-5 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 6.5 64 87 -23 L2 2-6 3-6 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 9 2 7 .222 5.5 26 50 -24 L6 0-4 2-3 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 8 5 3 .625 0.0 40 28 12 W1 3-1 2-2 1 2 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 12 7 5 .583 0.0 48 45 3 W1 3-3 4-2 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.0 43 43 0 L1 4-3 4-3 3 6 11 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 10 5 5 .500 1.0 43 37 6 W1 3-4 2-1 4 8 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 2.0 44 46 -2 L3 1-2 4-5 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 10 3 7 .300 3.0 36 55 -19 L2 1-5 2-2 6 11 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 14 9 5 .643 0.0 83 56 27 L2 3-4 6-1 1 1 6 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 13 8 5 .615 0.5 75 57 18 L1 4-2 4-3 2 3 8 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 12 7 5 .583 1.0 46 39 7 W1 3-2 4-3 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 2.0 61 67 -6 W1 3-5 4-2 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 11 4 7 .364 3.5 37 46 -9 W2 2-3 2-4 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 12 3 9 .250 5.0 28 65 -37 L2 2-5 1-4 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Mitchell Page Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)