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Monday, May 15,1978

Monday, May 15,1978

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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 May 15,1978 New York Yankees  4  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Beattie Rich Wortham Sparky Lyle 17,569 2:06
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Oakland Athletics  3  Cleveland Indians  2  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Joe Coleman Rick Wise Elias Sosa 3,454 2:33
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Seattle Mariners  2  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Slaton Glenn Abbott -- 8,412 1:49
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Boston Red Sox  1  Kansas City Royals  3  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rich Gale Allen Ripley -- 34,166 2:27
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Baltimore Orioles  6  Minnesota Twins  9  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall John Flinn -- 3,847 3:28
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Texas Rangers  8  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Bill Travers Reggie Cleveland 11,622 2:26
1978 reg season May 15,1978 California Angels  6  Toronto Blue Jays  10  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Balor Moore Paul Hartzell -- 11,295 2:48
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Philadelphia Phillies  0  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Jim Lonborg -- 9,943 2:14
1978 reg season May 15,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  Los Angeles Dodgers  7  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Charlie Hough Bert Blyleven -- 35,297 2:51
1978 reg season May 15,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  3  San Diego Padres  4  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Lee Pete Vuckovich -- 17,199 3:33
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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 28 19 9 .679 0.0 155 107 48 W2 12-4 7-5 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 34 22 12 .647 0.0 189 143 46 L1 6-9 16-3 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 2.0 119 107 12 W1 7-8 11-4 3 5 6 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 6.0 127 129 -2 L2 7-12 7-4 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 6.5 167 149 18 L1 5-12 9-5 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 31 13 18 .419 7.5 132 174 -42 L1 7-9 6-9 6 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 31 12 19 .387 8.5 125 159 -34 W1 4-11 8-8 7 11 23 -- 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 32 22 10 .688 0.0 108 96 12 W1 9-5 13-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 31 19 12 .613 2.5 135 110 25 L1 7-5 12-7 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 3.5 136 130 6 W2 7-10 11-3 3 6 8 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 5.5 113 118 -5 W1 5-8 10-6 4 7 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 36 12 24 .333 12.0 133 176 -43 L1 5-12 7-12 5 12 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 34 11 23 .324 12.0 154 170 -16 W1 7-13 4-10 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 11.0 103 128 -25 L3 2-10 7-9 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 29 17 12 .586 0.0 147 106 41 L1 4-6 13-6 1 2 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 31 17 14 .548 1.0 137 119 18 L1 8-8 9-6 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 2.0 116 133 -17 W1 10-8 6-7 3 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 3.5 132 145 -13 L1 6-10 9-7 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 34 14 20 .412 5.5 120 140 -20 L2 9-10 5-10 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 35 14 21 .400 6.0 138 138 0 L5 5-12 9-9 6 12 21 -- 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 San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.0 117 108 9 W5 10-6 10-6 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 1.5 171 158 13 L1 9-7 10-7 2 3 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 1.5 176 131 45 W1 10-7 9-7 3 4 10 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 5.0 110 125 -15 W3 6-11 8-5 4 8 15 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 6.0 104 128 -24 W1 6-11 8-7 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 7.0 91 128 -37 W1 3-9 9-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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
Mike Marshall Minnesota Twins Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
1 record(s)