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Saturday, May 20,1978

Saturday, May 20,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 20,1978 Baltimore Orioles  2  Cleveland Indians  1  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Palmer Rick Wise Don Stanhouse 11,426 2:38
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Boston Red Sox  6  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bill Campbell Steve Foucault -- 30,856 2:53
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Minnesota Twins  3  Kansas City Royals  6  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rich Gale Paul Thormodsgard Al Hrabosky 30,312 2:51
1978 reg season May 20,1978 California Angels  4  Milwaukee Brewers  6  box | pbp County Stadium Bill Travers Ken Brett Bill Castro 18,916 2:39
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Chicago White Sox  3  Oakland Athletics  4  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Langford Lerrin LaGrow -- 4,177 2:02
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Texas Rangers  3  Seattle Mariners  7  box | pbp Kingdome Shane Rawley Fergie Jenkins Enrique Romo 34,835 2:38
1978 reg season May 20,1978 New York Yankees  8  Toronto Blue Jays  10  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Lemanczyk Ken Clay -- 30,550 2:25
1978 reg season May 20,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Chicago Cubs  10  box | pbp Wrigley Field Woodie Fryman Pete Falcone Donnie Moore 27,300 2:15
1978 reg season May 20,1978 San Diego Padres  6  Cincinnati Reds  10  box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Tomlin Rollie Fingers -- 35,429 3:11
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Atlanta Braves  0  Houston Astros  13  box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Tommy Boggs -- 24,402 2:33
1978 reg season May 20,1978 San Francisco Giants  2  Los Angeles Dodgers  3  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Terry Forster Gary Lavelle -- 51,370 2:27
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  Montreal Expos  0  box | pbp Stade Olympique Bert Blyleven Wayne Twitchell -- 13,834 2:10
1978 reg season May 20,1978 Philadelphia Phillies  9  New York Mets  4  box | pbp Shea Stadium Tug McGraw Dale Murray -- 14,110 3:23
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 33 22 11 .667 0.0 183 131 52 L1 13-5 9-6 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 37 24 13 .649 0.0 203 157 46 W1 8-10 16-3 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 35 21 14 .600 2.0 155 131 24 L1 10-10 11-4 3 4 6 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 35 17 18 .486 6.0 146 147 -1 L1 7-12 10-6 4 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 36 17 19 .472 6.5 189 175 14 W1 6-12 11-7 5 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 35 15 20 .429 8.0 145 193 -48 W1 8-11 7-9 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 35 14 21 .400 9.0 146 187 -41 W1 4-12 10-9 7 11 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 37 23 14 .622 0.0 123 118 5 W1 9-8 14-6 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 1.5 165 136 29 L1 9-8 12-7 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 35 19 16 .543 3.0 153 149 4 W1 7-10 12-6 3 6 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 4.0 138 144 -6 L1 6-10 12-7 4 7 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 38 14 24 .368 9.5 178 186 -8 L1 9-14 5-10 5 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 40 14 26 .350 10.5 150 192 -42 W1 5-13 9-13 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 33 11 22 .333 10.0 129 157 -28 L1 3-11 8-11 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 34 19 15 .559 0.0 169 127 42 W1 6-9 13-6 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 1.5 140 150 -10 W2 10-10 8-7 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 2.0 148 142 6 L3 8-8 10-10 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 36 17 19 .472 3.0 146 161 -15 W2 8-12 9-7 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 4.5 140 162 -22 L1 9-10 8-12 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 39 14 25 .359 7.5 149 166 -17 L9 5-16 9-9 6 12 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 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 36 23 13 .639 0.0 142 126 16 L1 11-7 12-6 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 38 23 15 .605 1.0 197 175 22 W3 11-8 12-7 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 1.5 199 146 53 W1 10-7 12-8 3 3 7 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 4.5 142 135 7 W2 6-11 12-6 4 6 11 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 36 16 20 .444 7.0 125 149 -24 L2 6-13 10-7 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 35 13 22 .371 9.5 101 159 -58 L4 4-13 9-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Ed Goodson Cleveland Indians Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Bob Ojeda Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Larry Landreth Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Montreal Expos with Gerry Hannahs to Los Angeles Dodgers for Mike Garman
Gerry Hannahs Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Montreal Expos with Larry Landreth to Los Angeles Dodgers for Mike Garman
Mike Garman Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers to Montreal Expos for Larry Landreth and Gerry Hannahs
Don Kirkwood Toronto Blue Jays Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)