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Tuesday, May 23,1978

Tuesday, May 23,1978

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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 23,1978 Detroit Tigers  0  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Jack Billingham -- 4,536 1:51
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Chicago White Sox  4  California Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Jim Willoughby -- 16,866 2:25
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Texas Rangers  2  Minnesota Twins  5  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Roger Erickson Jim Umbarger -- 6,791 2:30
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Cleveland Indians  1  New York Yankees  10  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Don Hood -- 20,618 2:18
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  3  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jerry Augustine Matt Keough -- 2,534 2:02
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Kansas City Royals  3  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Dick Pole Andy Hassler Jim Todd 0 2:11
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Kansas City Royals  5  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Doug Bird Shane Rawley Al Hrabosky 8,275 2:27
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Boston Red Sox  1  Toronto Blue Jays  2  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jesse Jefferson Bill Campbell -- 14,578 3:00
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Atlanta Braves  6  Cincinnati Reds  4  box | pbp Cinergy Field Preston Hanna Fred Norman Adrian Devine 17,771 2:52
1978 reg season May 23,1978 New York Mets  7  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Nino Espinosa Grant Jackson Skip Lockwood 2,869 2:37
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  2  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rollie Fingers Tommy John -- 27,512 2:00
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Houston Astros  2  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Randy Moffitt Joe Sambito -- 11,120 2:12
1978 reg season May 23,1978 Montreal Expos  4  St. Louis Cardinals  1  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Rudy May Bob Forsch Mike Garman 11,128 2:24
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 36 23 13 .639 0.0 188 143 45 L2 13-6 10-7 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 41 26 15 .634 0.5 219 168 51 L1 10-12 16-3 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 38 24 14 .632 0.0 176 134 42 W3 12-10 12-4 3 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 5.0 194 178 16 W3 7-12 12-7 4 8 13 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 6.0 150 162 -12 L1 7-13 11-7 5 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 38 17 21 .447 7.0 152 196 -44 W1 9-12 8-9 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 39 15 24 .385 9.5 154 204 -50 W1 4-12 11-12 7 12 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 40 24 16 .600 0.0 135 127 8 L1 9-8 15-8 1 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 1.0 171 142 29 W1 9-9 13-7 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 3.5 164 169 -5 W1 8-12 12-7 3 6 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 4.0 145 155 -10 L2 7-12 12-7 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 41 17 24 .415 7.5 188 190 -2 W3 10-14 7-10 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 44 16 28 .364 10.0 171 206 -35 L1 5-13 11-15 6 13 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 36 12 24 .333 10.0 139 172 -33 L2 4-13 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 35 19 16 .543 0.0 174 133 41 L1 6-10 13-6 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 0.5 143 152 -9 W3 10-10 9-7 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 1.0 157 152 5 W2 9-8 11-11 3 6 11 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 41 19 22 .463 3.0 153 170 -17 W2 10-10 9-12 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 3.0 158 173 -15 L2 9-13 9-8 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 41 14 27 .341 8.0 152 173 -21 L11 5-17 9-10 6 12 25 -- 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 38 24 14 .632 0.0 146 132 14 W1 11-8 13-6 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 1.0 213 151 62 L1 11-8 13-8 2 2 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 42 25 17 .595 1.0 214 188 26 L1 11-8 14-9 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 5.5 148 144 4 L2 6-12 12-7 4 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 7.0 136 162 -26 W1 7-14 11-8 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 38 15 23 .395 9.0 113 177 -64 W1 6-14 9-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Tom Paciorek -- Hist Released by Braves
1 record(s)