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Thursday, July 20,1978

Thursday, July 20,1978

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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 Jul 20,1978 Texas Rangers  1  Kansas City Royals  2  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dennis Leonard Doyle Alexander -- 26,620 2:26
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 Boston Red Sox  6  Milwaukee Brewers  8  box | pbp County Stadium Eduardo Rodriguez Bill Lee Bob McClure 35,044 2:45
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 New York Yankees  4  Minnesota Twins  0  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Ron Guidry Darrell Jackson -- 30,660 2:21
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 San Francisco Giants  9  Chicago Cubs  8  box | pbp Wrigley Field Gary Lavelle Donnie Moore Randy Moffitt 20,025 3:16
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 Atlanta Braves  3  Montreal Expos  7  box | pbp Stade Olympique Woodie Fryman Jamie Easterly Mike Garman 14,108 2:20
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 Houston Astros  4  New York Mets  7  box | pbp Shea Stadium Mike Bruhert Floyd Bannister Skip Lockwood 0 2:32
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 Houston Astros  4  New York Mets  5  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dale Murray Joe Sambito -- 13,341 3:00
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 Cincinnati Reds  6  Philadelphia Phillies  8  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Warren Brusstar Manny Sarmiento Tug McGraw 44,054 2:40
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  6  Pittsburgh Pirates  7  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bruce Kison Terry Forster -- 13,823 3:09
1978 reg season Jul 20,1978 San Diego Padres  2  St. Louis Cardinals  3  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Buddy Schultz Rollie Fingers Mark Littell 8,510 2:55
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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 91 62 29 .681 0.0 494 359 135 L1 24-21 38-8 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 91 54 37 .593 8.0 472 375 97 W1 19-20 35-17 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 93 51 42 .548 12.0 369 421 -52 W2 24-25 27-17 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 91 49 42 .538 13.0 394 361 33 W2 23-27 26-15 4 5 9 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 91 46 45 .505 16.0 391 377 14 W1 26-28 20-17 5 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 92 43 49 .467 19.5 378 394 -16 L1 18-30 25-19 6 10 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 92 33 59 .359 29.5 363 455 -92 L1 14-36 19-23 7 13 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 91 50 41 .549 0.0 421 378 43 W6 20-26 30-15 1 3 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 93 50 43 .538 1.0 391 388 3 W1 19-23 31-20 2 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 94 48 46 .511 3.5 323 343 -20 L1 18-23 30-23 3 7 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 92 46 46 .500 4.5 369 356 13 L3 17-28 29-18 4 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 89 39 50 .438 10.0 395 393 2 L8 23-29 16-21 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 91 39 52 .429 11.0 371 410 -39 L6 16-26 23-26 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 95 33 62 .347 19.0 383 504 -121 W1 13-27 20-35 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 88 49 39 .557 0.0 377 336 41 W1 17-27 32-12 1 4 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 90 46 44 .511 4.0 363 376 -13 W2 18-23 28-21 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 92 47 45 .511 4.0 384 405 -21 L1 21-25 26-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 96 47 49 .490 6.0 397 348 49 W1 20-26 27-23 4 7 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 97 41 56 .423 12.5 365 413 -48 W3 19-27 22-29 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 96 38 58 .396 15.0 330 393 -63 W1 17-29 21-29 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 96 58 38 .604 0.0 422 354 68 W1 28-25 30-13 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 94 54 40 .574 3.0 419 379 40 L1 23-21 31-19 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 95 54 41 .568 3.5 450 364 86 L2 28-26 26-15 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 96 46 50 .479 12.0 351 382 -31 L1 21-33 25-17 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 93 42 51 .452 14.5 348 424 -76 L1 15-30 27-21 5 9 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 93 41 52 .441 15.5 352 384 -32 L3 14-30 27-22 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • 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
Tom Hutton Montreal Expos Hist Sold by Toronto Blue Jays to Montreal Expos
Mark Fidrych Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ruppert Jones Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)