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Saturday, August 5,1978

Saturday, August 5,1978

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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 Aug 5,1978 Minnesota Twins  4  California Angels  3  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Roger Erickson Frank Tanana -- 0 2:32
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Minnesota Twins  3  California Angels  4  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Chris Knapp Stan Perzanowski Dave LaRoche 41,723 2:24
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Chicago White Sox  0  Detroit Tigers  7  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Billingham Britt Burns -- 33,494 2:22
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Toronto Blue Jays  3  Kansas City Royals  5  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Larry Gura Dave Lemanczyk Steve Mingori 34,179 2:37
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Boston Red Sox  8  Milwaukee Brewers  1  box | pbp County Stadium Dennis Eckersley Eduardo Rodriguez -- 52,968 2:31
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Baltimore Orioles  2  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Sparky Lyle Tippy Martinez -- 26,727 2:26
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Seattle Mariners  3  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Todd Matt Keough -- 2,677 2:33
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Cleveland Indians  3  Texas Rangers  4  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Jim Kern -- 15,376 3:25
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Houston Astros  5  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Joe Niekro Preston Hanna Ken Forsch 0 2:48
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Houston Astros  7  Atlanta Braves  0  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Vern Ruhle Tommy Boggs -- 20,950 1:59
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Montreal Expos  7  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Ross Grimsley Dave Roberts Stan Bahnsen 31,219 2:34
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 San Diego Padres  1  Cincinnati Reds  7  box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Eric Rasmussen -- 40,202 2:12
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  2  San Francisco Giants  0  box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Welch Ed Halicki -- 49,203 2:20
1978 reg season Aug 5,1978 New York Mets  3  St. Louis Cardinals  5  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tom Bruno Nino Espinosa Mark Littell 19,689 2:36
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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)
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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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 108 68 40 .630 0.0 551 424 127 W1 28-29 40-11 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 106 61 45 .575 6.0 547 444 103 L1 24-26 37-19 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 108 60 48 .556 8.0 440 485 -45 L1 30-28 30-20 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 109 60 49 .550 8.5 476 427 49 W1 27-28 33-21 4 5 8 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 108 59 49 .546 9.0 486 430 56 W4 27-29 32-20 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 16.5 451 455 -4 L2 19-34 32-22 6 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 108 40 68 .370 28.0 422 527 -105 L1 16-38 24-30 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 106 59 47 .557 0.0 484 417 67 W1 22-30 37-17 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 112 60 52 .536 2.0 470 457 13 W1 25-29 35-23 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 111 57 54 .514 4.5 387 416 -29 L1 26-30 31-24 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 8.5 429 434 -5 W2 18-33 33-23 4 10 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 46 61 .430 13.5 465 485 -20 L1 26-36 20-25 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 14.5 427 492 -65 L3 17-30 28-32 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 110 40 70 .364 21.0 438 580 -142 W1 17-35 23-35 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 104 57 47 .548 0.0 447 388 59 L1 19-31 38-16 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 107 55 52 .514 3.5 428 455 -27 L1 25-31 30-21 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 104 50 54 .481 7.0 400 419 -19 W1 21-32 29-22 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 8.5 463 413 50 W1 23-32 29-27 4 8 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 111 47 64 .423 13.5 435 468 -33 L1 21-33 26-31 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 41 68 .376 18.5 366 447 -81 W1 19-38 22-30 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 111 66 45 .595 0.0 454 389 65 L1 29-27 37-18 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 109 64 45 .587 1.0 483 453 30 W1 29-24 35-21 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 62 48 .564 3.5 498 402 96 W1 29-31 33-17 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 110 57 53 .518 8.5 405 423 -18 L1 22-34 35-19 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 14.0 413 447 -34 W2 16-35 35-23 5 9 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 109 50 59 .459 15.0 413 501 -88 L2 19-32 31-27 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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
Richie Zisk Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)