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Thursday, August 24,1978

Thursday, August 24,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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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
  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 Kansas City Royals  1  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mike Proly Paul Splittorff Lerrin LaGrow 14,524 2:12
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 Toronto Blue Jays  2  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Milt Wilcox Balor Moore -- 13,314 2:16
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 Cleveland Indians  9  Milwaukee Brewers  8  box | pbp County Stadium Dan Spillner Bob McClure Sid Monge 16,362 4:02
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 Texas Rangers  4  Minnesota Twins  1  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Fergie Jenkins Dave Goltz -- 8,666 1:55
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  5  Atlanta Braves  1  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bert Blyleven Phil Niekro Kent Tekulve 7,965 2:37
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  4  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Cinergy Field Pete Vuckovich Paul Moskau -- 30,054 2:26
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 Philadelphia Phillies  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  5  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tommy John Warren Brusstar Charlie Hough 49,064 2:46
1978 reg season Aug 24,1978 New York Mets  6  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mike Bruhert Bob Owchinko -- 17,613 2:22
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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.
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 125 78 47 .624 0.0 630 499 131 L2 33-33 45-14 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 126 72 54 .571 6.5 635 524 111 L1 26-32 46-22 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 124 70 54 .565 7.5 540 466 74 L1 33-33 37-21 3 3 5 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 126 70 56 .556 8.5 582 491 91 W1 32-32 38-24 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 11.0 495 534 -39 W3 34-35 33-23 5 7 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 126 55 71 .437 23.5 528 555 -27 W1 21-42 34-29 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 128 51 77 .398 28.5 500 615 -115 L1 19-46 32-31 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 California Angels franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 0.0 535 510 25 W1 29-32 41-26 1 5 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 125 68 57 .544 0.5 564 496 68 L2 27-38 41-19 2 6 9 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 125 62 63 .496 6.5 493 488 5 W2 26-38 36-25 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 129 62 67 .481 8.5 433 499 -66 L4 27-34 35-33 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 14.0 549 570 -21 L5 27-38 29-34 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 125 53 72 .424 15.5 483 576 -93 W2 22-37 31-35 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 126 49 77 .389 20.0 502 646 -144 W4 19-38 30-39 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 124 66 58 .532 0.0 535 465 70 L2 22-35 44-23 1 4 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 125 63 62 .504 3.5 496 538 -42 L3 26-36 37-26 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 125 63 62 .504 3.5 495 503 -8 W10 26-37 37-25 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 126 59 67 .468 8.0 502 457 45 L1 24-33 35-34 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 127 54 73 .425 13.5 451 505 -54 W1 24-39 30-34 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 127 51 76 .402 16.5 484 539 -55 W1 23-35 28-41 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 127 75 52 .591 0.0 578 454 124 W2 36-33 39-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 74 53 .583 1.0 506 451 55 W3 36-33 38-20 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 127 71 56 .559 4.0 558 546 12 L1 33-31 38-25 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 128 67 61 .523 8.5 473 477 -4 L1 29-40 38-21 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 127 59 68 .465 16.0 474 506 -32 W3 19-44 40-24 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 18.5 470 581 -111 L4 24-40 32-30 6 10 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)