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Sunday, August 27,1978

Sunday, August 27,1978

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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 27,1978 Seattle Mariners  3  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Nelson Briles Enrique Romo -- 7,260 2:31
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 California Angels  3  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Dyar Miller -- 34,216 4:14
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Cleveland Indians  0  Chicago White Sox  6  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ross Baumgarten Paul Reuschel -- 13,008 2:12
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  2  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Slaton Lary Sorensen John Hiller 43,478 2:22
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Oakland Athletics  2  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Catfish Hunter Rick Langford Rich Gossage 40,628 1:55
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Kansas City Royals  4  Texas Rangers  2  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dennis Leonard Doc Medich Al Hrabosky 25,242 2:38
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Minnesota Twins  3  Toronto Blue Jays  2  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mike Marshall Mike Willis -- 22,023 2:57
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  14  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium John Denny Mickey Mahler -- 9,309 3:14
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Chicago Cubs  7  Cincinnati Reds  1  box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike Krukow Tom Seaver -- 40,014 2:15
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  8  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Grant Jackson Mark Lemongello Kent Tekulve 10,947 2:59
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Philadelphia Phillies  9  Los Angeles Dodgers  3  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Larry Christenson Bob Welch -- 43,065 2:50
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 New York Mets  0  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Eric Rasmussen Nino Espinosa -- 16,503 2:15
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Montreal Expos  2  San Francisco Giants  1  box | pbp Candlestick Park Ross Grimsley Vida Blue -- 0 2:24
1978 reg season Aug 27,1978 Montreal Expos  2  San Francisco Giants  11  box | pbp Candlestick Park Ed Halicki Scott Sanderson -- 28,633 2:29
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)
  • 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 128 81 47 .633 0.0 647 503 144 W3 33-33 48-14 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 127 73 54 .575 7.5 558 473 85 W3 33-33 40-21 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 129 73 56 .566 8.5 649 539 110 L1 27-34 46-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 129 72 57 .558 9.5 597 505 92 W1 32-32 40-25 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 11.0 513 539 -26 W6 34-35 36-23 5 5 7 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 25.5 537 570 -33 L2 22-44 34-29 6 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 131 53 78 .405 29.5 513 624 -111 L1 19-46 34-32 7 13 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 128 69 59 .539 0.0 574 513 61 W1 28-40 41-19 1 6 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 0.5 539 527 12 L3 29-35 41-26 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 5.0 510 498 12 L1 26-38 38-26 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 9.0 440 517 -77 L7 27-37 35-33 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 131 57 74 .435 13.5 558 583 -25 W1 28-40 29-34 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 128 55 73 .430 14.0 498 585 -87 W2 22-37 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 129 49 80 .380 20.5 507 664 -157 L3 19-41 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 127 68 59 .535 0.0 552 475 77 W2 24-36 44-23 1 4 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 128 66 62 .516 2.5 516 547 -31 W3 29-36 37-26 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 4.5 510 522 -12 W1 27-39 37-25 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 130 61 69 .469 8.5 515 478 37 L1 26-35 35-34 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 130 57 73 .438 12.5 485 522 -37 W4 27-39 30-34 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 52 78 .400 17.5 487 545 -58 L2 24-37 28-41 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 76 54 .585 0.0 588 471 117 L2 36-33 40-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 131 76 55 .580 0.5 527 464 63 W1 36-33 40-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 71 59 .546 5.0 567 566 1 L4 33-31 38-28 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 131 69 62 .527 7.5 479 480 -1 W2 29-40 40-22 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 130 61 69 .469 15.0 493 521 -28 L1 19-44 42-25 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 19.5 487 615 -128 L7 24-40 32-33 6 11 21 -- 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
  • 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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Brad Wellman Kansas City Royals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Chet Lemon Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)