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Tuesday, September 5,1978

Tuesday, September 5,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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  • 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 Sep 5,1978 Boston Red Sox  1  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Bobby Sprowl Don Stanhouse 15,644 2:58
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 Chicago White Sox  4  Minnesota Twins  3  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Steve Trout Roger Erickson Lerrin LaGrow 3,630 2:27
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 Detroit Tigers  2  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dick Tidrow Kip Young Rich Gossage 16,891 2:16
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 Kansas City Royals  3  Oakland Athletics  0  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dennis Leonard Steve Renko -- 1,376 2:09
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 Cleveland Indians  6  Toronto Blue Jays  2  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Rick Waits Don Kirkwood -- 11,060 2:15
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 San Diego Padres  1  Atlanta Braves  8  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Eric Rasmussen -- 1,192 2:11
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 Montreal Expos  10  Chicago Cubs  8  box | pbp Wrigley Field Wayne Twitchell Bruce Sutter Mike Garman 7,579 3:20
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 Cincinnati Reds  2  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Tom Seaver -- 8,811 2:11
1978 reg season Sep 5,1978 New York Mets  0  Pittsburgh Pirates  8  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jerry Reuss Jerry Koosman -- 18,476 2:08
9 record(s)
Standings 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
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  • 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 137 85 52 .620 0.0 694 549 145 L2 33-35 52-17 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 137 81 56 .591 4.0 604 499 105 W1 35-33 46-23 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 138 79 59 .572 6.5 698 570 128 W1 30-35 49-24 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 139 78 61 .561 8.0 565 570 -5 W2 34-35 44-26 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 138 75 63 .543 10.5 622 554 68 L1 34-36 41-27 5 6 8 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 25.5 571 608 -37 W2 25-47 35-31 6 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 140 55 85 .393 31.5 539 666 -127 L5 21-48 34-37 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 136 75 61 .551 0.0 616 538 78 W4 30-40 45-21 1 5 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 137 74 63 .540 1.5 562 547 15 W4 32-37 42-26 2 7 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 134 66 68 .493 8.0 543 531 12 L3 27-41 39-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 139 64 75 .460 12.5 463 553 -90 L3 29-40 35-35 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 139 62 77 .446 14.5 588 604 -16 L1 29-41 33-36 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 138 58 80 .420 18.0 525 632 -107 W1 25-44 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 136 51 85 .375 24.0 533 702 -169 L1 21-46 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 136 73 63 .537 0.0 594 503 91 W1 29-40 44-23 1 4 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 137 73 64 .533 0.5 561 536 25 W10 29-39 44-25 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 138 69 69 .500 5.0 566 605 -39 L3 29-39 40-30 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 139 66 73 .475 8.5 547 516 31 W5 31-39 35-34 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 14.0 518 566 -48 L1 28-40 32-38 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 139 55 84 .396 19.5 519 588 -69 L3 27-43 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 138 82 56 .594 0.0 620 497 123 W1 36-33 46-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 138 80 58 .580 2.0 549 488 61 L1 36-34 44-24 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 138 75 63 .543 7.0 600 601 -1 L1 37-33 38-30 3 3 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 139 71 68 .511 11.5 509 520 -11 L1 30-41 41-27 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 138 64 74 .464 18.0 530 562 -32 W1 20-47 44-27 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 22.0 522 653 -131 W1 24-44 36-34 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Steve Foucault -- Hist Released by Royals
Pete Mackanin Philadelphia Phillies Hist Claimed on waivers from Expos by Phillies
Gene Pentz -- Hist Released by Astros
Dave Lemanczyk Toronto Blue Jays Hist Activated from Disabled List
Don Gullett New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
Andy Messersmith New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
Gene Pentz Houston Astros Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jamie Quirk Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)