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Friday, September 8,1978

Friday, September 8,1978

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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 Sep 8,1978 New York Yankees  13  Boston Red Sox  2  box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Beattie Jim Wright -- 33,134 2:55
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Kansas City Royals  9  California Angels  7  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Doug Bird Dave LaRoche -- 26,507 3:25
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Seattle Mariners  2  Chicago White Sox  3  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Rich Wortham Jim Colborn -- 30,270 2:08
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Cleveland Indians  3  Detroit Tigers  6  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Slaton David Clyde John Hiller 13,624 2:59
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  3  Minnesota Twins  0  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Andy Replogle Gary Serum -- 9,262 1:53
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Texas Rangers  4  Oakland Athletics  11  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Alan Wirth Jon Matlack -- 9,841 2:39
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Baltimore Orioles  5  Toronto Blue Jays  4  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Nelson Briles Tom Underwood Don Stanhouse 14,155 2:24
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 San Francisco Giants  8  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium John Montefusco Eddie Solomon Jim Barr 6,063 2:28
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 San Diego Padres  3  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Gaylord Perry Mike LaCoss Rollie Fingers 27,205 2:37
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  0  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Ken Forsch Bob Welch -- 12,905 1:45
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Chicago Cubs  4  Montreal Expos  2  box | pbp Stade Olympique Bruce Sutter Mike Garman -- 11,621 2:46
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  2  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dale Murray Bert Blyleven -- 4,749 2:13
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  0  Philadelphia Phillies  1  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Dick Ruthven Tom Bruno -- 0 2:05
1978 reg season Sep 8,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  1  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ron Reed Dan O'Brien -- 35,160 1:56
14 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 140 86 54 .614 0.0 701 577 124 L2 34-35 52-19 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 140 84 56 .600 2.0 640 506 134 W4 37-33 47-23 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 141 81 60 .574 5.5 712 575 137 W1 32-36 49-24 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 141 79 62 .560 7.5 570 576 -6 W1 35-35 44-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 140 76 64 .543 10.0 630 565 65 W1 34-37 42-27 5 6 9 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 139 60 79 .432 25.5 574 614 -40 L1 25-48 35-31 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 143 56 87 .392 31.5 548 682 -134 L1 21-48 35-39 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 138 77 61 .558 0.0 636 553 83 W6 32-40 45-21 1 5 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 141 75 66 .532 3.5 583 582 1 L1 32-37 43-29 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 138 68 70 .493 9.0 573 556 17 L2 29-43 39-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 141 65 76 .461 13.5 482 568 -86 W1 29-40 36-36 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 141 62 79 .440 16.5 588 608 -20 L3 29-41 33-38 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 141 60 81 .426 18.5 532 639 -107 W1 26-44 34-37 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 138 52 86 .377 25.0 540 708 -168 L1 22-47 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 140 77 63 .550 0.0 610 508 102 W5 31-40 46-23 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 140 74 66 .529 3.0 571 545 26 L2 30-41 44-25 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 141 70 71 .496 7.5 574 620 -46 W1 30-39 40-32 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 142 67 75 .472 11.0 561 531 30 L2 31-39 36-36 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 142 61 81 .430 17.0 525 577 -52 L2 28-42 33-39 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 142 57 85 .401 21.0 533 602 -69 W2 28-44 29-41 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 141 84 57 .596 0.0 632 506 126 L1 37-34 47-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 141 81 60 .574 3.0 564 508 56 W1 37-36 44-24 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 140 76 64 .543 7.5 608 606 2 L1 37-33 39-31 3 4 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 142 73 69 .514 11.5 519 531 -12 W1 32-42 41-27 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 140 65 75 .464 18.5 537 565 -28 W1 20-47 45-28 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 141 61 80 .433 23.0 536 671 -135 L1 24-44 37-36 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)