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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Monday, August 21, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1237845.634-62548913633-3145-14402119.525
AL East235Milwaukee Brewers1226953.5668.561050510526-3243-21402416.600
AL East324New York Yankees1226953.5668.55314587332-3237-21413110.756
AL East447Detroit Tigers1226854.5579.55634778631-3237-22401822.450
AL East5711Baltimore Orioles1236558.52813.0478530-5232-3533-23382513.658
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1225468.44323.5509530-2120-3934-29371522.405
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1244876.38730.5486602-11617-4531-31371126.297
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West158Kansas City Royals1226755.549-5574867126-3641-19402515.625
AL West269California Angels1266957.548-5275012629-3240-25361818.500
AL West3814Texas Rangers1226062.4927.0486484224-3736-25402713.675
AL West4916Oakland Athletics1276265.4887.5429482-5327-3435-3135728.200
AL West51020Minnesota Twins1255669.44812.5545557-1227-3829-31371720.459
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1225171.41816.0473569-9622-3729-34392019.513
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1244777.37921.0492641-14919-3828-3936927.250
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East1410Philadelphia Phillies1216556.537-5214517022-3443-22412516.610
NL East2613Chicago Cubs1236360.5123.0495533-3826-3437-26391623.410
NL East3715Pittsburgh Pirates1226062.4925.5483498-1523-3737-25392811.718
NL East4817Montreal Expos1255966.4728.05004534724-3335-33371720.459
NL East51122St. Louis Cardinals1255372.42414.0443497-5423-3830-34371621.432
NL East61224New York Mets1245074.40316.5473527-5422-3528-39381622.421
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1257352.584-56944812135-3338-19372215.595
NL West223San Francisco Giants1257253.5761.04974465134-3338-20371720.459
NL West336Cincinnati Reds1257055.5603.05505381233-3137-24362214.611
NL West4512San Diego Padres1256659.5287.0461461028-3938-20371819.486
NL West5918Houston Astros1255768.45616.0469505-3619-4438-24371720.459
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1235667.45516.0465569-10424-4032-27391326.333
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season