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Sunday September 3,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Baltimore Orioles2BoxLerrin LaGrowMike Flanagan(none)
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox11BoxBob StanleyPete Broberg(none)
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals6BoxLarry GuraDave Rozema(none)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxEd FarmerJon Matlack(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins12BoxGary SerumRick Wise(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins4BoxMike MarshallJim Kern(none)
Seattle Mariners3New York Yankees4BoxJim BeattieRick HoneycuttRich Gossage
California Angels3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxChris KnappTom Underwood(none)
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs3BoxDennis LampKen ForschGuillermo Hernandez
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs4BoxDonnie MooreVern RuhleGuillermo Hernandez
New York Mets8Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTom HausmanTommy John(none)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxKent TekulveGene Garber(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants4BoxBob KnepperDick Ruthven(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohn MontefuscoWarren BrusstarJohn Curtis
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals10BoxPete FalconeMike LaCoss(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1358550.630--69054015033-3352-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park281414.500
223New York Yankees1347955.5905.55874919635-3344-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I29218.724
335Milwaukee Brewers1367858.5747.569056612430-3548-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium261511.577
446Baltimore Orioles1377661.55510.0556566-1034-3542-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium241410.583
557Detroit Tigers1357461.54811.06145377733-3441-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium271215.444
61122Cleveland Indians1365878.42627.5560602-4223-4735-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium231112.478
71325Toronto Blue Jays1385583.39931.5533655-12221-4834-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium23419.174
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Kansas City Royals1347361.545--6085357328-4045-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium28199.679
2711California Angels1367363.5371.05545401432-3741-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium261412.538
3815Texas Rangers1336667.4966.55365231327-4039-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium29218.724
4916Oakland Athletics1376473.46710.5460545-8529-4035-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum25520.200
51019Minnesota Twins1376176.44513.5583599-1629-4132-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium251213.480
61223Chicago White Sox1365779.41917.0520627-10724-4333-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park251411.560
71426Seattle Mariners1345084.37323.0529694-16520-4530-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome26620.231
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1347262.537--5824988428-3944-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium281810.643
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1347064.5222.0539532729-3941-25W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium27189.667
3613Chicago Cubs1356966.5113.5550584-3429-3940-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field271017.370
4817Montreal Expos1366373.46310.05265002628-3935-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium261313.500
51121St. Louis Cardinals1365977.43414.0513554-4128-4031-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II261016.385
61224New York Mets1365581.40418.0515566-5127-4028-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium261115.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1378156.591--61549312236-3345-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium251411.560
224San Francisco Giants1378057.5841.05454836236-3344-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park25916.360
339Cincinnati Reds1367462.5446.5592595-336-3238-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium25187.720
4714San Diego Padres1377067.51111.0500508-829-4041-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium251411.560
5918Houston Astros1366373.46317.5524554-3020-4743-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome261115.423
61020Atlanta Braves1365977.43421.5510644-13424-4435-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium261016.385


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Marvell WynneOF18.261Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals.