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Tuesday September 12,1978This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1978-09-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox2BoxDennis MartinezMike Torrez(none)
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox6BoxRich HintonGary Serum(none)
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers7BoxKip YoungDick TidrowJohn Hiller
Oakland Athletics1Kansas City Royals8BoxLarry GuraRick Langford(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Seattle Mariners6BoxJim ToddBob McClure(none)
California Angels5Texas Rangers7BoxDoc MedichFrank TananaReggie Cleveland
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds4BoxDoug BairJoe Sambito(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos5BoxRudy MayPete Vuckovich(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJohn CandelariaLarry ChristensonKent Tekulve
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryMickey Mahler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Francisco Giants0BoxBurt HootonJohn Montefusco(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1448757.604--71259811434-3553-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park19127.632
222New York Yankees1438657.6010.565851714139-3447-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I20146.700
334Milwaukee Brewers1458362.5724.572658713934-3849-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium17107.588
445Baltimore Orioles1448163.5636.0581583-237-3644-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1798.529
5610Detroit Tigers1437865.5458.56465786834-3744-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium19811.421
61121Cleveland Indians1436281.43424.5590634-4426-4936-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1679.438
71325Toronto Blue Jays1465789.39031.0559693-13422-4935-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15213.133
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Kansas City Royals1437964.552--6585768232-4347-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium19136.684
2711California Angels1467868.5342.56085971132-3946-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1697.563
3815Texas Rangers1427171.5007.55905662430-4441-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium20164.800
4918Oakland Athletics1456679.45514.0490592-10229-4237-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum17314.176
51019Minnesota Twins1456481.44116.0595619-2430-4234-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1798.529
61222Chicago White Sox1456283.42818.0547653-10626-4436-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1697.563
71426Seattle Mariners1425488.38024.5559726-16723-4831-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome18216.111
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1447965.549--63352710631-4048-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium18117.611
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1447569.5214.05895711831-4444-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium17134.765
3613Chicago Cubs1447371.5076.0595630-3533-3940-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field18612.333
4816Montreal Expos1466977.47311.05755453031-3938-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1679.438
51123St. Louis Cardinals1466284.42518.0538597-5929-4533-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1679.438
61224New York Mets1455986.40720.5552621-6928-4431-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium17710.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1458758.600--66252014240-3547-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1789.471
226San Francisco Giants1458164.5596.05705373337-3844-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1789.471
337Cincinnati Reds1448064.5566.56356211437-3343-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium17125.706
4714San Diego Padres1467472.50713.5530552-2232-4442-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium16106.625
5917Houston Astros1446777.46519.5561584-2320-4947-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome18711.389
61020Atlanta Braves1456382.43424.0556691-13525-4538-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium17611.353


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark WileyP30.197Traded by Padres to Blue Jays for Andy Dyes.