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Friday September 15,1978This 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 1978-09-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles8BoxJim PalmerVictor Cruz(none)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians0BoxDave RozemaPaul Reuschel(none)
California Angels2Kansas City Royals3BoxAl HraboskyNolan Ryan(none)
Minnesota Twins10Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRoger EricksonBill Travers(none)
Boston Red Sox0New York Yankees4BoxRon GuidryLuis Tiant(none)
Chicago White Sox8Seattle Mariners3BoxRich WorthamEnrique Romo(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers0BoxAlan WirthDoyle Alexander(none)
Oakland Athletics0Texas Rangers5BoxSteve ComerPete Broberg(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs2BoxMark LittellBruce Sutter(none)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon SuttonEddie Solomon(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDale MurrayTug McGraw(none)
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBruce KisonWoodie Fryman(none)
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres4BoxJ.R. RichardEric Rasmussen(none)
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants1BoxTom SeaverVida Blue(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1468957.610--67352215141-3448-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I17116.647
223Boston Red Sox1478760.5922.571660810834-3853-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park16124.750
334Milwaukee Brewers1488563.5745.074060513534-3851-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1486.571
456Baltimore Orioles1478265.5587.5597597037-3845-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1486.571
5610Detroit Tigers1467967.54110.06525896335-3744-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1679.438
61121Cleveland Indians1466482.43825.0596639-4326-4938-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1358.385
71325Toronto Blue Jays1475790.38832.5562701-13922-5035-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium14212.143
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1468264.562--6755809532-4350-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium16106.625
2712California Angels1497970.5304.56306072333-4146-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1385.615
3814Texas Rangers1467373.5009.06025871530-4443-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium16142.875
4918Oakland Athletics1496782.45016.5493611-11830-4537-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum13211.154
51019Minnesota Twins1466581.44517.0605622-1731-4234-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1688.500
61222Chicago White Sox1476483.43518.5561661-10028-4436-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1477.500
71426Seattle Mariners1445490.37527.0567740-17323-4831-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome16214.125
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies1478166.551--65453911531-4050-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1596.600
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1477869.5313.06095773231-4447-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium14104.714
3715Chicago Cubs1477374.4978.0604653-4933-4140-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1569.400
4816Montreal Expos1497079.47012.05865612532-4138-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1367.462
51123St. Louis Cardinals1496386.42319.0549613-6430-4733-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1367.462
61224New York Mets1486187.41220.5567635-6829-4432-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1459.357
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1489058.608--67552115440-3550-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1459.357
228Cincinnati Reds1478166.5518.5644636838-3543-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium14113.786
349San Francisco Giants1488167.5479.05755522337-3844-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1486.571
4613San Diego Padres1497673.51014.5548563-1532-4444-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1385.615
5917Houston Astros1476879.46321.5570596-2621-5147-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1569.400
61020Atlanta Braves1486583.43925.0565700-13527-4638-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium14410.286