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Games on 1978-09-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians2BoxMike PaxtonDon Stanhouse(none)
Boston Red Sox8Detroit Tigers6BoxBill CampbellJack MorrisAndy Hassler
California Angels4Minnesota Twins1BoxNolan RyanRoger Erickson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees0BoxMike CaldwellDick Tidrow(none)
Chicago White Sox8Oakland Athletics4BoxSteve StoneAlan Wirth(none)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics3BoxSteve TroutSteve Renko(none)
Kansas City Royals9Seattle Mariners8BoxPaul SplittorffRick Honeycutt(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates12Chicago Cubs11BoxOdell JonesBruce Sutter(none)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros2BoxGene GarberJoaquin Andujar(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxRick RhodenFred Norman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos5BoxScott SandersonDick RuthvenMike Garman
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres4BoxBob OwchinkoEd HalickiRollie Fingers
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMark LittellDale Murray(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1509159.607--68353614741-3450-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1394.692
223Boston Red Sox1519061.5961.573862411437-3953-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1293.750
345Milwaukee Brewers1528666.5666.075061813235-3951-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1073.700
456Baltimore Orioles1518566.5636.56246032138-3947-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1055.500
5611Detroit Tigers1508070.53311.06736086536-3844-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1266.500
61222Cleveland Indians1506684.44025.0607661-5426-4940-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium936.333
71325Toronto Blue Jays1495792.38333.5563717-15422-5235-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium12210.167
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Kansas City Royals1508565.567--69959810134-4351-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1275.583
2712California Angels1538172.5295.56426261635-4346-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium963.667
3814Texas Rangers1487573.5079.06135892430-4445-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium14122.857
4917Minnesota Twins1506882.45317.0625635-1033-4235-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1257.417
51020Oakland Athletics1546886.44219.0508640-13230-4738-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum817.125
61121Chicago White Sox1526785.44119.0589678-8931-4636-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park945.444
71426Seattle Mariners1485593.37229.0585766-18123-4832-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome12111.083
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1508268.547--65854711131-4151-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1284.667
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1508169.5401.06385964232-4449-25W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1174.636
3715Chicago Cubs1507476.4938.0620671-5133-4141-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1257.417
4816Montreal Expos1527181.46712.05995801932-4339-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1055.500
51123St. Louis Cardinals1526587.42818.0560621-6131-4834-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1046.400
61224New York Mets1516289.41120.5573642-6930-4632-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1147.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1529260.605--68752815940-3552-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1037.300
227Cincinnati Reds1518368.5508.5657648940-3743-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1091.900
349San Francisco Giants1518269.5439.55805651537-3945-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1174.636
4613San Diego Padres1527973.52013.0557566-932-4447-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1055.500
5918Houston Astros1506882.45323.0574604-3021-5347-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1266.500
61019Atlanta Braves1516784.44424.5571706-13529-4738-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1129.182