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Games on 1978-09-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers12BoxDave RozemaMike Torrez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Kansas City Royals4BoxJerry AugustineBill Paschall(none)
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins5BoxDave GoltzSteve Comer(none)
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays8BoxMike WillisRon Guidry(none)
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxRich GossageVictor Cruz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs5BoxMike KrukowJim Rooker(none)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros2BoxGene GarberJoe Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTom SeaverDon SuttonDoug Bair
Philadelphia Phillies4Montreal Expos2BoxRandy LerchDan SchatzederRon Reed
San Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres3BoxVida BlueEric RasmussenGary Lavelle
New York Mets7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxKevin KobelGeorge FrazierJerry Koosman

Standings as of 1978-09-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1529260.605--68754614142-3550-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1183.727
223Boston Red Sox1529062.5922.074063610437-4053-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1192.818
334Milwaukee Brewers1538766.5695.575562213336-3951-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium963.667
446Baltimore Orioles1518566.5636.56246032138-3947-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1055.500
5611Detroit Tigers1518170.53610.56856107536-3845-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1156.455
61222Cleveland Indians1506684.44025.0607661-5426-4940-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium936.333
71325Toronto Blue Jays1515893.38433.5573721-14822-5236-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1019.100
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Kansas City Royals1518566.563--70360310034-4351-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1174.636
2712California Angels1538172.5295.06426261635-4346-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium963.667
3814Texas Rangers1497574.5039.06165942230-4545-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium13121.923
4917Minnesota Twins1516982.45716.0630638-833-4236-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1147.364
51020Oakland Athletics1546886.44218.5508640-13230-4738-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum817.125
61121Chicago White Sox1526785.44118.5589678-8931-4636-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park945.444
71426Seattle Mariners1485593.37228.5585766-18123-4832-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome12111.083
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1518368.550--66254911332-4151-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1174.636
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1518170.5362.06396013832-4549-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1073.700
3715Chicago Cubs1517576.4978.0625672-4733-4142-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1147.364
4816Montreal Expos1537182.46413.06015841732-4339-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium954.556
51123St. Louis Cardinals1536588.42519.0566628-6231-4834-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II945.444
61224New York Mets1526389.41420.5580648-6831-4632-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1037.300
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1539261.601--69053215840-3552-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium936.333
227Cincinnati Reds1528468.5537.56616511041-3743-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium981.889
349San Francisco Giants1528369.5468.55865681838-3945-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1064.600
4613San Diego Padres1537974.51613.0560572-1232-4447-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium954.556
5918Houston Astros1516883.45023.0576607-3121-5347-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1165.545
61019Atlanta Braves1526884.44723.5574708-13430-4738-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1019.100