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Sunday September 24,1978This 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 1978-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim SlatonDon Stanhouse(none)
California Angels7Chicago White Sox3BoxNolan RyanFrancisco Barrios(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians0BoxRon GuidryMike Paxton(none)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMike CaldwellRick Langford(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins6BoxDave GoltzSteve Mingori(none)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers5BoxSteve ComerJim ColbornPaul Mirabella
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers4BoxDanny DarwinRick JonesJim Umbarger
Boston Red Sox7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDick DragoTom Buskey(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves1BoxTom HumeJim Bouton(none)
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBob WelchBob Owchinko(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Montreal Expos4BoxScott SandersonBruce Kison(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Mets2BoxSteve CarltonNino Espinosa(none)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants7BoxVida BlueFloyd Bannister(none)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants6BoxJim BarrTom Dixon(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLynn McGlothenTom BrunoBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1978-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1569462.603--70656514144-3750-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I761.857
223Boston Red Sox1569363.5961.075964911040-4153-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park761.857
334Milwaukee Brewers1579067.5734.578063614436-4054-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium532.600
457Baltimore Orioles1558669.5557.56406192138-3948-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium642.667
5610Detroit Tigers1568472.53810.07026317139-3945-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium624.333
61018Cleveland Indians1536885.44424.5625673-4826-4942-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium615.167
71325Toronto Blue Jays1555996.38134.5586742-15622-5237-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium606.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1568868.564--72262010236-4552-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium642.667
2712California Angels1568373.5325.06566362037-4446-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium642.667
3813Texas Rangers1558174.5236.56496074231-4550-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium761.857
4917Minnesota Twins1567185.45517.0646655-933-4238-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium624.333
51121Chicago White Sox1556887.43919.5599692-9331-4637-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park633.500
61222Oakland Athletics1576889.43320.5514661-14730-5038-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum514.200
71426Seattle Mariners1535598.35931.5595793-19823-5332-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome716.143
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies1548668.558--67755412335-4151-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium844.500
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1548272.5324.06446103433-4749-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium761.857
3715Chicago Cubs1557778.4979.5638687-4935-4242-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field725.286
4816Montreal Expos1557382.47113.56085862232-4341-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium734.429
51123St. Louis Cardinals1576790.42720.5584641-5731-4836-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II523.400
61224New York Mets1566393.40424.0587669-8231-4732-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium633.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1569462.603--70254715540-3554-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium615.167
238Cincinnati Reds1558669.5557.5670664643-3843-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium6601.000
349San Francisco Giants1578770.5547.56055792638-4049-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park523.400
4614San Diego Padres1578176.51613.5580585-533-4648-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium532.600
6920Houston Astros1566987.44225.0584625-4121-5748-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome651.833
51019Atlanta Braves1566987.44225.0587719-13230-4839-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium606.000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
David Green1B17.294Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Brewers.