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Friday September 29,1978This 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 1978-09-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0Boston Red Sox11BoxBob StanleyJim Clancy(none)
Chicago White Sox9California Angels6BoxSteve TroutFrank TananaJack Kucek
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers3BoxJim SlatonSammy StewartJohn Hiller
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals4BoxDennis LeonardDarrell Jackson(none)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees3BoxJim BeattieJim KernRich Gossage
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics1BoxBill TraversMatt Keough(none)
Texas Rangers11Seattle Mariners4BoxSteve ComerMike Parrott(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs2BoxNino EspinosaRick ReuschelJerry Koosman
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs5BoxMike KrukowMike BruhertBruce Sutter
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds7BoxTom HumeJim Bouton(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros1BoxEd HalickiDan Warthen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKent TekulveRon Reed(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxKent TekulveSteve Carlton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres3BoxJohn D'AcquistoBurt HootonRollie Fingers
Montreal Expos7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxDarold KnowlesBuddy SchultzWoodie Fryman

Standings as of 1978-09-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1609862.613--72156915244-3754-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I321.667
222Boston Red Sox1609763.6061.078265113140-4157-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park321.667
334Milwaukee Brewers1609169.5697.078764514237-4254-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium2201.000
457Baltimore Orioles1598970.5608.56516262538-4051-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium211.500
5713Detroit Tigers1608575.53113.07076456239-4246-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium211.500
61120Cleveland Indians1576889.43328.5630685-5526-5342-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium211.500
71325Toronto Blue Jays15959100.37138.5589765-17622-5637-44L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium202.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1609169.569--73962711236-4555-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium211.500
2611California Angels1608674.5385.06816562537-4449-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium211.500
3812Texas Rangers1608575.5316.06796275233-4552-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium2201.000
4917Minnesota Twins1607288.45019.0659674-1534-4538-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium211.500
51019Chicago White Sox1597089.44020.5624721-9732-4738-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park211.500
61222Oakland Athletics1606991.43122.0527673-14631-5138-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum202.000
71426Seattle Mariners15856102.35434.0609821-21224-5532-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome202.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Philadelphia Phillies1608971.556--69557312235-4354-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium211.500
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1598772.5471.56716244733-4754-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium211.500
3715Chicago Cubs1607882.48811.0654714-6035-4543-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field211.500
4816Montreal Expos1607585.46914.06276042334-4641-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium211.500
51123St. Louis Cardinals1606892.42521.0593651-5832-4936-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II211.500
61224New York Mets1606595.40624.0597680-8332-4833-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1609466.588--71756914840-3954-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium211.500
226Cincinnati Reds1599069.5663.56966801643-3847-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium2201.000
348San Francisco Giants1608971.5565.06095842539-4050-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park202.000
4614San Diego Padres1608377.51911.0587588-134-4749-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium211.500
5918Houston Astros1607288.45022.0595630-3524-5748-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome2201.000
61021Atlanta Braves1606991.43125.0592736-14430-4939-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium202.000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary LanceP30.008Traded by Royals to Padres for Steve Hamrick.