Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Oakland Athletics 32-31L9000 000 000 091
Baltimore Orioles 36-26W1000 102 03x 680
Date of Game:  Friday, June 16, 1978
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Eddie Murray - 2 home runs
  • Dennis Martinez - Complete game/Shutout

  • Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dell Alstonlf25.267502000.250426000
    Larry Murrayrf25.076400000.1007117000
    Mario Guerreross28.261402000.278624542220
    Dave Revering1b25.124403000.26961616170
    Mitchell Pagedh26.245200021.2665019552710
    Wayne Gross3b26.154300010.212582144130
    Tony Armascf24.339401001.25532154061
    Jim Essianc27.165401000.244632762192
    Mike Edwards2b25.293200000.2145663086
        Taylor Duncanph25.035100001.2051523150
        Steve Staggs2b27.041000010.24444116002
        Elias Sosap28.006000000.00030324000
        Bob Laceyp24.295000000.0003599000
        Dave Heaverlop27.295000000.00025184000
    Totals: 3309043.2735422306 

    Baltimore Orioles Batting Stats

    Baltimore OriolesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Larry Harlowcf26.216411000.2825310331110
    Rich Dauer3b25.324422000.253421493110
    Eddie Murray1b22.113433401.2666222213392
    Ken Singletonrf31.006200021.2935311486280
        Carlos Lopezpr-rf29.262000000.21256163392
    Lee Maydh35.085400001.24762171112372
    Pat Kellylf33.321401000.272331113094
    Billy Smith2b24.337200010.266522323203
    Mark Belangerss34.008401001.216591606064
    Dave Skaggsc27.004400001.1161797020
    Totals: 3268435.2504896544 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jim Essian (8), Eddie Murray (10)
    HR:  Eddie Murray 2 (13)
    RBIs:  Eddie Murray 4 (39)
    CS: Dell Alston (1)
    SH:  Billy Smith (4)
    GDP:  Jim Essian (8)

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Rick Langford  (L 1-4)26.08865331522.871.250001766
    Elias Sosa28.00612220002.931.3500030323
    Bob Lacey24.2950.11102002.571.220003599
    Dave Heaverlo27.2950.20000003.571.3300025184
    Pitching Totals:8865352 000107672

    Baltimore Orioles Pitching Stats

    Baltimore OriolesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dennis Martinez  (W 6-3)23.03399004304.631.530001763
    Pitching Totals:9900430 0001763

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Rick Langford 0-0-0;  Elias Sosa 0-0-0;  Bob Lacey 0-0-0;  Dave Heaverlo 0-0-0;  Dennis Martinez 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Rick Langford 24;  Elias Sosa 5;  Bob Lacey 5;  Dave Heaverlo 2;  Dennis Martinez 37; 
    Time of Game:  2:16    Attendance:  31,944
    Umpires:   Home:   Jerry Neudecker  1B  George Maloney  2B  Jim McKean  3B  Greg Kosc 

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