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


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 81-70L1001 000 000 140
Chicago Cubs 75-76W1110 200 01x 5131
Date of Game:  Wednesday, September 20, 1978
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Dorian Boyland - 1st career hit
  • Frank Taveras - 200th career stolen base

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Frank Taverasss28.270401000.28114870403542
    Omar Morenocf25.331300101.22814534922864
    Dave Parkerrf27.103300010.3251387102911118
    John Milner1b28.266401000.2811018426375
    Ed Ottc27.071200001.2711042479364
        Manny Sanguillenc34.183100000.2648513393162
    Bill Robinsonlf35.086300001.2491261098147614
    Phil Garner2b29.143301000.270144655106124
    Dale Berra3b21.281210010.20347645133
    Jim Rookerp35.362000000.16130299052
        Jerry Reussp29.093100000.13020275000
        Dorian Boylandph23.257101000.50033000
        Grant Jacksonp35.357000000.25057508030
    Totals: 2714123.14811487093 

    Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Ivan DeJesusss25.254221130.27214939233537
    Manny Trillo2b27.269512001.2591426434520
    Bill Buckner1b28.280312210.31910710014667
    Dave Kingmanlf29.273402110.26010990727763
    Mike Vailrf26.315502100.321802793291
        Jerry Whitecf26.028000000.26470248094
    Bobby Murcercf-rf32.123300010.285140154696214
    Tim Blackwellc26.032401001.22942166070
    Mick Kelleher3b31.057412000.25058336051
    Mike Krukowp26.243401001.2442457030
    Totals: 34513563.3829215575 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Dave Kingman (15), Mike Krukow (4), Mike Vail (7)
    RBIs:  Bill Buckner 2 (66), Ivan DeJesus (35), Dave Kingman (76), Omar Moreno (28), Mike Vail (29)
    SB:  Bill Buckner (7), Ivan DeJesus (37), Mick Kelleher (1), Frank Taveras (42)
    CS: Omar Moreno (13)
    SH:  Jim Rooker (1)
    SF:  Bill Buckner (5), Omar Moreno (4)
    GDP:  Bill Buckner (14), Ed Ott (7), Manny Trillo (8)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jim Rooker  (L 9-11)35.3623.18444104.251.481916328296
    Jerry Reuss29.0933.23000205.111.5000022283
    Grant Jackson35.35712112003.081.58157857489
    Pitching Totals:81355630 3423111071068

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Mike Krukow  (W 8-2)26.24394112303.671.193522132561
    Pitching Totals:9411230 3522132561

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Jerry Reuss; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jim Rooker 19-16-3;  Jerry Reuss 0-0-0;  Grant Jackson 15-7-8;  Mike Krukow 35-22-13; 
    Batters Faced:  Jim Rooker 22;  Jerry Reuss 14;  Grant Jackson 5;  Mike Krukow 31; 
    Time of Game:  2:27    Attendance:  5,269
    Umpires:   Home:   Terry Tata  1B  Satch Davidson  2B  Ed Vargo  3B  Paul Pryor 

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