Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Friday, September 01, 1978

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles3Box G1Jim Palmer (17-12)Steve Stone (10-11)BAL  L Harlow (6)Larry Harlow (17.1)
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles9Box G2Sammy Stewart (1-0)Ross Baumgarten (2-2)BAL  L May (21), E Murray (26)Lee May (17.7)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox1BoxMatt Keough (8-11)Luis Tiant (9-7)OAK  R Carty (26), J Essian (3)Rico Carty (30.0)
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals2BoxJack Billingham (15-6)Dennis Leonard (15-16)DET  S Kemp (11)Rusty Staub (21.9)
Texas Rangers5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxFergie Jenkins (13-8)Lary Sorensen (15-10)MIL  D Money 2 (12)  TEX  T Harrah (7)John Lowenstein (17.8)
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins1BoxDavid Clyde (6-9)Roger Erickson (13-9)CLE  B Carbo (4), B Diaz (2)Andre Thornton (18.8)
Seattle Mariners3New York Yankees0BoxPaul Mitchell (7-13)Catfish Hunter (9-5)NoneDan Meyer (7.6)
California Angels6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxPaul Hartzell (6-8)Jesse Jefferson (7-11)CAL  L Bostock (4), R Jackson (4)Ron Jackson (43.1)
Houston Astros11Chicago Cubs14BoxGuillermo Hernandez (8-2)Joe Sambito (4-7)CHN  B Buckner (3), B Murcer (8), D Rader (3), M Trillo (4)  HOU  B Bochy (2)Bill Buckner (34.1)
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTerry Forster (5-4)Kevin Kobel (2-5)NoneJoe Ferguson (41.5)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates8Box G1Don Robinson (11-5)Phil Niekro (16-15)ATL  D Murphy (20)  PIT  W Stargell (21)Willie Stargell (23.3)
Atlanta Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates3Box G2Bruce Kison (5-5)Mickey Mahler (4-10)PIT  D Berra (3)Dale Berra (14.9)
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres2BoxMike Garman (3-6)Randy Jones (11-13)NoneDave Winfield (34.3)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants4BoxGary Lavelle (11-9)Steve Carlton (12-12)PHI  G Luzinski (29)  SFN  J Clark (22), D Evans (16)Jack Clark (22.9)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxPaul Moskau (4-4)John Denny (11-9)SLN  T Simmons (19)Dan Driessen (17.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox8449.632--67653033-3351-16L2Game Log
New York Yankees7755.5836.557748635-3342-22L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7658.5678.567655730-3546-23L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers7459.55610.060952333-3241-27W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7460.55210.554455834-3540-25W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5875.43626.055358423-4435-31W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5581.40430.553265021-4834-33L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7161.538--59453028-4043-21L1Game Log
California Angels7163.5301.054953930-3741-26W1Game Log
Texas Rangers6665.5044.552750927-3839-27W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6372.4679.545053128-3935-33W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5876.43314.056559229-4129-35L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5677.42115.551261523-4133-36L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners5082.37921.052468420-4330-39W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies7160.542--57649027-3744-23L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6864.5153.552952629-3939-25W5Game Log
Chicago Cubs6765.5084.553857229-3938-26W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6273.45911.052349827-3935-34W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5876.43314.550054628-4030-36L2Game Log
New York Mets5380.39819.050055525-3928-41L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8054.597--60447836-3344-21W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants7856.5822.053747736-3342-23W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7361.5457.058458235-3138-30W2Game Log
San Diego Padres7066.51511.049850529-4041-26L1Game Log
Houston Astros6271.46617.551254219-4543-26L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5975.44021.050463424-4235-33L2Game Log

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