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Baseball on Tuesday, September 05, 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
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim Palmer (18-12)Bobby Sprowl (0-1)BAL  L May (22)Lee May (37.6)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins3BoxSteve Trout (1-0)Roger Erickson (13-10)CHA  C Washington (4)Bombo Rivera (38.4)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees4BoxDick Tidrow (7-9)Kip Young (5-5)DET  P Mankowski (4)  NYA  R White (8)Roy White (35.0)
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics0BoxDennis Leonard (16-16)Steve Renko (6-10)NoneFrank White (36.0)
Cleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxRick Waits (11-13)Don Kirkwood (3-3)CLE  A Thornton (29)  TOR  O Velez (8)Jim Norris (13.9)
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves8BoxPhil Niekro (17-15)Eric Rasmussen (14-11)ATL  J Burroughs (21), R Gilbreath (3), D Murphy (22)Rod Gilbreath (16.9)
Montreal Expos10Chicago Cubs8BoxWayne Twitchell (4-12)Bruce Sutter (7-7)CHN  D Kingman (25)  MON  L Parrish (15), E Valentine (22)Dave Cash (32.3)
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros3BoxJ.R. Richard (15-11)Tom Seaver (12-14)NoneJose Cruz (38.5)
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJerry Reuss (2-2)Jerry Koosman (3-15)NoneOmar Moreno (20.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox8552.620--69454933-3552-17L2Game Log
New York Yankees8156.5914.060449935-3346-23W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7959.5726.569857030-3549-24W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7861.5618.056557034-3544-26W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers7563.54310.562255434-3641-27L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6078.43525.557160825-4735-31W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5585.39331.553966621-4834-37L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7561.551--61653830-4045-21W4Game Log
California Angels7463.5401.556254732-3742-26W4Game Log
Texas Rangers6668.4938.054353127-4139-27L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics6475.46012.546355329-4035-35L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins6277.44614.558860429-4133-36L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5880.42018.052563225-4433-36W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5185.37524.053370221-4630-39L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies7363.537--59450329-4044-23W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7364.5330.556153629-3944-25W10Game Log
Chicago Cubs6969.5005.056660529-3940-30L3Game Log
Montreal Expos6673.4758.554751631-3935-34W5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6078.43514.051856628-4032-38L1Game Log
New York Mets5584.39619.551958827-4328-41L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8256.594--62049736-3346-23W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants8058.5802.054948836-3444-24L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7563.5437.060060137-3338-30L1Game Log
San Diego Padres7168.51111.550952030-4141-27L1Game Log
Houston Astros6474.46418.053056220-4744-27W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6078.43522.052265324-4436-34W1Game Log

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