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Baseball on Friday, September 08, 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
New York Yankees13Boston Red Sox2BoxJim Beattie (4-7)Jim Wright (8-3)NYA  R Jackson (21), L Piniella (5)Bucky Dent (10.5)
Kansas City Royals9California Angels7BoxDoug Bird (5-6)Dave LaRoche (9-7)CAL  L Bostock (5)  KCA  H McRae (15), D Porter (16)Darrell Porter (40.3)
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox3BoxRich Wortham (2-2)Jim Colborn (4-11)CHA  G Pryor 2 (2)Greg Pryor (27.5)
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers6BoxJim Slaton (15-10)David Clyde (6-10)NoneAlan Trammell (32.1)
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins0BoxAndy Replogle (8-2)Gary Serum (8-7)MIL  L Hisle (30)Sixto Lezcano (14.9)
Texas Rangers4Oakland Athletics11BoxAlan Wirth (3-4)Jon Matlack (12-13)OAK  M Page (14)  TEX  R Zisk (18)Rico Carty (46.5)
Baltimore Orioles5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxNelson Briles (4-4)Tom Underwood (6-13)TOR  D Ault (2), D McKay (6)Rich Dauer (46.2)
San Francisco Giants8Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn Montefusco (11-6)Eddie Solomon (4-5)ATL  J Nolan (4)  SFN  D Evans (18), B Madlock 2 (14)Bill Madlock (30.4)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds2BoxGaylord Perry (17-6)Mike LaCoss (3-7)SDN  J Turner (7)Dan Driessen (25.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros5BoxKen Forsch (9-5)Bob Welch (5-3)NoneDave Bergman (13.3)
Chicago Cubs4Montreal Expos2BoxBruce Sutter (8-7)Mike Garman (4-7)NoneRodney Scott (70.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets3BoxDale Murray (8-5)Bert Blyleven (12-9)NoneWillie Montanez (20.8)
St. Louis Cardinals0Philadelphia Phillies1Box G1Dick Ruthven (13-10)Tom Bruno (4-2)NoneRichie Hebner (12.3)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies2Box G2Ron Reed (2-2)Dan O'Brien (0-1)SLN  J Morales (4)Mike Schmidt (15.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox8654.614--70157734-3552-19L2Game Log
New York Yankees8456.6002.064050637-3347-23W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8160.5745.571257532-3649-24W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7962.5607.557057635-3544-27W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7664.54310.063056534-3742-27W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6079.43225.557461425-4835-31L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5687.39231.554868221-4835-39L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7761.558--63655332-4045-21W6Game Log
California Angels7566.5323.558358232-3743-29L1Game Log
Texas Rangers6870.4939.057355629-4339-27L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6576.46113.548256829-4036-36W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6279.44016.558860829-4133-38L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6081.42618.553263926-4434-37W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5286.37725.054070822-4730-39L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies7763.550--61050831-4046-23W5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7466.5293.057154530-4144-25L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs7071.4967.557462030-3940-32W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6775.47211.056153131-3936-36L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6181.43017.052557728-4233-39L2Game Log
New York Mets5785.40121.053360228-4429-41W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8457.596--63250637-3447-23L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants8160.5743.056450837-3644-24W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7664.5437.560860637-3339-31L1Game Log
San Diego Padres7369.51411.551953132-4241-27W1Game Log
Houston Astros6575.46418.553756520-4745-28W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6180.43323.053667124-4437-36L1Game Log

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