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Baseball on Saturday, September 16, 1978


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles11BoxDennis Martinez (14-11)Jesse Jefferson (7-14)BAL  P Kelly (9), L May (24)Ken Singleton (22.4)
Detroit Tigers10Cleveland Indians4BoxMilt Wilcox (13-10)Rick Waits (12-14)CLE  R Pruitt (5)Ron LeFlore (20.4)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals3BoxDyar Miller (6-1)Al Hrabosky (8-7)CAL  C Lansford (6)  KCA  F White (5)Carney Lansford (65.5)
Minnesota Twins5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDave Goltz (13-10)Lary Sorensen (17-11)NoneRoy Smalley (11.8)
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxCatfish Hunter (10-5)Mike Torrez (15-11)BOS  J Rice (41)  NYA  R Jackson (23)Mickey Rivers (25.8)
Chicago White Sox9Seattle Mariners1BoxFrancisco Barrios (9-13)Glenn Abbott (7-12)CHA  B Molinaro (6)Harry Chappas (16.3)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers8BoxFergie Jenkins (16-8)Matt Keough (8-13)OAK  M Page (15)Jim Sundberg (21.8)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs1BoxJohn Denny (12-11)Dennis Lamp (7-14)SLN  G Hendrick (20)Mike Phillips (34.4)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDoug Rau (15-8)Larry McWilliams (8-2)NoneSteve Garvey (16.4)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSteve Carlton (15-12)Dwight Bernard (1-2)NYN  J Stearns (15)  PHI  G Luzinski (31), M Schmidt (20)John Stearns (19.4)
Montreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxDon Robinson (13-6)Ross Grimsley (18-10)MON  W Cromartie (8), T Perez (13)Willie Stargell (17.2)
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres2BoxGaylord Perry (19-6)Joe Sambito (4-9)NoneJerry Turner (49.2)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants3BoxGary Lavelle (12-10)Doug Bair (7-6)CIN  G Foster (33)Mike Ivie (27.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees9057.612--67652441-3449-23W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox8761.5883.571861134-3953-22L5Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8564.5706.074261034-3851-26L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles8365.5617.560859837-3846-27W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers8067.54410.066259336-3744-30W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6483.43526.060064926-4938-34L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5791.38533.556371222-5135-40L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals8265.558--67858432-4350-22L1Game Log
California Angels8070.5333.563461034-4146-29W1Game Log
Texas Rangers7473.5038.061058830-4444-29W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6681.44916.061062432-4234-39W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6783.44716.549461930-4637-37L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6583.43917.557066229-4436-39W4Game Log
Seattle Mariners5491.37227.056874923-4831-43L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies8266.554--65654031-4051-26W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7969.5343.062158231-4448-25W5Game Log
Chicago Cubs7375.4939.060565733-4140-34L4Game Log
Montreal Expos7080.46713.059157332-4238-38L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6486.42719.055361431-4733-39W2Game Log
New York Mets6188.40921.556863729-4532-43L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers9158.611--67752140-3551-23W7Game Log
San Francisco Giants8267.5509.057855437-3845-29W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds8167.5479.564663938-3643-31L1Game Log
San Diego Padres7773.51314.555056432-4445-29W1Game Log
Houston Astros6880.45922.557159821-5247-28L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6584.43626.056570227-4738-37L2Game Log


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