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Baseball on Saturday, September 23, 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
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles3Box G1John Hiller (9-4)Don Stanhouse (6-8)NoneJohn Wockenfuss (37.9)
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles6Box G2Jim Palmer (20-12)Steve Baker (1-4)BAL  D DeCinces (25)  DET  S Kemp (15)Pat Kelly (12.9)
California Angels4Chicago White Sox5BoxLerrin LaGrow (5-5)Dyar Miller (6-2)CHA  E Soderholm (18)Chet Lemon (32.4)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians10BoxDavid Clyde (8-11)Jim Beattie (5-9)CLE  W Cage (4)Rick Manning (27.8)
Oakland Athletics4Milwaukee Brewers13BoxBill Travers (11-11)Mike Norris (0-5)MIL  L Hisle (33)  OAK  R Carty (30)Dick Davis (20.8)
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins1BoxPaul Splittorff (19-12)Roger Erickson (14-13)KCA  C Hurdle (7)  MIN  D Edwards (1)Pete LaCock (22.5)
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers7BoxDoyle Alexander (9-10)Paul Mitchell (8-14)SEA  L Roberts (21)  TEX  B Bonds (29), A Oliver (14)Mike Jorgensen (24.1)
Boston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxLuis Tiant (11-8)Jesse Jefferson (7-15)BOS  J Rice (43)Jack Brohamer (14.2)
Cincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves8BoxLarry McWilliams (9-2)Mike LaCoss (4-8)ATL  B Horner (22), G Hubbard (1), G Matthews (18)  CIN  G Foster (35)Bob Horner (29.2)
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt Hooton (19-9)Rollie Fingers (5-13)LAN  L Lacy (13)  SDN  G Richards (4), D Winfield (24)Lee Lacy (47.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos3BoxRoss Grimsley (19-10)Bert Blyleven (14-10)MON  A Dawson (24)Ross Grimsley (16.3)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets0Box G1Larry Christenson (12-14)Mike Bruhert (4-10)NoneGarry Maddox (24.2)
Philadelphia Phillies6New York Mets3Box G2Dick Ruthven (15-11)Dwight Bernard (1-3)NYN  L Randle (2)  PHI  R Hebner (17)Larry Bowa (44.2)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxGary Lavelle (13-10)Joaquin Andujar (5-7)NoneDarrell Evans (21.7)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJohn Denny (13-11)Rick Reuschel (14-14)NoneGarry Templeton (49.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees9362.600--70256543-3750-25L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox9263.5941.075264339-4153-22W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8967.5714.577563436-4053-27W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles8668.5586.563861538-3948-29W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers8372.53510.069862938-3945-33L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians6884.44723.562566926-4942-35W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5995.38333.558073522-5237-43L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals8867.568--71861436-4452-23W1Game Log
California Angels8273.5296.064963336-4446-29L1Game Log
Texas Rangers7974.5168.064060131-4548-29W4Game Log
Minnesota Twins7085.45218.064065133-4237-43L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6886.44219.559668531-4637-40W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6888.43620.551265630-4938-39L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners5596.36431.058978423-5132-45L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies8568.556--66955234-4151-27W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates8271.5363.064460633-4649-25L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7678.4949.563368334-4242-36L1Game Log
Montreal Expos7282.46813.560458632-4340-39W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6789.42919.558063631-4836-41W1Game Log
New York Mets6392.40623.058566131-4732-45L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers9362.600--69854740-3553-27W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds8569.5527.566866342-3843-31L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants8570.5488.059257538-4047-30W2Game Log
San Diego Padres8175.51912.558058133-4548-30L1Game Log
Houston Astros6985.44823.558061221-5548-30L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves6986.44524.058671730-4839-38W1Game Log

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