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Sunday, August 6,1978

Sunday, August 6,1978

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Minnesota Twins 3 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave LaRoche Mike Marshall -- 17,628 3:14
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Chicago White Sox 0 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Slaton Ken Kravec -- 27,504 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Kansas City Royals 12 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rich Gale Balor Moore -- 35,404 2:22
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Boston Red Sox 4 Milwaukee Brewers 0 box | pbp County Stadium Luis Tiant Bill Travers -- 48,444 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Baltimore Orioles 0 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Catfish Hunter Jim Palmer -- 40,765 2:03
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Seattle Mariners 3 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Langford Shane Rawley -- 0 2:10
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Seattle Mariners 3 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Bob Lacey Enrique Romo -- 4,898 2:26
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Cleveland Indians 2 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jon Matlack Rick Waits -- 15,004 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Houston Astros 2 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Larry McWilliams J.R. Richard Gene Garber 8,551 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Montreal Expos 2 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Rogers Dennis Lamp Darold Knowles 0 2:23
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Montreal Expos 3 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Lynn McGlothen Mike Garman Bruce Sutter 39,234 2:55
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 San Diego Padres 1 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Fred Norman Randy Jones Doug Bair 39,263 1:58
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Philadelphia Phillies 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dick Ruthven Bert Blyleven -- 0 2:21
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Steve Carlton Jim Bibby -- 31,141 2:07
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Burt Hooton Bob Knepper -- 54,723 2:06
1978 reg season 1978-08-06 New York Mets 1 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Silvio Martinez Jerry Koosman Roy Thomas 17,198 2:11
16 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 109 69 40 .633 0.0 555 424 131 W2 29-29 40-11 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 61 46 .570 7.0 547 448 99 L2 24-26 37-20 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 110 61 49 .555 8.5 479 427 52 W2 27-28 34-21 3 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 109 60 49 .550 9.0 440 488 -48 L2 30-29 30-20 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 109 60 49 .550 9.0 494 430 64 W5 27-29 33-20 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 17.5 453 458 -5 L3 19-35 32-22 6 10 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 109 40 69 .367 29.0 427 539 -112 L2 16-39 24-30 7 13 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 107 60 47 .561 0.0 496 422 74 W2 22-30 38-17 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 113 61 52 .540 2.0 474 460 14 W2 25-29 36-23 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 113 59 54 .522 4.0 395 422 -27 W2 26-30 33-24 3 8 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 108 52 56 .481 8.5 432 436 -4 W3 18-33 34-23 4 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 108 46 62 .426 14.5 468 489 -21 L2 26-37 20-25 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 45 63 .417 15.5 427 500 -73 L4 17-31 28-32 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 112 40 72 .357 22.5 444 588 -144 L2 17-37 23-35 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 106 59 47 .557 0.0 455 390 65 W2 21-31 38-16 1 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 4.5 433 460 -27 W1 25-31 31-22 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 106 50 56 .472 9.0 402 427 -25 L2 21-32 29-24 3 7 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 113 53 60 .469 9.5 468 418 50 L1 24-33 29-27 4 8 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 112 47 65 .420 15.0 436 471 -35 L2 21-34 26-31 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 110 42 68 .382 19.0 369 448 -79 W2 19-38 23-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 65 45 .591 0.0 486 454 32 W2 29-24 36-21 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 112 66 46 .589 0.0 455 394 61 L2 29-27 37-19 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 111 63 48 .568 2.5 503 403 100 W2 30-31 33-17 3 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 111 57 54 .514 8.5 406 426 -20 L2 22-35 35-19 4 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 110 51 59 .464 14.0 416 503 -87 W1 19-32 32-27 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 110 51 59 .464 14.0 415 450 -35 L1 16-36 35-23 6 9 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Larry Anderson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs to Philadelphia Phillies for Davey Johnson
Davey Johnson Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Philadelphia Phillies to Chicago Cubs for Larry Anderson
2 record(s)