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Monday, August 28,1978

Monday, August 28,1978

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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 1978-08-28 Oakland Athletics 3 Baltimore Orioles 7 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Bob Lacey -- 6,000 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Seattle Mariners 9 Boston Red Sox 10 box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Enrique Romo -- 24,301 3:01
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Milwaukee Brewers 10 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jerry Augustine Dave Rozema -- 23,037 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Chicago White Sox 2 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Al Hrabosky Ken Kravec -- 27,562 2:32
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 California Angels 1 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Frank Tanana Rich Gossage 22,481 2:43
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Texas Rangers 11 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Tom Underwood Len Barker 7,400 2:38
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Chicago Cubs 3 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Donnie Moore Gene Garber 4,007 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field John Candelaria Fred Norman Ed Whitson 23,612 2:32
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Montreal Expos 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Burt Hooton Steve Rogers -- 30,984 2:02
1978 reg season 1978-08-28 Philadelphia Phillies 6 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jim Kaat Randy Jones -- 33,768 2:06
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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.
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 129 82 47 .636 0.0 657 512 145 W4 33-33 49-14 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 128 74 54 .578 7.5 562 474 88 W4 33-33 41-21 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 130 74 56 .569 8.5 659 540 119 W1 28-34 46-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 130 72 58 .554 10.5 598 515 83 L1 32-32 40-26 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 11.0 520 542 -22 W7 34-35 37-23 5 5 7 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 26.0 537 570 -33 L2 22-44 34-29 6 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 132 53 79 .402 30.5 516 635 -119 L2 19-47 34-32 7 13 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 0.0 577 515 62 W2 28-40 42-19 1 6 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 132 70 62 .530 1.5 540 531 9 L4 29-36 41-26 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 5.0 521 501 20 W1 26-38 39-26 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 10.0 443 524 -81 L8 27-38 35-33 4 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 131 57 74 .435 14.0 558 583 -25 W1 28-40 29-34 5 10 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 55 74 .426 15.0 500 588 -88 L1 22-38 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 130 49 81 .377 21.5 516 674 -158 L4 19-42 30-39 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 128 69 59 .539 0.0 558 476 82 W3 25-36 44-23 1 4 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 129 66 63 .512 3.5 519 551 -32 L1 29-37 37-26 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 4.5 513 523 -10 W2 28-39 37-25 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 131 61 70 .466 9.5 515 482 33 L2 26-36 35-34 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 130 57 73 .438 13.0 485 522 -37 W4 27-39 30-34 5 11 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 52 78 .400 18.0 487 545 -58 L2 24-37 28-41 6 12 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 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 131 77 54 .588 0.0 592 471 121 W1 36-33 41-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 131 76 55 .580 1.0 527 464 63 W1 36-33 40-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 131 71 60 .542 6.0 568 569 -1 L5 33-31 38-29 3 3 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 132 69 63 .523 8.5 480 486 -6 L1 29-40 40-23 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 130 61 69 .469 15.5 493 521 -28 L1 19-44 42-25 5 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 130 57 73 .438 19.5 491 618 -127 W1 24-40 33-33 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)