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Wednesday, September 6,1978

Wednesday, September 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 1978-09-06 Boston Red Sox 2 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Luis Tiant Dennis Martinez -- 11,251 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Texas Rangers 11 California Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Steve Comer Nolan Ryan -- 0 2:57
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Texas Rangers 9 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Fergie Jenkins Paul Hartzell -- 19,115 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Chicago White Sox 1 Minnesota Twins 0 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Ken Kravec Dave Goltz -- 3,648 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Detroit Tigers 2 New York Yankees 8 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Jack Billingham -- 24,452 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Kansas City Royals 11 Oakland Athletics 8 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Al Hrabosky Dave Heaverlo Marty Pattin 1,350 4:05
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Toronto Blue Jays 0 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Lary Sorensen Jesse Jefferson -- 21,390 1:48
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 San Diego Padres 5 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mark Lee Gene Garber Rollie Fingers 1,519 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Philadelphia Phillies 8 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Carlton Rick Reuschel -- 14,269 2:31
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 San Francisco Giants 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 9 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Doug Rau Jim Barr -- 27,211 2:39
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 New York Mets 2 Montreal Expos 8 box | pbp Stade Olympique Ross Grimsley Mike Bruhert -- 7,894 1:52
1978 reg season 1978-09-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Don Robinson John Denny -- 7,945 2:04
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 138 86 52 .623 0.0 696 549 147 W1 34-35 52-17 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 138 82 56 .594 4.0 612 501 111 W2 35-33 47-23 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 139 80 59 .576 6.5 705 570 135 W2 31-35 49-24 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 140 78 62 .557 9.0 565 572 -7 L1 34-35 44-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 139 75 64 .540 11.5 624 562 62 L2 34-37 41-27 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 26.0 571 608 -37 W2 25-47 35-31 6 11 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 141 55 86 .390 32.5 539 673 -134 L6 21-48 34-38 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 137 76 61 .555 0.0 627 546 81 W5 31-40 45-21 1 5 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 139 74 65 .532 3.0 569 567 2 L2 32-37 42-28 2 7 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 136 68 68 .500 7.5 563 538 25 W2 29-41 39-27 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 140 64 76 .457 13.5 471 564 -93 L4 29-40 35-36 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 140 62 78 .443 15.5 588 605 -17 L2 29-41 33-37 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 139 59 80 .424 18.0 526 632 -106 W2 26-44 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 136 51 85 .375 24.5 533 702 -169 L1 21-46 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 137 74 63 .540 0.0 602 504 98 W2 30-40 44-23 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 138 74 64 .536 0.5 565 537 28 W11 30-39 44-25 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 139 69 70 .496 6.0 567 613 -46 L4 29-39 40-31 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 140 67 73 .479 8.5 555 518 37 W6 31-39 36-34 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 139 60 79 .432 15.0 519 570 -51 L2 28-40 32-39 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 140 55 85 .393 20.5 521 596 -75 L4 27-44 28-41 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 139 83 56 .597 0.0 629 499 130 W2 36-33 47-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 139 80 59 .576 3.0 551 497 54 L2 36-35 44-24 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 138 75 63 .543 7.5 600 601 -1 L1 37-33 38-30 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 140 72 68 .514 11.5 514 523 -9 W1 31-41 41-27 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 138 64 74 .464 18.5 530 562 -32 W1 20-47 44-27 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 139 60 79 .432 23.0 525 658 -133 L1 24-44 36-35 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)