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Thursday, September 28,1978

Thursday, September 28,1978

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • 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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Cleveland Indians 2 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Don Hood Don Stanhouse 5,143 1:53
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Detroit Tigers 0 Boston Red Sox 1 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Kip Young -- 26,774 2:21
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Chicago White Sox 7 California Angels 11 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Ken Brett Rich Hinton Dyar Miller 11,659 2:43
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Toronto Blue Jays 1 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Balor Moore -- 30,480 2:10
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Texas Rangers 4 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Jim Umbarger Shane Rawley -- 4,768 2:28
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Houston Astros 4 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium J.R. Richard Larry McWilliams Ken Forsch 2,560 2:14
1978 reg season 1978-09-28 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Tomlin Lance Rautzhan -- 25,314 2:49
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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 New York Yankees franchise | log 159 97 62 .610 0.0 718 568 150 W4 44-37 53-25 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 159 96 63 .604 1.0 771 651 120 W5 40-41 56-22 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 159 90 69 .566 7.0 784 644 140 L2 36-42 54-27 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 158 89 69 .563 7.5 649 623 26 W3 38-39 51-30 4 5 7 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 159 84 75 .528 13.0 704 643 61 L3 39-42 45-33 5 7 13 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 156 68 88 .436 27.5 629 682 -53 L4 26-52 42-36 6 11 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 158 59 99 .373 37.5 589 754 -165 L5 22-55 37-44 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 159 90 69 .566 0.0 735 627 108 L1 36-45 54-24 1 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 159 86 73 .541 4.0 675 647 28 W4 37-44 49-29 2 6 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 159 84 75 .528 6.0 668 623 45 W2 32-45 52-30 3 8 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 159 72 87 .453 18.0 659 670 -11 L1 34-44 38-43 4 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 158 69 89 .437 20.5 615 715 -100 L2 31-47 38-42 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 159 69 90 .434 21.0 526 670 -144 W1 31-51 38-39 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 157 56 101 .357 33.0 605 810 -205 L1 24-55 32-46 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 158 89 69 .563 0.0 690 566 124 W1 35-41 54-28 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 157 85 72 .541 3.5 664 619 45 W3 33-47 52-25 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 158 77 81 .487 12.0 647 707 -60 L3 35-45 42-36 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 159 74 85 .465 15.5 620 599 21 L1 33-46 41-39 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 159 68 91 .428 21.5 588 644 -56 L1 32-49 36-42 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 158 64 94 .405 25.0 590 673 -83 W1 31-47 33-47 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 159 94 65 .591 0.0 716 566 150 L3 40-38 54-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 158 89 69 .563 4.5 689 678 11 W4 43-38 46-31 2 2 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 159 88 71 .553 6.0 607 583 24 W1 38-40 50-31 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 159 82 77 .516 12.0 584 587 -3 L1 34-47 48-30 4 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 159 72 87 .453 22.0 594 628 -34 W3 24-57 48-30 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 159 69 90 .434 25.0 590 729 -139 L4 30-48 39-42 6 10 21 -- dnq
26 record(s)