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Saturday, September 30,1978

Saturday, September 30,1978

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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 1978-09-30 Toronto Blue Jays 1 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Dennis Eckersley Jesse Jefferson -- 32,659 2:09
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Chicago White Sox 6 California Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Lerrin LaGrow Dave LaRoche -- 16,919 3:00
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Baltimore Orioles 4 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Steve Baker Mike Flanagan John Hiller 13,919 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Minnesota Twins 7 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mike Marshall Randy McGilberry -- 29,089 3:13
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Cleveland Indians 0 New York Yankees 7 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Mike Paxton -- 55,219 2:14
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Milwaukee Brewers 8 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mike Caldwell John Henry Johnson Bill Castro 2,143 2:55
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Texas Rangers 4 Seattle Mariners 1 box | pbp Kingdome Jon Matlack Rick Jones -- 12,132 2:19
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 New York Mets 5 Chicago Cubs 7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Manny Seoane Dwight Bernard Ken Holtzman 16,504 2:51
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Atlanta Braves 0 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Fred Norman Phil Niekro -- 21,054 2:06
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 San Francisco Giants 4 Houston Astros 7 box | pbp Astrodome Tom Dixon Vida Blue Joe Sambito 10,182 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Philadelphia Phillies 10 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Randy Lerch Grant Jackson Ron Reed 28,905 3:00
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Tommy John Steve Mura -- 38,539 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-09-30 Montreal Expos 1 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Denny Dan Schatzeder -- 4,504 2:19
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 161 99 62 .615 0.0 728 569 159 W6 44-37 55-25 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 161 98 63 .609 1.0 787 652 135 W7 40-41 58-22 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 161 92 69 .571 7.0 795 650 145 W2 38-42 54-27 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 160 89 71 .556 9.5 655 631 24 L2 38-41 51-30 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 161 86 75 .534 13.0 712 649 63 W2 39-42 47-33 5 8 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 158 68 90 .430 29.5 630 692 -62 L6 26-54 42-36 6 11 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 160 59 101 .369 39.5 590 770 -180 L7 22-57 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 161 91 70 .565 0.0 742 634 108 L1 36-45 55-25 1 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 161 86 75 .534 5.0 683 628 55 W4 34-45 52-30 2 6 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 161 86 75 .534 5.0 686 662 24 L2 37-44 49-31 3 7 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 161 73 88 .453 18.0 666 677 -11 W1 35-45 38-43 4 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 160 71 89 .444 19.5 630 726 -96 W2 33-47 38-42 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 161 69 92 .429 22.0 532 681 -149 L2 31-51 38-41 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 159 56 103 .352 34.0 610 825 -215 L3 24-55 32-48 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 161 90 71 .559 0.0 705 581 124 W1 36-43 54-28 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 160 87 73 .544 2.5 679 634 45 L1 33-47 54-26 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 161 79 82 .491 11.0 661 719 -58 W2 35-45 44-37 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 161 75 86 .466 15.0 628 610 18 L1 34-47 41-39 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 161 69 92 .429 21.0 599 652 -53 W1 32-49 37-43 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 161 65 96 .404 25.0 602 687 -85 L2 32-49 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 161 95 66 .590 0.0 724 569 155 W1 41-39 54-27 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 160 91 69 .569 3.5 700 680 20 W6 43-38 48-31 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 161 89 72 .553 6.0 613 591 22 L1 39-41 50-31 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 161 83 78 .516 12.0 587 595 -8 L1 34-47 49-31 4 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 161 73 88 .453 22.0 602 634 -32 W1 24-57 49-31 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 161 69 92 .429 26.0 592 740 -148 L6 30-50 39-42 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)