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Friday, September 1,1978

Friday, September 1,1978

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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Chicago White Sox  0 Baltimore Orioles  3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Steve Stone Don Stanhouse 0 2:16
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Chicago White Sox  3 Baltimore Orioles  9 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Sammy Stewart Ross Baumgarten Joe Kerrigan 6,614 2:23
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Oakland Athletics  5 Boston Red Sox  1 box | pbp Fenway Park Matt Keough Luis Tiant -- 30,156 2:59
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Detroit Tigers  6 Kansas City Royals  2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jack Billingham Dennis Leonard -- 32,329 2:26
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Texas Rangers  5 Milwaukee Brewers  4 box | pbp County Stadium Fergie Jenkins Lary Sorensen Reggie Cleveland 13,648 2:10
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Cleveland Indians  4 Minnesota Twins  1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium David Clyde Roger Erickson Dan Spillner 4,917 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Seattle Mariners  3 New York Yankees  0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Paul Mitchell Catfish Hunter -- 20,167 2:03
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 California Angels  6 Toronto Blue Jays  4 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Paul Hartzell Jesse Jefferson Dave LaRoche 16,757 2:06
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Houston Astros  11 Chicago Cubs  14 box | pbp Wrigley Field Guillermo Hernandez Joe Sambito Bruce Sutter 16,117 3:33
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 New York Mets  3 Los Angeles Dodgers  4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Terry Forster Kevin Kobel -- 33,292 3:00
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Atlanta Braves  3 Pittsburgh Pirates  8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Don Robinson Phil Niekro Kent Tekulve 0 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Atlanta Braves  0 Pittsburgh Pirates  3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bruce Kison Mickey Mahler Kent Tekulve 14,306 2:12
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Montreal Expos  3 San Diego Padres  2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mike Garman Randy Jones -- 14,346 2:46
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Philadelphia Phillies  3 San Francisco Giants  4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Gary Lavelle Steve Carlton -- 16,413 1:40
1978 reg season 1978-09-01 Cincinnati Reds  5 St. Louis Cardinals  2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Paul Moskau John Denny Doug Bair 17,257 2:32
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 133 84 49 .632 0.0 676 530 146 L2 33-33 51-16 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 132 77 55 .583 6.5 577 486 91 L1 35-33 42-22 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 134 76 58 .567 8.5 676 557 119 L2 30-35 46-23 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 133 74 59 .556 10.0 609 523 86 W1 33-32 41-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 134 74 60 .552 10.5 544 558 -14 W2 34-35 40-25 5 5 7 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 133 58 75 .436 26.0 553 584 -31 W2 23-44 35-31 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 136 55 81 .404 30.5 532 650 -118 L1 21-48 34-33 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 132 71 61 .538 0.0 594 530 64 L1 28-40 43-21 1 6 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 134 71 63 .530 1.0 549 539 10 W1 30-37 41-26 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 131 66 65 .504 4.5 527 509 18 W1 27-38 39-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 135 63 72 .467 9.5 450 531 -81 W1 28-39 35-33 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 134 58 76 .433 14.0 565 592 -27 L1 29-41 29-35 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 133 56 77 .421 15.5 512 615 -103 L3 23-41 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 132 50 82 .379 21.0 524 684 -160 W1 20-43 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 131 71 60 .542 0.0 576 490 86 L1 27-37 44-23 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 132 68 64 .515 3.5 529 526 3 W5 29-39 39-25 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 132 67 65 .508 4.5 538 572 -34 W1 29-39 38-26 3 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 135 62 73 .459 11.0 523 498 25 W1 27-39 35-34 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 134 58 76 .433 14.5 500 546 -46 L2 28-40 30-36 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 133 53 80 .398 19.0 500 555 -55 L1 25-39 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 134 80 54 .597 0.0 604 478 126 W4 36-33 44-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 134 78 56 .582 2.0 537 477 60 W1 36-33 42-23 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 134 73 61 .545 7.0 584 582 2 W2 35-31 38-30 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 136 70 66 .515 11.0 498 505 -7 L1 29-40 41-26 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 17.5 512 542 -30 L2 19-45 43-26 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 134 59 75 .440 21.0 504 634 -130 L2 24-42 35-33 6 10 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • 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
Matt Alexander Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Larry Haney Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed contract with Brewers
Cookie Rojas Chicago Cubs Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Al Bumbry Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Wayne Nordhagen Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Sandy Alomar Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Larry Cox Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
Adrian Devine Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Andy Etchebarren Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ron Jackson California Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tom Johnson Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mickey Klutts New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jeff Newman Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bobby Thompson Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
14 record(s)