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Friday, April 28,1978

Friday, April 28,1978

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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 Apr 28,1978 Toronto Blue Jays  4  California Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dyar Miller Jesse Jefferson Dave LaRoche 16,575 2:55
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Baltimore Orioles  6  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dennis Martinez Pablo Torrealba Don Stanhouse 25,395 2:46
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Kansas City Royals  7  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Colborn Eduardo Rodriguez Marty Pattin 20,166 2:23
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 New York Yankees  3  Minnesota Twins  1  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Ed Figueroa Paul Thormodsgard -- 11,674 2:14
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Cleveland Indians  6  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Don Hood John Henry Johnson -- 5,513 2:30
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Detroit Tigers  5  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Jim Slaton Rick Honeycutt John Hiller 10,240 2:53
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Boston Red Sox  4  Texas Rangers  5  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Reggie Cleveland Bill Campbell -- 29,731 3:12
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Chicago Cubs  4  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bruce Sutter Dave Campbell Donnie Moore 10,045 3:16
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Montreal Expos  6  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome Ross Grimsley Joe Niekro -- 11,474 2:03
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Cincinnati Reds  5  New York Mets  1  box | pbp Shea Stadium Fred Norman Jerry Koosman Manny Sarmiento 15,842 2:39
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 San Diego Padres  2  Philadelphia Phillies  3  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Larry Christenson Bob Owchinko Ron Reed 26,872 2:11
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 San Francisco Giants  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium John Montefusco John Candelaria Gary Lavelle 7,881 2:37
1978 reg season Apr 28,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  7  St. Louis Cardinals  1  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Rick Rhoden Bob Forsch -- 23,823 2:33
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 16 12 4 .750 0.0 89 70 19 W1 7-2 5-2 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 2.0 114 93 21 L2 3-5 8-2 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 3.5 60 60 0 W3 4-5 5-3 3 6 12 -- Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 4.0 115 91 24 L1 3-8 6-1 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 4.5 83 72 11 W1 5-7 3-2 5 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 6.5 73 95 -22 L1 3-5 4-7 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 17 6 11 .353 6.5 67 101 -34 W1 2-6 4-5 7 12 23 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 19 14 5 .737 0.0 66 49 17 L2 6-2 8-3 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 17 12 5 .706 1.0 74 61 13 W1 6-3 6-2 2 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 19 13 6 .684 1.0 72 54 18 W2 5-2 8-4 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 6.0 61 81 -20 W4 1-6 6-4 4 9 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 6.5 68 74 -6 L1 1-6 5-4 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 22 7 15 .318 8.5 99 103 -4 L1 5-8 2-7 6 13 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 24 7 17 .292 9.5 80 117 -37 L2 4-8 3-9 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 0.0 75 70 5 W1 4-4 6-3 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 0.5 63 74 -11 W2 5-5 5-3 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 1.0 72 53 19 W1 3-4 5-3 3 5 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 1.0 74 81 -7 L1 4-5 5-3 4 6 11 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 2.5 52 60 -8 L5 5-4 4-7 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 4.0 85 89 -4 L1 3-6 4-6 6 11 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 18 13 5 .722 0.0 112 68 44 W5 7-2 6-3 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 19 12 7 .632 1.5 101 80 21 W1 6-4 6-3 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 4.0 63 62 1 W2 5-4 4-5 3 7 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 5.0 77 93 -16 L2 3-7 6-4 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 5.5 54 62 -8 L1 3-6 4-4 5 10 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 18 5 13 .278 8.0 47 83 -36 L2 2-7 3-6 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Roric Harrison Minnesota Twins Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Tim Nordbrook Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Toronto Blue Jays to Milwaukee Brewers for Tim Johnson
Tim Johnson Toronto Blue Jays Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Toronto Blue Jays for Tim Nordbrook
3 record(s)