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Friday, May 5,1978

Friday, May 5,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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  • 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 score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Minnesota Twins  1  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Geoff Zahn -- 3,897 1:57
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Cleveland Indians  0  California Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Rick Wise -- 17,437 2:27
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Kansas City Royals  0  Milwaukee Brewers  9  box | pbp County Stadium Mike Caldwell Jim Colborn -- 10,435 2:24
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Texas Rangers  2  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Jon Matlack Rich Gossage 17,285 2:37
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Detroit Tigers  1  Oakland Athletics  5  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis John Henry Johnson Jack Billingham -- 14,612 2:03
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Toronto Blue Jays  1  Seattle Mariners  9  box | pbp Kingdome Rick Honeycutt Jesse Jefferson -- 4,824 2:24
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Houston Astros  2  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tommy Boggs Joe Niekro Eddie Solomon 5,699 2:29
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Montreal Expos  4  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Cinergy Field Steve Rogers Tom Hume -- 37,823 2:28
1978 reg season May 5,1978 New York Mets  4  Philadelphia Phillies  9  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim Lonborg Nino Espinosa Tug McGraw 22,116 2:45
1978 reg season May 5,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  7  Pittsburgh Pirates  2  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Burt Hooton Bert Blyleven -- 7,580 2:24
1978 reg season May 5,1978 San Diego Padres  2  St. Louis Cardinals  1  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Randy Jones John Urrea Rollie Fingers 7,831 2:10
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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 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 21 15 6 .714 0.0 115 85 30 L1 10-4 5-2 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 2.0 87 78 9 W5 5-6 9-3 2 5 6 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 2.5 145 118 27 W2 3-7 11-3 3 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 5.0 133 110 23 W2 3-10 8-2 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 5.5 99 90 9 L1 7-10 3-2 5 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 6.0 92 123 -31 W1 5-7 5-6 6 10 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 24 8 16 .333 8.5 87 125 -38 L3 4-9 4-7 7 12 24 -- 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 24 19 5 .792 0.0 91 56 35 W5 6-2 13-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 24 15 9 .625 4.0 91 80 11 W1 5-2 10-7 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 4.5 99 90 9 L4 6-7 8-2 3 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 7.5 71 89 -18 L1 2-7 8-4 4 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 20 7 13 .350 10.0 82 94 -12 L1 2-7 5-6 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 29 9 20 .310 12.5 99 140 -41 W1 4-8 5-12 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 27 8 19 .296 12.5 115 128 -13 L4 5-11 3-8 7 14 26 -- 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 21 13 8 .619 0.0 92 80 12 W3 6-5 7-3 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 20 12 8 .600 0.5 114 76 38 W1 4-5 8-3 2 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 2.0 81 101 -20 L2 6-6 6-5 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 3.0 98 110 -12 L3 4-5 7-7 4 7 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 4.5 86 100 -14 L1 6-7 5-8 5 9 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 5.0 101 97 4 L2 3-6 7-9 6 11 21 -- 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 24 16 8 .667 0.0 136 86 50 W3 10-5 6-3 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 2.0 135 112 23 L1 7-5 7-5 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 3.5 78 81 -3 W1 8-6 4-5 3 6 12 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 5.5 75 94 -19 W3 6-9 4-4 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 6.0 86 111 -25 L3 3-9 7-5 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 24 9 15 .375 7.0 75 109 -34 W1 2-7 7-8 6 12 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)