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Friday, May 12,1978

Friday, May 12,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 May 12,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  3  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Jerry Augustine Jim Willoughby 17,953 1:28
1978 reg season May 12,1978 California Angels  3  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paxton Nolan Ryan Jim Kern 6,401 2:25
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Oakland Athletics  10  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Elias Sosa John Hiller -- 18,367 3:06
1978 reg season May 12,1978 New York Yankees  3  Kansas City Royals  4  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Doug Bird Rich Gossage -- 33,061 2:26
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Baltimore Orioles  3  Texas Rangers  9  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jon Matlack Jim Palmer -- 30,803 2:53
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Seattle Mariners  3  Toronto Blue Jays  8  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jesse Jefferson Shane Rawley -- 11,518 2:33
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Chicago Cubs  9  Los Angeles Dodgers  7  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Donnie Moore Don Sutton Bruce Sutter 52,562 2:49
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Atlanta Braves  3  Montreal Expos  5  box | pbp Stade Olympique Ross Grimsley Rick Camp Stan Bahnsen 8,522 2:41
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Houston Astros  5  New York Mets  4  box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Dixon Skip Lockwood -- 8,649 4:21
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Cincinnati Reds  3  Philadelphia Phillies  0  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bill Bonham Randy Lerch Paul Moskau 38,179 2:18
1978 reg season May 12,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  San Diego Padres  6  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Lee Kent Tekulve Rollie Fingers 20,240 2:42
1978 reg season May 12,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  3  San Francisco Giants  9  box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue John Urrea -- 16,788 1:56
12 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 25 17 8 .680 0.0 134 102 32 L2 12-4 5-4 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 31 20 11 .645 0.0 178 136 42 W1 4-8 16-3 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 2.0 101 94 7 L1 5-7 11-4 3 5 6 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 5.0 120 121 -1 W3 7-12 6-2 4 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 6.5 150 136 14 L4 3-11 9-5 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 7.5 118 162 -44 L2 5-8 6-9 6 10 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 29 11 18 .379 8.0 109 144 -35 W3 4-11 7-7 7 11 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 29 20 9 .690 0.0 102 77 25 W1 7-4 13-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 1.5 124 95 29 L1 6-3 12-7 2 4 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 3.5 121 115 6 W1 7-10 9-2 3 6 9 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.5 102 104 -2 W3 5-8 9-4 4 7 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 25 9 16 .360 9.0 97 113 -16 W2 2-10 7-6 5 12 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 34 11 23 .324 11.5 122 166 -44 L3 4-11 7-12 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 31 10 21 .323 11.0 141 154 -13 L2 7-13 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 26 16 10 .615 0.0 137 93 44 L1 4-5 12-5 1 1 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 1.5 133 117 16 W1 8-8 8-5 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 2.5 104 121 -17 W2 9-7 6-7 3 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 3.5 120 132 -12 L2 5-8 9-7 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 4.5 122 118 4 L1 5-8 9-9 5 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 5.5 116 133 -17 L1 9-10 5-9 6 10 19 -- 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 San Francisco Giants franchise | log 29 17 12 .586 0.0 101 95 6 W2 10-6 7-6 1 2 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 0.0 163 148 15 W1 8-6 10-7 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 0.5 157 113 44 L3 10-7 7-6 3 4 10 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 4.5 98 121 -23 W1 5-11 7-5 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 5.0 94 119 -25 W1 6-11 6-6 5 11 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 5.5 89 124 -35 L2 2-8 9-9 6 12 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Don Reynolds San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bill Travers Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)