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Sunday, May 21,1978

Sunday, May 21,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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  • 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
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  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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 21,1978 Baltimore Orioles  3  Cleveland Indians  0  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Scott McGregor Rick Waits -- 0 2:01
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Baltimore Orioles  2  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium David Clyde Nelson Briles Dennis Kinney 23,206 2:35
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Boston Red Sox  1  Detroit Tigers  2  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Milt Wilcox Bill Lee -- 0 2:27
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Boston Red Sox  9  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Luis Tiant Dave Rozema -- 52,368 2:53
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Minnesota Twins  3  Kansas City Royals  2  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Gary Serum Paul Splittorff Mike Marshall 29,079 2:12
1978 reg season May 21,1978 California Angels  1  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Lary Sorensen Dave LaRoche -- 42,376 2:18
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Chicago White Sox  6  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve Stone Bob Lacey Jim Willoughby 0 2:40
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Chicago White Sox  0  Oakland Athletics  8  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis John Henry Johnson Francisco Barrios -- 8,426 2:17
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Texas Rangers  5  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Doyle Alexander Enrique Romo Reggie Cleveland 28,689 2:40
1978 reg season May 21,1978 New York Yankees  2  Toronto Blue Jays  1  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Ed Figueroa Tom Underwood Rich Gossage 0 2:18
1978 reg season May 21,1978 New York Yankees  9  Toronto Blue Jays  1  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Ken Clay Jerry Garvin -- 41,308 2:14
1978 reg season May 21,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Mark Littell Bruce Sutter 31,557 2:06
1978 reg season May 21,1978 San Diego Padres  7  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Bob Shirley Manny Sarmiento -- 0 2:40
1978 reg season May 21,1978 San Diego Padres  0  Cincinnati Reds  1  box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver John D'Acquisto Doug Bair 38,295 2:19
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Atlanta Braves  6  Houston Astros  4  box | pbp Astrodome Phil Niekro Mark Lemongello Adrian Devine 11,715 2:17
1978 reg season May 21,1978 San Francisco Giants  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  4  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Burt Hooton Bob Knepper Terry Forster 49,354 2:10
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  7  Montreal Expos  0  box | pbp Stade Olympique John Candelaria Ross Grimsley Kent Tekulve 20,016 2:20
1978 reg season May 21,1978 Philadelphia Phillies  5  New York Mets  6  box | pbp Shea Stadium Skip Lockwood Tug McGraw -- 18,183 2:28
18 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 35 23 12 .657 0.0 188 141 47 L1 13-5 10-7 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 39 25 14 .641 0.0 213 162 51 W1 9-11 16-3 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 37 23 14 .622 1.0 166 133 33 W2 12-10 11-4 3 3 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 6.0 149 152 -3 W1 7-12 11-7 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 6.0 191 176 15 W2 6-12 12-7 5 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 8.0 150 196 -46 L1 9-12 7-9 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 37 14 23 .378 10.0 148 198 -50 L2 4-12 10-11 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 39 24 15 .615 0.0 133 124 9 W1 9-8 15-7 1 4 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 37 21 16 .568 2.0 166 138 28 L2 9-9 12-7 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 3.5 155 152 3 L1 7-10 12-7 3 7 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 3.5 143 148 -5 W1 7-10 12-7 4 6 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 39 15 24 .385 9.0 181 188 -7 W1 10-14 5-10 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 35 12 23 .343 10.0 135 167 -32 L1 4-12 8-11 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 41 14 27 .341 11.0 154 197 -43 L1 5-13 9-14 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 35 19 16 .543 0.0 174 133 41 L1 6-10 13-6 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 0.5 143 152 -9 W3 10-10 9-7 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 2.0 148 149 -1 L4 8-8 10-11 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 2.0 153 161 -8 W3 9-12 9-7 4 8 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 3.5 146 167 -21 W1 9-10 9-12 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 14 26 .350 7.5 151 169 -18 L10 5-17 9-9 6 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 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 37 23 14 .622 0.0 143 130 13 L2 11-8 12-6 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 38 23 15 .605 0.5 203 147 56 W2 10-7 13-8 2 2 6 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 0.5 200 182 18 W1 11-8 13-8 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 4.5 146 141 5 L1 6-11 12-7 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 38 17 21 .447 6.5 132 152 -20 L1 7-14 10-7 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 36 14 22 .389 8.5 107 163 -56 W1 5-13 9-9 6 11 21 -- dnq
26 record(s)