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Tuesday, June 6,1978

Tuesday, June 6,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 Jun 6,1978 Baltimore Orioles  8  California Angels  6  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dennis Martinez Nolan Ryan Don Stanhouse 15,864 3:18
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Chicago White Sox  3  Cleveland Indians  0  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Francisco Barrios Sid Monge -- 4,417 2:11
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Detroit Tigers  1  Milwaukee Brewers  5  box | pbp County Stadium Lary Sorensen Milt Wilcox -- 13,022 1:58
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Boston Red Sox  1  Oakland Athletics  7  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve Renko Bill Lee -- 7,914 2:28
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 New York Yankees  3  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Shane Rawley Rich Gossage -- 12,638 2:31
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Kansas City Royals  1  Texas Rangers  2  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Dennis Leonard -- 23,880 1:54
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Houston Astros  4  Chicago Cubs  9  box | pbp Wrigley Field Dave Roberts Joaquin Andujar -- 14,107 2:20
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 San Diego Padres  0  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Wayne Twitchell Bob Shirley Bill Atkinson 13,702 2:41
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Los Angeles Dodgers  8  New York Mets  2  box | pbp Shea Stadium Doug Rau Nino Espinosa -- 17,377 2:31
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 San Francisco Giants  6  Philadelphia Phillies  7  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tug McGraw Gary Lavelle -- 28,093 2:26
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Atlanta Braves  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Bibby Adrian Devine Kent Tekulve 4,914 2:34
1978 reg season Jun 6,1978 Cincinnati Reds  1  St. Louis Cardinals  4  box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Denny Tom Hume -- 17,274 2:00
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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 55 36 19 .655 0.0 283 219 64 L3 14-15 22-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 52 30 22 .577 4.5 220 184 36 L4 14-15 16-7 2 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 51 28 23 .549 6.0 227 196 31 L1 14-13 14-10 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 54 29 25 .537 6.5 211 242 -31 W7 17-13 12-12 4 6 12 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 51 26 25 .510 8.0 259 229 30 W3 10-15 16-10 5 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 51 23 28 .451 11.0 195 222 -27 L4 11-18 12-10 6 10 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 51 19 32 .373 15.0 198 261 -63 L1 6-17 13-15 7 13 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 52 31 21 .596 0.0 180 165 15 W4 12-11 19-10 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 49 27 22 .551 2.5 233 208 25 L1 11-13 16-9 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 50 26 24 .520 4.0 196 196 0 W2 10-14 16-10 3 7 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 51 26 25 .510 4.5 213 215 -2 L2 9-12 17-13 4 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 50 21 29 .420 9.0 202 214 -12 W2 8-16 13-13 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 51 21 30 .412 9.5 232 237 -5 L1 14-17 7-13 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 56 19 37 .339 14.0 215 276 -61 W2 6-17 13-20 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 Chicago Cubs franchise | log 49 29 20 .592 0.0 199 195 4 W5 13-13 16-7 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 48 27 21 .563 1.5 230 180 50 W5 7-14 20-7 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 52 28 24 .538 2.5 226 186 40 W2 11-11 17-13 3 5 11 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 52 24 28 .462 6.5 197 228 -31 W1 11-17 13-11 4 7 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 55 25 30 .455 7.0 213 240 -27 L1 13-12 12-18 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 56 21 35 .375 11.5 193 223 -30 W1 10-20 11-15 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 51 32 19 .627 0.0 200 167 33 L2 15-12 17-7 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 54 33 21 .611 0.5 259 225 34 L1 16-11 17-10 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 52 28 24 .538 4.5 268 213 55 W1 13-15 15-9 3 6 10 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 52 23 29 .442 9.5 177 211 -34 L2 10-19 13-10 4 9 19 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 51 22 29 .431 10.0 179 201 -22 L4 6-16 16-13 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 50 19 31 .380 12.5 165 237 -72 L1 7-19 12-12 6 11 23 -- 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
Jose Alvarez Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (New Jersey HS)
Rick Anderson New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (Washington)
Keith Atherton Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Virginia HS)
Dave Baker Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (Stanford)
Steve Balboni New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Eckerd College)
Chris Bando Cleveland Indians Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona State)
Rick Behenna Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Buddy Biancalana Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Dann Bilardello Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Cabrillo College)
George Bjorkman St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed out of draft (Oral Roberts)
Mike Boddicker Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Iowa)
Terry Bogener Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Oklahoma)
Bobby Bonner Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Hubie Brooks New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (Mesa CC)
Tom Brunansky California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Britt Burns Chicago White Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Alabama HS)
Mark Calvert San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Tulsa)
Marty Castillo Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Santa Ana)
Craig Chamberlain Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona)
Floyd Chiffer San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (UCLA)
Tim Conroy Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Pennsylvania HS)
Don Cooper New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (New York Tech)
Jeff Cornell Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Missouri)
Brian Dayett New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Saint Leo)
Rob Deer San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Diaz Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Dave Dravecky Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Youngstown State)
Dave Edler Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Washington State)
Dave Engle California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
Nick Esasky Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Lenny Faedo Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Jim Farr Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Penn State)
Bruce Fields Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Michigan HS)
Steve Fireovid San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (Miami)
Mike Fitzgerald New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Tim Flannery San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (Chapman)
Kirk Gibson Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Michigan State)
Mark Gilbert Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (Florida State)
Brian Giles New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Doug Gwosdz San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Andy Hawkins San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Bill Hayes Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (Indiana State)
Ed Hearn Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Danny Heep Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (St. Mary`s)
John Hobbs Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Lynchburg College)
Bob Horner Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona State)
Dave Hostetler Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
Kent Hrbek Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Minnesota HS)
Randy Johnson New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (San Jose State)
Ron Johnson Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Fresno State)
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Rickey Keeton Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed out of draft (Southern Illinois)
Jeff Lahti Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Portland State)
Bill Laskey Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Kent State)
Vance Law Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Brigham Young)
Tom Lawless Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Penn State)
Jack Lazorko Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Mississippi State)
Charlie Lea Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Memphis)
Charlie Leibrandt Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Miami)
Brad Lesley Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Merced College)
John Lickert Boston Red Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Pennsylvania HS)
Tim Lollar New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Arkansas)
Candy Maldonado Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Mike Marshall Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Illinois HS)
John Martin Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Eastern Michigan)
Andy McGaffigan New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Florida Southern)
Vance McHenry Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (UNLV)
Ron Meridith Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Oral Roberts)
Scott Meyer Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Western Michigan)
Brian Milner Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Kelvin Moore Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Jackson State)
Mike Morgan Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Nevada HS)
Lloyd Moseby Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Darryl Motley Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Oregon HS)
Gene Nelson Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Gerald Perry Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (South Carolina HS)
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
John Rabb San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Jeff Ransom San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Mike Richardt Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Fresno City)
Pat Rooney Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Eastern Illinois)
Mark Ryal Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Oklahoma HS)
Steve Sax Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Larry Sheets Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Virginia HS)
Razor Shines Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (St Augustine College)
Eric Show San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (UC Riverside)
Matt Sinatro Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (Connecticut HS)
Chris Smith Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
George Stablein San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (Cal State Dominguez Hills)
Dave Stieb Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (Southern Illinois)
Bob Stoddard Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Fresno State)
John Stuper Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Point Park)
Wayne Tolleson Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Western Carolina)
Tim Tolman Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
Jerry Ujdur Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Minnesota)
Dave Van Gorder Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
Gary Weiss Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Houston)
Don Welchel Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Sam Houston State)
Dan Whitmer California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (Cal State Fullerton)
Tom Wieghaus Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Illinois State)
Matt Winters New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (New York HS)
Mike Witt California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Woodard Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Illinois HS)
Jeff Zaske Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Washington HS)
Bert Campaneris Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
103 record(s)