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Saturday, August 26,1978

Saturday, August 26,1978

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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 Aug 26,1978 Seattle Mariners  2  Baltimore Orioles  9  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Jim Colborn Joe Kerrigan 16,484 2:15
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 California Angels  1  Boston Red Sox  7  box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Wright Paul Hartzell -- 33,531 2:18
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Cleveland Indians  7  Chicago White Sox  8  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Steve Stone David Clyde Jim Willoughby 19,100 2:28
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Milwaukee Brewers  9  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bill Travers Jack Billingham Bob McClure 32,103 2:45
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Oakland Athletics  4  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Sparky Lyle Bob Lacey -- 53,883 2:28
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Kansas City Royals  4  Texas Rangers  8  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dock Ellis Larry Gura Len Barker 33,084 2:25
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Minnesota Twins  3  Toronto Blue Jays  4  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Victor Cruz Geoff Zahn -- 25,601 2:54
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  9  Atlanta Braves  4  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Silvio Martinez Preston Hanna -- 18,024 2:21
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Chicago Cubs  8  Cincinnati Reds  6  box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Roberts Doug Bair Bruce Sutter 47,299 2:41
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Pittsburgh Pirates  2  Houston Astros  7  box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Bruce Kison -- 9,985 2:18
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Philadelphia Phillies  3  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Randy Lerch Doug Rau -- 50,194 2:16
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 New York Mets  1  San Diego Padres  2  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mickey Lolich Jerry Koosman Rollie Fingers 16,458 2:04
1978 reg season Aug 26,1978 Montreal Expos  1  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Jim Barr Woodie Fryman -- 16,235 2:12
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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 127 80 47 .630 0.0 643 500 143 W2 33-33 47-14 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 126 72 54 .571 7.5 552 471 81 W2 33-33 39-21 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 128 73 55 .570 7.5 647 535 112 W1 27-33 46-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 128 71 57 .555 9.5 593 503 90 L1 32-32 39-25 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 127 69 58 .543 11.0 509 536 -27 W5 34-35 35-23 5 5 8 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 24.5 537 564 -27 L1 22-43 34-29 6 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 130 53 77 .408 28.5 511 621 -110 W2 19-46 34-31 7 13 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 California Angels franchise | log 130 70 60 .538 0.0 536 523 13 L2 29-34 41-26 1 6 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 127 68 59 .535 0.5 570 511 59 L4 27-40 41-19 2 7 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 127 64 63 .504 4.5 508 494 14 W4 26-38 38-25 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 131 62 69 .473 8.5 438 511 -73 L6 27-36 35-33 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 130 56 74 .431 14.0 555 581 -26 L7 27-40 29-34 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 127 54 73 .425 14.5 492 585 -93 W1 22-37 32-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 128 49 79 .383 20.0 504 660 -156 L2 19-40 30-39 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 126 67 59 .532 0.0 543 472 71 W1 23-36 44-23 1 4 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 127 65 62 .512 2.5 509 546 -37 W2 28-36 37-26 2 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 127 63 64 .496 4.5 502 517 -15 L2 26-39 37-25 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 128 60 68 .469 8.0 511 466 45 L1 25-34 35-34 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 12.5 471 519 -48 W3 26-39 30-34 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 129 52 77 .403 16.5 487 542 -55 L1 24-36 28-41 6 12 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 West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 129 76 53 .589 0.0 585 462 123 L1 36-33 40-20 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 129 75 54 .581 1.0 515 460 55 W1 36-33 39-21 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 5.0 566 559 7 L3 33-31 38-27 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 130 68 62 .523 8.5 476 480 -4 W1 29-40 39-22 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 15.0 488 513 -25 W5 19-44 42-24 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 19.5 484 601 -117 L6 24-40 32-32 6 10 20 -- 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)
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player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Howard Bailey Detroit Tigers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)