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Saturday, September 16,1978

Saturday, September 16,1978

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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 Sep 16,1978 Toronto Blue Jays  1  Baltimore Orioles  11  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Jesse Jefferson -- 10,263 2:42
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Detroit Tigers  10  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Milt Wilcox Rick Waits -- 4,640 2:53
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 California Angels  4  Kansas City Royals  3  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dyar Miller Al Hrabosky Dave LaRoche 40,237 3:16
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Minnesota Twins  5  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Dave Goltz Lary Sorensen Mike Marshall 37,809 2:36
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Boston Red Sox  2  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Catfish Hunter Mike Torrez -- 55,091 2:38
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Chicago White Sox  9  Seattle Mariners  1  box | pbp Kingdome Francisco Barrios Glenn Abbott -- 11,230 2:30
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Oakland Athletics  1  Texas Rangers  8  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Matt Keough -- 14,948 2:13
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 St. Louis Cardinals  4  Chicago Cubs  1  box | pbp Wrigley Field John Denny Dennis Lamp Mark Littell 18,738 2:19
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Atlanta Braves  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  2  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Doug Rau Larry McWilliams Terry Forster 35,834 2:25
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 New York Mets  1  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Dwight Bernard -- 44,307 2:09
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Montreal Expos  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  12  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Don Robinson Ross Grimsley -- 8,079 2:56
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Houston Astros  1  San Diego Padres  2  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Joe Sambito -- 10,171 2:23
1978 reg season Sep 16,1978 Cincinnati Reds  2  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Gary Lavelle Doug Bair -- 29,557 2:35
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 New York Yankees franchise | log 147 90 57 .612 0.0 676 524 152 W4 41-34 49-23 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 148 87 61 .588 3.5 718 611 107 L5 34-39 53-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 149 85 64 .570 6.0 742 610 132 L2 34-38 51-26 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 148 83 65 .561 7.5 608 598 10 W2 37-38 46-27 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 147 80 67 .544 10.0 662 593 69 W2 36-37 44-30 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 147 64 83 .435 26.0 600 649 -49 L2 26-49 38-34 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 148 57 91 .385 33.5 563 712 -149 L2 22-51 35-40 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 Kansas City Royals franchise | log 147 82 65 .558 0.0 678 584 94 L1 32-43 50-22 1 5 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 150 80 70 .533 3.5 634 610 24 W1 34-41 46-29 2 7 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 147 74 73 .503 8.0 610 588 22 W2 30-44 44-29 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 147 66 81 .449 16.0 610 624 -14 W2 32-42 34-39 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 150 67 83 .447 16.5 494 619 -125 L2 30-46 37-37 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 148 65 83 .439 17.5 570 662 -92 W4 29-44 36-39 6 11 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 145 54 91 .372 27.0 568 749 -181 L3 23-48 31-43 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 148 82 66 .554 0.0 656 540 116 W1 31-40 51-26 1 2 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 148 79 69 .534 3.0 621 582 39 W5 31-44 48-25 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 148 73 75 .493 9.0 605 657 -52 L4 33-41 40-34 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 150 70 80 .467 13.0 591 573 18 L3 32-42 38-38 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 150 64 86 .427 19.0 553 614 -61 W2 31-47 33-39 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 149 61 88 .409 21.5 568 637 -69 L1 29-45 32-43 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 149 91 58 .611 0.0 677 521 156 W7 40-35 51-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 149 82 67 .550 9.0 578 554 24 W1 37-38 45-29 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 148 81 67 .547 9.5 646 639 7 L1 38-36 43-31 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 150 77 73 .513 14.5 550 564 -14 W1 32-44 45-29 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 148 68 80 .459 22.5 571 598 -27 L1 21-52 47-28 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 149 65 84 .436 26.0 565 702 -137 L2 27-47 38-37 6 10 21 -- dnq
26 record(s)