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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, August 24, 1978

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Boston Red Sox1257847.624-63049913133-3345-14382117.553
AL East224Milwaukee Brewers1267254.5716.563552411126-3246-22362115.583
AL East335New York Yankees1247054.5657.55404667433-3337-2139309.769
AL East447Detroit Tigers1267056.5568.55824919132-3238-24361620.444
AL East5710Baltimore Orioles1256758.53611.0495534-3934-3533-23362313.639
AL East61121Cleveland Indians1265571.43723.5528555-2721-4234-29331419.424
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1285177.39828.5500615-11519-4632-3133825.242
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West158California Angels1287058.547-5355102529-3241-26341717.500
AL West269Kansas City Royals1256857.5440.55644966827-3841-19372413.649
AL West3815Texas Rangers1256263.4966.5493488526-3836-25372512.676
AL West4916Oakland Athletics1296267.4818.5433499-6627-3435-3333726.212
AL West51020Minnesota Twins1285672.43814.0549570-2127-3829-34341717.500
AL West61223Chicago White Sox1255372.42415.5483576-9322-3731-35361818.500
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1264977.38920.0502646-14419-3830-3934727.206
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East1411Philadelphia Phillies1246658.532-5354657022-3544-23382414.632
NL East2613Chicago Cubs1256362.5043.5496538-4226-3637-26371621.432
NL East3714Pittsburgh Pirates1256362.5043.5495503-826-3737-25362511.694
NL East4817Montreal Expos1265967.4688.05024574524-3335-34361719.472
NL East51122St. Louis Cardinals1275473.42513.5451505-5424-3930-34351520.429
NL East61224New York Mets1275176.40216.5484539-5523-3528-41351520.429
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers1277552.591-57845412436-3339-19352015.571
NL West223San Francisco Giants1277453.5831.05064515536-3338-20351520.429
NL West336Cincinnati Reds1277156.5594.05585461233-3138-25342113.618
NL West4512San Diego Padres1286761.5238.5473477-429-4038-21341717.500
NL West5918Houston Astros1275968.46516.0474506-3219-4440-24351520.429
NL West61019Atlanta Braves1265670.44418.5470581-11124-4032-30361323.361
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Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season