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Saturday September 2,1978This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1978 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1978-09-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Baltimore Orioles9BoxDennis MartinezKen Kravec(none)
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles1BoxDave FordJack KucekTippy Martinez
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox3BoxRick LangfordMike TorrezDave Heaverlo
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals8BoxPaul SplittorffJim Slaton(none)
Texas Rangers6Milwaukee Brewers10BoxBill CastroLen Barker(none)
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins2BoxDave GoltzPaul ReuschelMike Marshall
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees6BoxEd FigueroaJim Colborn(none)
California Angels2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxFrank TananaJim Clancy(none)
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs5BoxJoaquin AndujarBruce SutterJoe Sambito
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBurt HootonMike Bruhert(none)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDale MurrayCharlie Hough(none)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxGrant JacksonRick Camp(none)
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres2BoxScott SandersonMickey LolichMike Garman
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants1BoxLarry ChristensonGary Lavelle(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxPedro BorbonMark LittellDoug Bair

Standings as of 1978-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1348450.627--67953414533-3351-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park291514.517
223New York Yankees1337855.5865.55834889535-3343-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I30228.733
335Milwaukee Brewers1357758.5707.568656312330-3547-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium271611.593
446Baltimore Orioles1367660.5599.0554562-834-3542-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium251411.560
557Detroit Tigers1347460.55210.06125318133-3341-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium281216.429
61121Cleveland Indians1345876.43326.0554586-3223-4535-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium251114.440
71324Toronto Blue Jays1375582.40130.5532652-12021-4834-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium24420.167
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Kansas City Royals1337261.541--6025336928-4044-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium29209.690
2711California Angels1357263.5331.05515391231-3741-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium271512.556
3815Texas Rangers1326666.5005.55335191427-3939-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium30219.700
4916Oakland Athletics1366472.4719.5454534-8029-3935-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum26521.192
51019Minnesota Twins1355976.43714.0567593-2629-4130-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271413.519
61223Chicago White Sox1355679.41517.0516625-10923-4333-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park261511.577
71426Seattle Mariners1335083.37622.0526690-16420-4430-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome27621.222
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1327260.545--5794918828-3744-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium301812.600
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1336964.5193.5533529429-3940-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium28199.679
3714Chicago Cubs1336766.5045.5543580-3729-3938-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field291217.414
4918Montreal Expos1366373.46311.05265002628-3935-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium261313.500
51122St. Louis Cardinals1355877.43015.5503552-4928-4030-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II271116.407
61225New York Mets1355481.40019.5507561-5426-4028-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium271215.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1368155.596--61048512536-3345-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium261412.538
224San Francisco Giants1357857.5782.55384805836-3342-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park271116.407
338Cincinnati Reds1357461.5486.5590585536-3138-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium26188.692
4613San Diego Padres1377067.51111.5500508-829-4041-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium251411.560
5817Houston Astros1346371.47017.0520547-2720-4543-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome281117.393
61020Atlanta Braves1355976.43721.5507638-13124-4335-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium271017.370

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan LarsonP24.060Traded by Astros to Phillies for Dan Warthen. 
Dan WarthenP25.275Traded by Phillies to Astros for Dan Larson.