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Thursday September 7,1978This 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.

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Games on 1978-09-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees15Boston Red Sox3BoxKen ClayMike Torrez(none)
Texas Rangers6California Angels7BoxDyar MillerReggie ClevelandDave LaRoche
Seattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox3BoxPaul MitchellSteve Stone(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxVictor CruzBob McClure(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves6BoxCraig SkokJohn CurtisGene Garber
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs3BoxWarren BrusstarDonnie MooreRon Reed
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds6BoxPaul MoskauBob OwchinkoFred Norman
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros2BoxBurt HootonMark LemongelloTerry Forster
New York Mets9Montreal Expos4BoxNino EspinosaBob James(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAurelio LopezGrant JacksonMark Littell

Standings as of 1978-09-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1398653.619--69956413534-3552-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park241311.542
223New York Yankees1398356.5973.062750412336-3347-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I24177.708
334Milwaukee Brewers1408060.5716.570957513431-3649-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium22139.591
446Baltimore Orioles1407862.5578.5565572-734-3544-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium21129.571
5610Detroit Tigers1397564.54011.06245626234-3741-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium231112.478
61122Cleveland Indians1386078.43525.5571608-3725-4735-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium21912.429
71325Toronto Blue Jays1425686.39431.5544677-13321-4835-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium19316.158
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Kansas City Royals1377661.555--6275468131-4045-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium25169.640
2711California Angels1407565.5362.5576573332-3743-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium221210.545
3814Texas Rangers1376869.4968.05695452429-4239-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium25196.760
4918Oakland Athletics1406476.45713.5471564-9329-4035-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum22517.227
51019Minnesota Twins1406278.44315.5588605-1729-4133-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium221111.500
61223Chicago White Sox1405981.42118.5529637-10826-4433-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park21129.571
71426Seattle Mariners1375285.38024.0538705-16722-4630-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome23419.174
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1387563.543--60750710031-4044-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium24159.625
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1397465.5321.55695422730-4044-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium22148.636
3715Chicago Cubs1406971.4937.0570618-4829-3940-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field221012.455
4816Montreal Expos1416774.4759.55595273231-3936-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium21912.429
51121St. Louis Cardinals1406179.43615.0524574-5028-4033-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II22814.364
61224New York Mets1415685.39720.5530600-7028-4428-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium211011.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1408456.600--63250113137-3347-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium221111.500
225San Francisco Giants1408060.5714.05565035336-3644-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park22913.409
338Cincinnati Reds1397663.5477.5606603337-3339-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium22166.727
4613San Diego Padres1417269.51112.5516529-1331-4241-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium21129.571
5917Houston Astros1396475.46019.5532565-3320-4744-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome231013.435
61020Atlanta Braves1406179.43623.0531663-13224-4437-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium22814.364