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Monday September 11,1978This date in baseball
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Junior Herndon celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1978-09-11

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox5BoxBob StanleyJoe Kerrigan(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox1BoxGeoff ZahnKen KravecMike Marshall
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians6BoxRick WaitsJesse Jefferson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Cleveland Indians1BoxDon KirkwoodRick Wise(none)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals7BoxMarty PattinMatt Keough(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Seattle Mariners3BoxLary SorensenByron McLaughlinBill Castro
California Angels0Texas Rangers1BoxFergie JenkinsPaul Hartzell(none)
Houston Astros8Cincinnati Reds9BoxDave TomlinJoaquin Andujar(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos3BoxRoss GrimsleyJohn Denny(none)
Chicago Cubs9New York Mets4BoxDennis LampMike Bruhert(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies10BoxSteve CarltonDon Robinson(none)
Atlanta Braves7San Diego Padres2BoxLarry McWilliamsRandy Jones(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants2BoxDoug RauVida BlueTerry Forster

Standings as of 1978-09-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1438756.608--71059511534-3553-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park20128.600
222New York Yankees1428656.6060.565451014439-3347-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I21147.667
334Milwaukee Brewers1448361.5764.572158114034-3749-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium18108.556
446Baltimore Orioles1438063.5597.0578581-336-3644-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium18108.556
5610Detroit Tigers1427765.5429.56395746534-3743-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium20911.450
61121Cleveland Indians1436281.43425.0590634-4426-4936-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1679.438
71325Toronto Blue Jays1465789.39031.5559693-13422-4935-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15213.133
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals1427864.549--6505757532-4346-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium20146.700
2711California Angels1457867.5381.56035901332-3846-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1798.529
3815Texas Rangers1417071.4967.55835612230-4440-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium21174.810
4918Oakland Athletics1446678.45813.0489584-9529-4137-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum18315.167
51019Minnesota Twins1446480.44415.0594613-1930-4134-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1899.500
61223Chicago White Sox1446183.42418.0541652-11126-4435-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park17107.588
71426Seattle Mariners1415388.37624.5553721-16823-4830-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome19316.158
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies1437964.552--63252211031-4048-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium19118.579
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1437469.5175.05845701430-4444-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium18144.778
3613Chicago Cubs1447371.5076.5595630-3533-3940-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field18612.333
4816Montreal Expos1456877.46912.05705442631-3937-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1789.471
51122St. Louis Cardinals1456283.42818.0537592-5529-4433-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II17710.412
61224New York Mets1455986.40721.0552621-6928-4431-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium17710.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1448658.597--65452013439-3547-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1899.500
225San Francisco Giants1448163.5635.05705294137-3844-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park18810.444
338Cincinnati Reds1437964.5526.56316181337-3342-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium18135.722
4714San Diego Padres1457372.50313.5527551-2432-4441-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium17116.647
5917Houston Astros1436776.46918.5558580-2220-4847-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome19712.368
61020Atlanta Braves1446381.43823.0555688-13325-4438-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium18612.333

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BuskeySS29.241Purchased by Astros from Phillies. 
Jeff LeonardOF22.355Traded by Dodgers with Rafael Landestoy to Astros for Joe Ferguson and Cash.