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Saturday September 16,1978This 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 1978-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles11BoxDennis MartinezJesse Jefferson(none)
Detroit Tigers10Cleveland Indians4BoxMilt WilcoxRick Waits(none)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals3BoxDyar MillerAl HraboskyDave LaRoche
Minnesota Twins5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDave GoltzLary SorensenMike Marshall
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxCatfish HunterMike Torrez(none)
Chicago White Sox9Seattle Mariners1BoxFrancisco BarriosGlenn Abbott(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers8BoxFergie JenkinsMatt Keough(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs1BoxJohn DennyDennis LampMark Littell
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDoug RauLarry McWilliamsTerry Forster
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSteve CarltonDwight Bernard(none)
Montreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxDon RobinsonRoss Grimsley(none)
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres2BoxGaylord PerryJoe Sambito(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants3BoxGary LavelleDoug Bair(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1479057.612--67652415241-3449-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I16106.625
223Boston Red Sox1488761.5883.571861110734-3953-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park15123.800
334Milwaukee Brewers1498564.5706.074261013234-3851-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1385.615
445Baltimore Orioles1488365.5617.56085981037-3846-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1376.538
5610Detroit Tigers1478067.54410.06625936936-3744-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1569.400
61222Cleveland Indians1476483.43526.0600649-4926-4938-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1257.417
71325Toronto Blue Jays1485791.38533.5563712-14922-5135-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium13211.154
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Kansas City Royals1478265.558--6785849432-4350-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium15105.667
2712California Angels1508070.5333.56346102434-4146-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1275.583
3814Texas Rangers1477473.5038.06105882230-4444-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium15132.867
4918Minnesota Twins1476681.44916.0610624-1432-4234-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1578.467
51019Oakland Athletics1506783.44716.5494619-12530-4637-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum12210.167
61120Chicago White Sox1486583.43917.5570662-9229-4436-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1367.462
71426Seattle Mariners1455491.37227.0568749-18123-4831-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15213.133
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies1488266.554--65654011631-4051-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1486.571
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1487969.5343.06215823931-4448-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1394.692
3715Chicago Cubs1487375.4939.0605657-5233-4140-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1468.429
4816Montreal Expos1507080.46713.05915731832-4238-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1266.500
51123St. Louis Cardinals1506486.42719.0553614-6131-4733-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1257.417
61224New York Mets1496188.40921.5568637-6929-4532-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1358.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1499158.611--67752115640-3551-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1349.308
238San Francisco Giants1498267.5509.05785542437-3845-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1376.538
349Cincinnati Reds1488167.5479.5646639738-3643-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium13112.846
4613San Diego Padres1507773.51314.5550564-1432-4445-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1275.583
5917Houston Astros1486880.45922.5571598-2721-5247-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1468.429
61021Atlanta Braves1496584.43626.0565702-13727-4738-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1349.308