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Sunday September 17,1978This 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 1978-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike FlanaganDon Kirkwood(none)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2BoxJim KernKip Young(none)
California Angels0Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardFrank Tanana(none)
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxGary SerumAndy ReplogleMike Marshall
Boston Red Sox7New York Yankees3BoxDennis EckersleyJim BeattieBob Stanley
Chicago White Sox1Seattle Mariners3BoxByron McLaughlinJack Kucek(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers3BoxJon MatlackRick Langford(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs4BoxRay BurrisPete Vuckovich(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxPhil NiekroBurt HootonGene Garber
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxMike BruhertLarry Christenson(none)
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBert BlylevenRudy MayKent Tekulve
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres3BoxRandy JonesMark LemongelloRollie Fingers
Cincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants1BoxPaul MoskauBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1489058.608--67953114841-3449-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I15105.667
223Boston Red Sox1498861.5912.572561411135-3953-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park14113.786
334Milwaukee Brewers1508565.5676.074561413134-3851-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1284.667
445Baltimore Orioles1498465.5646.56135981537-3847-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1266.500
5610Detroit Tigers1488068.54110.06635956836-3844-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1468.429
61121Cleveland Indians1486583.43925.0602650-4826-4939-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1147.364
71325Toronto Blue Jays1495792.38333.5563717-15422-5235-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium12210.167
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Kansas City Royals1488365.561--6835849932-4351-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1495.643
2712California Angels1518071.5304.56346151934-4246-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1174.636
3814Texas Rangers1487573.5078.06135892430-4445-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium14122.857
4918Minnesota Twins1486781.45316.0614627-1333-4234-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1468.429
51019Oakland Athletics1516784.44417.5495622-12730-4737-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1129.182
61222Chicago White Sox1496584.43618.5571665-9429-4536-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1266.500
71426Seattle Mariners1465591.37727.0571750-17923-4832-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome14113.071
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies1498267.550--65654211431-4051-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1385.615
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1498069.5372.06265854131-4449-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium1284.667
3715Chicago Cubs1497475.4978.0609659-5033-4141-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1358.385
4816Montreal Expos1517081.46413.05945781632-4338-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium1165.545
51123St. Louis Cardinals1516487.42419.0555618-6331-4833-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1156.455
61224New York Mets1506288.41320.5570637-6730-4532-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1248.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1509159.607--67952415540-3551-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1248.333
228Cincinnati Reds1498267.5508.56536401339-3643-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium12102.833
349San Francisco Giants1508268.5479.05795611837-3845-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1275.583
4613San Diego Padres1517873.51713.5553565-1232-4446-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1165.545
5917Houston Astros1496881.45622.5572601-2921-5347-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1367.462
61020Atlanta Braves1506684.44025.0568704-13628-4738-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1239.250