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Thursday September 21,1978This 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 1978-09-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers1BoxDennis EckersleyMilt Wilcox(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals8BoxDennis LeonardAndy Replogle(none)
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins3BoxJon MatlackGary Serum(none)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays1BoxCatfish HunterBalor MooreRich Gossage
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs2BoxEd WhitsonBruce SutterJim Bibby
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros2BoxKen ForschPhil Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres5BoxGaylord PerryJohn Montefusco(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJohn UrreaCraig Swan(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1539360.608--69454714743-3550-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1073.700
223Boston Red Sox1539162.5952.074563710838-4053-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1082.800
345Milwaukee Brewers1548767.5656.575963012936-4051-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium862.750
456Baltimore Orioles1518566.5637.06246032138-3947-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1055.500
5611Detroit Tigers1528171.53311.56866157136-3845-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1055.500
61222Cleveland Indians1506684.44025.5607661-5426-4940-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium936.333
71325Toronto Blue Jays1525894.38234.5574728-15422-5236-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium918.111
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Kansas City Royals1528666.566--71160710434-4352-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1064.600
2712California Angels1538172.5295.56426261635-4346-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium963.667
3814Texas Rangers1507674.5079.06225972531-4545-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium12111.917
4917Minnesota Twins1526983.45417.0633644-1133-4236-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1046.400
51020Oakland Athletics1546886.44219.0508640-13230-4738-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum817.125
61121Chicago White Sox1526785.44119.0589678-8931-4636-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park945.444
71426Seattle Mariners1485593.37229.0585766-18123-4832-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome12111.083
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1518368.550--66254911332-4151-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1174.636
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1528270.5391.56426033933-4549-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium963.667
3715Chicago Cubs1527577.4938.5627675-4833-4142-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1046.400
4816Montreal Expos1537182.46413.06015841732-4339-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium954.556
51123St. Louis Cardinals1546688.42918.5572630-5831-4835-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II835.375
61224New York Mets1536390.41221.0582654-7231-4732-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium936.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1539261.601--69053215840-3552-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium936.333
227Cincinnati Reds1528468.5537.56616511041-3743-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium981.889
349San Francisco Giants1538370.5429.05875731438-4045-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park963.667
4613San Diego Padres1548074.51912.5565573-832-4448-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium844.500
5918Houston Astros1526983.45422.5578607-2921-5348-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1055.500
61019Atlanta Braves1536885.44424.0574710-13630-4838-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium918.111


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan AgostoP20.210Released by Red Sox.