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Friday September 22,1978This 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 1978-09-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers7Baltimore Orioles5BoxJohn HillerMike Flanagan(none)
California Angels3Chicago White Sox2BoxFrank TananaRich HintonDave LaRoche
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians8BoxSid MongeRich Gossage(none)
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxEduardo RodriguezMatt KeoughBill Castro
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins2BoxLarry GuraDarrell Jackson(none)
Kansas City Royals0Minnesota Twins4BoxGeoff ZahnMarty Pattin(none)
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers10BoxDoc MedichGlenn Abbott(none)
Seattle Mariners0Texas Rangers1BoxFergie JenkinsByron McLaughlin(none)
Boston Red Sox4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTom MurphyAndy Hassler(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves4BoxMario SotoCraig Skok(none)
San Diego Padres12Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRandy JonesDoug RauBob Shirley
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants2BoxBob KnepperVern Ruhle(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRay BurrisAurelio LopezDave Roberts

Standings as of 1978-09-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1549361.604--70155514643-3650-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I972.778
223Boston Red Sox1549163.5912.074964210738-4153-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park981.889
334Milwaukee Brewers1558867.5685.576263013236-4052-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium752.714
456Baltimore Orioles1528567.5597.06296101938-3947-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium954.556
5611Detroit Tigers1538271.53610.56936207337-3845-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium945.444
61019Cleveland Indians1516784.44424.5615668-5326-4941-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium826.250
71325Toronto Blue Jays1535994.38633.5579732-15322-5237-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium808.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1548767.565--71561310235-4452-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium853.625
2712California Angels1548272.5325.06456281736-4346-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium853.625
3814Texas Rangers1527874.5138.06335993431-4547-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1091.900
4917Minnesota Twins1547084.45517.0639648-933-4237-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium835.375
51121Oakland Athletics1556887.43919.5508643-13530-4838-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum716.143
61222Chicago White Sox1536786.43819.5591681-9031-4636-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park844.500
71426Seattle Mariners1505595.36730.0587777-19023-5032-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1019.100
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 Cubs1537677.4978.0632678-4634-4142-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field936.333
4816Montreal Expos1537182.46413.06015841732-4339-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium954.556
51123St. Louis Cardinals1556689.42619.0575635-6031-4835-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II734.429
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 Dodgers1549262.597--69354414940-3552-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium835.375
227Cincinnati Reds1538568.5566.56676551242-3743-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium871.875
349San Francisco Giants1548470.5458.05895731638-4046-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park853.625
4613San Diego Padres1558174.52311.5577576133-4448-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium734.429
5918Houston Astros1536984.45122.5578609-3121-5448-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome954.556
61020Atlanta Braves1546886.44224.0578716-13830-4838-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium817.125


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cito GastonOF34.189Purchased by Pirates from Braves.