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Saturday September 23,1978This 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 1978-09-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles3BoxJohn HillerDon Stanhouse(none)
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim PalmerSteve Baker(none)
California Angels4Chicago White Sox5BoxLerrin LaGrowDyar Miller(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians10BoxDavid ClydeJim Beattie(none)
Oakland Athletics4Milwaukee Brewers13BoxBill TraversMike Norris(none)
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins1BoxPaul SplittorffRoger EricksonAl Hrabosky
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers7BoxDoyle AlexanderPaul Mitchell(none)
Boston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxLuis TiantJesse Jefferson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves8BoxLarry McWilliamsMike LaCoss(none)
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt HootonRollie FingersTerry Forster
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos3BoxRoss GrimsleyBert Blyleven(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets0BoxLarry ChristensonMike Bruhert(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6New York Mets3BoxDick RuthvenDwight Bernard(none)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxGary LavelleJoaquin AndujarRandy Moffitt
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJohn DennyRick Reuschel(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1559362.600--70256513743-3750-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I871.875
223Boston Red Sox1559263.5941.075264310939-4153-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park871.875
334Milwaukee Brewers1568967.5714.577563414136-4053-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium642.667
456Baltimore Orioles1548668.5586.56386152338-3948-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium743.571
5611Detroit Tigers1558372.53510.06986296938-3945-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium734.429
61019Cleveland Indians1526884.44723.5625669-4426-4942-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium716.143
71325Toronto Blue Jays1545995.38333.5580735-15522-5237-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium707.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1558867.568--71861410436-4452-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium743.571
2712California Angels1558273.5296.06496331636-4446-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium752.714
3814Texas Rangers1537974.5168.06406013931-4548-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium981.889
4917Minnesota Twins1557085.45218.0640651-1133-4237-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium734.429
51121Chicago White Sox1546886.44219.5596685-8931-4637-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park734.429
61222Oakland Athletics1566888.43620.5512656-14430-4938-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum615.167
71426Seattle Mariners1515596.36431.0589784-19523-5132-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome918.111
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies1538568.556--66955211734-4151-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium954.556
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1538271.5363.06446063833-4649-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium862.750
3715Chicago Cubs1547678.4949.5633683-5034-4242-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field835.375
4816Montreal Expos1547282.46813.56045861832-4340-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium844.500
51123St. Louis Cardinals1566789.42919.5580636-5631-4836-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II624.333
61224New York Mets1556392.40623.0585661-7631-4732-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium734.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1559362.600--69854715140-3553-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium725.286
238Cincinnati Reds1548569.5527.5668663542-3843-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium7701.000
349San Francisco Giants1558570.5488.05925751738-4047-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park743.571
4613San Diego Padres1568175.51912.5580581-133-4548-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium633.500
5918Houston Astros1546985.44823.5580612-3221-5548-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome853.625
61020Atlanta Braves1556986.44524.0586717-13130-4839-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium707.000