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Monday September 25,1978This date in baseball
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Games on 1978-09-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox6BoxJack KucekJohn Henry JohnsonLerrin LaGrow
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals7BoxDennis LeonardRick Honeycutt(none)
Minnesota Twins2Texas Rangers3BoxReggie ClevelandMike Marshall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3New York Mets0BoxSilvio MartinezKevin Kobel(none)
Montreal Expos2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRon ReedStan Bahnsen(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJohn CandelariaMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1978-09-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1569462.603--70656514144-3750-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I761.857
223Boston Red Sox1569363.5961.075964911040-4153-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park761.857
334Milwaukee Brewers1579067.5734.578063614436-4054-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium532.600
457Baltimore Orioles1558669.5557.56406192138-3948-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium642.667
5610Detroit Tigers1568472.53810.07026317139-3945-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium624.333
61018Cleveland Indians1536885.44424.5625673-4826-4942-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium615.167
71325Toronto Blue Jays1555996.38134.5586742-15622-5237-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium606.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1578968.567--72962210736-4553-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium532.600
2712California Angels1568373.5325.56566362037-4446-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium642.667
3813Texas Rangers1568274.5266.56526094331-4551-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium651.833
4917Minnesota Twins1577186.45218.0648658-1033-4338-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium523.400
51119Chicago White Sox1566987.44219.5605694-8931-4638-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park523.400
61223Oakland Athletics1586890.43021.5516667-15130-5138-39L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum413.250
71426Seattle Mariners1545599.35732.5597800-20323-5432-45L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome615.167
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies1558768.561--68055612435-4152-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium734.429
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1558372.5354.06516143733-4750-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium651.833
3715Chicago Cubs1567779.49410.5642694-5235-4342-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field624.333
4816Montreal Expos1567383.46814.56105892132-4441-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium633.500
51122St. Louis Cardinals1586890.43020.5587641-5432-4836-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II413.250
61224New York Mets1576394.40125.0587672-8531-4732-47L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium532.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1569462.603--70254715540-3554-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium615.167
238Cincinnati Reds1558669.5557.5670664643-3843-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium6601.000
349San Francisco Giants1578770.5547.56055792638-4049-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park523.400
4614San Diego Padres1578176.51613.5580585-533-4648-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium532.600
6921Houston Astros1566987.44225.0584625-4121-5748-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome651.833
51020Atlanta Braves1566987.44225.0587719-13230-4839-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium606.000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dale MohorcicP22.244Purchased by Blue Jays from Victoria (Northwest). 
Gene PentzP25.096Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Charlie SpikesOF27.245Released by Tigers.