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Tuesday September 26,1978This 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 1978-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike FlanaganPaul ReuschelDon Stanhouse
Detroit Tigers0Boston Red Sox6BoxDennis EckersleyDave Rozema(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3California Angels4BoxDave LaRocheLary Sorensen(none)
Oakland Athletics10Chicago White Sox3BoxAlan WirthKen Kravec(none)
Seattle Mariners1Kansas City Royals4BoxLarry GuraGlenn Abbott(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees4BoxEd FigueroaTom UnderwoodRich Gossage
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers2BoxMike MarshallPaul Mirabella(none)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves0BoxJoe NiekroPhil NiekroKen Forsch
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds6BoxTom SeaverRick Rhoden(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets3BoxCraig SwanRob DresslerDale Murray
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim KaatDavid PalmerRon Reed
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxRudy MayTug McGraw(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDon RobinsonDennis Lamp(none)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants1BoxGaylord PerryJohn MontefuscoRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1978-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1579562.605--71056614444-3751-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I651.833
223Boston Red Sox1579463.5991.076564911640-4154-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park651.833
334Milwaukee Brewers1589068.5705.578364014336-4154-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium431.750
457Baltimore Orioles1568769.5587.56436202338-3949-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium532.600
5711Detroit Tigers1578473.53511.07026376539-4045-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium523.400
61019Cleveland Indians1546886.44225.5626676-5026-5042-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium514.200
71325Toronto Blue Jays1565997.37835.5587746-15922-5337-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium505.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Kansas City Royals1589068.570--73362311036-4554-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium422.500
2612California Angels1578473.5355.56606392137-4447-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium532.600
3813Texas Rangers1578275.5227.56546153931-4551-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium5501.000
4917Minnesota Twins1587286.45618.0654660-634-4338-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium413.250
51120Chicago White Sox1576988.43920.5608704-9631-4638-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park422.500
61222Oakland Athletics1596990.43421.5526670-14431-5138-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum303.000
71426Seattle Mariners15555100.35533.5598804-20623-5532-45L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome514.200
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies1578869.561--68556212335-4153-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium523.400
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1568472.5383.56566164033-4751-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joseph O'TooleThree Rivers Stadium541.800
3715Chicago Cubs1577780.49011.0644699-5535-4442-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field523.400
4816Montreal Expos1587484.46814.56165942233-4541-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FoxOlympic Stadium422.500
51123St. Louis Cardinals1596891.42821.0588644-5632-4936-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II312.333
61224New York Mets1586494.40524.5590673-8331-4733-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1978 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1579463.599--70655315340-3654-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium514.200
238Cincinnati Reds1568769.5586.5676668843-3844-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium5501.000
349San Francisco Giants1588771.5517.56065832338-4049-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park422.500
4614San Diego Padres1588276.51912.5584586-234-4648-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium422.500
5918Houston Astros1577087.44624.0586625-3922-5748-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome541.800
61021Atlanta Braves1576988.43925.0587721-13430-4839-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium505.000