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Thursday, May 18,1978

Thursday, May 18,1978

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Jim Clancy -- 4,255 2:31
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 California Angels 9 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Chris Knapp Francisco Barrios Dave LaRoche 9,766 2:48
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 New York Yankees 5 Cleveland Indians 3 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Ron Guidry Dennis Kinney Rich Gossage 13,625 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Minnesota Twins 8 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Geoff Zahn Dennis Leonard Mike Marshall 17,459 3:01
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Detroit Tigers 7 Milwaukee Brewers 8 box | pbp County Stadium Bill Castro Steve Foucault -- 15,217 2:52
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Oakland Athletics 4 Texas Rangers 6 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jim Umbarger Matt Keough Reggie Cleveland 21,257 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Philadelphia Phillies 8 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Gene Garber Joe Sambito -- 10,828 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Cincinnati Reds 3 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Fred Norman Steve Rogers Pedro Borbon 9,435 2:14
1978 reg season 1978-05-18 Atlanta Braves 7 New York Mets 8 box | pbp Shea Stadium Skip Lockwood Eddie Solomon -- 4,431 3:40
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 31 21 10 .677 0.0 171 120 51 L1 13-5 8-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 35 23 12 .657 0.0 192 145 47 W1 7-9 16-3 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 33 20 13 .606 2.0 136 118 18 W1 9-9 11-4 3 4 5 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 6.0 138 140 -2 L1 7-12 9-5 4 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 6.5 182 164 18 W1 6-12 10-6 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 8.0 138 185 -47 W1 7-10 7-9 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 9.0 133 168 -35 L1 4-12 9-8 7 11 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 35 22 13 .629 0.0 117 109 8 L3 9-8 13-5 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 34 20 14 .588 1.5 154 129 25 W1 8-7 12-7 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 3.0 144 141 3 L2 7-10 11-5 3 6 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 3.5 126 129 -3 W2 5-8 12-7 4 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 36 13 23 .361 9.5 170 177 -7 W3 8-13 5-10 5 12 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 37 12 25 .324 11.0 135 180 -45 L2 5-13 7-12 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 31 10 21 .323 10.0 120 151 -31 L1 2-10 8-11 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 0.0 157 119 38 W1 5-8 13-6 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 1.0 145 131 14 L1 8-8 10-8 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 2.5 124 146 -22 L2 10-10 6-7 3 6 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 4.0 135 158 -23 L3 6-12 9-7 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 4.5 132 150 -18 W2 9-10 7-11 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 37 14 23 .378 6.5 145 150 -5 L7 5-14 9-9 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 34 22 12 .647 0.0 130 116 14 W7 10-6 12-6 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 35 21 14 .600 1.5 189 134 55 W3 10-7 11-7 2 2 6 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 2.0 183 166 17 W1 11-8 10-7 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 5.5 123 135 -12 L1 6-11 10-6 4 7 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 6.0 116 135 -19 W3 6-11 10-7 5 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 8.5 101 140 -39 L2 4-11 9-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Doug Jones Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed out of draft (Central Arizona College)
Larry Lintz Cleveland Indians Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Gerry Pirtle -- Hist Released by Cubs
3 record(s)