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Friday, May 19,1978

Friday, May 19,1978

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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 1978-05-19 Baltimore Orioles 5 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Kern Don Stanhouse -- 15,565 2:59
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Boston Red Sox 5 Detroit Tigers 7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bob Sykes Mike Torrez John Hiller 48,817 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Minnesota Twins 5 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Roger Erickson Marty Pattin Mike Marshall 31,574 2:16
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 California Angels 7 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Frank Tanana Mike Caldwell -- 13,843 2:50
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Chicago White Sox 6 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Wilbur Wood Pete Broberg -- 5,515 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Texas Rangers 5 Seattle Mariners 6 box | pbp Kingdome Tom House Steve Comer -- 0 2:49
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Texas Rangers 4 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Doc Medich Paul Mitchell Paul Lindblad 8,933 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 New York Yankees 11 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dick Tidrow Jesse Jefferson -- 26,025 2:47
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Dave Roberts John Denny -- 15,389 1:58
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 San Diego Padres 3 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Tomlin Rollie Fingers Doug Bair 36,283 2:08
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Atlanta Braves 0 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Floyd Bannister Dick Ruthven -- 15,609 2:28
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 San Francisco Giants 10 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium John Montefusco Bobby Castillo Gary Lavelle 52,389 2:41
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Don Robinson Rudy May Kent Tekulve 13,088 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-05-19 Philadelphia Phillies 3 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Skip Lockwood Tug McGraw -- 13,181 2:10
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 32 22 10 .688 0.0 178 125 53 W1 13-5 9-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 36 23 13 .639 1.0 197 152 45 L1 7-10 16-3 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 34 21 13 .618 2.0 147 121 26 W2 10-9 11-4 3 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 6.0 145 145 0 W1 7-12 10-5 4 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 7.5 183 171 12 L1 6-12 10-7 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 34 14 20 .412 9.0 143 192 -49 L1 7-11 7-9 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 10.0 136 179 -43 L2 4-12 9-9 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 36 22 14 .611 0.0 119 115 4 L4 9-8 13-6 1 4 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 35 21 14 .600 0.5 161 130 31 W2 9-7 12-7 2 5 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 3.0 147 146 1 L3 7-10 11-6 3 7 11 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 3.0 135 137 -2 W1 6-9 12-7 4 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 37 14 23 .378 8.5 175 180 -5 W4 9-13 5-10 5 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 32 11 21 .344 9.0 126 153 -27 W1 3-10 8-11 6 13 25 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 39 13 26 .333 10.5 143 189 -46 L1 5-13 8-13 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 33 18 15 .545 0.0 160 123 37 L1 5-9 13-6 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 1.0 148 136 12 L2 8-8 10-9 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 1.5 130 148 -18 W1 10-10 7-7 3 6 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 3.0 140 161 -21 W1 7-12 9-7 4 8 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 38 17 21 .447 3.5 136 153 -17 W3 9-10 8-11 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 38 14 24 .368 6.5 147 156 -9 L8 5-15 9-9 6 12 24 -- 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 35 23 12 .657 0.0 140 123 17 W8 11-6 12-6 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 2.0 187 169 18 W2 11-8 11-7 2 2 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 2.5 196 144 52 L1 10-7 11-8 3 3 8 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 5.5 129 135 -6 W1 6-11 11-6 4 7 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 7.0 119 139 -20 L1 6-12 10-7 5 9 16 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 9.5 101 146 -45 L3 4-12 9-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ken Henderson Cincinnati Reds Hist Traded from New York Mets to Cincinnati Reds for Dale Murray
Dale Murray New York Mets Hist Traded from Cincinnati Reds to New York Mets for Ken Henderson
George Brett Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Henderson New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mickey Klutts New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)