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Sunday, July 2,1978

Sunday, July 2,1978

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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 1978-07-02 Texas Rangers 3 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dyar Miller Steve Comer -- 19,236 2:34
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Chicago White Sox 8 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Wilbur Wood Geoff Zahn Jim Willoughby 0 2:46
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Chicago White Sox 5 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall Ron Schueler -- 26,897 2:51
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Detroit Tigers 2 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry John Hiller Rich Gossage 0 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Detroit Tigers 3 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rich Gossage Jim Slaton -- 51,327 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Kansas City Royals 4 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Larry Gura Bob Lacey Al Hrabosky 0 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Kansas City Royals 3 Oakland Athletics 9 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve Renko Andy Hassler -- 13,486 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Milwaukee Brewers 3 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Shane Rawley Bill Castro -- 9,904 2:49
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Cleveland Indians 2 Toronto Blue Jays 0 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Rick Waits Dave Lemanczyk Jim Kern 0 1:56
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Cleveland Indians 1 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jesse Jefferson Dave Freisleben -- 28,305 2:10
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 San Francisco Giants 7 Atlanta Braves 9 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Randy Moffitt Gene Garber 13,588 2:39
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Philadelphia Phillies 6 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Dick Ruthven Ken Holtzman Tug McGraw 25,934 2:59
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Doug Bair Doug Rau -- 46,067 2:31
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 San Diego Padres 6 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Gaylord Perry Tom Dixon Rollie Fingers 14,737 2:48
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Pete Vuckovich Woodie Fryman Buddy Schultz 0 2:40
1978 reg season 1978-07-02 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique John Urrea Rudy May Roy Thomas 37,685 2:27
16 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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.
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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 76 52 24 .684 0.0 404 285 119 L2 19-18 33-6 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 77 45 32 .584 7.5 396 319 77 L1 19-17 26-15 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 78 45 33 .577 8.0 347 295 52 W2 20-22 25-11 3 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 77 42 35 .545 10.5 305 343 -38 W2 22-21 20-14 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 77 37 40 .481 15.5 320 324 -4 L2 20-24 17-16 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 77 36 41 .468 16.5 293 315 -22 L1 14-25 22-16 6 10 18 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 77 28 49 .364 24.5 304 387 -83 W1 9-26 19-23 7 13 25 -- 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 Texas Rangers franchise | log 76 40 36 .526 0.0 302 279 23 L1 13-21 27-15 1 5 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 78 41 37 .526 0.0 321 329 -8 W1 17-21 24-16 2 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 77 39 38 .506 1.5 333 320 13 L1 16-25 23-13 3 7 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 79 40 39 .506 1.5 258 278 -20 W1 15-22 25-17 4 8 13 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 77 35 42 .455 5.5 327 334 -7 L1 15-21 20-21 5 11 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 74 32 42 .432 7.0 340 343 -3 W1 19-23 13-19 6 12 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 80 28 52 .350 14.0 313 412 -99 W1 12-24 16-28 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 73 42 31 .575 0.0 321 258 63 W3 14-22 28-9 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 75 38 37 .507 5.0 302 320 -18 L3 16-23 22-14 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 78 38 40 .487 6.5 308 284 24 L2 16-20 22-20 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 74 36 38 .486 6.5 300 318 -18 W1 16-21 20-17 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 79 33 46 .418 12.0 289 332 -43 L1 17-22 16-24 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 80 32 48 .400 13.5 278 332 -54 W2 17-29 15-19 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 78 48 30 .615 0.0 332 265 67 L1 20-19 28-11 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 78 45 33 .577 3.0 378 299 79 L1 21-20 24-13 2 2 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 79 45 34 .570 3.5 344 321 23 W1 22-20 23-14 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 79 39 40 .494 9.5 276 303 -27 W2 14-23 25-17 4 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 75 34 41 .453 12.5 288 305 -17 L2 10-22 24-19 5 9 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 76 32 44 .421 15.0 276 355 -79 W1 12-26 20-18 6 10 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
Kim Allen Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1978-1978 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Mickey Rivers New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)