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Wednesday, July 26,1978

Wednesday, July 26,1978

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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 1978-07-26 Oakland Athletics 8 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I John Henry Johnson Wilbur Wood Elias Sosa 11,897 2:56
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Baltimore Orioles 6 Detroit Tigers 9 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Billingham Mike Flanagan Bob Sykes 18,056 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Seattle Mariners 3 Kansas City Royals 12 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Doug Bird Mike Parrott Steve Mingori 20,327 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 California Angels 11 Milwaukee Brewers 9 box | pbp County Stadium Frank Tanana Bill Travers Dave LaRoche 21,584 3:14
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Minnesota Twins 1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Balor Moore Dave Goltz -- 6,014 2:21
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Cleveland Indians 1 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rich Gossage Rick Waits -- 31,631 1:55
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Boston Red Sox 0 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Doc Medich Dennis Eckersley -- 21,671 2:27
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Montreal Expos 0 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Niekro Ross Grimsley -- 8,465 2:05
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Chicago Cubs 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Burt Hooton Dave Roberts -- 47,329 2:25
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Cincinnati Reds 3 New York Mets 12 box | pbp Shea Stadium Nino Espinosa Mike LaCoss -- 19,892 2:30
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Atlanta Braves 4 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Phil Niekro Jim Kaat -- 50,218 1:51
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Bruce Kison Rollie Fingers 16,556 2:50
1978 reg season 1978-07-26 St. Louis Cardinals 2 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Silvio Martinez Ed Halicki -- 18,769 1:52
13 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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 98 63 35 .643 0.0 512 395 117 L2 25-27 38-8 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 97 57 40 .588 5.5 507 407 100 L3 22-22 35-18 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 97 54 43 .557 8.5 420 374 46 W2 27-28 27-15 3 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 99 55 44 .556 8.5 409 456 -47 L1 28-27 27-17 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 99 52 47 .525 11.5 436 400 36 W3 26-28 26-19 5 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 97 46 51 .474 16.5 407 408 -1 L1 18-31 28-20 6 10 17 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 100 36 64 .360 28.0 389 487 -98 W1 15-36 21-28 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 Kansas City Royals franchise | log 97 55 42 .567 0.0 460 395 65 W1 20-26 35-16 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 101 54 47 .535 3.0 422 427 -5 W1 23-27 31-20 2 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 101 51 50 .505 6.0 353 379 -26 W1 21-27 30-23 3 8 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 98 47 51 .480 8.5 395 396 -1 W1 17-28 30-23 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 96 42 54 .438 12.5 422 425 -3 L1 23-29 19-25 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 97 41 56 .423 14.0 391 438 -47 L1 16-26 25-30 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 101 36 65 .356 21.0 403 539 -136 L1 16-30 20-35 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 95 53 42 .558 0.0 410 356 54 L3 17-27 36-15 1 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 98 49 49 .500 5.5 400 430 -30 L3 23-29 26-20 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 95 47 48 .495 6.0 375 390 -15 L4 19-27 28-21 3 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 102 47 55 .461 9.5 412 379 33 L6 20-29 27-26 4 9 19 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 103 45 58 .437 12.0 403 429 -26 W2 19-27 26-31 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 101 40 61 .396 16.0 344 408 -64 W1 19-32 21-29 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 101 61 40 .604 0.0 432 364 68 L1 28-25 33-15 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 101 59 42 .584 2.0 475 379 96 W3 28-26 31-16 2 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 100 58 42 .580 2.5 446 411 35 L2 27-23 31-19 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 101 49 52 .485 12.0 370 399 -29 W2 21-33 28-19 4 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 99 46 53 .465 14.0 367 441 -74 W4 19-32 27-21 5 8 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 100 44 56 .440 16.5 373 421 -48 W3 14-34 30-22 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Tito Fuentes -- Hist Released by Athletics
Dave Kingman Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)