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Monday, July 31,1978

Monday, July 31,1978

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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 1978-07-31 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Joe Kerrigan Bill Castro -- 10,514 2:56
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Chicago White Sox 2 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Dennis Eckersley Ken Kravec -- 28,858 2:56
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Oakland Athletics 2 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Matt Keough Frank Tanana Elias Sosa 29,044 2:39
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Kansas City Royals 3 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sid Monge Al Hrabosky -- 8,149 2:32
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Texas Rangers 1 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Doc Medich -- 15,419 2:19
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Detroit Tigers 7 Toronto Blue Jays 8 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Joe Coleman Bob Sykes -- 18,032 3:59
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Cincinnati Reds 3 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mike LaCoss Phil Niekro Doug Bair 45,007 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 San Francisco Giants 1 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Niekro Ed Halicki -- 12,900 2:08
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Mike Garman Bert Blyleven -- 22,152 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 New York Mets 1 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Dick Ruthven Nino Espinosa -- 21,133 2:03
1978 reg season 1978-07-31 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 San Diego Padres 4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Eric Rasmussen Rick Rhoden Rollie Fingers 28,592 2:26
11 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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 103 65 38 .631 0.0 524 406 118 W1 25-28 40-10 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 102 59 43 .578 5.5 533 428 105 L1 23-25 36-18 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 104 58 46 .558 7.5 430 474 -44 W1 29-27 29-19 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 104 58 46 .558 7.5 458 407 51 W1 27-28 31-18 4 5 7 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 104 55 49 .529 10.5 464 423 41 L1 26-29 29-20 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 103 49 54 .476 16.0 441 440 1 W1 19-32 30-22 6 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 105 39 66 .371 27.0 412 515 -103 W1 15-37 24-29 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 102 58 44 .569 0.0 472 402 70 L1 22-28 36-16 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 4.0 435 443 -8 L1 25-29 31-21 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 106 55 51 .519 5.0 375 396 -21 W3 25-28 30-23 3 8 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 104 49 55 .471 10.0 416 423 -7 L4 18-32 31-23 4 10 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 101 45 56 .446 12.5 443 444 -1 W1 25-31 20-25 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 103 44 59 .427 14.5 417 471 -54 L1 16-27 28-32 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 105 36 69 .343 23.5 412 560 -148 L5 16-34 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 100 55 45 .550 0.0 434 372 62 W1 18-30 37-15 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 102 51 51 .500 5.0 408 438 -30 L2 25-31 26-20 2 6 14 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 100 48 52 .480 7.0 389 411 -22 L1 20-31 28-21 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 107 50 57 .467 8.5 448 397 51 W2 22-31 28-26 4 8 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 13.5 413 451 -38 L4 19-31 26-31 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 104 40 64 .385 17.0 352 426 -74 L3 19-35 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 106 63 43 .594 0.0 441 376 65 L1 28-26 35-17 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 105 62 43 .590 0.5 464 431 33 W4 28-23 34-20 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 105 61 44 .581 1.5 490 392 98 L2 28-27 33-17 3 3 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 106 54 52 .509 9.0 398 413 -15 W7 21-33 33-19 4 5 13 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 104 48 56 .462 14.0 385 477 -92 L2 19-32 29-24 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 104 48 56 .462 14.0 393 431 -38 W7 14-34 34-22 6 9 19 -- 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
Bucky Dent New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)