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Monday, August 14,1978

Monday, August 14,1978

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Games 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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 New York Yankees 4 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Rich Gossage Jim Palmer -- 30,397 2:42
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Lary Sorensen Bill Lee Bob McClure 33,766 2:41
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Minnesota Twins 3 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paxton Jeff Holly Jim Kern 6,513 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Kansas City Royals 2 Detroit Tigers 11 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Milt Wilcox Rich Gale -- 31,409 2:58
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Chicago White Sox 3 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Francisco Barrios -- 16,270 2:24
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Atlanta Braves 7 Chicago Cubs 13 box | pbp Wrigley Field Lynn McGlothen Mickey Mahler -- 27,130 3:07
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Cincinnati Reds 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Rooker Paul Moskau Kent Tekulve 26,514 2:34
1978 reg season 1978-08-14 Houston Astros 6 St. Louis Cardinals 0 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tom Dixon Bob Forsch -- 12,555 2:11
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 117 74 43 .632 0.0 597 463 134 L1 29-29 45-14 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 117 66 51 .564 8.0 509 445 64 W1 29-30 37-21 2 2 5 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 9.0 534 454 80 W2 29-30 35-21 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 115 63 52 .548 10.0 576 494 82 W1 26-32 37-20 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 117 63 54 .538 11.0 458 509 -51 L1 30-31 33-23 5 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 116 53 63 .457 20.5 484 500 -16 W1 20-37 33-26 6 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 116 46 70 .397 27.5 465 559 -94 W2 16-39 30-31 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 115 63 52 .548 0.0 528 461 67 L3 24-34 39-18 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 120 65 55 .542 0.5 506 482 24 L2 29-32 36-23 2 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 115 58 57 .504 5.0 470 458 12 W5 23-34 35-23 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 5.0 411 454 -43 L4 27-34 34-26 4 9 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 117 51 66 .436 13.0 501 514 -13 L1 26-38 25-28 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 116 47 69 .405 16.5 453 552 -99 L2 18-35 29-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 119 44 75 .370 21.0 471 618 -147 W2 19-38 25-37 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 114 63 51 .553 0.0 497 420 77 L1 22-34 41-17 1 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 116 60 56 .517 4.0 466 490 -24 W2 26-33 34-23 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 9.0 483 434 49 L1 24-33 32-29 3 7 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 114 53 61 .465 10.0 439 477 -38 W2 23-37 30-24 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 117 48 69 .410 16.5 450 495 -45 L3 22-35 26-34 5 11 22 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 118 48 70 .407 17.0 401 468 -67 L1 22-38 26-32 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 118 69 49 .585 0.0 478 426 52 W2 31-29 38-20 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 118 68 50 .576 1.0 536 421 115 L2 30-31 38-19 2 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 2.0 517 494 23 L3 30-28 37-23 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 118 60 58 .508 9.0 431 444 -13 W2 22-38 38-20 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 116 55 61 .474 13.0 437 461 -24 W3 18-37 37-24 5 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 117 54 63 .462 14.5 437 542 -105 L3 22-36 32-27 6 10 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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
George Brett Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)