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Sunday, September 3,1978

Sunday, September 3,1978

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 1978-09-03 Chicago White Sox 4 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Lerrin LaGrow Mike Flanagan -- 7,101 2:40
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Oakland Athletics 6 Boston Red Sox 11 box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Pete Broberg -- 29,029 3:01
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Detroit Tigers 2 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Larry Gura Dave Rozema -- 27,217 1:56
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Texas Rangers 3 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Ed Farmer Jon Matlack -- 14,014 2:33
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Cleveland Indians 3 Minnesota Twins 12 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Gary Serum Rick Wise -- 0 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Cleveland Indians 3 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall Jim Kern -- 10,240 2:32
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Seattle Mariners 3 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Beattie Rick Honeycutt Rich Gossage 22,386 2:22
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 California Angels 3 Toronto Blue Jays 1 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Chris Knapp Tom Underwood -- 20,054 2:19
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Houston Astros 2 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Dennis Lamp Ken Forsch Guillermo Hernandez 0 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Houston Astros 2 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Donnie Moore Vern Ruhle Guillermo Hernandez 29,528 3:17
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 New York Mets 8 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tom Hausman Tommy John -- 26,983 2:44
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Atlanta Braves 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Gene Garber -- 8,594 3:00
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Philadelphia Phillies 1 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Knepper Dick Ruthven -- 0 2:04
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Philadelphia Phillies 2 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park John Montefusco Warren Brusstar John Curtis 39,596 1:50
1978 reg season 1978-09-03 Cincinnati Reds 2 St. Louis Cardinals 10 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Pete Falcone Mike LaCoss -- 22,051 2:18
15 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 135 85 50 .630 0.0 690 540 150 W1 33-33 52-17 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 134 79 55 .590 5.5 587 491 96 W2 35-33 44-22 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 136 78 58 .574 7.5 690 566 124 W2 30-35 48-23 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 137 76 61 .555 10.0 556 566 -10 L1 34-35 42-26 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 135 74 61 .548 11.0 614 537 77 L2 33-34 41-27 5 5 7 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 136 58 78 .426 27.5 560 602 -42 L3 23-47 35-31 6 11 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 138 55 83 .399 31.5 533 655 -122 L3 21-48 34-35 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 134 73 61 .545 0.0 608 535 73 W2 28-40 45-21 1 6 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 136 73 63 .537 1.0 554 540 14 W3 32-37 41-26 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 133 66 67 .496 6.5 536 523 13 L2 27-40 39-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 137 64 73 .467 10.5 460 545 -85 L1 29-40 35-33 4 9 16 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 137 61 76 .445 13.5 583 599 -16 W3 29-41 32-35 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 136 57 79 .419 17.0 520 627 -107 W1 24-43 33-36 6 12 23 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 134 50 84 .373 23.0 529 694 -165 L2 20-45 30-39 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 134 72 62 .537 0.0 582 498 84 L2 28-39 44-23 1 4 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 134 70 64 .522 2.0 539 532 7 W7 29-39 41-25 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 135 69 66 .511 3.5 550 584 -34 W2 29-39 40-27 3 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 136 63 73 .463 10.0 526 500 26 W2 28-39 35-34 4 8 17 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 136 59 77 .434 14.0 513 554 -41 W1 28-40 31-37 5 11 21 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 136 55 81 .404 18.0 515 566 -51 W2 27-40 28-41 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 137 81 56 .591 0.0 615 493 122 L2 36-33 45-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 137 80 57 .584 1.0 545 483 62 W2 36-33 44-24 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 136 74 62 .544 6.5 592 595 -3 L1 36-32 38-30 3 3 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 137 70 67 .511 11.0 500 508 -8 L2 29-40 41-27 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 136 63 73 .463 17.5 524 554 -30 L2 20-47 43-26 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 136 59 77 .434 21.5 510 644 -134 L4 24-44 35-33 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

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  • 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
Marvell Wynne Kansas City Royals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)