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Wednesday, September 20,1978

Wednesday, September 20,1978

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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 1978-09-20 Boston Red Sox 2 Detroit Tigers 12 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Rozema Mike Torrez -- 16,689 2:53
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jerry Augustine Bill Paschall -- 15,917 2:31
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 Texas Rangers 3 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Steve Comer -- 2,736 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 New York Yankees 1 Toronto Blue Jays 8 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mike Willis Ron Guidry -- 0 2:09
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 New York Yankees 3 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Rich Gossage Victor Cruz -- 38,080 2:26
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Mike Krukow Jim Rooker -- 5,269 2:27
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 Atlanta Braves 3 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Gene Garber Joe Niekro -- 3,950 2:11
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 Cincinnati Reds 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tom Seaver Don Sutton Doug Bair 51,494 2:29
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 Philadelphia Phillies 4 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Randy Lerch Dan Schatzeder Ron Reed 9,298 1:57
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 San Francisco Giants 6 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Vida Blue Eric Rasmussen Gary Lavelle 13,123 2:39
1978 reg season 1978-09-20 New York Mets 7 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Kevin Kobel George Frazier Jerry Koosman 6,030 2:35
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • 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 New York Yankees franchise | log 152 92 60 .605 0.0 687 546 141 W1 42-35 50-25 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 152 90 62 .592 2.0 740 636 104 L1 37-40 53-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 153 87 66 .569 5.5 755 622 133 W2 36-39 51-27 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 151 85 66 .563 6.5 624 603 21 L1 38-39 47-27 4 4 6 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 151 81 70 .536 10.5 685 610 75 W1 36-38 45-32 5 6 11 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 150 66 84 .440 25.0 607 661 -54 W1 26-49 40-35 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 151 58 93 .384 33.5 573 721 -148 L1 22-52 36-41 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 151 85 66 .563 0.0 703 603 100 L1 34-43 51-23 1 5 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 153 81 72 .529 5.0 642 626 16 W1 35-43 46-29 2 7 12 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 149 75 74 .503 9.0 616 594 22 L1 30-45 45-29 3 8 14 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 151 69 82 .457 16.0 630 638 -8 W1 33-42 36-40 4 9 17 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 154 68 86 .442 18.5 508 640 -132 L2 30-47 38-39 5 10 20 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 152 67 85 .441 18.5 589 678 -89 W2 31-46 36-39 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 148 55 93 .372 28.5 585 766 -181 L2 23-48 32-45 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 151 83 68 .550 0.0 662 549 113 W1 32-41 51-27 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 151 81 70 .536 2.0 639 601 38 L1 32-45 49-25 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 151 75 76 .497 8.0 625 672 -47 W1 33-41 42-35 3 7 15 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 153 71 82 .464 13.0 601 584 17 L1 32-43 39-39 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 153 65 88 .425 19.0 566 628 -62 L1 31-48 34-40 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 152 63 89 .414 20.5 580 648 -68 W1 31-46 32-43 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 153 92 61 .601 0.0 690 532 158 L1 40-35 52-26 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 152 84 68 .553 7.5 661 651 10 W1 41-37 43-31 2 2 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 152 83 69 .546 8.5 586 568 18 W1 38-39 45-30 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 153 79 74 .516 13.0 560 572 -12 L1 32-44 47-30 4 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 151 68 83 .450 23.0 576 607 -31 L4 21-53 47-30 5 9 18 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 152 68 84 .447 23.5 574 708 -134 W3 30-47 38-37 6 10 19 -- dnq
26 record(s)