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Tuesday, September 12,1978

Tuesday, September 12,1978

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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 1978-09-12 Baltimore Orioles 3 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Dennis Martinez Mike Torrez -- 28,924 2:36
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Minnesota Twins 1 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Rich Hinton Gary Serum -- 6,279 2:28
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 New York Yankees 4 Detroit Tigers 7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Kip Young Dick Tidrow John Hiller 14,162 2:18
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Oakland Athletics 1 Kansas City Royals 8 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Larry Gura Rick Langford -- 21,379 2:17
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Seattle Mariners 6 box | pbp Kingdome Jim Todd Bob McClure -- 5,577 2:35
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 California Angels 5 Texas Rangers 7 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Doc Medich Frank Tanana Reggie Cleveland 8,469 2:42
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Houston Astros 3 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Doug Bair Joe Sambito -- 20,801 2:20
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Rudy May Pete Vuckovich -- 8,672 2:03
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium John Candelaria Larry Christenson Kent Tekulve 31,355 2:37
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Atlanta Braves 1 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Mickey Mahler -- 11,222 2:23
1978 reg season 1978-09-12 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Burt Hooton John Montefusco -- 38,073 2:09
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 144 87 57 .604 0.0 712 598 114 L1 34-35 53-22 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1978 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 143 86 57 .601 0.5 658 517 141 L1 39-34 47-23 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 145 83 62 .572 4.5 726 587 139 L1 34-38 49-24 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 144 81 63 .563 6.0 581 583 -2 W1 37-36 44-27 4 4 5 Yes dnq
1978 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 143 78 65 .545 8.5 646 578 68 W1 34-37 44-28 5 6 10 -- dnq
1978 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 143 62 81 .434 24.5 590 634 -44 L1 26-49 36-32 6 11 21 -- dnq
1978 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 146 57 89 .390 31.0 559 693 -134 W1 22-49 35-40 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 143 79 64 .552 0.0 658 576 82 W2 32-43 47-21 1 5 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1978 AL West California Angels franchise | log 146 78 68 .534 2.5 608 597 11 L2 32-39 46-29 2 7 11 -- dnq
1978 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 142 71 71 .500 7.5 590 566 24 W2 30-44 41-27 3 8 15 -- dnq
1978 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 145 66 79 .455 14.0 490 592 -102 L2 29-42 37-37 4 9 18 -- dnq
1978 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 145 64 81 .441 16.0 595 619 -24 L1 30-42 34-39 5 10 19 -- dnq
1978 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 145 62 83 .428 18.0 547 653 -106 W1 26-44 36-39 6 12 22 -- dnq
1978 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 142 54 88 .380 24.5 559 726 -167 W1 23-48 31-40 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 144 79 65 .549 0.0 633 527 106 L1 31-40 48-25 1 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1978 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 144 75 69 .521 4.0 589 571 18 W1 31-44 44-25 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1978 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 144 73 71 .507 6.0 595 630 -35 W4 33-39 40-32 3 6 13 -- dnq
1978 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 146 69 77 .473 11.0 575 545 30 W2 31-39 38-38 4 8 16 -- dnq
1978 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 146 62 84 .425 18.0 538 597 -59 L2 29-45 33-39 5 11 23 -- dnq
1978 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 145 59 86 .407 20.5 552 621 -69 L1 28-44 31-42 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 145 87 58 .600 0.0 662 520 142 W3 40-35 47-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1978 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 145 81 64 .559 6.0 570 537 33 L4 37-38 44-26 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1978 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 144 80 64 .556 6.5 635 621 14 W4 37-33 43-31 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1978 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 146 74 72 .507 13.5 530 552 -22 W1 32-44 42-28 4 7 14 -- dnq
1978 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 144 67 77 .465 19.5 561 584 -23 L2 20-49 47-28 5 9 17 -- dnq
1978 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 145 63 82 .434 24.0 556 691 -135 L1 25-45 38-37 6 10 20 -- 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
Mark Wiley Toronto Blue Jays Hist Traded from San Diego Padres to Toronto Blue Jays for Andrew Dyes
Roger Moret Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)