On September 13, 1978 — At Tiger Stadium, the visiting Yankees defeat Detroit, 7-3, to take sole possession of first place for the first time this season. On July 19, the Bronx Bombers trailed the Red Sox by 14 games in the American East Division.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 13
National Pastime
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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