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Thursday, April 12,1979

Thursday, April 12,1979

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 New York Yankees  5  Baltimore Orioles  0  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Tommy John Mike Flanagan -- 18,367 2:12
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Minnesota Twins  1  California Angels  7  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Chris Knapp Roger Erickson -- 22,211 2:30
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  9  Chicago White Sox  7  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Tom Murphy Lerrin LaGrow -- 1,205 2:25
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Boston Red Sox  12  Milwaukee Brewers  10  box | pbp County Stadium Dick Drago Reggie Cleveland Bob Stanley 12,981 3:15
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Oakland Athletics  3  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome John Montague Bob Lacey -- 5,618 3:01
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Cleveland Indians  3  Texas Rangers  5  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Rick Waits Sparky Lyle 15,777 2:24
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Atlanta Braves  10  Los Angeles Dodgers  2  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Larry McWilliams Andy Messersmith -- 27,510 2:29
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  2  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Pat Zachry Randy Lerch -- 8,719 2:08
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  1  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Don Robinson John Denny -- 3,986 2:09
1979 reg season Apr 12,1979 San Diego Padres  3  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Knepper Eric Rasmussen Dave Roberts 14,082 2:46
10 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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 5 3 2 .600 0.0 26 23 3 W1 2-2 1-0 1 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 5 3 2 .600 0.0 23 18 5 L1 2-1 1-1 2 6 11 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 6 3 3 .500 0.5 24 28 -4 L1 0-0 3-3 3 9 15 -- Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 6 3 3 .500 0.5 23 22 1 W1 2-1 1-2 4 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 5 2 3 .400 1.0 28 35 -7 W2 2-3 0-0 5 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.0 12 21 -9 L1 1-1 0-1 6 11 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 6 1 5 .167 2.5 13 28 -15 L4 0-4 1-1 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 4 4 0 1.000 0.0 22 5 17 W4 1-0 3-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 5 4 1 .800 0.5 39 19 20 W1 0-0 4-1 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 6 4 2 .667 1.0 22 24 -2 L2 4-2 0-0 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 8 5 3 .625 1.0 48 42 6 W1 0-0 5-3 4 4 8 -- dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 7 4 3 .571 1.5 41 39 2 W2 2-2 2-1 5 7 12 -- Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 5 1 4 .200 3.5 20 31 -11 L2 1-2 0-2 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 7 1 6 .143 4.5 25 31 -6 L1 1-3 0-3 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 5 4 1 .800 0.0 20 17 3 W3 4-1 0-0 1 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 5 4 1 .800 0.0 21 8 13 L1 0-1 3-1 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 5 3 2 .600 1.0 26 18 8 W1 2-0 1-2 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 6 2 4 .333 2.5 19 23 -4 L1 0-4 2-0 4 8 19 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 6 2 4 .333 2.5 23 27 -4 W1 0-2 2-2 5 9 20 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 3 0 3 .000 3.0 10 26 -16 L3 0-1 0-2 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 6 5 1 .833 0.0 23 7 16 W2 0-0 5-1 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 7 5 2 .714 0.5 37 25 12 W1 3-1 2-1 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 8 4 4 .500 2.0 32 35 -3 L3 1-2 3-2 3 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 7 3 4 .429 2.5 38 43 -5 W1 2-1 1-3 4 7 16 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 7 2 5 .286 3.5 26 34 -8 W1 1-3 1-2 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 7 2 5 .286 3.5 21 33 -12 L1 2-5 0-0 6 10 21 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Paul Blair -- Hist Released by Yankees
1 record(s)