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Tuesday, April 24,1979

Tuesday, April 24,1979

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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 24,1979 Baltimore Orioles  7  California Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jim Palmer Don Aase -- 22,343 2:32
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 Minnesota Twins  2  Cleveland Indians  7  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Wise Roger Erickson -- 3,902 2:24
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 Chicago White Sox  0  Kansas City Royals  5  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dennis Leonard Lerrin LaGrow -- 16,335 2:21
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 New York Yankees  3  Oakland Athletics  1  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Tommy John John Henry Johnson -- 9,158 2:35
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 Boston Red Sox  4  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Dick Drago Shane Rawley Bill Campbell 8,482 3:55
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  2  Texas Rangers  0  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dave Lemanczyk Steve Comer -- 14,411 1:55
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  6  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mark Littell Gene Garber Buddy Schultz 1,643 2:41
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  9  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Don Robinson Frank Pastore -- 18,372 2:30
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 San Diego Padres  1  Montreal Expos  5  box | pbp Stade Olympique Ross Grimsley Randy Jones -- 5,152 2:10
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 San Francisco Giants  3  New York Mets  10  box | pbp Shea Stadium Mike Scott Vida Blue -- 10,170 2:39
1979 reg season Apr 24,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  6  Philadelphia Phillies  7  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ron Reed Jerry Reuss -- 31,140 2:49
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 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 14 10 4 .714 0.0 84 52 32 W5 3-2 7-2 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 1.0 63 62 1 W2 5-2 5-4 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 11 6 5 .545 2.5 63 54 9 W1 2-3 4-2 3 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 2.5 77 75 2 W6 2-5 7-3 4 7 11 -- Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 3.5 69 68 1 L5 3-7 4-1 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 5.0 70 100 -30 W1 4-6 2-4 6 11 21 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 14 5 9 .357 5.0 51 72 -21 W2 1-5 4-4 7 12 22 -- 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 California Angels franchise | log 17 12 5 .706 0.0 119 73 46 L2 8-2 4-3 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 14 9 5 .643 1.5 64 45 19 L1 3-3 6-2 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 2.0 75 73 2 L1 7-3 2-3 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 4.0 80 85 -5 W2 1-7 6-1 4 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.5 86 81 5 L3 6-5 1-4 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 7.0 58 96 -38 L1 2-5 3-7 6 13 25 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 7.0 79 102 -23 L9 0-5 5-7 7 14 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 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.0 68 45 23 W2 4-4 6-1 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 14 9 5 .643 0.5 50 48 2 W1 4-4 5-1 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 1.5 65 60 5 W3 4-5 4-3 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 12 6 6 .500 2.5 41 48 -7 W4 1-3 5-3 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 13 5 8 .385 4.0 54 54 0 W2 3-4 2-4 5 10 20 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 5.0 64 77 -13 W1 1-5 4-5 6 11 23 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
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 16 12 4 .750 0.0 71 41 30 W4 4-3 8-1 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 3.5 82 80 2 L2 6-4 3-4 2 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 4.0 83 90 -7 L3 4-4 5-5 3 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 5.0 82 94 -12 L2 4-7 4-3 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 5.5 75 84 -9 L2 3-5 5-6 5 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 7.5 72 86 -14 L2 3-6 2-6 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Tony Fernandez Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Marty Pattin Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)