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Monday, May 7,1979

Monday, May 7,1979

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  • 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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Oakland Athletics  5  Baltimore Orioles  3  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Rick Langford Tippy Martinez -- 6,797 2:41
1979 reg season May 7,1979 California Angels  4  Boston Red Sox  9  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Nolan Ryan -- 23,319 2:44
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Chicago White Sox  4  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bruce Taylor Steve Trout -- 13,921 2:26
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  1  Minnesota Twins  6  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Phil Huffman -- 4,571 2:25
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Seattle Mariners  12  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rick Honeycutt Paul Mirabella -- 14,065 3:06
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Kansas City Royals  10  Texas Rangers  6  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Eduardo Rodriguez Doc Medich Marty Pattin 14,242 2:47
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Atlanta Braves  2  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium John Candelaria Mickey Mahler Kent Tekulve 8,166 2:54
1979 reg season May 7,1979 New York Mets  2  Los Angeles Dodgers  5  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Burt Hooton Pete Falcone Bob Welch 27,230 2:34
1979 reg season May 7,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  11  San Diego Padres  6  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Steve Carlton Bob Owchinko Rawly Eastwick 20,766 2:38
9 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
  • 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.
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 26 17 9 .654 0.0 136 93 43 W1 7-6 10-3 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 149 106 43 L1 9-6 9-4 2 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 1.0 140 106 34 W2 8-9 9-2 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 4.5 108 121 -13 L1 6-8 7-6 4 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 5.0 116 112 4 W1 4-8 6-4 5 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 8.5 86 134 -48 W1 2-8 6-9 6 13 24 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 29 8 21 .276 10.5 112 170 -58 L3 5-11 3-10 7 14 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 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 27 19 8 .704 0.0 141 123 18 W2 13-4 6-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 3.5 152 127 25 L3 8-5 8-7 2 5 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 4.0 158 140 18 W1 4-8 11-4 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.5 118 113 5 L3 6-6 8-6 4 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 6.5 135 128 7 L1 9-8 3-6 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 8.5 107 151 -44 W1 4-7 7-10 6 11 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 10.0 128 162 -34 W2 2-7 8-12 7 12 23 -- 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 24 17 7 .708 0.0 125 100 25 W1 6-6 11-1 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 0.0 116 78 38 W4 8-5 10-3 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 4.0 92 92 0 W3 3-6 9-4 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.0 112 99 13 W1 5-7 8-6 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 7.0 112 115 -3 W1 4-7 6-7 5 8 18 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 24 9 15 .375 8.0 94 107 -13 L1 4-8 5-7 6 11 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 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 0.0 129 114 15 W1 9-10 8-1 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 1.5 130 125 5 L1 6-4 9-8 2 4 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 4.0 129 140 -11 L1 5-9 8-6 3 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 5.5 137 153 -16 L2 6-11 6-6 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 6.0 112 138 -26 W1 5-9 7-9 5 10 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 26 8 18 .308 8.0 114 141 -27 L5 4-10 4-8 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Rick Camp Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Hosken Powell Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)