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Friday, May 11,1979

Friday, May 11,1979

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 May 11,1979 Seattle Mariners  3  Baltimore Orioles  8  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Steve Stone Byron McLaughlin -- 11,124 2:13
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Oakland Athletics  2  Boston Red Sox  11  box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Matt Keough -- 26,637 2:27
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Kansas City Royals  3  Chicago White Sox  5  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ken Kravec Steve Busby Randy Scarbery 20,973 2:19
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  5  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Lary Sorensen Mark Fidrych -- 42,563 2:00
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Cleveland Indians  3  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall Sid Monge -- 4,121 2:26
1979 reg season May 11,1979 California Angels  4  New York Yankees  1  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Barr Catfish Hunter -- 37,988 1:56
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Texas Rangers  3  Toronto Blue Jays  1  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jon Matlack Jim Clancy -- 12,153 1:55
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Chicago Cubs  5  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome Rick Reuschel Frank Riccelli Bruce Sutter 14,715 2:47
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Montreal Expos  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  7  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Doug Rau Bill Lee -- 43,297 2:07
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Cincinnati Reds  8  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dave Tomlin Ed Whitson Doug Bair 14,115 2:48
1979 reg season May 11,1979 New York Mets  4  San Diego Padres  0  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Kevin Kobel Steve Mura -- 43,142 2:22
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  1  San Francisco Giants  2  box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Knepper Steve Carlton Gary Lavelle 22,860 2:05
1979 reg season May 11,1979 Atlanta Braves  3  St. Louis Cardinals  0  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Adrian Devine Bob Forsch Gene Garber 9,209 2:34
13 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 21 11 .656 0.0 170 116 54 W2 9-6 12-5 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 30 19 11 .633 1.0 161 118 43 W1 7-6 12-5 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 32 19 13 .594 2.0 162 128 34 W1 9-9 10-4 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 4.5 127 129 -2 L1 6-8 10-7 4 7 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 6.5 131 130 1 L2 4-8 7-6 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 9.5 110 155 -45 L1 4-10 6-9 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 31 8 23 .258 12.5 119 189 -70 L5 5-12 3-11 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 29 21 8 .724 0.0 161 132 29 W4 13-4 8-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 32 19 13 .594 3.5 179 142 37 W2 11-6 8-7 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 5.0 132 125 7 W1 7-6 9-7 3 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 6.0 174 161 13 L2 5-11 11-4 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 6.5 158 147 11 W3 10-9 5-6 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 10.5 116 175 -59 L2 5-10 7-10 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 33 10 23 .303 13.0 135 188 -53 L4 2-11 8-12 7 13 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 30 21 9 .700 0.0 131 90 41 L1 11-6 10-3 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 28 19 9 .679 1.0 134 116 18 L1 8-8 11-1 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 5.0 117 118 -1 W2 4-6 10-6 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 5.0 123 109 14 L1 7-8 8-7 4 6 12 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 8.5 134 136 -2 L1 5-8 6-8 5 9 19 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 28 10 18 .357 10.0 103 131 -28 W1 5-11 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 0.0 161 149 12 W1 9-5 9-8 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 0.5 139 130 9 L2 9-10 9-4 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 3.5 143 143 0 W5 5-9 11-9 3 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 3.5 140 150 -10 W1 5-9 10-8 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 33 12 21 .364 7.0 147 171 -24 L6 6-11 6-10 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 7.0 130 159 -29 W1 5-10 5-9 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)