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Saturday, June 9,1979

Saturday, June 9,1979

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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 Jun 9,1979 Texas Rangers  3  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Steve Stone Dock Ellis Don Stanhouse 30,806 2:25
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Minnesota Twins  6  Boston Red Sox  12  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Roger Erickson -- 34,324 2:43
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Detroit Tigers  1  California Angels  9  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Dave Rozema -- 36,499 2:41
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 New York Yankees  8  Kansas City Royals  9  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Marty Pattin Ken Clay -- 38,025 4:08
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Chicago White Sox  6  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Fred Howard Mike Caldwell Steve Trout 36,941 2:29
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  5  Oakland Athletics  0  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Phil Huffman Matt Keough -- 1,725 2:15
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Cleveland Indians  4  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Sid Monge Shane Rawley -- 40,314 2:49
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  3  Chicago Cubs  5  box | pbp Wrigley Field Dennis Lamp Rick Sutcliffe Dick Tidrow 25,683 2:46
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Montreal Expos  1  Cincinnati Reds  7  box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver Bill Lee -- 36,207 2:03
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Houston Astros  0  New York Mets  4  box | pbp Shea Stadium Craig Swan Joaquin Andujar -- 10,499 1:57
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 Atlanta Braves  3  Philadelphia Phillies  9  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Larry Christenson Mickey Mahler -- 38,035 2:33
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 San Francisco Giants  6  Pittsburgh Pirates  2  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Vida Blue Bruce Kison -- 25,814 2:23
1979 reg season Jun 9,1979 San Diego Padres  4  St. Louis Cardinals  7  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Pete Vuckovich Eric Rasmussen -- 26,695 2:17
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 57 36 21 .632 0.0 270 205 65 W4 16-14 20-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 55 34 21 .618 1.0 287 220 67 W3 12-12 22-9 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 59 32 27 .542 5.0 266 233 33 L2 14-18 18-9 3 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 58 31 27 .534 5.5 256 243 13 L1 13-16 18-11 4 8 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 55 27 28 .491 8.0 230 255 -25 W1 14-16 13-12 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 51 25 26 .490 8.0 244 247 -3 L3 13-17 12-9 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 58 16 42 .276 20.5 212 309 -97 W3 10-19 6-23 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 California Angels franchise | log 58 35 23 .603 0.0 315 252 63 W2 16-13 19-10 1 3 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 58 32 26 .552 3.0 308 293 15 W1 14-15 18-11 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 55 30 25 .545 3.5 279 257 22 L2 18-11 12-14 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 57 31 26 .544 3.5 252 246 6 L2 14-14 17-12 4 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 56 27 29 .482 7.0 262 261 1 W1 16-15 11-14 5 11 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 59 23 36 .390 12.5 273 300 -27 L1 6-15 17-21 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 58 18 40 .310 17.0 190 323 -133 L7 7-19 11-21 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 Montreal Expos franchise | log 52 31 21 .596 0.0 232 195 37 L2 14-18 17-3 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 53 31 22 .585 0.5 258 217 41 W1 10-12 20-11 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 53 28 25 .528 3.5 247 225 22 L1 11-12 17-13 3 5 13 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 57 30 27 .526 3.5 249 230 19 W1 16-16 14-11 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 53 25 28 .472 6.5 229 270 -41 W1 9-14 16-14 5 8 19 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 53 22 31 .415 9.5 212 245 -33 W1 11-19 10-13 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 60 35 25 .583 0.0 235 212 23 L1 13-15 22-10 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 58 32 26 .552 2.0 277 257 20 W2 13-13 19-13 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 59 28 31 .475 6.5 282 280 2 W1 14-18 14-13 3 7 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 60 28 32 .467 7.0 284 273 11 L1 10-21 18-11 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 61 27 34 .443 8.5 249 282 -33 L1 11-21 16-13 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 57 21 36 .368 12.5 248 316 -68 L1 9-18 12-18 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Tom Grant Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (New Haven)
Orel Hershiser Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Bowling Green State)
Otis Nixon New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Louisburg College)
Mark Parent San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Larry Bowa Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)