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Wednesday, June 20,1979

Wednesday, June 20,1979

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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 20,1979 Detroit Tigers  3  Boston Red Sox  13  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Steve Baker -- 34,035 2:38
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Texas Rangers  4  California Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave Frost Jon Matlack Mark Clear 26,895 2:47
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Seattle Mariners  5  Chicago White Sox  3  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Odell Jones Ed Farmer Shane Rawley 8,781 3:00
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Baltimore Orioles  5  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dennis Martinez Rick Waits -- 19,553 1:46
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Minnesota Twins  3  Milwaukee Brewers  8  box | pbp County Stadium Bill Travers Paul Hartzell -- 21,404 2:25
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  1  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Don Hood Tom Underwood Ron Davis 0 2:20
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  3  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Balor Moore Ray Burris -- 32,129 2:09
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Kansas City Royals  9  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Paul Splittorff Dave Hamilton -- 1,503 2:12
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  10  Atlanta Braves  4  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Steve Carlton Eddie Solomon -- 8,681 2:32
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 New York Mets  4  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Joe Sambito Craig Swan -- 15,946 2:36
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Cincinnati Reds  4  Montreal Expos  5  box | pbp Stade Olympique Elias Sosa Tom Hume -- 25,233 3:00
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  1  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Pete Vuckovich -- 20,653 2:14
1979 reg season Jun 20,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  8  San Francisco Giants  5  box | pbp Candlestick Park Grant Jackson Gary Lavelle Kent Tekulve 19,637 2:40
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 66 44 22 .667 0.0 326 252 74 W6 23-15 21-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 65 40 25 .615 3.5 356 270 86 W1 15-15 25-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 68 38 30 .559 7.0 323 290 33 W4 16-19 22-11 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 68 35 33 .515 10.0 298 286 12 L1 16-20 19-13 4 7 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 62 31 31 .500 11.0 313 305 8 L1 15-19 16-12 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 66 32 34 .485 12.0 291 315 -24 L4 14-17 18-17 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 70 23 47 .329 23.0 257 373 -116 W1 12-21 11-26 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 70 42 28 .600 0.0 396 313 83 W1 21-16 21-12 1 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 5.0 358 353 5 W1 17-18 19-14 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 67 35 32 .522 5.5 292 290 2 L1 15-17 20-15 3 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 63 32 31 .508 6.5 314 307 7 L4 18-14 14-17 4 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 66 31 35 .470 9.0 319 316 3 L3 17-15 14-20 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 70 30 40 .429 12.0 318 342 -24 W4 12-19 18-21 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 69 20 49 .290 21.5 231 380 -149 L1 7-26 13-23 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 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 62 38 24 .613 0.0 282 223 59 W2 14-19 24-5 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 63 34 29 .540 4.5 302 274 28 L1 12-19 21-11 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 62 33 29 .532 5.0 291 258 33 W5 16-15 17-14 3 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 67 35 32 .522 5.5 298 282 16 W1 17-18 18-14 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 62 32 30 .516 6.0 278 308 -30 W1 15-16 17-14 5 7 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 63 27 36 .429 11.5 244 275 -31 L3 11-22 15-15 6 11 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 West Houston Astros franchise | log 70 41 29 .586 0.0 264 257 7 W3 16-19 25-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 4.0 313 301 12 L2 16-19 20-13 2 5 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 68 33 35 .485 7.0 335 325 10 L2 15-18 18-17 3 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 71 32 39 .451 9.5 279 317 -38 W1 11-22 21-17 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 69 31 38 .449 9.5 329 330 -1 L1 10-22 21-16 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 67 24 43 .358 15.5 293 358 -65 L1 10-24 14-19 6 12 24 -- 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
Reggie Patterson Chicago White Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)