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Monday, July 23,1979

Monday, July 23,1979

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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  • 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 Jul 23,1979 Oakland Athletics  4  Baltimore Orioles  7  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Tippy Martinez Matt Keough -- 13,132 2:37
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 California Angels  9  Boston Red Sox  2  box | pbp Fenway Park Dave Frost Joel Finch -- 35,024 3:00
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  4  Cleveland Indians  5  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dan Spillner Lary Sorensen Sid Monge 7,191 2:12
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Chicago White Sox  11  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Steve Trout Steve Baker Ed Farmer 21,436 3:03
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  6  Minnesota Twins  7  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall Mark Lemongello -- 7,482 3:06
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Seattle Mariners  2  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Glenn Abbott Rich Gossage 20,674 2:20
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Kansas City Royals  5  Texas Rangers  4  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dennis Leonard Fergie Jenkins Dan Quisenberry 24,141 2:44
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Cincinnati Reds  1  Chicago Cubs  2  box | pbp Wrigley Field Guillermo Hernandez Tom Hume -- 36,993 2:23
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 New York Mets  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  3  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jerry Reuss Pete Falcone -- 25,351 2:23
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Atlanta Braves  1  Pittsburgh Pirates  7  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bert Blyleven Preston Hanna -- 0 2:30
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Atlanta Braves  8  Pittsburgh Pirates  0  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Phil Niekro Jim Rooker -- 27,148 2:13
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  5  San Diego Padres  6  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rollie Fingers Ron Reed -- 16,785 2:26
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Montreal Expos  8  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Dan Schatzeder John Curtis -- 15,179 2:12
1979 reg season Jul 23,1979 Houston Astros  3  St. Louis Cardinals  2  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Joe Niekro John Fulgham -- 18,075 2:32
14 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 96 64 32 .667 0.0 456 358 98 W5 28-22 36-10 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 93 58 35 .624 4.5 493 391 102 L1 24-22 34-13 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 98 59 39 .602 6.0 490 405 85 L1 27-24 32-15 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 97 53 44 .546 11.5 436 391 45 W3 23-26 30-18 4 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 94 47 47 .500 16.0 463 461 2 L1 23-27 24-20 5 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 96 44 52 .458 20.0 419 488 -69 W1 18-29 26-23 6 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 99 29 70 .293 36.5 347 516 -169 L7 15-38 14-32 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 99 57 42 .576 0.0 544 444 100 W1 26-23 31-19 1 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 95 53 42 .558 2.0 506 436 70 W5 27-20 26-22 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 97 53 44 .546 3.0 443 403 40 L2 22-22 31-22 3 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 96 47 49 .490 8.5 493 515 -22 W2 22-26 25-23 4 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 96 45 51 .469 10.5 449 450 -1 W1 26-24 19-27 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 99 42 57 .424 15.0 445 504 -59 L2 17-28 25-29 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 99 26 73 .263 31.0 343 565 -222 L3 10-38 16-35 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 91 53 38 .582 0.0 417 339 78 W2 22-26 31-12 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 92 52 40 .565 1.5 425 419 6 W2 22-19 30-21 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 94 53 41 .564 1.5 426 378 48 L1 27-21 26-20 3 3 7 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 97 52 45 .536 4.0 429 413 16 L1 23-28 29-17 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 92 46 46 .500 7.5 422 407 15 L2 17-24 28-23 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 93 40 53 .430 14.0 353 401 -48 L2 17-32 22-22 6 10 21 -- 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 100 56 44 .560 0.0 357 372 -15 W2 25-28 31-16 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 100 51 49 .510 5.0 443 412 31 L2 23-27 28-22 2 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 99 48 51 .485 7.5 465 466 -1 L2 22-28 26-23 3 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 101 46 55 .455 10.5 386 423 -37 W1 18-31 28-24 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 99 41 58 .414 14.5 446 493 -47 W1 17-32 24-26 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 98 40 58 .408 15.0 426 472 -46 W2 14-35 26-23 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)