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Friday, July 27,1979

Friday, July 27,1979

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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 Jul 27,1979 Minnesota Twins  3  California Angels  1  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Geoff Zahn Dave Frost Mike Marshall 38,945 2:31
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Cleveland Indians  7  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I David Clyde Randy Scarbery -- 22,343 2:40
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Baltimore Orioles  8  Kansas City Royals  0  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mike Flanagan Dennis Leonard -- 33,629 2:27
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 New York Yankees  5  Milwaukee Brewers  6  box | pbp County Stadium Bob McClure Rich Gossage -- 47,928 2:42
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Seattle Mariners  1  Oakland Athletics  0  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Honeycutt Rick Langford Byron McLaughlin 1,556 2:11
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Boston Red Sox  2  Texas Rangers  11  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Bob Stanley -- 27,970 2:40
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Detroit Tigers  4  Toronto Blue Jays  3  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Aurelio Lopez Tom Buskey -- 23,814 3:12
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Cincinnati Reds  2  Atlanta Braves  0  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mike LaCoss Phil Niekro Doug Bair 21,927 2:24
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  11  Houston Astros  7  box | pbp Astrodome Charlie Hough Joe Niekro -- 39,071 2:56
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  5  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Kent Tekulve Elias Sosa Enrique Romo 0 2:48
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  9  Montreal Expos  1  box | pbp Stade Olympique Bert Blyleven Scott Sanderson -- 59,260 2:46
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 Chicago Cubs  4  New York Mets  2  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dick Tidrow Dock Ellis Bruce Sutter 13,144 2:25
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  5  Philadelphia Phillies  0  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bob Forsch Nino Espinosa -- 40,792 1:49
1979 reg season Jul 27,1979 San Francisco Giants  4  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Pedro Borbon Mark Lee -- 20,577 2:32
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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 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 101 68 33 .673 0.0 498 373 125 W2 29-22 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 97 60 37 .619 6.0 524 417 107 L2 24-23 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 102 61 41 .598 7.5 505 430 75 W1 28-26 33-15 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 101 55 46 .545 13.0 454 411 43 L1 23-27 32-19 4 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 98 50 48 .510 16.5 487 473 14 W3 24-27 26-21 5 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 100 48 52 .480 19.5 439 494 -55 W5 22-29 26-23 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 102 31 71 .304 37.5 366 527 -161 L1 15-38 16-33 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 103 58 45 .563 0.0 559 460 99 L2 27-25 31-20 1 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 99 54 45 .545 2.0 513 450 63 W1 28-20 26-25 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 100 54 46 .540 2.5 461 421 40 W1 22-24 32-22 3 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 100 49 51 .490 7.5 512 536 -24 L1 24-27 25-24 4 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 100 46 54 .460 10.5 464 476 -12 L2 26-24 20-30 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 104 44 60 .423 14.5 461 538 -77 W1 19-31 25-29 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 103 27 76 .262 31.0 358 595 -237 L1 11-40 16-36 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 95 54 41 .568 0.0 431 362 69 L2 23-27 31-14 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 96 54 42 .563 0.5 443 435 8 W2 24-21 30-21 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 99 55 44 .556 1.0 457 404 53 W2 29-21 26-23 3 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 100 52 48 .520 4.5 440 449 -9 L4 23-30 29-18 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 96 49 47 .510 5.5 444 425 19 W2 18-24 30-24 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 97 42 55 .433 13.0 366 419 -53 L2 19-32 22-24 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 104 58 46 .558 0.0 381 394 -13 L2 25-28 33-18 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 104 55 49 .529 3.0 466 429 37 W4 27-27 28-22 2 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 103 50 53 .485 7.5 480 480 0 W2 24-28 26-25 3 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 105 47 58 .448 11.5 400 442 -42 L3 18-31 29-27 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 102 44 58 .431 13.0 474 495 -21 W6 16-35 28-23 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 103 42 61 .408 15.5 464 512 -48 L2 18-34 24-27 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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
Chris Speier Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)