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Wednesday, August 1,1979

Wednesday, August 1,1979

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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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.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Seattle Mariners  7  California Angels  6  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Randy Stein Dave LaRoche -- 29,446 3:00
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 New York Yankees  9  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Don Hood Ken Kravec -- 21,109 2:21
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Boston Red Sox  7  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dennis Eckersley David Clyde -- 17,565 3:06
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  3  Kansas City Royals  4  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rich Gale Phil Huffman Al Hrabosky 24,077 2:29
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Baltimore Orioles  5  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Dennis Martinez Lary Sorensen -- 30,383 2:22
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Minnesota Twins  1  Oakland Athletics  7  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Langford Paul Hartzell -- 5,711 2:07
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Detroit Tigers  3  Texas Rangers  4  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Milt Wilcox Jim Kern 13,803 2:16
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 San Diego Padres  4  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Joey McLaughlin Rollie Fingers Gene Garber 5,062 2:12
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Cincinnati Reds  10  box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Charlie Hough Tom Hume 28,409 2:28
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 San Francisco Giants  4  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Ken Forsch Vida Blue Bert Roberge 21,207 2:30
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Chicago Cubs  5  Montreal Expos  7  box | pbp Stade Olympique Scott Sanderson Guillermo Hernandez -- 20,922 3:31
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  9  New York Mets  6  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dickie Noles Dock Ellis Rawly Eastwick 12,295 2:33
1979 reg season Aug 1,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Enrique Romo Bob Forsch Kent Tekulve 16,124 2:49
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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.
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 106 72 34 .679 0.0 523 391 132 W4 33-23 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 103 63 40 .612 7.5 550 443 107 W1 27-26 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 63 44 .589 9.5 527 451 76 L3 28-26 35-18 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 106 58 48 .547 14.0 482 431 51 W3 26-29 32-19 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 103 52 51 .505 18.5 504 499 5 L2 26-30 26-21 5 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 106 53 53 .500 19.0 482 527 -45 L1 24-29 29-24 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 107 32 75 .299 40.5 381 551 -170 L4 15-41 17-34 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 108 61 47 .565 0.0 587 479 108 L1 27-25 34-22 1 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 105 56 49 .533 3.5 482 437 45 W2 22-24 34-25 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 104 55 49 .529 4.0 521 473 48 L2 29-24 26-25 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 105 53 52 .505 6.5 541 553 -12 W3 24-27 29-25 4 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 105 46 59 .438 13.5 481 518 -37 L7 26-24 20-35 5 11 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 15.5 483 560 -77 W1 21-34 25-29 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 108 31 77 .287 30.0 375 606 -231 W2 11-40 20-37 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 101 58 43 .574 0.0 458 383 75 W3 23-27 35-16 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 104 58 46 .558 1.5 478 422 56 W1 30-22 28-24 2 3 7 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 101 54 47 .535 4.0 457 461 -4 L5 24-26 30-21 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 105 55 50 .524 5.0 467 471 -4 W3 24-30 31-20 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 102 52 50 .510 6.5 466 450 16 L3 21-27 30-24 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 102 45 57 .441 13.5 389 441 -52 L1 20-33 24-25 6 10 20 -- 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 109 62 47 .569 0.0 401 415 -14 W2 25-28 37-19 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 59 51 .536 3.5 513 463 50 W1 29-28 30-23 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 52 56 .481 9.5 503 497 6 L2 26-31 26-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 109 49 60 .450 13.0 420 457 -37 L1 19-32 30-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 16.0 495 529 -34 L1 17-39 28-23 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 108 44 64 .407 17.5 490 548 -58 W1 18-34 26-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)