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Friday, August 3,1979

Friday, August 3,1979

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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 3,1979 Texas Rangers  8  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Fergie Jenkins Rick Wise -- 21,920 2:56
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Kansas City Royals  5  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Steve Busby Pat Underwood Al Hrabosky 0 2:42
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Kansas City Royals  3  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Aurelio Lopez Steve Mingori -- 43,047 2:18
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Boston Red Sox  3  Milwaukee Brewers  5  box | pbp County Stadium Jim Slaton Steve Renko Bill Castro 37,358 2:32
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 California Angels  1  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jerry Koosman Jim Barr Mike Marshall 30,653 2:23
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Baltimore Orioles  1  New York Yankees  0  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Scott McGregor Luis Tiant Tippy Martinez 51,151 2:22
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Oakland Athletics  0  Seattle Mariners  1  box | pbp Kingdome Floyd Bannister Matt Keough -- 8,111 2:16
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Chicago White Sox  8  Toronto Blue Jays  5  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Steve Trout Balor Moore Ed Farmer 14,232 2:28
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Pete Vuckovich Bruce Sutter 31,409 2:08
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 San Diego Padres  6  Cincinnati Reds  4  box | pbp Cinergy Field Bob Shirley Bill Bonham Mark Lee 35,311 3:12
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Atlanta Braves  1  Houston Astros  4  box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Rick Matula -- 20,716 2:35
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 San Francisco Giants  3  Los Angeles Dodgers  11  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Burt Hooton John Curtis -- 44,275 2:33
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 New York Mets  6  Montreal Expos  10  box | pbp Stade Olympique Stan Bahnsen Dale Murray -- 28,734 2:50
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  3  Pittsburgh Pirates  6  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Enrique Romo Tug McGraw -- 0 2:16
1979 reg season Aug 3,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Pittsburgh Pirates  5  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Bibby Larry Christenson -- 45,309 2:21
15 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 107 73 34 .682 0.0 524 391 133 W5 34-23 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 105 64 41 .610 8.0 563 449 114 L1 28-27 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 109 64 45 .587 10.0 533 464 69 W1 28-26 36-19 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 107 58 49 .542 15.0 482 432 50 L1 26-29 32-20 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 105 53 52 .505 19.0 511 507 4 W1 26-30 27-22 5 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 107 53 54 .495 20.0 485 535 -50 L2 24-29 29-25 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 108 32 76 .296 41.5 386 559 -173 L5 15-41 17-35 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 109 61 48 .560 0.0 588 483 105 L2 27-26 34-22 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 106 57 49 .538 2.5 490 440 50 W3 23-24 34-25 2 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 105 56 49 .533 3.0 525 474 51 W1 29-24 27-25 3 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 6.0 549 560 -11 L1 25-28 29-25 4 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 12.5 489 523 -34 W1 27-24 20-35 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 110 47 63 .427 14.5 484 560 -76 W2 21-34 26-29 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 31 78 .284 30.0 375 607 -232 L1 11-41 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 103 60 43 .583 0.0 474 393 81 W5 23-27 37-16 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 107 60 47 .561 2.0 493 431 62 W2 30-22 30-25 2 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 103 55 48 .534 5.0 465 469 -4 W1 24-27 31-21 3 4 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 7.0 479 488 -9 L3 25-33 31-20 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 104 53 51 .510 7.5 473 458 15 L1 22-28 30-24 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 105 46 59 .438 15.0 401 459 -58 L1 20-34 25-26 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 110 63 47 .573 0.0 405 416 -11 W3 25-28 38-19 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 111 59 52 .532 4.5 517 469 48 L1 29-28 30-24 2 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 52 57 .477 10.5 506 508 -2 L3 26-32 26-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 111 50 61 .450 13.5 428 468 -40 W1 20-33 30-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 108 46 62 .426 16.0 506 532 -26 W1 17-39 29-23 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 110 45 65 .409 18.0 498 554 -56 L1 18-35 27-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)