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Sunday, August 5,1979

Sunday, August 5,1979

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Games on this date
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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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Texas Rangers  2  Cleveland Indians  6  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Len Barker Doc Medich -- 0 2:47
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Texas Rangers  14  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Danny Darwin Mike Paxton -- 45,534 2:22
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Kansas City Royals  3  Detroit Tigers  2  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dennis Leonard Dan Petry Dan Quisenberry 28,703 3:09
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Boston Red Sox  7  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Dennis Eckersley Lary Sorensen -- 0 2:36
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Boston Red Sox  19  Milwaukee Brewers  5  box | pbp County Stadium Win Remmerswaal Jerry Augustine -- 49,054 3:13
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 California Angels  11  Minnesota Twins  7  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave LaRoche Roger Erickson Mark Clear 0 2:58
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 California Angels  1  Minnesota Twins  7  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Pete Redfern Steve Eddy Mike Marshall 41,182 2:49
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Baltimore Orioles  2  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tommy John Mike Flanagan -- 54,478 2:20
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Oakland Athletics  9  Seattle Mariners  8  box | pbp Kingdome Brian Kingman John Montague Dave Hamilton 6,048 2:41
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Chicago White Sox  5  Toronto Blue Jays  4  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Ken Kravec Dave Lemanczyk Ed Farmer 21,203 2:35
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Guillermo Hernandez Silvio Martinez Bruce Sutter 0 2:20
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  5  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Bob Forsch Ken Holtzman Mark Littell 35,769 2:10
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 San Diego Padres  1  Cincinnati Reds  9  box | pbp Cinergy Field Frank Pastore Randy Jones -- 42,812 2:00
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Atlanta Braves  2  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome Bert Roberge Gene Garber Joe Sambito 35,399 2:53
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 San Francisco Giants  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  8  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Bob Knepper -- 38,962 2:37
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 New York Mets  4  Montreal Expos  2  box | pbp Stade Olympique Dock Ellis Ross Grimsley Ed Glynn 0 2:39
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 New York Mets  3  Montreal Expos  7  box | pbp Stade Olympique Rudy May Wayne Twitchell -- 46,613 2:58
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  8  Pittsburgh Pirates  12  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Rawly Eastwick -- 0 3:00
1979 reg season Aug 5,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  5  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Enrique Romo Dickie Noles Kent Tekulve 46,006 2:15
19 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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 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 109 74 35 .679 0.0 531 398 133 L1 35-24 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 108 67 41 .620 6.5 597 462 135 W3 31-27 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 112 64 48 .571 11.5 546 498 48 L3 28-26 36-22 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 109 59 50 .541 15.0 489 439 50 W1 26-29 33-21 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 19.0 518 512 6 L1 26-30 28-23 5 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 110 55 55 .500 19.5 506 559 -53 L1 24-29 31-26 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 110 33 77 .300 41.5 395 566 -171 L1 15-41 18-36 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 112 63 49 .563 0.0 607 498 109 L1 29-27 34-22 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 3.5 514 461 53 W1 24-26 34-25 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 108 57 51 .528 4.0 540 493 47 W1 29-24 28-27 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 6.5 554 567 -13 W1 26-29 29-25 4 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 13.0 496 532 -36 W1 28-25 20-35 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 112 47 65 .420 16.0 495 574 -79 L2 21-34 26-31 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 111 33 78 .297 29.5 389 618 -229 W2 13-41 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 106 61 45 .575 0.0 485 403 82 W1 23-27 38-18 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 110 63 47 .573 0.0 514 441 73 W5 30-22 33-25 2 3 5 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 106 57 49 .538 4.0 480 482 -2 L1 24-27 33-22 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 7.5 486 473 13 W1 23-30 30-24 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 112 56 56 .500 8.0 489 509 -20 L6 25-36 31-20 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 14.0 411 470 -59 L1 22-35 25-26 6 9 19 -- 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 113 66 47 .584 0.0 418 423 -5 W6 25-28 41-19 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 113 61 52 .540 5.0 533 471 62 W2 29-28 32-24 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 13.0 510 520 -10 L5 26-34 26-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 113 50 63 .442 16.0 430 484 -54 L2 20-35 30-28 4 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 48 62 .436 16.5 518 536 -18 W3 17-39 31-23 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 113 45 68 .398 21.0 505 567 -62 L4 18-38 27-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)