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Monday, August 6,1979

Monday, August 6,1979

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 Aug 6,1979 Baltimore Orioles  4  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Tippy Martinez -- 36,314 2:26
1979 reg season Aug 6,1979 California Angels  5  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ralph Botting Steve McCatty Mark Clear 8,160 2:36
1979 reg season Aug 6,1979 Minnesota Twins  4  Seattle Mariners  7  box | pbp Kingdome Rick Honeycutt Darrell Jackson Byron McLaughlin 7,193 2:43
1979 reg season Aug 6,1979 Kansas City Royals  16  Toronto Blue Jays  12  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Steve Mingori Dave Stieb -- 15,108 3:29
1979 reg season Aug 6,1979 Atlanta Braves  1  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Mickey Mahler -- 23,891 2:09
1979 reg season Aug 6,1979 San Francisco Giants  7  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ed Whitson Charlie Hough -- 30,453 2:50
6 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.
  • 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 110 74 36 .673 0.0 535 403 132 L2 35-25 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 108 67 41 .620 6.0 597 462 135 W3 31-27 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 112 64 48 .571 11.0 546 498 48 L3 28-26 36-22 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 14.0 494 443 51 W2 26-29 34-21 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 18.5 518 512 6 L1 26-30 28-23 5 9 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 110 55 55 .500 19.0 506 559 -53 L1 24-29 31-26 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 111 33 78 .297 41.5 407 582 -175 L2 15-41 18-37 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 113 64 49 .566 0.0 612 500 112 W1 30-27 34-22 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 4.0 514 461 53 W1 24-26 34-25 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 5.0 544 500 44 L1 29-25 28-27 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 6.5 570 579 -9 W2 27-29 29-25 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 13.5 496 532 -36 W1 28-25 20-35 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 113 48 65 .425 16.0 502 578 -76 W1 21-34 27-31 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 112 33 79 .295 30.5 391 623 -232 L1 13-41 20-38 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 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 112 56 56 .500 8.0 489 509 -20 L6 25-36 31-20 5 7 16 -- 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 114 62 52 .544 4.5 536 472 64 W3 29-28 33-24 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 112 53 59 .473 12.5 517 521 -4 W1 27-34 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 111 48 63 .432 17.0 519 543 -24 L1 17-39 31-24 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 114 45 69 .395 21.5 506 570 -64 L5 18-39 27-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
John Hale -- Hist Released by Mariners
1 record(s)