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Tuesday, August 7,1979

Tuesday, August 7,1979

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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 Aug 7,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  7  Baltimore Orioles  5  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jerry Augustine Sammy Stewart -- 39,524 3:34
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Cleveland Indians  3  Boston Red Sox  12  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez David Clyde -- 31,204 2:45
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Texas Rangers  1  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Milt Wilcox Jim Kern -- 0 2:25
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Texas Rangers  2  Detroit Tigers  8  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Billingham Dave Rajsich Aurelio Lopez 27,009 2:27
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Chicago White Sox  9  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Randy Scarbery Ken Clay Ed Farmer 33,513 2:40
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 California Angels  5  Oakland Athletics  9  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Langford Jim Barr -- 2,905 2:32
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Minnesota Twins  5  Seattle Mariners  2  box | pbp Kingdome Jerry Koosman Rich Hinton Mike Marshall 8,288 2:52
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Kansas City Royals  2  Toronto Blue Jays  3  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Tom Underwood Paul Splittorff -- 23,779 1:58
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  2  Chicago Cubs  15  box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Jim Rooker -- 34,641 2:37
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Atlanta Braves  3  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Gene Garber Doug Bair -- 25,079 3:06
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Houston Astros  8  Los Angeles Dodgers  10  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ken Brett Joe Sambito Dave Patterson 34,538 2:46
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  9  New York Mets  2  box | pbp Shea Stadium John Fulgham Kevin Kobel -- 0 2:12
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  2  New York Mets  1  box | pbp Shea Stadium Roy Thomas Pete Falcone Will McEnaney 10,651 2:17
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 Montreal Expos  2  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Larry Christenson Scott Sanderson -- 38,237 2:19
1979 reg season Aug 7,1979 San Diego Padres  2  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Gaylord Perry Gary Lavelle 24,473 2:52
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 111 74 37 .667 0.0 540 410 130 L3 35-25 39-12 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 109 68 41 .624 5.0 609 465 144 W4 31-27 37-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 113 65 48 .575 10.0 553 503 50 W1 29-26 36-22 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 111 60 51 .541 14.0 499 452 47 L1 26-29 34-22 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 17.0 529 515 14 W2 26-30 30-23 5 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 111 55 56 .495 19.0 509 571 -62 L2 24-30 31-26 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 112 34 78 .304 40.5 410 584 -174 W1 15-41 19-37 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 114 64 50 .561 0.0 617 509 108 L1 30-28 34-22 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 110 58 52 .527 4.0 549 502 47 W1 30-25 28-27 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 111 58 53 .523 4.5 517 472 45 L2 24-28 34-25 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 111 56 55 .505 6.5 572 582 -10 L1 27-30 29-25 4 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 109 49 60 .450 12.5 505 537 -32 W2 29-25 20-35 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 114 48 66 .421 16.0 504 583 -79 L1 21-34 27-32 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 113 34 79 .301 29.5 400 628 -228 W1 13-41 21-38 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 107 61 46 .570 0.0 487 407 80 L1 23-28 38-18 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 111 63 48 .568 0.0 516 456 60 L1 30-23 33-25 2 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 107 58 49 .542 3.0 495 484 11 W1 24-27 34-22 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 6.0 497 476 21 W3 25-30 30-24 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 113 57 56 .504 7.0 493 511 -18 W1 25-36 32-20 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 110 48 62 .436 14.5 414 481 -67 L3 22-35 25-28 6 11 22 -- 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 114 66 48 .579 0.0 426 433 -7 L1 25-29 41-19 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 115 62 53 .539 4.5 538 475 63 L1 29-28 33-25 2 5 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 113 54 59 .478 11.5 520 523 -3 W2 27-34 27-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 114 50 64 .439 16.0 432 487 -55 L3 20-36 30-28 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 112 49 63 .438 16.0 529 551 -22 W1 17-39 32-24 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 115 46 69 .400 20.5 509 572 -63 W1 19-39 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
Mike Norris Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)