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Thursday, August 16,1979

Thursday, August 16,1979

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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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  • 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 16,1979 Kansas City Royals  4  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Paul Splittorff Dennis Martinez -- 18,932 2:31
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 Chicago White Sox  5  Boston Red Sox  7  box | pbp Fenway Park Allen Ripley Mike Proly -- 33,806 2:41
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 Texas Rangers  1  Milwaukee Brewers  4  box | pbp County Stadium Lary Sorensen Brian Allard -- 14,559 2:07
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 Minnesota Twins  5  New York Yankees  1  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Geoff Zahn Catfish Hunter -- 22,036 2:31
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 New York Mets  6  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Pete Falcone Phil Niekro Neil Allen 7,397 2:37
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 San Francisco Giants  4  Chicago Cubs  14  box | pbp Wrigley Field Lynn McGlothen Bob Knepper -- 19,730 2:11
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 San Diego Padres  4  Pittsburgh Pirates  5  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bruce Kison Gaylord Perry Enrique Romo 14,201 2:59
1979 reg season Aug 16,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  4  St. Louis Cardinals  2  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bobby Castillo George Frazier -- 19,551 3:39
8 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 118 78 40 .661 0.0 561 439 122 L1 35-25 43-15 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 118 74 44 .627 4.0 663 510 153 W4 31-27 43-17 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 121 71 50 .587 8.5 596 533 63 W5 31-28 40-22 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 118 64 54 .542 14.0 524 483 41 L1 26-30 38-24 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 17.5 583 576 7 W3 29-34 32-24 5 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 120 61 59 .508 18.0 554 596 -42 L1 30-33 31-26 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 120 38 82 .317 41.0 438 619 -181 L1 19-44 19-38 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 121 67 54 .554 0.0 650 539 111 L3 31-28 36-26 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 119 63 56 .529 3.0 586 546 40 W1 32-28 31-28 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 120 62 58 .517 4.5 629 618 11 W1 29-33 33-25 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 7.0 559 525 34 L5 25-34 35-27 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 13.0 545 567 -22 L3 31-29 22-37 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 121 50 71 .413 17.0 524 619 -95 W1 22-36 28-35 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 121 36 85 .298 31.0 423 665 -242 W1 14-44 22-41 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 120 70 50 .583 0.0 570 493 77 W6 34-25 36-25 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 3.5 511 437 74 W1 26-33 38-18 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 63 54 .538 5.5 555 536 19 W2 26-30 37-24 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 8.5 543 524 19 L3 27-30 33-29 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 9.5 525 551 -26 W1 26-37 35-23 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 17.0 462 516 -54 W3 25-35 26-32 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 121 70 51 .579 0.0 443 447 -4 L1 27-31 43-20 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 122 66 56 .541 4.5 565 492 73 L1 30-30 36-26 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 13.0 555 573 -18 L2 28-36 29-28 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 120 55 65 .458 14.5 570 573 -3 W3 22-40 33-25 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 17.5 459 529 -70 L3 21-40 32-29 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 122 47 75 .385 23.5 527 614 -87 L3 19-41 28-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)