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Saturday, August 18,1979

Saturday, August 18,1979

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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 18,1979 Kansas City Royals  2  Baltimore Orioles  9  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Scott McGregor Larry Gura Dave Ford 37,645 3:17
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Chicago White Sox  2  Boston Red Sox  8  box | pbp Fenway Park Steve Renko Steve Trout -- 33,969 1:38
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  5  California Angels  7  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Tom Underwood Mark Clear 30,361 2:30
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Texas Rangers  7  Milwaukee Brewers  3  box | pbp County Stadium Fergie Jenkins Jim Slaton Jim Kern 49,172 2:57
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Minnesota Twins  3  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Davis Mike Marshall Rich Gossage 38,695 2:44
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Cleveland Indians  1  Oakland Athletics  4  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Langford Rick Wise -- 2,273 2:21
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Detroit Tigers  7  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Jack Morris Rob Dressler -- 14,049 2:28
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 San Diego Padres  2  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Dick Tidrow Rollie Fingers -- 24,881 2:28
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 New York Mets  3  Cincinnati Reds  4  box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Neil Allen -- 37,694 2:22
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Houston Astros  0  box | pbp Astrodome Larry Christenson J.R. Richard Ron Reed 37,735 2:23
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Atlanta Braves  1  Montreal Expos  2  box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Joey McLaughlin -- 23,115 2:31
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  1  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jerry Reuss Don Robinson -- 40,238 2:34
1979 reg season Aug 18,1979 San Francisco Giants  4  St. Louis Cardinals  5  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Roy Thomas Vida Blue -- 32,848 2:03
13 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 120 79 41 .658 0.0 571 448 123 W1 35-25 44-16 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 120 75 45 .625 4.0 672 516 156 W1 31-27 44-18 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 123 72 51 .585 8.5 604 541 63 L1 31-28 41-23 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 120 65 55 .542 14.0 531 491 40 W1 26-30 39-25 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 121 63 58 .521 16.5 599 582 17 W5 31-34 32-24 5 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 122 61 61 .500 19.0 558 605 -47 L3 30-35 31-26 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 122 39 83 .320 41.0 449 631 -182 L1 20-45 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 123 68 55 .553 0.0 662 550 112 W1 31-28 37-27 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 3.0 594 553 41 L1 33-29 31-28 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 122 63 59 .516 4.5 638 628 10 L1 30-34 33-25 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 123 61 62 .496 7.0 567 533 34 W1 26-35 35-27 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 121 54 67 .446 13.0 551 576 -25 L1 32-30 22-37 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 123 50 73 .407 18.0 530 635 -105 L2 22-36 28-37 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 123 38 85 .309 30.0 432 669 -237 W3 14-44 24-41 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 122 70 52 .574 0.0 577 505 72 L2 34-25 36-27 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 117 66 51 .564 1.5 514 438 76 W3 26-33 40-18 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 119 65 54 .546 3.5 567 544 23 W4 26-30 39-24 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 63 58 .521 6.5 551 528 23 W2 27-30 35-29 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 123 63 60 .512 7.5 531 553 -22 W3 28-37 35-23 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 120 52 68 .433 17.0 468 524 -56 L2 25-37 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 123 70 53 .569 0.0 445 453 -8 L3 27-31 43-22 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 2.5 573 498 75 W2 30-30 38-26 2 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 122 57 65 .467 12.5 582 580 2 W5 24-40 33-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 13.0 559 581 -22 L4 28-38 29-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 124 53 71 .427 17.5 467 541 -74 L5 21-42 32-29 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 124 47 77 .379 23.5 528 617 -89 L5 19-43 28-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)