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Monday, August 27,1979

Monday, August 27,1979

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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  • 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 27,1979 Boston Red Sox  4  Chicago White Sox  3  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bob Stanley Ken Kravec Dick Drago 10,977 2:23
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Seattle Mariners  6  Cleveland Indians  5  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Byron McLaughlin Victor Cruz -- 5,048 3:45
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 California Angels  2  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Billingham Jim Barr Aurelio Lopez 22,874 2:27
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  9  Kansas City Royals  10  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Al Hrabosky Bob Galasso -- 30,758 3:35
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Baltimore Orioles  3  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Pete Redfern Dennis Martinez Mike Marshall 0 2:29
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Baltimore Orioles  5  Minnesota Twins  1  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Palmer Dave Goltz -- 17,207 2:24
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 New York Yankees  7  Texas Rangers  4  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Tommy John Fergie Jenkins Ron Davis 24,922 2:28
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Oakland Athletics  0  Toronto Blue Jays  7  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Phil Huffman Steve McCatty -- 12,047 2:00
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  2  Los Angeles Dodgers  4  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ken Brett Kent Tekulve -- 35,705 2:38
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Houston Astros  3  Montreal Expos  0  box | pbp Stade Olympique J.R. Richard Rudy May -- 30,410 2:52
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Atlanta Braves  5  New York Mets  1  box | pbp Shea Stadium Eddie Solomon Kevin Kobel -- 5,474 2:25
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Cincinnati Reds  4  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tom Hume Larry Christenson -- 28,421 2:16
1979 reg season Aug 27,1979 Chicago Cubs  4  San Diego Padres  5  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium John D'Acquisto Guillermo Hernandez -- 14,274 3:26
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 128 84 44 .656 0.0 612 481 131 W1 38-26 46-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 132 79 53 .598 7.0 657 578 79 L1 34-29 45-24 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 128 76 52 .594 8.0 699 554 145 W1 33-32 44-19 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 127 70 57 .551 13.5 574 516 58 W1 30-32 40-25 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 130 69 61 .531 16.0 639 625 14 W3 33-36 36-25 5 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 131 66 65 .504 19.5 618 648 -30 L1 32-37 34-28 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 130 42 88 .323 43.0 486 687 -201 W2 20-49 22-39 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 131 71 60 .542 0.0 715 602 113 L2 32-31 39-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 130 69 61 .531 1.5 679 673 6 W5 31-34 38-27 2 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 2.0 632 589 43 L1 33-30 35-31 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 131 62 69 .473 9.0 591 574 17 L5 27-38 35-31 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 57 72 .442 13.0 581 618 -37 L3 34-33 22-40 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 132 56 76 .424 15.5 586 677 -91 W1 24-39 32-37 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 132 41 91 .311 30.5 465 712 -247 L4 15-48 26-43 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 130 75 55 .577 0.0 611 534 77 L1 36-27 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 123 69 54 .561 2.5 530 454 76 L1 28-35 41-19 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 127 69 58 .543 4.5 590 569 21 L1 28-32 41-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 6.0 589 552 37 L1 29-31 38-30 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 131 65 66 .496 10.5 552 583 -31 L3 29-37 36-29 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 128 53 75 .414 21.0 485 563 -78 L5 25-38 27-38 6 11 23 -- 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 131 75 56 .573 0.0 471 470 1 W3 32-33 43-23 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 132 75 57 .568 0.5 612 518 94 W6 34-30 41-27 2 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 61 69 .469 13.5 611 608 3 W2 26-42 35-27 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 130 59 71 .454 15.5 583 610 -27 L1 29-41 30-30 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 132 56 76 .424 19.5 492 579 -87 W1 22-45 34-31 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 130 51 79 .392 23.5 548 634 -86 W1 23-44 28-35 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)