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Tuesday, August 28,1979

Tuesday, August 28,1979

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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 28,1979 Boston Red Sox  3  Chicago White Sox  7  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ross Baumgarten Allen Ripley Ed Farmer 12,287 2:33
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 California Angels  2  Detroit Tigers  12  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bruce Robbins Don Aase -- 19,178 2:29
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  11  Kansas City Royals  6  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Moose Haas Craig Chamberlain -- 26,278 3:07
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 New York Yankees  2  Texas Rangers  10  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jim Kern Ken Clay -- 23,339 2:46
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Oakland Athletics  6  Toronto Blue Jays  3  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Rick Langford Dave Stieb -- 21,736 2:35
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium John Candelaria Charlie Hough -- 31,587 2:09
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Houston Astros  6  Montreal Expos  7  box | pbp Stade Olympique David Palmer Pete Ladd -- 30,513 2:55
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Atlanta Braves  6  New York Mets  4  box | pbp Shea Stadium Phil Niekro Dock Ellis Joey McLaughlin 6,586 2:29
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Cincinnati Reds  5  Philadelphia Phillies  2  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Frank Pastore Steve Carlton Tom Hume 31,113 2:19
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 Chicago Cubs  3  San Diego Padres  1  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rick Reuschel Randy Jones Bruce Sutter 13,515 2:03
1979 reg season Aug 28,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  2  San Francisco Giants  1  box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Forsch Bob Knepper Mark Littell 18,836 2:29
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 133 80 53 .602 6.5 668 584 84 W1 35-29 45-24 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 129 76 53 .589 8.5 702 561 141 L1 33-33 44-19 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 14.0 576 526 50 L1 30-33 40-25 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 15.5 651 627 24 W4 33-36 37-25 5 6 12 -- 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 131 42 89 .321 43.5 489 693 -204 L1 20-49 22-40 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 132 71 61 .538 0.0 717 614 103 L3 32-32 39-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 1.5 632 589 43 L1 33-30 35-31 2 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 131 69 62 .527 1.5 685 684 1 L1 31-34 38-28 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 132 63 69 .477 8.0 601 576 25 W1 27-38 36-31 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 130 58 72 .446 12.0 588 621 -33 W1 34-33 23-40 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 132 56 76 .424 15.0 586 677 -91 W1 24-39 32-37 6 12 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 133 42 91 .316 29.5 471 715 -244 W1 16-48 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 131 76 55 .580 0.0 615 535 80 W1 37-27 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 124 70 54 .565 2.5 537 460 77 W1 28-35 42-19 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 4.5 593 570 23 W1 29-32 41-26 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 129 69 60 .535 6.0 591 553 38 W1 30-31 38-30 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 132 65 67 .492 11.5 554 588 -34 L4 29-37 36-30 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 129 53 76 .411 22.0 489 569 -80 L6 25-38 27-39 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 133 76 57 .571 0.0 617 520 97 W7 35-30 41-27 1 2 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 132 75 57 .568 0.5 477 477 0 L1 32-34 43-23 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 131 61 70 .466 14.0 612 612 0 L1 26-42 35-28 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 131 59 72 .450 16.0 584 612 -28 L2 29-41 30-31 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 133 56 77 .421 20.0 493 582 -89 L1 22-45 34-32 5 10 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 131 52 79 .397 23.0 554 638 -84 W2 24-44 28-35 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Andy Messersmith -- Hist Released by Dodgers
Doyle Alexander New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Lerrin LaGrow Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Andy Messersmith Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)