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Sunday, September 2,1979

Sunday, September 2,1979

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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 Sep 2,1979 Minnesota Twins  1  Baltimore Orioles  3  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Scott McGregor Roger Erickson -- 18,074 2:14
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Texas Rangers  7  Boston Red Sox  6  box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Kern Dick Drago -- 30,133 2:59
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  7  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Moose Haas Ken Kravec -- 19,435 2:37
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 California Angels  5  Cleveland Indians  2  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dave Frost Rick Waits Mark Clear 6,359 2:46
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Oakland Athletics  5  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Rick Langford Bruce Robbins -- 14,379 2:25
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Kansas City Royals  5  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rich Gossage Steve Mingori -- 34,008 3:03
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Seattle Mariners  5  Toronto Blue Jays  8  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Stieb Wayne Twitchell Jesse Jefferson 14,776 2:26
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Atlanta Braves  1  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ron Reed Joey McLaughlin -- 10,040 2:30
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 New York Mets  5  Houston Astros  4  box | pbp Astrodome Kevin Kobel Randy Niemann Neil Allen 14,215 2:43
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Chicago Cubs  2  Los Angeles Dodgers  6  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Lerrin LaGrow Bruce Sutter -- 27,092 2:51
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Cincinnati Reds  1  Montreal Expos  13  box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Mike LaCoss -- 41,096 2:17
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  2  San Diego Padres  1  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Forsch Mark Lee -- 8,987 2:07
1979 reg season Sep 2,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  5  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park John Candelaria Vida Blue -- 15,663 2:26
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 134 88 46 .657 0.0 634 496 138 W1 40-26 48-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 138 82 56 .594 8.0 691 617 74 W1 37-32 45-24 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 133 77 56 .579 10.5 721 585 136 L2 33-33 45-22 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 133 73 60 .549 14.5 607 556 51 W1 31-33 42-27 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 136 72 64 .529 17.0 671 651 20 L3 33-36 39-28 5 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 137 69 68 .504 20.5 646 675 -29 L3 32-37 37-31 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 136 44 92 .324 45.0 510 719 -209 W1 20-49 24-43 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 137 74 63 .540 0.0 740 637 103 W3 35-34 39-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 136 72 64 .529 1.5 728 716 12 L1 33-36 39-28 2 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 135 70 65 .519 3.0 647 611 36 L1 35-32 35-33 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 137 66 71 .482 8.0 630 602 28 W2 30-39 36-32 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 134 60 74 .448 12.5 603 636 -33 L1 34-33 25-42 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 138 58 80 .420 16.5 611 701 -90 L1 26-43 32-37 6 12 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 138 46 92 .333 28.5 500 737 -237 W3 20-49 26-43 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 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 136 81 55 .596 0.0 642 548 94 W6 42-27 39-28 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 128 74 54 .578 3.0 570 473 97 W5 28-35 46-19 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 134 73 61 .545 7.0 613 568 45 W3 34-32 38-30 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 133 71 62 .534 8.5 608 591 17 L3 30-36 41-26 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 136 68 68 .500 13.0 574 602 -28 W3 32-37 36-31 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 133 54 79 .406 25.5 499 583 -84 W1 26-40 27-40 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 136 77 59 .566 0.0 489 488 1 L1 32-35 45-24 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 137 77 60 .562 0.5 634 554 80 L3 36-33 41-27 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 136 64 72 .471 13.0 631 630 1 W3 26-42 38-30 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 137 60 77 .438 17.5 600 642 -42 L4 29-41 31-36 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 137 57 80 .416 20.5 507 598 -91 L3 22-45 35-35 5 10 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 135 53 82 .393 23.5 566 656 -90 L3 25-44 28-38 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Jim Rooker Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)