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Monday, September 3,1979

Monday, September 3,1979

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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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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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  1  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Tippy Martinez Tom Buskey -- 0 2:44
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Toronto Blue Jays  1  Baltimore Orioles  5  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Dave Lemanczyk -- 20,432 2:01
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Chicago White Sox  5  California Angels  6  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Ross Baumgarten John Montague 34,684 2:43
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Detroit Tigers  3  Cleveland Indians  4  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Wise Jack Morris -- 9,095 2:25
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Kansas City Royals  1  Minnesota Twins  0  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dennis Leonard Geoff Zahn -- 19,643 2:22
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Boston Red Sox  6  New York Yankees  10  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Dennis Eckersley Ron Davis 46,298 2:42
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Oakland Athletics  3  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Slaton Mike Norris Jerry Augustine 7,948 2:31
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Texas Rangers  4  Seattle Mariners  1  box | pbp Kingdome Doc Medich Floyd Bannister Jim Kern 7,302 2:47
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Cincinnati Reds  6  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Doug Bair Gene Garber Tom Hume 3,139 2:30
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  2  Chicago Cubs  1  box | pbp Wrigley Field John Fulgham Dennis Lamp -- 31,120 2:18
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  1  Houston Astros  0  box | pbp Astrodome Jerry Reuss Joe Niekro -- 19,280 2:04
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 New York Mets  2  Montreal Expos  7  box | pbp Stade Olympique Bill Lee Ray Burris Stan Bahnsen 0 2:23
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 New York Mets  5  Montreal Expos  6  box | pbp Stade Olympique Bill Atkinson Neil Allen -- 48,366 3:20
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  0  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Steve Carlton Bert Blyleven Tug McGraw 0 2:07
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  3  Pittsburgh Pirates  7  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Rooker Randy Lerch Kent Tekulve 43,444 2:44
1979 reg season Sep 3,1979 San Francisco Giants  0  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Ed Whitson Eric Rasmussen 7,333 2:36
16 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 136 90 46 .662 0.0 641 498 143 W3 40-26 50-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 139 83 56 .597 8.5 697 620 77 W2 38-32 45-24 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 134 77 57 .575 12.0 727 595 132 L3 33-34 45-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 134 74 60 .552 15.0 617 562 55 W2 31-33 43-27 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 137 72 65 .526 18.5 674 655 19 L4 33-37 39-28 5 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 138 70 68 .507 21.0 650 678 -28 W1 32-37 38-31 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 138 44 94 .319 47.0 512 726 -214 L2 20-51 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 138 75 63 .543 0.0 746 642 104 W4 35-34 40-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 137 73 64 .533 1.5 729 716 13 W1 34-36 39-28 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 136 70 66 .515 4.0 647 612 35 L2 35-32 35-34 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 138 67 71 .486 8.0 634 603 31 W3 31-39 36-32 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 135 60 75 .444 13.5 608 642 -34 L2 34-34 25-42 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 139 58 81 .417 17.5 612 705 -93 L2 26-43 32-38 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 139 46 93 .331 29.5 503 743 -240 L1 20-49 26-44 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 138 82 56 .594 0.0 649 553 96 W1 42-27 40-29 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 130 76 54 .585 2.0 583 480 103 W7 28-35 48-19 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 135 74 61 .548 6.5 615 569 46 W4 35-32 38-30 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 134 71 63 .530 9.0 609 593 16 L4 30-36 41-27 4 6 12 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 138 69 69 .500 13.0 579 609 -30 L1 33-38 36-31 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 135 54 81 .400 26.5 506 596 -90 L2 26-42 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 138 78 60 .565 0.0 640 559 81 W1 37-33 41-27 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 137 77 60 .562 0.5 489 489 0 L2 32-35 45-25 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 137 65 72 .474 12.5 632 630 2 W4 27-42 38-30 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 18.0 600 645 -45 L5 29-42 31-36 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 138 58 80 .420 20.0 510 598 -88 W1 22-45 36-35 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 136 53 83 .390 24.0 571 662 -91 L4 25-44 28-39 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)