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Tuesday, September 18,1979

Tuesday, September 18,1979

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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 18,1979 Minnesota Twins  0  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ken Kravec Dave Goltz -- 5,196 2:21
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 New York Yankees  3  Cleveland Indians  16  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paxton Paul Mirabella -- 8,908 2:30
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Baltimore Orioles  1  Detroit Tigers  2  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dan Petry Mike Flanagan Aurelio Lopez 13,586 2:09
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 California Angels  6  Kansas City Royals  4  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dave Frost Rich Gale John Montague 29,733 3:02
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Texas Rangers  9  Oakland Athletics  5  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Fergie Jenkins Steve McCatty -- 750 2:29
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  7  Seattle Mariners  6  box | pbp Kingdome Jerry Augustine Shane Rawley Bill Castro 5,205 2:34
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Boston Red Sox  8  Toronto Blue Jays  3  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mike Torrez Phil Huffman -- 13,208 2:16
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Atlanta Braves  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  6  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jerry Reuss Eddie Solomon -- 21,591 1:59
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  5  Montreal Expos  3  box | pbp Stade Olympique Grant Jackson Dale Murray Dave Roberts 56,976 3:04
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Chicago Cubs  2  New York Mets  0  box | pbp Shea Stadium Rick Reuschel John Pacella Bruce Sutter 0 2:04
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Chicago Cubs  2  New York Mets  1  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dick Tidrow Neil Allen Bruce Sutter 4,233 3:08
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Houston Astros  0  San Diego Padres  4  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Eric Rasmussen Rick Williams -- 6,349 2:35
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Cincinnati Reds  1  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Ed Whitson Frank Pastore Greg Minton 7,183 2:34
1979 reg season Sep 18,1979 Philadelphia Phillies  5  St. Louis Cardinals  3  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tug McGraw Dan O'Brien -- 7,340 2:34
14 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 149 98 51 .658 0.0 705 537 168 L1 45-30 53-21 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 151 89 62 .589 10.0 746 671 75 W4 40-36 49-26 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 149 83 66 .557 15.0 792 672 120 W2 37-38 47-27 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 149 80 69 .537 18.0 672 638 34 L4 35-39 45-30 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 150 80 70 .533 18.5 734 691 43 W1 36-39 44-31 5 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 151 77 74 .510 22.0 722 756 -34 W3 32-42 45-32 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 151 50 101 .331 49.0 572 796 -224 L2 20-55 30-46 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 151 82 69 .543 0.0 819 727 92 W1 37-39 45-30 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 151 79 72 .523 3.0 790 776 14 L1 36-39 43-33 2 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 151 78 73 .517 4.0 721 665 56 L1 41-36 37-37 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 152 76 76 .500 6.5 706 662 44 W2 37-40 39-36 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 149 67 82 .450 14.0 680 709 -29 W1 36-39 30-44 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 152 63 89 .414 19.5 661 768 -107 L2 29-46 34-43 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 152 52 100 .342 30.5 544 796 -252 L4 22-53 30-47 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 149 90 59 .604 0.0 697 592 105 W2 47-29 43-30 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 146 87 59 .596 1.5 644 523 121 L2 32-36 55-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 149 79 70 .530 11.0 663 633 30 L3 38-36 40-35 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 151 78 73 .517 13.0 633 659 -26 W4 39-40 39-33 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 149 76 73 .510 14.0 667 652 15 W2 33-42 43-31 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 148 57 91 .385 32.5 536 640 -104 L2 28-45 28-47 6 12 24 -- 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 151 85 66 .563 0.0 699 609 90 L2 39-37 46-29 1 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 150 83 67 .553 1.5 535 535 0 L1 34-40 49-27 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 151 73 78 .483 12.0 685 678 7 W2 30-45 43-33 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 152 68 84 .447 17.5 646 696 -50 W4 32-45 36-39 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 151 63 88 .417 22.0 558 641 -83 W1 26-49 37-39 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 149 59 90 .396 25.0 620 725 -105 L2 29-47 30-43 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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
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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
Ed Lynch New York Mets Hist Traded from Texas Rangers with Mike Jorgensen to New York Mets for Willie Montanez (8/12/1979)
Bob Lacey Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Joe Wallis Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)