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Friday, September 21,1979

Friday, September 21,1979

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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 Sep 21,1979 Detroit Tigers  1  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park John Tudor Dave Rozema -- 24,802 1:45
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Texas Rangers  3  California Angels  1  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Doc Medich Mark Clear Jim Kern 37,450 2:56
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Minnesota Twins  3  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Jerry Koosman Moose Haas Mike Marshall 10,791 2:16
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Kansas City Royals  13  Oakland Athletics  4  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Paul Splittorff Rick Langford -- 2,340 2:41
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Chicago White Sox  7  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Steve Trout Mike Parrott Ed Farmer 6,011 2:08
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 New York Yankees  2  Toronto Blue Jays  3  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Tom Underwood Ron Guidry Tom Buskey 22,331 2:18
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  0  Chicago Cubs  2  box | pbp Wrigley Field Lynn McGlothen Don Robinson -- 9,552 2:11
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Cincinnati Reds  2  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome Joe Sambito Tom Hume -- 44,975 3:30
1979 reg season Sep 21,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  1  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Juan Eichelberger Gerry Hannahs -- 16,514 2:12
9 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 151 99 52 .656 0.0 713 549 164 W1 46-31 53-21 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 153 90 63 .588 10.0 760 675 85 L1 41-36 49-27 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 152 85 67 .559 14.5 806 679 127 W1 38-39 48-27 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 152 81 71 .533 18.5 677 644 33 L2 36-41 45-30 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 153 81 72 .529 19.0 747 703 44 L2 36-40 45-32 5 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 152 77 75 .507 22.5 722 758 -36 L1 32-42 45-33 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 154 52 102 .338 48.5 581 808 -227 W2 20-55 32-47 7 13 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 154 83 71 .539 0.0 835 742 93 L1 38-40 45-31 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 154 81 73 .526 2.0 815 795 20 W1 37-39 44-34 2 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 154 80 74 .519 3.0 727 674 53 W2 42-37 38-37 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 154 78 76 .506 5.0 718 667 51 W4 39-40 39-36 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 151 69 82 .457 12.5 693 713 -20 W3 37-39 31-44 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 154 63 91 .409 20.0 666 787 -121 L4 29-46 34-45 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 154 52 102 .338 31.0 552 818 -266 L6 22-53 30-49 7 14 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 Montreal Expos franchise | log 150 91 59 .607 0.0 659 528 131 W4 36-36 55-23 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 153 91 62 .595 1.5 712 608 104 L3 48-32 43-30 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 152 81 71 .533 11.0 673 640 33 W1 38-36 42-36 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 154 80 74 .519 13.0 647 674 -27 W2 39-40 41-34 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 153 78 75 .510 14.5 676 662 14 W1 34-44 44-31 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 152 57 95 .375 35.0 541 655 -114 L6 28-45 28-51 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 154 87 67 .565 0.0 712 619 93 L1 41-38 46-29 1 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 153 85 68 .556 1.5 550 544 6 W2 34-40 51-28 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 154 75 79 .487 12.0 696 683 13 L1 30-46 45-33 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 154 68 86 .442 19.0 648 706 -58 L2 32-47 36-39 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 154 64 90 .416 23.0 568 653 -85 W1 26-49 38-41 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 151 60 91 .397 25.5 627 737 -110 L1 30-48 30-43 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Dock Ellis Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Sold by New York Mets to Pittsburgh Pirates
1 record(s)