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Friday, December 21,1979

Friday, December 21,1979

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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.
1979 Final Standings
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  • 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 159 102 57 .642 0.0 757 582 175 L2 47-33 55-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 161 95 66 .590 8.0 807 722 85 L1 43-37 52-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 160 90 70 .563 12.5 841 711 130 L1 40-40 51-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 160 89 71 .556 13.5 734 672 62 W8 38-41 51-30 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 160 84 76 .525 18.5 770 738 32 W1 38-42 46-34 5 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 161 81 80 .503 22.0 760 805 -45 W2 34-46 47-34 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 162 53 109 .327 50.5 613 862 -249 L5 21-60 32-49 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 162 88 74 .543 0.0 866 768 98 W1 39-42 49-32 1 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 162 85 77 .525 3.0 851 816 35 L1 39-42 46-35 2 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 5.0 750 698 52 L1 39-42 44-37 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 162 82 80 .506 6.0 764 725 39 W1 43-38 39-42 4 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 159 74 85 .465 12.5 730 748 -18 W1 40-41 33-45 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 162 67 95 .414 21.0 711 820 -109 L1 31-50 36-45 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 162 54 108 .333 34.0 573 860 -287 W1 23-58 31-50 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 163 98 65 .601 0.0 775 643 132 W1 50-32 48-33 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 160 95 65 .594 1.5 701 581 120 L1 39-40 56-25 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 163 87 76 .534 11.0 731 693 38 L4 44-37 42-40 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 163 84 79 .515 14.0 683 718 -35 W1 41-41 43-38 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 162 80 82 .494 17.5 706 707 -1 L1 35-46 45-36 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 163 64 99 .393 34.0 593 706 -113 W6 35-46 28-54 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 161 90 71 .559 0.0 731 644 87 L2 42-39 48-32 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 162 89 73 .549 1.5 583 582 1 W2 37-44 52-29 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 162 79 83 .488 11.5 739 717 22 L2 33-48 46-35 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 162 71 91 .438 19.5 672 751 -79 L1 33-48 38-43 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 161 68 93 .422 22.0 603 681 -78 W1 29-51 39-42 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 160 66 94 .413 23.5 669 763 -94 W2 32-49 34-45 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Larry Andersen Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians to Pittsburgh Pirates for Larry Littleton and John Burden
Larry Littleton Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates with John Burden to Cleveland Indians for Larry Andersen
2 record(s)