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Tuesday April 10,1979This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1979-04-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles6BoxRich GossageSammy StewartDick Tidrow
Minnesota Twins8California Angels1BoxJerry KoosmanFrank TananaMike Marshall
Toronto Blue Jays10Chicago White Sox2BoxPhil HuffmanKen KravecDave Freisleben
Boston Red Sox0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike CaldwellDennis Eckersley(none)
Oakland Athletics1Seattle Mariners4BoxGlenn AbbottRick LangfordShane Rawley
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers5BoxJim KernRick Wise(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves6BoxPhil NiekroFred NormanGene Garber
Los Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros2BoxJ.R. RichardBurt Hooton(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets2BoxDavid PalmerDale MurrayStan Bahnsen
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxDick RuthvenEnrique Romo(none)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants4BoxVida BlueJohn D'Acquisto(none)
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob SykesLynn McGlothen(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Milwaukee Brewers431.750--13672-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1579265.586
5614New York Yankees422.5001.01316-31-01-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1568769.558
4815Detroit Tigers211.5001.0911-21-00-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1598475.528
3912Boston Red Sox422.5001.0141311-21-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1568967.571
2713Baltimore Orioles422.5001.0181800-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium15510055.645
71318Toronto Blue Jays413.2502.01928-91-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15852106.329
61120Cleveland Indians413.2502.01019-90-21-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1578077.510
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins4401.000--196134-00-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1587880.494
222Texas Rangers2201.0001.0132111-01-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1608179.506
338Kansas City Royals431.7501.02916130-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1588276.519
4511Seattle Mariners642.6671.03725120-04-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1566393.404
51016California Angels523.4002.52336-132-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1578671.548
61219Chicago White Sox413.2503.01322-91-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1567284.462
71426Oakland Athletics505.0004.5820-120-20-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15754103.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals4401.000--205150-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1588276.519
246Montreal Expos431.7501.0171523-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1569264.590
3510New York Mets321.6671.5211382-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1596198.384
4822Philadelphia Phillies413.2503.01216-40-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1588375.525
5921Pittsburgh Pirates413.2503.01621-50-11-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1589761.614
61225Chicago Cubs303.0003.51026-160-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1598079.503
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros541.800--13490-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1578572.541
224San Francisco Giants541.800--3218143-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1576790.427
369Los Angeles Dodgers642.6670.52715121-13-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1567581.481
4717Cincinnati Reds624.3332.52938-91-11-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1558867.568
61023San Diego Padres514.2003.01428-141-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1566789.429
51124Atlanta Braves514.2003.01123-120-31-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1556590.419


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Randy ElliottOF27.310Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bobby ValentineSS-OF28.332Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.