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Wednesday April 11,1979This 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 1979-04-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles6BoxDon StanhouseRich Gossage(none)
Minnesota Twins2California Angels11BoxNolan RyanDave Goltz(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals10BoxEduardo RodriguezBruce Taylor(none)
Oakland Athletics14Seattle Mariners7BoxJim ToddRick Honeycutt(none)
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers4BoxSteve ComerEric Wilkins(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Atlanta Braves5BoxTom HumeEddie SolomonFrank Pastore
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros10BoxKen ForschDon Sutton(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets2BoxElias SosaSkip LockwoodStan Bahnsen
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxSteve CarltonBert Blyleven(none)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants1BoxRandy JonesJohn MontefuscoRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1979-04-11

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
259Baltimore Orioles532.6000.5242310-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1549955.643
3714Boston Red Sox422.5001.0141311-21-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1568967.571
4916New York Yankees523.4001.51822-41-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1558768.561
51018Detroit Tigers312.3331.51221-91-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1588474.532
61221Toronto Blue Jays413.2502.01928-91-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15852106.329
71323Cleveland Indians514.2002.51023-130-31-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1568076.513
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers3301.000--172151-02-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1598079.503
326Minnesota Twins541.800--211744-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1577879.497
235Kansas City Royals541.800--3919200-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1578176.516
4610Seattle Mariners743.5711.0443950-04-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1556392.406
5812California Angels633.5001.53438-42-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1568571.545
61120Chicago White Sox413.2502.51322-91-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1567284.462
71424Oakland Athletics615.1673.52227-51-20-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15653103.340
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals4401.000--205150-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1588276.519
234Montreal Expos541.8000.5201734-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1559164.587
3613New York Mets422.5002.0231672-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1586197.386
4817Philadelphia Phillies523.4002.51720-30-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1578275.522
51022Pittsburgh Pirates514.2003.52026-60-21-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1579760.618
61226Chicago Cubs303.0003.51026-160-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1598079.503
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros651.833--237160-05-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1568472.538
248San Francisco Giants642.6671.03322113-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1566789.429
3511Los Angeles Dodgers743.5711.5302551-23-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1557580.484
4715Cincinnati Reds734.4292.53843-52-11-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1548767.565
5919San Diego Padres624.3333.01829-112-40-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1556689.426
61125Atlanta Braves615.1674.01632-160-31-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1546589.422