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Sunday April 22,1979This 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 1979-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezMoose Haas(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike FlanaganLary Sorensen(none)
Kansas City Royals0Boston Red Sox6BoxMike TorrezRich Gale(none)
Oakland Athletics7California Angels6BoxDave HeaverloDave LaRoche(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians8BoxRick WaitsFrancisco BarriosSid Monge
Toronto Blue Jays1Detroit Tigers4BoxDave RozemaTom Underwood(none)
Seattle Mariners1Minnesota Twins3BoxDave GoltzGlenn Abbott(none)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees5BoxRon GuidryDock Ellis(none)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves8BoxGene GarberRollie Fingers(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs4BoxRick ReuschelScott Sanderson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros3BoxJoaquin AndujarJohn CandelariaJoe Sambito
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJesse OroscoSteve CarltonSkip Lockwood
Los Angeles Dodgers9San Francisco Giants2BoxDon SuttonEd Halicki(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBuddy SchultzTom Hume(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1394.692--8049312-27-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1478265.558
258New York Yankees1596.6001.06061-14-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1458065.552
3610Detroit Tigers1165.5452.0635492-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1507971.527
4814Baltimore Orioles1688.5002.57073-31-57-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1439449.657
5918Milwaukee Brewers1578.4673.0696813-74-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1468858.603
61120Toronto Blue Jays1459.3574.56895-273-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium14848100.324
71425Cleveland Indians1349.3085.04470-261-53-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1487771.520
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels16124.750--11766518-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1467670.521
234Texas Rangers1284.6672.05943163-35-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1507575.500
345Minnesota Twins1495.6432.0736677-22-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1487375.493
4715Chicago White Sox1477.5004.08372116-31-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1466680.452
51019Kansas City Royals1358.3855.57182-111-74-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1498069.537
71223Seattle Mariners16511.3137.07698-220-55-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1466284.425
61324Oakland Athletics16511.3137.05793-362-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1464997.336
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
236Philadelphia Phillies1385.615--5736214-44-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1497673.510
127Montreal Expos1385.615--4547-24-44-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1478760.592
3712Chicago Cubs1266.5001.54148-71-35-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1507476.493
4613St. Louis Cardinals1477.5001.5565332-54-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1487969.534
51022New York Mets1248.3333.54451-73-41-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1505991.393
61226Pittsburgh Pirates14410.2864.55575-200-54-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1489454.635
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros16124.750--7141304-38-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1467769.527
249Cincinnati Reds1697.5633.0807196-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1458164.559
3511San Francisco Giants1798.5293.5808004-35-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1456283.428
5917San Diego Padres1789.4714.58189-84-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1446084.417
4816Los Angeles Dodgers1789.4714.56673-73-35-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1457174.490
61121Atlanta Braves15510.3336.56577-123-62-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1456184.421