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Friday April 27,1979This 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 1979-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6California Angels8BoxMark ClearAndy Hassler(none)
Texas Rangers0Chicago White Sox11BoxRoss BaumgartenDoyle Alexander(none)
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers3BoxJerry KoosmanDave RozemaMike Marshall
Cleveland Indians7Kansas City Royals15BoxPaul SplittorffWayne GarlandEduardo Rodriguez
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics1BoxMike FlanaganMatt Keough(none)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners6BoxMike ParrottDick TidrowShane Rawley
Milwaukee Brewers8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxLary SorensenPhil HuffmanBob McClure
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroDonnie Moore(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxFrank PastoreMark Littell(none)
San Francisco Giants8Montreal Expos14BoxBill LeeBob Knepper(none)
San Diego Padres0Philadelphia Phillies2BoxNino EspinosaGaylord Perry(none)
Houston Astros9Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxFrank RiccelliEd Whitson(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox17125.706--9661355-37-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1437964.552
258Baltimore Orioles20128.6001.59380135-57-3W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1399049.647
469New York Yankees18108.5562.56869-15-45-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1427963.556
3711Milwaukee Brewers18108.5562.58979104-76-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1438558.594
51018Detroit Tigers1468.4294.5727112-54-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1477968.537
61122Toronto Blue Jays18612.3336.578112-344-72-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1444797.326
71426Cleveland Indians17512.2947.06496-321-74-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1447668.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels20137.650--13188438-25-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1427567.528
236Minnesota Twins17116.6470.5847869-32-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457174.490
347Texas Rangers16106.6251.0685993-47-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1467373.500
4810Kansas City Royals18108.5562.010710251-79-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1447569.521
5916Chicago White Sox18810.4444.010388156-62-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1426577.458
61224Oakland Athletics19613.3166.560103-432-54-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1434895.336
71325Seattle Mariners20614.3007.086113-270-56-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1426181.430
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies17125.706--7549264-48-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1457273.497
234Montreal Expos16115.6880.57362114-47-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1448460.583
3412St. Louis Cardinals1798.5293.0686444-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1457768.531
4614Chicago Cubs1578.4674.04957-81-46-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1477374.497
5817New York Mets1468.4294.5565423-43-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1485791.385
61121Pittsburgh Pirates17611.3536.07588-132-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1459253.634
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros19145.737--8655316-48-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1437568.524
2513Cincinnati Reds19109.5264.0888626-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1428062.563
3715San Francisco Giants20911.4505.591106-154-65-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1426280.437
5919San Diego Padres20812.4006.588105-174-94-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1416081.426
41020Los Angeles Dodgers20812.4006.57989-103-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1427171.500
61223Atlanta Braves18612.3337.57588-133-63-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1426082.423


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
George ThroopP28.154Traded by Royals to Astros for Keith Drumright.