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Saturday May 19,1979This 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 1979-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox4BoxBill CampbellEd FigueroaDick Drago
Chicago White Sox6California Angels10BoxChris KnappRich WorthamDave LaRoche
Detroit Tigers0Cleveland Indians6BoxRick WaitsJack Morris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Oakland Athletics12BoxJohn Henry JohnsonMoose Haas(none)
Texas Rangers0Seattle Mariners4BoxFloyd BannisterFergie Jenkins(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim PalmerTom UnderwoodDon Stanhouse
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves2BoxTom GriffinCraig SkokGary Lavelle
San Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves6BoxJohn CurtisGene GarberTom Griffin
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs0BoxJim RookerMike KrukowGrant Jackson
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds5BoxPaul MoskauRick SutcliffePedro Borbon
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros2BoxRollie FingersJ.R. Richard(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9New York Mets4BoxDarold KnowlesDwight Bernard(none)
Montreal Expos10Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRudy MayRawly EastwickDan Schatzeder

Standings as of 1979-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles382513.658--1991425712-813-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1217744.636
233Boston Red Sox372413.6490.5196149477-617-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1236756.545
3610New York Yankees382117.5534.0176156207-914-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1226854.557
4712Milwaukee Brewers392118.5384.51881622611-1410-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1227448.607
51019Detroit Tigers321418.4388.0152162-106-118-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1297158.550
61120Cleveland Indians371522.4059.5139176-375-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1246658.532
71426Toronto Blue Jays401030.25016.0147228-816-154-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1224379.352
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins362412.667--2011713015-49-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1265868.460
246California Angels392415.6151.52251784711-813-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1236459.520
359Texas Rangers372116.5683.5172168412-99-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1256263.496
4811Kansas City Royals392118.5384.52192001910-1211-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1236459.520
5915Chicago White Sox371819.4866.5186186013-115-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1235568.447
61223Oakland Athletics391326.33312.5135213-785-128-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1234182.333
71324Seattle Mariners401327.32513.0167211-442-1211-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1225468.443
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Philadelphia Phillies372413.649--1891414814-810-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1256065.480
225Montreal Expos352213.6291.01571411611-1211-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1257352.584
348St. Louis Cardinals362115.5832.5151125268-812-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1266561.516
4716Chicago Cubs341618.4716.5156181-255-811-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1286464.500
5817Pittsburgh Pirates341618.4716.516216117-89-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1288246.641
61225New York Mets341123.32411.5123157-346-155-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1285276.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds382315.605--1971712610-613-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1236756.545
2514Houston Astros402119.5253.016316039-1012-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1226854.557
3613San Francisco Giants402119.5253.0181182-110-1011-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1225072.410
4918Los Angeles Dodgers411922.4635.517517326-1313-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1216061.496
51021San Diego Padres401624.4008.0166196-308-148-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1215269.430
61122Atlanta Braves371324.3519.5166198-325-128-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1235370.431