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Saturday May 26,1979This 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 1979-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels8Chicago White Sox4BoxFrank TananaFred HowardMark Clear
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians8BoxRick WaitsTommy John(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers5BoxSammy StewartJohn Hiller(none)
Oakland Athletics4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJim SlatonRick Langford(none)
Kansas City Royals7Minnesota Twins4BoxRich GalePaul HartzellAl Hrabosky
Seattle Mariners1Texas Rangers2BoxJon MatlackGlenn Abbott(none)
Boston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays7BoxTom BuskeyBill Campbell(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxFred NormanDon Sutton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8New York Mets10BoxSkip LockwoodKent Tekulve(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDennis LampLarry ChristensonDick Tidrow
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres0BoxJoe NiekroMickey Lolich(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants4BoxGene GarberDave RobertsCraig Skok

Standings as of 1979-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles432914.674--2271616614-815-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1167343.629
234Boston Red Sox422517.5953.5214173418-917-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1186652.559
369Milwaukee Brewers462620.5654.52231843911-1615-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1156946.600
4813New York Yankees432320.5356.0198179199-1214-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1176651.564
51018Cleveland Indians421923.4529.5169204-357-1212-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1196257.521
61120Detroit Tigers371621.43210.0179194-156-1210-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1246955.556
71426Toronto Blue Jays451233.26718.0173253-806-156-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1174176.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins422517.595--2212041716-79-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1205763.475
246California Angels452619.5780.52452054012-1214-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1176255.530
357Texas Rangers442519.5681.0202193913-912-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1185860.492
4710Kansas City Royals452520.5561.52582362212-1213-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1176057.513
5915Chicago White Sox432221.5123.52172051213-129-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1175166.436
61224Seattle Mariners471730.36210.5208247-396-1411-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1155065.435
71325Oakland Athletics461531.32612.0156252-965-1710-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1163977.336
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos392514.641--1781542412-1213-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1217051.579
223Philadelphia Phillies432617.6051.02051654014-812-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1195861.487
3411St. Louis Cardinals402218.5503.5165142239-1112-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1226458.525
4716Chicago Cubs401921.4756.5181203-228-1011-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1226161.500
5919Pittsburgh Pirates401822.4507.5186190-49-129-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1228042.656
61122New York Mets401624.4009.5159188-296-159-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1224775.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cincinnati Reds442519.568--218209912-913-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1176552.556
2512San Francisco Giants462521.5431.02132001311-1014-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1164670.397
3614Houston Astros472522.5321.51941791511-1314-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1156451.557
4817Los Angeles Dodgers472225.4684.5211198138-1514-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1155758.496
51021San Diego Padres471928.4047.5183225-428-1611-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1144965.430
61223Atlanta Braves431627.3728.5190230-406-1310-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1175067.427