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Sunday May 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 1979-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Chicago White Sox2BoxDave FrostFrancisco Barrios(none)
California Angels9Chicago White Sox1BoxDon AaseRich Hinton(none)
New York Yankees0Cleveland Indians5BoxRick WiseRon Guidry(none)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians4BoxRay BurrisSid Monge(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers5BoxJack BillinghamScott McGregor(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers10BoxDave RozemaSteve Stone(none)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxSteve McCattyLary SorensenDave Heaverlo
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins1BoxSteve BusbyJerry Koosman(none)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers7BoxSteve ComerPaul MitchellJim Kern
Boston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays0BoxChuck RaineyJesse Jefferson(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxLerrin LaGrowPedro BorbonBob Welch
St. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos8BoxScott SandersonJohn Denny(none)
St. Louis Cardinals11Montreal Expos3BoxBob ForschRoss Grimsley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets1BoxGrant JacksonDale Murray(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve CarltonBill Caudill(none)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres2BoxJ.R. RichardEric Rasmussen(none)
Atlanta Braves10San Francisco Giants8BoxCraig SkokRandy MoffittGene Garber

Standings as of 1979-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles452916.644--2311765514-1015-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1147341.640
224Boston Red Sox432617.6052.0215173429-917-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1176552.556
3710Milwaukee Brewers472621.5534.02241863811-1615-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1146945.605
4813New York Yankees452421.5335.02031881510-1314-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1156550.565
51019Detroit Tigers391821.4628.0194198-46-1212-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1226755.549
61120Cleveland Indians442024.4558.5178209-317-1213-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1176156.521
71426Toronto Blue Jays461234.26117.5173254-816-156-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1164175.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels472819.596--2582085014-1214-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1156055.522
246Minnesota Twins432518.5811.02222061616-79-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1195762.479
357Texas Rangers452619.5781.02091961313-913-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1175760.487
468Kansas City Royals462620.5651.52602372313-1213-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1165957.509
5915Chicago White Sox452223.4895.0220218213-129-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1155164.443
61224Seattle Mariners481731.35411.5211254-436-1511-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1145064.439
71325Oakland Athletics471631.34012.0158253-956-1710-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1153877.330
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos412615.634--1891682112-1214-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1196950.580
223Philadelphia Phillies442717.6140.52111694214-813-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1185761.483
3411St. Louis Cardinals422319.5483.51791532610-1212-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1206357.525
4817Chicago Cubs411922.4637.0185209-248-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1216160.504
5918Pittsburgh Pirates411922.4637.0188191-310-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1217942.653
61122New York Mets411625.39010.0160190-306-159-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1214774.388
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Cincinnati Reds452520.556--225217812-1013-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1166551.560
2512Houston Astros482622.5420.51981811712-1314-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1146351.553
3614San Francisco Giants472522.5321.02212101111-1014-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1154669.400
4716Los Angeles Dodgers482325.4793.5219205148-1515-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1145658.491
51021San Diego Padres481929.3967.5185229-448-1611-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1134964.434
61223Atlanta Braves441727.3867.5200238-387-1310-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1164967.422


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Milt MayC28.299Purchased by White Sox from Tigers.