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Thursday June 7,1979This 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 1979-06-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles3BoxSammy StewartRenie Martin(none)
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox9BoxChuck RaineyKen Kravec(none)
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFergie JenkinsMoose Haas(none)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees1BoxGeoff ZahnJim BeattieMike Marshall
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs4BoxLynn McGlothenBob ShirleyBruce Sutter
San Francisco Giants12St. Louis Cardinals10BoxTom GriffinMark LittellRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1979-06-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles553421.618--2632026116-1418-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1046836.654
223Boston Red Sox533221.6041.02732136012-1220-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1075948.551
3710Milwaukee Brewers583226.5523.52642273714-1818-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1036340.612
4811New York Yankees563026.5364.52372241312-1518-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1045945.567
5915Detroit Tigers492524.5106.0239232713-1512-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1126052.536
61016Cleveland Indians532627.4917.0224246-2213-1513-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1085553.509
71426Toronto Blue Jays561442.25020.5205308-1038-196-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1063967.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels563323.589--3002475316-1317-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1065551.519
247Minnesota Twins533023.5661.52722432918-912-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1095257.477
358Texas Rangers553124.5641.52492391014-1217-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1075255.486
469Kansas City Royals563125.5542.02892741514-1517-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1065452.509
51118Chicago White Sox552629.4736.5256259-315-1511-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1054758.448
61223Seattle Mariners572235.38611.5264294-306-1516-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1054560.429
71325Oakland Athletics561838.32115.0189316-1277-1911-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1063670.340
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos503119.620--2291854414-1617-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1106446.582
225St. Louis Cardinals513021.5881.52442053910-1219-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1115655.505
3513Pittsburgh Pirates512724.5294.52422172511-1216-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1117140.640
4614Philadelphia Phillies552926.5274.52352161916-1613-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1075552.514
5819Chicago Cubs512427.4717.5220256-369-1415-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1115655.505
61122New York Mets512130.41210.5208240-3211-199-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1114269.378
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros583424.586--2302082212-1422-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1045549.529
2412Cincinnati Reds563026.5363.02672541313-1317-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1056045.571
3717San Francisco Giants572730.4746.5274275-113-1714-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1054461.419
4920Los Angeles Dodgers582731.4667.027026469-2018-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1045252.500
51021San Diego Padres592633.4418.5237268-3110-2016-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1024260.412
61224Atlanta Braves552035.36412.5234302-688-1712-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1054659.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rob DresslerP25.125Purchased by Mariners from Cardinals. 
Paul MitchellP28.292Traded by Mariners to Brewers for Randy Stein. 
Randy SteinP26.092Traded by Brewers to Mariners for Paul Mitchell.