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Tuesday June 12,1979This 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 1979-06-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox12BoxKen KravecMike Flanagan(none)
California Angels10Cleveland Indians11BoxDon HoodMark Clear(none)
Oakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers9BoxPat UnderwoodCraig Minetto(none)
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals7BoxAl HraboskyDick Drago(none)
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins1BoxRon DavisJerry Koosman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers7BoxJim KernLary Sorensen(none)
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays1BoxGlenn AbbottJesse Jefferson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxBurt HootonJohn Denny(none)
Cincinnati Reds6New York Mets12BoxDale MurrayManny Sarmiento(none)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxNino EspinosaRick Williams(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Diego Padres6BoxGaylord PerryJohn Candelaria(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants7BoxBob KnepperKen Holtzman(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles603822.633--2852216417-1521-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium996435.646
222Boston Red Sox583622.6211.03022277513-1323-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1025547.539
347New York Yankees603327.5505.02702482215-1618-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1005644.560
4813Milwaukee Brewers613229.5256.52752532214-1918-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1006337.630
5914Detroit Tigers542826.5197.0266257914-1714-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1075750.533
61118Cleveland Indians582830.4839.0247279-3214-1714-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1035350.515
71426Toronto Blue Jays611744.27921.5216326-11010-207-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1013665.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels613625.590--3412776417-1419-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1015249.515
258Texas Rangers593227.5423.0263257614-1518-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1035152.495
369Kansas City Royals613328.5413.0319313614-1519-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1015249.515
4712Minnesota Twins573027.5264.02802661418-1212-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1055253.495
51017Chicago White Sox592930.4926.02872741317-1512-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1014457.436
61223Seattle Mariners622537.40311.5283305-227-1618-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1004258.420
71325Oakland Athletics611942.31117.0205336-1317-2112-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1013566.347
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos543222.593--2402033714-1918-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1066343.594
225St. Louis Cardinals563323.589--2732353811-1321-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1065353.500
3511Philadelphia Phillies603228.5333.02602421816-1616-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1025250.510
4615Pittsburgh Pirates552827.5094.52542381611-1317-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1077037.654
5819Chicago Cubs552629.4736.5241280-399-1517-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1075453.505
61122New York Mets562432.4299.0230258-2811-1912-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1063967.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros633627.571--2422231914-1722-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome995346.535
2410Cincinnati Reds613328.5412.02882741413-1520-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1005743.570
3716San Francisco Giants613031.4925.02962861015-1815-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1014160.406
4920Los Angeles Dodgers632934.4607.0303295810-2219-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium995049.505
51021San Diego Padres632835.4448.0257288-3111-2217-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium984058.408
61224Atlanta Braves592237.37312.0263325-6210-1912-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1014457.436


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve StroughterOF27.089Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.