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Sunday June 17,1979This 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 1979-06-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox6BoxKen KravecChuck Rainey(none)
Seattle Mariners6Cleveland Indians5BoxShane RawleySid MongeByron McLaughlin
California Angels4Detroit Tigers8BoxAurelio LopezDon Aase(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxLary SorensenRich Gale(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Minnesota Twins5BoxMike FlanaganJerry KoosmanTim Stoddard
New York Yankees3Texas Rangers6BoxSteve ComerCatfish Hunter(none)
Oakland Athletics9Toronto Blue Jays10BoxTom BuskeyDave Heaverlo(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxEd WhitsonJerry ReussKent Tekulve
Houston Astros3Montreal Expos19BoxDan SchatzederJoe Niekro(none)
Atlanta Braves1New York Mets2BoxJeff ReardonGene Garber(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies9BoxRandy LerchDoug Bair(none)
Chicago Cubs8San Diego Padres5BoxMike KrukowBob OwchinkoBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants7BoxRandy MoffittBuddy SchultzGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-06-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles634122.651--3072386920-1521-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium966135.635
222Boston Red Sox623824.6132.53302498115-1523-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park985345.541
347Milwaukee Brewers663630.5456.53052782716-1920-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium955936.621
4713New York Yankees653431.5238.02902771316-2018-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I955540.579
5916Detroit Tigers593029.5089.02922791314-1716-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1025547.539
61017Cleveland Indians633231.5089.0277296-1914-1718-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium984949.500
71325Toronto Blue Jays672146.31322.0248365-11710-2011-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium953263.337
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels674027.597--3853077821-1619-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium954847.505
2510Texas Rangers643430.5314.5286279714-1520-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium984949.500
3611Minnesota Twins613229.5255.03022891318-1214-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1015051.495
4812Kansas City Royals653431.5235.0341343-215-1719-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium975146.526
51119Chicago White Sox633132.4927.03132991417-1514-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park974255.433
61223Seattle Mariners672740.40313.0301336-359-1918-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome954055.421
71426Oakland Athletics661947.28820.5221363-1427-2612-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum963561.365
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos593623.610--2722145814-1922-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1015942.584
236St. Louis Cardinals603327.5503.52922662611-1721-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1025349.520
359Philadelphia Phillies643430.5314.52792582116-1618-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium985048.510
4614Chicago Cubs603129.5175.5268297-2914-1517-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1024953.480
5715Pittsburgh Pirates603129.5175.52742492514-1517-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1026735.657
6920New York Mets602733.4509.5237264-2711-1915-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1023666.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros673829.567--253250316-1922-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome955144.537
248Cincinnati Reds653530.5382.03042911315-1720-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium965541.573
3818San Francisco Giants663333.5004.53263081815-1818-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park963858.396
41021Los Angeles Dodgers673037.4488.0318320-210-2220-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium954946.516
51122San Diego Padres683038.4418.5271307-3611-2219-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium933855.409
61224Atlanta Braves642242.34414.5269339-7010-2412-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium964452.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan GladdenLF-OF21.345Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.