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Tuesday June 19,1979This 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.

1979 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1979-06-19

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers10Boston Red Sox4BoxAurelio LopezBob Stanley(none)
Texas Rangers2California Angels1BoxJohn Henry JohnsonJim BarrJim Kern
Seattle Mariners7Chicago White Sox2BoxRick HoneycuttRich WorthamByron McLaughlin
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians4BoxTim StoddardMike Paxton(none)
Minnesota Twins9Milwaukee Brewers10BoxBob McClureMike BacsikJerry Augustine
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees4BoxPhil HuffmanTommy JohnTom Buskey
Kansas City Royals5Oakland Athletics6BoxDave HeaverloAl Hrabosky(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves10BoxPhil NiekroLarry Christenson(none)
New York Mets1Houston Astros3BoxJoaquin AndujarAndy Hassler(none)
Chicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDick TidrowRick SutcliffeBruce Sutter
Cincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos3BoxBill LeeMike LaCossWoodie Fryman
St. Louis Cardinals7San Diego Padres2BoxJohn FulghamEric Rasmussen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9San Francisco Giants4BoxJohn CandelariaJohn MontefuscoEnrique Romo

Standings as of 1979-06-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles654322.662--3212497222-1521-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium945935.628
222Boston Red Sox643925.6093.53432677615-1524-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park965244.542
346Milwaukee Brewers673730.5527.03152872816-1921-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium945836.617
4814New York Yankees663432.5159.52942821216-2018-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I945539.585
5916Detroit Tigers613130.50810.03102921815-1816-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1005446.540
61018Cleveland Indians653233.49211.0288310-2214-1718-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium964947.510
71325Toronto Blue Jays682246.32422.5253369-11611-2011-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium943163.330
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels694128.594--3913098221-1620-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium934746.505
259Texas Rangers663531.5304.5288285315-1620-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium964848.500
3611Kansas City Royals673532.5225.0349351-216-1819-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium955045.526
4713Minnesota Twins623230.5165.53112991218-1314-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1005050.500
51119Chicago White Sox653134.4778.0316311517-1514-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park954253.442
61223Seattle Mariners692940.42012.0313339-2611-1918-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome933855.409
71426Oakland Athletics682048.29420.5229371-1427-2613-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum943460.362
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos613724.607--2772195814-1923-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium995841.586
237St. Louis Cardinals623428.5483.53012713012-1821-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1005248.520
3510Pittsburgh Pirates613229.5255.02832533015-1517-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1016635.653
4612Chicago Cubs623230.5165.5278308-3015-1617-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1004852.480
5715Philadelphia Phillies663432.5155.52882781016-1818-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium965046.521
61122New York Mets622735.43510.5240270-3011-2115-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1003664.360
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros694029.580--259253616-1924-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome934944.527
248Cincinnati Reds673631.5373.03092961316-1820-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium945440.574
3817San Francisco Giants673334.4936.03303171315-1818-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park953857.400
4920Los Angeles Dodgers693138.4499.0329330-110-2221-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium934845.516
51021San Diego Padres703139.4439.5276316-4011-2220-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium913754.407
61224Atlanta Braves662442.36414.5289348-5910-2414-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium944252.447

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby SprowlP23.066Traded by Red Sox with Pete Ladd and Cash to Astros for Bob Watson.