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Thursday June 21,1979This 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 1979-06-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis EckersleyJack Morris(none)
Texas Rangers3California Angels2BoxSparky LyleDave LaRoche(none)
Seattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox9BoxFrancisco BarriosJoe DeckerRich Hinton
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike CaldwellGary Serum(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees3BoxLuis TiantDave LemanczykRon Davis
Kansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics10BoxSteve McCattySteve BusbyDave Heaverlo
Los Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves4BoxDon SuttonMickey MahlerDave Patterson

Standings as of 1979-06-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles664422.667--3262527423-1521-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium935835.624
222Boston Red Sox664125.6213.03592728715-1526-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park945044.532
346Milwaukee Brewers693930.5656.53262923416-1923-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium925636.609
4613New York Yankees693633.5229.53012871416-2020-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I915338.582
5916Detroit Tigers633132.49211.5315308715-2016-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium985444.551
61018Cleveland Indians663234.48512.0291315-2414-1718-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium954946.516
71325Toronto Blue Jays712348.32423.5258376-11812-2211-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium913061.330
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels714229.592--3983168221-1621-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium914645.505
2510Texas Rangers683632.5294.5295292316-1720-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium944747.500
3712Kansas City Royals693633.5225.0365363217-1919-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium934944.527
4815Minnesota Twins643232.5006.5316310618-1514-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium985048.510
51119Chicago White Sox673235.4788.0328321717-1515-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park934152.441
61223Seattle Mariners713041.42312.0323351-2812-2018-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome913754.407
71426Oakland Athletics702149.30020.5241387-1467-2614-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum923359.359
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos623824.613--2822235914-1924-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium985741.582
237St. Louis Cardinals633429.5404.53022742812-1921-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II995247.525
348Pittsburgh Pirates623329.5325.02912583316-1517-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1006535.650
4611Philadelphia Phillies673532.5225.52982821617-1818-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium954946.516
5714Chicago Cubs623230.5166.0278308-3015-1617-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1004852.480
61122New York Mets632736.42911.5244275-3111-2215-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium993663.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros704129.586--264257716-1925-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome924844.522
259Cincinnati Reds683632.5294.03133011216-1920-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium935439.581
3817San Francisco Giants683335.4857.03353251015-1818-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park943856.404
4920Los Angeles Dodgers703238.4579.0335334111-2221-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium924745.511
51021San Diego Padres713239.4519.5279317-3811-2221-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium903654.400
61224Atlanta Braves682444.35316.0297364-6710-2414-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium924250.457