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Friday June 22,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-06-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles6BoxTippy MartinezDave Tobik(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox12BoxChuck RaineyJesse JeffersonTom Burgmeier
Kansas City Royals9California Angels5BoxRich GaleNolan Ryan(none)
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox3BoxGeoff ZahnKen KravecMike Marshall
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees3BoxCatfish HunterEric WilkinsKen Clay
Texas Rangers5Oakland Athletics6BoxRick LangfordSteve ComerDave Heaverlo
Milwaukee Brewers15Seattle Mariners8BoxJim SlatonGlenn Abbott(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves3BoxTony BrizzolaraBob WelchGene Garber
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds2BoxPhil NastuPaul MoskauTom Griffin
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros2BoxJoe NiekroBob ShirleyJoe Sambito
Philadelphia Phillies5Montreal Expos6BoxRoss GrimsleyRandy LerchElias Sosa
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBert BlylevenKen Holtzman(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxSilvio MartinezKevin Kobel(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-22

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles674522.672--3322577523-1522-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium925735.620
222Boston Red Sox674225.6273.03712739815-1527-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park934944.527
346Milwaukee Brewers704030.5716.53413004117-1923-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium915536.604
459New York Yankees703733.5299.53042891516-2021-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I905238.578
5917Detroit Tigers643133.48412.5320314615-2116-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium975443.557
61018Cleveland Indians673235.47813.0293318-2514-1818-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium944945.521
71325Toronto Blue Jays722349.31924.5259388-12912-2311-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium903060.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels724230.583--4033257821-1621-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium904644.511
2610Kansas City Royals703733.5294.0374368618-1919-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium924844.522
3711Texas Rangers693633.5224.5300298216-1820-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium934746.505
4815Minnesota Twins653332.5085.5321313819-1514-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium974948.505
51119Chicago White Sox683236.4718.0331326517-1515-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park924151.446
61223Seattle Mariners723042.41712.0331366-3512-2018-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome903753.411
71426Oakland Athletics712249.31019.5247392-1457-2615-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum913259.352
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos633924.619--2882286014-1925-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium975641.577
237St. Louis Cardinals643529.5474.53062763012-1922-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II985147.520
348Pittsburgh Pirates633429.5405.02982603816-1518-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium996435.646
4613Philadelphia Phillies683533.5156.53032881517-1918-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium944945.521
5714Chicago Cubs633231.5087.0280315-3515-1717-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field994851.485
61122New York Mets642737.42212.5246279-3311-2315-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium983662.367
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros714229.592--266258816-1926-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome914744.516
2512Cincinnati Reds693633.5225.03153041116-1920-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium925438.587
3816San Francisco Giants693435.4937.03383271116-1818-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park933756.398
4920Los Angeles Dodgers713239.45110.0337337011-2321-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium914744.516
51021San Diego Padres723240.44410.5280319-3911-2321-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium893653.404
61224Atlanta Braves692544.36216.0300366-6610-2415-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium914150.451

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve SenteneyP23.320Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays.