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Games on 1979-06-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles4BoxAurelio LopezDennis Martinez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox8BoxMike TorrezPhil Huffman(none)
Kansas City Royals5California Angels2BoxDennis LeonardDave Frost(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox3BoxMike BacsikRich Wortham(none)
Minnesota Twins7Chicago White Sox1BoxJerry KoosmanEd Farmer(none)
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees8BoxJim KaatRick WaitsRon Davis
Texas Rangers5Oakland Athletics1BoxJohn Henry JohnsonMatt Keough(none)
Texas Rangers7Oakland Athletics2BoxDoc MedichDave HamiltonJim Kern
Milwaukee Brewers7Seattle Mariners4BoxBill CastroJohn Montague(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves4BoxRick MatulaBurt Hooton(none)
San Francisco Giants7Cincinnati Reds8BoxDoug BairDave Roberts(none)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros4BoxJoaquin AndujarEric Rasmussen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Montreal Expos2BoxLarry ChristensonBill LeeTug McGraw
Chicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxRick ReuschelBruce Kison(none)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxAndy HasslerBob ForschDale Murray

Standings as of 1979-06-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles704723.671--3502747623-1524-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium895534.618
222Boston Red Sox694425.6382.538328010315-1529-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park914744.516
335Milwaukee Brewers724131.5697.03513123918-2023-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium895435.607
478New York Yankees723933.5429.03182962216-2023-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I885038.568
5917Detroit Tigers673235.47813.5337332516-2316-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium945341.564
61018Cleveland Indians693237.46414.5300332-3214-2018-17L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium924943.533
71325Toronto Blue Jays742351.31126.0266400-13412-2511-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium883058.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels744232.568--4093436621-1621-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium884642.523
367Texas Rangers723933.5422.03203061419-1820-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium904446.489
259Kansas City Royals723933.5422.03923741820-1919-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium904644.511
4811Minnesota Twins683632.5293.03383182022-1514-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium944648.489
51119Chicago White Sox713239.4518.5336343-717-1515-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park894148.461
61223Seattle Mariners743143.41911.0343376-3312-2019-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome883652.409
71426Oakland Athletics742252.29720.0255412-1577-2615-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum883256.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos654025.615--2932336014-1926-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium955540.579
2310St. Louis Cardinals653530.5385.03082822612-1922-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II975146.526
3412Chicago Cubs653431.5236.0289318-2917-1717-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field974651.474
4513Pittsburgh Pirates653431.5236.03012693216-1518-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium976433.660
5715Philadelphia Phillies703634.5146.53082931518-2018-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium924844.522
61122New York Mets652837.43112.0252281-2912-2315-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium973562.361
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros734429.603--2732611216-1928-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome894544.506
2614Cincinnati Reds713734.5216.0325316916-1921-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium905337.589
3816San Francisco Giants713536.4938.03503371317-1918-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park913655.396
4920Los Angeles Dodgers733241.43812.0342348-611-2521-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium894742.528
51021San Diego Padres743242.43212.5283326-4311-2521-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium873651.414
61224Atlanta Braves712744.38016.0311371-6010-2417-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium893950.438