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Sunday July 1,1979This 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 1979-07-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays7Baltimore Orioles10BoxSammy StewartJesse JeffersonDon Stanhouse
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers10BoxJack MorrisLen Barker(none)
California Angels14Kansas City Royals2BoxNolan RyanPaul Splittorff(none)
Seattle Mariners3Milwaukee Brewers10BoxJim SlatonFloyd Bannister(none)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins2BoxPaul HartzellFred Howard(none)
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees6BoxRon DavisDennis EckersleyJim Kaat
Oakland Athletics13Texas Rangers12BoxRick LangfordDoc MedichJim Todd
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs5BoxDick TidrowWayne Twitchell(none)
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs8BoxLynn McGlothenPete Falcone(none)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxPhil NiekroKen BrettJoey McLaughlin
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres1BoxJoe NiekroRandy JonesJoe Sambito
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants2BoxJohn CurtisMike LaCossPedro Borbon
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants7BoxGary LavelleMario Soto(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7St. Louis Cardinals13BoxMark LittellTug McGraw(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMark LittellRandy Lerch(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles785424.692--3852949123-1531-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium814833.593
222Boston Red Sox754728.6275.540430310118-1829-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park854441.518
335Milwaukee Brewers784533.5779.03933405320-2125-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium835033.602
489New York Yankees784236.53812.03453153018-2124-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I824735.573
5917Detroit Tigers733637.49315.53703541616-2320-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium884939.557
61018Cleveland Indians763442.44719.0324365-4116-2518-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium854738.553
71325Toronto Blue Jays812457.29631.5282439-15712-2912-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium812952.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers784434.564--3613322919-1825-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium843945.464
257California Angels804535.563--4443756924-1921-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium824339.524
368Minnesota Twins744034.5412.03823473522-1518-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium884246.477
4710Kansas City Royals784236.5382.04284171120-1922-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium844341.512
51120Chicago White Sox773344.42910.5350374-2418-2015-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park834043.482
61222Seattle Mariners803446.42511.0358403-4513-2221-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome823349.402
71426Oakland Athletics802357.28822.0289457-1688-3115-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum823151.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos704327.614--3162526417-2126-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium905238.578
2311Chicago Cubs713833.5355.5332344-1217-1721-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field914249.462
3412St. Louis Cardinals733934.5345.53513183312-1926-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II894742.528
4513Pittsburgh Pirates723735.5147.03313003118-1619-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium906129.678
5816Philadelphia Phillies783939.5008.0342348-621-2518-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium844539.536
6919New York Mets733241.43812.5288323-3515-2516-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium893158.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros815031.617--3042812320-2030-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome813942.481
2614Cincinnati Reds804139.5138.5353344920-2421-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium814932.605
3715San Francisco Giants794039.5069.03833671617-1923-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park833152.373
41021San Diego Padres823547.42715.5303353-5012-2623-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium793346.418
51123Los Angeles Dodgers803347.41316.5356381-2511-2522-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium824636.561
61224Atlanta Braves793247.40517.0347395-4815-2717-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium813447.420