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Monday July 9,1979This 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 1979-07-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0California Angels6BoxNolan RyanMike Torrez(none)
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox5BoxRoss BaumgartenFergie JenkinsRandy Scarbery
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians8BoxDavid ClydeDennis Leonard(none)
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers3BoxJerry KoosmanSteve BakerMike Marshall
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics3BoxMike FlanaganMatt KeoughDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers1Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDave StiebLary Sorensen(none)
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves4BoxDick TidrowPhil NiekroBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals6Cincinnati Reds3BoxPete VuckovichBill BonhamMark Littell
Los Angeles Dodgers0Montreal Expos3BoxBill LeeDon Sutton(none)
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDickie NolesVida BlueWarren Brusstar

Standings as of 1979-07-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles855629.659--4043317325-2031-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium744628.622
222Boston Red Sox835231.6273.044833910920-2132-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park773938.506
357Milwaukee Brewers874938.5638.04263765022-2327-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium744628.622
468New York Yankees864838.5588.53753363922-2126-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I744133.554
5916Detroit Tigers834043.48215.0410404619-2521-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium784533.577
61018Cleveland Indians854045.47116.0377414-3717-2523-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium764135.539
71325Toronto Blue Jays882860.31829.5315457-14215-3213-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium742549.338
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels885137.580--49739410324-1927-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium743737.500
246Texas Rangers854936.5760.53873503719-1930-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium773443.442
3710Minnesota Twins844539.5364.04343904424-1821-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium783741.474
4815Kansas City Royals854342.5066.5445457-1220-2323-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium774235.545
51119Chicago White Sox843846.45211.0390400-1022-2216-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park763541.461
61222Seattle Mariners883751.42014.0391452-6115-2522-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome743044.405
71426Oakland Athletics892465.27027.5310509-1999-3415-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum733043.411
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos784830.615--3432727119-2329-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium824735.573
239Chicago Cubs804436.5505.0372365718-1726-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field823646.439
3411St. Louis Cardinals824339.5247.03893612815-2127-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II804337.538
4512Philadelphia Phillies864541.5237.0376369721-2524-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium763937.513
5613Pittsburgh Pirates804139.5138.03533242922-2019-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium825725.695
61123New York Mets813447.42015.5310359-4916-2817-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium812952.358
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros885335.602--321316523-2430-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome743638.486
2714Cincinnati Reds884543.5118.03783671120-2425-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium734528.616
3817San Francisco Giants864145.47711.0409405418-2523-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park763046.395
4920San Diego Padres894049.44913.5338376-3815-2725-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium722844.389
51021Atlanta Braves873750.42515.5393435-4215-2722-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium732944.397
61224Los Angeles Dodgers873552.40217.5377410-3313-3022-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium754431.587