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Top1979 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels4Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP1103:14Don AaseDennis MartinezDave LaRoche (3-7)Dennis Martinez (12-7)-Jim FregosiEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels0Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP933,6032:17Dave FrostMike FlanaganMike Flanagan (13-6)Dave Frost (7-6)-Jim FregosiEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners1Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP932,2072:36Floyd BannisterDennis EckersleyDennis Eckersley (10-5)Floyd Bannister (5-8)-Darrell JohnsonDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP924,0462:50Rick WiseDennis LeonardRick Wise (9-5)Dennis Leonard (5-7)Sid Monge (10)Jeff TorborgWhitey HerzogKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP1121,1523:05Dave StiebBill TraversBill Castro (3-0)Tom Buskey (4-4)-Roy HartsfieldGeorge BambergerCounty Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP917,3912:45Pat UnderwoodJerry KoosmanPat Underwood (5-0)Jerry Koosman (11-8)-Sparky AndersonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALOakland Athletics2New York Yankees10Boxscore - PBP922,6482:38Mike MorganLuis TiantLuis Tiant (7-4)Mike Morgan (0-5)-Jim MarshallBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALChicago White Sox9Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP902:44Steve TroutDanny DarwinSteve Trout (4-3)Dave Rajsich (0-1)Ed Farmer (2)Don KessingerPat CorralesArlington Stadium
ALChicago White Sox5Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP926,6872:22Ken KravecFergie JenkinsKen Kravec (9-8)Fergie Jenkins (10-6)Ed Farmer (3)Don KessingerPat CorralesArlington Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP938,3192:30Phil NiekroDennis LampPhil Niekro (13-11)Dennis Lamp (7-5)-Bobby CoxHerman FranksWrigley Field
NLMontreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP929,0462:18Dan SchatzederBurt HootonBurt Hooton (8-7)Dan Schatzeder (4-3)-Dick WilliamsTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLHouston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates9Boxscore - PBP902:41Ken ForschBert BlylevenDave Roberts (1-2)Ken Forsch (5-6)-Bill VirdonChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLHouston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP933,4642:12Joe NiekroBruce KisonBruce Kison (6-4)Joe Niekro (13-5)Grant Jackson (11)Bill VirdonChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLNew York Mets1San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP920,3822:20Kevin KobelRandy JonesRandy Jones (8-6)Kevin Kobel (4-5)-Joe TorreRoger CraigQualcomm Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP920,7321:40Dickie NolesJohn CurtisJohn Curtis (6-5)Dickie Noles (2-2)-Danny OzarkJoe Altobelli3Com Park at Cand
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP920,7321:40Dickie NolesJohn CurtisJohn Curtis (6-5)Dickie Noles (2-2)-Danny OzarkJoe AltobelliCandlestick Park
NLCincinnati Reds16St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP927,2282:52Fred NormanPete VuckovichFred Norman (6-8)Pete Vuckovich (8-7)-John McNamaraKen BoyerBusch Stadium II
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 1979-07-19.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles926032.652--4333508328-2232-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium674225.627
222Boston Red Sox895732.6401.548035612424-2233-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park713437.479
333Milwaukee Brewers935538.5915.54603926824-2331-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium684028.588
4610New York Yankees935043.53810.54133803323-2627-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I673928.582
5815Detroit Tigers904545.50014.04494341523-2622-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium714031.563
61018Cleveland Indians914348.47316.5405451-4618-2825-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium703832.543
71325Toronto Blue Jays942965.30932.0333484-15115-3314-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium682444.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144California Angels955639.589--52742410325-2031-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium673235.478
257Texas Rangers935241.5593.04283884022-2230-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium693138.449
3712Minnesota Twins904842.5335.54624164627-2021-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium723438.472
4917Kansas City Royals924448.47810.5471500-2920-2524-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium704129.586
51119Chicago White Sox924349.46711.5434441-724-2219-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park683038.441
61223Seattle Mariners954055.42116.0422489-6715-2625-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome672740.403
71426Oakland Athletics952570.26331.0329541-2129-3516-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum672938.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos865036.581--3763156119-2431-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium744529.608
238Chicago Cubs874839.5522.5401398322-1926-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field753243.427
349Pittsburgh Pirates884840.5453.03963554127-2121-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium745024.676
4511Philadelphia Phillies935043.5383.54123971521-2629-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium693435.493
5714St. Louis Cardinals884543.5116.04023911117-2427-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II744133.554
61021New York Mets893950.43812.5346391-4516-2922-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium732449.329
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros965442.563--339349-1023-2631-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome663531.530
2613Cincinnati Reds954946.5164.54203893121-2428-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium664125.621
3816San Francisco Giants944648.4897.04414301122-2824-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park682543.368
4920San Diego Padres974453.45410.5375410-3518-3126-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium642440.375
51122Atlanta Braves934053.43012.5427465-3816-2724-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium672641.388
61224Los Angeles Dodgers943757.39416.0411456-4514-3523-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium684226.618