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Thursday July 26,1979This 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 1979-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1Baltimore Orioles12BoxSteve StoneRandy Stein(none)
Oakland Athletics8Boston Red Sox6BoxSteve McCattySteve RenkoDave Heaverlo
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox1BoxLarry GuraRoss Baumgarten(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers5BoxDan PetryMoose Haas(none)
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins2BoxDan SpillnerPete RedfernSid Monge
California Angels0New York Yankees2BoxRon GuidryJim Barr(none)
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays8BoxTom UnderwoodDoc Medich(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros5BoxJoe BeckwithJoaquin AndujarTerry Forster
Chicago Cubs9New York Mets2BoxMike KrukowTom Hausman(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxMario SotoDave RobertsTom Hume
San Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres2BoxEd WhitsonJohn D'AcquistoGary Lavelle
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxSilvio MartinezEddie Solomon(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1006733.670--49037311728-2239-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium593524.593
222Boston Red Sox966036.6255.052240611624-2236-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park643133.484
333Milwaukee Brewers1016041.5947.54994257428-2632-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium603525.583
458New York Yankees1005545.55012.04494054423-2632-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I603426.567
5815Detroit Tigers974948.50516.54834701323-2726-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium643628.563
61018Cleveland Indians994752.47519.5432492-6021-2926-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium623428.548
71325Toronto Blue Jays1013170.30736.5363523-16015-3816-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium612239.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145California Angels1025844.569--55845710127-2531-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium603030.500
2610Minnesota Twins985345.5413.05104496127-2026-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium642935.453
3711Texas Rangers995346.5353.54504193122-2431-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium633033.476
4916Kansas City Royals994950.4957.5512528-1624-2725-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium633627.571
51119Chicago White Sox994653.46510.5462469-726-2420-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park612734.443
61223Seattle Mariners1034360.41715.5460538-7818-3125-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome592435.407
71426Oakland Athletics1022775.26531.0358594-23611-4016-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602733.450
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos935439.581--4263487823-2731-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium674126.612
237Chicago Cubs955342.5582.0439433623-2130-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field672740.403
349Pittsburgh Pirates975344.5463.04433994427-2126-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium654520.692
4512Philadelphia Phillies995247.5255.0440444-423-3029-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633231.508
5714St. Louis Cardinals954847.5057.04394251417-2430-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II673829.567
61021New York Mets964254.43813.5364415-5119-3222-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium662145.318
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1035845.563--374383-925-2833-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome593128.525
2613Cincinnati Reds1035449.5244.04644293526-2728-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium583622.621
3817San Francisco Giants1024953.4808.5476477-123-2826-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park602238.367
4920San Diego Padres1044757.45211.5397438-4118-3129-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium572136.368
51122Los Angeles Dodgers1014358.42614.0463488-2515-3528-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium613625.590
61224Atlanta Braves1024260.41215.5464510-4618-3424-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium582434.414