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Friday July 27,1979This 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 1979-07-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3California Angels1BoxGeoff ZahnDave FrostMike Marshall
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox2BoxDavid ClydeRandy Scarbery(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Kansas City Royals0BoxMike FlanaganDennis Leonard(none)
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBob McClureRich Gossage(none)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics0BoxRick HoneycuttRick LangfordByron McLaughlin
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers11BoxSteve ComerBob Stanley(none)
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxAurelio LopezTom Buskey(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves0BoxMike LaCossPhil NiekroDoug Bair
Los Angeles Dodgers11Houston Astros7BoxCharlie HoughJoe Niekro(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos4BoxKent TekulveElias SosaEnrique Romo
Pittsburgh Pirates9Montreal Expos1BoxBert BlylevenScott Sanderson(none)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets2BoxDick TidrowDock EllisBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob ForschNino Espinosa(none)
San Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres3BoxPedro BorbonMark Lee(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1016833.673--49837312529-2239-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium583424.586
222Boston Red Sox976037.6196.052441710724-2336-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park633132.492
333Milwaukee Brewers1026141.5987.55054307528-2633-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium593425.576
4610New York Yankees1015546.54513.04544114323-2732-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I593425.576
5815Detroit Tigers985048.51016.54874731424-2726-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium633528.556
61018Cleveland Indians1004852.48019.5439494-5522-2926-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium613328.541
71325Toronto Blue Jays1023171.30437.5366527-16115-3816-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium602238.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145California Angels1035845.563--5594609927-2531-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium593029.508
259Minnesota Twins995445.5452.05134506328-2026-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium632835.444
3711Texas Rangers1005446.5402.54614214022-2432-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium622933.468
4916Kansas City Royals1004951.4907.5512536-2424-2725-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium623626.581
51119Chicago White Sox1004654.46010.5464476-1226-2420-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park602733.450
61223Seattle Mariners1044460.42314.5461538-7719-3125-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome582335.397
71426Oakland Athletics1032776.26231.0358595-23711-4016-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum592732.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos955441.568--4313626923-2731-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium654124.631
226Chicago Cubs965442.5630.5443435824-2130-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field662640.394
348Pittsburgh Pirates995544.5561.04574045329-2126-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium634320.683
4613Philadelphia Phillies1005248.5204.5440449-923-3029-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium623230.516
5714St. Louis Cardinals964947.5105.54444251918-2430-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II663729.561
61021New York Mets974255.43313.0366419-5319-3222-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium652144.323
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1045846.558--381394-1325-2833-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome583127.534
2512Cincinnati Reds1045549.5293.04664293727-2728-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium573522.614
3817San Francisco Giants1035053.4857.5480480024-2826-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park592138.356
4920San Diego Padres1054758.44811.5400442-4218-3129-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium562135.375
51122Los Angeles Dodgers1024458.43113.0474495-2116-3528-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium603525.583
61224Atlanta Braves1034261.40815.5464512-4818-3424-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium572433.421