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Saturday July 28,1979This 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 1979-07-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0California Angels5BoxDon AaseJerry Koosman(none)
Cleveland Indians10Chicago White Sox5BoxMike PaxtonSteve TroutVictor Cruz
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals6BoxRich GaleDennis Martinez(none)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers9BoxLary SorensenLuis Tiant(none)
Seattle Mariners5Oakland Athletics6BoxDave HamiltonOdell Jones(none)
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers0BoxDennis EckersleyFergie Jenkins(none)
Detroit Tigers0Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDave LemanczykBruce Robbins(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Atlanta Braves6BoxBill BonhamTony BrizzolaraTom Hume
Cincinnati Reds5Atlanta Braves8BoxMickey MahlerFrank Pastore(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros5BoxKen ForschJerry Reuss(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos3BoxJim BibbyDan SchatzederKent Tekulve
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets6BoxPete FalconeKen HoltzmanNeil Allen
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMark LittellRon Reed(none)
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres4BoxRollie FingersPedro Borbon(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1026834.667--50137912229-2339-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium573423.596
222Boston Red Sox986137.6225.052541710825-2336-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park623032.484
333Milwaukee Brewers1036241.6026.55144328228-2634-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium583325.569
4610New York Yankees1025547.53913.04564203623-2832-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I583424.586
5815Detroit Tigers995049.50516.54874761124-2826-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium623527.565
61017Cleveland Indians1014952.48518.5449499-5023-2926-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium603228.533
71325Toronto Blue Jays1033271.31136.5369527-15815-3817-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium592138.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144California Angels1045945.567--56446010427-2532-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium582929.500
259Minnesota Twins1005446.5403.05134555828-2126-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium622834.452
3711Texas Rangers1015447.5353.54614223922-2432-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium612932.475
4916Kansas City Royals1015051.4957.5518539-2124-2726-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium613526.574
51119Chicago White Sox1014655.45511.5469486-1726-2420-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park592732.458
61223Seattle Mariners1054461.41915.5466544-7819-3225-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome572334.404
71426Oakland Athletics1042876.26931.0364600-23611-4017-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum582632.448
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos965442.563--4343676723-2731-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium644123.641
237Pittsburgh Pirates1005644.560--4624075530-2126-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium624220.677
348Chicago Cubs975443.5570.5447441624-2230-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field652639.400
4613St. Louis Cardinals975047.5154.54494292019-2430-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II653629.554
5714Philadelphia Phillies1015249.5154.5444454-1023-3029-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613229.525
61021New York Mets984355.43912.0372423-5119-3223-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium642044.313
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1055946.562--386396-1025-2834-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome573027.526
2512Cincinnati Reds1065650.5283.54794433628-2828-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium553421.618
3818San Francisco Giants1045054.4818.5483484-124-2926-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park582137.362
4920San Diego Padres1064858.45311.5404445-4118-3130-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium552035.364
51122Los Angeles Dodgers1034459.42714.0476500-2416-3628-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium593524.593
61224Atlanta Braves1054362.41016.0478525-4718-3425-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium552332.418