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Sunday July 29,1979This 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 1979-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3California Angels9BoxSteve EddyDarrell JacksonDave LaRoche
Cleveland Indians9Chicago White Sox6BoxRick WiseKen KravecPaul Reuschel
Baltimore Orioles6Kansas City Royals4BoxScott McGregorPaul SplittorffDave Ford
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBill TraversCatfish HunterBob McClure
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics2BoxMike MorganFloyd Bannister(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers2BoxMike TorrezDoyle AlexanderDick Drago
Detroit Tigers5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxPat UnderwoodJim ClancyAurelio Lopez
Cincinnati Reds9Atlanta Braves4BoxFred NormanRick MatulaTom Hume
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros4BoxJ.R. RichardTerry Forster(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos5BoxSteve RogersBruce Kison(none)
Chicago Cubs0New York Mets4BoxKevin KobelDennis LampEd Glynn
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxPete VuckovichRandy Lerch(none)
San Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres2BoxJohn MontefuscoBob ShirleyGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1036934.670--50738312430-2339-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium563323.589
222Boston Red Sox996237.6265.052841910926-2336-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park612932.475
333Milwaukee Brewers1046341.6066.55194358428-2635-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium573225.561
4610New York Yankees1035548.53414.04594253423-2932-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I573423.596
5814Detroit Tigers1005149.51016.54924801225-2826-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium613427.557
6916Cleveland Indians1025052.49018.5458505-4724-2926-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium593128.525
71325Toronto Blue Jays1043272.30837.5373532-15915-3817-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium582137.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144California Angels1056045.571--57346311027-2533-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium572829.491
259Minnesota Twins1015447.5354.05164645228-2226-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium612833.459
3712Texas Rangers1025448.5294.54634253822-2432-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium602931.483
41017Kansas City Royals1025052.4908.5522545-2324-2726-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium603525.583
51119Chicago White Sox1024656.45112.5475495-2026-2420-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park582731.466
61223Seattle Mariners1064462.41516.5467546-7919-3325-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome562333.411
71426Oakland Athletics1052976.27631.0366601-23511-4018-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572532.439
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos975542.567--4393706923-2732-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium634023.635
237Pittsburgh Pirates1015645.5541.04654125330-2226-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium614219.689
348Chicago Cubs985444.5511.5447445224-2330-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field642638.406
4613St. Louis Cardinals985147.5204.54554342120-2430-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II643529.547
5715Philadelphia Phillies1025250.5105.5449460-1123-3029-20L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium603228.533
61021New York Mets994455.44412.0376423-4719-3224-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium631944.302
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1066046.566--390399-925-2835-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome562927.518
2511Cincinnati Reds1075750.5333.54884474129-2828-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium543321.611
3818San Francisco Giants1055154.4868.5487486125-2926-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park572037.351
4920San Diego Padres1074859.44912.5406449-4318-3130-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium542034.370
51122Los Angeles Dodgers1044460.42315.0479504-2516-3728-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583523.603
61224Atlanta Braves1064363.40617.0482534-5218-3425-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium542331.426