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Saturday August 25,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians5BoxLen BarkerMike MorganVictor Cruz
Seattle Mariners8Detroit Tigers4BoxMike ParrottDan Petry(none)
Boston Red Sox0Kansas City Royals1BoxDennis LeonardMike Torrez(none)
New York Yankees1Minnesota Twins4BoxJerry KoosmanLuis TiantMike Marshall
Milwaukee Brewers5Texas Rangers2BoxMike CaldwellBrian Allard(none)
California Angels24Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDave FrostBalor Moore(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRoy ThomasKen Brett(none)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets4BoxDoug BairJeff Reardon(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJoe NiekroNino EspinosaJoe Sambito
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres3BoxDave RobertsJohn D'Acquisto(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants5BoxJohn CurtisLynn McGlothenGreg Minton

Standings as of 1979-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1248143.653--58846612235-2546-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium352114.600
222Boston Red Sox1267650.6036.069254514732-3144-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park341519.441
333Milwaukee Brewers1307852.6006.06425667633-2845-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium311714.548
459New York Yankees1266957.54813.05675125529-3240-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I342014.588
5814Detroit Tigers1276661.52016.56236121133-3633-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341915.559
6916Cleveland Indians1296564.50418.5606637-3132-3733-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321616.500
71426Toronto Blue Jays1284088.31343.0470684-21420-4920-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium341321.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels1297158.550--71059012032-2939-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium331716.515
2612Minnesota Twins1276760.5283.06275814633-3034-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium351520.429
3713Kansas City Royals1286761.5233.5663661231-3436-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium341816.529
41017Texas Rangers1296267.4819.05855612427-3835-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium332112.636
51120Chicago White Sox1265670.44413.5568598-3034-3322-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park341717.500
61221Seattle Mariners1295574.42616.0569659-9023-3732-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome331221.364
71325Oakland Athletics1304189.31530.5460698-23815-4626-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321319.406
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1287454.578--6005287235-2639-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium342410.706
236Montreal Expos1226953.5662.05304517928-3541-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium382612.684
3510Chicago Cubs1256857.5444.55825631927-3141-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field371225.324
4611St. Louis Cardinals1276859.5355.55885484029-3038-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II351817.514
5715Philadelphia Phillies1296564.5049.5549575-2629-3736-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium331914.576
61123New York Mets1265373.42120.0484550-6625-3827-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium361026.278
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros1297356.566--464469-530-3343-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome331617.485
247Cincinnati Reds1307357.5620.56005168432-3041-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium311714.548
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1285969.46113.5603605-226-4233-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium342014.588
4919San Francisco Giants1295970.45714.0582606-2429-4130-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park331221.364
51022San Diego Padres1305575.42318.5485566-8122-4533-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium311318.419
61224Atlanta Braves1295079.38823.0543633-9022-4428-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311615.516