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Games on 1979-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox10California Angels7BoxMike ProlyJim BarrEd Farmer
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians5BoxLen BarkerDan PetrySid Monge
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins5BoxJerry KoosmanLarry Gura(none)
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxLuis TiantMike TorrezRich Gossage
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners2BoxSteve ComerMike Parrott(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves7BoxJoey McLaughlinDoug BairLarry Bradford
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs4BoxPete VuckovichGuillermo Hernandez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Houston Astros9BoxRick WilliamsJoe BeckwithJoaquin Andujar
New York Mets1Montreal Expos5BoxRudy MayDock EllisBill Atkinson
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres1BoxJohn CurtisBob ShirleyGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1369046.662--64149814340-2650-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium231211.522
222Milwaukee Brewers1398356.5978.56976207738-3245-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium221210.545
335Boston Red Sox1357758.57012.572959813133-3545-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park251411.560
448New York Yankees1357560.55614.56205645631-3344-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I251411.560
5713Detroit Tigers1387266.52219.06776601733-3839-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium231310.565
6915Cleveland Indians1397168.51120.5655681-2632-3739-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium221012.455
71426Toronto Blue Jays1384494.31947.0512726-21420-5124-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium24915.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510California Angels1397564.540--75365210135-3440-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium231310.565
2611Kansas City Royals1387365.5291.5730721934-3739-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium241212.500
3814Minnesota Twins1377166.5183.06526133935-3236-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium251114.440
41017Texas Rangers1396871.4897.06396053432-3936-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium23158.652
51119Chicago White Sox1366175.44912.5618649-3135-3425-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park241212.500
61222Seattle Mariners1405882.41417.5614710-9626-4332-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome22913.409
71325Oakland Athletics1394693.33129.0503743-24020-4926-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23815.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1388256.594--6495539642-2740-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium24168.667
224Montreal Expos1317754.5881.558848110728-3549-19W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium291811.621
359St. Louis Cardinals1367561.5516.06215734836-3238-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II261115.423
4612Chicago Cubs1357164.5269.56135991430-3641-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field27918.333
5716Philadelphia Phillies1386969.50013.0579609-3033-3836-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium24159.625
61123New York Mets1365482.39727.0507601-9426-4327-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium26917.346
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1387860.565--498493532-3546-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome241113.458
247Cincinnati Reds1397861.5610.56465668037-3441-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium221210.545
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1386573.47113.0636639-327-4338-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium241410.583
4920San Francisco Giants1396178.43917.5603646-4330-4231-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park231013.435
51021San Diego Padres1395881.41720.5511601-9022-4536-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium221012.455
61224Atlanta Braves1375483.39423.5578668-9025-4429-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium231211.522