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Games on 1979-09-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Chicago White Sox6BoxRoss BaumgartenPaul Hartzell(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians0BoxTommy JohnRick WiseRon Davis
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisDennis Martinez(none)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals6BoxLarry GuraNolan RyanDan Quisenberry
Texas Rangers9Oakland Athletics4BoxDoyle AlexanderBrian Kingman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers12Seattle Mariners1BoxLary SorensenFloyd Bannister(none)
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxBob StanleyDave Stieb(none)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros5BoxBo McLaughlinVern RuhleGene Garber
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRick SutcliffeEd Halicki(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets1BoxRoss GrimsleyCraig SwanWoodie Fryman
Montreal Expos4New York Mets1BoxRudy MayTom Hausman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Philadelphia Phillies6BoxKent TekulveRawly EastwickGrant Jackson
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJack KucekEnrique RomoKevin Saucier
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres2BoxBill BonhamBob ShirleyTom Hume
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxPete VuckovichDoug CapillaMark Littell
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBruce SutterJohn FulghamDick Tidrow

Standings as of 1979-09-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1509852.653--70554216345-3153-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium945.444
224Milwaukee Brewers1529062.5929.07586728641-3649-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium954.556
336Boston Red Sox1508466.56014.080067212838-3847-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1073.700
448New York Yankees1508169.54017.06746383636-3945-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1082.800
5610Detroit Tigers1518170.53617.57396914836-3945-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1046.400
6916Cleveland Indians1527775.50722.0722758-3632-4245-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium945.444
71426Toronto Blue Jays15250102.32949.0572804-23220-5530-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1037.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1528270.539--8237339037-4045-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1064.600
2712Kansas City Royals1528072.5262.07967801636-3944-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1055.500
3814Minnesota Twins1527874.5134.07216715041-3737-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1046.400
41017Texas Rangers1537776.5035.57156664938-4039-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium963.667
51119Chicago White Sox1506882.45313.0686709-2336-3931-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1055.500
61222Seattle Mariners1536390.41219.5662780-11829-4634-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome945.444
71325Oakland Athletics15352101.34030.5548805-25722-5330-48L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum927.222
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1519160.603--71160410748-3043-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1174.636
223Montreal Expos1488959.6010.565152512634-3655-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1266.500
3511St. Louis Cardinals1518071.53011.06716393238-3641-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1165.545
4613Philadelphia Phillies1537974.51613.0645673-2839-4040-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium954.556
5715Chicago Cubs1517774.51014.06736601334-4343-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1138.273
61224New York Mets1505793.38033.5538647-10928-4528-49L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1266.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1528666.566--7026119140-3746-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium945.444
247Houston Astros1518368.5502.5540541-134-4049-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1165.545
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1527478.48712.06926801230-4544-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1055.500
4920San Francisco Giants1536885.44418.5648703-5532-4636-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park936.333
51021San Diego Padres1526389.41423.0560644-8426-4937-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium954.556
61123Atlanta Braves1506090.40025.0626730-10430-4730-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1064.600