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MLB Games on Thursday September 20, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL8Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP910,024Tiger StadiumNight3:32Tippy MartinezJack BillinghamDon StanhouseDauer, Kemp, LeFlore, May, Murray
California AngelsAL11Kansas City RoyalsAL6Box | PBP932,659Royals StadiumNight3:07Jim BarrCraig ChamberlainDon AaseBaylor, Brett, Downing, Grich
New York YankeesAL1Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP95,357Metropolitan StadiumDay2:06Geoff ZahnDave Righetti---Castino
Boston Red SoxAL2Toronto Blue JaysAL6Box | PBP913,201Exhibition StadiumNight2:01Balor MooreSteve Renko---Cerone, Howell, Rice, Solaita
Atlanta BravesNL1Houston AstrosNL7Box | PBP922,584AstrodomeNight2:28Ken ForschTommy Boggs------
San Francisco GiantsNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP924,522Dodger StadiumNight2:20Bob WelchBob KnepperJoe Beckwith---
Montreal ExposNL6New York MetsNL3Box | PBP90Shea StadiumNight2:45Dale MurrayJeff Reardon---White
Montreal ExposNL2New York MetsNL0Box | PBP94,229Shea StadiumNight2:22Scott SandersonMike Scott------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP916,299Veterans StadiumNight2:34Randy LerchKent Tekulve------
Cincinnati RedsNL8San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP99,997San Diego StadiumNight3:02Doug BairSteve Mura------
Chicago CubsNL1St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP914,133Busch Stadium IINight1:52Silvio MartinezDennis Lamp------
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, September 20, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1519952.656-71354916446-3153-21835.375
AL East224Milwaukee Brewers1529062.5929.57586728641-3649-26954.556
AL East336Boston Red Sox1518467.55615.080267812438-3947-27972.778
AL East459New York Yankees1518170.53618.06756413436-4045-30981.889
AL East5610Detroit Tigers1528171.53318.57466994736-3945-32945.444
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1527775.50722.5722758-3632-4245-33945.444
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays15351102.33349.0578806-22820-5531-47927.222
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West148California Angels1538370.542-8347399538-4045-30954.556
AL West2712Kansas City Royals1538073.5233.08027911136-3944-34954.556
AL West3814Minnesota Twins1537974.5164.07246725241-3738-37936.333
AL West41017Texas Rangers1537776.5036.07156664938-4039-36963.667
AL West51119Chicago White Sox1506882.45313.5686709-2336-3931-441055.500
AL West61221Seattle Mariners1536390.41220.0662780-11829-4634-44945.444
AL West71325Oakland Athletics15352101.34031.0548805-25722-5330-48927.222
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Montreal Expos1509159.607-65952813136-3655-231046.400
NL East223Pittsburgh Pirates1529161.5991.071260610648-3143-301073.700
NL East3511St. Louis Cardinals1528171.53311.06736403338-3642-361055.500
NL East4613Philadelphia Phillies1548074.51913.0647674-2739-4041-34844.500
NL East5716Chicago Cubs1527775.50715.06746621234-4443-311037.300
NL East61224New York Mets1525795.37535.0541655-11428-4528-511064.600
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West135Cincinnati Reds1538766.569-7106169441-3746-29835.375
NL West247Houston Astros1528468.5532.5547542534-4050-281055.500
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1537578.49012.06956801530-4545-33945.444
NL West4920San Francisco Giants1546886.44219.5648706-5832-4736-39835.375
NL West51022San Diego Padres1536390.41224.0565652-8726-4937-41853.625
NL West61123Atlanta Braves1516091.39726.0627737-11030-4830-43963.667
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season