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Thursday November 1,1979This date in baseball
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1979 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Standings at end of 1979 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15910257.642--75758217547-3355-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
224Milwaukee Brewers1619566.5908.08077228543-3752-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
335Boston Red Sox1609070.56312.584171113040-4051-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park01-1
447New York Yankees1608971.55613.57346726238-4151-30W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I000
5611Detroit Tigers1608476.52518.57707383238-4246-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1101.000
61016Cleveland Indians1618180.50322.0760805-4534-4647-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
71426Toronto Blue Jays16253109.32750.5613862-24921-6032-49L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1628874.543--8667689839-4249-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
2712Kansas City Royals1628577.5253.08518163539-4246-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium000
3814Texas Rangers1628379.5125.07506985239-4244-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium000
4915Minnesota Twins1628280.5066.07647253943-3839-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
51119Chicago White Sox1597485.46512.5730748-1840-4133-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1-12-1.000
61222Seattle Mariners1626795.41421.0711820-10931-5036-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome000
71325Oakland Athletics16254108.33334.0573860-28723-5831-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1639865.601--77564313250-3248-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium-10-1
223Montreal Expos1609565.5941.570158112039-4056-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium000
3510St. Louis Cardinals1638776.53411.07316933844-3742-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II-1-10
4613Philadelphia Phillies1638479.51514.0683718-3541-4143-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium-10-1
5717Chicago Cubs1628082.49417.5706707-135-4645-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field000
61224New York Mets1636499.39334.0593706-11335-4628-54W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds1619071.559--7316448742-3948-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium000
248Houston Astros1628973.5491.5583582137-4452-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome000
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1627983.48811.57397172233-4846-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
4920San Francisco Giants1627191.43819.5672751-7933-4838-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
51021San Diego Padres1616893.42222.0603681-7829-5139-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium000
61123Atlanta Braves1606694.41323.5669763-9432-4934-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jesus AlouOF37.222Granted Free Agency. 
Rick AndersonP25.311Traded by Yankees with Jerry Narron, Juan Beniquez and Jim Beattie to Mariners for Jim Lewis and Ruppert Jones. 
Jim BeattieP25.120Traded by Yankees with Jerry Narron, Juan Beniquez and Rick Anderson to Mariners for Jim Lewis and Ruppert Jones. 
Juan BeniquezOF29.172Traded by Yankees with Jerry Narron, Rick Anderson and Jim Beattie to Mariners for Jim Lewis and Ruppert Jones. 
Paul BlairOF35.274Granted Free Agency. 
Glenn BorgmannC29.160Granted Free Agency. 
Rick CeroneC25.166Traded by Blue Jays with Ted Wilborn and Tom Underwood to Yankees for Paul Mirabella, Damaso Garcia and Chris Chambliss. 
Dave Chalk3B-SS29.063Granted Free Agency. 
Chris Chambliss1B30.310Traded by Yankees with Paul Mirabella and Damaso Garcia to Blue Jays for Ted Wilborn, Rick Cerone and Tom Underwood. 
John CurtisP31.237Granted Free Agency. 
Dock EllisP34.235Granted Free Agency. 
Damaso Garcia2B22.267Traded by Yankees with Paul Mirabella and Chris Chambliss to Blue Jays for Ted Wilborn, Rick Cerone and Tom Underwood. 
Dave GoltzP30.131Granted Free Agency. 
Greg GrossOF27.092Granted Free Agency. 
Dave HamiltonP31.324Granted Free Agency. 
Andy HasslerP28.014Granted Free Agency. 
Don HoodP30.016Granted Free Agency. 
Al HraboskyP30.103Granted Free Agency. 
Tim JohnsonSS-2B30.102Granted Free Agency. 
Jay JohnstoneOF33.346Granted Free Agency. 
Ruppert JonesOF24.234Traded by Mariners with Jim Lewis to Yankees for Jerry Narron, Juan Beniquez, Rick Anderson and Jim Beattie. 
Jim KaatP40.359Granted Free Agency. 
Don KessingerSS37.107Granted Free Agency. 
Bruce KisonP29.256Granted Free Agency. 
Ed Kranepool1B34.358Granted Free Agency. 
Lerrin LaGrowP31.116Granted Free Agency. 
Jim LewisP24.020Traded by Mariners with Ruppert Jones to Yankees for Jerry Narron, Juan Beniquez, Rick Anderson and Jim Beattie. 
Skip LockwoodP33.076Granted Free Agency. 
Milt MayC29.092Granted Free Agency. 
Rudy MayP35.106Granted Free Agency. 
Paul MirabellaP25.226Traded by Yankees with Damaso Garcia and Chris Chambliss to Blue Jays for Ted Wilborn, Rick Cerone and Tom Underwood. 
Bob MontgomeryC35.199Granted Free Agency. 
Joe Morgan2B36.043Granted Free Agency. 
Jerry NarronC23.291Traded by Yankees with Juan Beniquez, Rick Anderson and Jim Beattie to Mariners for Jim Lewis and Ruppert Jones. 
Fred NormanP37.073Granted Free Agency. 
Rowland OfficeOF27.007Granted Free Agency. 
Jorge Orta2B-OF28.340Granted Free Agency. 
Freddie PatekSS35.023Granted Free Agency. 
Tony Perez1B-3B37.171Granted Free Agency. 
Len Randle3B-2B30.262Granted Free Agency. 
Nolan RyanP32.274Granted Free Agency. 
George Scott1B35.223Granted Free Agency. 
Tony Solaita1B32.290Granted Free Agency. 
Don StanhouseP28.262Granted Free Agency. 
Rennie Stennett2B28.210Granted Free Agency. 
Rusty TorresOF31.032Granted Free Agency. 
Wayne TwitchellP31.236Granted Free Agency. 
Tom UnderwoodP25.314Traded by Blue Jays with Ted Wilborn and Rick Cerone to Yankees for Paul Mirabella, Damaso Garcia and Chris Chambliss. 
Bobby ValentineSS-OF29.172Granted Free Agency. 
Bob Watson1B-OF33.205Granted Free Agency. 
Roy WhiteOF35.310Granted Free Agency. 
Ted WilbornOF20.320Traded by Blue Jays with Rick Cerone and Tom Underwood to Yankees for Paul Mirabella, Damaso Garcia and Chris Chambliss. 
Rick WiseP34.049Granted Free Agency. 
Jim WohlfordOF28.246Granted Free Agency.