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Games on 1979-11-27

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Standings at end of 1979 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
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 Gene MichaelYankee 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


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill AlmonSS-3B27.006Traded by Padres with Dan Briggs to Expos for Dave Cash. 
Dan Briggs1B-OF27.009Traded by Padres with Bill Almon to Expos for Dave Cash. 
Dave Cash2B31.169Traded by Expos to Padres for Dan Briggs and Bill Almon. 
Skip LockwoodP33.102Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.