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Baseball on Sunday, August 26, 1979

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles12Chicago White Sox7Box G1Mike Flanagan (18-7)Steve Trout (7-7)BAL  R Dauer (8), D DeCinces (10), E Murray (18), K Singleton (32)  CHA  C Lemon (14), J Morrison (7)Doug DeCinces (25.8)
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox3Box G2Don Stanhouse (7-3)Ed Farmer (3-5)BAL  G Roenicke (20)  CHA  J Morrison (8)Mike Squires (32.9)
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians7BoxWayne Garland (4-8)Brian Kingman (4-5)CLE  G Alexander (15)Toby Harrah (18.8)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers4Box G1Aurelio Lopez (7-3)Byron McLaughlin (5-4)DET  S Kemp 2 (23), J Thompson (16)Jason Thompson (21.7)
Seattle Mariners8Detroit Tigers9Box G2Dave Tobik (2-4)Randy Stein (2-3)DET  S Kemp (24), C Summers (17)  SEA  W Horton (25), R Jones (21), B Stein (5)Willie Horton (40.4)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals6BoxPaul Splittorff (13-13)Steve Renko (9-8)BOS  S Papi (1)  KCA  D Porter (15)Stan Papi (24.2)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers2BoxBill Travers (12-5)Steve Comer (13-9)MIL  C Cooper (20), G Thomas (33)  TEX  B Bell (17)Cecil Cooper (18.7)
California Angels3Toronto Blue Jays9BoxButch Edge (2-1)Nolan Ryan (13-10)TOR  R Cerone (5), J Mayberry 2 (19)Rick Cerone (30.6)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRick Sutcliffe (12-9)Silvio Martinez (11-7)LAN  J Ferguson (18), S Garvey (20)Steve Garvey (32.8)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets0BoxTom Seaver (13-5)Pete Falcone (5-10)NoneHector Cruz (22.1)
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxPete Ladd (1-0)Kevin Saucier (1-2)NoneCesar Cedeno (24.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates9San Diego Padres2BoxBruce Kison (9-7)Bob Shirley (6-13)PIT  B Kison (1), B Madlock (13)Bruce Kison (28.3)
Chicago Cubs4San Francisco Giants1BoxDennis Lamp (9-7)John Montefusco (3-5)NoneJerry Martin (13.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles8343.659--60447637-2546-18W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7952.6036.564856834-2845-24W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox7651.5987.569555132-3244-19L3Game Log
New York Yankees6957.54814.056751229-3240-25L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6861.52716.563662333-3635-25W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6664.50819.061364232-3734-27W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4188.31843.547968720-4921-39W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7159.546--71359932-3039-29L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6760.5282.562758133-3034-30W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6861.5272.566966431-3437-27W4Game Log
Texas Rangers6268.4779.058756727-3835-30L4Game Log
Chicago White Sox5672.43714.057861434-3322-39L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners5576.42016.558067223-3932-37L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics4190.31330.546570515-4726-43L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7554.581--60953036-2639-28W2Game Log
Montreal Expos6953.5663.553045128-3541-18W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6957.5484.558656428-3141-26W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6860.5316.558955229-3138-30L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6565.50010.555057929-3736-28L2Game Log
New York Mets5374.41721.048455825-3827-37L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros7456.569--46847031-3343-23W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7457.5650.560851633-3041-27W5Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6069.46513.560760626-4234-27W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5971.45415.058361029-4130-30L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5576.42019.548757522-4533-31L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5079.38823.554363322-4428-35L1Game Log

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