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Saturday, April 21,1979

Saturday, April 21,1979

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Milwaukee Brewers 2 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Sammy Stewart Bill Travers Don Stanhouse 10,021 2:23
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Kansas City Royals 4 Boston Red Sox 10 box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Larry Gura Tom Burgmeier 34,332 2:54
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Oakland Athletics 1 California Angels 13 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Matt Keough -- 34,728 3:03
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Chicago White Sox 6 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Ross Baumgarten Wayne Garland Mike Proly 7,474 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Phil Huffman Jack Billingham Dave Freisleben 10,904 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Seattle Mariners 5 Minnesota Twins 6 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jerry Koosman Floyd Bannister Mike Marshall 6,678 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Texas Rangers 5 New York Yankees 0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Fergie Jenkins Catfish Hunter -- 25,530 2:04
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 San Diego Padres 9 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium John D'Acquisto Gene Garber -- 28,950 3:01
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Montreal Expos 3 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Donnie Moore David Palmer Bruce Sutter 19,911 3:02
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Joaquin Andujar Kent Tekulve -- 48,977 3:23
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 New York Mets 0 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Nino Espinosa Neil Allen Tug McGraw 31,851 2:14
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Burt Hooton Tom Griffin -- 37,775 2:56
1979 reg season 1979-04-21 Cincinnati Reds 4 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mike LaCoss Silvio Martinez Doug Bair 16,776 2:35
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 12 8 4 .667 0.0 74 49 25 W3 2-2 6-2 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 1.0 55 60 -5 L1 4-2 4-4 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 13 7 6 .538 1.5 64 55 9 L3 3-5 4-1 3 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 10 5 5 .500 2.0 59 53 6 L1 2-3 3-2 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 3.0 57 68 -11 W3 1-5 5-3 5 9 18 -- Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 13 5 8 .385 3.5 67 91 -24 W1 3-4 2-4 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 12 3 9 .250 5.0 36 65 -29 L2 1-5 2-4 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 15 12 3 .800 0.0 111 59 52 W10 8-2 4-1 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 11 8 3 .727 2.0 58 38 20 W1 3-2 5-1 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 13 8 5 .615 3.0 70 65 5 W1 7-2 1-3 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 13 7 6 .538 4.0 78 64 14 W5 6-2 1-4 4 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 5.5 71 76 -5 L4 1-6 4-1 5 10 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 7.0 75 95 -20 L7 0-4 5-6 6 12 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 15 4 11 .267 8.0 50 87 -37 L2 1-5 3-6 7 13 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 12 8 4 .667 0.0 44 43 1 L2 4-3 4-1 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 12 8 4 .667 0.0 55 32 23 W6 4-4 4-0 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 2.5 52 50 2 L3 2-5 3-3 3 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 11 5 6 .455 2.5 37 47 -10 W3 1-3 4-3 4 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 13 4 9 .308 4.5 53 72 -19 L5 0-4 4-5 5 10 22 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 11 3 8 .273 4.5 40 49 -9 L6 2-4 1-4 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 15 11 4 .733 0.0 68 39 29 W3 4-3 7-1 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 2.0 77 67 10 W5 6-3 3-3 2 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 2.5 78 71 7 L1 4-3 5-4 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 3.5 74 81 -7 W2 4-5 4-3 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.5 57 71 -14 W1 2-3 5-6 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 6.5 57 70 -13 L4 3-6 1-4 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Joe Coleman -- Hist Released by Giants
1 record(s)