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Monday, April 30,1979

Monday, April 30,1979

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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 1979-04-30 New York Yankees 1 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave LaRoche Ed Figueroa -- 37,180 2:06
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Milwaukee Brewers 8 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Slaton Eric Wilkins -- 3,811 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Texas Rangers 8 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Kern Steve Busby Sparky Lyle 23,634 2:45
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Boston Red Sox 4 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Bob Lacey Dick Drago -- 14,716 2:45
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Baltimore Orioles 8 Seattle Mariners 7 box | pbp Kingdome Don Stanhouse Rick Honeycutt -- 5,028 3:16
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Minnesota Twins 6 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Paul Hartzell Mark Lemongello -- 10,170 2:00
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Montreal Expos 8 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Doug Rau -- 11,435 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 San Diego Padres 3 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Craig Swan Bob Shirley Skip Lockwood 6,154 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 San Francisco Giants 1 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Dick Ruthven Phil Nastu Tug McGraw 29,169 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-04-30 Houston Astros 6 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Joe Sambito Tom Bruno Joaquin Andujar 10,778 2:56
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
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 20 13 7 .650 0.0 102 71 31 L1 6-5 7-2 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 0.5 119 96 23 W2 7-6 7-3 2 5 8 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 22 13 9 .591 1.0 114 92 22 W1 7-8 6-1 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 3.5 76 80 -4 L5 5-7 5-4 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 80 79 1 L1 2-5 5-4 5 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 22 7 15 .318 7.0 94 135 -41 L1 4-7 3-8 6 13 25 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 20 6 14 .300 7.0 71 115 -44 L1 2-8 4-6 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 23 15 8 .652 0.0 138 91 47 W1 8-2 7-6 1 1 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 20 13 7 .650 0.5 98 89 9 W2 11-4 2-3 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 19 12 7 .632 1.0 88 69 19 W2 5-5 7-2 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 3.0 125 117 8 L2 1-7 10-3 4 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 4.5 106 100 6 L1 6-6 3-5 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 22 8 14 .364 6.5 74 125 -51 W1 2-5 6-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 23 8 15 .348 7.0 102 128 -26 L1 0-5 8-10 7 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 East Montreal Expos franchise | log 19 14 5 .737 0.0 94 75 19 W6 4-4 10-1 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 20 14 6 .700 0.5 83 58 25 W2 4-4 10-2 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 20 10 10 .500 4.5 86 76 10 L2 5-7 4-4 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 5.0 57 69 -12 W1 2-5 6-4 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 5.5 70 71 -1 W2 3-4 5-6 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 18 7 11 .389 6.5 85 93 -8 W1 2-5 5-6 6 11 21 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
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 21 15 6 .714 0.0 97 70 27 W1 7-5 8-1 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 4.0 94 99 -5 W1 6-4 5-6 2 4 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 6.5 97 107 -10 L2 5-8 5-6 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 7.0 99 113 -14 L2 5-11 4-3 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 7.0 101 123 -22 L8 4-9 5-5 5 10 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 20 7 13 .350 7.5 87 96 -9 L1 3-6 4-7 6 12 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ken Brett Minnesota Twins Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1979-1979 ($0m) [Free Agent]
1 record(s)