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Friday, May 4,1979

Friday, May 4,1979

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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 1979-05-04 Seattle Mariners 3 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Steve Renko Glenn Abbott -- 21,903 2:02
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Kansas City Royals 5 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Al Hrabosky Sid Monge -- 4,056 3:20
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Clancy Mike Caldwell Dave Freisleben 28,896 2:52
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Detroit Tigers 6 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall Aurelio Lopez -- 5,768 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Oakland Athletics 11 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mike Norris Jim Beattie Bob Lacey 17,705 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Chicago White Sox 7 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Francisco Barrios Sparky Lyle Mike Proly 0 2:26
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Chicago White Sox 6 Texas Rangers 7 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Ed Farmer Lerrin LaGrow -- 24,200 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Atlanta Braves 2 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Mike Krukow Rick Matula Lynn McGlothen 3,928 2:43
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Houston Astros 5 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Doug Bair Frank Riccelli -- 20,988 3:47
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Randy Lerch Don Sutton -- 42,717 2:13
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Montreal Expos 12 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ross Grimsley John D'Acquisto -- 20,309 2:03
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 New York Mets 3 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Skip Lockwood -- 19,275 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-05-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Sykes Don Robinson Buddy Schultz 13,525 2:36
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 23 15 8 .652 0.0 114 82 32 W2 7-6 8-2 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 25 16 9 .640 0.0 131 100 31 W4 9-6 7-3 2 3 7 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 1.5 130 105 25 L1 8-9 7-2 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 24 11 13 .458 4.5 93 100 -7 L2 6-8 5-5 4 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 5.0 97 95 2 L2 3-7 5-4 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 26 8 18 .308 8.5 110 154 -44 W1 5-8 3-10 6 13 25 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 23 7 16 .304 8.0 79 127 -48 L2 2-8 5-8 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 Minnesota Twins franchise | log 24 17 7 .708 0.0 122 108 14 W6 13-4 4-3 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 25 16 9 .640 1.5 147 103 44 W1 8-2 8-7 2 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 2.5 106 93 13 W1 6-6 8-3 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 24 13 11 .542 4.0 141 127 14 W1 2-7 11-4 4 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 6.5 121 117 4 L1 7-7 3-6 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 7.5 93 137 -44 W1 3-5 7-10 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 26 8 18 .308 10.0 109 145 -36 L4 0-6 8-12 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 22 16 6 .727 0.0 115 89 26 W1 5-5 11-1 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 23 15 8 .652 1.5 90 72 18 W1 5-5 10-3 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 24 13 11 .542 4.0 103 91 12 W1 5-7 7-5 3 4 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 20 10 10 .500 5.0 69 76 -7 W1 3-6 7-4 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 7.5 83 92 -9 L3 3-6 5-7 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 7.5 100 104 -4 L1 2-6 6-7 6 10 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 25 16 9 .640 0.0 114 89 25 L1 8-8 8-1 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 24 13 11 .542 2.5 105 110 -5 W2 6-4 7-7 2 5 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 4.5 119 131 -12 W3 5-9 7-5 3 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 5.5 120 132 -12 L1 6-11 5-4 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 6.0 107 121 -14 L1 5-9 6-7 5 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 23 8 15 .348 7.0 96 114 -18 L2 4-8 4-7 6 12 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bert Campaneris California Angels Hist Traded from Texas Rangers to California Angels for Dave Chalk
Dave Chalk Texas Rangers Hist Traded from California Angels to Texas Rangers for Bert Campaneris
Dave Chalk California Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)