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Sunday, May 6,1979

Sunday, May 6,1979

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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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.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 California Angels 0 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Mike Barlow -- 25,630 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Seattle Mariners 3 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park John Montague Bill Campbell -- 25,919 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Kansas City Royals 4 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paxton Al Hrabosky -- 16,352 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Lary Sorensen Mark Lemongello -- 53,962 1:44
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Detroit Tigers 6 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Marshall John Hiller -- 15,235 2:18
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Oakland Athletics 5 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Dave Heaverlo -- 46,750 2:58
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Chicago White Sox 3 Texas Rangers 0 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Ken Kravec Jon Matlack -- 12,501 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Atlanta Braves 13 Chicago Cubs 14 box | pbp Wrigley Field Bruce Sutter Gene Garber -- 21,984 3:07
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Houston Astros 5 Cincinnati Reds 17 box | pbp Cinergy Field Pedro Borbon J.R. Richard -- 0 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Houston Astros 8 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Frank Riccelli Fred Norman -- 33,618 3:00
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Philadelphia Phillies 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Nino Espinosa Doug Rau -- 42,184 2:12
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Montreal Expos 7 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bill Lee Gaylord Perry Woodie Fryman 21,034 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 New York Mets 5 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dale Murray Randy Moffitt Skip Lockwood 19,818 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-05-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Silvio Martinez Bruce Kison Darold Knowles 20,966 2:24
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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.
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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 27 18 9 .667 0.0 146 101 45 W6 9-6 9-3 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 25 16 9 .640 1.0 127 89 38 L1 7-6 9-3 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 1.5 140 106 34 W2 8-9 9-2 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 4.5 104 109 -5 W2 6-8 7-5 4 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 6.0 111 108 3 L1 4-8 5-4 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 9.0 86 134 -48 W1 2-8 6-9 6 13 24 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 28 8 20 .286 10.5 111 164 -53 L2 5-10 3-10 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 26 18 8 .692 0.0 135 122 13 W1 13-4 5-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 2.5 148 118 30 L2 8-4 8-7 2 5 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 25 14 11 .560 3.5 112 103 9 L2 6-6 8-5 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.0 148 134 14 L1 3-8 11-4 4 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 5.5 131 123 8 W2 9-7 3-6 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 8.5 102 148 -46 L2 3-7 7-10 6 11 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 10.0 116 158 -42 W1 1-7 8-12 7 12 23 -- 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 24 17 7 .708 0.0 125 100 25 W1 6-6 11-1 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 25 17 8 .680 0.5 105 72 33 W3 7-5 10-3 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 4.0 92 92 0 W3 3-6 9-4 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.0 112 99 13 W1 5-7 8-6 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 7.5 92 102 -10 W1 4-7 5-7 5 10 20 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 7.5 108 113 -5 L1 3-7 6-7 6 9 19 -- 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 28 17 11 .607 0.0 129 114 15 W1 9-10 8-1 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 1.5 130 125 5 L1 6-4 9-8 2 4 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 4.0 129 140 -11 L1 5-9 8-6 3 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 5.0 131 142 -11 L1 6-11 6-5 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 29 11 18 .379 6.5 107 136 -29 L3 5-9 6-9 5 11 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 7.5 112 137 -25 L4 4-10 4-7 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)