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Wednesday, May 9,1979

Wednesday, May 9,1979

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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 1979-05-09 Oakland Athletics 4 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Norris Jim Palmer -- 11,147 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 California Angels 8 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Campbell Dave LaRoche -- 24,815 3:19
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Chicago White Sox 5 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Ross Baumgarten Milt Wilcox Ken Kravec 13,167 2:52
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Cleveland Indians 8 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Rick Waits Mike Caldwell Sid Monge 10,829 2:51
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Seattle Mariners 0 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ed Figueroa Glenn Abbott -- 14,738 2:01
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Kansas City Royals 4 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Rich Gale Fergie Jenkins Renie Martin 18,324 2:54
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Pittsburgh Pirates 17 Atlanta Braves 9 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Jim Bibby Gene Garber Kent Tekulve 6,855 3:42
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Cincinnati Reds 7 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Paul Moskau Lynn McGlothen Doug Bair 10,922 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Bo McLaughlin Tom Bruno -- 11,566 4:52
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 New York Mets 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Neil Allen -- 23,313 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Philadelphia Phillies 2 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dick Ruthven Eric Rasmussen -- 15,606 2:03
1979 reg season 1979-05-09 Montreal Expos 2 San Francisco Giants 9 box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Ross Grimsley -- 6,811 2:35
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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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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 28 18 10 .643 0.0 147 111 36 W1 7-6 11-4 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 30 19 11 .633 0.0 159 112 47 L1 9-6 10-5 2 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 1.0 156 119 37 L1 8-9 10-3 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 3.5 118 124 -6 W2 6-8 9-6 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 24 11 13 .458 5.0 130 125 5 L1 4-8 7-5 5 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 27 9 18 .333 8.5 99 150 -51 W1 3-9 6-9 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 30 8 22 .267 11.0 118 186 -68 L4 5-12 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 28 20 8 .714 0.0 157 129 28 W3 13-4 7-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 4.0 170 138 32 L1 9-6 8-7 2 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 4.5 169 151 18 W1 5-9 11-4 3 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 5.0 129 124 5 L1 6-6 9-7 4 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 7.0 148 142 6 W1 10-9 3-6 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 9.0 113 161 -48 W1 5-8 7-10 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 31 10 21 .323 11.5 131 172 -41 L2 2-9 8-12 7 13 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 28 20 8 .714 0.0 127 86 41 W6 10-5 10-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 1.0 131 109 22 L1 7-7 11-1 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 5.0 120 105 15 L1 6-8 8-6 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 6.0 103 107 -4 L2 3-6 9-6 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 8.0 130 128 2 W1 5-8 6-7 5 9 19 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 10.0 98 117 -19 L3 4-10 5-7 6 11 22 -- 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 30 18 12 .600 0.0 135 122 13 W1 9-10 9-2 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 29 17 12 .586 0.5 145 136 9 W2 8-4 9-8 2 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 4.0 138 146 -8 W1 5-9 9-7 3 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 5.0 122 142 -20 W3 5-9 9-9 4 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 31 12 19 .387 6.5 145 164 -19 L4 6-11 6-8 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 8.0 127 159 -32 L1 4-10 5-9 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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
Tom Grieve -- Hist Released by Cardinals
Jerry Terrell Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)