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Tuesday, May 29,1979

Tuesday, May 29,1979

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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 1979-05-29 Cleveland Indians 2 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Rich Wortham Eric Wilkins Randy Scarbery 7,787 2:36
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Baltimore Orioles 8 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Palmer Paul Splittorff -- 22,731 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 New York Yankees 3 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Moose Haas Catfish Hunter -- 21,891 2:02
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 California Angels 6 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Jim Barr Mike Parrott Dave LaRoche 4,068 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Detroit Tigers 9 Toronto Blue Jays 8 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Tobik Tom Buskey John Hiller 11,449 3:03
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Cincinnati Reds 1 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Randy Niemann Paul Moskau -- 17,458 2:09
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 San Francisco Giants 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Terry Forster Gary Lavelle -- 35,845 3:03
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Philadelphia Phillies 0 Montreal Expos 9 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Dick Ruthven -- 32,078 2:17
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Chicago Cubs 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Don Robinson Ken Holtzman -- 7,196 2:07
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Atlanta Braves 3 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Tony Brizzolara -- 0 2:52
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 Atlanta Braves 2 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Owchinko Phil Niekro Rollie Fingers 15,340 1:52
1979 reg season 1979-05-29 New York Mets 6 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Pat Zachry Pete Vuckovich Skip Lockwood 14,149 2:25
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 47 30 17 .638 0.0 243 182 61 W1 15-11 15-6 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 44 26 18 .591 2.5 217 178 39 L1 9-10 17-8 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 49 27 22 .551 4.0 232 191 41 W1 11-16 16-6 3 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 47 25 22 .532 5.0 208 196 12 L1 11-14 14-8 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 7.0 209 208 1 W4 8-12 12-9 5 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 46 20 26 .435 9.5 181 219 -38 L3 7-14 13-12 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 48 12 36 .250 18.5 183 269 -86 L3 6-15 6-21 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 48 29 19 .604 0.0 264 212 52 W4 15-12 14-7 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 44 26 18 .591 1.0 232 213 19 W1 16-7 10-11 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 46 27 19 .587 1.0 214 198 16 W3 13-9 14-10 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 48 27 21 .563 2.0 266 249 17 L1 13-12 14-9 4 6 8 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 47 24 23 .511 4.5 230 221 9 W2 13-12 11-11 5 9 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 49 17 32 .347 12.5 215 260 -45 L3 6-15 11-17 6 12 24 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 48 16 32 .333 13.0 165 263 -98 L1 6-18 10-14 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 42 27 15 .643 0.0 198 168 30 W1 12-12 15-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 46 27 19 .587 2.0 212 182 30 L2 14-9 13-10 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 43 23 20 .535 4.5 181 159 22 L1 10-12 12-9 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 43 21 22 .488 6.5 202 192 10 W3 11-12 10-10 4 7 16 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 43 20 23 .465 7.5 189 218 -29 L1 9-12 11-11 5 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 43 17 26 .395 10.5 167 198 -31 W1 7-15 9-12 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 47 26 21 .553 0.0 229 221 8 L1 13-11 13-10 1 3 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 50 27 23 .540 0.5 204 187 17 W1 12-14 15-9 2 4 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 49 25 24 .510 2.0 227 220 7 L4 11-11 14-13 3 6 15 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 50 24 26 .480 3.5 227 213 14 W1 8-15 16-11 4 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 51 22 29 .431 6.0 199 238 -39 W3 8-16 14-13 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 47 18 29 .383 8.0 209 248 -39 L2 8-15 10-14 6 12 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)