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Friday, June 8,1979

Friday, June 8,1979

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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 1979-06-08 Texas Rangers 0 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Doyle Alexander -- 47,539 2:17
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Minnesota Twins 1 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Dave Goltz -- 33,953 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Detroit Tigers 4 California Angels 6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Don Aase Milt Wilcox Mark Clear 28,298 2:23
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 New York Yankees 11 Kansas City Royals 10 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Ken Clay Eduardo Rodriguez -- 35,589 3:33
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Tom Buskey Dave Heaverlo -- 2,022 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Cleveland Indians 2 Seattle Mariners 6 box | pbp Kingdome Mike Parrott Wayne Garland Byron McLaughlin 7,300 2:08
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Burt Hooton Mike Krukow -- 21,162 2:03
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Montreal Expos 2 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Dan Schatzeder -- 27,833 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Houston Astros 5 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Joe Niekro Pat Zachry -- 12,196 2:24
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 Atlanta Braves 11 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Gene Garber Ron Reed -- 41,136 3:24
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 San Francisco Giants 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Enrique Romo John Curtis Grant Jackson 18,227 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-06-08 San Diego Padres 8 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Rollie Fingers Darold Knowles John D'Acquisto 18,943 3:07
12 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 56 35 21 .625 0.0 266 202 64 W3 16-14 19-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 54 33 21 .611 1.0 275 214 61 W2 12-12 21-9 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 58 32 26 .552 4.0 264 227 37 L1 14-18 18-8 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 57 31 26 .544 4.5 248 234 14 W1 13-15 18-11 4 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 50 25 25 .500 7.0 243 238 5 L2 13-16 12-9 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 54 26 28 .481 8.0 226 252 -26 L1 13-16 13-12 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 57 15 42 .263 20.5 207 309 -102 W2 9-19 6-23 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 57 34 23 .596 0.0 306 251 55 W1 16-13 18-10 1 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 54 30 24 .556 2.5 273 245 28 L1 18-10 12-14 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 56 31 25 .554 2.5 249 242 7 L1 14-13 17-12 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 57 31 26 .544 3.0 299 285 14 L3 14-15 17-11 4 8 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 55 26 29 .473 7.0 256 259 -3 L1 15-15 11-14 5 11 18 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 58 23 35 .397 11.5 270 296 -26 W2 6-15 17-20 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 57 18 39 .316 16.0 190 318 -128 L6 7-19 11-20 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 51 31 20 .608 0.0 231 188 43 L1 14-17 17-3 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 52 30 22 .577 1.5 251 213 38 L2 10-12 19-11 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 52 28 24 .538 3.5 245 219 26 W3 11-12 17-12 3 5 13 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 56 29 27 .518 4.5 240 227 13 L2 16-16 13-11 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 52 24 28 .462 7.5 224 267 -43 L1 9-14 15-14 5 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 52 21 31 .404 10.5 208 245 -37 L1 11-19 9-13 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 59 35 24 .593 0.0 235 208 27 W2 13-14 22-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 57 31 26 .544 3.0 270 256 14 W1 13-13 18-13 2 4 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 59 28 31 .475 7.0 281 268 13 W1 10-20 18-11 3 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 58 27 31 .466 7.5 276 278 -2 L1 13-18 14-13 4 8 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 60 27 33 .450 8.5 245 275 -30 W1 11-20 16-13 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 56 21 35 .375 12.5 245 307 -62 W1 9-17 12-18 6 12 24 -- 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
Jay Baller Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed out of draft (Oregon HS)
1 record(s)