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Saturday, June 16,1979

Saturday, June 16,1979

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Games on this date
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  • 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.
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  • 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 1979-06-16 Boston Red Sox 11 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dennis Eckersley Randy Scarbery -- 36,267 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Seattle Mariners 3 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sid Monge John Montague -- 22,835 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 California Angels 4 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Frost Jack Morris Dave LaRoche 39,240 2:40
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Kansas City Royals 2 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Slaton Steve Busby -- 43,784 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 New York Yankees 3 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Ron Davis Sparky Lyle -- 41,097 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Oakland Athletics 2 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Lemanczyk Steve McCatty -- 19,270 1:59
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Robinson Bob Welch -- 49,448 2:42
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Houston Astros 2 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Ross Grimsley J.R. Richard Elias Sosa 24,336 2:35
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Atlanta Braves 0 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Kevin Kobel Mickey Mahler -- 28,313 1:57
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Cincinnati Reds 3 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tug McGraw Doug Bair -- 50,224 2:26
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 Chicago Cubs 5 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ken Holtzman Gaylord Perry Bruce Sutter 27,713 2:39
1979 reg season 1979-06-16 St. Louis Cardinals 1 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Candlestick Park John Curtis Silvio Martinez -- 23,118 2:21
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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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 62 40 22 .645 0.0 299 233 66 W2 19-15 21-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 61 38 23 .623 1.5 329 243 86 W1 15-14 23-9 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 65 35 30 .538 6.5 300 275 25 W1 16-19 19-11 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 64 34 30 .531 7.0 287 271 16 W1 16-19 18-11 4 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 62 32 30 .516 8.0 272 290 -18 W5 14-17 18-13 5 9 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 58 29 29 .500 9.0 284 275 9 L3 14-17 15-12 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 66 20 46 .303 22.0 238 356 -118 W2 10-20 10-26 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 66 40 26 .606 0.0 381 299 82 W4 21-15 19-11 1 3 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 60 32 28 .533 5.0 297 281 16 L1 18-12 14-16 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 64 34 30 .531 5.0 338 338 0 L1 15-16 19-14 3 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 63 33 30 .524 5.5 280 276 4 L1 14-15 19-15 4 8 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 62 30 32 .484 8.0 307 298 9 L1 17-15 13-17 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 66 26 40 .394 14.0 295 331 -36 L2 8-19 18-21 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 65 19 46 .292 20.5 212 353 -141 L6 7-25 12-21 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 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 58 35 23 .603 0.0 253 211 42 W1 14-19 21-4 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 59 33 26 .559 2.5 288 259 29 L4 11-16 21-11 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 63 33 30 .524 4.5 270 255 15 W1 16-16 17-14 3 5 13 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 59 30 29 .508 5.5 260 292 -32 W4 13-15 17-14 4 6 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 59 30 29 .508 5.5 269 248 21 W2 13-15 17-14 5 7 16 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 59 26 33 .441 9.5 235 263 -28 W2 11-19 14-15 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 66 38 28 .576 0.0 250 231 19 L1 16-18 22-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 64 35 29 .547 2.0 301 282 19 L1 15-16 20-13 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 65 32 33 .492 5.5 319 304 15 W2 15-18 17-15 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 66 30 36 .455 8.0 317 315 2 L2 10-22 20-14 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 67 30 37 .448 8.5 266 299 -33 L2 11-22 19-15 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 63 22 41 .349 14.5 268 337 -69 L5 10-23 12-18 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jim Lonborg -- Hist Released by Phillies
Don Money Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Manny Trillo Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)