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Thursday, June 21,1979

Thursday, June 21,1979

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Games on this date
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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 1979-06-21 Detroit Tigers 2 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Dennis Eckersley Jack Morris -- 34,316 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-06-21 Texas Rangers 3 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Sparky Lyle Dave LaRoche -- 26,422 2:53
1979 reg season 1979-06-21 Seattle Mariners 5 Chicago White Sox 9 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Francisco Barrios Joe Decker Rich Hinton 10,555 2:33
1979 reg season 1979-06-21 Minnesota Twins 2 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Caldwell Gary Serum -- 32,339 2:18
1979 reg season 1979-06-21 Toronto Blue Jays 1 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Luis Tiant Dave Lemanczyk Ron Davis 19,278 2:02
1979 reg season 1979-06-21 Kansas City Royals 7 Oakland Athletics 10 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve McCatty Steve Busby Dave Heaverlo 2,132 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-06-21 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Don Sutton Mickey Mahler Dave Patterson 10,717 2:46
7 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 66 44 22 .667 0.0 326 252 74 W6 23-15 21-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 66 41 25 .621 3.0 359 272 87 W2 15-15 26-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 69 39 30 .565 6.5 326 292 34 W5 16-19 23-11 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 69 36 33 .522 9.5 301 287 14 W1 16-20 20-13 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 63 31 32 .492 11.5 315 308 7 L2 15-20 16-12 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 66 32 34 .485 12.0 291 315 -24 L4 14-17 18-17 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 71 23 48 .324 23.5 258 376 -118 L1 12-22 11-26 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 71 42 29 .592 0.0 398 316 82 L1 21-16 21-13 1 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 4.5 295 292 3 W1 16-17 20-15 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 69 36 33 .522 5.0 365 363 2 L1 17-19 19-14 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 64 32 32 .500 6.5 316 310 6 L5 18-15 14-17 4 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 67 32 35 .478 8.0 328 321 7 W1 17-15 15-20 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 71 30 41 .423 12.0 323 351 -28 L1 12-20 18-21 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 70 21 49 .300 20.5 241 387 -146 W1 7-26 14-23 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 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 62 38 24 .613 0.0 282 223 59 W2 14-19 24-5 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 63 34 29 .540 4.5 302 274 28 L1 12-19 21-11 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 62 33 29 .532 5.0 291 258 33 W5 16-15 17-14 3 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 67 35 32 .522 5.5 298 282 16 W1 17-18 18-14 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 62 32 30 .516 6.0 278 308 -30 W1 15-16 17-14 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 63 27 36 .429 11.5 244 275 -31 L3 11-22 15-15 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 70 41 29 .586 0.0 264 257 7 W3 16-19 25-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 4.0 313 301 12 L2 16-19 20-13 2 5 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 68 33 35 .485 7.0 335 325 10 L2 15-18 18-17 3 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 70 32 38 .457 9.0 335 334 1 W1 11-22 21-16 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 71 32 39 .451 9.5 279 317 -38 W1 11-22 21-17 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 68 24 44 .353 16.0 297 364 -67 L2 10-24 14-20 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Gary Gaetti Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Northwest Missouri State)
1 record(s)