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Thursday, July 5,1979

Thursday, July 5,1979

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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 1979-07-05 Kansas City Royals 4 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Stanley Bill Paschall -- 34,795 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Oakland Athletics 3 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rick Langford Nolan Ryan -- 23,793 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rich Wortham Victor Cruz Guy Hoffman 6,983 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Kip Young Phil Huffman Aurelio Lopez 13,199 2:21
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Seattle Mariners 4 Minnesota Twins 0 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Rick Honeycutt Geoff Zahn -- 8,422 2:09
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Milwaukee Brewers 3 New York Yankees 0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Lary Sorensen Ron Guidry -- 31,878 1:49
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 San Francisco Giants 4 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Greg Minton -- 12,409 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Montreal Expos 1 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Scott Sanderson Bruce Sutter 22,790 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Houston Astros 4 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver J.R. Richard Doug Bair 28,249 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 New York Mets 3 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Craig Swan Dickie Noles -- 28,720 2:10
1979 reg season 1979-07-05 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Fulgham Jim Rooker -- 16,626 2:24
11 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 81 54 27 .667 0.0 390 309 81 L3 23-18 31-9 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 79 50 29 .633 3.0 427 318 109 W3 18-19 32-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 81 47 34 .580 7.0 406 346 60 W1 22-22 25-12 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 82 44 38 .537 10.5 358 330 28 L1 18-21 26-17 4 7 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 77 37 40 .481 15.0 384 380 4 W1 16-23 21-17 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 80 36 44 .450 17.5 347 393 -46 L2 17-25 19-19 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 84 26 58 .310 29.5 300 449 -149 L1 14-30 12-28 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 Texas Rangers franchise | log 81 47 34 .580 0.0 376 337 39 W3 19-18 28-16 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 84 48 36 .571 0.5 472 387 85 L1 24-19 24-17 2 5 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 79 43 36 .544 3.0 410 365 45 L1 22-15 21-21 3 6 8 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 81 42 39 .519 5.0 436 438 -2 L6 20-22 22-17 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 80 35 45 .438 11.5 374 389 -15 W2 20-21 15-24 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 85 36 49 .424 13.0 376 431 -55 W1 15-25 21-24 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 84 24 60 .286 24.5 301 485 -184 W1 9-34 15-26 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 74 45 29 .608 0.0 326 259 67 L1 19-23 26-6 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 75 40 35 .533 5.5 339 354 -15 W1 17-17 23-18 2 3 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 76 40 36 .526 6.0 346 311 35 L1 21-17 19-19 3 4 11 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 77 40 37 .519 6.5 362 333 29 W1 12-19 27-19 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 82 42 40 .512 7.0 355 355 0 L1 21-25 21-15 5 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 77 33 44 .429 13.5 295 336 -41 W1 16-28 16-17 6 10 21 -- 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 84 52 32 .619 0.0 314 290 24 L1 22-21 30-11 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 83 42 41 .506 9.5 362 354 8 W1 20-24 22-17 2 7 15 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 82 40 42 .488 11.0 395 384 11 L3 17-22 23-20 3 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 85 37 48 .435 15.5 315 361 -46 W2 12-26 25-22 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 82 35 47 .427 16.0 364 407 -43 W6 15-27 20-20 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 83 34 49 .410 17.5 364 393 -29 L2 12-27 22-22 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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.
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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
Bobby Tolan San Diego Padres Hist Signed contract with Padres
Doug Bird Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)