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Thursday, July 12,1979

Thursday, July 12,1979

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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 1979-07-12 Detroit Tigers 4 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Pat Underwood Fred Howard Aurelio Lopez 47,795 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 Detroit Tigers 0 Chicago White Sox 0 box | pbp Comiskey Park I -- 0 0:00
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 Texas Rangers 6 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Doc Medich Larry Gura -- 27,834 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 New York Yankees 14 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Catfish Hunter Mike Parrott -- 23,774 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Moose Haas Tom Underwood Bob Galasso 14,207 2:34
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 Chicago Cubs 10 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Bruce Sutter Doug Bair -- 21,804 3:23
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Bert Blyleven Joe Niekro Kent Tekulve 22,956 2:44
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 San Francisco Giants 5 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique John Montefusco Steve Rogers Gary Lavelle 21,094 2:58
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 New York Mets 12 box | pbp Shea Stadium Dock Ellis Burt Hooton -- 13,218 2:39
1979 reg season 1979-07-12 San Diego Padres 3 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Rollie Fingers Tug McGraw 33,501 2:43
10 record(s)
Standings 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.
  • 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 87 57 30 .655 0.0 413 339 74 W1 26-21 31-9 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 85 53 32 .624 3.0 460 346 114 W1 21-22 32-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 89 51 38 .573 7.0 433 380 53 W2 24-23 27-15 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 89 49 40 .551 9.0 391 359 32 W1 23-23 26-17 4 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 86 42 44 .488 14.5 420 413 7 W1 20-25 22-19 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 87 42 45 .483 15.0 393 426 -33 W3 17-25 25-20 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 90 28 62 .311 30.5 319 464 -145 L2 15-32 13-30 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 90 52 38 .578 0.0 504 406 98 L1 24-19 28-19 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 88 50 38 .568 1.0 399 363 36 W1 20-21 30-17 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 86 46 40 .535 4.0 442 396 46 W1 25-19 21-21 3 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 88 43 45 .489 8.0 459 479 -20 L5 20-25 23-20 4 8 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 87 40 47 .460 10.5 402 410 -8 L1 22-22 18-25 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 91 39 52 .429 13.5 414 468 -54 L1 15-25 24-27 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 91 25 66 .275 27.5 318 518 -200 L1 9-34 16-32 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 81 48 33 .593 0.0 353 289 64 L3 19-23 29-10 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 83 46 37 .554 3.0 394 382 12 W1 20-18 26-19 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 83 44 39 .530 5.0 367 331 36 W4 25-20 19-19 3 4 11 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 89 47 42 .528 5.0 389 384 5 W1 21-25 26-17 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 84 43 41 .512 6.5 392 371 21 L2 15-23 27-19 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 84 36 48 .429 13.5 330 374 -44 W2 16-28 19-21 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 91 53 38 .582 0.0 328 330 -2 L6 23-24 30-14 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 91 47 44 .516 6.0 396 380 16 L1 20-24 27-20 2 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 89 44 45 .494 8.0 426 415 11 W3 21-25 23-20 3 8 15 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 92 41 51 .446 12.5 353 389 -36 L1 16-29 25-22 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 89 38 51 .427 14.0 402 447 -45 W1 15-27 23-24 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 90 36 54 .400 16.5 392 430 -38 L2 14-32 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.
  • 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
Rich Gossage New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)